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Absolute Bakery & Cafe

110 S Main St, Mancos, CO 81328-8838
+1 970-533-1200
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (114 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
“cookies” (23 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 S Main St, Mancos, CO 81328-8838
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We finally made it to the Absolute this morning. What a cool joint! Very laidback and friendly...and fun to look around...and delicious. We had the Mesa Verde stack and the Mushroom stack. These dishes were so well-balanced. Great flavors, and wonderful toast! The coffee bar...More

Thank Krista W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolute is a wonderful, casual and unique cafe. Unusual dishes all made with fresh ingredients. Nice breakfast, lunch and snacks. The granola cereal is my wife's favorite. The grilled roast beef sandwich is fantastic. Absolute perfectly fits the small town of Mancos

Thank Ernest B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, good atmosphere, good staff. People love it so much they come from other towns to eat there, especially Sunday brunch

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Do not pass by this coffeehouse! Great Sumatra coffee and the best pastries. Our favorite pastry is the lemon blueberry bar. I love the atmosphere too.

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Good fresh food--eggs, toast, hash browns,etc on a standard breakfast. I fell in love with the Greek Strudel. Get a cookie or bar to go. We were never around for lunch, but I'm sure just as good. Closed Mondays.

Thank greyheaded
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It is crowded, popular & the wait staff expects you to get up from the very crowded table area & go to serve your own coffee at the crowded counter where people are getting to go stuff from the bakery. You get a coffee mug...More

Thank lyn729
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by staff at another restaurant. And wow, it was great. I had Eggs Benedict with avocado and tomato, covered with bacon crisps. Side dish of hash browns. Husband had blueberry pancakes with eggs on the side and he loved...More

Thank ALC82
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great fresh food and plenty of it. Excellent wait staff. The baked goods are the best in the area. They have fabulous coffee as well.

Thank Erica W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This place was right down the block from the Inn where I stayed. Super cute, has that kind of things-all-over-the-wall diner feel to it. Artwork and books for sale, which was fun to look at while we waited for our table and then later our...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

So, I'm trying to cut carbs and I don't often order potatoes, but the hash browns here have been seasoned with salt and pepper before cooking. They taste fabulous and are crusty on both sides. You can imagine. This is where all of us from...More

Thank PhotoAmateur
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 S Main St, Mancos, CO 81328-8838
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Mancos
  • Phone Number: +1 970-533-1200
The Absolute Bakery and Cafe, is located in downtown Mancos, Colorado, just two blocks south of the town's only traffic light. We bake and cook everything from scratch, using organic, local and fresh ingredients. It's all homemade: from the eggs and hashbrowns, to eclectic soups and salads with our own delicious dressings, pastas from different parts of Europe, and our own red and green chile sauces in a wide variety of Southwestern fare. If you're needing a quick pick-me-up, we have a full coffee and espresso bar featuring locally roasted, fair-trade, organic coffees. The ABC offers you a fine-dining experience without the glitter. Enter the one hundred year-old Bauer Bank Building and immediately you are tantalized by the aromas of fresh breads and pastries coming hot from the oven. Our friendly waitstaff greet you with smiles. The vintage decorative tin ceiling, a variety of tables and chairs, the local artwork adorning the walls, as well as a great selection of used books for your browsing pleasure add to the unique, eclectic and cozy atmosphere that is so inviting to both locals and visitors.
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