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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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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (20 reviews)
“ice cream” (47 reviews)
“buffalo steak” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, 13000 Highway 244, Bldg. 81, Keystone, SD 57751
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ever since the first time I watched Eva Marie Saint pretend to kill Cary Grant in this restaurant it has been on my bucket list. (Silly, I know.) The service was super fast, our pot roast dinner was delicious, and we happily chowed down. The...More

Thank Insuregal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, polite, and good food; stop in for a nice time. You won't find a friendlier reception anywhere.

Thank NorthStar08248328902
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant during our visit to Mount Rushmore and had an enjoyable lunch. Nothing fancy but hot and filling.

Thank Davy1950inv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Title tells you why we used this. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Good selection available. Choose a seat to view the Monument so you can get to it quickly when it clears.

Thank nsander219
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We were hungry by the time we got to Mt Rushmore so grabbed a bite. Pretty good selection, fair price and we needed the break.

Thank alanvoetsch
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The best thing I can say about this place is the view! You are looking directly at Mount Rushmore. The food was so so at best. We had grilled chicken sandwiches with chips. No seasoning on the sandwich. It was very bland. You need to...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We had to visit the Carvers Café as part of our time at Mount Rushmore. They serve ice cream from the original Thomas Jefferson's vanilla ice cream recipe! It was tasty and rich. There are plenty of seats in the café, and you can sit...More

Thank Pettite
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Sunday dinner. You can get a hot meal or sandwiches. Prices are very reasonable, and who can beat eating dinner while looking out on the monument?

Thank AVGTXN
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Located at the base of Mt Rushmore, this restaurant offers great views of the mountain. My wife and I had a bowl of Buffalo Stew. I would say it was average tasting. It is pricey for the amount you get, but I guess that goes...More

Thank Harry46342
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Once you take your photos of the Presidents at Mt. Rushmore and use the facilities, what else can you do? We ate at Carver’s and it was delicious.

Thank Peter F
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pollyann16
24 March 2018|
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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
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Mulhair
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.
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jssessle
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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