Loved this place. The drinks were great and the music was fantastic. I can't wait to go back!
Loved this place. The drinks were great and the music fantastic. Can't wait to go back.
Decent happy hour menu and drinks, but dining is hit or miss, depending on who is working in the kitchen. There are other places to get a decent steak.
We ordered two prime NY strips at approx 40 bucks each. Very disappointed with the quality and did not even finish. The manager did take some $$ off the bill. Wines were good...
Ya right this is a place to meet women! Women BEWARE!!! I know of at least 3 women who have been roofied at the Ritz. Luckily they were with friends and nothing horrible happened to them. Please make sure you go there in a big group especially on a friday or Saturday night.
Ritz Downtown - Blah. My chicken sandwich was significantly overcooked. My wife ordered the chicken and shrimp pasta. They forget to put in the shrimp! The waitress offered to give us a to go box with shrimp in it to make up for it. WTF!. No offer to reduce the bill for skipping the shrimp. Move on to a better restaurant folks!
Service is horrible!!!
The staff is inattentive and dismissive. It's painfully obvious they they are easily overcome by events. The bartender is overly concerned with catering to female patrons rather than his actual job. The acoustics in the place are terrible and it's a shame because the bands are great. The music is almost drowned out by people chatting away. Most of this is attributed to the fact that the place is in the garage of the owners other business which the staff freely admits, like its a good thing. The food is way overrated and over priced as well as the drinks. The entire place has an air of extreme pretentiousness as the staff is overly concerned with local elites (some Army General's wife) that frequent the place while in turn neglecting other customers. I recommend with conditions namely eat before you go, don't expect prompt service and sit outside as the indoor acoustics are almost unbearable.
Great meal, great ambiance and wonderful live music.
This brand new venue has huge potential! We LOVED the food - it is exceptional....the bernaise sauce on the Steak Tapas was among the best I've had. The salmon is a generous portion perfectly cooked in a ponzo sauce over spinach. We also tried the special which was a perfectly cooked Halibut. It is sooo rare to find a restaurant that understands how to prepare fresh fish in Colorado. While this is clearly not "fast food", but rather "made to order real food", we find the service warm and friendly and the atmosphere and music make for a pleasant wait. The perfect dry martini didn't hurt either. The Creme de Brulee was also the best I've had.....rich and creamy, yet light with a hint of cardemom and ginger! They also cater to the "Gluten Free" diners.... We hope they are so busy that they will expand service to weekdays or lunch as well.
Just what he Springs needs- a great venue with awesome jazz musicians. I agree that the noise level was ridiculous. Hopefully the jazz enthusiasts will prevail. I see lots of potential here.
Loved the food - truffle coated french fries, tempura fried bacon, tasty shrimps all with nice dipping sauces. The music was outstanding and the place was comfortable with an elegant, upscale vibe. Only complaint was the noise level in the room - lots of hard reflective surfaces and chatty youngsters.
I'm very excited about this new venue and hope it thrives and prospers in our community. I'm hoping once the social bar flys are gone--these are the people who are currently crowding the place to just talk all over the music and treat it as background noise like they do at every other bar in town--then there will be room for real Jazz lovers to come out and appreciate great music and great musicians.
Service is LACKING to say the least!! Took over an hour to get drinks after we ordered them. Well over an hour to get the appitizers that were just OK!!! Dont think I could recommend MOTIF to friends and family!!
Nosh's lunch menu was updated since the last time I had visited and it took me twice as long to order as I wanted to try EVERYTHING. I settled on a cup of squash and apple soup (although their new option for a soup trio was tempting) and their Brussel Sprouts with polenta, candied lemon zest, manchego and a Korean sauce/condiment called Kochujang. I was not disappointed. The soup, especially, was divine... the brussel sprout dish a nice mix of sweet and savory and good textures. Unfortunately we were too full to try dessert so no report there.
On my 'to try next' list: the roasted cauliflower plate with garlic, miso and caramelized onion and the chicken pistou sandwich. GREAT service - especially if you get Aspen.
Well, the Friday night Happy Hour is even better than the brunch..All you can eat Buffallo wings for free! Discounted drink prices and Live Jazz band every Friday night!
Really awesome..did I mention the friendly cocktail waitresses?
They have a GREAT Sunday Brunch with room after room of buffet-style everything you could possibly want. There is also a custom omelet station and a place where they make fresh waffles and bananas foster to order. Oh, did I mention the all-you-can-drink Mimosas??? The patio is awesome with beautiful views. This is really the place to go for Sunday Brunch. :)
What a great dining experience, best I have had in years.
The staff was friendly and entertaining, not to mention the food was great, the table side preparation was a treat that you don't see very often. The spinach salad that is prepared at your table is to die for.
We were staying at The Broadmoor and was very disappointed in the level of service at the restaurants, that was not the case with Joseph's.
We liked Joseph's so much that we returned a second time and everything was just as good as the first visit.
I highly recommend this place. Don't be fooled by the outside appearance, this place is great.
Lounge staff and atmosphere were terrific as were the mixed drinks we got from the bar. Too bad I can't say the same about the "fancy" Dining room staff. Both menus are wonderful and the wine selection is second to none. Not so sure I like that the menu in the Dining room changes so frequently. But their desserts are to die for.
Its my favorite place in the Springs. It has history, charm, romance, great food, great service, an amazing setting, the best patio in the Springs, its elegant but casual at the same time and affordable especially since they stopped doing that ALA CARTE thing that pads the bill, complete meals for less than 20 bucks!
Great food, great service, and an owner that makes sure that everyone feels welcome.
We (the wife and I) travel a lot and eat out all of the time...we often find ourselves comparing every restaurant to Carlos' Bistro.
If you haven't tried it, DO...you'll like it and be back.
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