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Arapahoe Cafe & Pub

626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0873
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (77 reviews)
“trout” (59 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the best place to eat any meal. Reasonably priced, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Daily specials in the Pub. Do't miss this place.

Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us went for breakfast on a weekday morning. The weather was lovely so, after a brief wait, we chose to sit on the patio. The restaurant was busy, but we had lots to talk about, so the wait didn't bother us. The wait...More

Thank Dorothy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought I wouldn’t find a good bar in this lovely area. Went downstairs at this place and was pleasantly surprised. It was burger night, so ordered a couple along with drinks, very nice. Service was excellent, food was good and nice atmosphere. An eclectic mix...More

Thank OntarioTaffy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a terrible experience as we waited over an hour before we left without our meals being served, one staff person was particularly rude, and no-one stepped up to take responsibility for this mess. We ordered lunch and then waited-- and waited--and waited. About...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through - Awesome food, great service and fun environment We highly recommend Went with servers suggestions and wasn't disappointed. Great burger and Pork Mac N Cheese

Thank Debbie Q
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have lived in Dillon for several years and this place always serves excellent food at very fair prices. Nice bar downstairs too- not fancy- which is nice!

Thank scottestill
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the wings, trout salad, and a burger. We got the ribs...but weren’t a huge fan. They weren’t bad...they just weren’t great. Lyric, our server, was an awesome!

Thank JoshSpurlock
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We enjoy this quaint place so much that it was the only place we ate while in Dillon this trip. If the weather is good, the patio with all the flowers is very pleasant! There is a bar and grill in the basement that has...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We just stopped for a quick bite coming down from Steamboat. My BBQ judge husband asked about the Brisket, which was highly touted. Unfortunately, it was so dry that BBQ lovers would be very disappointed. My Cobb salad was fine. Hoping the Pulled Pork might...More

Thank Leslieforlife
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Food - perfect American breakfast. Coffee - holy whoa, just what we needed. Service - yes. Sat us right away, asked us if we wanted coffee before we were even seated, and poured it as we arrived to our seats. Friendly w/o being part of...More

Thank cheyswag21
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Questions & Answers
October 21, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
There is no wifi.
August 25, 2016|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have heaters on the patio. If the sun is out it is usually warm enough to eat outside by about 9.
Karen B
July 2, 2015|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Happy hour is from 4-6 in the pub and patio only. It includes half price draft beers, well liquors and house wines as well as half price appetizers. Come see us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
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
  • E-mail
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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