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Colonial House Restaurant & Bar

2501 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701-5340
+1 605-342-4640
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2501 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701-5340
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Three of us went for lunch. The place was packed. Lunch was very good. Our waitress was friendly and helpful. This long standing restaurant has kept it's quality and uniqueness!

Thank bdittes
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the Tuna Salad with Beer Cheese soup! My friend had the salad bar! I enjoy the place very much! The waiter Troy is very nice! But I would come again!

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by the RV resort... happy camper , that we are staying at in rapid city, SD. He ordered chicken fried steak. He said it was so good he did not have to smother it in gravy although the gravy was quite...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only was the food good but staff were so nice and very attentive, my kids l Bed the fresh baked rolls and husband loved the homemade biscuits and gravy. My family voted this one of their favorite places ever to eat at. We went...More

Thank Kimberly R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food here was good!! My friends and I popped in on our trip to see Mount Rushmore and It was steady but not over crowded. We were seated and ordered our food and despite other reviews, it took a long time to get our food....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow the Food is way bigger then you can imagine ! Holy food and service makes you feel right at home!! Would recommend this place if you looking for Home Cooked meals!!

Thank askforjrruff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with a very large family crowd. Nice place, good location and easy to find. Not sure what my family ordered because I was so focused on my steak. As a terrible, terrible steak snob, I will say that this is one of the...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly encourage you to stop for breakfast at Colonial House. The food is great with a homemade flavor and generous portions. I enjoyed Eggs Benedict and would definitely have it again. Most definitely want to go back for dinner and try what they have...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had some of the specials- jumbo shrimp skewers- risotto mushroom parm rice and crab dip- also the walleye strips served with tartar sauce and beer cheese soup and the spicy chicken penne- the shrimp and risotto was delicious - not too impressed with the...More

Thank KatieGoose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is, Wow I love it. I'm a Jamaican and I'm use to spicy and well seasoned food. This place in rapid city surprised me. Their salad was so nice and not to mention there chicken I think they said it was locally grown....More

Thank Sara-Ann E
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Questions & Answers
2 October 2017|
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Response from simplemika | Reviewed this property |
Me personally? Only to my family but Colonial house does.
22 July 2015|
Response from Kevin B | Property representative |
Yes we have a full service bar, beer, wine and liquor. Kevin
11 April 2015|
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Response from Jeanette F | Reviewed this property |
I totally agree with everything Chris L. has to say above.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701-5340
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-342-4640
  • E-mail
A family owned favorite for 36 years offering American cuisine for breakfast lunch and dinner. Be sure to try the South Dakota Buffalo, a delicious summer staple. Named ‘Best Favorite Restaurant’ by the RC Journal, the staff is devoted to community partnership and civic endeavors.
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