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14 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
17196351600
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Oklahoma City
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffees and iced drinks very tasty. Good service. Clean restaurant. Quiet so you can read a book or sit quietly.

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Thank BeckyL0
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by rainy evening for some coffee and cheesecake. Staff was friendly, The atmosphere was nice. They carry gluten-free baked goods to. The hours on trip advisor they are open till 10:00 PM.

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Thank RickSky88046
London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely big cappuccino here and sat and did some work using the wifi and sat in the sunny cafe. Had a great chat both times I visited with the super friendly staff. I swear I could have made good friends with a chap there who was heading off to uni...good luck! Make sure you pop in here rather... More 

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Thank skippy_ste
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

One of the best local coffee houses for all of the above. Thankfully they also have a little food. Refills are not free, but very cheap. Wish they had more outlets.

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Thank BelieveMeImRight
Houston, Texas
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311 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Great spot to enjoy a delicious coffee treat and coffee cake. They also have variety of teas and gluten free treats. Went late afternoon wasn't super busy so very enjoyable for sitting and chatting.

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Thank Rosalyn D
currently... Tucson AZ
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I got lucky and got a parking spot right up front and was able feed the meter as time went on. Coffee was good but I'm not a coffee snob so, what do I know? I got a medium drip and a refill and it barely cost me $3.00. I think it was on special. I found a tall top... More 

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Thank brownheart
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

They serve great latte's and just plain coffee if you wish. I love their light roast! They also serve food, but the most I've eaten is a bagel (which was good, btw). Most of all, the staff is very friendly!

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Thank Ron H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This coffee shop is locally owned. They hire mostly college students. And those that they hire are very well mannered, courteous, and accomodating. They have a good selection of coffees. There is an upstairs suitable for small meetings; and there is an outside patio upstairs as well. I go there once a week. My favorite order is hot chocolate made... More 

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Thank a59430802sojourner
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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133 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

What kind of coffee do you want? It's here. Do you want to mix with the downtown professionals in Colorado Springs, they're here. French press is big enough for a 1/2 hour business meeting for two. (If you get one each, you'll buzz for the day) I go every time I get downtown. It's this good.

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Lander, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Lots of choices, great prices, food if you want it, open early Saturdays too. Excellent local haunt.

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Thank WYRocksFish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: 17196351600
Description
When you think of Colorado Springs, you may think of the Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak or the US Air Force Academy. And while those are all worthwhile attractions in our fair city, located right in the heart of the city, we pride ourselves on being not only a local coffee house, but kind of an institution as well. Offering a great deal more than coffee, our menu extends to give locals and visitors alike an amazing selection of loose leaf teas, fresh fruit smoothies, sandwiches and desserts. Sit down and stay a spell, and enjoy our complimentary wi-fi for a bit, too. Whether you're on your way to the office, stopping in between classes or just visiting our little corner of the world, we invite you in any day of the week. In fact, take a look at the specials we offer on any given day.

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