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Bay Leaf Cafe

126 W Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2356
+1 605-642-5462
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (20 reviews)
“profiteroles” (11 reviews)
“elk burger” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
126 W Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2356
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1 - 10 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard great reviews about the Bay Leaf so I decided I would try it while I was in town by myself. Got there about lunchtime so they were getting kind of busy. Had their Wisconsin burger which was absolutely delicious. Way more than I could...More

Thank Cabot I
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stop at the Bay Leaf Cafe often when we travel from Rapid City, SD back to Gillette, WY after medical appointments. On November 10th we were looking forward to our visit to the cafe like always. Really chilly outside so I...More

Thank patnesbit
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the type of place I would normally eat. However; the service was outstanding and the food was adequate. The Gyro was no better than at a mall food court, but I did enjoy the tabbouleh. My companions loved everything they ordered and...More

Thank Robin M
ZWorldTraveler2000, Owner at Bay Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review. Perhaps next time you might want to try the Spinach Pie that comes with a side of the tabbouleh... and our Moussaka is another very popular Mediterranean item.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This joyful place offers a fantastic range of choices with great service. A place that cateres to taste and texture, they have quiche that is amazing. Grab a table outdoors in the summer and soak up the sun, or cozy up inside.More

Thank Rachael F
ZWorldTraveler2000, Owner at Bay Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. This is my favorite time of year because we are slower and I can visit more with our customers... I do, however, miss having the outdoor tables cuz we love to have folks bring their dogs by for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

You must have the Walleye.... Grilled or breaded.... either way is fantastic. This is a great little place to eat. You will find very different items on the menu than your run of the mill restaurants and everything is fresh and yummy! Try it, you...More

Thank Tammie M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Seldom do I rave about a meal. The lamb chops were the absolute best I have ever eaten when we dined at the Bay Leaf Cafe. Three large chops were served. They were seasoned to perfection. The Bay Leaf Cafe is located in what was...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I eat a vegan diet and had looked forward to this place based upon reviews. While the food was ok it wasn't outstanding as we were expecting. We both had blackbean burgers and found them a bit dry. My friend had the iced tea and...More

Thank dduck62
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We ate here on a cold rainy day, The food was excellent , however the waitress was rude and acted like we were in the way . Soups were good. Desserts were ok. Sandwiches were average. Nothing to write home about.

Thank lottiesnana1
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Really enjoyed this little restaurant - we each had a delicious pasta and fresh salad with house-made dressings. Such a nice change from the typical mid-western restaurant menu. And the lovely hand-made quilts all around the room made for a beautiful and comfortable space.

Thank MantaMarg
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Met friends here for a special meal and time of extended talking....wonderful food and amazing time of talk. The lamb gyros were amazing as was the steak special. This is one great place to come to...a destination we come to annually.

1  Thank CharleenW_13
ZWorldTraveler2000, Owner at Bay Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you so much for coming to see us annually... gosh... it would be great if we could see you more often... Thank you for the great review and thank you for being a Bay Leaf Cafe patron... Taffy

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I cannot say, as I've not been there on a Sunday, much less a holiday weekend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 W Hudson St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2356
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Spearfish
  • Phone Number: +1 605-642-5462
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Description
Locally owned restaurant with fresh, flavorful, locally produced food, sparkling clean, friendly, supporting the arts in a renovated historical building. Serving wine, beer, espresso, lunch and dinner, some outdoor dining during summer months. We have WiFi. Tell your server if you have specialty dietary needs... we happily accommodate.
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