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Brown Bear Cafe

1129 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433
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Ranked #8 of 26 Restaurants in Silverton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

On a road trip and ended up in Silverton half way along the Million Dollar Highway.Just popped into the Brown Bear Cafe for a coffee and ended up having a fantastic lunch.Staff so friendly and food was great.Back in Silverton next year so will definitely be there for lunch and as we are staying in the town,dinner and breakfast!

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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stopped in for breakfast after leaving the town of Ouray, had been there for 4 days. Silverton is a great little town, very picturesque. As I was riding down mainstreet, don't blink, I asked a few people and was told the food was good at the Brown Bear Cafe. Good enough for me, so I parked the bike, and took... More 

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Chicago, IL area
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The staff were super nice and very accommodating. The restaurant itself was adorable, interesting, and fun - plenty to look at. The food was really good and AMPLE! the prices were decent. I would definately visit again!

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Orem, Utah
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Silverton, Colorado, including its many shops and restaurants is a great place to visit. The narrow gauge railroad running from Durango, CO to Silverton, CO up narrow mountain passes is not for the fainthearted and will close for the season on October 25th but making plans for next year is highly recommended. The meals our small group had at the... More 

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Los Lunas, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Homey place, good food, time to sit and chat after a good meal. "that is where all the locals eat" is what we were told prior to the trip; and so it is. Try it.

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Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Silverton itself is already great to see - and the Brown Bear Cafe has amazing Burgers - very quick and friendly service and a cool price/quality arangement...we loved it driving through!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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115 reviews 115 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Brown Bear was one of the restaurants the Silverton Train tour recommended for lunch. I think your best approach is to walk into a local Silverton store and ask where they eat, Brown Bear probably would not be a the top of the list. This place clearly survives on the train/bus tourists and has likely gotten used to not having... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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137 reviews 137 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I stopped in for breakfast. Service was mediocre- I had a hard time getting a refill on coffee. Service was OK, but lacked friendliness. I do not experience this typically in a mountain town. Food was OK, but was lacking anything that made it stand out.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

OK it was September but this place lacks atmosphere. One of the servers was busy reading or writing behind the bar and we had asked him for some drinks which arrived later. Food appeared to have been heated in a microwave and the mashed potato smelled as if it was powdered with water added. Certainly not a meal I would... More 

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Gallup, New Mexico
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Brown Bear had good food and great service. The coffee was also excellent. Exactly what we needed after a long day of walking and shopping in Silverton.

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Address: 1129 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433
Phone Number: 970-387-5630
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton
Cuisine: American

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