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Carlos Bistro

1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
+1 719-471-2905
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster salad” (30 reviews)
“filet mignon” (18 reviews)
“foie gras” (7 reviews)
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1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
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81 - 90 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 22 June 2015

Yes, Carlos was there and Yes he did make us feel very welcomed---we need more Carlos's in the restaurant world. His food was very good and his staff was well prepared and educated on what they were serving. We ordered their most famous dish---the lobster...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We came in for late evening drinks and appetizers. Everything we had was so delicious! The calamari was the best I have ever had. It was wonderful to meet and talk with Carlos. He made our evening a very pleasant one. We are looking forward...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 24 May 2015

It is rare to be greeted so warmly at a business as we were at Carlos Bistro. Carlos was at the front door with a very welcome smile as he agreed to seat us, without reservations, on a busy Saturday evening. Carlos Bistro has been...More

Thank ScottandJanelle
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Carlos is hospitable and gracious. $50 entrees- filet mignon and vension were excellent. More "moderate" priced entrees, ~ $30, lacked flavor and subtlety. Starters- avocado eggrolls-bland and unimaginative, shrimp cocktail-excellent quality shrimp but not chilled to optimal temperature, shrimp and scallop salad-protein was overwhelmed by...More

Thank P K
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Lived in the Springs for a few years, and we were always curious about this place. A recurring theme in the reviews is "good, but not good enough to justify the prices". Having finally visited, I would now have to agree. I wanted to try...More

1  Thank marcolius
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had the absolute pleasure of dining here on Saturday May 9th. We had reservations at 8pm. Based on the reviews and the fact that we had yet to try, I now regret not being here until now. On one of our...More

Thank JohnnyEmerson
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We come from LA and were incredibly surprised to find such a delightful restaurant in Colorado Springs. What is not surprising is that Carlos is a professional and really works every angle of this restaurant to make it such a treat. The waitstaff was very...More

Thank Swisscss
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I have traveled throughout the America's, Europe, and Southeast Asia over the last 50 years and have NEVER had a better dining experience to compare to Carlos Bistro in Colorado Springs. The quality of the food in both it's presentation and taste is second to...More

Thank chieftaveuni
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Carlos himself helped make sure my group had a top notched experience. We approached this large varied menu different than most to take the greatest advantage of the many delicious sounding selections - 7 apps and 3 entrees for 5 people! Everything from abalone, lamb,...More

1  Thank AtlantaLadybugBarb
Reviewed 19 March 2015

CARLOS AND HIS WIFE own ,work and manage the finest restaurant in CO. Springs FOOD is incredible, service is outstanding and CARLOS provides the warmth and attention , all other places are lacking, to each and every diner. We choose it repeatedly above all other...More

2  Thank Alex S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
    (Hw 24)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-471-2905
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