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Brown Bear Cafe

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1129 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433
970-387-5630
Today
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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All hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Service- our waitress was out of it. Asked for straw 3 times and finally had to go get one from the bar myself. When soup came out, there was no spoon for one of them. Told her we needed a spoon and she said there was one on it when she brought it out. Umm, no there isn't, look. Did... More 

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Thank Wesley W
Georgetown, Texas
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our group of 4 ate here prior to hiking up to the Highland Mary Lakes. Very good food and service, and less expensive than we had anticipated in a tourist town like Silverton.

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Thank grandymitchell
Westminster, Maryland
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped here for lunch on our trip around the San Juan Skyway. Great service and juicy food! Loved the July 4th decor!

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Thank 15Shawn
Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the special which was prime rib. The cuts were huge. We could have split one and still had left over. As it was we had leftover for an entire additional meal. The salad bar was a nice surprise, albeit only containing about 10 items. This isn't fine dining. It is straightforward cafe fare but nicely done with great... More 

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Austin, Texas
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sight seeing for the afternoon and we just happened to pick the cafe for dinner. We were pleasantly surprised with the Chicken Fried Steak special. The staff was sweet and friendly. The cafe looks like an old saloon with an old west bar which fits right in with Silverton history.

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Thank GuruGraf
Dunnellon, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After looking at the reviews on TripAdvisor, my wife and I decided to have lunch there after arriving on the train. What a mistake. Service was poor with our disinterested waitress and the food was mediocre and I am being kind at that. My hamburger was only slightly better than a fast food burger and the "fresh cut fries" were... More 

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Thank Ray B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at the cafe. The people were great, service was good, and the food was wonderful. Loved the atmosphere of the place. Definable recommend them.

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Thank Tracey W
Melrose, Florida
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe very crowded when we arrived. A little wait until our order was taken but food arrived fairly quick. My husband and I shared the special, Southwestern Dip. We each had a cup of the Wedding Soup and shared a order of French Fries. Everything was very good.

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Thank bOOmer649
Durango, CO
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the biscuits and gravy or their southwest scramble --- yum. Always great service, really nice atmosphere and historical photos are worth a look.

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Justin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your in the mood for a burger you Must Stop Here! This is the good old fashion burger done perfectly on the grill, smashed and grilled till slightly burnt, but not quite giving them that flavor, I at least, remembered from the old days. The service was good, waiteress friendly prices decent! Don't be afraid to try this place.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 Greene St, Silverton, CO 81433
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton
  • Phone Number: 970-387-5630

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