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Cafe 13

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1301 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1830
+1 303-278-2225
06:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to have lunch there while on a overnight getaway to Golden. Off the main street. Service was friendly and helpful. The sticky buns are delicious and enough to share. The fresh brewed ice tea was good. Had a mixed green salad with cranberries/pecans/sun dried tomatoes that was huge. The honey - lime dressing sooo tasty. Absolutely would go back.

Thank 9fox_says
Richland, Washington
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for brunch in the late morning. The food was very good. The coffee was surprisingly inexpensive and very tasty (we had the Congolese Café Au Lait). There is 2 hours of Wifi available with purchase and the café is spread out over multiple small rooms in this building. In some people were chatting, others were more like... More 

Thank 653Gretchen_S
Parker, Colorado
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207 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast. Quaint, comfy atmosphere. The main cafe has a few tables but there are other rooms in the building with additional tables. Well laid out. Service was very welcoming and friendly. Plenty of coffee options. On offer were pastries, other baked goods and a small but varied menu with breakfast items, sandwiches and wraps. Had the Classic... More 

Thank Jay R
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267 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in for breakfast when they opened at 6:30. Lots of locals stopped by for coffee and baked goods while I was there. My breakfast sandwich order came in less than 10 minutes. It was fresh and nicely filled. I'll be back the next time I'm in town.

Thank travelguyPa
Crested Butte, Colorado
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195 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I ordered a frittata for breakfast yesterday. It was full of veggies and to my surprise, it came with mixed greens. Very tasty.

Thank Andrew B
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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210 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This tiny breakfast and lunch place has all the features of a personal-touch neighborhood café in a world-class college and frontier town. We ordered one salmon ("We Found Nemo") bagel... $9.49; multiple ingredients - real smoked deli salmon, cream cheese, capers, tomato, onion ready to assemble. The "Greek Scramble" $9, was fresh, plentiful and nutritious. Coffee $2.59 and up, was... More 

Thank Arcee_CO
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Really interesting place. Good prices good service and quality food. Went several times during my stay in Golden. The building itself is a gem.

Thank nottru
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Yes, it was early but a perfect place to meet in Golden . I found the decor delightful and intriguing. But enjoyed an early hearty breakfast, prepared promptly and with a smile. The regular customers were greeted with their usual menu. I wanted to stay longer because the food was good and the atmosphere so relaxing.

Thank LorryWy
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Outdoor seating is great weather permitted. We've had breakfast and lunch there and food is great. Very convenient when visit Colorado School of Mines or staying at Table Mountain Inn

Thank Kerry J
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Breakfast was great and we could sit outside and look at the mountians! We all enjoyed what we ordered!

Thank Gardener57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 9
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?