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Starvin Arvins-Montrose

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American, Diner
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1320 South Townsend, Montrose, CO 81401
+1 970-249-7787
06:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Kent, Washington
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457 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always come here at least once when we're in town, usually for breakfast. They have everything you could want, huge biscuits, and even bigger cinnamon rolls (which you can choose for your bread option... but plan on taking most of it home in a doggy bag). The place is always busy, the food is great, and the service is... More 

Thank Lissa M
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of food with very good flavor for not a lot of money! The only reason why I don't give them five stars is because they took a long time to sit us down. But great food!

1 Thank Anaperez73
Lawrence, Kansas
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116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate mid-morning breakfast here and really liked it. A throw back to the way breakfasts used to be before everyone got so health conscious, meaning huge portions. I had pancakes, eggs, and bacon and thought they were very good. Left about half of pancakes so I could help my wife eat her omelet. Omelet was huge with a little too... More 

1 Thank countryguylawrence
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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223 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It felt like time travel back to the fifties. Same decor. Same menu. But, as promised, large servings. My daughter and I had open-faced beef sandwiches. She loved hers; me, not so much, but I ate it and it wasn't as much food as it appeared.

1 Thank VN F
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I reviewed this place once about a year ago, and, although sadly tired inside and out, it was acceptable. Today, staying at the Holiday Inn Express across the street and on foot for the morning, I ventured in again ... big mistake. This place is just plain filthy with dust and dead flies everywhere. Must have been a recent hatch,... More 

Thank Ron R
Charlotte, NC
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131 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Food was good, but serving are huge. If you are watching your weight, you may want to reconsider or split a meal with someone.

1 Thank gramps-nanna
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The cinnamon rolls are amazing! Great food, excellent staff. Every time I am in Montrose, I have to get me a cinnamon roll. I've been coming here for over 20 years. Love it!

1 Thank bluecherry8694
Port Orchard, Washington
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212 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The menu is what you would expect from any dinner. The food was okay along with the service. Decor hasn't been updated since the early eighty's. We had two specials, both were 6 bucks each which was a great price. Nothing really special, but in a pinch worth the stop.

1 Thank Wanderer0213
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stopped at this restaurant for breakfast, there were 5 of us. Holy cow! Gigantic proportions. Homemade biscuits, biggest I have ever seen. Cinnamon rolls as big as a plate. They are only open for breakfast and lunch (til 2p). The place doesn't look like much from the outside, but food, service and prices were excellent.

1 Thank travelkid69
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The cheeseburgers were good and the server was nice. The restaurant on the whole could do with a renovation. Lots of locals eat here.

1 Thank Marjorie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 South Townsend, Montrose, CO 81401
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 970-249-7787

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?