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King's Chef Diner

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131 E Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1407
+1 719-636-5010
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07:00 - 15:45
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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158 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We went to the original location on Costillo. It is a very small diner (13 seats), but what fun!! Cassandra (the only waitress) made us "first-timers" feel right at home and made sure we knew that the portions were big and the green chile hot. They serve breakfast and lunch all day (I believe 7 am to about 2 pm).... More 

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Thank Tim C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Nicer than your typical dive diner, but all the hustle and bustle that your expect from a busy downtown location. Nothing fancy -- just consistently great grub for the whole family.

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Thank Runningonadream
San Diego, California
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Decent diner food, nothing spectacular, just what you would expect from a diner. The portions are large. Staff was very nice.

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Thank Erin W
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Saturday mornings our treat is to eat out. We live northeast of Colorado Springs. There are very few local cafes in the area so we tend to travel toward downtown and the west side of the Springs. Recently, we went to the King's Diner. We've been quite fond of the diner since eating there a number of years ago. It... More 

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2 Thank MikeB1952
New York City, New York
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A local told us to go here. Locals know best. Wow. I still dream about their burritos. Large portions here so don't over order. Super nice waitstaff, even to outsiders (Colorado can be a "locals only" type place). We ate here twice and wish we went a third time. Best place we ate at in town.

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Thank NomadicFrames
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I'm appalled that there are reviews of KC that include adjectives such as "disappointed," and "overrated." It's a freakin' "DINER," people! Temper your expectations. If you think the portions are "small" or the food "tasteless," you don't understand food and need to go back to food school. This place is on point. Whether you're stumbling out of a bar or... More 

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1 Thank MD L
Frisco, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Had an early dinner here with the family after visiting Garden of the Gods. We came based on the great reviews here. We ordered also based on the reviews others have posted. Many mentioned that the portions are huge, so we ordered only two dishes for the four of us (2 adults 2 kids) to share. We ordered the Bronco... More 

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Thank JHYS
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

They are open for breakfast all day. The portions are large. They only take cash no credit cards. I has two eggs, hashbrowns and toast on a very large plate. The food and service were very good.

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1 Thank Ron T
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I ordered the ham and eggs and literally that is what I got.Two eggs and a piece of ham!! I was charged $8.50!! Was under the impression it was a standard breakfast with hashbrowns and toast too, but nope!! I paid way too much for the amount of food I got and won't be coming back too this place. Perhaps... More 

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Thank Tamara O
Naples, Italy
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88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I ate here with family and was very impressed with the service and the food. The staff were friendly and the customer service was excellent throughout. The place had a great diner vibe and the portions were huge, but they allow you to choose 1/2 and 1/4 portions so you can mix and match (or simply because you can't eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$13
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:45
Monday
07:00 - 15:45
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:45
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:45
Thursday
07:00 - 15:45
Friday
07:00 - 15:45
Saturday
07:00 - 15:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 E Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1407
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-636-5010

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