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The Frontier Grill

) #18 of 28 Restaurants in Custer $$ - $$$ American,
678 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730
+1 605-673-8870
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
678 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I ordered the mushroom swiss burger and was disappointed. The burger was so greasy that the bun was soaked through, and I only ate a few bites. My daughter ordered the sloppy joe and didn't care for it, but my husband finished it and said...More

Thank Kristin D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing food!!! The atmosphere was exactly what you'd expect in a small town in the mountains!!! My family will absolutely eat here again on our next visit to the Black Hills!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive for what you get. They advertise 'kid friendly', but the kids chicken strip basket was 1 strip and 14 fries for $6.25. Adult burger is small and very few fries for $11. Food was good, but don't come if you are hungry. Quiet place...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling with a dog I often wasn't able to find places that I could eat with him. Frontier Grill was very accommodating and even brought him a bowl of water and a snack. The bartender suggested a great beer and the burger and fries were...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Food was pretty good for a bar I expected less was thoroughly impressed. This place seems to be the only pet friendly place in Custer which is extremely disappointing about the area. They brought treats and water for our pup and we spoke to the...More

Thank mike2448
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We always stop here when we come to Custer. Barb never stears us wrong on drinks or food. Great ribs, steaks. Drinks are great

Thank Mumble16
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and drinks! BARB is so great and took good care of us. We have stopped here three times and will continue to come by every time we are in town. The ribs are absolutely the best!!!!

Thank JGetter
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had excellent hamburgers. The staff was friendly and helpful and the bathrooms were SPOTLESS!!

Thank lizontheroad60370
Reviewed 9 May 2017

An April Monday in Custer, SD has very few restaurants open for the tourist season yet. After 'normal' lunchtime, we were hungry after a scenic drive through the Black Hills. This place was the only non-fast-food chain place we found open. The menu had onion...More

Thank VaView
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were passing through Custer on the way to the east coast from CO. They are open year round with good food and stiff drinks, both excellent especially for the price. Bar tender and owner were really nice to talk to and...More

Thank jpskelley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 678 Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730 (Formerly The Frontier Bar and Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
  • Phone Number: +1 605-673-8870
Frontier grill has great home made food , outdoor seating and family friendly. We are open late.
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