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The Rainbow Restaurant

212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
+1 970-221-2664
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“latkes” (6 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Rainbow has been a locals favorite for many years. The venue is spotless and the service excellent. The menu has some very unique options. Many low cal and vegetarian options. I had the pesto benedict. Exceptional. Their “hollandaise “ is actually a light cheddar...More

Thank nd2trvmore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely LOVE this place! The inside is super homey and cute, the menu has tons of options for vegans and non-vegans, price is affordable and the food tasted amazing! Not to mention the hazelnut coffee! 👌🏼 the waiters and waitresses were attentive and worked...More

Thank clreichert24
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

house made bread and strawberry jam is addictive. The omletts are amazing. My go to for a relaxing yummy breakfast.

Thank donna w
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Dined here with my vegan friends. Plenty of things for all dietary restrictions. I had a scramble that was tasty. The jam that accompanied the toast was delish.

Thank travelingtoday
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A great [lace to eat. Large patio and a cutw window paned interior. Busy on the weekends. Try a weekday if you dont want to wait. A really nice local place with a friendly staff and frsh home made good food.

Thank traveling10_13
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Second time here, went over 2 years ago. I will make it a stop anytime in I am in Ft. Collins, great food, very fresh and plenty of breakfast choices.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 27 October 2017

After three years, I finally tried it. I'd imagine it was great for vegetarians. I'm not, so I was underwhelmed. I've had similar dishes elsewhere in FoCo and it was done better. It was okay. I think the anticipation from the reviews had me expecting...More

Thank Reynoldsclan
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, competitive price. It was a cool fall morning (mid 40’s) and most customers waited for seating indoors. But for the hearty Colorado dinner the patio had no wait. There were plenty of blankets available. I has Salmon Bennett very tasty.

Thank Rusty S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We've gone here about three times now, and we're never disappointed. My daughter who lives in Fort Collins goes here for brunch with friends quite regularly. The staff is friendly and fun. The food is healthy and delicious, and they have gluten-free options. You can...More

Thank mgmom1001
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were driving through and stopped specially for breakfast as we wanted to check out the town, university and this restaurant had good vegan/vegetarian options even though it is not a vegetarian restaurant. Great atmosphere, good location in proximity to the university for students to...More

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15 November 2017|
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Response from O7512SPdonr | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant seats a good number and the tables can be arranged to seat a party of ten. I'd call ahead to ensure they can do this with the normal customers who frequent this place.
Kelly B
27 September 2015|
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Response from SEAWORLD2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, They sell gift certificates.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-221-2664
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Rainbow Restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1976 and is located in the heart of Fort Collins, Colorado. We specialize in breakfast and lunch with our expansive selection of traditional fare, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. For breakfast, we know you'll love our traditional and unique items such as our Eggs Benedict, Pumpkin Bread French Toast, Whole Wheat Pancakes, and Sweet Potato Latkes. Rainbow Restaurant also specializes in providing a cozy and comfortable place for business lunches, birthday celebrations, or large groups of any kind. To satisfy your lunch-time taste buds, try out Ali Baba Lettuce Wraps, the Turkey Cobb Sandwich, a Mandarin Chicken Salad, or our VERY popular Peanut Cashew Veggies with chicken or tofu! We also have extensive experience catering for large-scale events in Northern Colorado. Contact us for details!
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