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Brown Bear Cafe

1129 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433
+1 970-387-5630
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (30 reviews)
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1129 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Menu is limited mostly to sandwiches, burgers, and salads. Burger and grilled chicken was OK not memorable. Staff was short, perhaps because we arrived at 3pm. Help wanted sign in one window and Brown Bear for sale in another did not form a good opinion.

Thank ALH972
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped at this charming cafe after driving a section of the Alpine Loop. This was quite a treat after a long day in the Southern Rockies. The turkey club sandwich and tortilla soup were excellent. This is a quaint cafe with...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Neat atmosphere, food was decent/average. Prices high for the food, especially my iceberg lettuce salad clocking in at $12. For that kind of dough, maybe we could get at least romaine?

Thank Reagan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fascinating reading the history of the building and bar on the back of the menu. Several beers on tap and full bar. We had had a large breakfast so only got the homemade soup of the day (split pea with ham) and the...More

Thank KCsew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is this a fun place to just sit and appreciate its history and woodwork but the food was excellent!! The menu said the burger meat is never frozen and you can tell. It was huge and it was so, so good!! The fries...More

Thank Diane5304
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a day trip to Silverton from Durango on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Once we got to Silverton we had a small amount of time for lunch and chose the Brown Bear Cafe. It was a great choice. The staff was...More

Thank Allison A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was 6 of us and the waiter kept busy. I was hoping for more selections, but what we had was very good. All was served hot and fresh. I guess the distance that the supplies have to be trucked in justifies the higher prices,...More

Thank PlPlJns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stop for lunch. Very reasonable menu with lots of choices. The antique bar will get your attention. Staff was very friendly and accommodating . We all enjoyed our meals.

Thank TrudiC44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the Bown Bear on 6/28/17. I had the special, Philly Sandwich. It was very good. Quick service from Ben our waiter as well.

Thank hogfan39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My breakfast omelet was uninspired, but dinner there was pretty good. They have an option for smaller portions, which was perfect for me. Staff is cheerful. The place seems well-run.

Thank alexwolf2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton
  • Phone Number: +1 970-387-5630
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