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Echo Lake Lodge

13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
+1 303-567-2138
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pie” (33 reviews)
“buffalo chili” (12 reviews)
“cornbread” (10 reviews)
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13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love taking the drive to at least this point sometime during the summer or fall months. Love walking around Echo Lake and stopping to shop and have a cup of coffee. It is charming!!

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the traditional breakfast at the lodge before our trip up to the summit of Mt. Evans. The food was excellent--especially the biscuits the size of my hand! Yum! We sat at a window table and watched the hummingbirds outside. Even my teenagers got...More

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So you came down from Mt Evans, and you're hungry. and you stop at this tourist trap looking log cabin over looking a pretty mountain lake. Thinking oh well at least the veiws will be good. And they are, but so is the food. Great...More

Thank Uphill_from_Denver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pie was absolutely awesome! The portion was large enough for the two of us to share. So why a three star rating? Well, in light of the service I was observing others receive I would say the management needs some training, and when that...More

Thank Travelin59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I remember visiting this place when I was younger. We went for nostalgia and it was definitely that. The food is ok, but the ambiance, views, humming bird watching and pie are the best reasons to go. We did a short walk around echo lake...More

Thank Smilingbonsai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually stopped here twice. Once for lunch and then later for pie. The lunch burgers and sandwiches are large and have plenty of fries but a bit pricey. (I tack that up to transport up to Echo Lake for everything needed to run the...More

Thank NCR_Flyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner whilst driving back down the Mt Evans Scenic Byway. This is a great place to stop & eat. All the pies are home made & delicious and while you enjoy your meal you can watch the hummingbirds on the feeders....More

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 19 June 2017

we had a lovely day with Grayline tour. The scenery was stunning and the pie was the tastiest I've ever had. I would recommend both. Fabulous day.

Thank malndsyl
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way down from Mount Evans. We had the fish and chips which they prepare with Mahi Mahi, a delicious cheese potato soup, a grilled cheese, and a burger. All were delicious. Service was very good and and the view of the...More

Thank Marvin C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The lodge is the most wonderful tourist trap you will ever visit. Stuff and things and souvenirs of all ilk. The restaurant is right near the lake with a wonderful view and the food is excellent. Had a Jallopina Burger with sweet potato fries ending...More

Thank Jim E
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Questions & Answers
13 June 2015|
Response from Dustin D | Property representative |
Grayline out of Denver is who we see a lot of doing tours up here. Their groups stop and have lunch in our restaurant. Their number is 1-800-GRAY-LINE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9624
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Idaho Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 303-567-2138
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