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Shady Lady Restaurant

) #21 of 22 Restaurants in Silverton €€ - €€€ American
1154 Blair St, Silverton, CO 81433
+1 970-387-5332
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good14%
  • Average12%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible38%
4 weeks ago
“French Onion Soup wasn't quite right”
25 Aug 2016
“Stop for lunch while riding the train”
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1154 Blair St, Silverton, CO 81433
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here for lunch and a brew after riding the Durango-Silverton train.The story about the "shady" past here is interesting,the food is mediocre.

Thank booneyrat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in here for a sandwich and soup after our train ride from Durango. I have never seen French Onion Soup made without baking the cheese on top - but that is what they did here. At first it looked like just onion soup, however...More

Thank barbara m
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Like most we rode the train from Durango to Silverton for the day. We decided to eat at The Shady Lady at the invitation from a delightful lady on the front porch of this warm, friendly, historic building/restaurant. Service was excellent and quick, We decided...More

Thank sanderst0
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We took the train from Durango to Silverton and needed to get something to eat. We walk by the Shady Lady restaurant and an elderly lady invited us in saying the food was great. We went inside and they seated us immediately. We were waited...More

Thank fishing_crazy5500
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stopped here for lunch while riding the train. Food was average sandwiches and fries. Bathrooms were tight. Was kind of a neat old building.

Thank Carrie F
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in the Shady Lady today for lunch with my wife and two kids (8 & 10) after riding the train to Silverton. We waited a long time to place our order, while several tables who were seated after us ordered and received their food....More

Thank FlyFishTX
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped at the Shady Lady Restaurant while stopped in Silverton riding the train. It was decent. Reasonably clean, seated quickly. Service was a little slow. The food was average. Not a bad experience, not great.

Thank John K
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Consider yourself a foodie? Eat elsewhere. The food here had the flavor profile of food my Grandmothers in Ohio made when I was a child. The hot turkey sandwich with mashed potatoes and corn isn't highly seasoned and that's fine with me. They have salt...More

Thank bersurvey
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Took the train from Durango to Silverton. The staff was friendly but the food seemed like it was prepared from frozen and or deep fried. Nothing fresh. Poor taste and quality. Dining area in desperate need of refreshing. Dead flies in the windows and drapes.

Thank Mia B
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stopped for something to eat after the train ride up to Silverton. The service is friendly and fast. I tried the house special, open face roast beaf and gravy sandwich with corn and mashed potatoes. Not fancy, but reminded me of a meal I had...More

Thank Richard K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1154 Blair St, Silverton, CO 81433
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton
  • Phone Number: +1 970-387-5332
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