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Smiley Cafe

1309 E 3rd Ave, Smiley Building, Durango, CO 81301-4408
+1 970-844-0771
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27 Aug 2018
“Favorite place in town for good eats and coffee in a lovely building”
4 Dec 2017
“This cafe specializes in gluten-free food--a godsend for me!”
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1309 E 3rd Ave, Smiley Building, Durango, CO 81301-4408
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Eat in or sit outside. This is a local hang out where people meet for lunch or coffee to catch up. Always nice ambience inside with local artists work on exposed brick walls and vintage feel. Great gluten free baked goods, sandwiches and soups in...More

Thank Maddy S
Reviewed December 4, 2017

I have some food issues (not by choice), and it is wonderful to eat where they can be satisfied easily. I had a dairy-free latte and the best gluten-free scone I have ever had. Someone commented that the ambiance wasn't special, but I kind of...More

Thank mrstuna
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

This lovely little cafe is off the beaten path, located in the Smiley Building, an old school that was skillfully remodeled and re-visioned into a thriving community eco-building. The Smiley Cafe is the foodie part. In this comfortable, local-hangout lobby atmosphere the Cafe offers a...More

1  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed May 18, 2017

You can't miss the old Smiley Building on East Third Avenue, near the junction with Florida Road. It was Smiley Junior High School for many years and now has several businesses residing in it. The Smiley Cafe is entered through the door off the small...More

1  Thank Sharon M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1309 E 3rd Ave, Smiley Building, Durango, CO 81301-4408
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-844-0771
  • E-mail
Smiley Cafe is Durango's Hidden Gem featuring hand crafted sandwiches, garden fresh salads, breakfast burritos, gluten-free quiche and a variety of gluten-free baked goods. Everything is self-serve and made fresh in house. Some of the best coffee in Durango featuring locally roasted 81301 Coffee. We serve breakfast, lunch, unbeatable quiches and must-have lattes, cappucinos, chai and our own in-house made cold brew. We are proud to support fellow local business by purchasing local, organic greens from High Pine Produce, local roasted coffee, locally made bread and chai and our local Boar's Head distributor. We are located in the old Smiley Junior High Building; a beautifully re-purposed hub in Durango.
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