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The Butcher & Baker Cafe

217 East Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-2899
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (27 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (10 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
217 East Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed yesterday

Trendy, tasty cafe in the heart of Telluride. Great breakfast. Reasonably priced, given the location. Coffee was decent. My pancakes were "too small," so they gave me an extra one!

Thank Matt_Hosken
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The ladies have changed their friendly comfortable service and menu for supper. No more ready to take out items in the dining room refrigerator. Menu was limited to complex appetizers—no longer easy, comfort foods. Great drinks from the bar, but that’s never been what we...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at this restaurant several times during a recent stay in Telluride. The staff was friendly and the food was fabulous.

Thank Scottlovescookies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast burrito was beyond amazing and the coffee was also amazing. I wish I had a better appetite as the baked goods looked awesome and I wish I had time to return to try them. If you go here, I will bet you will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for breakfast this past weekend. We both ordered the breakfast burrito: she ordered her’s vegetarian, and I ordered mine with the sausage. We were both amazed at the delicious mashed sweet potatoes inside. The sausage was softer and not...More

Thank Graham T
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here for take out sandwiches for a mountain hike. We enjoyed our Uber delicious Banh mi (truly outstanding) and turkey sandwiches and scrumptious cookies. Very friendly staff and very pleasant quasi- hippie vibe in the restaurant.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

One of the guests in our hotel was overheard mentioning this place for breakfast, so we bit, and were very impressed. We had the Scramble which was excellent, and not too heavy (nothing like a huge breakfast on the ski hill which keeps barking at...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The library in Telluride doesn’t open until 10:00am, so I was in search of a quiet spot to read and have breakfast. While the new location is adorably decorated, the coffee shop atmosphere isn’t there because the music is blasting at 8:00am with slide guitar...More

Thank lvlivingston
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we were presented with the best bacon artichoke quiches ever. Flaky crust very moist filling. Their tart crust is exceptional. They used to have cloth napkins but I suspect they were being ripped off. Locals meats and produce are used. Ham and cheese croissants...More

Thank Andromedagalaxy
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We always come back here for the locally sourced great meals! Favorite breakfast is the chilaquiles so good! We've tried all the cookies chocolate chip, ginger spice, oatmeal raisin...all delicious! Great coffee, lattes and teas too.

Thank texagwillfamily
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10 August 2015|
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Response from Elis W | Reviewed this property |
Could be Big Bs cider from Hotchkiss Co????
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 East Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-2899
  • E-mail
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