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Mountain Lyon Cafe

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381 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne, CO 80497
970-262-6229
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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If you go on a Sunday mid-morning expect to stand in line. This is my husband's favorite breakfast cafe. There's always Sunshine or Arapahoe Cafes in Dillon. Mountain Lyon does a great skillet, Eggs Benedict, great burger, great pancakes. Melon is usually hard. Staff is always cheerful and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Susan K
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Silverthorne, Colorado
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Silverthorne, Colorado
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you go on a Sunday mid-morning expect to stand in line. This is my husband's favorite breakfast cafe. There's always Sunshine or Arapahoe Cafes in Dillon. Mountain Lyon does a great skillet, Eggs Benedict, great burger, great pancakes. Melon is usually hard. Staff is always cheerful and pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This was a great stop in Silverthorne on our way to Aspen. We arrived to a completely packed restaurant around nine on a weekday morning, which was a little surprising for the size of the town, nonetheless we were seated within five minutes. The service was fabulous, the staff was friendly, and the food was tasty. Definitely a recommendation to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Mountain Lyon is a classic hole in the wall style breakfast diner (that also serves lunch). Big breakfast portions with nice diversity of offerings - from fruit to eggs benedict to every omelet you could want. Crowded on weekends, get there early. Nothing to write home about, but pretty solid breakfast and one of the better places in the cuisine... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I ate breakfast there every day of my vacation with the exception of one day, when I ate at the Sunshine Cafe, which comes a close second. Uniquely warm and inviting and comfortable atmosphere, with a good mix of locals and visitors. Food and service are impeccable, and the friendly staff are always delighted to serve you.

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I have eaten here so many times; and Mountain Lyon never disappoints! Great breakfast and lunch menu.

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Denver
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A good motel restaurant that caters to the locals along with the traveler coming into town. The fare is good comfort food with daily specials. The green chili on the breakfast burrito gave it a distinctive flavor that doesn't come from a can.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This place is the best! We were looking for a breakfast place to go to after church and saw this place. After checking the reviews, we decided this was it. We're so glad we stopped. This is my dream diner. They had everything I could possibly want for breakfast and more. Every town should have a place like this. It... More 

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Swanzey, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This place is just as it looks, a classic American diner. No frills just great food fast and lots of it for a very reasonable price. Came for breakfast, seated quickly, waitress was awesome, took care of us quickly, order was correct and hot off the grill. Side of bacon was 5 full slices, not the 1/4 pieces you get... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I am in the Silverthorne area frequently and virtually every trip includes a visit to the Mountain Lyon Cafe. I love the breakfast burrito which comes smothered in green chile. I have never had a bad meal here. The place is always packed with locals, attesting to its quality. I highly recommend the Mountain Lyon.

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Houston, Texas
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We enjoy breakfast here whenever we are in the area. Good options for our whole family from crispy pancakes to tasty corned beef hash and breakfast burritos. It can get crowded on the weekends, but during the week we have never encountered a long wait. Service is friendly and not intrusive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 381 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne, CO 80497
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverthorne
  • Phone Number: 970-262-6229

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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