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Bongo Billy's Salida Cafe - CLOSED

300 W Sackett Ave, Salida, CO 81201-1655
+1 719-539-4261
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
28 May 2015
“Just what we needed!”
26 Jan 2015
“fun after a day in the sun!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
300 W Sackett Ave, Salida, CO 81201-1655
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

Now called Brown Dog Coffee. Located downtown Salida, (one has to get off of US 50). Delicious Coffee served in a 'Go' cup, which was perfect for us, a welcomed break from our drive between Montrose & Manitou Springs. Has a small selection of breakfast/lunch...More

Thank NomadGloria
Reviewed 26 January 2015

great place to stop after a long day on the river! Find a spot on the patio. Late summer be ready for a late afternoon shower!

Thank Dineoutmore
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This little town right on the Arkansas River is alive and hopping summer or winter. Super coffee and baked goods. The whole area is definitely worth a vist for any Colorado traveler.

Thank jespersanfran
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Bongo Billy's used to be a coffee shop, but it no longer exists. Please take it off trip adviser, as it is now River's Edge Restaurant. Thank you!

2  Thank C87J
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Pretty nice little cafe with all kinds of sandwiches and beers and an outdoor patio. Good service and good food. River walk is available from the patio.

Thank Marcy B
Reviewed 9 August 2013

I can't get past that. There are other differences. The excellent pastries are gone and a knock off batch bakery is in their place. The superb coffee is gone and a bucks wannabe is left hanging around. I don't get it.

3  Thank nabenom
Reviewed 22 February 2013

i try to stop here every time i pass through. good muffins and food. good locals hang out. good place to get info on some close climbing and rafting spots.

Thank ENORM211
Reviewed 14 January 2013

This is a long time fav for locals and for good reason. Located right on the river with outdoor seating and indoor comfort, it's a GREAT place to stop for breakfast, lunch or just read with a good cup of jo. There's often live music...More

Thank Claudia B W
Reviewed 16 December 2012

This coffee place is conveniently located as you drive into town coming from the south. It has been renamed Brown Dog Coffee and is getting a bit of a face lift. Very good services and snacks.

1  Thank Yvonne P
Reviewed 10 October 2012

We love to stop here for a coffee/light lunch when we are in town. Was really surprised to see the improvements this time. Lovely patio right on the river where you can enjoy your coffee and watch the world go by. Staff was friendly and...More

Thank Janet F
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 W Sackett Ave, Salida, CO 81201-1655
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-4261
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