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A guide to the best breakfast spots in Boulder, Colorado

Start your day right with a hearty breakfast, as only Boulder, Colorado’s best restaurants can serve it! These breakfast spots truly know what you need to keep you running at optimum levels throughout the day.

Here are just some of these wonderful Boulder, CO spots for early birds:

The Walnut Café

3073 Walnut Street and 673 S Broadway, Boulder

This has been the favorite breakfast spot for many people for the last 25 years. It has branches in Boulder, South Boulder, and Lafayette. With some of the best special breakfasts ranging from their Breakfast Burrito to the Quiche of the Day, this café will have something new for you to enjoy every time you visit. Order the Sunrise Sandwich with a cup of chai tea and you will be set for the day.

The Huckleberry

700 Main Street, Louisville

Located in nearby Louisville, The Huckleberry is known for its delicious and fresh all-American food. It is home to the Border Burger which features beef patties made from grass-fed cows. You will be spoiled for choice with the selection of biscuits and gravy, Eggs Benedict, homemade pies, and milkshakes on their menu. Fresh salads are a-plenty, including the renowned Greek Salad that comes complete with creamy feta and hummus. Vegan-friendly meals can also be enjoyed with the house chai here.

Moe’s Broadway Bagel

7 Colorado locations

This gourmet and bagel shop with four locations in Boulder recently celebrated 20 years of serving the resident’s scrumptious all-day breakfast. This local favorite has a casual, upbeat atmosphere that’s perfect for prepping one’s appetite. The stars of the show here are its delicious bagels that come in a range of flavors, including poppy, cranberry, blueberry, orange, and honey walnut. Apart from their bagels, they also serve burritos and sandwiches that can be paired off with their Moe Joes – their version of caffeine fixes.

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery

1617 Pearl Street, Boulder

Snooze reinvents breakfast through wonderful dishes made from scratch using fresh produce, as well as farm-raised and natural eggs and meat. The vibe here is energetic with its staff of Snoozers pepping up the mood for a good day. Custom meals can be made upon request based on the wide selection of enticing food offerings on their menu. Take on the Snooze Classic – the typical breakfast combo of eggs, meat, hash browns, and toast – or surprise yourself with the Pancake of the Day. Either way, you can’t go wrong at Snooze.

Early Bird Restaurant

11940 Bradburn Boulevard, Westminster

Located only 25 miles from Boulder, this restaurant prepares you for the day with healthy and filling food options. The idea for the name came from the chef-owners’ daughter who was born prematurely. She became the inspiration behind the restaurant’s goals for serving nothing but breakfast and brunch offerings of the finest quality. Their menu is filled with delectable morning favorites but not to be missed are their egg dishes that are cooked to perfection.

Chautauqua Dining Hall

900 Baseline Road, Boulder

This restaurant, located at the foothill of the Flatirons, features some of the most magnificent views from their porch as you dine and savor great food. It has been in the business since 1898 and has become known all over Boulder as the go-to place for bistro cuisine. It has breakfast plates like crispy Brussel sprouts, elk chorizo ragu casserole, and their house-made granola with yogurt and fruit. There are also special kiddie-sized meals like the Mickey Mouse flapjack and the interesting Hole in the Head which consists of grilled toast and egg, potatoes, and fruit.

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