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“Delicious food, good atmosphere”

Crystal Park Cantina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$16
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Crystal Park Cantina is a unique, home-style Mexican restaurant in Manitou Springs serving delicious food made with the finest ingredients available.
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Service was great, food was wonderful, and it's a cute little place. Loved it - we will definitely be back!

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Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

It's pleasing to hear that you found our food to be wonderful and our service great. Thanks for the kind recommendation. We're looking forward to the next time you're back our way.

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Justin A., Owner

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Went here with the family for dinner It was crowded when we arrived. I would recommend making reservations since it's a small establishment, and it does fill up. The service was pretty good considering the crowd. We got chips and salsa fairly quick. The chips were okay and the salsa was average. They have a small beer menu with only one local craft beer on tap. The waiter said they rotate the local beer every month or so. the margaritas appeared to be good - my wife enjoyed hers. The meals were pretty tasty. Not authentic Mexican, rather a local spin on the basic recipes one would be familiar with. The kid's meals were adequate. Overall a decent meal.

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Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Robert, it's good to know you enjoyed your visit overall, and I appreciate you taking the time to write this for us. I hope we'll get to see you again before too long!

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Justin A., Owner

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

My wife's comment is easy and direct...the best Mexican I have ever tasted...and we have spend time in Mexico, New Mexico, Arizona and California.....I had a Chilean empanada and it was unique and delicious.....one server, her assistant, and a busser delivered and removed our food with a smile, while dealing with 3 other tables and a family birthday party of 14.....we left with very happy tummies, and a feeling that this restaurant could be a very high bar for any others to reach....excellent

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Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

William, it's absolutely fantastic to hear how much you and your wife both loved everything the other day, and we hope you'll come back again sometime soon for more!

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Justin A., Owner

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Service was great, very prompt and the food was hot!! Very good chips and very flavorful salsa! Grilled Shrimp taco was very authentic with the salsa and saffron rice. I do think they should be server on full size tortillas!! My mom ordered huevos rancheros. She really enjoyed and the eggs cooked to perfection and very flavorful,spicy red and green chili. Margaritas are top notch, just lime juice and tequila, i cant stand triple sec!!. Great Job Crystal Park Cantina and GO BRONCOS :-)

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Thank Court M
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Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Court, it's fantastic to hear from you -- thanks for being such a fan! Come back soon! :D

Take care,
Justin A., Owner

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was looking for some fish tacos. They knocked it out of the park. Service was adequate and helpful, not overbearing. They had kids meals for my daughter and the chips and salsa was top notch, just the right heat and flavor. I usually skip the rice and beans but they really had a good flavor. Its off the beaten path but worth the extra mile or so.

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Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Glad to hear you loved the fish tacos and everything else as much as you did -- thank you for your kind words! Hope to see you again soon!

Best,
Justin A., Owner

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