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Tennessee Pass Cafe

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222 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3610
+1 719-486-8101
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been to Tennessee Pass a number of times. The food is always good. The mushroom soup is my favorite. In the summer it can be extremely crowded so eating during non peak hours is suggested.

Thank Chewbaca12
Clifton Park, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just driving through Leadville on the way to Colorado Springs and stopped for lunch. Had one of the best reuben sandwiches ever! The Cafe had a full menu, including wine and beer.

Thank GPrev
Mansfield, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't waste your time going here! The food is mediocre and the service is the worst I have ever had! After sitting down for 20 minutes we had to go ask to be waited on. Then it still seemed like a chore for them to wait on us. People all around us were complaining about their food being cold or... More 

1 Thank McColly16
Bozeman, Montana
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food. Great staff. Nice, casual place to eat and relax. Interesting setting and atmosphere. An eclectic mix of the old mine town architecture/decor and varied art.

Thank geotrekker2016
Boulder, Colorado
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had a reuben sandwich and fried brussel sprouts. Service was fantastic and the food was very good. The brussel sprouts were a chef specialty and very good. Nice atmosphere to boot.

Thank greeleyborn
Aspen, Colorado
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a family restaurant and frequented by locals as well as visitors. The food is wholesome and generous in helpings. Friendly staff and prompt service. Child appropriate. Salads are fresh and locally grown. Only criticism is too many T.V.'s going at once, though sound muted.

Thank merryhell36
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Tennessee Pass Cafe is the best place in Leadville for lunch or supper. The menu is varied, the service in top notch, the atmosphere is laid back and the food is phenomenal!!

Thank Tennesseepasskid
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very good food. Place was crowded at lunch time. Good place to stop after leaving Independence Pass on Hwy 24. Good variety on menu. Good atmosphere.

Thank Tom D
Sainte-Sophie, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Good Food, and good choise of meal on the menu, the service if very freindly, the terrace is great too,

Thank dpoi
Livermore, California
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

It was recommended by a friend, and what a good recommendation! Very friendly staff. Yummy food. We had the brussel sprouts, a pizza, a burger, and beers, of course. All yummy!

Thank JKW3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Leadville
  • Phone Number: +1 719-486-8101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?