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Arapahoe Cafe & Pub

626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0873
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (71 reviews)
“trout” (47 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

The manager at the Best Western in Dillon told us to come here for dinner; that we wouldn't be dissappointed. We weren't! Too cold and too late to eat on the patio, so we dined inside; lots of knotty pine walls and homey touches. There...More

1  Thank nancykevin
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had a really nice meal in the outdoor dining. I had steak, mashed potatoes and veggies. Everything was perfectly cooked. My husband had the trout and he loved it. Really nice service. On another night we got a take out order of the nachos...More

Thank cpapat
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Visitors from UK and stopped here for lunch, both of us had Bison Burger which was great well cooked, well presented and filling! Would have liked to have sat outside in the sun but all tables were taken. Staff were friendly. Went for a walk...More

1  Thank mojogb
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Hear this is a local favorite. I had the soup of the day and Reuben and both were well done. Beautiful flower boxes on the outside patio. Highly recommend when it Dillon, CO.

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice place with a good setting, but I was put off. Arrived when they were opening for dinner. An employee outside said they were closed and I went to walk away when they said "Oops, just kidding". Ha, ha, ha, must not need the business....More

1  Thank Boystowtraveler
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I've lived in summit county for ten years and definitely can say best burger and nightly menu specials!!! They also have black bean and mushroom burgers for the vegetarians.

1  Thank Erica R
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have visited the Breckenridge area for the past 26 years. Today we had a wonderful lunch at the Arapahoe Cafe in Dillon. I had read great reviews and we were not disappointed. It is located near the marina with awesome views if you sit...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful lunch en route to Breckinridge. Stopped in Dillon to relax at the lakeside park and then came here for lunch based on TA rating/reviews. So glad we did. Atmosphere amazing with wood-paneled walls and old photos. Excellent service, and food was delicious. Wife is...More

1  Thank IndySmiths
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Don't come Sunday or Wednesday nights was the advice our waitress gave us after we waited an hour to get our burgers after ordering. They have discount specials on a burger of the day everyday, but discounts on almost all burgers on Sunday and Wednesday...More

1  Thank GGDesMoines
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited on a Thursady evening. You can chooseto eat upstairs in the dining room or downstairs in the pub where there are some special offers not available upstairs. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The food was delicious - Bison burgers and...More

Thank 15nickyw
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Questions & Answers
21 October 2016|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
There is no wifi.
26 August 2016|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have heaters on the patio. If the sun is out it is usually warm enough to eat outside by about 9.
Karen B
3 July 2015|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
Happy hour is from 4-6 in the pub and patio only. It includes half price draft beers, well liquors and house wines as well as half price appetizers. Come see us!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dillon
  • Phone Number: +1 970-468-0873
  • E-mail
The Arapahoe Cafe has served Summit County, Colorado since 1945 and offers great food, reasonable prices and friendly service. Stop by our website to see our awards, great menu items and our unique history.We smoke our own award-winning BBQ and our catering service, Bonnie Q BBQ Roadhouse Room & Catering Company, offers on or off-site catering.Q So Good It'll Make Your Big Toe Wiggle!
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