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Arapahoe Cafe & Pub

626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0873
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (76 reviews)
“trout” (59 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
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1 - 10 of 807 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Passing through - Awesome food, great service and fun environment We highly recommend Went with servers suggestions and wasn't disappointed. Great burger and Pork Mac N Cheese

Thank Debbie Q
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have lived in Dillon for several years and this place always serves excellent food at very fair prices. Nice bar downstairs too- not fancy- which is nice!

Thank scottestill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the wings, trout salad, and a burger. We got the ribs...but weren’t a huge fan. They weren’t bad...they just weren’t great. Lyric, our server, was an awesome!

Thank JoshSpurlock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy this quaint place so much that it was the only place we ate while in Dillon this trip. If the weather is good, the patio with all the flowers is very pleasant! There is a bar and grill in the basement that has...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just stopped for a quick bite coming down from Steamboat. My BBQ judge husband asked about the Brisket, which was highly touted. Unfortunately, it was so dry that BBQ lovers would be very disappointed. My Cobb salad was fine. Hoping the Pulled Pork might...More

Thank Leslieforlife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food - perfect American breakfast. Coffee - holy whoa, just what we needed. Service - yes. Sat us right away, asked us if we wanted coffee before we were even seated, and poured it as we arrived to our seats. Friendly w/o being part of...More

Thank cheyswag21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered a variety of food for breakfast - mine was the "garbage plate" and others stuck to the more traditional plates, one friend ordered the Eggs Benedict. I would call this food average for the most part, the Benedict was obviously packaged hollandaise sauce....More

Thank 498aron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Summit County and looking for a great meal (any time of day), then this is the place to visit. Upstairs is the main dining room, and downstairs is the bar where they also serve food in a slightly less inviting atmosphere....More

Thank Beachcomber8888AA
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We dropped in right between breakfast and lunch and were lucky to be able to order both. Half of our table ordered breakfast while the rest of us ordered lunch. Everything on the table was delicious! I am not a big fan of pancakes, but...More

Thank kindtraveler2016
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Went for trout special, seated pretty quickly, which is a first. Trout was ok, a bit dry, all sides were almost cold, even my husbands. Had bread pudding to go, also not up to par. Such a disappointment.

Thank ediebSyracuse
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Questions & Answers
22 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
There is no wifi.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have heaters on the patio. If the sun is out it is usually warm enough to eat outside by about 9.
Karen B
3 July 2015|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Happy hour is from 4-6 in the pub and patio only. It includes half price draft beers, well liquors and house wines as well as half price appetizers. Come see us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dillon
  • Phone Number: +1 970-468-0873
  • E-mail
The Arapahoe Cafe has served Summit County, Colorado since 1945 and offers great food, reasonable prices and friendly service. Stop by our website to see our awards, great menu items and our unique history.We smoke our own award-winning BBQ and our catering service, Bonnie Q BBQ Roadhouse Room & Catering Company, offers on or off-site catering.Q So Good It'll Make Your Big Toe Wiggle!
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