Colorado Springs Travel Guide

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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
    The Melting Pot
    #1 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 364 reviewsTripAdvisor (364)
    $$ | American
    30 E Pikes Peak Ave Ste A, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1580
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  • #2
    Lake Terrace Dining Room
    #2 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 251 reviewsTripAdvisor (251)
    $$ | American, International
    1 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-4269
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  • #3
    Uchenna
    #3 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 579 reviewsTripAdvisor (579)
    $ - $$ | Ethiopian
    2501 W Colorado Ave Ste 105 Use Entrance to the Building, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3070
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  • #4
    Carlos Bistro
    #4 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 277 reviewsTripAdvisor (277)
    $$ | American, Seafood, European, International
    1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
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  • #5
    Urban Egg a daytime eatery
    #5 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1023 reviewsTripAdvisor (1023)
    $ - $$ | American, Cafe
    28 S Tejon St Ste A, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1541
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  • #6
    Josh & John's Naturally
    #6 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 254 reviewsTripAdvisor (254)
    $ | American
    111 E Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1803
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  • #7
    Penrose Room
    #7 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 255 reviewsTripAdvisor (255)
    $$ | 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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  • #8
    Marigold Cafe & Bakery
    #8 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1511 reviewsTripAdvisor (1511)
    $ - $$ | French, American, International
    4605 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-3304
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  • #9
    Mountain Shadows Restaurant
    #9 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 500 reviewsTripAdvisor (500)
    $ | Cafe
    2223 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3324
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  • #10
    Amy's Donuts
    #10 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 229 reviewsTripAdvisor (229)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    2704 E Fountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80910-3233
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  • #11
    TAPAteria
    #11 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 345 reviewsTripAdvisor (345)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish
    2607 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3024
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  • #12
    Caspian Cafe Mediterranean
    #12 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1286 reviewsTripAdvisor (1286)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Persian, Egyptian
    4375 Sinton Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80907-4235
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  • #13
    Mod Pizza
    #13 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 104 reviewsTripAdvisor (104)
    $ | American, Pizza, Fast Food
    7447 N Academy Blvd Falcon Landing, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3204
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  • #14
    The Rabbit Hole Dinner & Drinks
    #14 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 506 reviewsTripAdvisor (506)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    101 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1419
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  • #15
    Pizzeria Rustica
    #15 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 471 reviewsTripAdvisor (471)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    2527 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3096
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  • #16
    NaRai Thai Restaurant
    #16 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 141 reviewsTripAdvisor (141)
    $ - $$ | Asian, Thai
    805 Village Center Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-3603
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  • #17
    Urban Egg a daytime eatery
    #17 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 247 reviewsTripAdvisor (247)
    $ - $$ | American, Cafe
    5262 N Nevada Ave Ste 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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  • #18
    Shuga's Restaurant
    #18 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 364 reviewsTripAdvisor (364)
    $ - $$ | American, Soups
    702 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-4004
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  • #19
    Margarita At Pine Creek
    #19 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 321 reviewsTripAdvisor (321)
    $ - $$ | American, International, Contemporary
    7350 Pine Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-2626
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  • #20
    La Bella Vita
    #20 of 1,714 Places to Eat in Colorado Springs
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 334 reviewsTripAdvisor (334)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Asian
    4475 Northpark Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80907-4224
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