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Cafe Dawn

203 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2032
+1 719-539-5105
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“quiche” (8 reviews)
“chai” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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203 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2032
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Stopped in after lunch for a nice latte. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and made a wonderful couple of cups for us at a reasonable price.

Thank FourByFour1992
Reviewed 6 July 2017

You have to meet Phillip. He's the owner and the barrista extraordinaire and he will make you a cup of coffee that will have you coming back again and again. On the evening of the 4th of July fireworks, we met Phillip and stayed at...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great place to grab a cuppa and some grub. Relaxing and friendly location, without being a snore-fest. They use bhakti chai from boulder, so it is a nice spicy chai instead of some of the overly-sweet powdered versions that most places use.

Thank Runningonadream
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Jonah made us the best dirty chai we'll had! Spent a pleasant hour chilling here on Father's Day, playing Scrabble, enjoying the music and the art.

Thank LynnS_Boulder
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Comfortable atmosphere for casual and lively conversation over coffee or tea, and tasty Quiches too.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

CASH ONLY!!! Always busy, great coffees, teas, hot chocolate. Also outdoor seating. Limited breakfast menu.

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A local hot spot for custom hot and cold drinks and light snacks and a place to bask in local Salida culture. Hang out in the homey interior or on the outside deck.

Thank Terri888HHH
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The headline pretty much says it all. We went into this place on our last visit but were not able to try it out because this is one of the 17 last places on the planet who DOESN'T ACCEPT CARDS!!!! Seriously?!?!?! 90% of the FOOD...More

Thank VegasAdventurer
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Café Dawn offers great coffee and some of the best breakfast in Salida. Convenient for downtown and close to the small skatepark.

Thank Clive L
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We had coffee and a sandwich. Both were very good. We sat outside, very pleasant. If we lived in Salida we can see this being a favorite of ours.

Thank Rosesonata
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
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06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2032
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-5105
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CAFE DAWN is committed to offering a great cup of coffee and fast, friendly service. We proudly serve Allegro Organic, Fair Trade espresso, coffee and loose tea, along with delicious and locally-made baked goods, frittatas and egg sandwiches. Established in 2008, CAFE DAWN has been voted BEST coffee shop by the community every year.
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