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Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar

511 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1531
+1 605-673-4477
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
511 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1531
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for an order to go. Place was very busy but was able to get a drink at the bar while I waited for my order. Prices were about the same as other restaurants in the area. I had the Buffalo Burger which I thought...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GrandTour787999
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, thank you for the great feedback! We are so glad you enjoyed our Buffalo Burger, it is a fan favorite here! We hope you are able to come visit us again soon and try some of our other delicious menu items!

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Food and service was great. Good selection of beers if you are inclined. Nice rustic atmosphere. I think they do close for the winter like quite a few of the restaurants in Custer, but definitely worth going there. Can be crowded during tourist season but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Camper07860861139
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, Stan and Penny! We are happy that you both had such a good time with us. We have limited hours during the fall and winter months. Please check out our website for the current hours. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

After a day strolling around the lovely city of Custer, I stopped in this recommended restaurant. The varied menu from pizza to burgers to buffalo. I had to buffalo short ribs which are recommended by the waiter who was very efficient. The order came out...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank scorpus12037
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thanks for taking a moment to leave us a review! We're so glad to hear that you were pleased with your meal and overall experience. We look forward to serving you again in the future!

Reviewed 17 October 2018

We went there after a long day traveling to SD. The hotel recommended this place as well as a relative. It had to be a bad night because the food was just not that good. My wife and I each had a grilled chicken sandwich...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bob J
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

We again apologize that your food was not up to par during your visit with us, Bob. This is not the norm for our restaurant, nor the standard that we hold ourselves to. We appreciate you bringing this to our attention during the time of...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

We had a couple hours to kill before touring Jewel Cave and were lucky to find the Buglin' Bull. The beer (crafted by their sister business, the Rushmore Brewing Company) was the best craft beer we had during our week in the Black Hills. And...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Raintree_Thailand
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

We are so thrilled you enjoyed your time with us and our beer! We do hope that the next time you're in the area, you do pay us another visit!

Reviewed 14 October 2018

We ere a group of 6 and we all got very good food. The service was just topp. Loved it and will come back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Torunn F
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thanks for stopping by, Torunn! We're so happy you and your party had a good time with us. A meal always tastes better when you share it with others. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Good food, great service and nice people. Nicole our server was great. She got us in and out so we would not miss our tour of Jewel Cave. The day we were there the soup was home made chicken noodle. Excellent! Nicole's mom made it....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Billwtz
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you so much! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. Please come again next time you're in SD!

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We originally were going to eat at the Dakota BBQ, but they sold out in the afternoon and closed. The Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar was an excellent 2nd choice. My wife had hangar steak w/pepper corn sauce and I had nachos. Both selections...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Hello, thanks for the review and taking the time to rate us! We are so happy that you were so pleased with the food served to you. Again, we appreciate your feedback and hope to see you in again soon!

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Ate here for dinner. Good selection and variety of food. Lively atmosphere. Great service, fast and friendly. If I lived close, this would be a weekly place to eat. Full service bar as well. Good lighting, rustic, filled with friendly locals. Located right on main...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank goldnpaw
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you so much for this kind review! It means the world to us to know that we are able to provide our guests with great food and service along with an inviting atmosphere. We wished that you lived closer so that you could visit...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here at the suggestion of our hosts, and we were so pleased! After a day of sightseeing in the cold rain all day, the elk stew really hit the spot, and their beer flights were perfect for the end of the day.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AshtonB0422
Buglin B, Owner at Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Feedback like this warms our hearts-- just like the Elk Stew! We're so glad you enjoyed your first experience with us and hope you'll join us again when you're in the area next!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Mount Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD 57730-1531
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer
  • Phone Number: +1 605-673-4477
  • E-mail
Description
Family-friendly restaurant and sports bar located downtown Custer, SD. New upper deck open in 2012. Large menu has something for everyone in the family - delicious sandwiches, best buffalo burgers in the Black Hills, salads, wraps, pizza, pasta, steaks and vegetarian entrees. Our chef specializes in South Dakota wild game including buffalo, elk, walleye and pheasant. Catch your favorite team in action in our sports bar and enjoy a great lunch or dinner in our restaurant featuring a full bar and an excellent selection of microbrews and wines. Kitchen open from 11 am to 10 pm during the summer.
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