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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Gourmet/eclectic: 5 Stars

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!!!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
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.

9 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Ikr22 on 07/05/2014 at 12:50 AM

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

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.

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

Re: “Cafe 36 at the FAC

The chef is a genius. We enjoyed our dinner very much.

Posted by gleeter on 11/03/2011 at 1:13 PM

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, 3 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: “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: “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 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

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: “Nosh

Excellent food, wine and service.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:04 PM

Re: “Adam's Mountain Café

I love Adam's Mountain Cafe! The Almond French Toast is AMAZING! Great service, great prices and freshly made healthier food = win.

Posted by Jesyka on 11/12/2010 at 8:33 AM

Re: “Garden of the Gods Gourmet

I'm a big fan of Garden of the Gods Gourmet. Love their take-home soups, breads, and Curry Chicken Salad. I recently tried their "Dinner with the Chef" and had a wonderful evening enjoying food prepared in the kitchen by Chef Larissa. The food was wonderful and the price was very reasonable. You have to make reservations in advance, but I would highly recommend it to others.

Posted by Crissy on 11/06/2010 at 3:24 PM

Re: “Motif

Loved this place. The drinks were great and the music fantastic. Can't wait to go back.

Posted by CandiceNC70 on 10/30/2010 at 11:22 AM

Re: “Craftwood Inn

One of our favorite places in town. Consistantly great food and service. We'll be back again and again.

Posted by gregR on 08/19/2010 at 4:47 PM

Re: “Adam's Mountain Café

Great meal, great ambiance and wonderful live music.

Posted by lexy yum yum on 07/27/2010 at 8:13 AM

Re: “Motif

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.

Posted by KerriO on 07/01/2010 at 4:56 PM

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