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Tennessee Pass Cafe

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222 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3610
+1 719-486-8101
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been here on several occasions all times of the year. Outside is Dog friendly! Food is always good, great staff and wonderful service.

Thank sepins
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently ate dinner at the Tennessee Pass Cafe in Leadville, CO. I was impressed with the menu selection...good food, good ingredients, good variety. I ordered what has become the Leadville firefighters' favorite burger, the LLCFR Burger. A buffalo burger topped with bacon and avocado, served with lettuce and tomato, on fried eggplant slices instead of a... More 

Thank JTrunner
Lusk, Wyoming
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we got there at 7ish on a Thursday night we had to sit in the bar area as the little dining room was full. there isnt alot of seating. i felt bad for the waitresses (2) as the place was full and they were running their butts off so needless to say it took awhile to get waited on and... More 

Thank Meesh63
Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner here a couple weeks ago. It was recommended by our hotel. We were surprised to find fresh and innovative food in Leadville. The food and drinks were great and very reasonably priced.

Thank jamminmom
Pueblo, Colorado
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149 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff wonderful. Food was wonderful. Location was excellent. They do food and service right. Right on the corner, right on the price.

Thank JackMBSelway
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the Tennessee Pass Cafe many times, in a variety of seasons. The menu changes seasonally. They have a terrific beer selection, too !When they have it, the crumbled lamb gyros are amazing. The last time we were there, we had been out in the back country all day and were up for a hearty meal. My... More 

Thank Linda K
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We love Leadville and stay here as we head out to ski often. We really wanted love Tennessee Pass Cafe and it was good, but not great. Here's the good - the waiter was fabulous - even though it was very busy, he was attentive and did a great job! The food was good, but not what was advertised. Price... More 

Thank Carrie4747
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to Tennessee Pass a number of times. The food is always good. The mushroom soup is my favorite. In the summer it can be extremely crowded so eating during non peak hours is suggested.

Thank Chewbaca12
Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Just driving through Leadville on the way to Colorado Springs and stopped for lunch. Had one of the best reuben sandwiches ever! The Cafe had a full menu, including wine and beer.

Thank GPrev
Mansfield, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time going here! The food is mediocre and the service is the worst I have ever had! After sitting down for 20 minutes we had to go ask to be waited on. Then it still seemed like a chore for them to wait on us. People all around us were complaining about their food being cold or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Leadville
  • Phone Number: +1 719-486-8101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?