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The Village Inn Motel & Restaurant

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300 N Highway 93, Challis, ID 83226-2403
+1 208-879-2239
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Alabama
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135 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This looks like the place the locals eat. We ate Dinner and Breakfast there. Both were large plates and a reasonable price. The place was clean and the service was very good. After Breakfast we noticed the huge cinnamon buds so we had to get some to go. I do not understand how this could have such a low rating... More 

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san luis obispo
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had the BLT w/fries, she opted for a chicken salad. Best sandwich I've had for a while. She had praise for the cook as we left. Prices were fair and the service was good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Perhaps they were short-handed, however the place as less than half full. No greeting (no sign to seat yourself). Waitress brought menus, took drink order and brought drinks. Another 10 minutes, took our order (simple orders) We waited app. 30-40 minutes. Husband went to the counter to ask how much longer it might be. Told "we've been slammed". A different... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We are on a motorcycle tour and stayed at the hotel attached to the restaurant. Good food and reasonable prices.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I would highly recommend the Village Inn Motel & Restaurant! Both Breakfast and Dinner, great food, great price, and a lot of food for the price! Loved it!

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challisvillageinn, Owner at The Village Inn Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We're glad you liked our food. Thank you for coming in, and we hope to see you again! More 

Boise, Idaho
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I have ate at the Village Inn Restaurant several times for breakfast on my business trips. I really like the food they serve! The service is friendly and the wait is minimal! I would recommended it to anyone traveling through Challis, ID!

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Thank MuleyCrazed81
challisvillageinn, Owner at The Village Inn Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in to eat at The Village Inn Restaurant on your business trips. We really appreciate your business and your recommendation! More 

Santa Fe, NM
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

The food was very good and lots of it. The corned beef hash was very good and it was served with lots on the side. But the service was very slow - I almost thought that I was invisible for a while. Also the waitress was discussing with others in the kitchen some issue that she was having with another... More 

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Thank Schofield1956
challisvillageinn, Owner at The Village Inn Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate you coming to eat at The Village Inn. I am sorry that the service was not as good as our food. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will address this problem and try to train our servers to give better service to all our customers! More 

Salmon, Idaho
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Nothing spectacular. Mostly canned. Service not that great, have attitudes What more could be said. Flies in summer.

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Thank Marie S
challisvillageinn, Owner at The Village Inn Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Our menu consists of hamburgers and steaks (which we buy the best quality meat), homemade soups and desserts. Our salad bar has veggies and salads. Breakfast menu is also homemade with biscuits and gravy, omelets, and pancakes, eggs, ham, hash browns and bacon. I'm not sure what canned items you were referring to. I agree with you, that I hate... More 

Idaho Falls
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

We were in challis for a wrestling tournament and I had looked on trip advisor to see where to eat and stay. A couple people said The village Inn was pretty good. So we tried it out, and it was good. Not a lot to pick from so we were glad, we had picked a good place!

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challisvillageinn, Owner at The Village Inn Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We're glad you liked The Village Inn, and hope to see you again. Thanks for giving us a try! If you haven't visited Challis in the summer, you ought to come and do a float trip on the Salmon River (we have raft rentals), or bring your ATV's and ride on some of the best trails in Idaho! More 

Falmouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Stopped for dinner and had the special which was 2 chicken breasts smothered with gravy (and they were!) Chicken was cooked perfectly and served with mashed potatoes and either soup or salad. Lots of homemade pies for dessert...raspberry was very fresh and a bit tart....coconut was light but rich. Service was very good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 N Highway 93, Challis, ID 83226-2403
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Challis
  • Phone Number: +1 208-879-2239
Description
Great hamburgers, steaks, homemade soups and pies. Several fresh salads on the menu, along with our salad bar. We now serve breakfast ALL DAY! Restaurant is newly remodeled and looks great.

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