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The Backporch Cafe

1101 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2522
+1 970-224-2338
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hamburger” (2 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1101 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2522
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Their burritos are phenomenal! Great brunch spot. Their bloody marys are great as are their mimosas (they have about 4 different mimosas). Be sure to ask for no straws ahead of time if you're waste conscious like I am!

Thank Marley W
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent especially the fries. I had the BPC burger and my wife had the pulled pork. The burger was excellent on their homemade bun and my wife said her pulled pork was perfect. The service was slow because it was lunch but...More

Thank A Terry S
Reviewed February 12, 2018

This little place was recommended by friends for breakfast. The place is a converted older home on the north side of Fort Collins. I ordered the sausage and eggs breakfast. The first thine I noticed was that nothing of the plate was out or a...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We stopped at The Backporch Cafe for the first time. My mother frequently visits as it is attached to the yarn shop. Wondered why we have stopped in before. Delicious breakfast with friendly staff. Tons of outdoor seating. Moderately priced we will definitely be back!

Thank Princeton1212
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

If you are a breakfast person (they serve lunch too) and you are in the Ft Colins area THIS IS THE PLACE! First rate food including their own bake goods!! Professional severs and wonder local action with a number of outside tables. We'll be back!!

Thank Grant H
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Meet friends here for a nice leisurely breakfast, there were 9 of us total, everyone enjoyed their meals. We were not rushed or hurried, we were able to have a nice visit together.

Thank AandGL
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Ordered the bbq chicken sandwich with bacon and chips, egg salad sandwich and slice or cherry and pecan pie and ice tea. Total price $33. Beautiful day to sit outside. First time visiting. Simple, comfort food. Will return.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We decided to go out for breakfast for a change of pace. We got there mid week about 9:30. We both had egg dishes. They were very good. The service was very good and the environment was very pleasant. We will go back.

Thank CharlieTHS
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been here a few times in the past and had generally good experiences. Today was a large disappointment, particularly around the service. Our server took a long to take our order, didn't bring our coffees until after we got our...More

1  Thank COBeerTraveler
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We always go here on weekends,but this time went on a Friday morning. A lot less busy but the service was awful. First 3 different hostesses tried to seat us and they got all screwed up and we ended up waiting a bit, no biggie...More

1  Thank suzieFortCollins
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2522
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-224-2338
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The Backporch Café, established in 1997 by Mike Cooper, was originally a small pie and coffee shop called "Sweetie Pie." After purchasing "Sweetie Pie," Mike reached out to his regulars for suggestions. The name Backporch Café was the one that stuck out. At the time, the area everyone knows as our main dining room was actually a deck that provided outdoor seating. Our indoor seating was available at our bar top or in the back room by our neighboring shop "Lamb Spun." So the name "Backporch Café" seemed a suitable name. At the Backporch Café, we take pride in delivering to our guests our own homemade bread, cinnamon rolls, muffins, biscuits, pies, hamburger buns, dinner rolls, and quiches from our bakery. Where still to this day, owner Mike Cooper bakes from scratch all of these favorites. We even work tirelessly on feeding and keeping our own starter alive. Aside from bringing you fresh baked goods, we smoke all our own meats from pulled pork, pork chops, and pork ribs to chicken and sometimes salmon. We also make our own breakfast sausage and chorizo sausage. It can be a daily chore, but we find it to be well worth it. Even the green chili everyone loves to smother their favorite breakfast items in is made in house daily. We take pride in what we do and want our guests to have the best we can provide, not only in food, but in service as well. Thank you for dining with us. We hope you enjoy!
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