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The Rainbow Restaurant

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212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
+1 970-221-2664
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was greeted warmly and genuinely in the middle of a busy lunch time. After a terrific tofu and vegetable soup, I had the pesto chicken with Brussels sprouts and polenta, and it was all delicious. Service and attitude from everyone there was exceptional. Why can't every restaurant be like this?

Thank DavidTravelerGeorgia
Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met our daughters there for breakfast. Everyone ordered something different and were very satisfied. Service was good and prompt. We will go back.

Thank CharlieTHS
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Rainbow is awesome. Great friendly service and wonderfully tasty food that is always fresh. I love the atmosphere, and weather permitting, the outside patio is awesome place to enjoy breakfast!

Thank Bob K
1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love Rainbow! It is a unique experience! The food is always fresh and the staff is vivacious! I bring my mother and grandma here every time they come to visit Fort Collins and especially love the beautiful patio where they grow their own veggies! This family owned restaurant is hands down one of the best places to eat in... More 

Thank Cydney L
Sussex, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had brunch at the Rainbow Restaurant over the Thanksgiving day holiday. It is a fun, quirky place. The food was great. We had no wait, at all. There is parking behind the restaurant.

Thank svowels
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I usually go on Saturday or Sunday morning for a delicious vegetarian breakfast. The patio is a nice with lots of shade to enjoy breakfast without getting to hot from the summer sun.

Thank Denise T
Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Been to this place a few times now and its always such a pleasant experience. The food is always fresh and delicious. The outdoor patio is gorgeous...also try to make it to one of their beer pairing dinner parties, you'll be glad you did. Great spot, cant wait to go back.

Thank zlatarhx
1 review
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The family friendly atmosphere, the charming and friendly staff, and the delicious (and large portions) of food make The Rainbow one of my favorite places to go when we are in Fort Collins! Whether you need a quick breakfast burrito to go or have time to sit with friends and family on their patio and share a pitcher of Bloody... More 

Thank Margaret S
Laramie, Wyoming
1 review
Reviewed 1 November 2016

When you walk into this place, you feel at home. As you are seated you walk past a mantle of pictures that record the events of the years during which the family has owned the business - from graduations, to family reunions, to metals won at sporting events. My kids run towards a box of wooden toys. It feels like... More 

Thank Emily P
Deerfield Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I have to eat breakfast at the Rainbow anytime I am in Fort Collins. Their French toast is delectable and no other place can compare. The warm friendly atmosphere embraces you like you are one of the family.

Thank celestesal106

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 W Laurel St, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2809
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-221-2664
Rainbow Restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1976 and is located in the heart of Fort Collins, Colorado. We specialize in breakfast and lunch with our expansive selection of traditional fare, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. For breakfast, we know you'll love our traditional and unique items such as our Eggs Benedict, Pumpkin Bread French Toast, Whole Wheat Pancakes, and Sweet Potato Latkes. Rainbow Restaurant also specializes in providing a cozy and comfortable place for business lunches, birthday celebrations, or large groups of any kind. To satisfy your lunch-time taste buds, try out Ali Baba Lettuce Wraps, the Turkey Cobb Sandwich, a Mandarin Chicken Salad, or our VERY popular Peanut Cashew Veggies with chicken or tofu! We also have extensive experience catering for large-scale events in Northern Colorado. Contact us for details!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?