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Nick's Cafe

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777 1/2 Simms St, Golden, CO 80401-4772
+1 303-238-9670
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Lakewood, Colorado
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a native in the area, and it shocks me that I never knew that this was there. His food quality is top-notch, and the service is great. If you are looking for a "fancy" restaurant, this isn't it. If you are looking for a place with great food and and entertaining atmosphere, Nick's is it!

Thank Denise T
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was our second time to eat breakfast at Nick's and it didn't disappoint. Our son and daughter-in-law were with us this time (we're all from Texas) and we had so much fun here! Never mind the food, which is fresh, delicious and affordable - prepared by Nick in this small neighborhood diner. It's the total experience you won't forget.... More 

Thank TravelJunkieAustin
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Had the chicken supreme gyro, with a side salad. Good service, friendly. Only open until 2 pm. Open for breakfast and lunch.

Thank Basledder
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This was a great hole in the wall place for breakfast. Went on Father's day and was able to sit right away. Its small and cozy but the elvis decor is so cool. Just remember that they only take cash but the prices are real decent. I would definitely go back!

Thank Gwendolyn P
frenchtown nj
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

If you don't include the food(which was very good) and exclude the service(also very good) and ignore the price(which was very affordable) Nick's Café is still the place to visit while in Lakewood, Colorado. Sometimes people travel all the way from Memphis for one of his offerings. It is a small establishment with enormous history...and you can't ignore the history... More 

Thank david d
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Nick has the best breakfast around. Little slice of Americana. Nick was good for Elvis and is still cooking for the best. Multiple regulars and Nick will remember your name. His food is great

Thank David K
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Nicks Cafe is unique. He has been in business 29 years. Serves good food at very fair prices. Lots of Elvis memorabilia cover walls. For anyone heading out of Denver to the mountains on Hiway 6, this is the place to stop.

Thank Daniel T
Lakewood, Colorado
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I read about this hole-in-the-wall restaurant in the Wall Street Journal early this year, but failed to realize Nick and company are minutes from our house. Get ready! This place had about 10 tables (plus 3 or 4 outside on a little patio), amazing prices, and a staff which is just "nice as pie". It is CASH ONLY, serves on... More 

Thank chinaclipper1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

Ok my first trip to Denver and the hotel said it was a must try. They only take cash. It's a very small place with a lot of character. With 9 tables I came in at lunch and all but one was taken. I had the special gyro American burgers with fries it was great. A must eat. Bring your... More 

Thank William C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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271 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Nick's offers homemade food at very reasonable prices. It is a cash-only restaurant so be prepared. You're surrounded by Elvis memorabilia as you eat; apparently Nick was a cook for Elvis. There is nothing fancy here... the coffee cups are paper, the water glasses are plastic. The food is good but not as special as we expected when Nick's was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Greek, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 1/2 Simms St, Golden, CO 80401-4772
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 303-238-9670

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