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Y-Inn Cafe

1200 Main St N, Challis, ID 83226
+1 208-879-4426
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (14 reviews)
“sausage” (7 reviews)
“eggs” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1200 Main St N, Challis, ID 83226
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was plentiful and tasty. The service was relaxed and homey. The building is rustic and may not be appealing t to some people. But what is the fun if you can't enjoy a little adventure!?

Thank Stephane R
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Order the special sausage ( Roy's), so tasty! One of my favorite breakfast places, I am so glad it re opened. The coffee is even good. Large portions and crispy homemade hashbrowns, extra large eggs.

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed August 30, 2017

We ordered the half chef salad, which turned out to be big enough for 2 and the chimichanga. Both were very good. But having fun with good wait staff is half the pleasure of eating out - and we had fun here.

Thank asSYSter
Reviewed August 4, 2017

I try to "road test" chicken-fried steak whenever we travel. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the Y-Inn Cafe serves it "Milanesa" style--just like our favorite Mexican restaurants in Southern California--very lightly breaded and very melt-in-your-mouth tender. The folks there highlight "Roy's Homemade Sausage,"...More

Thank Gene Y
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast yesterday. We were not disappointed. Our server was friendly and prompt, very personable. The food was great. Standard eggs, sausage, toast, and hash browns. We both ordered the in-house made sausage patty, and the flavor was excellent. Eggs nicely done, not...More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast here, and the food and service were great. We each had the basic bacon and eggs, but I paid extra for the special sausage, which was worth it. We would stop here again!

Thank Selway M
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stop in every other Sunday for Breakfast. The staff is friendly and fun, they remember our preferences and keep our cups full. The food is always great; my go to meal is either the Spanish omelette or the classic double burger...More

Thank OrionB13
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Did I mention the food? I had a simple burger with sweet potato fries and everything was perfectly prepared. Would I return? You Bet! Place was very busy at lunch time on a Sunday but the service was still good.

Thank c21bill
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Oh mylanta. The food is fantastic. We ate breakfast there and everything was great. The biscuits are made from scratch as is the sausage and the gravy. The chicken fried steaks are made in house too. So good. The waitress, Michelle, kept the coffee coming...More

Thank kindapicky97
Reviewed August 27, 2016

My wife and I visited this location on 8/27/16. When you are new in town, ask the locals where they eat. We both had the chicken fried steak with real potatoes. Loved the salad because of the many vegatables included - try their home made...More

2  Thank Chuck B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Main St N, Challis, ID 83226
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Challis
  • Phone Number: +1 208-879-4426
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