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Hill City Cafe

309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
+1 605-574-4582
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“patty melt” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very good and the staff went above and beyond to see that our experience was enjoyable. Our steaks came out a little on the cool side, and we were given additional steaks, free drinks, and a discount. I definitely appreciated their desire...More

Thank Sunflower1951
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The closest place we found open for breakfast we decided to come here to start our day before we did the 1880 Train Ride. The food was disappointing, my boyfriend got the chicken fired steak, it was dry and tasted like it had been microwaved....More

Thank sazach8016
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We decided on the breakfast buffet, but when we got our food it was lukewarm, which means by the time we got to the last item on our plate it was cold. As for taste it wasn't anything special. The best part was the fresh...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Our recent trip to the Hill City Cafe - was an unexpected excellent experience!! Great food, a very helpful and attentive waitress (Sharon/Sheri?) - was much appreciated after a long day of driving and sightseeing! We highly recommend the Hill City Cafe. I had the...More

Thank BobandMunda
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were passing through town and stopped here for dinner. An old fashioned greasy spoon with alot of local character. Had a special of sirloin steak and shrimp platter for $14.99. Really tasty, with vegetables, baked potato and roll. Another platter of fried chicken was...More

Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We were served quickly by a fantastic waitress with a great personality. Knows what she's doing. Lunchtime was a good time not over run. Good food. Would go again.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The food was ok - however we waited an hour to get it and it was cold. I understand they are busy with tourists but that should be a given in their location. They just don't seem to have the staff or facility to keep...More

Thank DMBailey06
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I'm a repeat customers to the Café but I won't return when I return to Hill City. To be fair I had the grilled Trout, which was very good. My wife had pork chops which tasted rancid and old. Within a half hour of our...More

Thank TimRiL
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I thought this would be better. It wasn't. Took my family of five to this place and man was I disappointed! I ordered the corn beef hash and two eggs. Very small portions and my eggs were not done to specs. I ordered over medium...More

Thank jama80
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The burgers were delicious. The onion rings we're good. But an overall cost of $35 for lunch seems a little expensive.

Thank Thomas D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-574-4582
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