Organixx serves up vegan and veggie breakfasts during sedate mornings

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Organixx, the modified fast-casual restaurant at 1520 Blake Street, does 75 percent of its business during lunch hours. Which is somewhat surprising, considering the tasty breakfast and dinner offerings, with several vegetarian options and a handful of vegan delicacies. In other words, if you're looking for a vegetarian or vegan breakfast burrito and don't want to fight the crowds at some of the better-known options in the city, this might be the spot you've been seeking.

Indie rock was playing over the loudspeakers, and the cashier was still pulling down the chairs at 8:15 a.m. this morning -- and besides the cashier, the cook and yours truly, the entire space (with exposed brick and a beautiful chalk mural on the north wall) was empty.

Breakfast is served from 8 to 11 a.m. daily, and there are several dishes that are veggie-friendly -- and those that aren't can be modified to suit your sensibilities. Pictured is the tofu plus (which vegetarians can order with egg), tofu scrambled with artichoke, asparagus tips and avocado, and served with breakfast potatoes and a choice of fruit or focaccia toast.

There's also a breakfast burrito, oatmeal, pancakes, breakfast sandwiches and -- joy! -- breakfast ice cream with fruit and granola (and, yes, they even have vegan ice cream!).

Dinner is another quiet time, and although the menu's a bit slimmer, the pasta raccogliere or yellow vegan curry are decent options for an intimate dinnertime sit-down. And for lunch, where you might have to fight to find a table, there are a dozen vegetarian options and a half-dozen vegan ones -- any of which can be tweaked for your taste.

Organixx is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday; call 303-825-1550 or visit http://organixxrestaurant.com.

Follow @CafeWestword on Twitter

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.