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Carlos Bistro

1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
719-471-2905
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Ranked #5 of 1,174 Restaurants in Colorado Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Hw 24
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was recommended by friends of ours who recently ate here. We decided to try it while in town. We were greeted at the door on a Friday night by the owner and shown to our table. When was the last time an owner did that?? Then he personally told us about the menu items and specials, as well as... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband took me to Carlos' Bistro for my birthday. From the moment that we drove up and were greeted by Carlos, everything was excellent. I had the lobster salad appetizer and blackened halibut, my husband had the nachos appetizer and blackened ribeye. For dessert, I couldn't decide and had dark cherries soaked in a yummy alcohol, I can't remember... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My husband and I dined at Carlos Bistro last night. The decor was in earth tones with soft lighting, both casual and inviting. From our table, we could see the lovely patio and the mountain peaks beyond. Our server was knowledgable and helpful. The choice of wine, Elements from Sonoma, was avlovely blend and the perfect accompaniment to our meal.... More

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CO
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My family (2 adults, 2 kids) took me here for my birthday, and it was outstanding. We came for the early bird menu, which is half off of the regular menu. The prices are pretty steep, but the food was excellent. We first ordered Escargot for the appetizer. It came out bubbly and full of great flavor. Our young kids... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Carlos’ Bistro is that rare gem which once found, you will want to return. Be it only a visit for a special occasion or more regularly. Regardless of your frequency, Carlos greets you as a welcome visitor and truly appreciates your visit. Carlos’ Bistro is in a non-descript building but after he greets you in the parking lot, heartily shakes... More

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Lufkin, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a gem. Off the beaten path, in Colorado Springs. Carlos greeted us in the parking lot, which apparently is the norm. That added to the local charm. Service was quite good. Menu is really varied, which was a bit strange (from seared Hudson Valley foie gras and $75/glass Chateau d'Yquem to Italian to Mediterranean veggie pasta), and prices... More

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I dined at Carlos Bistro to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. We were staying at the Broadmoor Hotel on a Monday night and most of the hotel restaurants were closed. So we ventured elsewhere and we're so glad we did! Like other reviewers mentioned, Carlos greeted us in the parking lot as we were heading into the... More

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San Francisco, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Service was good. Owner was friendly. Reservation, Location and parking were easy. Deco was decent. But wine was overpriced and taste of food was not my type - not French not American not Italian not Californian. In sum, dishes were not impressive nor delicious. I was excited to give this a try due to others' good review but disappointed. What... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Being greeted in the parking lot by the Owner was just the beginning of a great experience! With a menu so vast that it doesn't matter what you may want, chances are it is on the menu. Ask about the lobster salad! It was a plate licking kind of salad. It was not on the menu, so ask about it!!... More

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Scottsdale
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I have travelled extensively and not adverse to telling it like it is. When I heard about Carlos and hi wonderful restaurant from friends we had high expectations. Far surpassed our expecations. Carlos is Peruvian but his food is international in preparations and flavor. Carlos will welcome you and explain the menu. He makes you feel very special in his... More

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Additional Information about Carlos Bistro

Address: 1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
Phone Number: 719-471-2905
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
Open Hours:
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Continental

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