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The Butcher & Baker Cafe

217 East Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
(970) 728-2899
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Ranked #25 of 63 restaurants in Telluride
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Service was lacking. Counter staff unfriendly. And there are signs everywhere to "bus your own table out of respect for the next customer." Off putting. We had the chicken salad wrap and a ham & cheese panini. Food tasted good but should be served with some kind of a side. A pickle. A couple chips. Something. C'mon - make it... More

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Kansas City
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147 reviews 147 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a good place to go if you want good food, fast service, and a reasonably priced meal. We have tried wraps, sandwiches, and salads. The food was very good and the deserts look good. Tables inside and outside.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We can always find something great to eat .. Homemade and yummy ... There are gluten free bread offerings for people who need but I would pass and stick to the salads and other goodies Always feels busy and the staff has great energy and a smile for everyone

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Feels very much like a local's place - great food and some good beer choices to boot. Very fun and friendly environment - I hear their Sunday brunches are awesome - but we missed that. Next time

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Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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549 reviews 549 reviews
545 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Friendly cafe meeting place to enjoy caffeine, company and something really good to eat. Sandwiches of all sorts and baked goods are popular, as well as house made soups. Lots of deli items to take away are offered.

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Boulder, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We had breakfast at the Butcher and the Baker a few days ago, and it was very good. The cinnamon roll had great texture. It was flaky like a croissant. We also had a great chocolate croissant. The barista seemed like she had better things to do than be friendly, but the food made up for it.

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Roswell
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

The food is good but breakfast selection is ridiculously small. It's literally either a burrito or a English muffin. They have small stuff like bagels and oatmeal but only the 2 main choices that come with no side.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

They have the best breakfast sandwiches, made on homemade sourdough English muffins. The food was fresh with local ingredients made in house. The chocolate croissants were amazing. I definitely will be returning on my next visit.

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Colorado Springs
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Who knew a small place like this could provide such an amazing lunch. The turkey sandwich was real turkey breast, not packaged lunch meat. The bread was fresh and tasty. The real treat was the tuna sald wrap which bears no resembleance to the run of the mill tuna salad. There was just a hint of mayonaise and a marvelous... More

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California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

It was lunch time on a Thursday so the small place was crowded but no significant wait to order. Both my wife and I ordered a BLT sandwich and it was it was outstanding. I think the bread and the bit of avocado made the difference.

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