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Boathouse Cantina

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228 N F St, Right on the Arkansas River, Salida, CO 81201-2107
+1 719-539-5004
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great food. Loved the location. The restuarant is on the Arkansas River . We was watching people kayaking , while eating. We will be back

Thank moonpieindiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great lively atmosphere and delicious food, right on the Arkansas River! Service was efficient and friendly though they were super busy...

Thank BaylorBear
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We LOVE the Boathouse!! We have vacationed here many times and weve never been disappointed! Great food! Great staff! Great atmosphere....best place along the river!!!!

Thank Katherine J
West Chester, Ohio
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat with a river view. Had the Carne Asada Tacos and Black n Bleu Cajun Burger, both were very good. Great friendly service, we will return next trip!

Thank twistedgn
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Great local place to eat. It's a little of a tourist attraction, but in the summer, bike riders swarm it for a cool afternoon drink. In the winter months, the view overlooking the river is just as good and you can still pop in for an appetizer and a drink. Try the jalapeño poppers stuffed with cream cheese and wrapped... More 

Thank DeniseYRoss
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Right in the downtown area - great food and drink! Good service and value. Wide selection of all menu items.

1 Thank Mayanne D
Buena Vista, Colorado
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

2 small fish tacos for $12 - what a joke. $4 appetizer is even a bigger joke! I have never felt more ripped off!

1 Thank James M
Amarillo, Texas
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We were there in Oct. place was booming.. great food, good service, but you have to get there early to get by the river or street side tables.. and people don't give up theirs tables after they eat, they stay and drink, watch games at the bar and have a great time... can't blame them.. it is a wonderful Place... More 

Thank EdCharlaFrieze
Del Norte, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were heading up to the hot springs and was looking for a local place to have lunch on Small Business Saturday. This was perfect. They were having a busy late lunch and we chose to sit at the bar. We ordered the jalapeno poppers, stuffed mushrooms, and chicken strips to share. They were all great. Husband had a chocolate... More 

Thank Kat S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Went after the big holiday light parade on the night after Thanksgiving. Luckily got 2 tables before filling up (1 for adults, 1 for kids). Service was excellent and friendly, especially considering how busy it was. The pork green chili was spicy. Very spicy. Maybe just a bit too spicy. Everyone else enjoyed their orders.

Thank Matt K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Mexican, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 N F St, Right on the Arkansas River, Salida, CO 81201-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-5004
At Boathouse Cantina in Salida, CO we believe in supporting our local businesses and local artists. That's why we only serve the freshest local organic produce.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?