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The Shady Nook

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501 Riverfront Dr, Salmon, ID
208 756 4182
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Shady Nook has the only full service bar and restaurant in Salmon...
The Shady Nook has the only full service bar and restaurant in Salmon Idaho. We serve the finest quality steaks, fresh fish, home smoked baby back ribs and organic chicken. Great bar food and the best burger you could have. We have a wonderful outdoor patio with two fire pits and heaters for those cool nights. Our hours are 7 nights open at 4. Sundays open at 11 am for bbq & cocktails on the patio. We take pride in everything we do and thrive on giving you the best dining experience on your trip. Reservations are appreciated and big groups welcome.
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  • 42
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful dinner

Cute place/good food! We enjoyed dinner very much at this little place. They have a cute outdoor place, wish it would have been a little warmer outside, we would definitely try eating outside here. Asking other patrons what their recommendation would be and the house steak came up as a winner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Great Falls, Montana
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South Jordan, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Stopped in on Wednesday night and was a bit surprised that the place was fairly busy, me and my friend sat in the lounge waitress had a smug attitude and kept hounding us to order dinner even though it wasn't late, nobody was waiting to get in and we told he that we wanted to enjoy a few beers first.... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Cute place/good food! We enjoyed dinner very much at this little place. They have a cute outdoor place, wish it would have been a little warmer outside, we would definitely try eating outside here. Asking other patrons what their recommendation would be and the house steak came up as a winner. Steaks done just to perfection. No need for appetizer,... More 

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Rock Springs, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Shady Nook in Salmon, Idaho is an excellent choice for dinner. Had the ribeye and it was cooked to perfection. The homemade blue cheese dressing is to die for!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Dinner was very good, steaks were cooked perfect our waitress was very friendly. Was served in a timely manner.

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Guernsey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A short walk from the excellent value Stagecoach Inn, we especially enjoyed the Idaho baked potatoes at this restaurant. It's not smart, no tablwclotbs, but the food is very good and the serving staff, as usual in small-town America, unbelievably friendly and keen to get you what you want. Nothing is too much trouble, and good food too at fair... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

the food is marvelous the service excellent the staff fantastic will help you in anyway you need the selection very very good we will be back with children and grandchildren soon

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South Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I had breakfeast here, talk abount walking back in time, it had a grandma kitchen feel, you almost thought grandma was going to tell you to finish up your meal, the price was great!

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Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The Shady Nook was recommended to us by a local. The environment was nice, but the food was way overpriced and not very good. We will not be back!

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Honeyville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

It was our first trip to Salmon, Idaho and we heard the Shady Nook was good so we tried it for dinner. My ribeye was delicious char grilled, calamari and tuna appetizers were awesome, and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. Our waitress Haley was friendly, quick, and gave us great service. My 6 year old daughter was complaining b/c... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wife and I drove all over town glad we went out of way and found this place. First of all the waitress that seated and served us was very nice and fast nothing but smiles. The food was wonderful great menu. Just wish that we lived closer to Salmon. But we will definitely go back. Thanks

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Address: 501 Riverfront Dr, Salmon, ID
Phone Number: 208 756 4182
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Salmon
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 Riverfront Dr, Salmon, ID
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Salmon
  • Phone Number: 208 756 4182

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

The Shady Nook has the only full service bar and restaurant in Salmon Idaho. We serve the finest quality steaks, fresh fish, home smoked baby back ribs and organic chicken. Great bar food and the best burger you could have. We have a wonderful outdoor patio with two fire pits and heaters for those cool nights. Our hours are 7 nights open at 4. Sundays open at 11 am for bbq & cocktails on the patio. We take pride in everything we do and thrive on giving you the best dining experience on your trip. Reservations are appreciated and big groups welcome.

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