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1134 Empire St, Silverton, CO 81433
970-387-5775
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Our first lunch ever in a former brothel!

Silverton is a real bit of the old Wild West, and the Bent Elbow still has that feel about it. The building been well preserved, but now offers a large comfortable dining area, with a wide range of fairly basic dishes well cooked and presented. Helpings are large. Service is efficient and friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Mr David P
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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colorado
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent, service good. Sadly, we were the only diners there, how could so many people be missing this gem?

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Good and comfortable. Food decent, but not great. Gets crowded when the train come in, so time your visit. If you're in a good mood and love the Silverton experience, you'll love it!

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St Louis MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

ok restaurant. it been there a long time but think its had many owners some years its better than others

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Silverton is a real bit of the old Wild West, and the Bent Elbow still has that feel about it. The building been well preserved, but now offers a large comfortable dining area, with a wide range of fairly basic dishes well cooked and presented. Helpings are large. Service is efficient and friendly. Our waitress let us take away a... More 

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Arkadelphia, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch at The Bent Elbow on June 1,2015. It was a late lunch and we were the only customers. Even so, the food was fresh and delicious! The service was very good. We enjoyed visiting with our server. We will definitely return if we visit Silverton in the future!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Read the reviews and it matched them. The lunch was good for the location. Although the corn biscuit tasted like a frozen muffin. Enjoyed the warm chili, grilled cheese (both GF &!regular) and great hot coco. The icing on the cake was dessert. Grandma's recipe of bread pudding. Nothing I could finish but perfect for a cold rainy day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The owners greeted us warmly and was very personable. The food was great, all homemade. There was a wood burning stove that helped warm us from the train ride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

You can't miss this place. The food is amazing and the staff is super friendly. If you happen to stop in Silverton visit The Bent Elbow. You won't be disappointed.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Our interactions with Bonnie and Loretta were so much fun! A great place to find tasty comfort foods (Shepherds Pie; and Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans) and a variety of menu options (Talapia sandwiches and Greek wraps) sure to please nearly everyone at the table. Be sure to save room for the Whiskey Bread Pudding!

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Silverton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

They have really wonderful Chicken Sour Cream Enchiladas and my mom swears by The Cajun Duck. They have a really good buffet during train hours also. The only thing I don't recommend here is anything with ground beef. For some reason it's been dry and overcooked every time I've ordered something with it. They have excellent atmosphere and you really... More 

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Address: 1134 Empire St, Silverton, CO 81433
Phone Number: 970-387-5775
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton

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  • Address: 1134 Empire St, Silverton, CO 81433
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton
  • Phone Number: 970-387-5775

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