Whether you are looking for a casual dining atmosphere, happy hour appetizers
and drinks, or are celebrating your 25th wedding anniversary, Colorado Springs has it all. Below we have listed
some of our favorite restaurants in Colorado Springs to help you narrow
down your options.
1. Carlos’ Bistro
Carlos’ Bistro is the ideal location to celebrate anniversaries,
birthdays, or any other special occasion. The casual, comfortable ambiance
makes you feel immediately at ease, and you can hear the person next to
you speaking without having to shout. The dinners are cooked with fresh
ingredients and are proportionally sized, leaving you feeling full but
not overly stuffed. Make sure you call ahead and reserve your table, however,
as this little gem is closed during the entire month of March and is only
open during dinner hours on select days of the week.
2. The Pepper Tree Restaurant
Tucked away off 8th street and West Moreno Avenue, this little-known-secret serves some of
the most tasty, specialized dishes in Colorado Springs, featuring select
choices of steak, seafood, veal and lamb entrees. Enjoy a breathtaking
view of the City while enjoying one of the many culinary treats this restaurant
has to offer and you will be sure to come back for more.
3. Tuscanos Brazillian Grill
Whether you’re a carnivore or vegetarian, Tucanos Brazillian Grill
has a little something for everyone. With an all-you-can-eat salad bar
and seemingly endless entrees of steak, chicken and beef brought straight
to your table, this restaurant offers a wide variety of foods certain
to satisfy everyone’s palette.
4. The Sunbird Mountain Grill & Tavern
Located directly on top of Rattlesnake Hill in Colorado Springs, the Sunbird
Mountain Grill & Tavern provides a selection of traditional American
entrees with a country-western spin, for you to enjoy while taking in
a breathtaking view of the city. With an outdoor patio complete with horseshoes,
corn hold, Human Jenga and a sandbar, this restaurant will keep you entertained
both during and after your meal.
5. Garden of the Gods Gourmet Market and Café
Stop by the Garden of the Gods Gourmet for a pleasant, casual dine-in experience;
order food to-go from the marketplace; enjoy the famous Sunday Brunch,
or arrange your next office luncheon catering event. No matter the occasion,
the Garden of the Gods Gourmet has a little of something for everyone.
This restaurant is one of Colorado Springs newest treats. Located in the
beautiful Old Colorado City, this restaurant + bar specializes in uniquely
handcrafted food and drinks using fresh, natural, and local ingredients.
Stop in for a bite to understand why this restaurant was voted by local
residents as one of this year’s Best of the Springs.
7. MacKenzie’s Chophouse
If you’re craving a steak, this is the best place to find one. With
a fine-dining atmosphere and full service bar, MacKenzie’s Chophouse
is the ideal location to meet coworkers for 5 p.m. cocktails or to bring
your in-laws for a formal, satisfying meal.