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Buffalo Restaurant & Bar

) #11 of 26 Restaurants in Idaho Springs $$ - $$$ American, ,
1617 Miner St, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
+1 303-567-2729
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef” (13 reviews)
“trout” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1617 Miner St, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was amazing. We had Fried green tomatoes to start. Burgers were big and the BBQ pork sandwhich was delicious. Little pricey. House brews were good. Server was a little off. Had to ask twice for the iced tea I ordered. She kind of acted...More

Thank snowsully30
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beatiful atmosphere, tin ceilings, & carved bar, worthy of picture taking. Good beer and spirits. Menu looks amazing. Mostly from scratch menu. Yum. Bernie, the bar tender knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank amy m
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by for lunch after zip lining. We sat in the dining room and enjoyed the buffalo decor and the buffalo burger was delicious am doing salad so fresh and tasty! The perfect combo of atmosphere and food!

Thank tweeta943
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the best beer and food. The staff was top notch, you can tell they are very passionate about the brewery and scratch kitchen. Definitely a must do for anyone!!!

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And micro brewery. Always make it a stop when near Idaho Springs CO. Family friendly. Menu includes more than buffalo.

Thank Clint F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful meal at Westbound and Down after rafting. We had a group of 13 ranging in age from 7 to 51 years and the restaurant met all our needs. We had great food (pastrami sandwich, burgers, buffalo chicken and various items from...More

Thank wichisoxfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate at the restaurant with my wife and her sister and brother while on vacation. We entered the restaurant and was seated quickly. The seating area was set up nicely. The menu had a limited choice, but the food is is made from scratch....More

Thank ducksfan28
Reviewed 26 May 2017

we stopped by here about 8 years ago, and it was a good place, with an historic feel about it. It is now refurbished, and serves local brewing beers, and a good selection of homemade corned beef, chili's, and assortment of burgers and other delectable...More

Thank dennis y
Reviewed 21 May 2017

First, a little about the past: This restaurant used to be fantastic. The ambiance was so cozy and comfortable - like walking into an old West saloon, complete with vintage advertisements and solid wood bar. The food was great, worthy of repeat trips. The buffalo...More

Thank Christine60189
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Nice and inviting atmosphere. Servers were very friendly. Good portion sizes and tasty food even on the kids menu.

Thank tracy n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1617 Miner St, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
    (Exit #240 of I-70)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Idaho Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 303-567-2729
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Our menu has something for every taste—succulent buffalo and beef steaks, spicy authentic Mexican, our unique pizza on a ciabatta style crust, spicy pork green chili, fresh made appetizers, sandwiches and desserts prepared by our own baker. Naturally, Buffalo is the Specialty of the house—100% Buffalo Burgers, Buffalo Black Bean Chili, spicy Buffalo stroganoff, Buff Philly sandwich & more. Called “the Meat of the 21st Century”, all-natural , sweet tasting Buffalo is lean, tender, low in cholesterol, and high in protein. Accommodating groups up to 150, the Buffalo is open daily from 11:00am to 10pm.. Happy hour specials are offered Monday through Friday from 2:00pm to close and a Value Menu is always available for the guest on a budget. Try our Buffalo meatloaf, homemade Onion Rings, Grilled Rocky Mountain Trout, house cut Fries, hand dipped Fried Cod, Jumbo Chicken Wings or even a Garden Burger!
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