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Carl's Tavern

700 Yampa Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5164
+1 970-761-2060
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (33 reviews)
“wings” (61 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Yampa Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5164
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate dinner here twice during our 7 day ski trip. A range of choices zand happening atmosphere plus friendly staff.

Thank pamelah580
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sport TV's every where, noise level is deafening. Undoubtedly the nastiest bar staff I have ever seen. They just don't give a **** . The result of management. Dead fish starts stinking from the head first.

Thank U2570KBroberts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten here a few times. The salads are excellent and fresh. Good selection of wine and huge variety of whiskey! The Kobe beef burgers are amazing. Have always been cooked just as we like with hot fries that are cooked to perfection! Don't miss...More

Thank HankFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hopping place on a Saturday night! Food was good, but wish there were more entree options. We really enjoyed the brussel sprouts and mac and cheese. Great place to catch the game and chill.

Thank ldauer1415
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This was our first stop into town. The burgers were good, the business was good, lots of food between the two. Service was good.

Thank Joann K
TPIG_Owner, Owner at Carl's Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

HI Joann...We are happy to see that you had a 'Good' experience. If you would like to share any additional information with us regarding your recent visit to Carl's Tavern, please feel free to reach out to us directly at info@carlstavern.com CHEERS!

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

There are 8 of us and we all absolutely loved the food and service here! Will definitely be back here!

Thank Amcgee53
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

A bar/ tavern out of Bud Lite , not just one day but for both our visits four days apart? Expensive for good, not great food. Alcoholic drink pours are measly. Not happy about either of our experiences.

1  Thank Billy O
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Came here three years ago and the food is still excellent!! Best menu in Steamboat. Eat the dry rub wings and the cheeseburger with the fried egg. Unreal

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We made a reservation and were seated 10 min after our time. The service was very prompt. We were in and out of the restaurant within an hour. 2 of us had burgers, one had chicken pot pie, and 2 had the meat loaf. We...More

Thank FriendswoodKathy
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We visited this place for a late happy hour/early dinner. We were sat at a table that was in the sun which made the experience really uncomfortable (I realized later that our reservation was for three, not four and that might have meant they had...More

Thank Jamie L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Yampa Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5164
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Steamboat Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-761-2060
  • E-mail
A place for the hungry. The thirsty. The legendary. Some people actually think the Wright Brothers perfected human flight. Around here, we all know better. Carl Howelsen turned Steamboat into a playground, skis into wings, and mustaches into an art form. His adventurous spirit is our inspiration - and Carl’s Tavern is a place for adventurous spirits to call home. Here, the hospitality is genuine, the beer is cold, and the food is made from scratch. So come as you are, make yourself at home, and share a few of your own legendary stories. Just don’t try to one-up Carl; you’ll hurt yourself.
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