Top 10 Colorado Springs Traveler
Top 10 Restaurants in Colorado Springs
10. Sushi Ai
Holy shrimp, this scampi happening! A sushi place in the West worthy of our Top 10 Colorado Springs restaurants? Get outta town—but before you do, check out Sushi Ai. This place boasts fabulous modern dishes and décor to match. Try traditional Japanese drinks and taste some of the most decadent and top-notch sushi around. Open for lunch Mon – Fri 11 AM – 2:20 PM and Sat 11 AM – 3:30 PM and for dinner Mon – Thurs 5 PM – 9:30 PM, Fri 5 PM – 9:45 PM, Sat 3:30 PM – 9:45 PM, and Sun 11 AM – 9 PM.
In Old Colorado City, you’ll feel like you’re on the tapas the world. Serving up delicious authentic Spanish tapas in a super-cool, trendy atmosphere, you’ll want to grab a bite (or two) at the Tapateria in OCC. Great for sharing and for vegetarian/vegan options, eat as much or as little as you want! With a great location, you can bop, shop, and bar hop as much as your heart desires. Just don’t eat until you tapas over! Open Mon – Sat 11:30 AM – 9 PM and Sun 1 -9 PM.
Guten tag! We couldn’t keep this treasure off our Top 10 Colorado Springs restaurants! This utterly charming little restaurant has been serving the flavors of Germany for years. The perfect, quaint get-away or a great place for an event, this adorable restaurant can do it all. Try their delicious wienerschniztel or their incredible German beers, just don’t get so full you hate yourself, isn’t that the wurst? Open daily 11:30 AM – 9 PM, Sat and Sun open until 9:30 PM.
Attention hipsters: this Top 10 Colorado Springs restaurant is in an uber-trendy renovated old house, totally not mainstream. This globally inspired, eclectic, house-converted-bar attracts wonderful people looking to relax and chill (without Netflix, gasp!). Featuring live music, a welcoming environment, specialty cocktails, and amazing eats, you won’t regret stopping by this little place. Did we mention coffee? Also, coffee. If you’re thinking Shugas, you’re too sweet. Open daily 11 AM – 12 AM.
6. Adam’s Mountain Café
Calling all mountaineers—did you just make the trek to the top of Pikes Peak? Well, even if you didn’t, check out one of the most healthy and delicious joints around: Adam’s Mountain Café. Serving up irresistible organic and local eats that are vegetarian and vegan friendly, you’ll get all the nutrients you need in one spot! Rest those weary legs and soak up some cals—you’re on Adam’s Mountain time now. This Top 10 Colorado Springs cafe is open for breakfast and lunch daily 8 AM – 3 PM, and dinner Tue – Sat 5 PM – 9 PM.
5. Marigold Café and Bakery
If you’re wondering if you should check out this adorable Top 10 Colorado Springs eatery, the answer is oui oui! The Marigold Café and Bakery is a charming, upscale French diner that really is so much more. Offering homemade delights in the bakery section and mouth-watering dishes from the kitchen, your taste buds will be thanking you for this Parisian decision. Open Mon – Sat, bakery 8 AM – 9 PM, lunch 11 AM – 2:30 PM, dinner 5 PM – 9 PM.
4. Sahara Café
Get ready for some super flavor sensations, travelers. Boasting bold, authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, the Sahara Café basically starts a spice party in your mouth. The friendly, easygoing people at the Sahara Café want to give you a great experience, and they do not disappoint. Come check out this classy Top 10 Colorado Springs restaurant and make your tummy and your wallet happy. Open daily 10 AM – 10 PM.
3. Front Range Barbecue
We’re about to get all up in your grill about this Top 10 Colorado Springs BBQ! Front Range Barbeque serves up some of the biggest, boldest BBQ flavors this side of the Rockies. With Southern-style swag and a killer drink list, you’ll feel relaxed in no time. This joint brings in live music, so grab your bib, grab a brewski, and listen to some tunes. Open Sun – Mon 11 AM – 9 PM, Tues 11 AM – 10 PM, Wed 11 AM – 11 PM, Thurs – Fri 11 AM – 10 PM, and Sat 11 AM – 11 PM.
2. Narai Thai
Are you not thinking what we’re not thinking? This Zen establishment is a hidden treasure of the Springs—Earth toned features, plants everywhere, and dishes highlighting noodles and curry? You’ll be saying “Namaste” before you even get your food. Enjoy the atmosphere and take a few deep breaths while you wait for your utterly fabulous meal. Open Tues – Fri 11 AM – 2:30 PM and 5 – 9 PM, Sat 12 – 9 PM, and Sun 12 – 8 PM.
1. Garden of the Gods Gourmet
Easily earning the number one spot is an uber-modern Top 10 Colorado Springs café you’ll definitely want to hit up, the Gods say so. Named after one of our Top 10 Colorado Springs SEES and an icon of the Springs, this place definitely has some godly features (like their biscuits and gravy, seriously). Sip on an organic smoothie with your brunch while you gaze at the mountains, what could be better? Open Mon – Sat 7:30 AM – 8 PM and Sun 7 AM - PM.