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Foodie's Delight

Fort Collins is a Foodie's Paradise. From fine dining to pub fare, vegetarian and tapas as well as a robust food truck scene, there are cuisines for every type of palate in the Choice City. Let's not forget about the great cocktail and craft beer options throughout Fort Collins as well.

Day 1

Explore Old Town

Old Town- the inspiration for Disneyland’s Main Street USA. Enjoy the ambiance of one of ‘America’s Best Downtowns. Multiple stores around the area offer the perfect gifts or ingredients for making that perfect dish at home.

The Cupboard

The Cupboard is a 10,000 square foot kitchen specialty store that has been a downtown institution in Fort Collins since 1972, with many loyal customers. Visitors to Fort Collins often make The Cupboard one of their top stops in town. Find a diverse array of kitchen themed items from food preparation to food presentation.

152 S College Ave
(970) 493-8585
www.thecupboard.net

Nuance Chocolate

At Nuance you can enjoy decadent truffles and chocolates made in house from bean to bar, and on a cold winter evening try their sipping chocolate, similar to a thick cup of hot chocolate that is all made from scratch, in-house.

214 Pine St
(970) 484-2330
www.nuancechocolate.com

Old Town Spice Shop

This spice shop claims to hold the highest quality spices, blends, salts, sugars, extracts, peppers and teas in the country. They fresh grind many of the spices themselves, making them fresher than you can get at many other spice shops. Their large variety of products allows them to serve everyone, from the person that says they can’t cook to gourmet chefs.

130A S College Ave
(970) 493-7206
www.oldtownspiceshop.com

Rocky Mountain Olive Oil

This store believes sharing their line of Ultra-Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars will help others discover a healthier and more flavorful way to prepare and enjoy their food.

123 N College Ave #173
(970) 484-8101
www.rockymountainoliveoil.com

Savory Spice Shop

Savory Spice Shop offers a large variety of blends and spices. Their spices are ground fresh in weekly batches, so that they can offer the freshest possible product.

123 N College Ave
(970) 682-2971
www.savoryspiceshop.com

Welsh Rabbit Cheese Shop

Joining with the other Old Town specialty and local food shops, The Welsh Rabbit Cheese shop is your destination for purchasing and enjoying artisan-crafted cheeses from around the globe. Also pick from their charcuterie, chocolate, crackers, and other related items.

216 Pine St.
(970) 232-9521
www.thewelshrabbit.com

Happy Lucky’s Tea House

Visit this tea house for all your tea needs, buy tea to go, sit and have a cup in store, buy their tea sets or learn about their wall of teas from the expert staff.

236 Walnut St 
(970) 689-3417
www.happyluckys.com

Evening:

Fort Collins Foodie Walk
(Offered on the 3rd Friday of each month)

Downtown Fort Collins offers a culinary adventure in a beautiful historic pedestrian area of the city. The Fort Collins Foodie Walk is a self-guided walk that occurs each month and will feature new presentations, tasting opportunities, and themes each month. Visit participating local culinary shops and eateries for a taste test and recipes.

Dinner at The Kitchen

The Kitchen Fort Collins is a community bistro located in the heart of historic Old Town, open seven days a week at 11am. The menu focuses on rustic, organic plates sourced from local farmers and purveyors. The atmosphere and service reflects The Kitchen’s philosophy: community through food.

100 North College Ave
(970) 568-8869
www.thekitchenbistros.com

Late Night at Social

Social is the place in Fort Collins for properly crafted cocktails, sommelier selected wines, and charcuterie. Located underneath an Old Town shop, at the entrance into Old Town Square, Social is designed with a soft modern/industrial decor as to keep the focus on what they are best at...quality food and beverage.

1 Old Town Sq
(970) 449-5606
www.socialfortcollins.com

Day 2

Morning:

Lucile’s Creole Café

Experience Creole cooking from around the world in this one of a kind, Victorian-style restaurant. They offer wonderful food and an authentic New Orleans ambiance which includes Cajun music, decorations and a great sense of community.

400 South Meldrum St
(970) 224-5464
www.luciles.com

Local Farmers Markets

Enjoy our local Farmers Market all year long, offering three different options during the summer and our Winter Farmers Market during the colder months. This is the perfect way to spend a weekend morning no matter what season you visit. Connect with our local growing season and find produce to make that perfect, fresh and Fort Collins local meal.

Afternoon:

Lunch at Café Vino

This local restaurant features a diverse European-inspired menu created by local chefs. Here you can explore your most discerning tastes in a casual-yet-classy setting, where the ingredients are the finest available and local or organic whenever possible. Try their tapas inspired menu for a small bite or their full menu for plates sure to fill your belly and please your taste buds.

1200 South College Ave
(970)-212-3399
www.cafevino.com

Use the afternoon to discover Fort Collins, with activities from outdoor recreation and brewery tours to shopping and drives through the Poudre Canyon.

Evening:

Tapas at Welsh Rabbit Bistro

As the Welsh Rabbit Cheese Shop’s accompanying bistro, here you can come in, sit down, and enjoy flights of cheese paired with wines and beers that have been crafted both near and far.

216 Pine St.
(970) 232-9521
www.thewelshrabbit.com

Dinner at Restaurant 415

Restaurant 415 is a young and fresh addition to the Fort Collins dining scene, a menu that features local, seasonal ingredients sourced from local farmers. Restaurant 415 perfectly combines a fresh, fun environment while making a positive impact on the community through local sourcing.

415 S. Mason Ave
(970) 407-0415
www.thefourfifteen.com

Dessert at The Chocolate Café

For those in search for just a little something sweet or the true “chocoholic” The Chocolate Café has something to satisfy any temptation. Enjoy a late night dessert cocktail or one of their decadent towering desserts on a plate.

102 W Olive St 
(970) 482-2725
www.chocolatecafefc.com

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