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Adam's Mountain Cafe

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26 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2425
+1 719-685-1430
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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26 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2425
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Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by on a road trip for breakfast. The cappuccino was delicious and the breakfast was on point. All the food was fresh. Staff was super friendly and the restaurant is environmentally friendly. They are focused on reducing their carbon footprint through sustainable practices.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed June 19, 2015

They have a surprising menu with many unusual dishes and all are very tasty and well prepared. It is located in a great people watching area and since Manitou is a summer tourist town, you won't be disappointed. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Hancho
Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you appreciate a restaurant that serves local food with organic ingredients then this is a don't miss opportunity! The Cafe closes at 3pm on Sundays and Mondays so plan ahead if you want to have dinner on either of those nights. We opted for...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed June 10, 2015

A large group of us went to this restaurant as we were staying nearby. Wow! Wow! The menu makes your mouth water. The descriptions match what actually comes. It is truly difficult to chose between breakfast and lunch. Some of my friends had breakfast and...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed June 9, 2015

We went to the Cafe for breakfast before a meeting. I had the best polenta with veggie green chile that I think I have ever had. My colleague had a wonderful salmon omelette. Nothing fancy and service is adequate but not stellar. Its a mountain...More

Thank Barb C
Reviewed June 3, 2015

My family liked the menu and fresh food choices so we decided to try this cafe for Brunch (they were serving both at the time we were there). They were moderately busy but we were seated quickly and the service was good. Nice atmosphere. The...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed June 3, 2015

We seldom are in the area, and I had raved to my relatively new husband about how good Adam's is. We almost left because there was a 15 minute wait, and then again when my husband didn't see bacon on the menu. Leaving would have...More

Thank Rosesonata
Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

My first experience here was with my husband over Christmas vacation while traveling from Honolulu Hawaii. We were recommended coming here by friends that live in the area, and we were not disappointed! I am a vegetarian, enjoy "slow food" and also enjoy eating locally...More

Thank ZeeGee808
Reviewed May 29, 2015

Adams has always been one of our favorites. Love the food. Ever since they moved to the new place (which we like), the service has been awful This past Thursday was the final straw. We sat for 10 minutes (breakfast time) and no one even...More

Thank Kendra H
Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

We went here for breakfast with family. Family members knew it was always busy and wanted to check it out, assuming it must be great. Had we read their good reviews ahead of time, we probably wouldn't have gone. Didn't realize it was a restaurant...More

Thank PasssionateTraveler
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Stephanie S
Hi Wondered if you have a gluten free menu or designated offerings?
September 22, 2015|
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Response from Rosesonata | Reviewed this property |
Yes they offer gluten free items and they will convert other items to gluten free on request.
Can my well-behaved, friendly, black, labish, dog sit on the patio with me?
August 20, 2015|
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Response from drumgirl50 | Reviewed this property |
No outdoor seating.
Can my very well behaved, friendly, black labish dog sit on the patio with me?
August 20, 2015|
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Response from mom2teens6 | Reviewed this property |
It's frequently full, and indoors only. Get take out, go on a hike, and have a delicious lunch atop a mountain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2425
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-1430
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