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The Rainbow Restaurant

American, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, Diner
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212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
(970) 221-2664
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Today
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A bit hippie, but everything is organic

I started coming to The Rainbow 15 years ago. It was very small and quaint. Service was good and the menu was different. If you like to eat good organic healthy food, this is your place. They have expanded to add an outside patio, which is terrific. The menu changes a little from time to time, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Jarebear J
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I started coming to The Rainbow 15 years ago. It was very small and quaint. Service was good and the menu was different. If you like to eat good organic healthy food, this is your place. They have expanded to add an outside patio, which is terrific. The menu changes a little from time to time, but the Eggs Benedict... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Love, love, love this place. I have eaten lunch here several times and have never been disappointed. There is something for everyone, and everything is just a home-cooked healthy option. Highly recommend!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I have been to Rainbow 3 times- I will first say the food has been great each time- we are vegetarians and they have lots of options- I have tried something different each time and each meal has been great which has kept me coming back. However, the service has been less than average each time which tells me it... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We have lived in town for over 20 years and have come to this restaurant frequently when we want a good meal and have never been disappointed. I was inspired to write this review after my husband and I went to lunch and said we were going to split a menu item. Rainbow went to the effort of taking the... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I love the Rainbow. Breakfast and lunch are amazing. You leave feeling healthy and happy. Their patio is beautiful and the owners create a warm and welcoming environment. If I had to pick one resturant to eat all my meals at for the rest of my life, the Rainbow would be my choice.

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Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Fort Collins but haven't been for lunch in awhile. Great organic and gluten free options. I had the Quinoa burger topped with fresh chilies and guacamole, side of brussel sprouts was even better.

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Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

While the prices were higher than expected for a small cafe with small portions, the food was very good. Service was fast and super friendly. Clean fresh dining room, small tables, open and light. Will return to try other dishes.

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Ft Collins
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This morning my wife and I were looking forward to a quiet breakfast together so we could enjoy a meal and talk for a while. We couldn't decide on a place. After thinking about it a while I remembered passing by Rainbow multiple times and saying to myself "I wonder what that place is like". So away we went! We... More 

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Geneva
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Could there have been a change in management? Was it just an "off" day? Whatever the reason, I was left feeling quite disappointed with the experience. The staff are friendly and welcoming and although one of the orders we made had to be done three different times as the staff got it wrong each time, that is not my issue... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Love sitting on their beautiful tree covered patio enjoying a nice cup of coffee and eating one of their yummy, healthy creations.. makes me happy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: (970) 221-2664

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 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 - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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