More than 1,400 people cast online ballots for their favorite
spots in the Fort Collins Coloradoan's Best in Fort Collins 2007
This was our first year for online-only voting. We're glad so
many of you chose to participate.
And we were excited to see so many new names pop into our
list including new businesses like The Chocolate Café and Lyric
Cinema and Café.
And, it was great to see some new names in Best
Coffee Shop, Best Cinnamon Roll, and Best Art Gallery.
Thanks for voting!
Best Breakfast (Three-way tie)
160 W. Oak St.
“Bloody Marys.” – Karla Donaldson, Fort Collins
400 S Meldrum St.
“The best breakfast anywhere.” – Lawrence Wiseman, Fort Collins
The Egg and I
Fort Collins: 2809 S. College Ave, 223-5275; 1112 Oakridge Dr.
No. 101, 223-8022
Windsor: 1205 Main St., 686-6471
Loveland: 2525 N. Lincoln Ave., 635-0050
Greeley: 3830 W. 10th St., 353-7737; 2305 W. 27th St., 392-1191
Estes Park: 393 W. Elkhorn Ave., 586-1173
“The Wisconsin Scrambler … the cream cheese makes all the
difference.” – Jennifer Lowe
Best Cinnamon Roll
Colorado Coffee Exchange/Company
215 E Foothills Pkwy. # B4
223-0300 or 1-877-532-0300
“They are always so fresh and they have a taste that
makes you want to not stop eating them! Delicious.” – Amanda Stoll,
“The rolls are very large, home baked, and dripping with
frosting! What could be better than that?”
– Becky Floyd
Fort Collins: 2815 E Harmony Rd # 102, 266-8080
Windsor: 7486 Westgate Drive, 226-1144; 629 Main Street
The Chocolate Café
102 W. Olive St.
“They know how to do chocolate.” – Barbara Morgan, Loveland
“The best crème brulee I’ve ever had.” – Kristin Childs,
Best Ice Cream
Walrus Ice Cream
125 W. Mountain Ave.
“I can get my ice cream any way I want it and it’s delicious!” –
“Because it’s sooooo good!” – Robin Yarber
The Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
143 Mountain Ave.
“Duh!” – Carolynn Bond, Fort Collins
Best Local Beer
Odell Brewing Co.
800 East Lincoln Ave.
“Best flavor and amazing aroma.” – Jim Weatherwax, Fort Collins
“Odell’s puts out a fantastic product!” Kelly Simpson, Fort
“Is there any question?” – Eric Smith, Fort Collins
Best Seafood Restaurant
150 W Oak St.
Best Fine Dining
135 W. Oak
“It’s my favorite. Great wine, beautiful atmosphere and
delicious food.” – Jennifer Lowe, Fort Collins
Main Street Grill
1294 Main St. in Windsor
“Great, steaks, varied menu, friendly service and locally
owned.” – Doug DeMercurio, owner
Best Sushi/ Japanese Restaurant (Three-way tie)
238 S College Ave.
“I love the special attention from the chefs. They are always
making me dishes that are not on the regular menus that are
simply to die for.” – Thomas Scott, Fort Collins
Nimo’s Sushi Bar & Japanese
1220 W Elizabeth St.
“Yum!” – George Williams, Fort Collins
Suehiro Japanese Restaurant
223 Linden St.
“Great atmosphere and I can always find something I like” –
Jennifer Lowe, Fort Collins
Best Chinese Restaurant and Best Thai Restaurant
4200 S College Ave # 110
Best Vietnamese Restaurant
3307 S. College Ave.
“Always the best flavor and atmosphere.” — Chad Gray, Fort
“Their pork over rice is unmatched.” – Jennifer Lowe, Fort
241 Linden St
1112 Oakridge Dr. No. 114
Best Italian Restaurant
Bisetti’s Italian Restaurant
120 S. College Ave.
“Best service, food and staff.” Tara Foos, Fort Collins
Best Mexican Restaurant
“North of the Border Cafe”
2635 S. College Ave.
“The owners make you feel like family.” – Misty Young, Truckee,
Lemay Avenue and Prospect Road
“The subs here are great. They are made to order and everything
tastes fresh.” – Lou Jerome, Fort Collins
“Yummy deli subs, great quality and great service.” — Shannon
Robinson, Fort Collins
Trios Salon and Day Spa
1015 W. Horsetooth Road
Best Fitness Club
Fort Collins Pulse
2555 S Shields St
“They have great instructors and a friendly environment” –
Best Sports Bar and Best Place to spend Saturday night
224 S. College Ave.
“Of all the bars in the Old Town area, Tony’s staff provides the
best customer service, no contest.” – Xakary Wolfe, Fort Collins
Best Hair Salon
15 Old Town Square
“The girls there rock! I’ve got the best hairstyle I’ve had in
years.” – Kelli Kammerzell, Fort Collins
Best Movie Theater
Lyric Cinema Café
300 E. Mountain Ave.
Best Art Gallery
Meko’s Gallery & Framing
133 Remington St.
“Wide variety of exceptionally high quality art from area
artists.” – Joan Mangle, Fort Collins
1232 W. Elizabeth St.
“I love the guys who work there and it’s the only place I’d let
my friends and family go.” — Stacy, Fort Collins
Best Customer Service
Tradehome Shoe Stores
215 E. Foothills Pkwy. No. L21
Best Dance Club
2649 E. Mulberry St.
“It has a great atmosphere, great people, excellent music,
amazing bartenders and bouncers. It’s just an all around fun
place to be.” – Jessi Bankston, Fort Collins
“Excellent Vegas-like nightclub environment with a great sound
and light system and an awesome crowd of good people.”— Andy
Neely, Fort Collins
Best Pet Grooming
Putting On the Dog
1004 N. Taft Hill Road
Best Auto Repair
Nice Car Inc.
100 Riverside Ave.
“Excellent service at a reasonable price.” – Bob Vogler
Best Antique Store
A & J Antique Mall
6012 S. College Ave.
Best Community Festival
Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest
Aug. 15-17, 2008
“It’s getting better every year and has great food, too!” Inge
Diodati, Fort Collins