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148 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8001
+1 605-574-2932
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible31%
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“carnitas” (13 reviews)
“guacamole” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
148 Main St, Hill City, SD 57745-8001
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I have been wanting to try this restaurant for a long time and it was a waste of time and money. Menu is tiny and very confusing. Food was also bland and the chicken was very dark. The rice was more like quinoa than rice.

Thank JD0505
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This place isn't much for ambience, but the food is excellent. They warn you it isn't fast, because everything is fresh made, and that everything on the menu may not be available, because they get what they can fresh, not canned or frozen, and if...More

Thank NightWoman
Reviewed 9 August 2017

old world flavors, could use more help, but the food was good, sister got the green burrito and loved it. the salsa is good, but there were no jars to buy, chips were hot and yummy, hope to return.

Thank foodluvr_11
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 9 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 7 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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