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BaRLee's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
253 Swanzey St, Keystone, SD 57751-2043
+1 605-666-5509
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (46 reviews)
“smoked chicken” (16 reviews)
“wings” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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253 Swanzey St, Keystone, SD 57751-2043
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1 - 10 of 497 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to BaRLee's basically because there was only one other place open in Keystone. It's quite a grungy place, and nobody looked happy, particularly the staff. We sat down and waited for about 10 minutes, but nobody took our order. My husband went to the...More

Thank GemmaTravels
Brenda P, Owner at BaRLee's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I apologize that you were not acknowledged immediately. What day were you in our establishment and did you check in to be seated as the sign stated.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a 2nd time this trip because we thought we’d give them a 2nd chance. There were 3 servers for about 30 people. At first took over 1/2 an hour for drinks and then we had to reorder. Waited 45 minutes at least...More

Thank SandyMinnesota
Brenda P, Owner at BaRLee's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. However there are many inaccuracies in your statements.

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Late lunch after coming back from Custer State Park. Needed someplace to have lunch after coming back into town before returning to our hotel. We had passed BaRLees a few times during the week but didn't stop. So we decided to give it a try....More

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Visited for dinner when we were tired from having a long trip to get to Mt. Rushmore. Found the food, service, and prices to be really good in light of the isolated resort location. Was impressed how the light staff handled the fairly busy scene...More

Thank DMBalt
Brenda P, Owner at BaRLee's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thank you for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us at BarLees.

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We had delicious smoked pork sandwiches. The waiters weren’t real friendly. Most tables are the bar height tables. I would go back for the food.

Thank Colleen N
Brenda P, Owner at BaRLee's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us.

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Our food was cold and awful. The noise level was terrible. Waited to be seated, waitress very abrupt, service awful as well as the food.

Thank Tourist803780
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We chose this restaurant, among many others in Keystone, because of the huge smoker outside. Here you will find some very well-cooked and smoked bbq ribs.. The food tasted so good! But what lack of service. We ordered appetizers and main course. After a long...More

Thank Kristian A
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I'm not sure why people are rating this place so low! This is our first time visiting South Dakota and went on TripAdvisor for recommendations for places to eat and grab a beer. We went with the higher recommendations (Ruby House Restaurant & Red Garter...More

Thank Nicole R
Brenda P, Owner at BaRLee's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your excellent review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your time with us at BarLees!

Reviewed 20 September 2018

The restaurant wasn't crowded and our service was slow. They were out of their smoked barbeque which they are known for. How can that be?!

Thank elleb333
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I'll qualify the rating since it is late in the season and several shops and restaurants have either closed already or will close but months end. The service was very very slow and there were only two people visible while we were there. It took...More

1  Thank Bob S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Swanzey St, Keystone, SD 57751-2043
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone
  • Phone Number: +1 605-666-5509
  • E-mail
Description
Bar & Grill, Kids menu, Live entertainment, large group accommodation, local delivery, carry-out.
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