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Crystal Park Cantina

178 Crystal Park Road, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
+1 719-685-5999
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Crystal Park Cantina is a unique, home-style Mexican restaurant in Manitou Springs serving delicious food made with the finest ingredients available.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Crystal Park Cantina is a unique, home-style Mexican restaurant in Manitou Springs serving delicious food made with the finest ingredients available.
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Friendly service, great food. We eat lots of Mexican food in Texas but this was different and delicious. Can't go wrong with this place and I don't ever hand out 5s!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Food was not good. The place is pretty cute and service was not bad. But, the food just did not cut it. The chicken in the burrito was dry and flavorless and the white sauce over it was "broken" and also flavorless. Neither of us liked it or finished eating it. Not sure how the other mexican places are, but... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Service was mediocre. Staff was pleasant but had to ask for refills on drinks and salsa. I got burned on a very hot plate and the staff never asked how I was after getting me a bag of ice that I had asked for. Enchiladas were tasty although they were rock hard as they deep fry them? Food is on... More

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Cedarville, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This restaurant is fairly close to Pikes Peak Cog Railway. The food was great,casual, quiet and a nice patio. It's away from the hustle and bustle of Main St. Thanks Jessica for the service.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We wanted Mexican and did want a chain restaurant. This was the place. Their margaritas were amazing epically the La Sangria Margarita. Service was excellent and dinner was really good. Portion size was perfect. I had the grilled shrimp tacos they were perfect. They're off the beaten path but so worth the trip. There were a lot of locals there... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We went here with our kids after visiting Garden of the Gods. Food had great flavor, and good portions. I had the chicken enchiladas with green chili which was very good. It appeared that there was only one menu for lunch and dinner, so lunch was a little pricier than normal, but no other complaints. Worth a visit if you're... More

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Manitou Springs, Colorado
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This location housed the Mission Bell restaurant for many years and it's food was mediocre. I had not eaten here since it opened as the Crystal Park Cantina a couple years ago. I am sorry I waited so long! We arrived to find parking sparse. Afraid we would find the wait lengthy; we were pleased to be seated immediately (party... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Highly reccommend Crystal Park Cantina! great margaritas, great food, great atmosphere. I had the Mexican Mixto...chili relleno and enchilado with rice and beans. It was really good. The food is a little "fancier" than I'm used to and I'm ok with that. enjoy!

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Denver, Colorado
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We enjoyed a nice lunch on the patio of this restaurant. The setting is quiet. the food was good and the service was great. They didn't hurry us through our meal so we had time to relax and enjoy talking on the patio. I would definitely return to this restaurant.

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Manteo
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in the a Cantina for dinner after reading the reviews on trip advisor. The food was amazing. I had the Mexican Mixto which was a plateful of almost everything on the menu with two different sauces. I can not tell you how much I enjoyed this meal. Besides the delicious entrees the beans and the sauces that went with... More

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