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Buff Restaurant

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2600 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302-6706
+1 303-442-9150
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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411 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came in on President's Day for breakfast; the place was pretty busy but we were able to get a table for 3 right away. My omelet was the perfect size; I subbed out bacon for the potatoes and they actually made it extra crispy like I asked--that almost never happens. Did have to send back the burnt toast but the... More 

Thank Coby S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Every visit I have is always a good experience. This visit was with a large group in which every effort was made to seat is close together. Service was prompt and friendly. Food has never disappointed me. My visit was on a Saturday morning. This place is very popular, get there early.

Thank BSC12
Scarsdale, New York
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115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken French toast and other signature dishes make this a must stop place of course gluten free options abound. Ryan my server was friendly and helpful.

Thank mof1
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Buff is a Boulder institution. Great food in a cool venue that is all about the CU Buffaloes. Service is friendly and the place is locally-owned by a terrific Boulder couple. President Obama chose The Buff for a stop on his visit to Boulder and fun photos of that visit adorn the walls. A versatile venue -- great place... More 

Thank Jim H
Cedar City, Utah
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food and service. This place is a cut above your local dinner with better than average food.

Thank ifishnxs
Washington, DC
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I really enjoyed our meal after a nice hike. The server was friendly and we felt like we wouldn't be able to make the same dish at home. Will go back to have more next time I'm in the area!

Thank dei0
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a 45 minute wait to get in for brunch on a Sunday morning, but the had cheap bloody mary's and mimosas and the food was awesome. I had the Chimi Pollo and would recommend it.

Thank jamwo212
Missouri City, Texas
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131 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here every time I am in Boulder! They have the best breakfast around and the vibe is really comfortable. I would eat here every day if I could...

Thank EGRap
Boulder, Colorado
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to like this Boulder institution. You can't beat the 99 cent Bloody Mary! But the food is not so great. The biscuits & gravy were boring & like glue. The chili was lukewarm. The atmosphere is nice & comfortable. The staff is friendly.

Thank BeebzAbroad
Minden, Nevada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast here. Good juice. Good biscuits and gravy. Prices are OK. Great service and staff. Based on the massive lines I always see here my expectations were super high. The food was great, but I would not wait 45 minutes. I got here right when they opened and was immediately seated, had order taken, and done eating within 40... More 

Thank Will N

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302-6706
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-442-9150

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?