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Red's Chicken House and BBQ

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80415 Highway 16A, Keystone, SD
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Arlington, Texas
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

The menu choices are very limited. But to add insult to injury, The food was flavorless. How can someone screw up fried chicken???!!!!! The fact that it was expensive didn't help either. The setting and the utensils scream cheap, cheap, cheap. Even the water tasted and looked nasty! Please don't waste you money and time! Thumbs down!

2 Thank primnpretty
Lenexa, Kansas, United States
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We stopped at this place thinking the menu looked good. The service was slow. The prices were high. The food was mediocre at best. While we were there, they said that their fryer was broken, so we couldn't order anything fried, like chicken or chicken tenders. We ordered some brisket sandwiches with French fries (which I guess they baked). The... More 

1 Thank KC_Scottie
Olathe, Kansas
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

As others before, we stopped here after a trip to Mount Rushmore. What a disappointment! First, with several tables open, the wait staff said it would be several minutes before we could be seated. Once we were seated, we overheard another wait person explain the reasons a young boy should not drink a diet cola because of the sugar substitute... More 

Thank Bob K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

A few friend and I stopped here on July 20 for lunch after visiting Mt Rushmore. Started out okay, short wait for a table although there numerous open tables available. Seated us at a booth for 6, there was 7 of us. Food was edible, nothing special. Flies were thick and we had to fight them for out meal. When... More 

4 Thank Scott B
New Jersey
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We stopped here on our way back from Mt Rushmore - we just arrived in South Dakota and I was attracted to the "BBQ" sign. So we gave it a try. I wanted BBQ chicken - They were out of white meat chicken when we got there - so I ordered the chicken strips... ummm... not great. They were the... More 

2 Thank njgirl93
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

We walked up from the Alpine slide. Chose to sit outside because it was a nice day and honestly cooler outside than inside. I had the Hawaiian pulled pork sandwich, my husband had the brisket Philly. Meat was dry, but they have good homemade sauce to help with that. Good flavor. Nice staff, and the couple that was sitting outside... More 

Thank ajagonz
Hot Springs, South Dakota
1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2014

The owner and staff have supported our Veterans at the SD State Veterans Home in Hot Springs, SD for years. Every year REDS CHICKEN HOUSE AND BBQ donate for the fund raiser FREEDOM RIDE POKER RUN August 3, 2014. And are the 2nd stop of the Freedom Ride poker run. To me this is the best place in the Black... More 

Thank kojack57747
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Ordered 3 piece chicken Got dried out strips Others ordered pirk ribs no way they were pork and they were awful Then after we ate she tells us she added a gratuity on a party of 6 Then told me to leave when I asked where it was stated in the menu This is the worst place in Keystone We... More 

1 Thank qualitystinks
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We were starving after driving the Iron Mountain Road and this was the first restaurant we encountered going into Keystone. It's part of a big strip mall full of souvenir shops. The BBQ was okay, but a little pricey. We had to eat outside and fight the houseflies for lunch. (On our ten day trip, seemed like lots of restaurants... More 

Thank Ken N
Ulysses, Kansas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

The food was good and had some great flavor. The kids led the wings and the brisket was good. The chicken sandwich was very dry, but the potato salad and baked beans made up for it. You might have to fight the flies for your food. The place could be cleaned and the staff needs a smile. Won't eat here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80415 Highway 16A, Keystone, SD
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Keystone
  • Phone Number: 605-666-4949

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?