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Arapahoe Cafe & Pub

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$$ - $$$
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626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0873
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Stillwater, Minnesota
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family of four tried the Arapahoe Cafe based on ta reviews. Service was nicely paced, and food was good. Highly recommended the mac n cheese with pulled pork and bacon. It was a Sunday night and the place was packed. Primarily due to the President's Day weekend and $7 Burger Sunday Special; available only in the pub downstairs. Check... More 

Thank Joanna T
Jackson, Michigan
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, the Arapahoe is excellent. Very good beverages, excellent food in a pleasant atmosphere with wonderful service.

Thank MikeRossTravel
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped by this interesting little local cafe on recommendations of friends. They said it was an old log cabin type building that had great food. They were right! The parking lot was packed at 12:15 for lunch. We walked in and there was 1 table available. We were immediately seated and waited upon. The menu has a good selection of... More 

Thank pdimarco0331
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed both breakfast and dinner at the cafe. Both meals were delicious. Service was great and prices reasonable. We have been to the Arapaho cafe numerous times and have been disappointed

Thank Carol G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arapaho Cafe has great daily specials, especially in the lower level (Down Under). Very popular locals hangout with good food and drink prices and tasty food. Best to get there early, or you will be waiting for a table.

Thank Travellover480
Denver, Colorado
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585 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 925 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the Arapahoe Cafe & Pub - its a cozy place but the service is quite slow. However, the BBQ more than makes up for the slow service - it was delicious! We shared the BBQ ribs & the BBQ Sammy - both were divine - we were stuffed!

Thank denver60
Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Weekly specials are well worth it. Every day!! In the bar area, where you can mix and mingle with many interesting individuals

Thank cordgrass
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten at A-Cafe several times and the food is pretty good. I've tried their breakfast, burgers, and BBQ. The BBQ is definitely the best option. Their BBQ is award winning and has great taste. If you're looking for a good deal, their lunch specials are decently priced and you can get their BBQ sandwich (brisket or pull pork)... More 

Thank Matthew S
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breakfast was AMAZING. They seated us quickly so we could make the breakfast time slot. They were super busy but we didn't wait for food long. Really good food!

Thank Sleigh4You
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've lived in the county for years and have always had good experiences here. However, I visited recently for my birthday breakfast. Our party of five arrived and the hostess said it would be a 25 minute wait and to help ourselves to coffee downstairs. I love when breakfast places offer coffee while you wait, so we were more than... More 

Thank Emily N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $12
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dillon
  • Phone Number: +1 970-468-0873
The Arapahoe Cafe has served Summit County, Colorado since 1945 and offers great food, reasonable prices and friendly service. Stop by our website to see our awards, great menu items and our unique history.We smoke our own award-winning BBQ and our catering service, Bonnie Q BBQ Roadhouse Room & Catering Company, offers on or off-site catering.Q So Good It'll Make Your Big Toe Wiggle!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?