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Cold Springs Station originally began as a "home" station on the legendary Pony Express overland route, and after the Pony Express folded, became a stagecoach station.  The Pony Express and the stagecoaches are long gone, but not forgotten, and Cold Springs Station lives on, as an excellent restaurant in rural Nevada.

As with all of reviews that I publish, I have no affiliation with the restaurant reviewed, and there is no monetary gain on my part, as I am simply a person who likes to eat, and I love to write-up, and publish my dining experiences.

Photo:  Sunday morning, June 18, 2017, I stopped by shortly after 8, just as the restaurant opened, to enjoy a delicious breakfast.

Photo:  As you walk in the roadhouse, the first thing you'll notice is the full-service bar.  The decor is very western, and will appeal to the sportsman in you, as it's decorated with hunting photos, guns, animal trophies, and everything to door with the outdoors in central Nevada.  By the way, if big-game hunting is your passion, central Nevada is home to some of the best deer, antelope and elk hunting found in the country.  Hunting is great, but I came for breakfast, and the friendly atmosphere that Cold Springs Station offers.  My friendly server, Melissa, tidies up the bar, just after the restaurant opened for the day.

Photo:  The roadhouse features a small gift shop, where typical Highway 50 souvenirs are sold.  As far as I was concerned, the most important "gift" the shop sold was ice, for only $2.00 a bag.

Photo:  In the back of the restaurant, there is a display of mounted animals, all of which are native to central Nevada.

Photo:  In addition to the well-stocked bar and fine dining, Cold Springs Station includes a couple of pool tables. The coal stove is used to heat the restaurant during the cold winters.  In addition to the roadhouse, the property includes a RV park, where you can park your RV and enjoy full hook-ups for a very reasonable rate.

Note the mounted animal trophies; all are all native to central Nevada.  I asked the owner if they were his handiwork, and he laughed and told me that most of the animals had been hunted by family and friends, and ended up on the walls of his restaurant.  The mounted trophies add to the rural Nevada atmosphere, and make the delicious breakfast taste even better.

Photo:  The breakfast menu features something for every taste.  Considering the fact that Cold Springs Station is the only restaurant for miles around, the menu prices seem very reasonable.

Photo:  As I wander around the restaurant snapping photos, I get a peek into the partly open kitchen and see the chef at work, preparing my breakfast.  At this time, I was the only customer in the restaurant.

Photo:  My friendly server, Melissa, brings my breakfast to the table.  As I scanned the menu, I realized that I hadn't enjoyed a breakfast of chicken fried steak for a couple of months, so I decided to splurge and enjoy it today!  

Photo:  Thanks, Melissa, for snapping my photo, as I prepare to enjoy a great breakfast.

Photo:  I enjoyed a breakfast of chicken fried steak, along with "famous" hash browns, two eggs over easy, sourdough toast, and a bottomless mug of delicious coffee.  I can understand why he restaurant brags about their hash brown potatoes, as they're "famously" delicious, and the chicken fried steak was so tender you could cut it with your fork, and it melted in your mouth.  A fantastic breakfast!

Photo:  As I was leaving, Melissa pointed out the owner of the restaurant, who's back is to my camera.  I approached him, and complimented him on his hospitality, and the delicious food.  I also asked if he had hunted all of the animals mounted on the walls, which he hadn't.  The gal sitting at the bar lives in an RV, at the RV park, and she definitely added to the local color.

I felt right at home, as I enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at Cold Springs Station, as the food was excellent, reasonably priced, and the staff was super friendly.  If you're in the mood for a great meal, at a friendly, rural Nevada roadhouse, stop by Cold Springs Station, next time you travel the "Loneliest Road in America."

Cold Springs Station
52300 Austin Hwy. (U.S. Hwy. 50)
Fallon, NV 89406
775 423-1233

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