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Echo Lake Lodge

13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
+1 303-567-2138
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (34 reviews)
“buffalo chili” (12 reviews)
“cornbread” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
$$ - $$$
13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a combination gift store, bar, and restaurant that offers great views of Echo Lake while you eat. We both ordered hamburgers which were good and a big size. They also offer homemade pies which looked terrific, but we were too full to try...More

Thank laneybelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge was a nice stop on our way up Mount Evans It has a nice gift shop that is surprisingly not real expensive Very friendly staff

Thank gwolgast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch after driving to the summit of Mt Evans. Thoroughly enjoyed watching hundreds of hummingbirds at the feeders right outside the dining room windows. Food was good, pie looked fabulous but was too full for dessert. Enjoyed!

Thank AdriansBoutique
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just love taking the drive to at least this point sometime during the summer or fall months. Love walking around Echo Lake and stopping to shop and have a cup of coffee. It is charming!!

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We loved the traditional breakfast at the lodge before our trip up to the summit of Mt. Evans. The food was excellent--especially the biscuits the size of my hand! Yum! We sat at a window table and watched the hummingbirds outside. Even my teenagers got...More

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

So you came down from Mt Evans, and you're hungry. and you stop at this tourist trap looking log cabin over looking a pretty mountain lake. Thinking oh well at least the veiws will be good. And they are, but so is the food. Great...More

Thank Uphill_from_Denver
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The pie was absolutely awesome! The portion was large enough for the two of us to share. So why a three star rating? Well, in light of the service I was observing others receive I would say the management needs some training, and when that...More

Thank Travelin59
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I remember visiting this place when I was younger. We went for nostalgia and it was definitely that. The food is ok, but the ambiance, views, humming bird watching and pie are the best reasons to go. We did a short walk around echo lake...More

Thank Smilingbonsai
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We actually stopped here twice. Once for lunch and then later for pie. The lunch burgers and sandwiches are large and have plenty of fries but a bit pricey. (I tack that up to transport up to Echo Lake for everything needed to run the...More

Thank NCR_Flyer
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We stopped here for dinner whilst driving back down the Mt Evans Scenic Byway. This is a great place to stop & eat. All the pies are home made & delicious and while you enjoy your meal you can watch the hummingbirds on the feeders....More

Thank Nick O
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Questions & Answers
13 June 2015|
Response from Dustin D | Property representative |
Grayline out of Denver is who we see a lot of doing tours up here. Their groups stop and have lunch in our restaurant. Their number is 1-800-GRAY-LINE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Idaho Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 303-567-2138
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