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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    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
We were in a hurry!

We had a party of 8, we explained we were catching a flight, the went above and beyond to accommodate us in everything. AND the food was awsome! Highly recommend😎

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
captjenniemac
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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a party of 8, we explained we were catching a flight, the went above and beyond to accommodate us in everything. AND the food was awsome! Highly recommend😎

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Thank captjenniemac
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have lived in Steamboat Springs for many years, and believe the shack to have one of the best menus and fastest service! The food will always be delicious,and served quickly with a smile!! The price falls in the medium bracket. The decor is like being in a log cabin, and is spacious as the ceiling is high. You will... More 

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Thank Runa T
Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent place for lunch. Good service. Really good food. My husband had fish and chips. I had French Dip sandwich. Fried sweet potatoes were excellent.

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Thank LanesMimi
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

A fast no-thrills breakfast. Diner type atmosphere with great food. Line might look long, but it goes fast. Locals know there is no line for the counter tables, so if they're open, sit down and skip the line.

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Thank kmm80477
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The Shack as been around for decades but a standard in Steamboat for breakfast and lunch. It's a meeting place for locals where everybody knows your name. Stools at the counter or wood-top tables. It ain't fancy but it's a typical diner/café. Breakfast scrambled eggs, omelets to Huevos Rancho, pancakes and French toast. Lunch menu burgers, grilled cheese, soup, etc.... More 

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Thank StretchCampbell
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Yes, a great family place where you can have breakfast all day or a delicious burger . Service is fast and friendly, no fuss but really pleasant. We just loved it and will get back from a breakfast this time.

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Thank HFBAlps
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Came here for breakfast. Had the simply Jay's breakfast and it was delicious. Loved the mimosas. Made with delicious oj. Server was attentive and sweet. We loved the open window to the kitchen, so you can almost be part of the action. Very old school diner feel.

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Thank Goss J
Denver, Colorado
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293 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Didn't want to get up too early on vacation, missed breakfast at most places in town, but the Shack keeps it going all day. Great pancakes and good everything else, good service, cheap prices, will stop again next time we're in town

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Thank Nate H
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Shack has the best burger in town. All their food is delicious with fast, friendly service. This is definitely my favorite burger place in Steamboat.

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Thank dginesta
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We came in for breakfast before a day of hiking. Service was fast and friendly. Food was fresh and quickly served,

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Thank anniemh2o

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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, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?