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College Drive Cafe

666 E. College Drive, Durango, CO 81301
+1 970-247-5322
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Marlin, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Large portions; priced reasonably and great service. This small café in the college district is excellent. Could have to wait, so get there early.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fresh locally sourced ingredients with very friendly staff. Dealt with small children well. The portions were more reasonable in size with great flavors.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My family and I (my parents and my children) stopped by the cafe on our way back to Denver after a wonderful week in Durango, and it turned out to be the perfect send-off. Our server was beyond great; she knew the menu backward and forward and how the food was prepared, and was able to answer all our questions... More 

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Dutchman i New Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

After camping in Mesa Verde we were craving a nice hot breakfast, and we selected Durango Joe's based on the reviews. This Sunday morning was very busy, but service was quick and very friendly. In fact, it was the service that stood out. The coffee was not quite as strong as we would have liked, and the chile on the... More 

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45 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Three of our party had the daily special while I tried the french toast and bacon. The food quality and portion sizes were excellent and you really get your bang for the buck. The restaurant itself is basically a hole in the wall, but the workers really go out of the way to put out a good meal.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We came here on the recommendation of a local sitting by us at a bar the evening before. We were looking up "top breakfast places" and Denny's was #4 (What the...are ya kidding me?!), so we had to ask. Thoroughly enjoyed my tamale breakfast with green chile (although it wasn't at all spicy). Everyone else seemed to enjoy their meals.... More 

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Helena, MT
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is an excellent place to eat and the best recommendation is that this is a favorite place of the local folks. The prices are reasonable and that is quite an accomplishment in Durango. The food hardy and tasty. We were there on Father's Day and despite the crowd the service was quite fast. Good breakfast.

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Durango, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is the place for breakfast, I suggest you try their cinnamon rolls! Sometimes super packed on weekends.

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IL
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We walked over to the College Dr., Café for breakfast this morning. We were seated fairly promptly. It is a small place with only about a dozen tables. So even though it was not at the height of breakfast time – there were folks who had to put their names on the waitlist. So if it's really busy - We... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had a great breakfast here while beginning to wander around Durango one day. The staff was very attentive, and the food was very good. We'd happily go back!

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Additional Information about College Drive Cafe

Address: 666 E. College Drive, Durango, CO 81301
Phone Number: +1 970-247-5322
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian

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