With all of the physical activities to do in Boulder, Colorado and it's surrounding areas, starting your day off right with a delicious and filling breakfast to fuel your body is paramount. Luckily, Boulderites love their breakfast and you'll find plenty of local spots for pancakes, biscuits-and-gravy, eggs any way you want 'em, and much more.
For variety, the Walnut Cafe, which boasts two unique and distinct locations, offers up Huevos Rancheros, Breakfast Burrito, and a Quiche of the Day. If you're in the mood for something quaint, Lucille's is just off the main strip of Pearl Street and serves up a delectable Cajun Breakfast platter.
Snooze offers a beautiful atmosphere to start your morning, warm drinks, and an eclectic mix of breakfast and brunch items, including the Sandwich I Am served on a soft pretzel roll filled with scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese and a sausage patty, with a side of smoked cheddar hollandaise & house hash browns.
For favorite local spots with a diner feel, The Buff and Foolish Craig's top our list with some of the best french toast and eggs Benedict in town.
Each restaurant on our list offers it's own, unique, take on Breakfast and we dare you to do breakfast anywhere else while visiting Boulder.
The Pepper Pod offers rustic, down-home, delights for breakfast and dinner just 40 minutes from Boulder and is a perfect stop when exploring Colorado's plains near Denver International Airport and Brighton. For something hardy and delicious, try the Ham, Egg and Cheese Croissant Sandwich or the Hungry as a Bear, which includes 2 pancakes, 3 eggs, bacon, sausage, ham hash browns and toast! For a lighter option, try the Pepper Pod's fantastic Denver Omelette for the silver-dollar blueberry pancakes. Everything you encounter on the menu is made-fresh-daily and, unlike other restaurants in the Front Range that may add a bit too much flare to their dishes, The Pepper Pod allows the food to speak for itself by keeping things simple and scrumptious.
Providing delicious and unique brunch concoctions for over 34 years, Creole cuisine and old-fashioned Southern breakfasts top the menu at this popular restaurant. Start with a beignet pastry and a steaming cup of coffee. Enjoy eggs Benedict or the vegetarian version, eggs Jennifer. The Cajun Breakfast includes ham, kidney beans and eggs folded in a spicy sauce. Grits, along with biscuits smothered in jam, will satisfy the Southerner in everyone. If you're in the mood for a sugary treat, try Lucile's New Orleans style donuts sprinkled with powered sugar and some fresh squeezed orange juice, both of which will put some pep in your morning step. (303-442-4743)
Create your own omelet or crepe at this popular and intimate cafe. The "Boulder" omelet features broccoli, zucchini, onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, and cheddar cheese and is topped with pesto or salsa. Foolish's huevos are served on a crepe with black beans, house potatoes, veggies and cheese, and then topped with two eggs (any style) and salsa. If you're in the mood for mexican, tacos are served every Tuesday at brunch and lunch for cheap. For something a bit more on the breakfasty side, try one of their delicious benedicts concoctions, including crab cake, nova salmon, and fried chicken. Yep, you heard us-fried chicken eggs benedict. (303-247-9383)
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