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Carlos Bistro

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1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705 (Hw 24)
+1 719-471-2905
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the personalized service to the awesome menu and perfectly cooked gourmet food, this is now one of our favorite places to dine in Colorado Springs! The tomato and basil soup was outstanding and the lobster salad was very tasty as well. The portions were large (to include a lot of crab). Carlos was a gentlemen and our waitress Stephanie... More 

Thank clr132017
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was on a Wednesday between Christmas and New Years, we had early reservation so there were not many there but later it filled up so I recommend reservation for anytime past 6:30. Excel food, great flavor and large portions. Seaford that my wife and I had was excellent. They even had gluten free bread for one of my sons. Not... More 

Thank Graydon L
Golden, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

5:00 reservation, we were 2 women and the first 2 patrons for the night. We were sat in the bar area next to the waitress station. When recognizing the profiling the hostess/owner performed prior to seating us, we both asked for a different table as all tables were open. After informing us that she had a full house that night,... More 

Thank Starlyn2
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

In Colorado Springs for a conference. My husband made a reservation based on reviews. It was a bit nicer and pricier than i expected but worth the money. One of the best meals we've had.

Thank Rebecca D
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is fine dining at its best! Extremely good food. Carlos the owner is very friendly, the staff is awesome. The food is tops!

Thank randeegorman
Chicago, Illinois
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2,254 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The first thing that comes to mind after dining at Carlos Bistro in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is: "What is a restaurant like this doing in a place like this?" Carlos Bistro opened in 2004 at 1025 South 21st Street. For years, when visiting Colorado Springs and staying at The Broadmoor, the world famous resort, we always dined at the Broadmoor's... More 

1 Thank Taylor B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for our anniversary on a Saturday night. We were looking forward to a lovely dining experience but boy were we disappointed. Worse escargot ever! Gritty with zero flavor. Hardly any garlic or spices. Some guy (owner or manager) was constantly coming by. He was a little too much calling my husband by his name and... More 

1 Thank Deb F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Brought very important customers here for dinner, and I'm glad I did. Great food, wine, waitress and experience. The owner was very engaging, and the waitress was the best one I ever had. Had the lobster salad as first course and it was great. The wine list was very good with great selections. The main course selection was very good... More 

Thank Bill S
Arvada, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We enjoyed our anniversary dinner here so very much. The scallops were on point, perfectly cooked, the sides were wonderful, and the desserts were gorgeous. For desert we ordered a pan fried crepe filled with a smooth cheese custard type filling, I'm sorry I can't describe it better than that, and it was covered with a vanilla whiskey sauce. That... More 

Thank KitAtwater
Alamosa, Colorado
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you are looking for a place where you absolutely get what you pay for then Carlos Bistro is the place for you. We had a family reunion in Colorado Springs and I was looking for an upscale restaurant to take our adult kids and spouses. I tried initially to book a table for 13 at one of the Broadmoor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
    (Hw 24)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-471-2905

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?