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The Malt Shoppe

124 East Pagosa Street, The River Center, Pagosa Springs, CO
+1 970-264-2784
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (61 reviews)
“waffle fries” (18 reviews)
“sundae” (12 reviews)
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American, Fast food
124 East Pagosa Street, The River Center, Pagosa Springs, CO
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11 - 20 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Best burgers casual and outside seating also on the river... live there malt shakes and malts ... family friendly and fast service...

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Passing through decided to eat here, thinking it would be quick. Was wrong, wouldn't do it again. To long of a wait, for at best average food.

Thank terrry61
Reviewed 17 August 2017

anticipated a good treat here but was disappointed...teenage staff disoriented and poorly organized...place was dirty...staff not friendly...only thing keeping them in busisnss is location....

Thank mmiller007
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you didn't know this place was here you could easily miss it. It's in a little, older strip mall & is definitely worth a visit as long as you're not in a hurry. There was a really long line of people waiting that never...More

Thank rannydef
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

They need to adjust their counter service. Only 4-5 people can be in line and then they're spilling out the door. Lots of people order just drinks but the girls taking orders are also making those drinks and it just takes time to process the...More

Thank Roberta N
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Good place to cool down and enjoy an ice cream. Burgers are good too. Biggest con is they are always busy and parking lot always full. Stop if you need a break and can find a place to park.

Thank GaryTracySr
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My friend grew up visiting Pagosa every summer and she told us we had to stop here to get the best malt, so that's what we did! We actually went twice! My daughter ordered a strawberry, banana, pineapple malt which was very good. You can...More

Thank 303TRH
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Burgers, chicken strips, and fries were no better than any cheap fast food place. The quality of the shakes seemed on par with Sonic and at least their service is faster. I might have given this place 2 or 3 stars but given the fact...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 7 August 2017

If you like soft serve, this place is for you! There is no scoop ice cream here, which is what I prefer, but the kids loved it. The cones are huge, starting with the small and getting bigger with each increase in size. Order a...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We go here for sentimental value. The best thing was the kit-Kat avalanche. Dirty with overpriced food.

1  Thank Anna U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 East Pagosa Street, The River Center, Pagosa Springs, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Pagosa Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-264-2784
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