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Arapahoe Cafe & Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Cafe
626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0873
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (71 reviews)
“trout” (53 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
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1 - 10 of 758 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family recommended this restaurant, so we decided to treat them to a special family dinner--fantastic food, friendly service, and fun atmosphere!

Thank admiral2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a late snack. Place was empting out when I arrived. My appetizer and cocktail was good. My seat was on the window by the stairs and the only thing I can say is when somebody starts their car (in my case it...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here twice on this trip to Co. Have been several times before. Still busy, still good. Always one of our top choices. Lots of locals and busy but friendly staff. Was going back for dinner one night, but they were closing for...More

Thank Gstrc501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in wanting a beer at the bar, smelled the delicious BBQ smell and had to have some. Great ribs! Wanted a koozie since I get one from every place I go to. They didn’t sell them, but the waiter brought me one anyway from...More

Thank Dillon S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Good food and good people. Family owned forever. Downstairs bar and restaurant specials, usually need to wait to be seated.

Thank kred701
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Always have lunch here—several times a year Great location—nice days eat out side on patio Specials always good value

Thank KcSpike
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I was so excited when I read the reviews for Arapahoe Cafe & Pub. I used to live in Colorado and one thing I have sorely missed is Rainbow Trout. Sure enough one of the featured items on the menu was trout. Was not happy...More

Thank austxdiver
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Breakfast or lunch...always very good. Worth the wait! I'm not a cornbeef hash person but it's a must! We like to get as a side and share with the table...it a,good amount.

Thank LSO554
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch they were busy but very friendly and helpful. Wide range of food items on menu. I chose the special a poblano blt meatloaf sandwich . Stellar !! Would recommend this little place highly excellent service

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Good variety of dishes to choose from. Salads, burgers, sandwiches, etc. need to mention they also have a nice draft brew selection. Hubby had a green chili burger & I had the chicken quesadilla, both excellent. Wait staff is very efficient & friendly! Brandon waited...More

Thank Ewok-Kiwi7
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Questions & Answers
21 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
There is no wifi.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have heaters on the patio. If the sun is out it is usually warm enough to eat outside by about 9.
Karen B
3 July 2015|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Happy hour is from 4-6 in the pub and patio only. It includes half price draft beers, well liquors and house wines as well as half price appetizers. Come see us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dillon
  • Phone Number: +1 970-468-0873
  • E-mail
The Arapahoe Cafe has served Summit County, Colorado since 1945 and offers great food, reasonable prices and friendly service. Stop by our website to see our awards, great menu items and our unique history.We smoke our own award-winning BBQ and our catering service, Bonnie Q BBQ Roadhouse Room & Catering Company, offers on or off-site catering.Q So Good It'll Make Your Big Toe Wiggle!
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