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Closed 1609 Restaurant & Lounge was established in 2014, and as the newest venue at Silver Star Mountain Resort, we strive to creating a memorable experience for all our guests, by adding a fresh and contemporary flare to the Silver Star dining selection. The perfect balance of bold new flavours and old family favourites, our menus have something for all occasions. Whether you are looking for a hot drink and cozy place by the fire, the ultimate casual dining experience, or the perfect cocktail and late night snack, the team at 1609 will have you coming back for more. This newly renovated space is both rustic and modern, making it a versatile canvas for events for up to 150 guests. Please see
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Canadian
FEATURES
Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Table Service, Television
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Reviewed February 2, 2020

Full disclosure, I typically do not write restaurant reviews, but I have read some of the 5-star reviews of this restaurant and they have left me wondering what alternate universe my wife and I experienced last night. My only thought is that half the staff...including the chef didn’t show up for their shift. Yes, they have an extensive beer offering and a reasonable wine list although if all you want is a glass of wine you are limited to a choice of three reds and three whites. Forget about enjoying a quiet meal, the owners appear to have adopted the downtown big city model of cranking up the muzak to an uncomfortable level so that they can turn the tables over quickly. Service was excruciatingly slow, there were two wait staff which appeared to be about half of what they needed. Even after we ordered we waited an inordinately long time for our meals to arrive, marginally above room temperature. The menu is relatively limited, if you want something other than a burger or appetizer. My wife ordered chicken that clearly was prepared in a bain-marie without being finished under a broiler. Picture boiled chicken here. Yes, my wife mentioned that her chicken was cold and yes, our waitress offered to order up another meal but considering that we had waited an inordinate amount a time the first time around she declined the offer. As others have mentioned the large portion sizes, I feel obliged to mention that my wife, all 5’8”, 120lbs of her walked away hungry. I ordered the pulled lamb shank burger, don’t do that. Lamb is very tasty but if not prepared properly it can be very greasy. This was not prepared properly. I suspect that it too came from the bain-marie, by the time I was halfway through it and it had cooled to room temperature it was very unpleasant to eat. I will admit that the French fries and small Cesar salad were good. At some point, long after we had finished our meals the check arrived for two entrées and one glass of wine, $78 with a 15% tip. Our waitress turned on her heels leaving me with the impression that 15% was less than expected, I thought that it was way too much.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

After a cold day of skiing I went to 1609 to grab a bite and warm up. The food was great and they had a deal on with half priced appys. Sarah was my server and she was very friendly and quick with service. She...recommended the perfect wine for me and went over their specials. I'll definitely be back!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020

Good burgers. Enough to share . Good beer and selection. Staff.were very good and personable. A nice spot for dinner. We would come again.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

Visited a friend in town and he took me to this restaurant after a day of skiing. I had the Little Rocket Man (chicken burger)- it was delicious!! The cocktails were amazing and our server, Sarah, was very attentive! She always made sure we were...happy with the food and drinks. Overall, great experience!! Would definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 19, 2020 via mobile

Excellent food choices and if you are a Caesar lover you must try the Caesar-nator drink. Ask for Sarah. She was an amazing server.

Date of visit: January 2020
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T-McVee, Owner at 1609 Restaurant, Lounge & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2020

Thanks so much for the kind words and stopping by!

Reviewed January 16, 2020 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful meal at 1609. So far the best food we have had at Silver Star and cooked to our requirements. Served by our friendly and helpful waitress Mekala.

Date of visit: January 2020
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T-McVee, Owner at 1609 Restaurant, Lounge & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2020

Thanks so much Debra!

Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Came here for the Christmas dinner buffet and had more than enough delicious food and drinks. Perfect cozy atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Enjoyed our Xmas buffet here The best salmon ever according to our daughter. Did not get a chance to eat off menu but judging by Buffet it would not disappoint

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

The service we received from Gemma in making our booking for Christmas Day was exceptional. Knowing we would be tired after a long flight from Australia arriving on Christmas Day, she suggested to deliver our Christmas dinner to our room at the Snowbird Lodge to...eat our Christmas dinner as a family, but from the comfort of our hotel in our PJs! Two lovely guys delivered two large boxes of delicious Christmas dinner to our room, with plentiful portions for our family of 5. Just like Christmas, enough leftovers for days! The whole family enjoyed the delicious food and desserts, and was very thankful to Gemma for arranging all of this for us prior to our arrival to make our Christmas Day so special. The service from 1609 restaurant was nothing but exceptional - all communication prior to us arriving, the friendly service from the guys who delivered the food, and the food itself!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 23, 2019 via mobile

Our group of 5 that was served by Celine. The service was amazing and the food was delicious. Celine gave us a very enjoyable experience. The pulled pork Mac and cheese sliders were so good!! Highly recommend 1609 and Celine will treat you like family!...Celine is in the photo. The good looking one in the photo.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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T-McVee, Owner at 1609 Restaurant, Lounge & Catering, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2019

Hi RhysD, Thanks for dinning with us and thanks so much for the kind words!

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Yes, 1609 Restaurant, Lounge & Catering offers takeaway services.

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1609 Restaurant, Lounge & Catering is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4