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) #20 of 21 Restaurants in Hill City €€ - €€€ Mexican
148 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8001
+1 605-574-2932
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible30%
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“tamales” (17 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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148 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking the 11:00 AM train from Keystone to Hill City gets you in at 12:00 PM. In the one hour layover time is just enough time to grab a quick meal, a coffee and return to the train for the 1PM departure. Ricos Restaurant was...More

Thank capemaytraveler
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The food they offer is still good. The restaurant is family owned and "Mom" is an excellent cook. But they no longer offer chicken. We eat Kosher, so we don't eat pork, and that leaves us with Beef tamales- husband said they were yummy, Cheese...More

Thank 396ruby
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My wife and I had eaten here several times in past years and the food was always very good. I don't know if there was a change in ownership for this tourist season but they no longer have a printed menu, they have the choices...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Only 2 options- Carnitas or Tamales. No tacos, burritos, or even nachos. My fiancé asked for more cheese on his tamales and got charged $2.50 PER TAMALE for a little extra cheese. It was $41 for tamales, carnitas, the extra cheese, and two cans of...More

Thank mekayla929
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and they only had two items on the menu, tamales and pork carnitas. My daughter got a tamale and enjoyed it. My husband and I shared the carnitas since it was $14.99 a plate. There was more than enough for two...More

Thank cathubodva2008
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Hill City to see the wonderful museum and Rico's was recommended by museum employee. We enjoyed our lunch with great tasting burritos. The very friendly owner was the waitress, the cook, and she handled bussing tables. It wasn't crowded and she did a...More

Thank DMK62563
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stopped for lunch and though it was noon, there was only one server. We suspected she was also handling the kitchen because 2 other tables filled up and it took about 45 minutes to get out food. It was bland, smothered with cheddar cheese...More

Thank Leonor M
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Server was friendly. Small interior but service was very slow. The chips and salsa, chips and cheese were expensive. Cheese was canned nacho cheese and chips were greasy, some with no salt and others with way too much. Lemonade and iced tea were not good,...More

Thank Hannah A
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Service was good and fast. The food was a bit bland without much flavor. Kind of pricey for what we got but understand it is in a tourist town.

Thank SandeeAndy
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I had the bean tostadas and a tamale. The refried beans here are very tasty. This place exceeded my expectations for Mexican food in this area. Service was quick. The place is small and there were only two ladies doing all the work when we...More

Thank Carbec11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8001
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hill City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-574-2932
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