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Handlebars Restaurant & Saloon

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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117 W 13TH St, Silverton, CO 81433
(970) 387-5395
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the atmosphere with all the funky stuffed animal heads and western deco. Went for lunch after taking the train from Durango. Place was busy but it is pretty big with lots of seating. Service was prompt, nice selection of beer. Green chili burger and chili were good. Taco salad was ok. Prices are $10.95-$12 per meal. Staff are friendly.

Thank pasherry
Riesel, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good food . It has a famiy atmosphere and children are welcome . Service is not fast as food is fixed when ordered. The food is delicious .Always crowded,go early or late to get right in.

Thank Linda G
Ridgway, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a pleasant surprise. In Silverton, otherwise known as a food "semi-desert", Handlebars is the happy exception. A group of us went for lunch, and the food/atmosphere and service were great. Worth checking out.

Thank JoJoBoHo5656
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This quirky, fun and casual restaurant was a great place to stop and enjoy lunch on our way between Durango and Telluride. The walls of the well-run restaurant/bar are covered with every gewgaw and strangely taxidermied fish and critter imaginable. Yes, even a fur-wrapped trout. Because Silverton is the terminal of the Durango-Silverton railroad, the town can become packed with... More 

Thank Greg B
Tappahannock, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Early train start in Durango without time for breakfast and a four hour slow steam train journey leaves you standing in the town center of Silverton (origination: a ton of silver) around noon mighty hungry. Most reviews of local restaurants are pretty good and leave you unable to differentiate so it takes the recommendation of a local friend to make... More 

Thank northernneckinn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was average at best. Ordered chicken fried steak. Not much gravy and not much taste. Have eaten much better at other restaurants.

Thank John D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rocky Mountain Oysters and Elk Burgers are high on the list of favorites. Onion rings and their homemade BBQ sauce are delicious. They have a kids menu too. In the summer, make sure you get to the restaurant before the Silverton Durango trains and buses arrive many times a day. Check the train's website for times as they vary. You... More 

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

The food was really good. I got the pulled pork which was super tender and very tasty. My husband got the elk burger which was huge, filling and really good. The kids ate the mac n cheese which looked like it came out of a box but my kids inhaled it, so it must of been good. It was crazy... More 

Thank Haley R
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there two consecutive nights, both are great! We saw the fried chicken at the next table the first night and went back to order it next day. We were happy we did. Enough left over for lunch next day. We also enjoyed the atmosphere, highly recommend it if you are in Silverton.

Thank Cindy L
Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit in two weeks and food and service is great. Nicole waited on us both times and she is great. Highly recommend this place.

Thank LKito

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 W 13TH St, Silverton, CO 81433
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverton
  • Phone Number: (970) 387-5395

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?