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College Drive Cafe

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OMELETTES
Omelettes Are Served With Home Fries And Choice Of Whole Wheat, Rye Or Sourdough Toast, English Muffin, Plain Bagel, Biscuit Or Tortillas. Omelettes May Be Topped With Green Chili, Red Chili, Sausage Gravy Or Hollandaise For $1.00, Egg Whites Available For An Additional $1.00.
$8.5
Three Cheese
stuffed with grated monterey jack and cheddar cheese, topped with cotija cheese.
$8.5
Red And Green
stuffed with onions, green chiles and cheddar cheese. topped with our homemade red chili and cotija cheese. ay caramba!
$8.75
Mexican
Sunnyside Meats chorizo (a spicy Mexican sausage), cheddar cheese and sour cream. Topped with Cotija cheese.
$9.0
Texas
Chile con carne and grated cheddar cheese.
$8.5
Sausage and Bacon
Sunnyside Meats pork sausage, bacon, and grated Monterey Jack cheese.
$9.0
Denver
diced ham, onion, and red bell pepper. grated cheddar inside, and also on top.
$8.5
Doc Wards Favorite
diced white-meat chicken, zucchini, mushrooms and grated monterey jack cheese.
$8.75
Whole Earth
fresh broccoli, zucchini, shredded carrots, mushrooms, and monterey jack cheese.
$8.75
Southwest
filled with diced ham, diced green chili and sour cream. cheddar cheese on top.
$9.5
Alaskan
shrimp and crab are folded inside with grated monterey jack cheese, then topped with cotija cheese.
EGGLESS DISHES
$8.5
Veggie Burrito
a flour tortilla filled with beans, broccoli, zucchini, red bell peppers, fresh spinach, onion, carrots and mushrooms. topped with your choice of sauce: green chili, red chili, or sausage gravy. garnished with lettuce, tomato, jack and cotija cheese. served with home fries.
$8.0
Super Spuds
home fries topped with grilled onion, mushrooms, red bell peppers, zucchini, shredded carrots and broccoli, topped with your choice of sauce: chile verde, red chili, or sausage gravy, and jack cheese. served with toast.
$8.5
Smothered Burrito
A flour tortilla filled with beans and diced white meat chicken or Sunnyside Meat's chorizo, topped with cheddar cheese, lettuce, diced tomato, cotija cheese, and your choice of sauce: green chili, red chili, sausage gravy, or hollandaise. Served with home fries.
$9.0
Leah's Hippy Hash
Fresh spinach topped with shredded chicke, sauteed onion, mushroom, red bell peppers, zucchini, shredded carrots and broccoli, topped with coconut curry sauce.
DOWN HOME CLASSIC BREAKFAST
Served With Home Fries And Choice Of Whole Wheat, Rye Or Sough Dough Toast, English Muffin, Plain Bagel, Biscuit Or Tortillas. Egg Whites Available For An Additional $1.00.
With Choice Of Meat $7.5
$5.0
One Egg Breakfast
With Choice Of Meat $8.0
$5.5
Two Egg Breakfast
BENEDICTS
Served With Home Fries.
$8.25
Traditional Eggs Benedict
open-faced, toasted english muffin, topped with grilled ham, two over-medium eggs and hollandaise sauce.
$8.5
Anasazi Benedict
open-faced, toasted english muffin with grilled ham, two over-medium eggs, green chilies and hollandaise sauce.
$8.5
Country Benedict
open-faced, toasted english muffin, topped with grilled ham, two over-medium eggs, sausage gravy and monterey jack cheese.
$8.25
Southwest Benedict
open-faced, toasted english muffin, two over-medium eggs topped with chorizo, green chili sauce and monterey jack cheese.
$8.25
Mexican Benedict
open-faced, toasted english muffin, topped with two over-medium eggs, red chili sauce, avocado, and grated cheddar cheese.
$9.5
Seafood Benedict
open-faced, toasted english muffin with two over- medium eggs, topped with shrimp, crab and hollandaise sauce.
$8.5
California Benedict
open-faced, toasted english muffin, topped with sliced tomato, two over-medium eggs, sliced avocado and hollandaise sauce.
$8.25
St.Patrick's Benedict
Open faced english muffin, topped with fresh spinach, corned beef, two over medium eggs and hollendaise sauce.
$8.5
Curry Benedict
Open-faced, toasted English muffin topped with tomato and two over medium eggs. Topped with coconut curry sauce and sliced avocado.
SCRAMBLES
Served With Home Fries And Choice Of Whole Wheat, Rye Or Sough Dough Toast, English Muffin, Plain Bagel, Biscuit Or Tortillas. Egg Whites Available For An Additional $1.00.
$8.75
American
diced ham scrambled with two eggs, topped with grated cheddar cheese.
$8.5
Durango
broccoli, zucchini, and mushrooms scrambled with two eggs, topped with grated monterey jack cheese.
$9.0
Colorado
ham, red bell pepper, and onion scrambled with two eggs, topped with grated cheddar cheese.
$8.75
Chorizo Scramble
spicy mexican pork sausage scrambled with two eggs. topped with cheddar and cotija cheese.
$9.25
F.L.C.
diced white-meat chicken, tomato, and mushrooms scrambled with two eggs, topped with grated monterey jack cheese.
$8.5
Spanish
green chilies and onions scrambled with two eggs, topped with red chili, and grated cheddar and cotija cheese.
$9.5
Vallecito
bay shrimp and crab scrambled with two eggs, topped with grated monterey jack and cotija cheese.
$9.25
Nearly Larry's
Bacon, mushrooms and fresh spinach topped with cheddar.
$8.75
Murphy
Fresh spinach and tomatoes scrambled with two eggs, topped with two eggs, topped with cheddar cheese and sliced avocado.
$9.0
CoCo Scramble
Chicken, zucchini and broccoli with two scrambled eggs, topped with coconut curry.
BREAKFAST FAVORITES
$7.5
Breakfast Burrito
two scrambled eggs and beans wrapped in a flour tortilla. smothered with your choice of sauce (green chili, red chili, sausage gravy, or hollandaise), topped with grated monterey jack cheese. served with home fries.
$8.25
B.F.D. (Big Fat Deal)
our breakfast burrito with one of the following items: avocado, broccoli, mushrooms, diced tomato, chicken, chorizo, ham, bacon, or sausage. smothered with your choice of green chili, red chili, sausage gravy, or hollandaise. topped with monterey jack cheese. served with home fries.
$9.0
Turkey Fried Steak
two eggs any style served with a breaded, grilled turkey steak. topped with your choice of sauce: (green chili, red chili, sausage gravy, or hollandaise) and monterey jack cheese. served with home fries and choice of bread.
$7.0
Biscuits And Gravy
two eggs any style, with biscuits and pork sausage gravy.
$7.5
Extra Items (each) $1.0
B-eggel Breakfast Sandwich
a toasted plain bagel, one fried egg, melted cheddar cheese and your choice of one ingredient: avocado, tomato, ham, bacon, or sausage. served with home fries.
$9.0
Tamales
two green chili chicken or green chili cheese tamales, topped with green chili, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, and cotija cheese. served with two eggs any style and beans topped with monterey jack cheese.
Add Avocado, Chorizo, Chicken $9.25
$8.25
Stacked Huevos
two over-medium eggs and beans stacked between corn or flour tortillas. smothered with red or green chili, topped with cheddar and cotija cheese, lettuce and tomato. served with home fries.
PANCAKES AND FRENCH TOAST
Pure Maple Syrup $2.00.
One Cake $3.75
Two Cake $4.75
Plain
One Cake $4.25
Two Cake $5.5
Blueberry
One Cake $4.25
Two Cake $5.5
Gluten Free
Two Slices $4.25
Three Slices $5.25
French Toast
thick sliced french bread dipped in batter and grilled to perfection, sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon.
$9.0
Pancake Breakfast
One buttermilk pancake served with two eggs, bacon, ham, chorizo or sausage.
$9.0
French Toast Breakfast
Two slices of French toast served with two eggs and bacon, ham, chorizo or sausage.
CEREALS AND YOGURT
$4.0
With Banana Or Blueberries $5.0
Oatmeal Or Granola
with milk.
With Banana Or Blueberries $5.0
$4.0
Bowl Of Vanilla Yogurt
LUNCH - SOUP AND SALAD
Cup $3.5
Bowi $6.0
Homemade Soup
better than mom used to make! ask your server for todays choice. served with toasted french bread and butter.
$7.5
Extra Toppings For (each) $1.0
House Salad
baby greens with mushrooms, zucchini, carrots, broccoli, tomato, jack cheese and sunflower seeds. served with toasted french bread and choice of dressing: green chili ranch, bleu cheese, zesty italian parmesan, or oil & vinegar. add extra toppings: chicken, turkey, ham, or avocado.
LUNCH - MAIN
No Lunch Served On Sunday. All Sandwiches Are Served With Your Choice Of Sun Chips, Cottage Cheese Or Salad.
$8.5
Turkado
grilled turkey with fresh, sliced avocado and melted jack cheese, served on grilled whole wheat bread with onion and tomato.
$8.5
Turkey Bacon Swiss
roasted turkey with bacon and melted Swiss cheese, served on grilled whole wheat bread with onion, tomato and lettuce.
$7.75
Smothered Burrito
flour tortilla stuffed with beans and diced white-meat chicken or Sunnyside meat's chorizo, topped with cheddar cheese, lettuce, diced tomato, cotija cheese, and your choice of sauce: green chili, red chili, sausage gravy, or hollandaise.
$7.5
Vegetable Patch Sandwich
tomato, grated carrots, zucchini, avocado, jack cheese, lettuce and sunflower seeds, served on kaiser roll.
$6.5
Add Avocado Or Tomato For, Extra $1.0
Grilled Cheese
four different cheeses. cheddar, jack, swiss and cotija between 2 pieces of whole wheat bread.
$8.5
Classic Reuben
Corned beef or turkey, sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing and melted Swiss on grilled rye bread.
$8.0
B.L.T.
Bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonaisse on toasted whole wheat bread.
$8.0
Warman Melt
Corned Beef, fresh spinach and melted cheddar cheese on grilled whole wheat bread.
$8.0
Albuquerque Turkey
Roasted turkey, green chilies, tomatoes, Monterey Jack cheese and mayonaisse on grilled sourdough bread.
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came here for breakfast on a snowy morning. We have been here many times before but this go round the food was poor and not very fresh. The potatoes were cold my Benedict sauce wasn’t very warm either. Very disappointed this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank angelasF9823LU
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Locals love this place with good reason. Fast courteous service. Great home cooking, ample portions, at reasonable prices.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

The food here is delicious! Large portions and a variety of items. If you have food allergies, my guess is this place can accommodate you, as they were able to accommodate me and were very friendly while doing so. I heard a customer request a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank compass_77
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A local's favorite with the typical wait period of 15-20 minutes. SO WORTH IT! At our 4-person table: pancakes, burritos, yoghurt and Southwest benedict. The RED CHILI is the absolute best! AND very friendly waitresses!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FlagstaffWomen
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Breakfast is the big seller but we chose and enjoyed a nice sandwich lunch just before 2pm closing time. Clean, friendly, and really good food!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cormine54
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We ate breakfast at this joint. The food was pretty good. The portions were a good size. American style menu. Good prices for portions, The staff was friendly. It is a very local place. Everyone that came in knew each other. Small town, local dive...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jashsuat2012
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Just a good, down-to-earth breakfast cafe, with efficient service, smiling faces and tasty, basic breakfast food. Just right as we were heading out of town, back to Denver. Would return!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dogfacedboy
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We are non locals and had a great time. The staff was friendly...we were seated quickly even though it was busy. The food was good and came out fast. Our server made sure we had refills on coffee and water. Loved the topo maps under...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cherie P
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited for breakfast and the staff is not very friendly to non-locals. We walked in and asked for a seat for two and were given a blank look. Apparently, you have to write your name on a notepad by the door. That’s fine, but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank guest3650
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Service was very good, and the food came out fast. I had the florentine omelet. Everything was reasonably priced, it was a little busy, but what breakfast joint isn't on a Saturday.

Date of visit: September 2018
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