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Cafe Dawn

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203 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2032
+1 719-539-5105
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06:00 - 18:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

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

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Thank Judy S
Fort Worth, Texas
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

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Thank Emily M
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Terri888HHH
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 TRUCKS you go to accept cards! But not an established brick-and-mortar?!?! This is absolutely mind-boggling... More 

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Thank VegasAdventurer
Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Clive L
Loveland, Colorado
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Rosesonata
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285 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite coffee place in salida. They also make homemade bagels which are excellent. There is plenty of seating and it's a great place to work or read too.

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Thank Polly T
Salida, Colorado
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This place is a must stop if you visit Salida, great location, great atmosphere and the best cup of coffee in town. Sit outside and get the trail beta from friendly locals.

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Thank Joel M
Boulder, Colorado
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Not sure why this cafe doesn't rank higher. I was in Salida for a week and was staying just around the corner from Cafe Dawn. The owner/barista was very, very friendly and the coffee and lattes were delicious. Moreover, it had great local flavor. It was clearly the place where everyone who lives in Salida comes to catch up in... More 

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Thank morningsglory
Aspen, Colorado
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16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We have eaten breakfast here a number of times. They have a limited breakfast menu, but the coffee is delicious!

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Thank Landondeane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 18:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?