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Reviewed March 18, 2021

I've been here many times for breakfast. They serve a classic menu filled with any breakfast selection you may desire, and then some... It's a popular joint. If you want to eat on a weekend morning, be ready to wait (...but it's worth the wait!).

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed November 22, 2020

This is a place that has been so packed each time we come to town, we've never had a chance to try it for ourselves. Due to COVID19, however, we finally had our turn eating in the Buff. The atmosphere was fun and the food...was varied and delicious. But the experience was top-notch due to our server, Ky-Shada. Words can't describe our service in a way that gives enough credit to Ky-Shada. She literally left no detail unaddressed-from how we wanted our food seasoned to if we needed more of anything- and EVERYTHING in between. Empty glass? Not on Ky-Shada's watch! We even called to see if she would be there the following day (but she was a hostess that day.)In the years to come, we may forget what was on the menu- but we will always remember who served it!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 6, 2020 via mobile

Was staying at the hotel across the street when I finished my job and was hungry. So me being lazy I went to the closest place I could find. Buff’s. The people were great nice seat outside and fantastic food. Don’t get me started on...Drinks! 99 cent Bloody Mary’s and mimosas! But you can only have three, but the Queen Mary rocks too! So over all great place for great food and great drinks and great service. So overall GREAT! Don’t be a chump eat here! Like NOW!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 2, 2020

We had breakfast here three times during our Boulder stay. Love their blueberry pancakes, sausage and their eggs benedict! Everything we had was very good. The service is excellent. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 14, 2020 via mobile

While on a visit to Boulder, I opted to check out The Buff since it was close to my hotel. Weekends are packed, so I chose to visit Monday morning for breakfast. I had the Eggs Florentine Benedict and boy was it good. The hollandaise...sauce was rich and creamy; just perfect over easy over eggs, spinach, and tomatoes on an English muffin. Portions at The Buff are big, so come hungry. The menu is large and there’s something for everyone. There’s plenty of outdoor seating and social distancing protocols are being followed. If in Boulder again, I’d come to The Buff again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 5, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for an early breakfast and ordered the breakfast tacos and a breakfast skillet. Plenty of outdoor seating, great food, and great service!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 2, 2020 via mobile

The Buff was right across from our hotel so it was our first stop upon arriving in CO. What a great way to start vacation. The Breakfast Quesadilla was fantastic and two 99 cent Tequila Sunrises made my morning. My husband had the Big Cheese...and thoroughly enjoyed it. Many thanks to Veronica for her quick, thorough and friendly service.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 30, 2020 via mobile

Our first time here. Came in for a Sunday breakfast. Friendly service at first. Ate outside. Bacon was undercooked and fatty. Our bill was presented before we were finished with our meal and ordering additional food/beverages. We asked to have our plates taken off the...table to make room. Our waitress walked away and we waited 5 minutes for our table to be serviced. After informing the waitress we weren't finished dining/ordering, we experienced a total attitude change to the negative.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 17, 2020 via mobile

We discovered The Buff when visiting colleges and Chinese back every time. I can have a wide range of delicious vegan and/or gluten free and my family can order their choices standard fare.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 30, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at the Buff. Our server, Soni, was the best. She was so helpful and knowledgeable. We each got something different and everyone was very pleased.

Date of visit: July 2020
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  • Yes, Buff Restaurant offers takeout services.

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  • Buff Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4