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Chuckwagon Cafe

211 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
+1 208-776-5141
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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211 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been here many times before with various degrees of satisfaction. Today being the last time. They were very busy and unprepared. When we sat down we were given the choice of ordering from the menu or the breakfast buffet. Two of the five...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had lunch and breakfast here over a few days in Lava Hot Springs. Delicious food!! Lots of homemade things: jam, Indian fry bread, desserts. Daily specials are really affordable. One of the lunch specials was a spicy Jack grilled cheese with avocados! Kids loved the...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family after spending a good portion of our day at Bancroft,Idaho visiting the former town of Chesterfield. We went to Lava Hot Springs in search of a location to eat at. We parked our car on the road a little a way from the...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend the homestyle cooking, convienent location and attentive staff. Try the lavender or strawberry lemonade! My 15 yr old son and non trendy husband loved their comfort food. We were there Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Thank Andeanna F
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

48 minutes to get our food. Horrible service and the food was cold. Never again will we eat here. Dont eat here

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were in town and just wandered in. We were greeted and told to grab a seat anywhere, so we did. A waitress appeared almost immediately and got us drinks. She took our order right away. People were coming in and out and a few...More

Thank Fsh4Fn
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Fish Sandwiches and Fries were outstanding! However, we waited 1 hour and 15 minutes for our food. The salad bar was very minimal. Staff was friendly until we asked how much longer our food would be - then our server avoided us.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Tried to steal my son’s cinnamon roll figuring he wouldn’t finish it - after all, it was bigger than his head. Couldn’t even get close...

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Locals like this place and seem to recommend it to everyone. Nothing special though. Average foods and the salad bar was a bit lame.

Thank Hoach
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We have been going to the Chuckwagon for 30 years. The service is great. The staff is super friendly and the food never disappoints. Would recommend stopping

1  Thank danddavis
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Caren S
18 January 2017|
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Response from BeckyLL_13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes some. They do have a salad bar!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lava Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 208-776-5141
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