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21559 US Highway 385, Deadwood, SD 57732-7328
+1 605-578-1186
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
2 weeks ago
“Great food, but pricey”
1 Dec 2016
“Neat PLace”
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Diner
21559 US Highway 385, Deadwood, SD 57732-7328
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service & the friendliest staff. They're a bit pricey. We ordered 2 cheeseburgers, 1 order of fries and 1 small and 1 large drink... total of $27.50

Thank texassungirl
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Stopped here en route to Mt Rushmore and glad we did. Kind of a quirky throwback drive-in type place. Small counter set up inside but the food is good. Service is quick and prices are fair for a touristy type place. Stop there if you're...More

Thank KC_Friar
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Happened along on a really rainy day. The food was excellent ( try their 1/2 Lb burger), and the atmosphere intriguing.Service was fast and efficient, and we all read the little decades magazines while we waited. Price was fair for quality of food, and staff...More

Thank Beautifulbluewaskesi
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stopped to wait out a storm on our Harley and had some ice cream and drinks. A nice little family place. The soft serve ice cream was good and they were very nice hosts as we waited out the weather. We very much appreciated...More

Thank KarenM4799
Reviewed 11 August 2016

While on the prowl for a "non-chain" lunch stop while headed into Deadwood, we spied Boondocks on the way in. After spending a couple of hours in Deadwood, we were on a mission to locate Boondocks on the way back to Keystone. It looked for...More

1  Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

These are some of the best burgers around. We stopped by and mostly just locals there. Seems like they know where to stop for a bite.

2  Thank Alex H
Sarah S, Owner at Boondocks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 13 July 2016

Looking at the old reviews, we expected to see quite a bit of 50's/60's nostalgia and the old car collection. Apparently the old owners went out of business last year and auctioned everything off. There are no cars, some cheap pictures of old stars and...More

2  Thank gramps-nanna
Sarah S, Manager at Boondocks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

I'm sorry you thought our prices were high. We charge $6.95 for a half pound hand pattied burger, they are fresh never frozen. It is an extra $.50 for deluxe. French fries are $1.89. The reason fries are not included is because it gives our...More

Reviewed 2 July 2016

It was a typical diner. No fancy food. Service was good; they were staffed partly by middle or high school kids. We had ice cream only, and it was fine. Not many choices in that area, and this was one of the better options. They...More

Thank Profteacher
Sarah S, Owner at Boondocks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for your review. Three of our waitresses are high school students and two of them are my granddaughters. I am so proud of how hard they have been working.

Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We only stopped for ice cream, and it took soooo long just to get that! It looks like a cute place, tho i don't anything about the food, only that it was horribly slow

Thank Mctalker
Sarah S, Owner at Boondocks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

I'm sorry your ice cream order took so long. We have a new machine and were having problems with the adjustments. We have it figured out now and the ice cream is great.

Reviewed 31 May 2016

on the bike and stopped in to avoid any weather that looked like it was going to hit, they moved the picnic tables so we could put the bikes under the roof, very nice! we had a very good lunch, husband had a burger and...More

1  Thank 439janellec
Sarah S, Owner at Boondocks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2016

Thank you for your review. We have met a lot of nice people under our roof during rain storms.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$3 - US$9
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21559 US Highway 385, Deadwood, SD 57732-7328
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Deadwood
  • Phone Number: +1 605-578-1186
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** WE ARE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK... 10 AM TO 8 PM ALL SUMMER LONG ** Boondocks is a 1950's Drive Up Diner with an additional Indoor Rock n Roll Dining Room! We also have a wonderful nostalgic Gift Shop that offers even camping and clothing items! Along with the Convienence store, we have the only 94 High Octane gas available in the area. Let us know what you think and Star rate our services :)
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