Breakfast is often referred to as being the most important meal of the day, and lucky for us, here in Northern Colorado, we have plenty of delicious options when it comes to satisfying your morning cravings. These are the top rated breakfast restaurants in Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley, according to Tripadvisor.

Fort Collins

Lucile's Restaurant - 400 S. Meldrum Street

Lucile's specializes in serving up creole-themed dishes, including menu items like the "Eggs New Orleans" and the "Cajun Breakfast." With consistently great food and service, it's no wonder the line to be seated is always out the door - but it's guaranteed to be worth the wait. Also, you can't visit this restaurant without ordering some of their authentic Beignets!

Urban Egg a daytime eatery - 230 S. College Avenue, Unit B

When it comes to breakfast, Urban Egg uses fresh, high-quality ingredients in order to create fantastic, flavorful meals. Whether you're into French toast or avocado toast, the menu features a variety of different dishes. Several previous diners claim Urban Egg has "the best gluten-free pancakes ever!" Besides amazing food, the vibes inside are fun and welcoming.

The Silver Grill Cafe - 218 Walnut Street

Silver Grill is the oldest restaurant in Northern Colorado, dishing out breakfast to hungry diners since 1933. Their massive cinnamon rolls are legendary, but you honestly can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Bonus, they serve breakfast and lunch until 1 p.m., so no matter what time it is, you can still get your fix.

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Loveland

Doug's Day Diner - 532 N. Lincoln Avenue

Doug's is a family-owned restaurant that does an excellent job of making both regulars and newcomers feel right at home. Multiple guests have commented on how great the service is and how the staff is always there to greet guests with a smile. Their menu offers hearty meals, and no matter if you prefer sweet, savory or spicy, Doug's has it all.

The Coffee Tree - 210 E. 4th Street

The Coffee Tree is a cozy spot to enjoy breakfast in downtown Loveland. They serve everything from handmade pastries and sandwiches to burritos and gluten-free diet choices. Their coffees are freshly-roasted and prepared in an artisan fashion, with an emphasis on quality and presentation, and frequently served with latte art.

Taste Local Café - 330 Cleveland Avenue

This quaint café has gotten phenomenal reviews from past diners. The sustainable restaurant teams with local farmers, growers, and food purveyors to gather the freshest ingredients for every meal. The Larimer Burrito and The Ram Waffle are just two of the incredible breakfast dishes that are available to order from their creative menu.

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Greeley

Doug's Day Diner - 801 9th Street

Doug's is so delicious, it made the rankings twice. Whether it's breakfast, brunch, or lunch, diners will leave Doug's with a full belly and a smile on their face. The popular place has gotten especially amazing reviews on their biscuits and gravy and pancakes, and past guests have loved the ample portion sizes.

Winchell's - 1503 8th Avenue

Winchell's has more than 70 varieties of doughnuts, with everything from the most basic flavors to fancier choices. Besides doughnuts, the bakery has dozens of other pastries, bagels, muffins and sandwiches available on the menu, as well as tons of different beverages.

Butters - 2170 35th Avenue, Unit B

Butters is hands down one of the best breakfast places around Northern Colorado. Their Mama Mia Cakes and stuffed Streusel French Toast are to die for, but if you're not into the sweet dishes so much, they have plenty of other items to salivate over. To wash it all down, the restaurant has a full bar with specialty drinks, like the Bloody Mary Tower or 1/2 Gallon Mimosa. They have a second location near CSU's campus for breakfast lovers in Fort Collins to visit, too.

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