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Cafe 13

1301 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1830
+1 303-278-2225
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1301 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1830
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been here 4 times now. Last time I had my parents, 2 brothers and a sis in law with. We all liked our food. Small place with somewhat limited seating. Overall worth a visit.

Thank dbackmr
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cool place! Great food, great service, wonderful coffee and espresso. Seeing all the regulars come in and out while visiting let us know that we had found the spot for a great Golden meal. You have to stop by and see for yourself....More

Thank theiting
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this cute little spot by accident, just because the building was so unique! We had a delightful lunch outside and delicious coffee and tea. What a treat.

Thank kkellylady22
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great baked goods and sandwiches. Seating is in small comfortable library-like rooms or in the sales area. In downtown Golden.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This little breakfast and lunch spot in Golden, CO, is a hidden gem. This is a great casual place the food is great and service is fast and friendly.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

On the positive side: Easy to walk to when you are in downtown Golden lodging; interesting atmosphere with fascinating building history; fun seating options; excellent-tasting coffee (some of the best we have ever had!) and coffee drinks; a good variety of menu options that tasted...More

Thank Greenspringer
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We came here early in the morning for breakfast. The food was lovely. The menu had a great selection of healthy choices, and the coffee options plentiful. There was a choice of three different cozy rooms to dine in as well as outdoor seating areas...More

Thank Mazen K
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We visited for Sunday brunch/breakfast and enjoyed the atmosphere (outside seating). I had a so-so breakfast burrito. It was well filled and quite large but the green chile on top had a strange sweetness that was a bit off putting. My husband had the two...More

Thank Rubysoho111
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Foothills Running Club eats breakfast here after our Saturday morning run every day of the year. It is less crowded after 10:00 on Saturdays.

Thank maysi02
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Solid food in a non traditional setting.Coffee is great and the staff is helpful and fast with great attitudes. Outside dining when weather permits is great and sometimes they have live music. I live in Lakewood and have tried several other places, but this is...More

Thank Ronald H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1830
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 303-278-2225
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Cafe 13 is considered by many locals as being Golden's Living Room. We believe in the idea of the cafe as a social institution, a positive landmark in the community where work gets done, people connect, and ideas are shared. Our open, welcoming space is the ideal backdrop to any part of your day and we hope you feel the same. Finally but not least, we are proud to offer thoughtful, healthy breakfast and lunch items from our kitchen. Whether you are looking for a delicious sandwich, fresh salad, or just something sweet to nibble on, we've got you covered.
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