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928 Grand Ave, Grand Lake, CO 80447
970-627-5416
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good place for breakfast or lunch, with free WIFI near the lake

A great place for breakfast. They offer a wide variety of breakfast items from traditional meat & eggs to meatless. All cooked to order, so expect a bit of a wait. They also have baked goods and espresso drinks. And the WIFI is free to use, with password protection. Just a block from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
mooseduds
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Grand Lake, Colorado
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Grand Lake, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A great place for breakfast. They offer a wide variety of breakfast items from traditional meat & eggs to meatless. All cooked to order, so expect a bit of a wait. They also have baked goods and espresso drinks. And the WIFI is free to use, with password protection. Just a block from the waters of Grand Lake.

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Klein
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

We love BWBC! We've been visiting for years and always go for their "Almond Joy Lattes". They are yummy. They have great homemade pastries (especially the blueberry scones) and good breakfast and lunches. They even have ice cream! It's a quaint little cafe with several indoor tables to kick back at and enjoy your coffee or catching up on emails... More 

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San Jose, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My daughter's mocha was excellent and my house coffee was good enough. The atmosphere was great but the apple crumb coffee cake was too sweet to eat - so very disappointing. Worth a visit for a quiet coffee.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Blue Water Bakery Garfield Street Grand Lake, Colorado 80447 970- 627-5416 Breakfast served: 6:00 am - 11:30 am Lunch served: 11:30 am - 3 pm Coffee and pastries available until 5 pm Mountain hiker meets eclectic vegetarian at this remarkable bakery! A crisp stroll down to The Blue Water Bakery provides visitors with a splendid view of Grand Lake. Various... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

what a wonderful surprise to stumble upon this bakery. With snowflakes still falling after a night of steady snow, I was welcomed with such a nice smile and service. The menu had it all. The warmed chocolate croissant and bagel sandwich hit the spot along with a piping hot cup of gourmet roasted coffee. The bakery has great character, great... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Went there for lunch. It was a busy day in summer browsing stores and walking around. Lots of people everywhere. The four of us choose place because we thought we could get fast service as sign stating sti down or takeout available. Place was very full but take out system not separated from regular sit down ordering. No staff positioned... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed at the Spirit Lake Lodge and the gentlemen at the front desk recommend the cafe for a quick breakfast and a good coffee. The baked goods were fresh and the gals at the front desk were very sweet.

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Grand Lake, Colorado, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was totally disgusted when I found out that this bakery uses all of its old crusty cinnemon rolls and pasteries to create new pasteries. Once the pasteries cannot be sold to customers, Candy, the owner takes these disgusting old and probably bacteria laden pasteries and re-uses them. She crushes them all up and puts them in a pitcher of... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stopped there for lunch today. The place itself is a hodgepodge but the food is incredible! Turkey Cranberry on a Flat Bread--Fantastic. The flatbread was the best bread I ever had! Tomato Basil soup was delicious Elk Bratwurst on a hoagie bun was super. I've never had Elk meat before. It is very strong. Mixed Berry Coffee Cake--we had... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had the berry coffee cake which was very good and the cheese bagel which was too doughy. Watch the change you get back, not sure but I think the gal was giving herself a small tip lol

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 928 Grand Ave, Grand Lake, CO 80447
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Grand Lake
  • Phone Number: 970-627-5416

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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