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“I like to call it Mountain Grunge”
Review of Spoon Cafe

Spoon Cafe
Ranked #17 of 37 Restaurants in Keystone
Price range: $8 - $22
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: We are a fun & lively restaurant & bar at the base of the gondola in River Run Village, Keystone. We serve breakfast starting at 8:30am and serve lunch & dinner until 8pm. Our breakfast menu has options to get people on the mountain quickly, and more sit down items as well. Our lunch menu ranges from house smoked pulled pork to salads & soups. We pride ourselves on our cage- free eggs, all natural meats, and homemade soups. Stop in for a quick meal before you get to the gondola or sit down on our spacious porch & enjoy a cocktail and app while your kids play at the playground immediately across from the restaurant.
Level 6 Contributor
207 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“I like to call it Mountain Grunge”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

More of a place for locals or those who look like locals to hang out. Small restaurant decent food. The waiters and cooks were acting kind of wild like they were drinking with the rest of us...kind of weird vibe. Right off the slopes but, lower end.

Visited March 2013
1 Thank Havenu
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English first
New Braunfels, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“If you want to drink, you're set”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Arrived around 7 and, while there were a number of people at the bar, there were only two or three tables occupied. We stood around for 5 minutes and no one working there would acknowledge us, as they were busy slinging drinks. So we picked up some menus that were sitting at the end of the bar and started looking through them and still no one was interested in helping us. We thought maybe we had gone to the wrong end, like maybe there was a host station on the other end of the bar. Went down there and still a whole lotta nothing, so we gave up and left. I guess if you want to sit and drink, you will be covered. If you want to eat, good luck.

  • Visited March 2013
    • Service
1 Thank Chelle K
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Kansas City, Missouri
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Only thing good here is the view.”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

On our 2nd trip to Keystone we wanted to try a place we had not eaten at. We had noticed the Spoon before, easy it is right at the base and stopped in for lunch. Even though it was not very busy the staff took a long time to acknowledge us. Longer still to bring drinks. We both ordered soup that was promoted as homemade. I am pretty sure it came out of a can. Adding a bunch of extra salt and garlic dopes not make it homemade. It was awful, they made up for it by overcharging us. It was pretty pricey to begin with.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank COSKIER2day
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Nashville, Tennessee
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Good stop for a quick lunch”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

A small restaurant in the village. This is a good spot for a cold beverage and quick bite to eat. The staff was great.

Visited February 2013
Thank kminichan
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Austin, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Better than its ratings”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

This place deserves much more credit than it's rating (which I have hopefully bumped up). The spoon is not glamorous, it's not good for large groups, the menu isn't the largest but what the spoon does do it does well. So, what does it do well? The service for one, you're in a "bar" this is not a steakhouse. The "gnarly" dudes that work here are super friendly and were on there game with taking care of us. What else do they do well? Food. No, it's not the best thing i've ever had in my life but it did a darn good job of satisfying me after a day of skiing. I had the smoked Salmon..it was delicious, perfect, surprisingly perfect I must say. Hubby had the pulled pork burrito, he loved it. Pricing is average for the area so I can't complain about that. This is definately a "younger crowd" kind of place. Music, beer and comfort food. If you want fancy there is no shortage of steakhouses in Keystone that would love to take your money.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank annageez
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