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The Airplane Restaurant

1665 N Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2747
+1 719-570-7656
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“buffalo steak” (9 reviews)
“potato skins” (7 reviews)
“reuben” (10 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1665 N Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2747
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A VERY unique experience - eating in a converted air-refueling tanker, vintage 1950's. The staff were exceptional and the service excellent. Great food and a wonderful setting. I would recommend this as a lunch or dinner stop when visiting the National Museum of World War...More

Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is good and plentiful, the ambiance is unique. The waitresses are properly sassy and actually aviation savvy. My kind of place.

Thank tpf96555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have wanted to have a meal here for quite awhile. Stumbled across this place while picking up our son from COS. This time taking him back to the airport it was there or airport food so . . . . We all had a great...More

Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like aviation history, this is a spot not to miss. This restaurant is built around a KC-97 Stratofraighter dating back to the 1940's The restaurant area has hundreds of air craft photos, some signed by air crews. The outside could use a coat...More

Thank WileyWapiti
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant needs updating. Looks like it was put together a long, long time ago and they have not changed anything. It seems kind of dirty. However, it is fun to have an airplane attached to the building. The food is good and not expensive....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mom brought my niece (3 years old) & nephew (10 years old) up from Cañon City and we were all excited to eat at the Airplane Restaurant! When we first got there, we waited at the front for almost 10 minutes before we were...More

Thank Andi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did not want to go here. I assumed it would be very expensive. But the family wanted to go and we were bordering on a hangry meltdown. So we went and it was really cool. We had 4 sandwiches, a reuben, a club, chicken...More

Thank littleh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy location to get to with plenty of parking. A great novelty spot for tourists. You get to sit and eat inside of an actual fueler plane from the 40s. Lots of food for a good price! The service is friendly, and the staff dresses...More

Thank Minnie-sodas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in beautiful Colorado Springs (minutes from the Airport) the "Airplane" Restaurant is a fantastic place to go. The Food is very good with variety and a good value. The best part is the décor.. it's an Airplane... and the entire place in done in...More

Thank haroldw429
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

So, it's neat to eat inside andrew airplane, but once inside, it doesn't look like andrew airplane. You can play around the cockpit and the non-Airplane part of the restaurant id's full of old flight stuff and plane parts, models, gear, etc. Not only can...More

Thank Andrew H
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27 July 2015|
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Response from Tonya_Oldham | Reviewed this property |
Wide variety of food, but do try the sweet potatoe fries, they are amazing!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1665 N Newport Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80916-2747
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-570-7656
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One block east of Powers on Fountain Blvd.Adjacent to the Radisson Hotel Colorado Springs
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