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The Shack Cafe

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740 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
970-879-9975
Today
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 5
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Would have been great but no air!

Food was good and very reasonable but it was so hot, no air conditioning so I had to walk outside for some cooler air

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Ginny G
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Food was good and very reasonable but it was so hot, no air conditioning so I had to walk outside for some cooler air

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Old Airport
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There are only a handful of options for breakfast before 7 am and The Shack Cafe was closest to my motel. Definitely a place which caters to a local crowd, I nonetheless felt at home sitting at the counter with the people who work to keep Steamboat the great town it is. I ate four breakfasts there and highly recommend... More 

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We discovered this cafe for lunch(also serves breakfast) in downtown Steamboat Springs. We were able to sit outside in a shaded area in front of the cafe with our dog. The service was speedy and the staff was very friendly. The food was great! We went to the Shack for lunch three times and loved everything we tried( including the... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The server was friendly and efficient but the food was disappointing, my Spicy Huevos didn't have the chili spice I expected with the chorizo sausage my wife's chili was okay but not better than several other restaurants in Steamboat.

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

There's nothing like a hearty mountain town breakfast - that mega plate heaped with tasty food that will throw your diet out of whack but you just don't care. Steamboat has long been blessed with three or more classic breakfast spots with the Shack, Winona's and Creekside. It had been a few years but we thought we would top off... More 

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Charles City, Virginia, United States
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The staff were prompt and efficient. The food was good, I had fried halibut and sweet potato fries. The price fair. The staff were constantly clearing and cleaning so there was never dirty dishes to look at.

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Have been many times and have not had anything we didn't love! Staff is awesome and make you feel right at home. Can get very busy at times but worth the wait. Wish they were in my hometown! Can't wait to go back.

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Plano, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

After a short wait to be seated at lunchtime, we were treated to some wonderful food. The French dip was great. My daughter ordered a waffle and said it was so good it didn't even need syrup. Would definitely eat here again.

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Virginia
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Had lunch on recommendation of staff at a local business. Small space as are most restaurants in Steamboat. Seemed to be a mix of locals and ski area tourists. We were seated promptly for lunch. The Shack offers breakfast whenever they are open. My wife had her favorite ski trip dish, chicken fried steak which she pronounced excellent. I had... More 

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Westford, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to get a hearty breakfast before hitting the slopes. They conveniently open at 6 so you can get there nice and early. The food is not fancy, but well prepared and tasty. I got the veggie hobo today and it was delicious. My husband got a side of avocado with his breakfast. When... More 

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Additional Information about The Shack Cafe

Address: 740 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Phone Number: 970-879-9975
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Steamboat Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 740 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Steamboat Springs
  • Phone Number: 970-879-9975

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

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