We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


137 E 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2110
+1 719-539-4759
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
137 E 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2110
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (255)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 254 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch based on locals advice. Have sandwiches and sides. Moderately priced. Good size sandwiches and crispy onion rings. Friendly service in very casual surroundings.

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been visiting Salida at least once a year for the last 5 or so. It has become our go to getaway destination when escaping the traffic and intensity of Denver. We found Chef Don and Sheree Potts at Shallots on our first visit,...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for late, light meal. Wife had the French Onion soup, which she enjoyed, and I had the special Baby Octopus salad, excllent

Thank Roy F
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here in search of a place to relax and enjoy an evening drink and some light food. The atmosphere is classy but casual. The hostess and waitress were warm snd gracious. We enjoyed drinks and a couple of the “small plates”; the trout...More

Thank CarolFromDallas
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner of trout and barbecued chicken. Staff and service were fantastic and very friendly...

Thank John M
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This place has a big city menu in a small town. They have quirky and unusual dishes that are all fabulous. You can definitely small or large plates. I personally recommend the small space you can try a variety of dishes. Great staff and fun...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

I was in Colorado for vacation with some friends and they recommended we go to Shallots. They had been there a few times and really liked it. I had the elk sirloin and it was fantastic. Everything we had that night was very good and...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Nice, comfortable restaurant set in a old building. Sat at the bar and had the best clam chowder ever. Irene waited on us, she had a great personality.

Thank Duluth11
Reviewed March 1, 2018

It looked good online and the reviews gave it high ratings. So we thought we’d try it. I ordered an unusual dish, artichoke bottoms. I love artichokes and thought this would be great. They serve the very best part, the heart of the heart. When...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

This was our second special date night in Salida. My husband and I wanted a special place to take my parents for Valentine's day. I called and found they didn't take reservations for a party our size but we were looking for an early dinner...More

Thank Ann R
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Salida
Palace Hotel
450 reviews
.10 miles away
Woodland Motel
198 reviews
.58 miles away
Budget Lodge
29 reviews
.79 miles away
Gateway Inn & Suites
328 reviews
.80 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Little Red Hen Bakery
106 reviews
.20 miles away
Sweetie's Sandwich Shop
197 reviews
.06 miles away
Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub
647 reviews
.15 miles away
950 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Monarch Mountain
197 reviews
.05 miles away
The Bungled Jungle
61 reviews
.08 miles away
Wood's High Mountain Distillery
49 reviews
.11 miles away
The Maverick Potter LLC.
27 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shallots staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 E 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2110
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-4759
  • E-mail
Shallots is a modern American cafe that focuses on quality food and cocktails at a great price. We strive to keep our food and cocktails fresh and interesting, with an emphasis on quality service.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing