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Bitter Esters Brewhouse - CLOSED

607 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1631
+1 605-673-3433
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
7 Dec 2016
“Great place for a Beer and some good food”
30 Oct 2016
“Good Beer”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub, Brew Pub
607 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1631
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

We where walking around Custer looking for a place to eat and have a beer. This place was very busy. We walked in and lucked out and where able to get seated quickly. All the beers we tasted where pretty good. The food was also...More

1  Thank qsxhawk
Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you're not sure which tap beer to choice, ask for a sample. Bar tenders are very friendly and the beer selection is good.

1  Thank Patty Z
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a bar and grill that is way above average: creative food and a challenging assortment of beer. My sauerkraut burger on rye bun was exceptional! The bread pudding excellent! Too little time to try all the unique beer in the cooler. Very pleasant...More

1  Thank JIm W
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My husband and I stopped in for a beer late afternoon on a Saturday. We sat at the bar facing a wall. Just found it to be odd, doesn't make for good atmosphere. The bar and tables are kind of squeezed in the space but...More

1  Thank jackie60363
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Looking for a place to eat in Custer on a Monday night was a challenge. Our first two choices were closed. But Bitter Esters was open and we were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was casual and lay back. The staff was friendly and helpful. I...More

1  Thank jandtsadventures
Reviewed 20 September 2016

While passing thru Custer we had plans to stop at another place that happened to be closed for the day. We stopped into Bitter Esters and had a very pleasant experience. The food and beer selections were very tasty. With this being said we were...More

Thank KevinZ
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A cute place for dinner and drinks. The best part is that everything is home made. That's impressive! We had the bread pudding for desert and it was great. It's a nice and very unique little place to stop in and grab a quick and...More

Thank Augustandwally
Reviewed 7 September 2016

A nice selection of craft beers and a decent menu. The bratwurst and Reuben sandwiches were excellent. The service wasn't great. One beer that was ordered never came and another required several requests.

Thank MortyNik
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stopped in for dinner at about 8p on a Saturday night. Only 1-2 tables were open so I sat at the bar. The beer menu was out of date but the server clarified what was on tap. I chose a Michigan stout. For food I...More

Thank smlinc
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Love this little brewery! Custom beer choices kept my husband happy while I was able to get wine. Food is awesome as well

Thank custerdoe
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Pub, Brew Pub
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1631
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
  • Phone Number: +1 605-673-3433
  • E-mail
We are a brewpub in Custer, SD specializing in brewing handcrafted ales, Locally raised Beef and buffalo burgers, great homemade snacks, and Specialty sandwiches using local and seasonal ingredients. We have a large craft beer list to compliment the ales we brew onsite. Its a quiet place to bring your family and friends to enjoy the craft of the black hills
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