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Lyons Soda Fountain & Bakery

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400 Main St, Lyons, CO 80501-5535
+1 303-823-5393
11:00 - 17:00
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Boulder, Colorado
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149 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’ve visited the Lyon’s Soda Fountain several times over the past years and am sad to say it has really gone downhill. In all fairness, it is more of a summer-oriented business and Lyons is a stop for many touring into the Rocky Mountains. Typically during the winter it is open on weekends and on this warm sunny weekend we... More 

Thank Toni D
Peyton, Colorado
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195 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

They didn't opened until 11:30 (instead of 11 as indicated on the web) because of shortage of staff. Really enjoyed the kraut dog and vanilla malt and my wife a alternate turtle sundae. All was good and the (part) owner and waitress couldn't have been more pleasant. Highly recommend.

1 Thank Peyton_John
Fort Collins, Colorado
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We found this treasure several years ago. Although we live 55 miles away, we find every excuse to come here for ice cream when we are anywhere near it. Our favorites are the root beer floats (with their homemade root beer), cherry freeze (cherry soda and vanilla ice cream), chocolate shakes. Sometimes they are very busy and service is slower... More 

1 Thank Lauri R
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My party ate lunch here and it was not good. We had cheeseburgers. The meat did not taste like fresh beef as advertised and the buns tasted stale. I would not eat here. Stick to the ice cream since reviews are good. The cherry phosphate was good. Service was good.

Thank Snuffa
Alameda, California
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Old fashioned ice cream in an old fashioned shop, but all the servers are new. Servine shakes, malts and hard to find real chocolate sodas (and other flavors too). Menu looks like it came from a 50's drug store lunch counter but everything is very well done. No soggy buns under your hot dog.

Thank susan J
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

great place . great atmosphere . great price . people were friendly and helpful . decor was excellent well worth the visit ....Lyons was a nice place to walk around as well

Thank nicktreoo
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

We went here for the first time this weekend and loved it! The milkshakes, sundaes and cream sodas were really good! Will definitely be coming back.

Thank Sara F
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

The atmosphere is wonderful, like a walk back in time. The menu is simple but offers something for kids and adults ranging from hot dogs and hamburgers to salads and sandwiches. Mix any two flavors into your soda for a special treat. The green chili hot dog is delicious and you can cool your palate with an old fashioned sundae.... More 

1 Thank Heather P
Austin, Texas
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200 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

What a great little spot! We stopped in on a whim today on our way back to Boulder from Estes Park as we were looking for a spot for lunch. The place was clean and quaintly decorated with items reflecting the restaurants soda shop/diner theme. We were seated and waited on quickly and our young waiter was super nice and... More 

1 Thank exaslonghorn31
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

This place changed my perception of hotdogs. Ordered Coney Island HotDog - delicious! In off seasons the place will be mostly empty. You can either enjoy the silence or speak to Pat, the owner and he will tell of quite of a lot of a history this 90 years old place has. And don't forget to look at scrapbook. Last... More 

1 Thank Zaar H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Main St, Lyons, CO 80501-5535
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-5393

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?