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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” (81 reviews)
“trout” (61 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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very busy place, there is more than meets the eye. The menu is not marked but most items are available gluten-free. Celiac wife had the ribs with coleslaw and smashed sweet potatoes. No sickness or ill effects afterwards. Our server said all the bbq is...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our group of 8 loved the food so much we ate there 3 times when we were in Dillon for a week. I ordered the raspberry pancakes with crisp bacon on the side. They have a small kitchen and prefer no substutions. My friend loved...More

Thank SinghaandMaMa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great burger special and excellent service. Great price for kids meals and nightly dinner special in the pub.

Thank Jolene G
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is a Gem! Usually a wait when we're there but totally worth it. Decent variety for breakfast, brunch, or lunch. Everyone I have taken here loved it.

Thank tlindsay77
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A delicious and hearty meal – the Cob Salad was fantastic with pork belly “croutons!” We had hiked up Loveland Pass and were all very hungry – we like to choose the local options while on vacation and we were not disappointed with the Arapaho...More

Thank MissyBunch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Food was great- loved smoked wings, pulled pork cheese fries. Only complaint was the lettuce in salad was warm however the waiter took it off the bill without us even asking bc it was delivered so late ( with meal instead of prior). Get...More

Thank DenyseAlbany_NY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this spot for their advertised trout special, which was only served i the Pub downstairs. It was dark and the circulation was poor. The trout was overdone and the ample serving of green beans was so underdone that I couldn't chew it. Not...More

Thank ctbraun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my 3rd time there. Bbq is always good. Everyone loves the trout. I like the casual atmosphere and the unique old building. Friendly service

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A scrumptious lunch on the patio, surrounded by beautiful baskets of flowers, served by a very pleasant and accommodating staff, on a perfect 70 degree day — doesn’t get any better than that.

Thank James E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to A Cafe for several years. The food is always excellent and service is amazing. They smoke all their own meat and the BBQ is fantastic. I would highly recommend this rustic , authentic log cabin

Thank Donna N
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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