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The Shack Cafe

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740 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
970-879-9975
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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: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 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
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One of the few local's hangouts left in Steamboat's downtown area. Quick and fast service, but not a place you'll ever feel rushed to leave - reading the Steamboat Pilot newspaper is 'what you do' there. Some menu items have gotten a little spendy for what they are, but overall, pricing is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
KurtS84
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

One of the few local's hangouts left in Steamboat's downtown area. Quick and fast service, but not a place you'll ever feel rushed to leave - reading the Steamboat Pilot newspaper is 'what you do' there. Some menu items have gotten a little spendy for what they are, but overall, pricing is reasonable, and the cup of coffee is bottomless.

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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is a great breakfast and lunch diner. My favorite hash browns in Steamboat! Fast and friendly, great mix of locals and visitors.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We went for breakfast on Sunday morning after church. Four of us got right in at 9:45, but a line formed soon after. The dishes on offer were interesting combinations as well as the expected breakfast foods. Everything we had was very good, and the service was attentive and very friendly. We will definitely go back again!

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Denver, Colorado
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Having just ridden 24 miles (me) and 46 miles (him) on our bikes in the Tour de Steamboat, we were hungry!! The Shack did not disappoint. First, there is no going wrong with a mimosa :) I ordered a benedict dish and my boyfriend had a juevos ranchero dish. They were so good. The service was fast, efficient and friendly;... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

A great Steamboat locals place for breakfast and lunch. My favorite breakfast in town, well, along with Creekside. Everything is good, the service is amazing, the food comes out fast, filled with local hunters, fisherman, and Steamboat families who know where to go for good grub in the morning. It's my favorite place to go after I've enjoyed the Steamboat... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Excellent small cafe with some big plates of food. Service is great and all the staff had a smile. Small outdoor eating area as well but it faces out onto Lincoln which is the Main Street through Steamboat Springs, so it coul be a little noisy.

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Coppell, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Good food, service, and location!! Little small so it seems congested. However, it is walking distance from the downtown Steamboat Springs. I am sure if this restaurant was near or on the ski slopes, it would do really well!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Always good, serves breakfast all hours but they do close at 2pm daily. No reservations, sometimes a wait. Food consistently good, friendly staff and very reasonable prices

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Rawlins
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Fresh, fast , friendly service. Great Breakfast. Blueberry Waffles, Omelettes and Burritos! I stop here every trip to the boat. Cozy and family oriented. Make sure to try.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Breakfast was delicious and servers were super friendly. Kept up with coffee refills and they did not mind I was enjoying the beautiful weather outside and working on my computer for quite a while. I tipped accordingly but they did not know that prior and the service was fantastic. I will definitely be back and highly recommend The Shack Cafe!

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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?