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Absolute Bakery & Cafe

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110 South Main Street, Mancos, CO 81328
+1 970-533-1200
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07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 12:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Page, Arizona
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the night in Durango with intent of having egg Benedict at ABC....but by the time we got there they were out of Hollandaise Sauce AND English Muffins. Server was excellent and I was able to build an "almost eggs Benedict" from sourdough bread, all the ingredients - except Hollandaise sauce - and the eggs. They only offer this on... More 

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Thank Riverkilt
Grove, Oklahoma
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212 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended by several locals (which is a requirement for us as a rule). We were not disappointed in the least. The atmosphere is a bonus, as many locals come here to drink coffee & chat.

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Thank skmorton45
Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner of the motel on Railroad Avenue recommended this as the best place for breakfast in Mancos. He wasn't wrong. A friend and I enjoyed a really splendid and relaxed breakfast with great food and attentive service in an attractive and characterful bakery. What a delight to discover in a small town in the midst of a long road... More 

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Thank Julian R
Castle Rock, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this bakery after our trip to Mesa Verde as we were heading out of town. My wife bought a couple cinnamon rolls and a egg sandwich for our family road trip back home. The kids and I loved their food it was fresh and delicious. Well worth the stop.

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Thank Doug H
Mancos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is the best breakfast in town. It is best to go on weekdays, you may have to wait for a table on the weekend.

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Thank agtrading
Grantown-on-Spey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is an absolute joy to start your day in this café with a twist. I never had such freshly cooked breakfasts and such a choice. even the hash browns are freshly grated and all the hot sauces on offer really kick start any sluggish morning system. All served with lots of smiles and a bit of philosophy. We did... More 

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Thank Barbara H
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Mid-way through our 2 week driving trip through the Southwest we were delighted to find the Absolute Bakery & Cafe. The sandwiches were excellent, with great bread choices and no processed deli meat. Probably the most wholesome lunch we had on the whole trip, but absolutely delicious too.

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Clovis, New Mexico, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Don't follow google directions to get here because that will take too long. Follow everyone else because that's where everyone is going! Loved the atmosphere and the lack of wifi. Books/magazines to read on the soft sofa while waiting for a table. Oh, and then there's the food. Spectacular! Take a little extra to get you down the road.

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Thank Teresa R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Warm and cozy atmosphere! Menu offers delicious choices. Sandwiches served on a variety of delicious breads. 12 Bean Soup was soooo tasty - not the usual. Treat yourself to a macaroon with a rich chocolate base . We just happened to find this place as we drove through Mancos for the first time. ABSOLUTEly!

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Thank Mary C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wonderful local bakery/restaurant for breakfast/brunch lunch. Very popular but worth the wait. If you're in a hurry get some bakery goods to go, they are delicious. If you do have time try one of their fantastic breakfast plates, your day will be happy. Unpretentious, tables crowded together but smiling friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 South Main Street, Mancos, CO 81328
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Mancos
  • Phone Number: +1 970-533-1200
Description
The Absolute Bakery and Cafe, is located in downtown Mancos, Colorado, just two blocks south of the town's only traffic light. We bake and cook everything from scratch, using organic, local and fresh ingredients. It's all homemade: from the eggs and hashbrowns, to eclectic soups and salads with our own delicious dressings, pastas from different parts of Europe, and our own red and green chile sauces in a wide variety of Southwestern fare. If you're needing a quick pick-me-up, we have a full coffee and espresso bar featuring locally roasted, fair-trade, organic coffees. The ABC offers you a fine-dining experience without the glitter. Enter the one hundred year-old Bauer Bank Building and immediately you are tantalized by the aromas of fresh breads and pastries coming hot from the oven. Our friendly waitstaff greet you with smiles. The vintage decorative tin ceiling, a variety of tables and chairs, the local artwork adorning the walls, as well as a great selection of used books for your browsing pleasure add to the unique, eclectic and cozy atmosphere that is so inviting to both locals and visitors.

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