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Mountain Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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226 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2711
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Linda and I are great fans of The Mountain Cafe and, apart from serving a GREAT breakfast, we've become friends with the most pleasant staff and include the proprietor, Mo, his lovely wife Huria as personal friends - and we've seen Jamal and Michelle grow into fine young adults. The Australian/New Zealand Community make the Mountain Cafe its Anzac Day... More 

Thank The_Aussie_Bob
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breakfast burritos are bomb! one of the last old diner restruants around.nice little place.good food good people what else could you ask for?

Thank Beth B
Spartanburg, SC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Good food Good Service Reasonable Prices. We went in mid morning, there was NO CROWD. We had two of the three specials, peach pancakes, and stuffed French toast sandwich. Both were good. My one knock. I ordered a soft drink, it was served in a juice glass.

Thank ChangingPlans
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We went in as a group of 6 and all of us walked out full, satisfied and with money still in our pockets! What more could you ask for?! We sat on their cute little patio out back and our service was great - we had a cute, tall, thin, brunette girl that was busily running around the whole time... More 

Thank KatieSue6886
leawood, kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Very good diner. Very reasonable prices, very nice staff. Patio is popular with diners. Good for lunch also.

Thank colesloough
Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

I enjoy a real Mom and Pop diner. Always delicious, well made and pretty quick also, no matter how busy they are. Mo is a great cook. Staff is always friendly and attentive. My go to Old Town breakfast eatery, and to be honest I have never been there for lunch. I suspect it is classic diner eats also.

Thank Scomule
Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Been too long since we have ventured downtown, but the only reason would be to have fantastic food at Mountain Cafe! Always friendly....they always know your name. Food is consistently excellent. The only place in Fort Collins for comfort food for over 4 Lustrum!

1 Thank wholeelephant
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Mountain Cafe has a Great breakfast. Most affordable one in the downtown area I would bet. Nothing really fancy just basic options but fresh and cooked just right. Kind staff.

Thank Kristal K
Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I love non-chain places like this. The food does take a minute, they are cooking it, not taking it out of the freezer and throwing it in the microwave. Menu is fairly limited, but if you like breakfast you can't go wrong by this place. Bread was delicious, hash browns were cooked just like I like, omelet was folded wonderfully... More 

Thank Jane A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you are really hungry and you spot this place and nearby parking, OK. Based on my experience on a weekday morning you will get good, friendly service. And you'll get food. But I was disappointed with all parts of the meal except the toast. The furniture looks a bit neglected, and the food just didn't do it.

Thank 44Boppa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2711
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: 970-493-9576

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