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1442 Nelson Rd, 1442 Nelson Rd, Longmont, Colorado, Longmont, CO 80501-6352
+1 720-204-6634
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Tue 07:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Denver, Colorado
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A mother and daughter owned business that is sure to please! From jams, sauces, breads, main courses and side dishes, everything is homemade and delicious. I have visited 7 times now and everything has been beyond my expectations. The Eggs Benedict for breakfast and meatloaf for lunch are my favorites.

Thank PassingThru66
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We saw this place one day and thought we'd give it a chance. What a great find for us all our family in Longmont had never eaten there before. We had a great breakfast with great choices, generous portions. All were in agreement that it was delicious. It looks as if the place is well established with the locals, at... More 

Thank smokymtnmiles
Whitefish, Montana
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204 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This place does nt take credit cards, but has an ATM on site (with a fee). Food was excellent and often homemade. Corned beef hash is served Saturday until they run out, so we did not get any. The breakfast chili rellano was very good, as were the sausage patties.

Thank soloman9993
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This place is not fancy, but the food speaks for itself. The spicy corn chowder was just right, and the grandpa campfire special was very good. The desserts were so good I wished we had ordered more. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank porscheturbo
Longmont, Colorado
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140 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This place becomes more popular by the day. Where older locals and families go, which is always a sign of good food and good value. My husband and I couldn't have been happier with our service this morning - good coffee, the water kept coming (it's HOT outside!). I don't know what my husband ordered because I was too busy... More 

Thank EBS33527
Longmont, Colorado
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130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Best place we have found in Long ont for breakfast. Delicious choices and outstanding service. My wife is fond of the chili relleno and I can't resist the buttermilk pancakes - short stack please. We keep coming back for more! Cash only or local checks but don't let that put you off. They have an ATM in front.

1 Thank Colby J
Boulder, Colorado
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Food: Excellent - yummy and creative Service: Okay - server delivered water with her fingers gripping the rim of the glass where my mouth would drink from - totally gross. Interior: looks like a combination between a flea market and a grandma's living room. Other: they only accept cash or check. Really? Really?? Really???!!! Come in...you're supposed to be in... More 

Thank happytravels777
Longmont, Colorado
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food is always yummy. The main menu stays the same, but I always look forward to what is new and different. Lovely lunch stop with friends or family when I'm not in a hurry. They have never pushed me out in hopes of others to fill my stop. If I didn't make it plain, the food is delicious.

Thank Joan R
Longmont, Colorado
Level Contributor
39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The staff is good, they have unusual selections on their menu like (fried green tomatoe's) that are perfectly prepared. I love to go here with my friends. I highly recommend the service & quality of food & surprising menu options :) Come check it out!

Thank Tami K
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

A throwback to the 1950s, this place won't accept credit cards without dinging you an extra 2.5%. (They're probably just passing on the hit they take from the credit card companies, which is fair.) Food is good for a diner-type place. This location has been a kazillion different restaurants with scarcely a remodel, so don't go here if you're looking... More 

Thank Teresa B

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1442 Nelson Rd, 1442 Nelson Rd, Longmont, Colorado, Longmont, CO 80501-6352
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Longmont
  • Phone Number: +1 720-204-6634

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