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The Pony Expresso

795 Railroad Ave, Dolores, CO 81323-9757
+1 970-882-7950
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (28 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (10 reviews)
“cupcakes” (6 reviews)
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6:00 am - 4:30 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
795 Railroad Ave, Dolores, CO 81323-9757
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have a lot of patience with Mom & Pop shops, and there are a lot of things to like about the Pony Express. Unfortunately, I was stopped dead in my tracks by the old school bun direct heat coffee makers that were making my...More

Thank SamiamaGringoPaisa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was awful. 3 young adults working; none of whom obviously knew how to make a latte. Didn't even acknowledge us when we came through the door: Then I had to repeat the order 3x....I was ordering one coffee, one latte...how hard is that?...More

Thank lam0reaux
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was with a group biking through Colorado and we stayed in Fountain for a few nights. The need for coffee got us looking in the area for our fix, and eventually we found The Pony Expresso! The interior is cozy, perfect for reading books,...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My wife and friends needed their coffee fix while we were in Dolores and we stopped by. I asked for a tea with something interesting since they were running in while I sat with the kids in the car. They all came back with coffee...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Cute little coffee shop with lots of coffee and non-coffee drink choices. Pastry is home made and fresh. Try the banana walnut muffins. Yes it is a bit pricy but the town is small and a bit remote.

Thank Doreen A
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This place has to be the best in the area to get a fresh sandwich, some Italian soda, and good vibes. The owners are the friendliest and are there to make your experience awesome! 11/10 would recommend to anyone visiting the area!

Thank Janae W
Teresa H, Owner at The Pony Expresso, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks Janae, so glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Passed by with family and felt hungry for a simple sandwich. This place fitted the bill. A little cramped but OK.

Thank Pikemere
Reviewed 9 August 2017

They have wonderful home made Everything Bagels.Wonderful coffee options and other varieties o fgoodies.

Thank trouthaven11
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We woke up early and excited for some coffee. We had read about Pony Expresso online while we planned our trip to Dolores and already had our orders picked out. Once we walked in, I knew we should have turned back around and left. The...More

Thank sarhang2017
Teresa H, Owner at The Pony Expresso, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

I am so sorry to hear your experience was anything but great. I was out of town and we unfortunately had some staffing issues while I was gone. I assure you those have been corrected. I hope that you can understand that sometimes these things...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Coffee shop was conveniently across the street from our Inn and thought to be better than their's, we'll just about the same and a lot costlier. We ordered coffee and 2 cinnamon rolls which were not fresh, probably yesterday's and were the size of very...More

Thank Wyleman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 795 Railroad Ave, Dolores, CO 81323-9757
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Dolores
  • Phone Number: +1 970-882-7950
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The Pony Expresso is a coffee shop/bakery/gallery. We have free wi-fi, indoor/outdoor seating and a drive-thru. Best coffee and baked goods in 4 Corners!
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