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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, 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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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 7
    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
Great Meal and Family Friendly

We chose the Shady Nook because we could walk from our hotel (The Stagecoach Inn), and after being in the car all day that sounded great! The menu, while simple, had a number of delicious looking dishes and we had a hard time choosing. We ordered the Ahi Tuna as an appetizer, and it was very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We chose the Shady Nook because we could walk from our hotel (The Stagecoach Inn), and after being in the car all day that sounded great! The menu, while simple, had a number of delicious looking dishes and we had a hard time choosing. We ordered the Ahi Tuna as an appetizer, and it was very good. The house salads... More 

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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

There is rustic and there is old. This place is just old. We ordered mussels as an appetizer and found many that were unopened. Our salad appeared after we just started on the mussels. I told the waitress that I had never ordered mussels before where so many of them were unopened. She did not comment or as I expected... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Such a quaint little restaurant with local charm! LOVED the coconut crusted shrimp and sauce!!!! BEST and LARGEST shrimp I have ever had.

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My wife and I stopped in for a drink after a long travel day. Nice staff and quaint little restaurant and bar. Reminded us of an English pub!

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South Jordan, Utah
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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 6 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 49 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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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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