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137 East 1st Street, Salida, CO 81201
719 539 4759
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Ranked #8 of 52 Restaurants in Salida
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Tapas, Brasserie
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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91% Recommend
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Amazing. We are still drooling as we talk about the food from Shallots. It's worth the 10+ drive! The food was incredible. We both got specials (Cajun snapper for him and Italian sausage pasta for me) and we cleaned our plates. We spoke with the chef and he was awesome. He even shared his process for cheese crisps and cilantro... More

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Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We had dinner here and enjoyed the food immensely. The menu is not large but the two items we enjoyed were very good. The stuffed chicken Marsala was terrific. My husband had the pork taco appetizer and it was perfect and plenty for a meal. Nice bar here as well with some good beers on tap.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Exceptional food and staff. Service was great and food was wonderful. We will be back when were in town again, very friendly family atmosphere.

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Denver, Colorado
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140 reviews 140 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were 2 couples dining at Shallots last evening for the first time. Two of us had the proscuitto wrapped scampi entre which we both pronounced 'very good.' I didn't remember the description very well, but when it arrived I was not so optimistic; it didn't look great. Four wrapped scampi in a bright green sauce with a lemon slice... More

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Arvada, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We enjoyed an excellent mid-week dinner here. Chatted with one of the owners about the site and its history. She was very friendly and engaging. We ordered the Peppadevils as an appetizer, and they were delicious! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their dinner: reuben sandwiches were piled with meat and tasty, the spinach salad was beautifully-presented and every bite was great. Baked... More

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Shallots came highly recommended from the locals with very good reason. The owners and the staff were remarkable. The food was to die for from the appetizers to dessert! Highly recommend the spinach salad - best salad EVER! - and the chicken marsala with goat cheese. YUM! The atmosphere was great and always busy every time we went by. Will... More

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Saint Louis
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The food and drinks here are very good - however, it was a little pricey. My son loved his pot stickers, I had the red snapper and a salad which was excellent also.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We were looking forward to a lovely dinner, the restaurant wasn't crowded and the menu looked good. We ordered appetizers which came out in a timely manner and were good. Then we waited 40 minutes for our dinner salads which were so watery that we had to drain them onto a separate plate. The dressings were good though. Then we... More

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Hamilton, Montana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We ordered the baked scampi, which was wrapped in provolone and prosciutto in a green olive oil sauce that was to die for. We also ordered the trout baked with pine nuts in a light bechemel...another winner. The vegetables were lightly steamed and had a cheese topping. There was also a spear of tomatoes, basil and baby mozzarella ball drizzled... More

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Columbia, Missouri, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We have now eaten at Shallots several times both dinner and lunch. The restaurant is in an older restored building. I love the environment. Locally owned with lots of variety on the menu. On our various visits the past couple of years we have sampled much of the menu. Lots of variety with original dishes sprinkled throughout. The bar menu... More

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