Looking for some of the best breakfast restaurants in Jefferson County? We’ve got you covered! We searched Yelp for some of the top-rated breakfast choices in Littleton, Highlands Ranch, and Lakewood to get you started. Check out one (or several) of these amazing local favorites this week.

Our Jefferson County Top Pick, updated Feb. 2024

Blackbird Cafe: A Hidden Gem in Evergreen, Colorado

Nestled along the serene Bear Creek, the Blackbird Cafe & Tavern in Kittredge, Colorado, offers a delightful culinary experience. Whether you’re a local seeking a cozy brunch spot or a visitor exploring the Rockies, this charming cafe promises a memorable meal.

Blackbird Cafe takes pride in its diverse menu, catering to various palates and preferences. From hearty breakfast options to flavorful lunches and dinners, each dish is crafted with a commitment to quality and taste. Vegetarian, Vegan, and gluten-free options are available, ensuring that everyone can find something to delight their taste buds.

Must-Try Dishes:

  1. Wild Mushroom Risotto: Indulge in the rich and savory flavors of their wild mushroom risotto, a dish that perfectly balances creamy Arborio rice with a medley of earthy mushrooms. It’s a vegetarian delight that leaves a lasting impression.
  2. Colorado Lamb Burger: For those craving a heartier option, the Colorado Lamb Burger is a standout choice. Juicy and flavorful, this burger pays homage to local ingredients and culinary expertise.
  3. Blackbird Benedict: Elevate your brunch experience with the Blackbird Benedict. Poached eggs, Canadian bacon, and hollandaise sauce atop a perfectly toasted English muffin create a classic yet exceptional dish.

The attentive and friendly staff at Blackbird Cafe adds to the overall positive dining experience. Whether you have dietary preferences or need recommendations, the staff is knowledgeable and eager to make your visit memorable. Blackbird Cafe in Evergreen, CO, is more than just a restaurant; it’s an experience.

Lakewood Breakfast Restaurants

coffee and coffee beansCaf’e Ole is located at 3225 S. Wadsworth Blvd. Unit L in Lakewood, CO. This address is in the 80227 zip code area. For more information, call 720-471-8829. They are open from 7 AM – 5 PM. This restaurant has a 5-star rating with 96 reviews. You’ll be enchanted by the smell of freshly roasted coffee as soon as you enter the door. You won’t find bitter coffee here because they pay close attention to the brewing process to bring you a perfect cup of coffee. Order a sweet or savory empanada to go with your coffee, tea, or smoothie. Or, choose one of their delicious pastries and muffins.


Danny’s Carnation Restaurant is located at 1395 Wadsworth Blvd. in Lakewood, CO. This address is in the 80214 zip code area. For more information, call 303-238-3045. They are open from 6 AM – 5 PM. This restaurant has a 4.5-star rating with 280 reviews. Omelet choices include Greek, Mushroom Spinach, Denver, Supreme, and Spanish. Try one of their breakfast favorites like Smothered Breakfast Burrito, Smoked Ham Steak & Eggs, Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs, Smoked Pork Benedict, and Biscuits & Gravy. Other breakfast choices include Pancakes, French Toast, Pigs in a Blanket, and Blintzes.

Littleton Breakfast Restaurants

Latke Love is located at 699 W. Littleton Blvd., CO. This address is in the 80120 zip code area. For more information, call 303-995-9708. They are open Saturday and Sunday from 9 AM – 3 PM. This restaurant has a 4.5-star rating with 132 reviews. This local favorite is serving up Latkes, Blintzes, and Knishes. A Latke is a potato pancake that is fried until crispy. Options include The Classic, The Manhattan, Vegetarian, and Pork. A Blintze is a rolled crepe. Options include Lemon Mascarpone Ricotta, Campfire, and The Mandelbaum. A Knish is a pastry filled with mashed potato and other ingredients. Options include the Traditional, Brisket, Corned Beef, and Frank’s Blanket (hot dog).

Cafe Terracotta is located at 5649 S. Curtice Street in Littleton, CO. This address is in the 80120 zip code area. For more information, call 303-794-6054. They are open from 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM. This restaurant has a 4.5-star rating with 386 reviews. The atmosphere here is lovely. Sit outside and enjoy the beautiful scenery if you get the chance. Or, sit inside and enjoy the open kitchen where you can see your meal being prepared. Omelet choices include Pear, Ham & Brie, Saut’ed Vegetable, and Pueblo. Griddle choices include French Toast, Pancakes, and Monte Cristo. Other menu options include Huevos Rancheros, Curtice Street Breakfast Burrito, Irish Steel Cut Oatmeal, and Terracotta Country Breakfast. They also serve Traditional Barbacoa, and Tomato Basil Benedicts.

Highlands Ranch Breakfast Restaurants

***THIS LOCATION HAS CLOSED*** …. head over to the Cherry Creek North location.

Urban Egg is located at 52 W. Springer Drive in Highlands Ranch, CO. This address is in the 80129 zip code area. For more information, call 720-459-7478. They are open from 7 AM – 2 PM. This restaurant has a 4-star rating with 267 reviews. Featured in many publications and chosen as one the Highlands Ranch Heralds Best of the Best 2018 choices, this local favorite offers delicious dishes in a casual atmosphere. Pancake options include Fred’s Hawaiian, Colorado Blueberry Streusel, Caramelized Bacon, Cinnamon Swirl, and Traditional. Benedict choices are Blue Lump Crab Cakes, Classic, Southwest, Tuscan, and Pulled Pork. Other menu options include Breakfast Tacos, Huevos Rancheros, Buttermilk Biscuit & Sage Sausage Gravy, Rocky Mountain Corned Beef Hash, and The Chicken & The Egg. Looking for something on the light side? Try the Organic Breakfast Quinoa, Granola & Rocky Mountain Yogurt, Egg White Frittata, or Tatum’s Avocado Toast.


Pierre Michel French Bakery Cafe is located at 2201 Wildcat Reserve Pkwy., Ste. C10 in Highlands Ranch, CO. This address is in the 80129 zip code area. For more information, call 303-471-4828. They are open from 7 AM – 2 PM. This restaurant has a 4-star rating with 210 reviews. Looking for an international experience for breakfast? Try the authentic French dishes offered at this local favorite. They have an extensive breakfast menu that includes plenty of options. Omelet choices include Bacon & Cheese, Spinach, Tomato & Cheese, Mushroom & Cheese, and Spinach, Mushroom & Goat Cheese ? just to name a few! They have Quiche Lorraine and Quiche Florentine. French Toast options include Blueberry, Raspberry, Banana & Chocolate, Strawberry, Banana & Nutella, and Plain. Of course, you’ll find a wonderful selection of Croissants that include Chocolate, Berry, Almond cream, Caramel & Fruit, Apple. They also make two savory choices: The Wrap and The Portefeuille.

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