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Pura Vida Cafe

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14810 County Road 501, Bayfield, CO 81122-8714
+1 970-884-2766
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (16 reviews)
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
14810 County Road 501, Bayfield, CO 81122-8714
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped there for dinner on Memorial Day and were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was a cross between Costa Rica and the Islands. The menu is nice with Costa Rican, Cajun, Mexican and American food. Good variety but not one of those...More

Thank Jaybirdrob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we gave this a shot. On Vallecito Lake within steps of the marina. Fun atmosphere. The menu offers a crazy variety of foods; can't quite figure out how the chef manages it all so well.

Thank Kimberleemcpike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the enchiladas and salmonwich and both were Delicious! The views were beautiful and our waitress was sweet and energetic! Would return in a heartbeat!

Thank BaileyS8414
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I've ordered the beer batter fish twice now, and it always arrives piping hot and delish! I've not yet been disappointed. Fun atmosphere too, for the vacationers, don't miss this LOCAL hangout

Thank paulanelson
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is on the shore of Lake Vallecito. The food is worth the drive out to Pura Vida. It is scratch made so expect a bit of a wait. I had a chicken fried steak ($17) and my husband had beef enchiladas with red...More

Thank Mommabearsmith
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This place has great views of the lake and you can watch all the hummingbirds on the patio while you eat. The burgers we ordered were amazing and there is quite a selection of different foods on the menu! I would definitely eat there again!

Thank heathermcalister2
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We have heard about the lake for several years. Our most recent trip we heard about Pura Vida Cafe. Since we like Costa Rican food, we decided to give it a try. We like it so much we went back a second time. The view...More

Thank Arron A
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Ate lunch there yesterday while on a four day visit to the area. Great food, wonderful service, awesome view of Lake Vallecita and interesting decor. Was recommended to us by another camper in Delores. Will be back!

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Camped out at the lake came in to have a bite. Saw good reviews and was not disappointed this place was awesome, great atmosphere too. My husband had a seafood special, granddaughter had kids quesadilla meal (fries were amazing) and I had the sirloin and...More

Thank Marie R
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Stopped by on our way home to enjoy one of their famous "Choke Cherry" mojitos while we waited for our takeout order. Situated on the west shore of Vallecito Lake the food was delicious the service great and the views extraordinary, Don't miss this one

Thank Ron P
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djlayne
8 June 2016|
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Response from CECPeach | Property representative |
Yes. Most everything on our menu is or can be made gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14810 County Road 501, Bayfield, CO 81122-8714
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Bayfield
  • Phone Number: +1 970-884-2766
  • E-mail
Description
Funky Jimmy Buffet atmosphere breakfast(weekends only), lunch and dinner cafe on the edge of a mountain lake at 8000ft. Owned and operated by a Certified Executive Chef and his wonderful staff. Something for everyone with wide variety international menu.
7 Days May to October 1.
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