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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Gourmet/eclectic

Re: “Briarhurst Manor Estate

My husband and I recently got married at The Briarhurst Manor and all I can say is WOW!!! We are speechless. We found this venue over the internet. The reviews were pretty good and so much was included so we booked it without seeing it. We live in Florida so when we had a chance we came out to do cake tasting and so on and omg this place is beautiful. The food is to die for. We eneded up having our rehearsal dinner here also in the Palmer Room!!! The price is so reasonable... Not even fair actually compaired to the service and food. There were even deer hanging around during the wedding. Our planner Allison.... Im really not sure there are words to describe how amazing she was. I still tear up thinking about her and everytime i turned around, she was always there to make sure my family and our guests were happy. We were so nervous and Allison just made it happen. Our wedding was so intimate, and beautiful. We truly couldn't have dreamed of a better wedding. Allison felt like part of the family. She def. Outdid herself. I would reccommend Allison and the Briarhurst Manor ten times over. The staff was also so attentive and amazing, even patient when dealing with drunkin guests. We cant thank you enough. From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you. We cant wait to come back for our anniversary every year. This is the nost beautiful venue with amazing people👍😊

Posted by Andrea Rapkin on 10/20/2016 at 4:50 PM

Re: “Alchemy

Awesome drinks and friendly staff. Best new drinks ever!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by tmoore7374 on 08/13/2016 at 8:13 PM

Re: “Carlos' Bistro

For our 20th anniversary, our children arranged an evening at this world class restaurant. We were warmly greeted in the parking lot by Carlos and escorted to our table by Marcia. Mere words cannot describe the experience. They have a perfect level of attention to every detail, amazing layers of flavor, and service as if you were their only guest. The menu is unmatched and the Crème Brulee is like no other. Thank you for this wonderful memory.

Posted by The Boss on 08/12/2016 at 9:09 AM

Re: “Ritz Grill

We just had our wedding reception at Ritz Grill and I can't even begin to find words for the service, food, and the entire amazing experience. From the time we met Amberdawn and began scheduling our reception, to her incredible team that took care of our party on the night of our reception - everything was PERFECT! Riley and Christy (our bartender and server) were loved by everyone in our party! They took great care of everyone (and Christy makes GREAT drinks!), and above all else, all the kids that were in attendance were treated like royalty as they sat up at the bar, ordered their "drinks," and chatted with the bartenders. The food was delicious and loved by everyone, and Riley knew who had food allergies, and what they were before we even had a chance to confirm everything with him. If you are looking for a cool atmosphere, amazing food and service, and to top it off - AFFORDABLE - Ritz Grill is as great as it gets!

Posted by Leesa Berthiaume on 07/06/2015 at 10:41 AM

Re: “The Blue Star

The food quality and the service is just not holding up to history of this place. People mention the wine list, but in this day and age, I can have any bottle of wine I want dropped at my door for 1/3 the price. If I'm going to pay the premium for the food and wine, I expect good service. Unfortunately, I believe the blue star has lost the edge in the service arena.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by George Rapko on 05/18/2015 at 7:31 AM

Re: “The Wobbly Olive

I was very impressed with this restaurant. I thought there food and service was first-rate. Also their bartender (I don't myself drink, so I don't know first-hand) seemed very skilled and earned the praises of the person I was with who *did* order a cocktail.

Sean Fitzgerald
Colorado Springs, CO

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by LocalReachMktg on 05/11/2015 at 8:48 AM

Re: “Potato Potato (food truck)

From the fries on up to the entree toppings it's stellar grub. Rare that anyone would be disappointed. And the guy slingin' the spuds has better taste in music than you do.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Jah Dave on 03/14/2015 at 12:12 PM

Re: “The Famous

The best place for a steak in southern Colorado. Don't have a friend to go with? Have a drink at the bar, have a delicious steak, and as long as you're reasonably friendly and interesting you'll surely make a friend there. Favorites include the rib eye medium rare, the filet charred rare, and the old fashioned. The bar and restaurant staff are friendly and are real pros. I usually go to the Famous on Thursday nights. It is less busy than Friday and Saturday, plus the pianist, Ken Janzen is there all three of those nights. He is really a terrific performer. You can't go wrong for lunch or dinner.

Posted by TrevorDierdorff on 10/23/2014 at 1:52 PM

Re: “The Wobbly Olive

This place is amazing!!!

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by justinthyme on 08/08/2014 at 12:21 AM

Re: “The Wobbly Olive

This place has an awesome drink menu and wonderful tapas. It's nice to have a local family owned business in a sea of boring corporate restaurants.

12 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Ikr22 on 07/05/2014 at 12:50 AM

Re: “Ritz Grill

There's a bartender named Laken, she's pretty awesome and liberal w the drinks. But also a tease in a good way

Posted by bong gong on 05/15/2014 at 3:55 PM

Re: “The Famous

Looking for grass-fed and finished beef, preferably. Also attractive is locally produced meats, not feedlot animals, hormone and antibiotic free.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by Lalahartma on 03/25/2014 at 9:31 AM

Re: “The Famous

Lalahartma What kind of cattle do you find attractive these days? Or is this just another trendy thing?

4 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Robert Wyman on 03/22/2014 at 8:10 PM

Re: “The Famous

They really need to update their menu. Grain-fed beef is not very attractive these days.

0 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Lalahartma on 03/17/2014 at 10:33 AM

Re: “The Famous

I ate at the Famous last week...and finally have my strength back enough from being sick to say it was the absolute worst meal I have ever eaten out. What in the meal made me sick...I don't know, but it was all tough, tasteless, cold, and just bad.

The meat was the worst part...try the Texas Road House if you want a juicy, hot, nicely charred steak. The Famous sucks.

4 likes, 23 dislikes
Posted by TejonTech on 02/17/2014 at 3:53 PM

Re: “MacKenzie's Chop House

My experience was exquisite and I hope to repeat it. I was there Nov. 20 and whomever was "in the kitchen" rocked! Scallops! omg...The ambience is rich and the bill proves it. <3 the place for a nice date

Posted by Parris Larrain on 05/07/2013 at 10:50 AM

Re: “Nosh

Went to Nosh the other day...and it is really hard now to get a glass of water...what is that about?

Posted by TejonTech on 05/06/2013 at 4:54 PM

Re: “Ritz Grill

Went for lunch today to try the new menu. It had a lot of interesting food that all sounded sooo good. I had The Bomb sandwich. That is a perfect name it was truly the bomb, it had egg salad and pastrami. My husband had the Peking chicken and asparagus fries which were amazing. My son had fish and chips and he liked those. OH yeah started with the Man Candy, you can't go wrong with spicy/sweet bacon.

Posted by Ronni Lekics on 03/21/2013 at 6:16 PM

Re: “The Blue Star

To: Alison F- From 03/06/2013


My sincere apologies that your most recent experience at the Blue Star did not meet your expectations. Our focus is always to provide an outstanding value to our guests through exceptional customer service as well as fresh and unique culinary selections. Please contact me at the Blue Star 719-632-1086.

Katherine Miller, General Manager

3 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by The Blue Star on 03/20/2013 at 10:12 AM

Re: “The Blue Star

How rare...I have been eating at the Blue Star since it opened and have always had a first rate experience on every level.

The Blue Star and Marigold's are the two best places to eat in the City...just considerably better than any similarly priced places.

Importantly, the volume is high enough that the foot is always fresh...I am actually pretty stunned by the bad review. Maybe the hubby is allergic to sea bass.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by TejonTech on 03/07/2013 at 9:51 AM

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