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Bauer Bank Building

Absolute Bakery Cafe in the Bauer Bank Building

The Bauer Bank Building, built in 1905, is on the corner of Main and Grand in Mancos, Colorado. It is on both the State and National Historic Registers and houses three unique and distinct businesses: The Absolute Bakery Cafe, Artisans of Mancos and Nathaniel's of Colorado.

About this Establishment

Absolute Bakery is well known by folks from around the region for its homemade bread, great soups, and its heavenly macaroons hand-dipped in dark chocolate. Stop by for breakfast or lunch any time, and during the summer months try the dinner menu and wine selections.

Artisans of Mancos is an artists cooperative with productions by local artists and craftsmen: furniture, jewelry, paintings, pottery, and a wide selection of works in glass.

Nathaniel's of Colorado is a custom western hat maker. Owned and operated by Native American Master Hatter Nate Funmaker, hats are still constructed on vintage equipment using centuries-old, hands-on craftsmanship techniques.

Time Period Represented: 1905

Hours Open: Shop Hours Vary, but generally 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Seasons Open: All

Price Style for this Establishment: Vary, but reasonable.

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