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Cheap Eats in Salida, Colorado

Traveling on a budget? We are a mountain town, so it's tough to find anything extremely cheap, but here are a few of the best restaurants in Salida that won't break the bank! All prices are from July 2021.


High Side! - One of our favorites! This restaurant has a huge riverside deck and often has live music in the summer. Fantastic food! A single patty burger is $7.99.

300 W Sackett Ave, Salida, CO 81201


Crossroads Cafe - A true hole in the wall and local's secret! This Cafe serves creative and delicious burgers, BBQ, and more! I am obsessed with their Gyro Burger ($12.50). A standard burger is $8.50.

142 W Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO 81201


Fiesta Mexicana Restaurant - Get a massive platter of shareable chicken or steak fajitas for $12.95 or enjoy a plate of tacos for $1.75/ea.

1220 E Rainbow Blvd #2916, Salida, CO 81201


14ers Weiners - Excellent food truck for summer guests! Chili Cheese dog for $7, cheesesteak for $10.

1425 E St, Salida, CO 81201


Patio Pancake Place - Classic small town diner! Serves breakfast and lunch. Eggs, hash browns and toast for $7. We love their german sausage!

640 E Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO 81201


Benson's Tavern and Beer Garden - Great bar food! Pulled Pork Sandwich for $12, grilled cheese for $8.

128 N F St, Salida, CO 81201


Cafe Dawn - Great coffee shop and perfect for a light breakfast! Bagels start at $3.00.

122 E 1st St, Salida, CO 81201


Mo' Burrito - Quick and delicious, Mo' is a Chipotle-style restaurant, but much tastier AND locally-owned! Quesadilla for $7.50, burritos start at $9.50.

311 H St, Salida, CO 81201


Quincy's - The local steakhouse with tons of character, you get a lot for your money at Quincy's. The catch? You only get one choice - what size of steak you want! Filet Mignon during the week, Prime Rib on weekends. Filet Mignon with salad, bread and potato starts at $12.95.

710 Milford St, Salida, CO 81201




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