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Barking Dog Cafe

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447 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
+1 303-823-9600
06:30 - 17:00
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Barking Dog seriously makes the best coffee in Boulder County!! Use only locally roasted coffee (Silver Canyon). Got 3 (count em, 3!) alternative milk options. Everything is made with love and the baristas are super easy on the eyes 😉

Thank Maria H
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious chai tea, fun atmosphere, and friendly service what more could you want? they have lots of tables and it is in a great location

Thank Katy O
Boulder, Colorado
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149 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Barking Dog Café feels cool and authentic even before entering just based on the name. It doesn’t disappoint. The shop is full of fun mismatched tables and chairs, a couch, art and merchandise available for purchase. We whisked in before they closed on a weekend to pick up a coffee drink and bottles of water. The latte was excellent... More 

Thank Toni D
Lyons, Colorado
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is all about great coffee and meet int up with new and old friends. Good food for on the go and really friendly staff. Reliable internet. A locals favorite.

Thank Jon G
Littleton, CO
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94 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I wanted to give this 3.5 stars, but went up rather than down. The main reason for my not giving this place a better rating was that this is NOT really a breakfast cafe. A VERY limited menu and no table service.. "Breakfast" choices include just mainly bagels and croissant sandwiches, except for one very small and tasteless breakfast burrito... More 

Thank Kathryn F
Bourbonnais, IL
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117 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped for just a cup of coffee. Bringing in our own cup saved $.10. The friendly communal table greeted us and made us welcome. Definitely a great stop on way to Estes Park.

Thank retiredteacher09
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to Lyons since I was a little kid, and my family always travels to Estes Park through the Big Thompson Canyon. Now that the canyon is closed for reconstruction from the flood (closed until June 2017) I will be traveling nearly every day through Lyons on my way from home in Estes to work in Fort Collins.... More 

Thank Courtney H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great one stop shop and you'll always get a great sample of the locals. I live in town and ended up here when my family stopped by for a visit. Nothing else was open for the late lunch hour and this was perfect.

Thank mimimsp
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I think they can sniff out the out-of-towners. Everyone else ahead of me in line got a friendly "Hey ___! How's it going today?!" while I was met with a curt "What can I get you?" when I was up. It was a Tuesday mid-morning, so not during any sort of busy rush. I ate inside and watched the staff... More 

Thank Aclarksoccer
Munich, Germany
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89 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had breakfast there on our way to Rocky Mountain National Park. Staff is excellent. Food served swiftly. The cafe is a 'real' place. Not like these boring corporate Starbucks-style places!

Thank TofMUC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-9600

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