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Ponderosa Restaurant

) #16 of 21 Restaurants in Hill City €€ - €€€ American
12320 Hwy 244, Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA Resort, Hill City, SD 57745
+1 605-574-9559
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good42%
  • Average36%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“tacos” (7 reviews)
“wraps” (2 reviews)
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12320 Hwy 244, Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA Resort, Hill City, SD 57745
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were staying at the KOA & decided to take a chance. Definitely better than warmed up cans of soup! We had the buffalo meatloaf which was delicious & generously portioned. Service was swift & courteous. The price was high. $35 for 2 people!

Thank ccindyk48
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were staying at the Lodge on the property, so eating here was very convenient as opposed to driving miles into town. The staff greeted us as we walked in and seated up immediately. Service for the balance of the meal was very good. The...More

Thank UpNorth13
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Arriving late to the lodge, we had to hurry for dinner before they closed at 9pm. could not locate easy access - had to walk a flight of stairs and restaurant is split level - not easy for limited mobility. Limited menu - ordered the...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The taco was greasy, rice was dry and crusty like it was old and reheated, and beans were dry and barely cooked. I thought I was having leftovers at home. They need to change the oil more often to make the taco shell less greasy....More

Thank kelly42
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The service was great but the food needs some tweaking . Quality of the food needs some work I have had better food at Golden Corral. This could be a great venue but the menu is geared more towards parents traveling with kids. The service...More

Thank Rivers1150
Reviewed 17 August 2016

the food is spectacular and the people are real nice and friendly just the best good portions such a great place

Thank tonyespin
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The food was average, but having it located right in the camping/rv park was perfect for just walking to have a meal. We didn't eat there but we had some drinks. Staff was polite and helpful!

Thank gretelv14
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We used this restaurant to cater our family reunion. The food was plentiful and quite good. We also ate breakfast at the restaurant while we were there, and thought the food and service was very good.

Thank D P
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The location was nice except to get to the restaurant you had to go up alot of steps. Located on KOA campground ad right across from horse rides. Buffalo meatloaves were pretty good . Good sized portions. Good service.

Thank pam d
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My family and I stopped in as we were camping at Palmer Gulch. There was no waiting, the service was good and the food was great.

Thank Jbrewka
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12320 Hwy 244, Mt. Rushmore/Hill City KOA Resort, Hill City, SD 57745
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-574-9559
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