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Arapahoe Cafe & Pub

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626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0873
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07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Excellent BBQ and lots of it. Nice setting and wonderful service. The tomato soup was to die for and it is always on the menu.

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Thank jrmurrel2016
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We tried this restaurant because it was rated #1 on Trip Advisor. Well, like I said in the title, the food was very good, but our encounters with staff were not. When we arrived at the restaurant, we needed to use the restroom to wash up since we had been walking around the Dillon Reservoir for the past 3 hours.... More 

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Thank Marie J
Lakeland, Florida
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Great location with outdoor seating and a view of the lake. I read that some reviewer's were disappointed with the slow service, but while the food does take a little bit, it is worth the wait! This place is always packed so I would imagine that has something to do with getting the food out of the kitchen. Tomato, spinach... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The "A" Cafe has great nightly specials in the downstairs pub, including Friday night seafood offerings. Or sit down and order off the menu upstairs or outside. And it's NOT just for dinner anymore - lunch fare runs the gamut from simple and deluxe burgers to the best pulled pork and brisket in the county to eclectic specialties such as... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Shown quickly to a table but then ignored for ages. We waited so long we were just about to walk out! My wife had a burger which was meant to be medium but was very pink and clearly not medium. It was replaced but this just added to the waiting. I ordered ribs (apparently the house specialty). As far as... More 

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Thank Michael B
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

After our flight, we just wanted a relaxing lunch spot on our way to Vail. Best burgers anywhere. The bison burger was great but I like the regular cheeseburger. Outdoor dining just added to the experience.

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Thank jillnussel
Austin, Texas
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I had the local trout and my husband had the special which was porkchop with a cherry said and mango salsa. Both were well prepared. My son asked about the kids menu and was thrilled by the PB & J and asked to get fresh fruit with it, not foes and was accommodated. The staff was attentive and friendly. It... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place!!! Heading back again this July for the whole month! Every morning looking out at God's handiwork! Love staying here and sightseeing and the wonderful food at Arapaho Cafe! Happy people everywhere yessssss!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We enjoyed a late night dinner at Arapahoe in Dillion, which is just about 10 minutes from Keystone where we had been staying. Food was excellent as we had chicken, BBQ brisket, steak and chicken salad. Service was excellent also and it was a good value.

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great food, unique and tasty menu, nightly specials and in the summer the best patio in Summit county. The best trout on Friday night ever!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dillon
  • Phone Number: +1 970-468-0873
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?