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“Decent food but a fun/local atmosphere”
Review of Kickapoo Tavern

Kickapoo Tavern
Ranked #4 of 37 Restaurants in Keystone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
St. Albans
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Decent food but a fun/local atmosphere”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

No trip to Keystone is complete without a stop at the Kickapoo after a day on the slopes. Really, the food is "bar food" and is quite average. However, the trout is outstanding. It is just a fun place to hang out and have a beer (decent microbrews).

Visited December 2012
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Decent food and great location”
Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

Had an early dinner here the last night of our trip. Brisket and ribs was better than I expected. Otherwise everything else was pretty typical, but acceptable bar-like food. Of course it was overpriced since it was at a ski resort. Service was fine.

  • Visited April 2013
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Miami, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
749 reviews
620 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
“Memorable (but not in a good way)!”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

The location is terrific, being adjacent to the gondola. We were drawn to Kickapoo Tavern after seeing the reviews, and noting that they were #10 overall in Keystone. Let's just say, I wish we knew then what we know now ...

We sat outside, enjoying a cool, but pleasant spring day. The server approached, and had an obvious chip on his shoulder. Someone should remind him that "we are always on stage". He proceeded to complain about not making any money this season. When we left, there was no doubt in my mind why he did not make money this season. But, that setting was superb!

The fact that we arrived on the Wednesday before the mountain closed on Sunday should have no bearing on the offerings, otherwise, close sooner. The menu might as well not even been offered, as most everything we ordered was not available. Come up with a late season menu so that you do not off-put your clientele (those paying the tips of the good servers tending to their customers).

We left disappointed ...

  • Visited April 2013
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stoxabc
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207 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“First restaurant off the slopes...”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

Kickapoo is the first restaurant you come to when you get off the slopes at Keystone. So, if you want immediate food and drinks its a fun place to go. Bar is always busy especially later in the afternoon as you would expect. Good, basic food. Nice deck to watch the skiiers. It was nice to sit outside even in the snow and hang out.

  • Visited March 2013
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Indialantic, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
140 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“This place is a blast!!”
Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Great place for drinks after a day of Snowboarding!! Lively atmosphere great staff. This a cool place to watch and mingle friendly strangers! It just off the gonadal at the beginning of the River-run Village. We had drinks with appetizers that are great. We will be back!

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