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Desperados Cowboy Restaurant

301 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
+1 605-574-2959
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“walleye” (58 reviews)
“buffalo burger” (109 reviews)
“walnut pie” (17 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
301 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8909
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped here. Recommend by a local person. We had a wonderful lunch. Portions were perfect!! We had a larger party. The wait staff did have troubles making sure that we were all taken care of. The food was delicious. I would go back to...More

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate lunch here after riding the 1880 train. The lunch menu was a choice of several different sandwiches/burgers/steak sandwiches, including a buffalo burger. The corn chowder was delicious! We went in expecting it to be a steakhouse, so we were taken off guard it...More

1  Thank Coffeeshelly09
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The decor of the restaurant was nice with a western theme. Our waitress was very pleasant. I choose my meal poorly at a western themed restaurant, but after traveling for the last week didn't want another burger. I chose spaghetti and meatballs. My main complaint...More

Thank travel4lifeMinnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with a family of 6. Food was exceptional and service was really good too. Our server was very attentive and was happy to cater to our picky eating habits. Love the cowboy decor and interior design. Chilli and corn bread are...More

1  Thank mkitay
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here during a family vacation and the food was very good. Corn bread is a must! Fast service and hot food was also a plus. Waitress was really nice and knowledgeable. Despite being in a less than modern town the restaurant itself was quite...More

1  Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent menu with good gluten free options and knowledgeable staff. Everything was well prepared and delicious

1  Thank maggiehb715
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building and decor are interesting.. The food less so. Okay but nothing special. We tried the buffalo burger with kettle chips and a hamburger with fries.

1  Thank lak1154
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grilled chicken Ceasar salad is a must. Great service. Great atmosphere. Great rib eye. Don't miss the great desserts. Gluten free things to eat.

1  Thank JoAnn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted by friendly hostess even though it was near closing time. We were so happy a restaurant was open later (8:15) during the pre-tourist season. Walnut pie was to die for and grilled chicken on brioche divine. Restaurant clean and super neat with western theme....More

1  Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 15 November 2016

went in ordered food the waitress was very kind and helpful entrees came eally fast very pleased hot and delious

Thank tonyespin
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Do they serve alcohol beverages???
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.
Judging from the menu it looks to be only open for lunch right now. We'll be in town second week of May 2015..open for dinner??
20 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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