Foodie’s Guide to Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is home to a wide range of food and restaurants, from high-end sophistication to rustic, down to earth suppers and grills, and everything in between. With so many options, you’re sure to find a restaurant that fits your palette and craving.

Casual and Family Restaurants

Casual Dining

Covering a wide range of cuisines and price ranges, these restaurants are the perfect way to celebrate a day of adventure.

Enjoy a bite at the unique Airplane Restaurant, which features a fully intact Boeing KC-97. Stop by Poor Richard’s Restaurant for a slice of pizza. Check out The Owl Cigar Store for great diner food and hand dipped shakes and malts. The Old School Bakery at Ivywild has delicious pastries and buttery breads any time of day. McGinty’s Wood Oven Pub gives you a taste of Ireland, while La Bella Vita Ristorante and Carino’s Italian Grill takes you to Italy.

Drop by The Hungry Bear Restaurant for some traditional American grub, and try the Good Thyme Café for a bite and a coffee. The Donut Mill is the perfect stop to or from an outdoor adventure, serving sweet confectionary delights. Tucanos Brazilian Grill gives you a taste of Churrasco style dining with all you can eat meats.

TAPAteria gives you a taste of Spanish tapas, along with a wide sampling of delicious wines, sherries, ports and imported and craft beers. Over Easy features local organic ingredients for delicious breakfast and brunch options. Stagecoach Inn infuses delicious flavors and local history into a comfy homestyle sampling of western hospitality.

Breweries and Pubs

Raising Glasses of Beer

Colorado Springs is home to many fantastic breweries and ale houses, offering a wide selection of unique beers and brats. Filled with charm and personality, these eateries and bars will have you coming back for more.

2South Food and Wine Bar offers delicious wine and food in a casual bar setting. Bierworks Brewery offers a membership in the BierWorks Mug Club, where you’ll get a stein to keep, and new seasonal beers as well as perennial favorites on tap. 3 Margaritas takes your taste buds south of the border offering fantastic margaritas and Mexican fare. Bourbon Brothers Southern Kitchen is your destination for a delicious, authentic Southern meal.

The Thunder and Buttons II Restaurant and Tavern is named after the local legend of a man who purchased two bull elk to run a wagon, naming them Thunder and Buttons. The original Thunder and Buttons burned down in 1989, but the new tavern opened its doors in 2004 and has been around since. The Pikes Peak Brewing Company has award winning hand-crafted ales. The Phantom Canyon Brewing Company is located at the Billiard Hall and features a full-service bar and 13 tournament style billiard tables.

Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub and Restaurant gives you the genuine Irish Public House flavor. Great Storm Brewing features its own unique flagship brews that are truly crafted by hand. The Colorado Mountain Brewery gives you fantastic food and microbrews combined with the unbeatable view of Pikes Peak.

Fine Dining

Fancy Restaurant

Colorado Springs offers a wide selection for your fine dining needs. Whether celebrating an anniversary, going on a romantic night out, or wrapping up a special getaway, there is amazing cuisine to perfectly highlight your stay.

Enjoy a fantastic meal at the Summit in the Broadmoor Hotel, offering sophisticated contemporary cuisine as well as live dinner music and dancing. Visit the Cliff House at Pikes Peak, one of the premier dining experiences in Colorado. Framed by the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, the Cliff House offers quality and excellence in food and an unparalleled wine selection.

Change the pace with a Colorado Springs Food Tour that takes you up to six local dining locations rich in history, culture, and flavor. If you’re craving steak, what better place to eat than The Famous Steakhouse, living up to its name and reputation. The locally owned MacKenzie’s Chop House gives you a classic dinner located in the historical Alamo building.

Try out the Pepper Tree restaurant or Motif Jazz Bistro for unforgettable dining. The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery gives you impeccable food and stunning visual arts with a focus on contemporary Colorado cuisine. The Royal Gorge Route Railroad offers a unique dining experience aboard a train with a murder mystery show! Figure out who done it while enjoying world-class dining and service.