German, European cuisine and cafes are just a few of the dining options available in Colorado Springs. Ranging from budget-friendly up to five-star, a visitor to the city will be amazed at the selections.
1) CASPIAN CAFÉ
Head off to the Mediterranean and feast upon Feta Chips, Mediterranean Pizza, or Hummus, one of several items made at the café. Other options that are made in-house include Falafel and Tzatziki.
If those options do not hit the spot, there is also Prime Rib, Honey and Almond chicken, Citrus Grilled Salmon, and Gyros. Do not forget the dessert, try the candied Caspian!
Caspian Café is open seven days a week for your enjoyment.
2) EDELWEISS GERMAN RESTAURANT
Imagine it is a brisk cold evening in Colorado Springs, German food from Edelweiss German Restaurant will have you heated up in no time. Grab one of the restaurants spectacular signature dishes, such as bratwurst, and pair it with a beverage on tap, how does Stiegl Radler sound?
Filet Mignon ‘Madeira’ comes wrapped in bacon and Madeira wine sauce, for all the steak lovers! Those looking for a lighter flare try out the Summer Berry Salad. Do not forget the appetizer! The Sampler Plate plays host to two types of shrimp, salmon, ham, and bratwurst.
This fantastic family-owned south side Colorado Springs restaurant is available to curve your appetite seven days a week. What are you waiting for?
3) PEPPER TREE RESTAURANT
Calling all steak lovers! It does not matter if you call Colorado Springs home or are in town for a meeting, Pepper Tree Restaurant is the place to be. Bask in some of the most incredible downtown Colorado Springs views while enjoying four of Pepper Tree’s incredible signature dishes prepped tableside.
Not a lover of steak? No problem. Enjoy some Maine Lobster Tail, English Dove Sole, or Gulf Shrimp Scampi. Cap off your delicious meal with some Apple Pie, Crème Brulee, or Chocolate Cake.
Pepper Tree Restaurant is open six days a week, and due to its popularity, the restaurant does recommend reservations.
Shuga’s is where all the cool kids’ hangout, but do not let the presence of the college students fool you. Everyone is welcome at this hip eclectic bar and restaurant.
Start with a cocktail, maybe a Tiki Mai Tai or City Grocery Mojito. If that is not your cup of tea, try some Shuga’s Lemon Ginger Tea.
Order up an appetizer such as Jalapeno Bacon Mac n Cheese or Bruschetta. Top it all off with a Hot Roast Beef or Northwest Pita. Whatever you decide on, it will be a hit!
5) Restaurant 1858
After spending the day at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventures Zip Lines, head over to Restaurant 1858 and indulge in some incredible lunch or dinner. Situated along Seven Fall’s banks, is where you find this fantastic Broadmoor dining opportunity.
Enjoy Roasted Tomato Tortilla Soup, Low Country Shrimp & Grits, Colorado Rocky Mountain Trout, and Lemon Meringue Pie as you dine close to the waters of the impeccable natural box canyon.
During your time at Restaurant 1858, do not forget to take in the history of the surrounding area from days gone by as you glance at the showcased historic photographs.
Take note that you will need to have a ticket to the coveted Seven Falls to enjoy all that Restaurant 1858 offers. The restaurant recommends casual wear.
6) PENROSE ROOM
Grab your best dinner jacket, lady or gentleman, and head to the only Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond restaurant that Colorado Springs has to offer. Located up on the ninth floor of Broadmoor South, you find the lavish and outstanding Penrose Room.
Enjoy the mesmerizing mountain views as you enjoy your four-course a la cart meal or the 6-course Chef’s tasting menu.
Start the evening off with a Ruby Beet Salad or Pan Seared Sea Scallop before moving on to the Honey Lacquered Rohan Duck. Save room for the White Chocolate Cheesecake or Lemon Tart. Ice Creams that are homemade and Sorbets are also available.
Cap the evening off with some dancing and live entertainment as you enjoy the Penrose Trio.