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Mildred's Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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4645 Fountain Ave, Cascade, CO 80809-1018
+1 719-684-7855
08:00 - 16:00
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North Carolina
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I know you're asking what that is! If you are from Northern NJ you know! I had no idea you could get it out in CO. They cut it thick here and it is true name brand Taylor ham. Try a Taylor ham, egg and cheese on a hard roll if you are in the area. They offer it with... More 

Thank danielle21799
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

My husband and I stopped in to Mildred's on our way down from Pike's Peak. It was a few minutes to kitchen closing (not ice cream/shake closing, just the kitchen portion), but the 3 ladies behind the counter could not have been more welcoming - they were just as hospitable right before kitchen closing as any time of day. I... More 

Thank Sunny C
Glen Allen, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The epitome of family run business. Transplanted NJ to CO but none of the in your face associated with NJ. Homemade ice cream, friendly service, so much so that I am sending them my treasured bicentennial Virginia license plate to add to their collection of plates on the walls as it has no Virginia plate. Friendly family including a senior... More 

Thank WoofnBob
Arvada, Colorado
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56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We stopped at Mildred's because we were hungry. The bun on the 'Thanksgiving Sandwich' was so dry I could not eat it. I ate the inside of the sandwich only. My husband had a grilled cheese sandwich and his potato chips were stale. Neither the waitress nor man standing around ever asked us if we wanted a refill on our... More 

Thank iweejun
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a roadside, old fashioned diner, right at the base of Pike's Peak entrance. I have never been to Philadelphia, but Mildred makes the best Philly cheese steak sandwich I have ever had. It was positively delicious. All of the food we had was great and she has great ice cream flavors as well. It's perfect for lunch after... More 

Thank mcjrg1994
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Cute old timey decorations, Resturant so clean that I would eat off the old license plates hanging around for decorations! Delicious food, great prices. Glad we stopped!

Thank Valerie B
Broomfield, Colorado
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Jukebox music..great cheese sandwich..and wonderful choco shake!!😊 We went here before cog railroad ..a bit out if way but worth it

Thank chardrews
Rockville, Maryland
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

If it weren't for the Pike's Peak Cog Railway being sold out for that Sunday, we wouldn't have driven past Mildred's on our way to the Pike's Peak Highway. What a great break! Mildred's is a tiny spot in Cascade, CO. It's a true diner, right out of the 1950's or Happy Day's! It seats about 20 if you count... More 

Thank Joe S
Cascade, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

I ordered a grilled cheese and milkshake, both were amazing. I love the jukebox in the corner and the feel of the diner. Worth the stop!!!!

Thank Eric M
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

The waitress was wonderful, very friendly, that being said the owner blew a loud whistle at her because she was apparently talking to much ....no one at her stations at the time! this was very rude to the waitress, I was embarrassed for her; and was VERY rude to the other customers in the place as well. Owner very unfriendly,... More 

Thank C K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4645 Fountain Ave, Cascade, CO 80809-1018
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Cascade
  • Phone Number: +1 719-684-7855

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