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The Rainbow Restaurant

212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
+1 970-221-2664
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“latkes” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great [lace to eat. Large patio and a cutw window paned interior. Busy on the weekends. Try a weekday if you dont want to wait. A really nice local place with a friendly staff and frsh home made good food.

Thank traveling10_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time here, went over 2 years ago. I will make it a stop anytime in I am in Ft. Collins, great food, very fresh and plenty of breakfast choices.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After three years, I finally tried it. I'd imagine it was great for vegetarians. I'm not, so I was underwhelmed. I've had similar dishes elsewhere in FoCo and it was done better. It was okay. I think the anticipation from the reviews had me expecting...More

Thank Reynoldsclan
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, competitive price. It was a cool fall morning (mid 40’s) and most customers waited for seating indoors. But for the hearty Colorado dinner the patio had no wait. There were plenty of blankets available. I has Salmon Bennett very tasty.

Thank Rusty S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We've gone here about three times now, and we're never disappointed. My daughter who lives in Fort Collins goes here for brunch with friends quite regularly. The staff is friendly and fun. The food is healthy and delicious, and they have gluten-free options. You can...More

Thank mgmom1001
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were driving through and stopped specially for breakfast as we wanted to check out the town, university and this restaurant had good vegan/vegetarian options even though it is not a vegetarian restaurant. Great atmosphere, good location in proximity to the university for students to...More

1  Thank khim911
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Food was reasonable and excellent. Sit outside if you can. Be prepared for a wait, but well worth it!

Thank W3391ERnp
Reviewed 6 September 2017

excellent food and best patio seating in fort collins. Both breakfast and lunch are great. A local favorite for 35 plus years.

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 2 September 2017

If you are looking for a local favorite, try The Rainbow Restaurant across the street from the CSU campus. The menu is expansive with a great selection for breakfast and lunch. You can't go wrong here.

Thank O7512SPdonr
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We have been for both breakfast and lunch. We appreciated to large variety on the menu. Vegan coffee cake was great. Ali Baba with tempeh was fantastic. Breakfast has choices for everyone. Service very friendly.

Thank bill243
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Cargillis
14 November 2017|
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Response from O7512SPdonr | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant seats a good number and the tables can be arranged to seat a party of ten. I'd call ahead to ensure they can do this with the normal customers who frequent this place.
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Kelly B
26 September 2015|
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Yes, They sell gift certificates.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:00
Thursday
06:30 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-221-2664
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Description
Rainbow Restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1976 and is located in the heart of Fort Collins, Colorado. We specialize in breakfast and lunch with our expansive selection of traditional fare, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. For breakfast, we know you'll love our traditional and unique items such as our Eggs Benedict, Pumpkin Bread French Toast, Whole Wheat Pancakes, and Sweet Potato Latkes. Rainbow Restaurant also specializes in providing a cozy and comfortable place for business lunches, birthday celebrations, or large groups of any kind. To satisfy your lunch-time taste buds, try out Ali Baba Lettuce Wraps, the Turkey Cobb Sandwich, a Mandarin Chicken Salad, or our VERY popular Peanut Cashew Veggies with chicken or tofu! We also have extensive experience catering for large-scale events in Northern Colorado. Contact us for details!
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