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Theodore's Dining Room

) #1 of 11 Restaurants in Medora ₹₹₹₹ American
301 3rd Ave, Medora, ND
+1 701-623-4444
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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301 3rd Ave, Medora, ND
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely 'last night here' dinner. The food is beautifully prepared and presented. Dining room is cozy and generally quiet. (Unfortunately midway through our dinner a really NOISY group came in and they were loud and crass. We hoped someone from the restaurant...More

1  Thank happy2go80
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The ambiance, wine and salmon were all outstanding! No reservations needed this time of year. Quiet in terms of patrons did not diminish the quality of the food or the service.

2  Thank BA32792
Reviewed 8 October 2016

When I heard that the restaurant was closing for the season on the following night, I was somewhat nervous to order especially when looking at the prices. Since there are not many other options for a meal in this town due to everything being closed...More

1  Thank Tammy J
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The elegantly set tables in this restaurant were quite a contrast to the rest of the town. Staff was friendly and well trained, I wanted to love it, but the food was just average and very expensive. Although my husbands Walleye was wonderful, one out...More

2  Thank NatParkTrvlr
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a lovely dinner at Theodore's Dining Room (in the Rough Rider Hotel). For fine dining, the prices were not too high. I had shrimp and grits and it included any salad on the menu. The entree was delicious and the beet salad I...More

1  Thank Sillycat
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The combination of Theodore Roosevelt history and excellent dining made for a fine dining experience. We had the Bison and Walleye dinners. They were both excellent. After a great cheese cake dessert we wandered through the lobby checking out the library, TR letters and other...More

1  Thank Kyra H
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Theodore’s Dining Room is located right in the Rough Riders Hotel. It is pricey, but very good. We ate there three times. Dinner was a fabulous Panko encrusted walleye filet with asparagus and grits, a bottle of wine and one desert ($100). We could have...More

Thank PapaJerryW
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Expensive. Overpriced for the quality and choice of food. Only "nice" restaurant in Medora. The restaurant is convenient especially if one is staying in the Rough Riders Hotel. It is open until 9 p.m. which is a great help since all other restaurants in Medora...More

Thank Lovella1960
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This was one of the best meals in one of the most interesting settings that we have ever enjoyed in the United States. Emanuel, our server, was from Argentina and I believe he enjoyed serving us as much as we enjoyed him. We split a...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ate breakfast here with a group of friends. The food, service, and atmosphere are all excellent. I love the lobby of the hotel, the fireplace, the books that are shelved there, and the decor in general. The breakfast was plentiful, in large portions, and...More

Thank LeeJ60
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Harold W
Do you take reservations?
18 May 2017|
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Harold W
Do you take reservations?
18 May 2017|
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When do they open in May??? I was there this past May 20-23, and they were closed. thanks, Bob Knupp
28 November 2016|
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Response from Kara A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Go to their website ... google "rough riders hotel medora" .... i'd send you the link but it's not allowed here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 3rd Ave, Medora, ND
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Medora
  • Phone Number: +1 701-623-4444
  • E-mail
Theodore's Dining Room at the Rough Riders Hotel, also attached to the dining room and hotel is TRs Tavern