Every Morning in Boulder Is a Good Morning at These Breakfast Joints

With all of the physical activities to do in Boulder, Colorado and it's surrounding areas, starting your day off right with a delicious and filling breakfast to fuel your body is paramount. Luckily, Boulderites love their breakfast and you'll find plenty of local spots for pancakes, biscuits-and-gravy, eggs any way you want 'em, and much more.

For variety, the Walnut Cafe, which boasts two unique and distinct locations, offers up Huevos Rancheros, Breakfast Burrito, and a Quiche of the Day. If you're in the mood for something quaint, Lucille's is just off the main strip of Pearl Street and serves up a delectable Cajun Breakfast platter.

Snooze offers a beautiful atmosphere to start your morning, warm drinks, and an eclectic mix of breakfast and brunch items, including the Sandwich I Am served on a soft pretzel roll filled with scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese and a sausage patty, with a side of smoked cheddar hollandaise & house hash browns.

For favorite local spots with a diner feel, The Buff and Foolish Craig's top our list with some of the best french toast and eggs Benedict in town.

Each restaurant on our list offers it's own, unique, take on Breakfast and we dare you to do breakfast anywhere else while visiting Boulder.



This popular restaurant offers some of the best breakfast fare in Boulder. The menu features traditional options such as egg and omelet combos, including The Swiss, pancakes, and waffles, along with a specialty breakfast chimichanga. The...  Read More



This lovely restaurant was a gift from Boulder's sister city, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, which donated the building to the city in the late 1980's. The ornately decorated structure was imported and then rebuilt by workers from Tajikistan. Offering a...  Read More



Providing delicious and unique brunch concoctions for over 34 years, Creole cuisine and old-fashioned Southern breakfasts top the menu at this popular restaurant. Start with a beignet pastry and a steaming cup of coffee. Enjoy eggs Benedict or...  Read More



Create your own omelet or crepe at this popular and intimate cafe. The "Boulder" omelet features broccoli, zucchini, onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, and cheddar cheese and is topped with pesto or salsa. Foolish's huevos are served on a crepe with...  Read More



Set at the foothills of the beautiful Flatirons, this century-old landmark features exquisite indoor and outdoor dining (on the historic property's wraparound porch). Starters include house-smoked salmon, gazpacho, organic beet salad, and...  Read More



The Early Bird Restaurant, located just 25 minutes from Boulder in lovely Broomfield, Co., offers delicious, local, and organic produce and some of the most decadent combinations around. A family operation, the name "Early Bird" was inspired by...  Read More



Made from scratch recipes reinvent the way you eat breakfast and brunch. Featuring organic coffees, fresh produce, as well as all-natural and farm raised meats and eggs. To add to the fun, meals are customizable upon guest request. So you can...  Read More

Moe's Broadway Bagel


Celebrating 20 years of serving the Boulder community hot and scrumptious brunch, this bagel and gourmet shop is a longtime local favorite for its delicious food and its casual, up-beat atmosphere. Bagels include a range of flavors such as...  Read More



Located just outside Boulder in quaint Louisville, Colorado The Huckleberry is known for its fresh, delicious, and all-American food. The Border Burger is not to be missed and can be ordered with humanely raised, grass fed beef. A variety of...  Read More

Walnut Cafe


Touted as Boulder's favorite breakfast and lunch joint for 25 years, the Walnut Cafe offers delicious favorites such as the Huevos Rancheros, Breakfast Burrito, and a Quiche of the Day. Specialty Sandwiches such as the Boulder Melt and Hot...  Read More


Meet Hope Gately

Hope Gately should have a bumper sticker proclaiming "Not a Native...But I Got Here as Fast as I Could!" A transplant from the Midwest, Hope has fallen in love with Colorado's mountains playing...  More About Hope