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Boathouse Cantina

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228 N F St, Right on the Arkansas River, Salida, CO 81201-2107
+1 719-539-5004
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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Longmont, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We did some hiking above Salida. We had lunch at the Boathouse Cantina. Delicious food and great beer. It was a beautiful day. We ate out on the deck and got some great sun.

Thank TribTraveler
Denver, CO
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156 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really loved the view, the beer and the fish and shrimp tacos. My wife says the sangria is awesome too. Fresh made potato chips are a weird combination with fish tacos, but they tasted great.

Thank mogulman
Brighton, Colorado
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a beautiful location and we waited the extra time to get a table overlooking the river. My husband ordered the calamari appetizer ($10) and I ordered the brussel sprout appetizer ($10)... my husband's Calamari was about 5 "strips" (no rings or tentacles) and mine was probably 5 brussel sprouts chopped in quarters with a lot of... More 

1 Thank Kelly M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prime downtown riverside bar by the Arkansas River -well located with views towards S-Mountain and the Arkansas river. Large, popular and busy.

Thank Clive L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the river. Nice atmosphere although a little loud. Great variety on the menu made it hard to choose! Great service as well.

Thank Lisa F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always love stopping in at the Boathouse Cantina while in Salida. Love the food and the great views of the Arkansas River. Burgers and sweet potato fries are great.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Boathouse Cantina has a great selection of beer and is a great place to catch a game. The service is friendly but the food is average.

1 Thank Melissa B
Charlottesville, VA, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I visited the Boathouse for dinner with a small cycling group. It is located right on the river and has very nice bar/restaurant atmosphere. Very crowded at dinner, so the service was slow, but the food & beer were very good. We walked there from our motel -- it was enjoyable & gave us a chance to see the town,... More 

Thank Dennis H
Amarillo, Texas
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Love! Love! Great place for lunch, and Supper. You better get there early if you want a river side view seating. Locals get there and stay .. but no matter, good good, consistent with having a 👨‍🍳 chef.. very well presented food, wonderful paring of sides and just a fun, satisfying place to send dining hours.. good job Boathouse..

1 Thank EdCharlaFrieze
Leawood, Kansas
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Food is ok - location is awesome. Overlooks the beautiful Arkansas. Good service. I always enjoy the mojitos.

Thank Erin E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Mexican, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 N F St, Right on the Arkansas River, Salida, CO 81201-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-5004
At Boathouse Cantina in Salida, CO we believe in supporting our local businesses and local artists. That's why we only serve the freshest local organic produce.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?