Village Coffee Shop

Coffee shop | Diner
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Village Coffee Shop is the type of breakfast restaurant you always hope to find while traveling, but so rarely do. One note of warning though: if you embarrass easily, it might not be for you. As soon as the waitress found out it was our first visit, she turned around and announced in a loud voice that we were a couple of “Village virgins”, which was met with rousing applause. From then on, with the personable, sassy service and the friendliness of other diners around us, we felt as if we were now part of an exclusive club.

We loved the atmosphere so much that we would probably still eat here even if the food was ordinary. Fortunately, it is much better than that. Highly recommended is the blueberry pancake, which can be ordered in quantities of one, two or a stack of three. Just one was enough as it takes up an entire dinner plate and is filled with a copious amount of fresh blueberries. We think most pancakes are served undercooked nowadays, but this one was well done so that the surface had a crispy texture, especially around the edges.

Another favorite was the French toast, which looked unlike any French toast we have ever seen. The full order (1/2 orders are available) brought two wide flaps of what we suspect was homemade bread, thick, eggy, light and folded over. These could easily be mistaken for more pancakes. The country fried steak was fork tender and covered in a creamy sausage gravy, filled with huge chunks of meat. Everything else we sampled, including the fried eggs, the hashbrowns and even the wheat toast were made perfectly.

Village Coffee Shop opens early seven days a week and closes right after lunch hours. We particularly loved the t-shirt for sale, which read “800 Square Feet of Reality Surrounded by Boulder”!

What to Eat
Village Coffee Shop, French Toast
French Toast
Must-Try
We didn't even recognize this as French toast when it was first delivered to our table.
Village Coffee Shop, Blueberry Pancake
Blueberry Pancake
Must-Try
Have some pancake with your blueberries.
Village Coffee Shop, Chicken Fried Steak
Chicken Fried Steak
Must-Try
The sausage gravy for the chicken fried steak is a slight upcharge, but was well worth it.
Village Coffee Shop, Oatmeal
Oatmeal
My girlfriend, the oatmeal connoisseur, called the oatmeal gritty, but still really enjoyed it.
Village Coffee Shop, Hot Chocolate
Hot Chocolate
You sure don't get cheated with the amount of whipped cream on top of the hot chocolate.
Village Coffee Shop, Wheat Toast
Wheat Toast
Even the wheat toast is a clear cut above ordinary.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday7am - 2:30pm
Monday5:30am - 3pm
Tuesday5:30am - 3pm
Wednesday5:30am - 3pm
Thursday5:30am - 3pm
Friday5:30am - 3pm
Saturday5:30am - 2:30pm
Roadtrips
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
4 stops | 146 MILES | 2 hr 43 min

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Information
Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
No
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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