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Y-Inn Cafe

) #1 of 7 Restaurants in Challis €€ - €€€ American, Cafe
1200 Main St N, Challis, ID 83226
+1 208-879-4426
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (14 reviews)
“eggs” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe
€€ - €€€
1200 Main St N, Challis, ID 83226
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try to "road test" chicken-fried steak whenever we travel. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the Y-Inn Cafe serves it "Milanesa" style--just like our favorite Mexican restaurants in Southern California--very lightly breaded and very melt-in-your-mouth tender. The folks there highlight "Roy's Homemade Sausage,"...More

Thank Gene Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast yesterday. We were not disappointed. Our server was friendly and prompt, very personable. The food was great. Standard eggs, sausage, toast, and hash browns. We both ordered the in-house made sausage patty, and the flavor was excellent. Eggs nicely done, not...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast here, and the food and service were great. We each had the basic bacon and eggs, but I paid extra for the special sausage, which was worth it. We would stop here again!

Thank Selway M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stop in every other Sunday for Breakfast. The staff is friendly and fun, they remember our preferences and keep our cups full. The food is always great; my go to meal is either the Spanish omelette or the classic double burger...More

Thank OrionB13
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Did I mention the food? I had a simple burger with sweet potato fries and everything was perfectly prepared. Would I return? You Bet! Place was very busy at lunch time on a Sunday but the service was still good.

Thank c21bill
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Oh mylanta. The food is fantastic. We ate breakfast there and everything was great. The biscuits are made from scratch as is the sausage and the gravy. The chicken fried steaks are made in house too. So good. The waitress, Michelle, kept the coffee coming...More

Thank kindapicky97
Reviewed 23 September 2016

While camping one chilly morning decided to go out for breakfast and found this little gem. Nothing fancy, just good food, endless good coffee and the waitress (Michelle? long brown hair) was friendly and efficient. I had the breakfast burrito with sausage and hubby had...More

Thank JulesDurf
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My wife and I visited this location on 8/27/16. When you are new in town, ask the locals where they eat. We both had the chicken fried steak with real potatoes. Loved the salad because of the many vegatables included - try their home made...More

2  Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stopped for lunch. It is a small town and we were rewarded with a nice, comfort food lunch. It's an older building and interior. Despite the appearance, the staff was super and made great recommendations on dishes to select. The food, while comfort food,...More

Thank D Michael E
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We love to eat here for breakfast. Great food, especially the omlets. Jo is THE best! Always friendly & cheerful no matter how early!

Thank Susie T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Main St N, Challis, ID 83226
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Challis
  • Phone Number: +1 208-879-4426
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