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1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
719-471-2905
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Ranked #6 of 1,203 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
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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111 reviews 111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Looking for a new place for our company holiday party, Carlo's place came as a recommendation. A little skeptical because of the simple name, after checking the menu out we gave it a go. They did an excellent job of handling our group and the food was amazing, everyone kept talking about how good it was. Since then we went... More 

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Colorado Springs
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Calos Bistro is as good as fine dining can get. Don't worry about the dinning rooms in the fancy five-star resorts. Instead, come here where the food is better, the service is perfect, and every aspect of the operation shows meticulous attention to detail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I love that whenever I come to eat here Carlos always greets me and remembers my name. He is always such a gentleman and touches every table in the house. I had my rehearsal dinner here as well and it was nothing short of amazing. I've had several food items on the menu and I haven't had one dish that... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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170 reviews 170 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

when you're paying the prices charged by Carlos Bistro (Halibut $55, Avocado salad $13, etc.). In our meal this New Year's Eve, those standards were met, and we feel we got our money's worth. That expensive Halibut was cooked to perfection, the mashed potatoes were super great, the frog legs delicious, the key lime torte delectable. My wife said the... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Everything at Carlos Bistro is top notch. The owner, Carlos greets each diner in the parking lot starting the evening off with an amazing customer experience. The food was impeccable! From the salads, to the entrees to the dessert. This is one of our very special treat restaurants.

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Healdsburg, California, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wide range of menu items serve enthusiastically and supervised by Carlos himself. The menu items were only slightly less eclectic than the wines. That made both the food and wine selecting fun, even exciting. My dinner was wonderful, my wife was less impressed but not so that she wouldn't return.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

If you are going to a restaurant, where cost is no object, then the experience should be memorable. Carlos Bistro will give you the memorable experinece both in food and service. You are met and greeted by Carlos himself, and he will again see you at your table sometime during your meal to hear about your experience with you food... More 

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Colorado
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99 reviews 99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The French escargots were delightful, and the sauce they came in perfect for dipping. The house specialty salad with half lobster and goat cheese is a treat for the senses. The veal scaloppini were delicious. The seafood special, "something-something" sole, was somewhat bland and the risotto was overcooked. Both main dishes had great sauces. The dessert with berries and vanilla-burbon... More 

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Gardner
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were vacationing in Colorado Springs for our first anniversary and went to Carlos' Bistro based on reviews we read. It was outstanding from start to finish. We shared a fried calamari appetizer - delicious. I had the Caesar Salad, husband had the shrimp and scallop salad to start. Both fantastic. We went with beef for the entree. I had... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Lsat night my husband, two sons and myself went to Carlos Bistro for a celebration dinner. As usual, Carlos greeted us in the parking lot as if we were best friends...we've eaten here a few times, but not enough for him to remember us...but he treated us as if we did! We ordered the Foie Gras and Hush puppies as... 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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