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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Gourmet/eclectic

Re: “The Famous

ZANE'S STEAKHOUSE SUCKED- ZANE'S GAVE ME FOOD POISONING (I have the credit card receipt and the Emergency Room documents) AND IS NOW CLOSED. I GUESS THAT SAYS IT ALL. THE FAMOUS HAS EXCELLENT FOOD, ATMOSPHERE AND WAIT STAFF. I think "SmartestMonkey" needs to rethink his/her name because you are truly an effing moron. The meal was "expensive" at Zane's because of the ER co-pay, Einstein.

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by snephtar on 11/03/2011 at 1:02 PM

Re: “The Rabbit Hole

What an incredible setting, it's a subterranean escape from the everyday life of Colorado Springs. I walked around to see the entire layout of the Restaurant and it seemed like I was exploring hidden caves, even a library with a variety of books. There is really cool art displayed and I actually know one of the local Artists. The staff is welcoming and personable, they made me feel like a friend not just a guest. Micro brews on tap (my favorites) and just $2.50 at Happy Hour. The food is absolutely mouth watering, I've had the Juicy Lucy burger, Ribs, Carrot soup, and the German Chocolate Cake. It's nice to have a new place that is unique and not typical of the others.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by FrankieBaby on 09/22/2011 at 11:09 AM

Re: “Nosh

Amazing food, wine & service - plus the chef is one of my dance students from LONG ago! Way to go, Shane!!!

Posted by Nancy Derby on 09/17/2011 at 10:40 AM

Re: “The Rabbit Hole

excellent food - cool atmosphere...and it's open on Sundays!!

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by snephtar on 08/25/2011 at 12:37 PM

Re: “The Rabbit Hole

All I can say is LOVED IT!!!!!! The fried duck wings are excellent. Also the stuffed artichoke. Love the ribs!!! You have to check it out, You will not be disapointed.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Ocean53 on 06/20/2011 at 12:18 PM

Re: “Motif

Can be charming, depending on who's there and who is playing in the band. Incredible players like Wayne Wilkenson on guitar are there on occasion, but then some wannabees always seem to show up. The most forgetable-the highly over-rated Bruce Pennington on piano.....ugh..... Seriously, if I hear another cliche' "Liberace"-like scale run from the keys i'll jump out a window. As long as there is a variety rotation in play, this place is worth checking out... but beware the afor mentioned lounge lizard act.

Posted by cheshirecats on 05/31/2011 at 11:53 AM

Re: “Motif

My wife and I have been since day one, We have been treated better than royalty.The staff are a gift from God!!!! The drinks and food are a passport to excellence!!!!! If you have not been here you must come and enjoy the SERVICE and FOOD !!!!

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by PaulTerri on 05/27/2011 at 9:11 PM

Re: “Motif

I just went to Motif for the first time this weekend and LOVED it!! There was a male singer who was amazing. Loved that I felt like I was in a big city, but only had to drive 20 minutes to get there. My friends and I shared a bunch of stuff off the menu. The sliders and fries were to die for and the chef's special was great as well. A little hard to find, but it was well worth the search, it was a real treat. The service was great, and the drinks as well. The mango martini was out of this world. Can't wait to go back!

Posted by rc008@aol.com on 05/19/2011 at 12:22 PM

Re: “The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery

Way overpriced, and lacks ambiance.

Posted by LeoK on 04/26/2011 at 7:23 PM

Re: “Motif

Not worth the money! I came here for a girls'-night-out and we were seated by the piano; all we could focus on was the "colorful" language we heard coming from the kitchen. The food and drinks were mediocre at best, and the servers were obviously overwhelmed. Also, after being open for almost a year, you would expect this place to have some sort of sign, but this is not the case. To top it off, as I was leaving, I passed by the side-door and had who I believe was the yeller with colorful language from the kitchen tell me to "have a good evening" as he sat in a sweaty, dirty t-shirt and shorts and smoked a cigarette. I would expect this sort of behavior and attire from a fast food restaurant, not an upscale jazz club. I absolutely advise against going here!

0 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by LoriLorilei on 04/04/2011 at 12:01 AM

Re: “The Blue Star

Hiring the new chef and snagging Nate as a bartender were excellent decisions. The late night menu needs work and the staff are okay, but not brilliant. More training and a little more panache would go a long way. It's Blue Star, not Jose Muldoons and I expect the staff to live up to a higher standard. All that said, it's good value, the best martini in town, and a wine list that compels a second look.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by NoMoreTaxes on 02/24/2011 at 5:19 PM

Re: “The Cliff House at Pikes Peak

Our first experience here was for Valentines Day a couple of years ago and we were seated in the ballroom, which was converted to a dining room for the occasion. It was okay, but less than perfect. We just went back again a couple of weeks ago and were royally treated in the 'proper' dining room. The wine list is very extensive and the food and service were superb. We're putting this place on our top 10 list of local restaurants.

Posted by gregR on 02/22/2011 at 12:06 PM

Re: “The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery

Thanks KCMike,
Honestly was not my intent at all to bump up my ratings, and now that this possible issue of rating push has been brought to my attention, it will not happen again; appreciate the note.
Lawrence "Chip" Johnson - President of Exigence, Inc.
Proprietor, Executive Chef and Gallery Director
The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery

Posted by ManitouChef on 02/15/2011 at 11:39 AM

Re: “The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery

I don't think either of Manitou Chef's comments warrant 5 stars. I agree a response was necessary for both, but why rate so highly? I guess it does bump up the overall rating of the restaurant.

Posted by KCMike on 02/15/2011 at 8:45 AM

Re: “The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery

The poster of this review has absolutely no proof whatsoever that his illness is related to his dining at my restaurant. We have served dozens of the same menu items as he had over the last few days, without any other concerns or complaints from any other guests. And during his phone call to me just minutes before this posting, he was saying he was too ill to get out of bed, yet now he can pull himself together enough to quickly fire off revenge posts? He just assumes that I should write him a check without any kind of medical procedures to link his illness to dining at my establishment! I am more than happy to address his concerns if they are valid, but to claim a supposed food illness without this being proven to be a food illness, or a food illness related to my facility is ignorant, irresponsible, intentionally harmful and reckless behavior.
Lawrence "Chip" Johnson - President of Exigence, Inc.
Proprietor, Executive Chef and Gallery Director
The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by ManitouChef on 02/14/2011 at 7:55 PM

Re: “The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery

Nothing against my server because she was great . But took my lady out for dinner to The Warehouse, it was our first time there. Spent over $100 .. Service is nice , food is overpriced in areas , but overall service was nice.. The following day I'm sick like all hell , couldn't eat anything except for throwing up all the food I ate there. I contact them as soon as I can in bed because I'm that sick . I speak to the manager and tell them my concern. Told him service was nice but I got sick off the food.This guy tells me i need to run test and this that and the forth to be certain I got sick from their establishment. Doesn't offer to replace dinner or anything, says I'm out if luck . Remember I just spent over $100 and nothing except and apology but a your out of luck till you have test run..WTF !!! Please advise don't show any love their way especially because their after a profit and their not looking for their customers well being.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Justlive on 02/14/2011 at 7:17 PM

Re: “Marigold Café and Bakery

good food/menu if you're a carnivore. If you're not, not so much.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:50 PM

Re: “Margarita at PineCreek

Best outdoor patio with live music in the summer. Great street tacos. Overall, an very good experience.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:49 PM

Re: “The Cliff House at Pikes Peak

Had breakfast in the dining room recently. This is allegedly a 4 diamond place, but the floor was dirty (food crumbs), the cream was old and curdled in the coffee, the service was slow and inattentive, but the food was good. It will be interesting to see if they hold on to all of their diamonds.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:29 PM

Re: “Adam's Mountain Café

Great, unique food with many vegetarian/vegan options. Live music is pretty good. The patio in the summer is the best.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:17 PM

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