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“Good food for sure.”
Review of Carl's Tavern

Carl's Tavern
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 7th
Description: A place for the hungry. The thirsty. The legendary.Some people actually think the Wright Brothers perfected human flight. Around here, we all know better. Carl Howelsen turned Steamboat into a playground, skis into wings, and mustaches into an art form. His adventurous spirit is our inspiration - and Carl’s Tavern is a place for adventurous spirits to call home. Here, the hospitality is genuine, the beer is cold, and the food is made from scratch. So come as you are, make yourself at home, and share a few of your own legendary stories. Just don’t try to one-up Carl; you’ll hurt yourself.
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Four of us all had great food. It is a lively place with lots of noisy conversation echoing in the space and several flat screens blaring. Difficult to carry on a conversation between the four of us. The service is sadly lacking, with our server screwing up two orders and only seen to take our order and present our bill. The person delivering the food took care of the server's lack of attention when initially taking our orders, and we flagged down others for refills. We live in Steamboat, and there are plenty of other choices where you don't have to shout at each other. Go for the food and ample portions.

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Thank Ron R
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Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

We went to Carl's on a Tuesday evening in fall and were seated outside as we requested. The service and food were wonderful. The menu features a lot of comfort food--meatloaf, pot roast, fried chicken & pot pie. Salads were fresh and tasty, and they had a good selection of beer. After 2 weeks of traveling, we really enjoyed a home style meal. Will definitely be back!

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Thank BeJ0ni
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

Good thing we made reservations, which I didn't think would be necessary on a Thursday night. They were super busy. All of the entrees we ordered were good & the kids had a peach cobbler that was great. The restaurant was packed, so it was VERY loud in there. We couldn't carry a conversation in there. Service was great!

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Thank Wyocowgirl94
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

We were in Steamboat Springs over Labor Day weekend and we ate here twice. Great food - just like mom would make but even better.

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Thank Grannyst
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went here for my birthday dinner. We made reservations for three on a Saturday night. The table was not ready upon arrival so we had a drink at the bar. The bartenders were awesome! Once seated our server was helpful with the menu and getting our food out to us in a timely manner. I had the rib eye, which was good and my friends had the chicken fried steak which was huge!! We shared the twice baked between the three of us and it was enough as well as a side salad shared. The portions are huge!
It was very loud in there on that night so if you are going for a quiet, romantic night this is not your place. If you want a fun place out with friends and good food I think it is safe to try Carl's.

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Thank snowshunakid
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