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Arapahoe Cafe & Pub

€€ - €€€American, , Cafe
626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0873
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 14:00 Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
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151 - 160 of 813 reviews

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed both breakfast and dinner at the cafe. Both meals were delicious. Service was great and prices reasonable. We have been to the Arapaho cafe numerous times and have been disappointed

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Arapaho Cafe has great daily specials, especially in the lower level (Down Under). Very popular locals hangout with good food and drink prices and tasty food. Best to get there early, or you will be waiting for a table.

Thank Travellover480
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was our first visit to the Arapahoe Cafe & Pub - its a cozy place but the service is quite slow. However, the BBQ more than makes up for the slow service - it was delicious! We shared the BBQ ribs & the BBQ...More

Thank denver60
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Weekly specials are well worth it. Every day!! In the bar area, where you can mix and mingle with many interesting individuals

Thank cordgrass
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at A-Cafe several times and the food is pretty good. I've tried their breakfast, burgers, and BBQ. The BBQ is definitely the best option. Their BBQ is award winning and has great taste. If you're looking for a good deal, their lunch...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The breakfast was AMAZING. They seated us quickly so we could make the breakfast time slot. They were super busy but we didn't wait for food long. Really good food!

Thank Sleigh4You
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I've lived in the county for years and have always had good experiences here. However, I visited recently for my birthday breakfast. Our party of five arrived and the hostess said it would be a 25 minute wait and to help ourselves to coffee downstairs....More

Thank Emily N
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dropped in for lunch while on our annual trek to Colorado. While we have had breakfast here before which was excellent,we have never had lunch. We were not disappointed. My wife enjoyed the roast beef and cheddar sandwich that was"one of...More

Thank doc131
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch after skiing. From the moment we walked in until we left, the service was awesome. Roasted tomatoe, basiland asiago soup was fabulous. I had BBQ pork Sammy with sweet potatoe fries, my husband had green chili cheeseburger with onion rings....More

Thank Debie R
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

They have a different special every day of the week. My favorite is a Friday special, Red Trout Plate!

Thank igorgesse .
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Questions & Answers
21 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
There is no wifi.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have heaters on the patio. If the sun is out it is usually warm enough to eat outside by about 9.
Karen B
3 July 2015|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Happy hour is from 4-6 in the pub and patio only. It includes half price draft beers, well liquors and house wines as well as half price appetizers. Come see us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dillon
  • Phone Number: +1 970-468-0873
  • E-mail
The Arapahoe Cafe has served Summit County, Colorado since 1945 and offers great food, reasonable prices and friendly service. Stop by our website to see our awards, great menu items and our unique history.We smoke our own award-winning BBQ and our catering service, Bonnie Q BBQ Roadhouse Room & Catering Company, offers on or off-site catering.Q So Good It'll Make Your Big Toe Wiggle!
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