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Mountain Lyon Cafe

381 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne, CO 80497
+1 970-262-6229
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (129 reviews)
“pancakes” (38 reviews)
“omelet” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
381 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne, CO 80497
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is what diners used to look like, nuttin' fancy, but you feel at home right away. Service is warm and welcoming; and the food is plentiful and delicious. The multi-grain pancakes were large, but thin, moist and full of great flavor. The Eggs Benedict...More

Thank moakleyman50
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great hearty breakfast without the frills! A locals favorite with a diner atmosphere. They have good specials daily as well.

Thank kerrikarcz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside, you would never know what a gem this is. If you are looking for great service and great home cooking (with a few healthy and vegetarian options), this is your place for breakfast or lunch. This is the type of place that...More

Thank Kerander
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We asked in Vail, where we could find a good place for a breakfast, on our way back to Denver. We were told the Mountain Lyon Cafe was a good breakfast, at a reasonable price - SO TRUE!! This was the best breakfast we had...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This place is an institution but not worth a trip out of the way. Summit Co only has about 7 places for breakfast and this is the greasy spoon wide spot in the road. Good food for the price. A bit grungy but some folks...More

Thank MtnMike14
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Surprised they weren't packed, just hit a small gap in the next wave of people. Still my favorite breakfast place. Had the ultimate skillet, outstanding as usual. My wife swears their green chili is the best she has ever had.

Thank FLBluerunner
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This place is a fantastic place to stop on your way to the ski hill. Its located very close the I-70 in silverthorne. The service is extremely quick and the food excellent. It gets pretty busy around 8 so make sure you get there early...More

Thank nikhilgp540
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We stopped for lunch at this diner on our way to the Denver airport. The location less than a mile off I-70 and the speedy service make for a great pit stop when passing through Silverthorne. My wife and I both had burgers with the...More

Thank RPD102
Reviewed 20 February 2018

My friends and I stopped here for breakfast on our way back from Steamboat Springs. I had altitude sickness and didn't feel very good, so my food options were limited to oatmeal and toast. They staff was friendly enough, but there was no room for...More

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Met friends for a quick brunch. They had breakfast, yummy looking omelet and pancakes! We had lunch. Very good! Warm homey cafe

Thank Jim S
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3 December 2017|
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Response from Robert12662014 | Reviewed this property |
They close at 2 pm daily
16 December 2016|
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Response from Jodie C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they're open 6:30-2 during the week. I'm not quite sure of the open time but they close daily at 2.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 Blue River Pkwy, Silverthorne, CO 80497
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Silverthorne
  • Phone Number: +1 970-262-6229
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