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9738 Highway 55, Cascade, ID 83611-5500
+1 208-382-4464
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Rented a room for my family. I was quoted 40.00 per night twice because I called a second time to make my choice for the busy holiday. Reservation made I showed up and with no explanation they charged me 65.00. The room was rustic with was great. My kids slept on the top. Bunk of a Queen bunkbed. Every time... More 

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1 Thank Nathan N' Jolen... B
Boise, Idaho, United States
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I have stopped in twice this summer and the food has been great! Breakfast I had the blueberry pancakes and they were so good! Lunch was a burger and fries and a huckleberry shake, yummy! The staff was very polite and friendly and the food was served quickly and hot, love this place!

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5 Thank Debbie D
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

This place has amazing milkshakes! We stop here all the time and love the hospitality and atmosphere. I definitely recommend the blackberry milkshake.

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12 Thank seanjohn84
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Just a rebuttle to" Worst meal I,ve ever paid for" from CML, all restaurants I have ever been to clearly have prices on the menu....if you cant afford the most expensive meal order something cheaper?? you ordered biscuits, gravy hashbrowns and 2 eggs, times 3 people, then you ordered side orders of meat to go along with that huge order,... More 

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15 Thank Sandra N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

I've stopped and eaten at Cougar Mountain Lodge countless number of times over the last 43 years. It has steadily gone downhill the last few years and todays experience will keep us from going back. I took my family of four in for breakfast this morning and the quality of the food was terrible. Three of us had a biscuit... More 

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3 Thank bowrookee
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126 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

As a kid we stopped at Smith's Ferry where Cougar Mountain Lodge was a clean, charming hotel and restaurant. Through the years it has had hard times, closing many days of the week and offering less to eat. Now they have ice cream only for dessert. It's for sale. So hope for the future.

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1 Thank carolmK577FR
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

I stop at this quaint cafe every time I come through. It is locally owned and full of character. The food is absolutely amazing and all fresh. A must have is the milkshakes they are made fresh and taste amazing! The portions are big and everything always tastes fresh.

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15 Thank seanjohn84
Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2013

You will get an overly cooked hamburger, a boat load of undercooked fries, and you'll be charged $2.00 for a cup of coffee. The service was terrible, food sucked, and it was too expensive. Menu is limited. Avoid.

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1 Thank Dulene A
Edmonds, Washington
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2012

Although it took a while to find the lodge, our lunch stop was very pleasant. The lodge is actually south of Cascade in Smiths Ferry, ID on Hwy 55. We enjoyed a very tasty BLT and delicious onion rings. A nice break on the way to Boise.

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13 Thank Sharon S
Donnelly, Idaho
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2012

This is a true off the beaten path spot, located right on the beaten path of Highway 55. A good place to take a deep breath from all the weekend traffic and have a cup of Jo or a burger.

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15 Thank DillonPayton

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  • Address: 9738 Highway 55, Cascade, ID 83611-5500
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Cascade
  • Phone Number: +1 208-382-4464

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