While the Black Hills and Badlands are known for gorgeous scenery and unique wildlife, that’s not all that they have to offer. There are a variety of fantastic dining options in the area! Whether you’re looking for a greasy, delicious burger and some tender French fries after a long day of hiking, or are looking for a classy, romantic getaway where you can take someone special, there are plenty of options!
We’ll take a look at a few of our favorite places to eat in the area. Need more ideas? Check out the rest of our blog posts to see more recommendations.
Saloon No. 10 – Deadwood, SD
Saloon No. 10 serves up a long list of wines, pasta dishes, and steak – and it does it in one of the most historic places in Deadwood. Saloon No. 10 is where the legendary “Wild Bill” Hickok was assassinated by Jack McCall in the 1870s. Today, the decor and style of this quirky saloon maintain this history – although you won’t be able to bring in your “six-shooter!”
Legends Steakhouse – Deadwood, SD
Part of the Silverado Franklin Hotel Experience, the historic Steakhouse offers legendary dining in a legendary place! Opening in 1876, the restaurant has served many Legends in the area.
Black Hills Burger And Bun Co. – Custer, SD
Black Hills Burger And Bun Co serves up some of the best burgers in the business from their location in Custer. With homemade burgers, delicious appetizers like Pulled Pork Nachos, and other menu options like gigantic, delicious salads and fish ‘n’ chips, everyone will find something to love at this craft eatery.
Skogen Kitchen – Custer, SD
Skogen Kitchen is a truly world-class eatery nestled in Custer, SD. Open for breakfast and dinner, this quirky restaurant offers a small menu that’s packed with some of the best dishes in the entire Black Hills – from Walleye hashbrowns to Eggs Benedict, to Lox tacos and braised short ribs. All ingredients that are available are sourced locally for maximum flavor and freshness!
Stampmill Restaurant & Saloon – Lead, SD
Located downtown on West Main Street near the Black Hills Mining Museum and Visitor. Stampmill is a great place for a glass of wine, steak tips or a cold beer.
Lewie’s Burgers & Brews – Lead, SD
Lewie’s Burgers & Brews serves up classic comfort food at a price that’s sure to please. Grab a delicious half-pound burger for under $6 bucks – and grab some extra entrees like the tender fried Catfish & fries, or beer-battered shrimp! And with some great American beers on tap, you’ll be able to satisfy your hunger – and quench your thirst!
Alpine Inn – Hill City, SD
Alpine Inn in Hill City, SD is a bit of a drive from Executive Lodging – but it’s worth the trip. Here, you’ll enjoy truly world-class European-inspired food in a comfortable, white-tablecloth atmosphere. Noted in several local and international publications, Alpine Inn is the very best choice for both ethnic European and contemporary dishes. From filet mignon to German Spaetzle and much more, you’re sure to find some incredible, unforgettable dishes!
Pizza Lab – Central City
Located between Terry Peak and Deadwood. Pizza Lab is an independently owned and operated restaurant serving, pizza, ribs, wings and salads.
Explore The Cuisine Of The Black Hills From
At Executive Lodging, we’re nearby quite a few fantastic restaurants – both in Deadwood and throughout the Black Hills. So, even if you’re staying for multiple weeks, don’t worry about running out of options. You’re sure to find a restaurant you’ll love!