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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tennessee Pass please get your menu and food in order! We have had 3 horrible meals with you! Food quality is poor, wait is horrible... Overcooked burgers, underinspired salads, tiny overpriced portions! Stop taking advantage of tourists and serve good food!! We want you to...succeed but with Leadville booming like it is, you won’t be around much longer unless you change your ways!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed September 24, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on our way to Mt. Elbert. Food was excellent and dogs are allowed on the patio. Service was slow considering they weren't that busy but wait staff was very friendly. Be aware they have seasonal menus and what you...see online may not be served.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 23, 2020

The food is amazing! Went with friends and their three small children. The dinosaur shaped chicken nuggets kept the kids busy through the meal. The Rueben sandwich is one I will return for again and again. A lot of the ingredients are locally sourced and...that really shows in the freshness. The burgers, both beef and buffalo got rave reviews from my friends. And the brussel sprouts were big fat ones perfectly fried and soooooo delicious. Definitely give Tennessee Pass Cafe a try!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 19, 2020

My friend and I stopped here for lunch after a bike ride. There were 3-4 tables outside, with one table occupied. When we asked if we could sit outside, we were told that they were not seating anyone else outside so we were directed to...a table inside. We had just sat down inside when the hostess seated another table outside. We went back to the hostess and asked if we could sit outside. Again, we were told that they weren't seating outside .... even though they had just seated guests outside. We were perplexed! We were told that they were short staffed which is why they weren't seating guests outside..even though they were. This had to be the weirdest and worst customer service experience ever. Especially during this pandemic, where all public health organizations are encouraging everyone to be outside, this was really not acceptable.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 19, 2020 via mobile

Great food, slow service. Not much to look at on the outside but the food was very well prepared and delicious. Service was a little slow but friendly. Seemed like a good place where locals eat.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 11, 2020 via mobile

First time back in two years and this place is still great. We had the steak and Colorado Trout dinners. Both were excellent. Side of seasonal veggies were outstanding. Fried Brussel Sprouts are very good. Recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 4, 2020

On the advice of a local, stopped here after returning rental bicycles to Cycles of Life And, we were pleasantly surprised with the number of offerings and the quality of ingredients and preparation. The Fat Cap appetizer was amazing--basically a Portobello mushroom stuffed with homemade...pesto, brie, fresh spinach, and delicious toppings. Also enjoyed the French Dip sandwich. Outdoor seating on the side patio was a delight on a fine August day. We considered two other cafes, but were very pleased with selecting Tennessee Pass Cafe. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 26, 2020 via mobile

We stopped for lunch at this nice spot with indoor and outdoor seating. Very beautiful flower boxes line the outdoor patio. We started with the Mango Blonde beer which was tasty. We tried the flash fried Brussel sprouts with Sriracha dip which was really good....My husband had the 10 oz NY strip with grilled veggies. He said that it appeared much bigger than 10 oz and felt it was an exceptional value. The veggies were yummy, too. The gyros were also wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyed this place and would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 24, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely phenomenal food!! Freshest flavors and ingredients. The Brussels sprouts are out of this world!! Pretty busy and still had great service from Abigale! Do yourself a favor and stop here!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 21, 2020

There was a wait because of the short handed staff. But we have never had a better sandwich than the Teriyaki Buffalo Steak sandwich. Their fried Brussels Sprouts is amazingly tasty. Don’t pass this cafe up when you visit Leadville.

Date of visit: August 2020
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September 16, 2018|
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Response from BoltonYankee | Reviewed this property |
You might try calling Floyd’s of Leadville (dispensary). I think there’s some overlap in staff, or at least they know each other.
August 28, 2017|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Sorry.
October 4, 2015|
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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Likewise, I am not sure if they are open on Thanksgiving. It is simply a neat place.
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