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Pineville, Louisiana
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

If you are from PETA don`t go. There were stuffed animals all through the place and I loved the wolf and mountain lion. My wife had the buffalo burger and loved it. I had the bbq burger and loved the sauce. The onion rings were crunchy and were great.

Thank James L
Libertyville, Illinois
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Waited until the train patrons were done and then went in to eat. We were seated immediately and had a waiter asking us for drinks within the 1st minute. The wife likes a lighter beer and the Longhorn Amber on tap was suggested and perfect. I had the green chili burger with mixed fries(sweet potato and regular potato). Wife had... More 

Thank Ed M
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

After having one of the best sandwiches ever with sweetpotao fries, the service was doubly enjoyable! To top it off was the bread-pudding w/Bourbon Sauce!! Delicious. The only drawback is if you are competiting with the crowds from the railroad trip fm Durango!

Thank Annette T
Dickinson, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

If you like your burgers well done, then this is the place for you. A friend and I ordered the Buffalo Burger, cooked medium. It came out well done and dry. The deserts were very good as well as other items on the menu that others in group had. But watch where you park. There was a fire hydrant on... More 

Thank Wess J
Denver, Colorado
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This old saloon and grill was the type of place you would expect to find in an old western town filled with historic elements. It is crazily decorated with stuffed animals, mining equipment and all sorts of antique knick-knacks. There is always something interesting to look at in this bar. I cannot say the same with regard to the food.... More 

Thank HerrMV
Durango, Colorado
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183 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Our favorite restaurant in Silverton - fun Western decor and atmosphere, great food, usually requires waiting 15-20 minutes for a table.

Thank KatherineAR
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

this place is awesome!!! this is the kind of place you want to eat if visiting an old tmining town. great memories....the food is great. loved the elk and buffalo burgers. the mack and cheese was the cheap store variety,dont order... but everything else wasa great... the place is wall to wall memorabila and stuffed animals....cant wait to go back....... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: off main street, Silverton, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton

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