The Fort Collins Brunch Guide

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What do we love more than brunch? Well, not much. So we’ve rounded up a listing of the best brunch in Fort Collins. Because you should never have to travel too far for a mimosa or eggs Benny.

Please note: We recommend calling each establishment to confirm hours and offers as they may change.


Doug’s Diner (2842 Council Tree Avenue, #143) 970.377.2660. Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Doug’s Day Diner in Fort Collins, Colorado, is a beloved local eatery known for its hearty, home-style breakfast and lunch offerings. The diner has a welcoming and casual atmosphere, making it a perfect spot for families, friends, and solo diners alike. Doug’s Day Diner is famous for its generous portions, delicious comfort food, and friendly service. Popular menu items include their signature breakfast burritos, fluffy pancakes, and savory biscuits and gravy. With its commitment to quality ingredients and a cozy, community-oriented vibe, Doug’s Day Diner is a must-visit for anyone looking to enjoy a satisfying and flavorful meal in Fort Collins.

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The Cafe, Ginger and Baker (359 Linden Street) 970.223.7437. Tuesday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Closed Mondays.

Ginger and Baker’s Café in Fort Collins, Colorado, is a charming and cozy eatery located within a beautifully restored historic mill. The Café offers a delightful menu featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients with a focus on classic comfort foods and seasonal specialties. Breakfast highlights include their famous chicken pot pie, freshly baked pastries, and hearty breakfast burritos. The warm and inviting atmosphere, combined with rustic decor and friendly service, makes it an ideal spot for a leisurely morning meal or a relaxing coffee break. Whether you’re enjoying the sunny outdoor patio or the comfortable indoor seating, Ginger and Baker’s Café provides a memorable dining experience that captures the essence of Fort Collins.

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La Creperie & French Bakery (2722 S College) 970.224.2640. Restaurant: Tuesday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Friday – Sunday, 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bakery: Tuesday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Friday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Closed Mondays.

La Creperie & French Bakery in Fort Collins, Colorado, is a delightful destination for those craving authentic French cuisine and pastries. Located in the heart of the city, this charming café offers a cozy, Parisian-inspired atmosphere. The menu features a delectable array of sweet and savory crepes, freshly baked baguettes, croissants, and other classic French pastries. Whether you’re stopping by for a leisurely breakfast, a light lunch, or a decadent dessert, La Creperie & French Bakery provides a warm and inviting setting, perfect for savoring the flavors of France in Fort Collins.

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Luciles Creole Cafe (400 S Meldrum Street) 970.224.5464. Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Lucile’s Creole Cafe in Fort Collins, Colorado, is a beloved eatery renowned for its authentic Creole and Cajun cuisine. Housed in a charming, vibrant building, the cafe exudes a cozy, Southern ambiance. The menu features classic dishes like shrimp and grits, beignets, gumbo, and their famous eggs New Orleans, all prepared with fresh, high-quality ingredients. Known for its hearty portions and friendly, welcoming atmosphere, Lucile’s offers a taste of Louisiana right in the heart of Fort Collins, making it a favorite spot for breakfast and brunch among locals and visitors alike.

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Silver Grill Cafe (218 Walnut Street) 970.484.4656. Daily, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Silver Grill Cafe in Fort Collins, Colorado, is a historic diner renowned for its hearty breakfast and brunch offerings. Established in 1933, it holds the title of the oldest restaurant in Fort Collins, and its charming, vintage decor reflects its rich history. The cafe is particularly famous for its giant cinnamon rolls, homemade from scratch daily. The menu also features a variety of classic American breakfast dishes, including fluffy pancakes, omelets, and biscuits and gravy. With its friendly service, cozy atmosphere, and delicious, comfort-food staples, Silver Grill Cafe is a must-visit destination for a satisfying meal in Fort Collins.

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Urban Egg (230 S College Avenue, Unit B) 970.999.5964. Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Urban Egg in Fort Collins, Colorado, is a contemporary breakfast and brunch spot known for its innovative and delicious menu. Located in a vibrant area of the city, Urban Egg offers a modern and inviting atmosphere with stylish decor and a warm ambiance. The menu features a variety of creative dishes, from gourmet pancakes and omelets to avocado toast and breakfast burritos, all made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Urban Egg also offers a selection of craft cocktails, fresh juices, and specialty coffee drinks, making it a perfect place for a leisurely brunch or a morning catch-up with friends. With its commitment to quality and flavor, Urban Egg has quickly become a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

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