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Lake CIty Cafe

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310 Gunnison Avenue Highway 149, Lake City, CO 81235
+1 970-944-0301
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This Restaurant is a hidden gem! There is a Large outdoor patio, a dining room that reminds you of the 1800's with its large wooden beams, and a separate bar . All of the food is cooed from scratch, The owner even goes to Louisiana to buy the rice , so that it is an authentic side to the food.... More 

Thank Lissette M
Montrose, Colorado
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Opened late afternoon only when we were there, but well worth the wait. Locals were eating there. The chicken fried steak was delicious and plentiful. Pecan crusted chicken salad a delight to the taste buds. Ordered red wine but white was brought and accepted, it had a light, sweet flavor which enhanced our dinners. A positive outcome to the mistake.... More 

Thank Scarlet4aday
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

So happy to see this café open and doing well. They are a nice addition to Lake City with good food. Quiet and spacious and good.

Thank SFHS57
Edgewood, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great, tasty selections for the whole family. The pot pie was delicious! The salads were wonderful, too. We enjoyed sitting outside and watching the tree snow fly that evening. Was beautiful and very unique dining experience.

Thank shelleylovesdachs
Blanchard, Oklahoma
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Visited this restaurant last week. Had the most lovely waitress for the Chech Rep. wait on us. Wonderful food!! Fried green tomatoes!!! Bloody Mary!! Cheeseburger!! Everything was very very good.

Thank Durangoleah77
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were in town for a hiking trip and discovered that Lake City has only a few dining options. We're glad we found Lake City Café and did so because it was right on the main highway going through town. This was our first experience in Lake City and it turned out to be reasonably good. Two of us had... More 

Thank Harry W
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The theme here is comfort food with a "twist". Good salads and not your typical chicken pot pie either. (Try the chicken and waffles if you aren't from Texas, where this is apparently the state food.) Very friendly service with the summer college kids working here.

Thank victoria s
Lake City, Colorado
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The best pecan crusted chicken salad. What a great place with laid back atmosphere. Service was wonderful and we loved our sweet waitress.

1 Thank rjatug
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a relatively new addition to town. Prices are low to moderate and the cuisine fits the prices. The night we ate there I wanted the chicken-fried steak but they were out. I settled for the chicken-fried chicken which was nicely done, ample portions. No baked potato but okay otherwise. Others at the table had jambalya and a fried... More 

Thank Islandtexan
Weatherford, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Half size portions on several items. Chicken fried steak and homemade mashed potatoes were as good as in Texas! Gravy too. Half portion was about $9.00. Plenty. No rolls or bread. Good green beans. No desserts to speak of- only key lime pie- not particularly mountain dessert. Excellent service. Cute decor. Old photos of town. Bar. Different rooms. Old wooden... More 

1 Thank TravelinTexans77

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Restaurant Details

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American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Gunnison Avenue Highway 149, Lake City, CO 81235
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 970-944-0301
Our menu is a mix of Southern Style. We have a little something for everyone. The Lake City Cafe will be closed until June 1st, 2016.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?