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Echo Lake Lodge

13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
+1 303-567-2138
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pie” (34 reviews)
“cornbread” (11 reviews)
“buffalo chili” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We ate here twice because it was so good the first time. We enjoyed the view of Echo Lake and it's a great place to eat if you are going to drive the Mt. Evans Summit drive which I highly recommend. We really enjoyed watching...More

Thank Rita J
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nice lodge for a basic meal near Echo Lake. Friendly staff and great gift shop. Burgers good, plenty of pie choices for dessert.

Thank bettiblu
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way down from Mt. Evans. Has a very nice gift shop. Lovely rustic lodge type restaurant. Nothing fancy but the food was good. Busy place. My hubby had some sort of elk stew or something like that and he really...More

Thank momoffiveinpa
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The view from our table was amazing, like looking at a postcard. The food was delicious, portions were good, and prices were reasonable. Excellent location at the base of Mount Evans Road, in the same building as the gift shop. It was midmorning when we...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very nice lake the lake has trout but it is not stocked and fishing is slow. It is a great place to camp and picnic

Thank jackson5555
Reviewed 28 August 2017

While driving up Mt Evans, we stopped in at the Echo Lake Lodge for lunch. Our server was very friendly and anxious to help us. He recommended the Bison Stew and/or Bison Chili. We decided to order one of each. The chili wasn't too bad,...More

Thank keith1121
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We stopped in for breakfast on the way to a mountain weekend. It still has all its charm, and our waitress was friendly, but the service was sloooow....Food was good, and there was lots of it. We will return to try the pie. Nice, historic...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were on the scenic bypass trip, did a lot of hiking, stopped here on the way down to get some dessert. Everybody recommended the pies, they were to die for! Big enough piece to share with two people, the peanut butter chocolate was outstanding....More

Thank SPD622
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great location, beautiful views and watch the humming birds while you wait for food. Great old lodge that has not wasted one square inch to stack up do- dads to sell to tourists. Food service was slow especially after we ordered. Once the food arrived...More

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

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
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4trippyhippy
12 June 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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