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Food and restaurants in Manitou Springs

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This is one of our favorites - it has a great balance of healthy food options, delicious cocktails, and amazing desserts - brunch, lunch or dinner, this is a great option.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Typical Mexican dishes and giant margaritas served in landmark adobe built in 1903”
  • 26 locals recommend
Fondue Restaurant
“Voted best place to celebrate - CS Gazette. This restaurant is in the building.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Local favorite Mexican restaurant in Manitou Springs. They have amazing margaritas. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“The Trading Post looks small on the outside, but is so big on the inside and they have an array of gifts, souvenirs, and art. Enjoy lunch at the Balanced Rock. Cafe. The historical Garden of the Gods Trading Post is on the southwest edge of the park and is a stone’s throw from the famous Balanced Rock. The Balanced Rock is a favorite place for taking pictures, too.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Regular or gluten free pizza, tasty calzone's, NY style. Eat in, pick up or delivery.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our sauce and dough are handmade, fresh daily. Our pasta sauces are made from authentic Italian recipes. ​ We do not cut corners and are proud to make our pizza, pasta, and subs the old fashioned way. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Delicious and well-presented Mediterranean food 2 minutes' walk from the Nest at the White Yarrow.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Cafes

Restaurant
“This is one of our favorites - it has a great balance of healthy food options, delicious cocktails, and amazing desserts - brunch, lunch or dinner, this is a great option.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Café
“"This place is super quirky and we love it. We nicknamed it the Ewok Village. Manitou Springs hippydom at its finest is presented at this cafe operated by friendly hemp-wearing 12-tribes subscribers. Home-baked muffins and breads, granolas, salads, sandwiches, smoothies - all fresh, organic foods in a truly unique environment. Open 24 hours a day except Friday evening - Saturday evening for religious observance."”
  • 18 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“The Trading Post looks small on the outside, but is so big on the inside and they have an array of gifts, souvenirs, and art. Enjoy lunch at the Balanced Rock. Cafe. The historical Garden of the Gods Trading Post is on the southwest edge of the park and is a stone’s throw from the famous Balanced Rock. The Balanced Rock is a favorite place for taking pictures, too.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“The Incline is a popular hiking trail in Manitou Springs rising 2,011 feet in elevation in .88 miles. Formerly a narrow gauge funicular railway, it is a famous (or notorious) fitness challenge for locals of the Springs area. The Incline takes most people between 40 min and 2 hr. Build in an extra hour for the hike down the lower leg of the Barr Trail.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Store
“In the heart of downtown Manitou Springs, Super friendly service, great coffee, bakery and breakfast items. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Delicious and well-presented Mediterranean food 2 minutes' walk from the Nest at the White Yarrow.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“1. Colorado Coffee Merchants roasts our beans. 2. They AIR roast - oh yeah. Only 20% of roasters in America Air Roast. It's a highly technical and difficult process but the smooth, clear flavors can't be denied. 3. Our baristas go through a lot of training on milk steaming, espresso, grind, tamp and pour. Well ok, let's just say they love Espresso and if your drink doesn't reflect it - ask them to make it again - on us! The Red Dog coffee shop is so called because of all of the pictures of dogs inside. They serve excellent coffee and cakes and light lunches. The staff are very friendly. You can sit at the front or inside.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Strong collection of artwork on display; resident artisans at work in studios.”
  • 1 local recommends

Bakeries

Café
“1. Colorado Coffee Merchants roasts our beans. 2. They AIR roast - oh yeah. Only 20% of roasters in America Air Roast. It's a highly technical and difficult process but the smooth, clear flavors can't be denied. 3. Our baristas go through a lot of training on milk steaming, espresso, grind, tamp and pour. Well ok, let's just say they love Espresso and if your drink doesn't reflect it - ask them to make it again - on us! The Red Dog coffee shop is so called because of all of the pictures of dogs inside. They serve excellent coffee and cakes and light lunches. The staff are very friendly. You can sit at the front or inside.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 2 locals recommend