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The Shack Cafe

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740 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5000
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Adamsburg, Pa.
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great waitress! Kept our coffee full and really made you feel welcome. Food was also very good. This place always seems clean and act like they really want your business.

Thank jeff c
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223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A wide selection of usual breakfast fare - served all day - as well as a lunch menu. Food came fast and was delicious albeit a tad pricy for breakfast but par for the course for Steamboat Springs. Good service as well.

Thank DeanneHA
Menomonie, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, efficient waitstaff. A bit on the pricy side for lunch for this rural Wisconsin woman, but they will actually cook your Teriyaki cheeseburger rare! Recommended.

Thank NightWoman
San Diego
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and quick service. It's a local favorite and can get busy after 9 AM. Right on Lincoln so very convenient.

Thank TravelBunnyScarlet
Hudson, Massachusetts
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at The Shack. They had a good selection of items either for breakfast or lunch. A good kids menu too. I ordered a summer salad with lots of blueberries and strawberries with greens. It was the perfect size and very fresh. Other's enjoyed their hamburgers. The whole staff was very friendly and checked on us often. This... More 

Thank GRITSMassachusetts
Indialantic, Florida
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198 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forr a late breakfast. The first place had an hour wait, the second, The Shack, had a line too, but we decided to wait. It took awhile, but the friendly staff worked its way through the crowd pretty efficiently. I ended up having a burger, one of us a salad, the other an omelet. We all liked... More 

Thank peterthegreatmlkj
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had eaten here previously when I visited Steamboat. Homey atmosphere; we had breakfast. I will come back here. My companion though did not like his food.

Thank denverperson2015
Reno, Nevada
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here twice on our visit, once at lunch and once for breakfast, both times the food was great, it's not fast but has good quality. The chicken fried steak is one of the best I've had anywhere. So if you have time, stop in and get breakfast, you won't regret it. Prices are average $13 for the CFS.

Thank Scott B
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a lovely sunny morning, so we sat at one of the outdoor tables out front. Great food all around, quick and cheerful service, decent coffee. Great in-town choice for breakfast.

Thank Yamhillbilly
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Shack has been around a long time - that says a lot. The service is fast and friendly. The issue I have is the food is just average diner food priced as if the Shack was competing or in the same class as other local places that serve really creative options. If you want basic, good food - the... More 

Thank Ski_Sail33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5000
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Steamboat Springs
  • Phone Number: 970-879-9975

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