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Backbone Restaurant

€€ - €€€American,
1480 Cascade Avenue, Loveland, CO
+1 970-622-8008
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible18%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
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1480 Cascade Avenue, Loveland, CO
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

1 check-in We recently had dinner here, as we were staying at the adjoining La Quinta with our dogs and they had outdoor patio seating. First and foremost -- the service was wonderful. The gal who ran in and out of the restaurant (apparently only...More

Thank betsnow
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Still advertising, people at the La Quinta need to know the backbone brewhouse closed for good 2 weeks ago. The closet place for food is downtown Loveland or well east on Highway 34. Can't believe the owner is still advertising the brewhouse.

3  Thank gerhardva2017
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Have never given a 1 star rating before. What a waste. Sign says brewery and former food. NOT a brew house. NOT gourmet food. Server could not tell us what was on tap other than a 'lite beer' and some 'wheat beer' and she thought...More

Thank ilbcnuthere
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Service was terrible and the appetizers we eventually got were cold. Never did get our burgers and finally just paid the bill and left. Don't waste your time!

2  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Went to the Backbone yesterday with friends for dinner. A number of menu items were not available, the cook was nowhere to be found for 15 plus minutes. We finally left for downtown Loveland and ate at Henry's ( great food & service).I don't recommend...More

4  Thank gerhardva2017
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This used to be a great place. But now they replaced an outstanding cook with one that refuses to do his job. He did not want to go to any trouble in the preparation of food so they decided rather than a better cook, they...More

4  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Took my wife to the backbone today for Mother's Day. What a disaster. Placed our order at 1:23PM and was not placed ( according to the server ) because the cook (Marty) wasn't cooking. Another named Corey was left to fend for himself and the...More

4  Thank jrotclhs
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were there with other people for a wedding and all tried this restaurant. Just about everybody ordered something different and we all said the food was great, as was the staff and service!

1  Thank susieq1960
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have been a regular at the Backbone Brew House for 15 plus years. I was there with some regulars tonight and it was a disgrace. One table ordered food and 40 plus minutes late the cook ( had a pony tail ) couldn't get...More

5  Thank gerhardva2017
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We have been here several times and it has always been very good. Staff is always hopping. I had a steak with fries and they did a perfect job of medium on the steak. Also had chips and salsa. Very good..not too spicy. Could have...More

Thank Leslie L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1480 Cascade Avenue, Loveland, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Loveland
  • Phone Number: +1 970-622-8008
Casual dining with a sports bar feel, fantastic service and menu choices! Along with amazing views
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