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Carvers Cafe

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, 13000 Highway 244, Bldg. 81, Keystone, SD 57751
+1 605-574-2515
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (18 reviews)
“ice cream” (45 reviews)
“buffalo steak” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial, 13000 Highway 244, Bldg. 81, Keystone, SD 57751
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate lunch here while visiting Mt Rushmore. Cafeteria style dining with many selections. Prices were reasonable to high depending on what you got. Food was good, view of Mt Rushmore through all of the windows.

Thank Manderson97
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a nice place at Mount Rushmore National Memorial to have lunch or get a coffee. I just got an iced latte, which was very good. There was also seating with a nice menu. If you’re touring around the area, I would recommend this...More

Thank TravelerfromNJ2
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several cafeteria options. We just wanted to have a cold drink and a hotdog. It can get very crowded at peak times and finding a table. The food was typical cafeteria quality and met our needs.

Thank Teri K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is really good here from pot roast to buffalo stew to buffalo burgers and subs to pizza. They have a good variety of food to choose from and next door is big ice cream cones.

Thank pbskateso
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were starving when we arrived and all wanted different things. While the restaurant was crowded the lines moved really quickly. They had at least three lines with different types of food. I got the buffalo stew and it was a right sized portion (not...More

Thank WAHC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafeteria style with a variety of selections and something for everyone. Food was good and ice cream was very good. Convenient to grab a quick bite while at the monument.

Thank heathkp1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had an ice cream treat in the cafeteria. Ice cream was quite good - prices about as expected for tourist location.

Thank J D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a hot July day, we were served very promptly. Good sized servings of ice cream enjoyed in large comfortable dining area. View of Rushmore from dining area. Restrooms nearby.

Thank mtscribe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to relax after walking the area. Lots of seating. There was a good choice of food. Try the buffalo cheesburger !

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for the legendary ice cream, but wished we had planned to eat there. The food smelled great and looked fairly reasonable for breakfast. It was just that we had already eaten breakfast. There seemed to be lots of seating too, for when the...More

Thank hrharris82
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2018|
Response from Marty7751 | Property representative |
Pets on a leash (no longer than six feet) are permitted only in the parking garages and the areas adjacent to them. Service dogs, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, are permitted to accompany... More
14 July 2015|
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Response from DJH2010 | Reviewed this property |
We had lunch there. Didn't pay attention to times for breakfast. In looking at their Website they serve breakfast 8-10:30 a.m.
2 April 2015|
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Response from Marty7751 |
We do offer some gluten free menu items: Baked Chicken Buffalo Chili Hamburgers w/gluten free buns Instant mashed potatoes Vegetables Salad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Rushmore National Memorial, 13000 Highway 244, Bldg. 81, Keystone, SD 57751
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone
  • Phone Number: +1 605-574-2515
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