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The Shady Nook

) #3 of 20 Restaurants in Salmon $$ - $$$ American, ,
501 Riverfront Dr, Salmon, ID 83467-5164
+1 208-756-4182
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
20 May 2017
“Great Service”
30 Mar 2017
“One of the best options in Salmon, ID”
16:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
501 Riverfront Dr, Salmon, ID 83467-5164
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Had such a great dinner there tonight! The food was all so good. The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating! Amy was our server and she was so attentive and made us feel right at home! I would definitely recommend this restaurant and am...More

Thank Julie3360
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner as a family and the meal was very good. The chef also was flexible with dinner for our children and grilled up a chicken breast for them. Clams were good with charred bread, fries good, salad good, Chicken Roma was very good,...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Stopped here as it was the only place in Salmon we could find with seating for a family, other than the pizza place on main street. This is in a renovated home. It is cozy and very clean. The staff was great and my wife...More

Thank BCSO321
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I had the ribeye special with garlic sautéed mushrooms and it was absolutely fantastic! It was perfectly medium rare. It was super tender and still hot in the center. And man, the flavor!! It was sooo good! I live in Boise, ID (5-6 hours away)...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Was here 15 years ago also... great then and great now! Think about it... same place same owner for a long time in a small town... that says it all! I had the Salmon with a great aoli sauce... wonderfull! but i have to say...More

1  Thank DvsDan
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Me and my family stopped there on are way to Spokane. The service was a bit slow but It was due to the sheer volume of customers but none the less was great. I had e 8oz house sirloin medium rare and fries and wild...More

1  Thank Dexter B
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Shady Nook does not have an adult atmosphere. You can sit in the bar/lounge area, but others can bring their kids in there. This greatly detracts from a quiet evening with your spouse. Bertram's Brewery does not allow anyone under the age of 21...More

Thank Max_Mardee_H
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This spot offers a sports bar section a patio, and a more formal indoor dining section. The servers were polite and attentive and the food was excellent. Their beer and wine list offers good variety and there were plenty of cocktail options as well.

Thank Amber R
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's been awhile since I ate here,but I still remember the prime rib. It is a comfy setting and has room for large parties. It has a standard supper club type menu. Decent food and a long established business.

1  Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were underimpressed with the food. We both had spaghetti and meatballs that were so-so. We expected the calamari to be thinly cut as is typical in Italian restaurants, but instead were large chunks. The key lime pie was the best part of the meal,...More

Thank NewYorkCityJoan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Riverfront Dr, Salmon, ID 83467-5164
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Salmon
  • Phone Number: +1 208-756-4182
  • E-mail
The Shady Nook has the only full service bar and restaurant in Salmon Idaho. We serve the finest quality steaks, fresh fish, home smoked baby back ribs and organic chicken. Great bar food and the best burger you could have. We have a wonderful outdoor patio with two fire pits and heaters for those cool nights. Our hours are 7 nights open at 4. Sundays open at 11 am for bbq & cocktails on the patio. We take pride in everything we do and thrive on giving you the best dining experience on your trip. Reservations are appreciated and big groups welcome.
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