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Mountain Man Trading Post

2334 W US Highway 93, Arco, ID 83213-8730
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
11 Sep 2017
“Food was good. The word eclectic comes to mind.”
8 Mar 2018
“Friendly older mountain man putting his grandmas biscuit recipe in the oven as we walked in!”
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American, Deli
2334 W US Highway 93, Arco, ID 83213-8730
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Old place that has lots of character and charm. It’s got good down home cooking and prices are super good also! $3.99 biscuits and gravy! Huge portions. Awesome spot

1  Thank Cam F
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I asked the host in motel, where I could have a breakfast, and he told me to go there. Outside it was very simple and did not show, what great treasures are inside....When we entered the restaurant, Mel came to us and welcomed us so...More

1  Thank WonniS
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Previous reviews comment favorably about a friendly mountain man and his wife...with us when we entered....not so much. A young lady with a not very friendly demeanor was working the day we came in to eat before our visit to Craters of the Moon. My...More

Thank mcnewsue
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Small restaurant/store. Had to look twice to determine if it was open. There was a party of 6 had come in just before we got there. Took a while for them to decide what to order. The women that took their order then asked what...More

1  Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast. I consider this place a hidden gem.. the owners take such a good care you!! Treat you like if they know you for a long time and provide not only excellent service but excellent gmfood as well. They themselves prepare...More

Thank A_0326
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great place for fresh made pizza and ice cream. Great place to shop for Gluten free diets too, great range of products. Have fresh veggies available too!!!

1  Thank sandy61245
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few places I will go out of my way to visit again. Stopped in for a chance at finding something a bit different and scored big time. Friendly people, great service and a killer B.L.T sandwich. Sauerkraut was being prepared...More

2  Thank Gabe E
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Local culture with lots of character. Our group of five adults and three youth overwhelmed the combination owner/host/cook/coffee tender. Right fit for this place is two or three guests in any given party. Seating consists of three two-up tables in front of main counter/register with...More

2  Thank Vince_3734
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The friendliest mountain man you will ever meet is your host and cook. Homemade jam is great. Omelettes are full of flavor and filling. Prices are very reasonable.

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is really quite an emporium and cafe. You will likely not come across a place with such variety and you won't find a place with a person like Mel. He's full of great stories, philosophy and personality. He also cooks up a good breakfast....More

1  Thank Dan W
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  • Address: 2334 W US Highway 93, Arco, ID 83213-8730
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Arco
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