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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%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“breakfast” (93 reviews)
“scones” (33 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
211 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Chuckwagon for breakfast. We were there kinda early so the restaurant was mostly empty and we had great service!! Our food came out very quickly and everything was delicious! The homemade scones are amazing and come with honey butter and homemade...More

Thank alryan8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I eat at the Chuck wagon cafe every time we go up to Lava Hot Springs. We loved the food there and the staff of cordial and even fun to joke with. I recommend it to anyone that comes into Lava Hot...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying>>> I have never, ever eaten anything like I have encountered in this place. First stop: Service. Horrid. This is October and the summer crowds are gone. Get your attitude straight and maybe you could get some decent tips. The bad...More

Thank txan
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

we went on a monday evening, popular. had fried chicken, done well. rootbeer float was large and good...if you ask for a scone, you can have it for breakfast the next day

Thank Bonnieann45
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The service here was excellent and they have a wide range of food to pick from and you can eat all three meals here if you want. They do serve beer and wine although the selection is limited on the wine. They also have live...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Our steaks were tough and the "salad bar" left much to be desired. Unfortunately there are few dining options in town so it's pretty busy.

Thank LM0073
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We were there for 2 hours and 15 minutes~! Not eating...just waiting!! While we waited, the waitress was going from table to table saying, "Ok, your table is on the grill now." In other words, this place literally cooks the food one table at a...More

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I have to say that my rating is mainly based on how accommodating the staff was during the busy holiday weekend. I was trying to get my family of 4 in before a 10 pm Escape Room time. I called abs was told There was...More

Thank LeeLee35
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

7 of us ate here yesterday and all 7 orders were correct, all 7 of us liked our food and our waitress was kind enough to take a group picture of us. It was busy and they appear to be used to the crowds. I’d...More

Thank Marguerite M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Very good service and good food at a reasonable price. Good option for dinner and best for breakfast.

Thank Francisco J. E
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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