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Boathouse Cantina

228 N F St, Right on the Arkansas River, Salida, CO 81201-2107
+1 719-539-5004
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
228 N F St, Right on the Arkansas River, Salida, CO 81201-2107
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a prolonged visit here, with some beer and apps, followed by lunch. We were thrilled to find a dog-friendly patio! The beer selection is outstanding. We also enjoyed the options for apps. If you like goat cheese, try the fried...More

Thank Sheps1272
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Boathouse Cantina has an ideal location right on the Arkansas river with seating by windows that overlook the water. In nice weather the windows could be opened for an outside experience. We waited for a window seat and were glad we did. It has...More

Thank Diane O
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had drinks and snacks there after riding. At the base of the Cottonwood tour trail. Looks out over the river. Nice place to hang out and have drinks

Thank Orangedog42
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very friendly and helpful staff, on the river with lovely views. Massive salads and tasty burgers . Parking close by the other side the river close by

Thank Jon Dee J
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A great place to enjoy a beer and some pub food after playing in the area. We had excellent service while there, although we've heard it can be spotty. Portions are large, we split a burrito between 2, and with chips it was more than...More

Thank scasagrande
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband and I ate here while visiting Salida for a couple days. The atmosphere was pretty neat. A great location right on the river with big windows overlooking the river. My husband had the Mahi sandwich and said it was very good. My Mahi...More

Thank V N
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Was a prom or something going on in the park so was more busy than usual. Had a chorizo burrito and it was pretty good. Good selection of beers too but surprisingly no Mexican beers on tap and just Corona in bottles.

Thank rbincos
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It was Sunday and the place was very busy around 5pm.. Rather then wait we strolled along the river. Event at 6 it was still busy but we managed to get a table. Nice ambiance, open windows facing the river and good food, no wonder...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to get a table by the window so we could watch the activity along the river. This is a popular and lively bar so be prepared for noise as well as a wait. The food was good, the chicken tacos were excellent....More

Thank DaydreaminginDenver
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stopped in here for lunch. We were seated river front. And what a view we had. Kayaks, fishermen, and we could see trout in the river. I would go there just for the view. But the food was killer also!!!! We ordered cheese curds...More

Thank Michael L
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Questions & Answers
13 August 2017|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure for inside. We always like to get an inside table along the river. Give them a call as they may allow dogs on the patio outside.
23 July 2017|
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Response from Janna W | Reviewed this property |
We did free street parking about a block away. Watch for signs about parking...
31 August 2015|
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Response from REBECCA E | Property representative |
We have 20 beers on tap! Colors light, bud light, pacifico, Alaskan amber, smith wicks, sculpin IPA, first cast IPA, kolsch, lil mo porter, milk stout nitro, angry orchard, paulener hefeweizen, whitewater IPA, eddy line... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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
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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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