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Arapahoe Cafe & Pub

) #1 of 28 Restaurants in Dillon $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
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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American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
626 Lake Dillon Dr, Dillon, CO 80435
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived around 1845, waited 30 minutes to be seated, not terrible. Sat down and ordered, then we waited and waited until my little one was just fed up. Changed our order to to go and waited another 15 minutes before it finally came out....More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the opportunity to revisit Dillon and hence the Araphoe after an approximate 6 month absence. When I left in December of last year they were undergoing a kitchen remodeling. The quality of their food survived and their servers and service did not miss...More

Thank Snakeman1212
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went down to Dillon last night to this place... so worth it! Not a big place, but we were seated within 10 minutes. The bar choices were varied...our margarita and house mule were fantastic! Fundido appetizer was ok... not my favorite. Dinner was amazing....More

Thank staceymc00
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for lunch, they do stop serving lunch at 2. Pulled pork and chicken were excellent. Outside patio

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many tourist spots are just bad bar food at tourist prices. This little gem is worth the wait. We had a trout salad, a Reuben, a smoked pork Sammy, and awesome Mac n cheese. All wonderful with local beer options and a nice wine...More

Thank Lisa3pp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is nice place that is privately owned. There is seating outside with views of Lake Dillion. The menu has plenty of selections. The food is good as well as the friendly staff. The restaurant was busy but still did a good job during our...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch on a Saturday. Yes had to wait 30 minutes but so glad we did. Green chili is absolutely perfect. No wonder it has won an award! Service was friendly and location is easy. Don't underestimate this place.

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is wonderful! It's a perfect breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or happy hour. I ate here 3 times over the weekend. It's a beautiful area and everything I tried was delicious and fresh!

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 5pm for dinner. We were seated at 5:10pm. We ordered our food at 5:15pm. My wife ordered a glass of wine and the black and bleau burger done medium. I ordered a Philly Cheesesteak with Orion Rings. Shortly after we ordered, the table...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat downstairs in the bar for Happy Hour. We had the Cranberry Chipotle wings and the ribs. Yum!! I highly recommend them. We had the brownie bread pudding for dessert. Stop in if you have a chance.

Thank Brook L
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Questions & Answers
21 October 2016|
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Response from Bonnie L | Property representative |
There is no wifi.
25 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
2 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
US$8 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
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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