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Bent Elbow

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$$ - $$$
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1134 Empire St, Silverton, CO 81433
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are vegetarians and this was a good place for some nice sandwich's. We went to some other restaurants in Silverton but could not find good options for vegetarians. So we were recommended to go here and it was great. Their sandwiches, wraps were good. Service was good too.

Thank apurva16
Heber Springs
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant during our train trip to Silverton. Good food, fast service, and our server was attentive. I liked the Old West-style atmosphere and would recommend this restaurant to everyone.

Thank markb822
Houston, Texas
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for lunch while waiting for train to Durango. Old time saloon atmosphere. Piano played while we ate. My wife and I both ordered hamburgers. Mine was a Portobello Mushroom burger. The hamburgers and fries were delicious and economical.

Thank RayB53
Fleming, oh
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the train to Silvertone, but had brake trouble so had little time to spend before the return trip. We chose the Bent Elbow because we wanted some live music. The Piano man was fabulous. He entwined music from all genres with speedy fingers to create ragtime that was unforgettable. With that said the food was marginal. The staff... More 

Thank Chris W
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old Bordelo/Bar from 100 years ago converted into a casual restaurant. Food was good - maybe a little pricey - but probably normal fro the area. Only downside was we were there on a 41 degree day and the only heat is a small wood stove in the dining area.

Thank Bob A
Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint old western town of Silverton, CO, with restored old west buildings; but choose another place to eat. The Bent Elbow boosts of homemade roast beef, so we tried it but we were really disappointed with a bland meal of average beef and a small scoop of mashed potato (for $10.00 per person). Service was rather sow as well. In... More 

Thank Carol G
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Walking down the unpaved streets and into this mining town's classic restaurant/hotel, you feel as if you're in the early 1900's. We had no complaints about our food. Mine was the chicken fried steak, and my wife's was a BLT. While we ate, we enjoyed the piano player and his old time tunes, before heading out to explore the rest... More 

Thank Bob O
Santa Rosa, California
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We had lunch at The Bent Elbow....one of the many converted bordellos in Silverton. Sandwiches were great as was the service. Very close to "train station".

Thank hutchplace
Fairborn, Ohio
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Restaurant next door to 4x4 tour lot so easy choice. Service very good but the Mediterranean Portabella wrap was outstanding! Reminded me of a Greek salad w/o the lettuce but better - lots of mushrooms, feta, sun dried tomatoes, black olives, and so on. The wrap was so large I finally picked out the filling. Fries were hot and fresh!... More 

Thank DoeDoe9
Afton, Oklahoma
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

What a grand old building. The whole experiance will be a great memory. Shhh, keep it a secrete I didn't tell you, get the homemade bread for your sandwich, they only offer it for one of their speacialty sandwiches but I talked her into using it on my BLT. doggone good.

Thank Jerry C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1134 Empire St, Silverton, CO 81433
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton
  • Phone Number: 970-387-5775

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