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Cafe Dawn

203 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2032
+1 719-539-5105
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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203 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2032
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Reviewed 6 days ago

They have a nice bright area and a nice place to talk with others inside or out. But bring cash no credit or debit accepted. your own cup, they are paper cup Natzis. and don't bother the baristas for much. Oh ya and no dogs...More

Thank Vegas T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent coffee, perfectly executed designs and friendly staff. Very cool interior, lovely outdoor seating. A few small breakfast items on the menu.

Thank travelingtoday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their dark roast coffee was very good, and they give customers a free refill. Pleasant place to sit and enjoy coffee while using their wifi.

Thank GourmetHiker
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Our last morning in Salida with an appropriate send off with Cafe Dawn breakfast. Make sure to bring cash--they don't take cards.

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

If you like inconsiderate passive aggressive baristas and cashiers who don't know what they are doing i would recommend cafe dawn. Unlike a nice shop they use pre-baked eggs and shredded cheese for sandwiches. They also take ten minutes for one single cup of drip...More

Thank Alex E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Not a tourist joint and not a Starbucks. Excellent variety of roasts, if you don't want chronically over roasted coffee this is the place, they know what they are doing. I didn't eat but people were enjoying a variety of pastries, cakes and light meals

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

How about "good morning" or "how are you today?" or "welcome to café dawn" in a genuinely cheery, friendly, welcoming tone? Instead you're greeted as if you are the biggest inconvenience of the day and a gruff "and what do you want?" WOW! Really? What...More

Thank sahshisjj
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Really friendly proprietors. Good coffee. Poetry nights. Good bulletin board. Limited eats - bagels and wrapped cookies. Local artists.

Thank doclynn
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped in after lunch for a nice latte. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and made a wonderful couple of cups for us at a reasonable price.

Thank FourByFour1992
Reviewed 6 July 2017

You have to meet Phillip. He's the owner and the barrista extraordinaire and he will make you a cup of coffee that will have you coming back again and again. On the evening of the 4th of July fireworks, we met Phillip and stayed at...More

Thank Mark G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 18:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201-2032
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-5105
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Description
CAFE DAWN is committed to offering a great cup of coffee and fast, friendly service. We proudly serve Allegro Organic, Fair Trade espresso, coffee and loose tea, along with delicious and locally-made baked goods, frittatas and egg sandwiches. Established in 2008, CAFE DAWN has been voted BEST coffee shop by the community every year.
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