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Mountain Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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226 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2711
+1 970-493-9576
07:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has been going to the Mountain Café for many years. It is my choice to go there every year for my birthday!. A family run business that makes you feel at home! Most everything is made from scratch including the biscuits and sausage gravy, the salsa (be sure and make this special request instead of the usual bottled... More 

Thank VLB_11_01
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Fort Collins! The food is quick, affordable, and yummy. Great place for a quick breakfast without the long wait at a place like Snooze.

Thank Hillary N
Fort Collins, Colorado
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Linda and I are great fans of The Mountain Cafe and, apart from serving a GREAT breakfast, we've become friends with the most pleasant staff and include the proprietor, Mo, his lovely wife Huria as personal friends - and we've seen Jamal and Michelle grow into fine young adults. The Australian/New Zealand Community make the Mountain Cafe its Anzac Day... More 

Thank The_Aussie_Bob
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The breakfast burritos are bomb! one of the last old diner restruants around.nice little place.good food good people what else could you ask for?

Thank Beth B
Spartanburg, SC
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Good food Good Service Reasonable Prices. We went in mid morning, there was NO CROWD. We had two of the three specials, peach pancakes, and stuffed French toast sandwich. Both were good. My one knock. I ordered a soft drink, it was served in a juice glass.

Thank ChangingPlans
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went in as a group of 6 and all of us walked out full, satisfied and with money still in our pockets! What more could you ask for?! We sat on their cute little patio out back and our service was great - we had a cute, tall, thin, brunette girl that was busily running around the whole time... More 

Thank KatieSue6886
leawood, kansas
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360 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very good diner. Very reasonable prices, very nice staff. Patio is popular with diners. Good for lunch also.

Thank colesloough
Fort Collins, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I enjoy a real Mom and Pop diner. Always delicious, well made and pretty quick also, no matter how busy they are. Mo is a great cook. Staff is always friendly and attentive. My go to Old Town breakfast eatery, and to be honest I have never been there for lunch. I suspect it is classic diner eats also.

Thank Scomule
Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Been too long since we have ventured downtown, but the only reason would be to have fantastic food at Mountain Cafe! Always friendly....they always know your name. Food is consistently excellent. The only place in Fort Collins for comfort food for over 4 Lustrum!

1 Thank wholeelephant
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Mountain Cafe has a Great breakfast. Most affordable one in the downtown area I would bet. Nothing really fancy just basic options but fresh and cooked just right. Kind staff.

Thank Kristal K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 W Mountain Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2711
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-493-9576

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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?