Start your Colorado vacation in Glenwood Springs with food and drinks that will wake you, provide ample fuel for activities and brighten your outlook first thing in the morning!
People tend to hold strong feelings about the first meal of the day. Some folks like it to be big and hearty, others are sippers and nibblers. Whatever your preference, you’ll find amazing choices for breakfast and brunch in Glenwood Springs.
1. Breakfast smells amazing!
There’s nothing like the comforting smell of sizzling bacon or sausage, freshly brewed coffee or pancakes on the griddle. Several restaurants specialize in breakfast with large menus that feature favorites from huevos rancheros to omelets and quiche. Ding, ding. Your order is up!
2. Choose a casual or refined atmosphere.
Whether you’ve just rolled out of bed or made a little more effort, Glenwood Springs restaurants welcome you to come-as-you-are or step out in style for breakfast and brunch. Eat early in the day or roll in closer to lunchtime; laid back or luxe; choose what feels right for you.
3. Caffeine, pastries, and savories? Yes please!
Not everyone desires a big breakfast. For those who prefer their morning meal in a mug or a to-go cup, perhaps coupled with a hand-held, homemade treat, Glenwood’s coffee house scene serves up jolts of java and sweet treats!
- Deja Brew Coffee & Teas/ Espresso Hut /Legends at the Hotel Colorado/ River Blend Coffee House/ Sacred Grounds/ Starbucks
4. Right time for an adult beverage.
A surprising variety of early morning cocktails can pair well with brunch offerings. Try a mimosa with French toast, a sea breeze with crab quiche, and a tequila sunrise with a Mexi-omelet. Some Glenwood Springs restaurants have elaborate Bloody Mary bars. Try this tomato juice-based staple with another breakfast classic—anything served with bacon!
5. Order dessert for breakfast!
Indulge in all your favorites, guilt-free. No one will look twice if you order the Belgian waffles smothered with strawberries and whipping cream or the freshly-made apple fritter dusted with powdered sugar. And did we mention croughnuts? (Delicious cross between a doughnut and a croissant!) Life is short, eat dessert first!
6. People who eat breakfast and brunch are happier!
Food is essential, especially while on vacation! Starting the day with a full and satisfied stomach not only perks you up but can also change your outlook for the better. That tasty meal you just devoured will give you the nourishment needed to partake in all of Glenwood Springs’ activities, including:
The dining scene in Glenwood Springs wakes up early! Savor all the options to brighten your day with a delicious breakfast or brunch in the hot springs town.
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