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Top cafe recommendations from locals

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“This renovated school offers something for everyone and is a great place to grab a sandwich at the bakery, an espresso or cocktail at The Principal’s Office, or a local beer at Bristol Brewery.”
  • 94 locals recommend
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“Whether you are looking for great coffee or great cocktails, Wild Goose is an excellent choice. They have bands there every weekend, so check their website to see who’s playing.”
  • 53 locals recommend
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“Homey bar/eatery since 1985, with vegan options! Adam’s is within walking distance and is a favorite of ours! This is a great place for breakfast!! For dinner, I love the Senegalese vegetables; My husband is a fan of the lasagna. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
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“Delicious brunch restaurant as well as boutique food market. Make sure to get reservations!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“A local coffee roaster and cafe, Switchback is one of our favs for an excellent pour-over or the best chai latte in town (get it with oat milk!). The cafe is nestled in a neighborhood near downtown and serves up tasty coffee drinks and light fare.”
  • 28 locals recommend
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“GREEEAAAAAT FRENCH ONION SOUP. AWESOME FOR A COLD DAY. NICE FRENCHY STYLE SALADS ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Good place to go for some of the best coffee you'll ever have. A couple of the baristas compete in national coffee competitions. They have light breakfast fare available, too.”
  • 26 locals recommend
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“Outdoor Patio Seating right on the Strip! Breakfast Served until 3:00 p.m.... Best Mimosa's in town!”
  • 21 locals recommend
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“A local place very popular with hipsters and cyclists. Good coffee and food selection, with a full bar in the evening.”
  • 21 locals recommend
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“Who doesn't want to have a drink in a bar that was previously Ivywild Elementary School. Head over to the Principles office :o .... This also houses Axe & Oak Whiskey house, and Bristol Brewing Company which are right downstairs or across the hall.”
  • 15 locals recommend
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“A great local coffee place. I would recommend trying a coffee drink with the white bean espresso. The white bean is a sweet espresso that has a higher caffeine content. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
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“Our local and popular diner - my husband loves this place. It also has great gluten free things.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD COFFEE SHOP OVER IN THE OLD NORTH END-KNOWN FOR ITS GRAND HISTORIC HOMES, FUN PLACE TO KILL AN HOUR ”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“A short walk from the cottage! A relaxed neighborhood cafe that aims to connect the neighborhood to Cheyenne Mountain Canyon. Food, coffee, and spirits are locally sourced, whenever possible. They often have live music on Sundays, so it’s worth stopping by or checking out their website. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“This is the locals favorite coffee shop. It has the best coffee in town and some awesome desserts!”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“Unique eatery that will easily become your favorite stop in Manitou Springs. Be sure to check out the daily muffins, mate drinks (iced or hot), and egg sandwiches. Squeaky clean and charming. ”
  • 18 locals recommend