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Cafe 13

1301 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1830
+1 303-278-2225
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1301 Arapahoe St, Golden, CO 80401-1830
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Foothills Running Club eats breakfast here after our Saturday morning run every day of the year. It is less crowded after 10:00 on Saturdays.

Thank maysi02
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Solid food in a non traditional setting.Coffee is great and the staff is helpful and fast with great attitudes. Outside dining when weather permits is great and sometimes they have live music. I live in Lakewood and have tried several other places, but this is...More

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

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...More

Thank 9fox_says
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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...More

Thank 653Gretchen_S
Reviewed 1 April 2017 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...More

Thank Jay R
Reviewed 24 March 2017

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...More

Thank travelguyPa
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
Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank Arcee_CO
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
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...More

Thank LorryWy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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.