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State Game Lodge Dining Room

13389 US Highway 16a, Custer, SD 57730-8351
+1 605-255-4541
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“buffalo stew” (49 reviews)
“spring rolls” (10 reviews)
“quail” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13389 US Highway 16a, Custer, SD 57730-8351
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A New York style restaurant tucked away in the Black Hills at Custer State Park. The chef is spot on in his creations, plates are decorated well and the cuisine is beyond expectation! Attend the wine paring meals offered in the fall for a real...More

Thank mike p
Reviewed 6 days ago

We tried several of the meals during our stay. My favorite was quail stuffed with a rabbit & rattlesnake sausage with apricot sauce and kale. The trout & buffalo was excellent also.

Thank lonestar21
Reviewed 6 days ago

Most times for us, it's not often when you can say, "wow, everything on that buffet was fresh, hot and delicious!" But that was exactly the case last week when our family and extended family stopped in after a Jeep tour of Custer State Park....More

Thank martynelsonjr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The State Game lodge takes you back to the early 1900's and looks like it did back in the day. They offer a nice lunch buffet in an old style lodge dining room, but we opted for menu choices of Buffalo Empanada's appetizers and Caesar...More

Thank capemaytraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the State Game Lodge for dinner at the end of June. We had always wanted to dine there (my wife had done so previously). Driving by on our trips to Custer State Park, it always looked so majestic and inviting. We had...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good, wine too, but it felt so strange: it was empty but the waiter was "going to look for a table for us" and then another waiter asked me if i wanted such and so but added immediately that they didn't have...More

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner at the Lodge is a must when you visit. The chef is well-trained and you will not be disappointed. We've visited for the last 18 years and the dinner menu is not to be missed. Breakfast on the other hand is not up to...More

Thank Christi J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went way out of our way to eat at this restaurant by recommendation of the Custer Chamber of Commerce. When we arrived, the host was pulling the bus tourists out of line and putting them at tables. I felt like a herd of horses....More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our lunch stop on our tour. We didn't expect much and we had just an hour to eat. Thought about the buffet, but normally we are just not buffet people. So we decided to try to get our lunch in within the hour...More

Thank IverJohnson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as part of a tour. Lunch was on our own and we selected the buffet around $14 per person. Which included drinks. Great Choice. The cost of the other menu items were not too much different in price and we...More

Thank Marla R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13389 US Highway 16a, Custer, SD 57730-8351
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
  • Phone Number: +1 605-255-4541
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  • This restaurant is at State Game Lodge
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