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Golden Diner

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American, Diner
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700 12th St, Golden, CO 80401-1231
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having visited Cafe 13 the morning previous, we sought out breakfast with a little more gut. Golden Diner is definitely that. Just some good ol' fashioned diner food. They sling the mess all day long and it shows. It's greasy (in the spoon sorta way), cheap and you'll find lunch or breakfast all day. Need more proof? They sell their... More 

Thank michael b
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having been on the road for a while without a bite to eat we found this little gem on a side street in Golden. They were filled to capacity the whole time we were there with locals and travelers so we knew we were on to something good. A real US diner with a big enough menu for families to... More 

Thank LDW57
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I would rate this as good .... Not great. Only 1 server on the day we visited... Food was brought out quickly after we ordered. 2nd server showed up after we finished eating.... Overall a good standard breakfast... Plenty of food.. Had the omelette with the avocado.. Different but good! I would come back to this place!

Thank steven2015a
Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not fast food, but good food prepared fast. Nice variety of American foods. Quite popular. Easy walking distance from main shopping area on Washington.

Thank PTBitte
Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another yummy meal! I ate here in September 2015 and again in July 2016. It was yummy food with good portions. Service was so so. I would go again.

Thank Bowker4
Golden, Colorado
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Could be so incredible. It's not. Wish it was farm to table, fresh, less greasy, fresh tasting. It's heavy, greasy, generic. Coffee is gross. Rather overpriced for a greasy diner. A little change would go a long way. It does the job if you want a breakfast. If you want a great breakfast, the other local coffee shops offer tastier... More 

Thank Susanne R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for breakfast after our night in Golden. The serve an excellent breakfast. Very good green chile sauce.

Thank Shelleym18
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate there twice, the first day we were early, the service was strong and the food was hot. The 2nd day when we went back was a little later and whether it was because they were busy I don't know but the service was slow and the food was just average. On the other hand it's just a diner... More 

Thank BluesGuyKS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Great breakfast - fast service and food was hot and delicious. Many options to choose from and both breakfast and lunch are available all day.

Thank MelissaP_11
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Service was decent but, what they call biscuits and gravy is not biscuits and gravy. The gravy was thick, coagulated, and tasted of just flour and pepper, no sausage to be found. Sausage gravy is easy and basic and they got it wrong all the way through.

Thank Troy K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 12th St, Golden, CO 80401-1231
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: 3032795959
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?