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College Drive Cafe

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American, Southwestern, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian
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666 E. College Drive, Durango, CO 81301
+1 970-247-5322
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Waitstaff

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  • 42
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Another excellent "hole in the wall".

We went here for breakfast based on Trip Advisor reviews. It did not disappoint! My husband had an omelet, and I had an egg scramble. The ingredients were all fresh and were delicious! Yum!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Mls430
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We went here for breakfast based on Trip Advisor reviews. It did not disappoint! My husband had an omelet, and I had an egg scramble. The ingredients were all fresh and were delicious! Yum!

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Santa Fe
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Oscar's was good, this was better. My wife had the excellent St.Patrick's Benedict, I had Mexican OMELETTE with chorizo both were superb. Worth the 20 minute wait. The real deal.

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Baltimore, MD
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very small cafe full of locals. The food was excellent, plentiful and cheap. My husband I both had benedicts on a house made biscuit. His had home made sausage gravy on it that was very tasty.

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Fort Worth deep in the heart of TX
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I just love the Green Chile and Cheese Breakfast Tamales at College Drive Cafe. We eat breakfast here on our last day of spring break every year. College Drive makes a yummy Giant Cinnamon Roll and some rockin' pancakes. Our family has never had a bad or average meal here. Everything is amazing.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a fantastic place for a great breakfast or lunch. We've eaten there multiple times and here's the deal: 1. Food is incredibly well prepared and tasty. And you get plenty of it! 2. Excellent Menu selection. 3. The staff are very attentive and super professional. And incredibly nice! Even the cook comes out to be sure you are... More 

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Illinois
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169 reviews 169 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Its a nice little place with friendly servers. We had the Irish Benedict and French Toast. They were good not great.

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Joshua, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Based on TA recommendations we chose College Drive Café for breakfast the morning we left Durango. We like to eat at local places and find the food usually better than anywhere else. This place was "over the top" good. My wife had the Southwest Eggs Benedict with chorizo and green chili sauce and I had the biscuits and gravy with... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

First time to this gem of a place in Durango! The food was amazing! The selection was perfect! The service was great! I highly recommend this cafe to everyone! Love the local cafés and the local ingredients!

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Wyoming
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The College Drive Cafe does it right. Awesome food, great service, fantastic prices, and large portions. I will say this is one of THE BEST breakfasts I've had at a restaurant. I will be back next time I am in Durango.

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Durango, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

This is a place my wife likes to go to on a Wednesday morning. Since they are closed on Monday and Tuesday. Small place with a great staff. They have all been very attentive to our needs. Every breakfast I have eaten there has been great. But, wow, the tamales I had yesterday were the best. I suggest one of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 666 E. College Drive, Durango, CO 81301
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5322

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?