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Trading Post Restaurant

602 W State Highway 287, Kit Carson, CO 80825
+1 719-962-3355
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“homemade pies” (5 reviews)
“cherry pie” (3 reviews)
“texas toast” (3 reviews)
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602 W State Highway 287, Kit Carson, CO 80825
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Always stop for coffee here (to go) going south Mccook to LaJunta. Coal black & better than Starbucks. Cookies too.

Thank ddwagner
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful Saturday 3 Taco special lunch and made sure to save room food pie and ice cream! Sure glad we did! Probably the best apple and cherry pies we have ever enjoyed and the crust was perfection! Microwaved 38 seconds with two scoops...More

Thank Arlene F
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The salad bar was pretty bad. Seemed like everything was at least a few days old. Other than that, everything was great. Excellent hot beef sandwich. Great waitress. We were just passing through but would eat here again.

Thank eedoonan
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I were on a road trip this month when we stopped at the Trading Post. My sister and I both order steaks medium rare. Our steaks were approximately 30-45% pure fat and overcooked. My niece got a hot dog and it had...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

When your waitress tells you to order the Ribeye, and won't take no for an answer, you do what you're told. Steaks arrived on the truck today, never frozen, super tender and great. I'm glad I listened! Rest of the meal was good too, go...More

Thank shelley0nther0ad
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Good food good service, great hamburgers. The beer batter fry's are awesome. The roast beef sandwich on Texas Toast was delicious. We will be back...don't miss this stop.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Go thru Kit Carson several times a year. Decide to try for lunch. Lot of variety om menu had club sandwich. Husband had cheeseburger and fries. Great. No room for pie but had homemade pie, cinnamon rolls. Looked great

Thank Kenna M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Stopped here with a friend while exploring the Colorado plains. We are always looking to try local and unique restaurants when we are out, so we were excited to find the Trading Post. And we were glad we stopped. Best burger I have had to...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with another family of 4 on our way through on the 287, and had to wait an hour for our food to be served, which was very average. Whilst it was a Saturday, it wasn't very busy. We didn't have time for pie...More

Thank j6nvy
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Stopped here for breakfast on our way to Canada. Friendly employee. I ordered the bacon and egg sandwich which was fine, but the hash browns could have been cooked longer. My husband had a bacon and egg breakfast with rye toast (which he liked), but...More

Thank Beverly E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 W State Highway 287, Kit Carson, CO 80825
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Kit Carson
  • Phone Number: +1 719-962-3355
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