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Dot's Diner

American, Cafe, Diner
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2716 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301-1222
+1 303-449-1323
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san luis obispo, ca
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172 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is one of two Dot's diners. This is the only one that serves Nepalese lunch items, which I have not tried. The breakfast items are very solid and well priced. Their biscuits are some of the best outside of the South. Great service.

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Thank slocal
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Some folks really like Dot's and I like the friendly service an homey diner atmosphere. But it's really pretty much a hole in the wall and the kitchen offerings are pretty basic. There are plenty of other good choices for breakfast in Boulder. Have never tried Dot's for lunch.

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Thank Jim H
Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had brunch here twice - different staff each time, both of who were friendly, with the food arriving quickly. The daily specials were great - would recommend.

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Thank Alan W
San Diego, California
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I had the small breakfast burrito, which really looked like a large, was super tasty! The black beans were perfectly paired with the rest of the ingredients!

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Thank eamai71
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2016

fun place to go for breakfast - - a throw back to the past. friendly staff and reasonable prices. Try the corn beef hash on Sunday. I typically have the large house breakfast while my wife has that or the breakfast burrito with green chili.

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Thank glenn s
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Diner mug, omelets, chocolate chip pancakes - hash browns - yummy! Belly filled as we head to Rocky Mountain Park! Great place for kids and friends. Low key friendly diner. Loved it!

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Thank Ellwod
Longmont, Colorado
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87 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This little restaurant seems a little cramped, but what they lack in space they make up for in food. I loved the fact that they make anything on the menu Gluten free at no additional costs. It was nice to be able to order pancakes at a restaurant again.

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Thank Sandra F
Illinois US
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191 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Dot's appeared to check most of the boxes- diner, hometown feel, locals, cheap, open early. I really hate to rate a local diner poorly- except they could have been so much better with some attention to service and freshness. What we got was a rather disorganized mess. The one server was run ragged and didn't look your way by chance... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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140 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Dot's has pretty average breakfast food, good biscuits, but slow and borderline rude help. With lots of great breakfast places like The Village Coffee shop in Boulder, Dot's would not be my first choice.

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Thank 777SteveB
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

This is a great place to get a diner style home cooked breakfast. The latte is a good way to start the day and food was excellent!

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Thank RYAN P

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2716 28th St, Boulder, CO 80301-1222
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-449-1323

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?