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10619 Roughlock Falls Rd, Spearfish Canyon Lodge, Lead, SD 57754-3783
+1 605-584-3333
07:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good and service is excellent! Very friendly! If you visit during the, don't expect them to be very busy, which we loved! 😊

Thank Kara O
Gary G, Manager at Latchstring, responded to this review

Thank you for the great compliment. More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the BEST SERVICE I have ever received in a restaurant! They did an awesome job! My son is only 9mo old and can't chew too hard food yet even though it was 7pm and not breakfast time they were happy to whip him up a Mickey Mouse pancake! The kindness and phenomenal service is a must experience for... More 

Thank Backcountry39
Gary G, Manager at Latchstring, responded to this review

Thank you for the great comments. I am glad your 9 mo old enjoyed the pancake! More 

Mandan, North Dakota, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view from the dining room of the canyon and creek are gorgeous, the food excellent, the gift shop fun!

Thank Linda B
Scott B, Manager at Latchstring, responded to this review

Thanks! More 

Loveland, Colorado
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

The personnel were very friendly and served our meals according to restaurant rules. Food was presented very well, with the chef's selection. Waitress was very accommodating and out going.

Thank njsedor
Gary G, Manager at Latchstring, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. Gary More 

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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We love eating at Latchstring. It is a wonderful place to go as a couple, family or with friends. Their food is delicious and the views from the dining room or deck are gorgeous! Some of the staff continues from years to year, but during their busy season they hire young people from the college in Spearfish as well as... More 

Thank Sharon M
Gary G, Manager at Latchstring, responded to this review

Thanks hope to see you again soon. More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is was wonderful to have so close by the Spearfish Lodge where we were staying. The food was great. The atmosphere, especially the deck seating was one of a kind! We ate four meals there and they were all very good food and we have developed somewhat refined tastes over the years and recognize good food. Probably not like... More 

Thank K C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

My husband and I have been coming to this restaurant since we honeymooned here in 2001. You can't help it; the scenery is amazing, it's a seemingly pleasant place to stop while driving through beautiful Spearfish Canyon....until you actually try and get waited on. Seriously, we are here maybe once every year or two and it's the same tired, lazy,... More 

1 Thank Laura D
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Glad the restaurant was open for hotel guests. We stayed in November...kinda off season and they were still open. Beautiful view to have your meal from.

Thank CheriLynn94
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight at Spearfish Canyon Lodge and had breakfast at the Latchstring the next morning. Huge servings! Great breakfast!!

1 Thank Cheryl A
San Francisco, California
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319 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Lovely scene, lovely service, good quality food at inexpensive prices. $28.00 with tip out the door. Quality eggs, dark orange yolks, great coffee, oustanding fried potatoes, fantastic artisan bread. Thick cut bacon perfectly prepared.Mia, our server was informative and classy. Well worth the money. Great place!

1 Thank bill s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10619 Roughlock Falls Rd, Spearfish Canyon Lodge, Lead, SD 57754-3783
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Lead
  • Phone Number: +1 605-584-3333
Providing the very best in hospitality since 1909, the Latchstring Restaurant is a wonderful place to enjoy a meal surrounded by the beauty of Spearfish Canyon!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?