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The Shack Cafe

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740 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Seating is tight but food is very good. Kids had breakfast (Pancakes were excellent) and we had fish n chips and omelettes. All were good. Service A+. We'd go back.

Thank Markpicc
Leadville, Colorado
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You know you've found a great mountain town restaurant when the ranch trucks are parked for a half block at 0630. Tammy was my cheerful waitress, a local since '89. Had the Hobo with great green. Needed to get out of the hotel and it's safe, over priced fare. Less than 5 minutes on the R1200 GS from Gondola Square.

Thank BVBear8040
Aurora, Colorado
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff. Portions were huge! Carried us past lunch time. They open early so you can eat and head out with a full day ahead of you. Will go back next time we visit.

Thank Hayley B
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food at a reasonable price. Amazing breakfast burrito, and very nice wait staff. Large portions , also.

Thank rlzclark
Saint Louis, Missouri
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88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place can get pretty busy so plan to wait with your coffee outside. The food is great the the décor is simple. We enjoyed it.

Thank lisahrrt
Castle Rock, Colorado
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Winona's was super busy one morning so we walked over to The Shack. The service was super, the portions were huge,and the food was good.

Thank Rhonda R
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We have vacationed in Steamboat many times and primary come here for great breakfast Recommend the Hobo eggs!

Thank Robert E
Walden, Colorado
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I traveled to steamboat springs for work on my body tattoo. After a horrific experience at another restaurant just a few buildings away my 3 yr old son was cranky and needed to eat. We were skeptical of going into the shack due to put experience just minutes before. We were greeted with a smile and sat immediately at a... More 

Thank Emily B
Winter Park, Florida
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Every time we are in Steamboat we try to eat here. They have the best breakfasts! Jay's special with blueberry pancakes is one of the favorites!

Thank pyhusty
Falls Church, Virginia
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163 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Edible but not as good as Freshies or Creekside. Don't both to order a bloody Mary. They do serve breakfast all day I believe and it's good. Some of our party had lunch there and like it too.

Thank mejehn

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
  • 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?