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Murdo Drive-In

212 Kennedy Ave, Murdo, SD 57559-2005
+1 605-669-2972
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (19 reviews)
“onion rings” (16 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
212 Kennedy Ave, Murdo, SD 57559-2005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for dinner on our way back from Yellowstone. They had the best burgers that we had during our entire vacation! Even Jackson Hole did not compare to the service and food quality that we enjoyed at this little drive-in. The family-owned atmosphere...More

Thank sheryl292017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to The Badlands. Perfect stop for lunch. Small place but easily got a table. Food came out quickly. Super friendly service. Amazing burgers. Large fries order easily enough for 4 of us to share. Tried the Rhubarb shake and it was a...More

Thank Ywggirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good grass fed beef burgers, but very expensive. The patty is large and juicy. Fries like McDonalds. Very clean. Takes time since they cook each burger fresh.

Thank GweninTX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, nice staff and you can sit outside. If you come with the expectation of a fancy dinner you'll be disappointed bit if you want some stuff food on the road it's probably the best you can do on Murdo.

Thank David E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the $4.75 hamburger - it is excellent meat but is served plain. Need to tell them if want grilled onions etc. The toasted buns were a nice touch. The hamburger was huge - a third of a pound - you could definitely share...More

Thank JoyLT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after seeing the reviews on TripAdvisor. However, I would not eat here again. It was really busy which is not an issue if the service is good, but the ordering process took an abnormally long time. When I got up to order,...More

Thank Ang H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our long drive across the country, we are determined to avoid all chains and found this place. The reviews are right- friendly staff, great food and super convenient from the highway. Bathrooms are clean and pretty hip. Worth the quick trip.

Thank NJ_Expat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't expecting much as this was one of only two places to eat on a recent weekday night. We were very pleasantly surprised to get a great meal and we topped it off with a fantastic ice cream treat. I had the fried fish...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We rolled into town late after a day of driving. Food options were scarce at 9:30pm. We walked a block from our hotel to the Murdo Drive In. We checked to see if they were still open and the owner? was welcoming. The kids had...More

Thank Brent A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

After driving through 5 states we were starving for a good home cooked meal. The Burgers at Murdo's Drive in were amazing!!! I had the Bacon Burger, and my sister enjoyed the Cheese Burger. They use fresh grass fed Beef in hand formed patties and...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Donna F |
Sorry, missed this question. The day after Mother's Day 2016. 2017 May 22nd will be the first day they are open.
30 June 2015|
Response from Eagle-Eye24 | Reviewed this property |
Positive. The Cafe is called GTO. The Drive in is "after" the Shell station & museum up the road on your right. Small place colored orange.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Kennedy Ave, Murdo, SD 57559-2005
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Murdo
  • Phone Number: +1 605-669-2972
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