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Desperados Cowboy Restaurant

301 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
+1 605-574-2959
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
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301 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner, ordered fish. The rice and vegetables were not cooked enough. They were hard. Service was good, restaurant was clean, prices are reasonable. We were told at our hotel that the restaurant recently changed ownership.

Thank RCH07
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was pleasantly surprised how nice this restaurant actually is with a good menu to chose from - moderately price. Interesting building inside also

Thank Patti D
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The place is a bit of the old West with some very good food. Breakfast is well worth it. Service is excellent.

1  Thank jprince1444
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The best bacon of the trip! A generous portion on a great BLT. The burger was terrific. A great lunch--understand we were lucky to not have to wait!

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Great food, friendly service. Hubby and I have been here a few times. Also, brought daughter, son-in-law and their young sons for supper one evening.

Thank SouthDakotaGrandma
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has good food, excellent service, and a family friendly atmosphere. You don't have to be dressed up, casual is fine. Oh yes, I had the sirloin that was cooked to perfection !!!

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Everything we ordered was wonderful. Great service and even though they would be closing the next day for the season, we still had a full menu! greatly appreciated! would definitely go back.

1  Thank DaGroomer1650
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We spent the entire day running and bike riding the Mickelson Trail and were tired and hungry. After a LOT of looking, many restaurants were closed for the season, we came across Desperados. We were quoted a 45 minute wait, but had no other choice....More

1  Thank Terri R
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, I had the Buffalo sirloin and it was very good, my wife had the chicken fried chicken and loved it. Everything was homemade. Tool our orders quickly and our food came right out. Will go again if we are in the area.

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after a day of exploring Mt Rushmore and taking a trip on the 1880 train. The building itself is historic and the decor was just right for a Texan! I had the BLT and my husband had the Desperado burger, both with...More

Thank mlthackerson
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Peter L
1 August 2017|
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Response from Gail H | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure either, but we were there in early May. I do think they are open year around.
15 July 2016|
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Response from Rudi M | Property representative |
Hi thank you for the question. Yes we serve beer and wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-574-2959
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