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Echo Lake Lodge

13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
+1 303-567-2138
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (27 reviews)
“cornbread” (12 reviews)
“pot pie” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Server was good, she is from Czech Republic, We all (4) ordered something to drink and some desert. I understand the blueberry and apple pies were good but the carrot cake was OK not great just OK.

1  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place we've stopped for lunch during our journey to Mount Evans. This is a restaurant and gift shop. We've ordered the bison stew and it was delicious! We didn't wait too long. The service was good. Sitting by the window, we could...More

Thank Roman P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after a trip up to Mt. Evans. I was just stopping to get some water, but the people were so friendly we decided to get lunch at the bar. The food was good, not the best ever, but the view of Echo...More

1  Thank Rantcliff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is terrible. We were looking forward to the cream pies.... the worst I ever had. The “cream” had nothing to do with cream, just a white pile of unidentifiable inedible stuff The underneath wasn’t much better. The bison stew had 2 tiny bits...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quick lunch at Echo Lake Lodge consisted of a grilled chicken burger and 'High Altitude' beef burger which were both very tasty. THe only downside to the meal was the fries with the chicken burger seemed to be the last of a batch, were...More

Thank GAJ64
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A great find, nice stop before you go up the mountain. Good authentic food. Chicken pot pie my wife had was delicious, along with the Bison stew the rest of us had was also good. Nice souvenir shop.

Thank maxx1911
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by the good quality and friendly service at this mountain restaurant. We sat and watched the hummingbirds while the endless bikers went by. The salads were fresh, the soup was tasty, the sandwiches were very good. The PB chocolate cream pie...More

Thank airdronepilot
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Wonderful location, and food is good but a bit pricey for what you get. There is a big gift shop there for visitors. Lots of hiking trails in the area and a campground across the street. Entrance to Mt Evans is just up the road!

Thank ruthbrown27
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We drove here to hike the 1 mile trail around beautiful Echo Lake and browse heough the lodge. The trail is quite easy and very enjoyable to hike around the small beautiful lake. We then went into the lodge for pie and ice cream with...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Food was generous and service was very friendly. We saw dozens of hummingbirds right outside window at a feeder. It's a perfect stop by Echo Lake and great to stop at on the way up Mt. Evans. Gift shop on premises.

Thank Chachalaca11
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4trippyhippy
12 June 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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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