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Spencer Opal Mine Cafe

27 Opal Ave, Spencer, ID 83446-5002
+1 208-374-5476
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fries” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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27 Opal Ave, Spencer, ID 83446-5002
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Older gentleman was nice enough, making small conversation, but the older woman seemed to prefer we just leave than have our business or presence (shaking her head when our two year old got upset at not being allowed to grab all the rocks). There were...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I have eaten at this restaurant many times. They really have a good cheeseburger. But depending on which local grouchy old man is at the restaurant, they are not friendly to kids. We took our daughter and 4 grandchildren along with 2 friends here to...More

Thank pigletmalone
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We have eaten here twice when we came to hunt opals in their back yard full of rocks from their mine. The hamburgers are huge and lots of fries or salad or soup to accompany the burger. Other choices in sandwiches. My husband I enjoyed...More

Thank ConnieP
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Driving between Butte, MT and Idaho Falls, ID. there is not many choices for eating. As it got later and we got hungrier we chose the only thing we could find...Opal Country Cafe in Spencer, ID. Turns out it was a great choice.. special today...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Could hardly pull my hubby away and I myself could spend eternity here. So fun and had an amazing find! Everyone there is so awesome, such good people who are the nicest folks you'll meet. They give you a crash course at...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Just coming from an off-the-grid stay we stopped here in Spencer just as the town was getting ready for its 4th of July parade. Cute town and nice people. The Opal cafe had a nice area for kids to hunt opals - a nice indoor...More

Thank N S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The restaurant is inside the mining shop. I am grading this solely on the convenience of the location. Before or after mining, you can relax and have a bite to eat. Even if you do not want to mine, I love places like this to...More

Thank TyroneM718
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We stop here every fall when we are camping at Stoddard Creek or hunting in the fall. I gave this place a 5 rating not necessarily because it is the best gourmet food but because it is fresh and homemade. The owners and employees enjoy...More

Thank Doc-squat
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We were desperate for a restroom on our drive from Butte to SLC and happened upon this cafe. It isn't open every day as Spencer is a tiny town. Fortunately, we found very clean toilets, a gem shop and a pit stop with hearty food....More

Thank Poleinahole
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We enjoyed a great breakfast as well as learning about the opal mine and other available gems. The cafe employees were wonderful and we always love a place with unique character. We purchased a beautiful necklace from the shop. We'll definitely stop by again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Opal Ave, Spencer, ID 83446-5002
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Spencer
  • Phone Number: +1 208-374-5476
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