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What to Eat in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs has its fair share of global cuisines, but it's the American and Mexican restaurants that are the biggest crowd pleasers in this mountain town. University of Colorado Colorado Springs students rave about Shuga's, a casual restaurant and bar that's known for its creative sandwiches and spicy coconut shrimp soup. King's Chef Diner is another local favorite that's been serving up its famed green chili since 1956. Order it on eggs, on cheeseburgers or have it in a bowl with all the fixings. If you're craving a beer, head to Phantom Canyon, a brewery-meets-restaurant that pairs its brews with tavern classics like bison burgers, wings and homemade pretzel bites served with beer cheese. And if you're in the mood for Mexican, locals recommend checking out Sonterra Grill. Recent patrons can't get enough of the tasty food and cocktails, plus note that the ambiance and service are both warm and inviting. 

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  • #1
    Lake Terrace Dining Room
    #1 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 265 reviewsTripadvisor (265)
    $$ | American, International
    1 Lake Ave at The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-4269
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  • #2
    Carlos Bistro
    #2 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 332 reviewsTripadvisor (332)
    $$ | American, Seafood, International
    1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
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  • #3
    Penrose Room
    #3 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 273 reviewsTripadvisor (273)
    $$ | French, American, European, International, Contemporary
    1 Lake Ave Located on the Penthouse level of the South Tower, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-4269
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  • #4
    Urban Egg a daytime eatery
    #4 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1077 reviewsTripadvisor (1077)
    $ - $$ | American, Cafe
    28 S Tejon St Ste A, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1541
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  • #5
    Uchenna
    #5 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 596 reviewsTripadvisor (596)
    $ - $$ | Ethiopian
    2501 W Colorado Ave Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
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  • #6
    Josh & John's Naturally
    #6 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 287 reviewsTripadvisor (287)
    $ | American
    111 E Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1803
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  • #7
    Mountain Shadows Restaurant
    #7 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 549 reviewsTripadvisor (549)
    $ | Cafe
    2223 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3324
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  • #8
    The Melting Pot
    #8 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 442 reviewsTripadvisor (442)
    $$ | American
    30 E Pikes Peak Ave Ste A, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1580
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  • #9
    Amy's Donuts
    #9 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 239 reviewsTripadvisor (239)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    2704 E Fountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910-3233
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  • #10
    Marigold Cafe & Bakery
    #10 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1566 reviewsTripadvisor (1566)
    $ - $$ | French, American, International
    4605 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-3304
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  • #11
    Caspian Cafe Mediterranean
    #11 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1314 reviewsTripadvisor (1314)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Persian
    4375 Sinton Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80907-4235
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  • #12
    Urban Egg a daytime eatery
    #12 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 271 reviewsTripadvisor (271)
    $ - $$ | American, Cafe
    5262 N Nevada Ave Ste 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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  • #13
    Pizzeria Rustica
    #13 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 492 reviewsTripadvisor (492)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    2527 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3096
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  • #14
    La Bella Vita
    #14 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 363 reviewsTripadvisor (363)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    4475 Northpark Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80907-4224
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  • #15
    The Rabbit Hole Dinner & Drinks
    #15 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 567 reviewsTripadvisor (567)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    101 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1419
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  • #16
    TAPAteria
    #16 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 373 reviewsTripadvisor (373)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
    2607 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3024
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  • #17
    La Baguette - Old Colorado City
    #17 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 319 reviewsTripadvisor (319)
    $ - $$ | French, Cafe, European, Soups
    2417 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3021
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  • #18
    Springs Orleans
    #18 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 558 reviewsTripadvisor (558)
    $ - $$ | Cajun & Creole
    123 E Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1803
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  • #19
    Garden of the God's Market & Cafe
    #19 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 840 reviewsTripadvisor (840)
    $ - $$ | International, American
    410 S 26th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3102
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  • #20
    Edelweiss Restaurant
    #20 of 1,540 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1559 reviewsTripadvisor (1559)
    $ - $$ | German, European, Central European
    34 E Ramona Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-2210
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