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Red Garter Saloon

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Address: 124 Winter St, Keystone, SD 57751-2033
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+1 605-666-4274
13:30 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 13:30 - 00:00

Red Garter Saloon was established over 50 years ago and is under the same...

Red Garter Saloon was established over 50 years ago and is under the same family ownership today. Red Garter is open seasonally from April to Mid-October. Our Bar features live music, comedy western shows from Memorial Day through September.(Admission fee applies to the 3x daily comedy western show only), great décor and atmosphere, along with a large selection of craft beer, wine, and cocktails. Red Garter Saloon is family friendly, and is a separate business connected with The Ruby House Restaurant for all food service.

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Enjoy A Beverage And People Watch

Stopped in for a couple of beverages, inside they had a band playing, some interesting characters dancing, we decided to sit outside and enjoy the weather and do some people... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
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208 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stopped in for a couple of beverages, inside they had a band playing, some interesting characters dancing, we decided to sit outside and enjoy the weather and do some people watching. It is a really good spot located right on the main drag and the outdoor seating is right on the boardwalk. It is a great spot to unwind and... More 

Thank butch447
Boise, Idaho
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

After a long day of sightseeing, we were famished and thirsty! Since we were here after the traditional tourist season, many places were closed. We wandered into the Red Garter and found the Old West! We also found excellent service, great brews and delicious food! The huckleberry chicken salad was exceptional! Would like to see this place in full swing... More 

Thank Christine W
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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66 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The ribs were fall off the bone good! The atmosphere was great and the waitresses were amazing. You have to order drinks separate from your meal as it comes from a separate bar, but that doesn't take away from the experience at all!

Thank jezzikais
Red G, Manager at Red Garter Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you! We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. More 

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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The Red Garter Saloon has all the potential of being a great place to relax and enjoy Keystone. The band was fun, the beer was cold but count your change. The fun stopped when we had a waitress taking the liberty of tipping herself from our change. We recovered our money and another group out in the porch caught her... More 

Thank skooter84
Red G, General Manager at Red Garter Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, and we are very sorry for this event. The Red Garter does not tolerate this type of activity from any our employees; Ever. We have a dedicated core group, each with a long history of employment here. We do hire some extra seasonal staff to help with the summer rush. We have interviewed all shift... More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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201 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My family was in town after visiting Mt. Rushmore, so we needed some lunch. The lines were long at some of the other places, but the saloon has a window up stairs which serves the seats on the out door balcony. I thought the lunch was a little bit expensive, but there are few choices in this small town and... More 

Thank 1967Yankeesfan
Red G, Manager at Red Garter Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry you were disappointed with lunch. The Red Garter is a separate entity from the Balcony Grill, I will pass your comments over to them for review. Thank you for visiting, we are sorry you experience was less than excellent. More 

Calgary, Canada
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128 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Stopped in for a quick beer on the way through town. The décor is very cool. Just like the old west. Service was very friendly, fast and efficient. Beer selection was excellent. I enjoyed a nice local brew from the Miner Brewing company nearby in the black hills.

Thank Grant H
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Excellent place to relax with a drink in Keystone. They have duo playing every night. They are very talented. We danced to the music and really enjoyed ourselves. The drinks are low priced and the wait service is excellent.

Thank Dalinda G
Shipley, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Red Garter is divided into two areas; downstairs is more of a restaurant and dearer than upstairs, which is lower budget. However, the burgers we both ordered weren't the best. We have had better food for less money on many occasions in the United States. If you find yourself in Keystone and are looking for something cheap, this may... More 

Thank Phil H
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328 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking to rest and have refreshments. And we were waiting to catch the train. The guy outside hawking us in said we would be done in time for the train. It was a comedy, joking, corny, some singing and just an all around fun time. The kids liked it. Cost about $5. We made the train on time.

Thank Darlene H
Glenwood, Iowa
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Stopped in for a quick bite after visiting Mount. Rushmore. Very nice decor depicting the old west. Food was a little pricey, but what do you expect in tourist season.

Thank Craign01

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