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Echo Lake Lodge

) #9 of 26 Restaurants in Idaho Springs €€ - €€€ American
13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
+1 303-567-2138
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pie” (34 reviews)
“cornbread” (10 reviews)
“buffalo chili” (11 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
€€ - €€€
13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were on the scenic bypass trip, did a lot of hiking, stopped here on the way down to get some dessert. Everybody recommended the pies, they were to die for! Big enough piece to share with two people, the peanut butter chocolate was outstanding....More

Thank SPD622
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great location, beautiful views and watch the humming birds while you wait for food. Great old lodge that has not wasted one square inch to stack up do- dads to sell to tourists. Food service was slow especially after we ordered. Once the food arrived...More

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a combination gift store, bar, and restaurant that offers great views of Echo Lake while you eat. We both ordered hamburgers which were good and a big size. They also offer homemade pies which looked terrific, but we were too full to try...More

Thank laneybelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge was a nice stop on our way up Mount Evans It has a nice gift shop that is surprisingly not real expensive Very friendly staff

Thank gwolgast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch after driving to the summit of Mt Evans. Thoroughly enjoyed watching hundreds of hummingbirds at the feeders right outside the dining room windows. Food was good, pie looked fabulous but was too full for dessert. Enjoyed!

Thank AdriansBoutique
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just love taking the drive to at least this point sometime during the summer or fall months. Love walking around Echo Lake and stopping to shop and have a cup of coffee. It is charming!!

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We loved the traditional breakfast at the lodge before our trip up to the summit of Mt. Evans. The food was excellent--especially the biscuits the size of my hand! Yum! We sat at a window table and watched the hummingbirds outside. Even my teenagers got...More

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

So you came down from Mt Evans, and you're hungry. and you stop at this tourist trap looking log cabin over looking a pretty mountain lake. Thinking oh well at least the veiws will be good. And they are, but so is the food. Great...More

Thank Uphill_from_Denver
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The pie was absolutely awesome! The portion was large enough for the two of us to share. So why a three star rating? Well, in light of the service I was observing others receive I would say the management needs some training, and when that...More

Thank Travelin59
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I remember visiting this place when I was younger. We went for nostalgia and it was definitely that. The food is ok, but the ambiance, views, humming bird watching and pie are the best reasons to go. We did a short walk around echo lake...More

Thank Smilingbonsai
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Questions & Answers
12 June 2015|
Response from Dustin D | Property representative |
Grayline out of Denver is who we see a lot of doing tours up here. Their groups stop and have lunch in our restaurant. Their number is 1-800-GRAY-LINE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Idaho Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 303-567-2138
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