Coffee's on right now at Sunrise Sunset.
Coffee's on right now at Sunrise Sunset.
Danielle Lirette

Reader: Sunrise Sunset Is My Favorite Breakfast Spot, But the Coffee Is Awful

While brunch has become a popular hipster meal, breakfast remains a meal for traditionalists. And it doesn't get more traditional than at Sunrise Sunset, a three-decade-old, three-spot chain that Gretchen Kurtz visited for this week's review. She found a lot to like at the Wheat Ridge location -- but not the coffee, even though it comes to your table in a big thermos.

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And Joe agrees with the coffee assessment:

My favorite breakfast spot, but the coffee is awful. Fortunately, they don't complain if you bring in a Starbucks.

Sadly, bad coffee is common at too many breakfast joints. What's your favorite spot for both a solid breakfast and good coffee?

There's room for you at Sunrise Sunset -- just bring your own coffee.
There's room for you at Sunrise Sunset -- just bring your own coffee.
Danielle Lirette

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