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Shallots

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American, Barbecue, Tapas, Brasserie
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137 East 1st Street, Salida, CO 81201
719 539 4759
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Shallots is a modern American cafe that focuses on quality food and...
Shallots is a modern American cafe that focuses on quality food and cocktails at a great price. We strive to keep our food and cocktails fresh and interesting, with an emphasis on quality service.
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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food at a good price.

Nice building, food is good and waiting time is short. Enjoyed our time there... Wait staff were friendly and made sure we were comfortable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Tom N
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Walsenburg, Colorado
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  • Bar scene
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Walsenburg, Colorado
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Nice building, food is good and waiting time is short. Enjoyed our time there... Wait staff were friendly and made sure we were comfortable.

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Cheshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went here on our first night in Salida and, on the strength of that, went again on our second night. Both nights the service was very friendly and helpful and the food was excellent. All of the food is cooked from fresh so don't expect to be rushed but equally it wasn't slow. The combination of flavours in the... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We planned to renew our vows at Shallots. Despite our guests changing their minds about attending at the last minute, Don and staff were able to take care of things. The food was excellent. Service was over the top. Thanks for making it a special occasion.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Everything we've ever had at Shallots has been first rate, and the menu changes fairly often. I got the stuffed rellano and ate every bite. There is also a menu of fancy cocktails - my Manhattan was excellent. There were plenty of locals at the bar, which I always take to be a good sign at a trendy restaurant.

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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We visited Shallots on our trip to Salida with friends and our 5 year old daughter. We sampled multiple small and medium plates while our daughter ordered off the kids menu. Food was great and cheese filled wontons were especially yummy. Waitress was friendly but service was a little slow. We would return again if we lived in the same... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

That is if you like horseradish, and I do! Housed in a historic building owned by the restaurant proprietor/brunch bartender make a charming atmosphere. The serving sizes do not match the prices, huge homemade portions at reasonable prices.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

There is nothing to dislike about this place it is brilliant. Dolan the barman/mixologist is a great host but the only thing is you never know what colour his hair is going to be. He is a very funny guy and the rest of the staff are also very friendly. Can't wait to go back

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have eaten here several times on visits to Salida and enjoyed my meal every time. I like coming here because the chef works hard to present something distinct. I especially like the options between small plates and traditional full course meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We rented Shallots for our pre wedding party since all of our guests were from out of town. They did an outstanding job catering the event. They were so friendly and accommodating to work with during the event and planning. I would definitely recommend them for an event or to go eat and socialize. The bar has some great wood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Those people who are looking for a quick, pre-processed meal are not the right customers to enjoy this restaurant. It takes slightly longer to get your food, but they are not slow and give you a chance to make dining an experience. On top, the owner, Don is a caring, friendly person who will chat with you at the table... More 

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Additional Information about Shallots

Address: 137 East 1st Street, Salida, CO 81201
Phone Number: 719 539 4759
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Tapas, Brasserie

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 137 East 1st Street, Salida, CO 81201
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: 719 539 4759

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Tapas, Brasserie

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Shallots is a modern American cafe that focuses on quality food and cocktails at a great price. We strive to keep our food and cocktails fresh and interesting, with an emphasis on quality service.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?