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Crystal Park Cantina

178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
+1 719-685-5999
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
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1 - 10 of 302 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ask the waiter to what to order and he told us a heavenly meal and margarita We could not have any better food anywhere. Enjoyed the outside dining This is a must stop if you are in the area

Thank Susan H
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Susan, thank you sincerely for the great review -- come back any time for more! Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after a recommendation from another couple. Mango margaritas were very good and food was excellent. We ordered the smaller portions of our meal but still thought it was a lot of food. It all tasted fresh and delicious! Chips and salsa were very...More

Thank Laura S
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Laura, thank you for the compliments! Happy to hear you enjoyed it all -- hope we'll see you again very soon for more! Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We could walk here from our hotel. That was a real plus. We had to wait 30 minutes for a table and 30 minutes for our food. This is a busy place. Don't go if you are in a hurry. Lots of Mexican beers on...More

Thank friendofmitzi
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals so much! I'm sorry for the long wait, though -- busy or not, an hour is a bit long to have to wait, so we'll work on that. Still, it's great to hear from you and I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on TripAdvisor reviews we decided to get off the Main Street for lunch. Being from Austin, Texas we wanted to try some Colorado Mexican food. My Husband got the jalapeño poppers and thoroughly enjoyed them. He also had the Cantina Burger and told our...More

Thank TREVI36
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I sincerely appreciate you deciding to give us a try, and I'm happy to hear you and your husband enjoyed almost everything so much! Thank you for the wonderful review and for already planning a return. Can't wait to see you again! Best, Justin A.,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Manitou Springs to drive up Pikes Peak. Went here based on Tripadvisor reviews and weren't disappointed. I had the Pulled pork /avocado burrito with green chile verde sauce and my wife had the Shrimp tacos. Both were very good and the price...More

Thank travelerkent
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm happy to hear you both enjoyed your meals, Kent -- thanks for the excellent review! I truly do appreciate it and I hope we'll see you again sometime. All the best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had reservations for a a large group, but waiter repeatedly threatened to take a table away because part of the group was a few minutes late. He never got any nicer throughout the meal - it seemed any service we got was a chore...More

2  Thank Carol A
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Carol, I'm sorry to hear you were unhappy with the service -- I only wish you'd let a manager know so we could have done something about it in the moment. I apologize if anything else wasn't to your taste, and I hope you'll give...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some hockey friends recommended this place and they were spot on! Great food (I just had 2 chicken tacos which was more than enough) and drinks (margarita). I was traveling solo I was able to find a spot at the rather small but adequate bar....More

Thank MadCity53562
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you loved it so much -- thanks for following your friends' advice and giving us a try! We appreciate the great review and we hope you'll come back soon! Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by our hosts at the Blue Skies Inn. It has a very nice, upscale atmosphere and fantastic food and mararitas. Service was excellent.

Thank Shrouts
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit -- thank you sincerely for the kind words! Come back and see us again soon. Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again, Trip Adviser come through! Crystal Park Cantina couldn't have been more perfect. Do not miss the guacamole and if you are so inclined, a margarita. Warm vibes plus service was outstanding, and the menu offered great choices for our group. Lots to love...More

Thank philadelphiastory
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

After a fantastic review like this one, we can't wait to see you again either! Thank you so much for giving us a try, and for taking the time to write this for us. Hope you'll be back very soon! Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such good food and margaritas, in an interesting former house. Was told that this is where the Manitou locals go. We can see why!

Thank KCDinCO
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the compliments, and for taking a chance on us! Sounds like you really enjoyed it and we're glad you did. Hope to have you back again soon! All the best, Justin A, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-5999
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Description
Crystal Park Cantina is a unique, home-style Mexican restaurant in Manitou Springs serving delicious food made with the finest ingredients available.
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