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Anyone have any recommendations for Cheyenne WY?

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    Tha Groovin' Gourmet

    Leave town as quickly as possible?

    Sorry. Couldn't resist.

    WY is a chow wasteland for the most part.

    Much better food and the New Belgium Brewing Company (Fat Tire) tour can be had in Ft Collins, CO a bit south on I-25.

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      mike_in_denver

      Well, I wouldn't be quite that harsh on Cheyenne. You can get a good steak there. I'm not too sure what you're looking for, but Poor Richards on E. Lincoln Way for higher quality steak and seafood (hey it's only a hundred miles from Denver). The small restaurant in the Hitchin' Post Inn was always great when I lived there. They really tried to be creative in their specials and pasta dishes. I enjoyed several of their veal entrees. The Little Bear Inn- about 15 miles north on I25- consisitent roadhouse; less formal.
      Good luck otherwise- plenty of chicken fried steak and truck stop food, otherwise.

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        Jerry Saywell

        We've enjoyed the Albany Restaurant, right across from the train station. Casual, affordable and walking distance to downtown. The train station is also a nice visit - it has undergone a great deal of restoration.

        Others we have recommended it to have also enjoyed it.

        Link: http://www.saywells.com

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          Jerry Saywell

          We've enjoyed the Albany Restaurant, right across from the train station. Casual, affordable and walking distance to downtown. The train station is also a nice visit - it has undergone a great deal of restoration.

          Others we have recommended it to have also enjoyed it.

          Link: http://www.saywells.com

          1. The Cheyenne Cattle Company is fantastic...located in the Hitching Post. The Albany is good...but I've only had lunches there. Poor Richards is really good, located on Lincolnway, and then there is one of the best mexican restaurants on Lincolnway, very close to the Albany. But I still fantasize about the prime rib/steaks at the cheyenne cattle company. Good luck. CB Potts used to be there, don't know if it still is, but it is excellent, located near the Frontier Mall.

            1. Just got into Cheyenne and looked up Chowhound postings. Although a specific restaurant name was not given for the very good Mexican restaurant mentioned near the the Albany, we were able to track it down. It was the Guadaljara which has moved to the suburbs near the mall and box stores. We sampled the food, and it was great. Steak Fajita was sizzling, very tasty, and abundant. Likewise, the Enchiladas were full of cheese, huge, and impossible to finish. All accompanying dishes fromn the initial chips and salsa to the beans, rice, salad etc were fresh, tasty and abundant. we took home 1/2 of each of our dishes for future eating. The classic Margarita was, however, poor. Typical of most Mexican restaurants, their drinks are long on the hype and short on the alcohol. The Albany is next on our list.

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              1. re: gls39

                "moved to the suburbs"?? As a long time resident I can assure you that Cheyenne does not have any suburbs. Guadaljara is on Dell Range, but is far from the best mexican in town - need to venture to the other side of the train tracks for that. I would suggest Los Amigos or La Casa de Trujillo, both off S. Greeley south of the viaduct. Great margarita happy hour at La Casa.

                1. re: emudonkeyman

                  I lived in Western Hills and I think everyone there thought they were in the 'burbs....it's all relative. Thanks for reminding me about Los Amigos. Of the several mexican joints in town I always had a good meal there. Excellent rellenos and green chile. Were you around when the two brothers had the Driftwood Inn? It was probably one of better
                  Mexican resaurants I've ever eaten at- both brothers ended up running hotel kitchens in Vegas, I believe.

              2. You won't have the most exqusite meal in the world at the Capitol Grille at the Plains Hotel, but the food is decent, and the atmosphere is really pleasant. The Plains is a very historic hotel right across from the beautiful (and well restored) Union Pacific Depot. The hotel has also been renovated and merits a look and also support.

                1. I just ate at Mitchell's BBQ (on capitol drive in downtown Cheyenne). It was great! I had southern fried catfish and sweet potato fries. Delicious!. Environment isn't anything to write home about, but it was fitting for a classic southern style BBQ place. I loved it!

                  1. The Chef at Poor Richards is great. Located on East LincolnWay
                    Family owned for like 30 years.
                    Bunkhouse Bar and Grill Serves AWESOME Prime Rib. 12 miles east of town.

                    Don Reys Mexican Restaurant is amazing if you don't get them when they are really busy.