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Fairplay Valiton Hotel Restaurant

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500 Main St, Fairplay, CO 80440
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wrapped up a business trip with a weekend in Fairplay. I visit Colorado several times a year just to hike and enjoy the scenery. I wish I would have taken pictures of the hall, because it looks antique, beautiful. Comfort level: My room was clean and the bed was very comfortable! My TV did not work, but honestly, that... More 

Thank Cesar G
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit. Very quiet summer Monday in Fairplay. Soon realized the owners are a couple that work it themselves with a little help. A+. Also one is a Veteran. Again A+. They were really friendly and attentive. Food is normal bar food selections, no prime steak or lobster, but I did not expect that and neither should you. We... More 

Thank Zelck
Arlington, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This rustic 19th century saloon serves generously proportioned and tasty green chili cheeseburgers and other American classics.

Thank Richard R
Fairplay, Colorado
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We locals have weathered a long trail of owners/managers of this historic eatery to mixed results. The new leasees of the restaurant are working their way into the business by wisely keeping the menu small and the hours taking in lunch and early supper, so are not over reaching their skills or time. Friends and I tried a weekday lunch... More 

Thank Linda B
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The miners burger was delicious. My friend was impressed with the flavor of his chicken sandwich. It was a bit pricey. The staff was very friendly

Thank Kaproc
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29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Located in Fairpley, CO, a great little town, this hotel is a historical treasure. The rooms are very clean, extra confortable with lots of room. The staff is super friendly and offer great service. I felt like I was staying at my own personal hotel. I did not eat at the restaurant but the stay there was so peaceful I... More 

Thank Blanca M
Divide, Colorado
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I went for lunch with my dad and boyfriend. I got the angus burger medium done, my dad got the reuben and my boyfriend got the chicken sandwich. The angus burger was burnt so crispy it tasted like charcoal, the chicken sandwich was also burnt crispy, and the reuben had just 2 thin slices of meat. I thought, at least... More 

Thank LJBrowns
Fort Worth, TX
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422 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

After visiting the restroom (filthy beyond words), red flags went up and we should have walked out. But we had already ordered. I expected the restaurant in this old hotel to be charming, but it was creepy and belonged in horror movie. Tablecloths were a wad of wrinkles and our waiter was a total zombie. We decided just to share... More 

Thank jaimietoys
Azle, Texas
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130 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Gatsby's is in a beautiful preserved (or restored) hotel. But what a disappointment! The food was expensive and mediocre ($75 for four at lunch). My grilled chicken sandwich was a joke - about 1/4 inch thick chicken, overcooked and dry, and the sandwich had NOTHING else on it but a slice of cheese. Had to ask for mayo or sauce... More 

Thank Marcy B
Houston Tx
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We live local and needed a place while utility work was done at our place. The hotel was very historic and atmospheric and super friendly and small town-ish. Good food and I was glad I was staying in the hotel after trying their drinks - definitely good value and tasty as well. I couldn't believe how good the first drink... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Main St, Fairplay, CO 80440
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fairplay
  • Phone Number: 719-836-4699
Very good restaurant. The hotel is there too (not so good). Open three meals. Ate there twice. Did not stay there, but saw two rooms.

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