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The Loop

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965 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1758
719-685-9344
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Location made this a great place to stop

This restaurant has been in the same location for over 20 years. Every year we make a point to stop and eat or just have a drink. The food has changed over the years but it is still worth a stop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Bev S
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Hutchinson, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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219 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hutchinson, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has been in the same location for over 20 years. Every year we make a point to stop and eat or just have a drink. The food has changed over the years but it is still worth a stop.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

From the watery, tasteless salsa, and the waitress disappearing,our visit here was disappointing. We have been here in years previous and have always had great service before. One of our three meals was great, one was mediocre, and the shrimp dish had awful shrimp! This is the first time I have regretted choosing to have dinner at the Loop.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The restaurant has a lot of seating and a great location, but the food isn't that great - pretty tasteless. They have typical Tex-Mex offerings, along with burgers and a kids' menu. Our server wasn't thrilled to be there, and it showed. This place is fine if you're looking for a quick place to eat, but I wouldn't recommend it... More 

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Arlington, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food was alright. Portions were good. Guacamole was fresh which was great. Definitely not Tex Mex if that is what you are looking for. Service was soso. Location is nice.

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Kitchener Ontario
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I was with a group of 11 in Manitou Springs staying at alocal hotel. We headed out on a Monday night and The Loop was one of the only options for a restaurant. We wanted in and they didn't even flinch when we said 'table for 11'. They pulled some tables together and we had a very good meal. There... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I am baffled by the continued popularity of this restaurant. Everything I had there was substandard, and it was the WORST margarita I've ever had.

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Manitou Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Loop is popular with tourists and locals alike.The atmosphere is fun and it has good Mexican food. I recommend the guacamole faitas.

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Manitou Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Margaritas are good, food is good. If you enjoy Mexican you will enjoy this somewhat standard yet tasty fare. The location is fun for travelers who wish to stroll downtown Manitou Springs. Sit by the window and watch the world go by or by the fire in the winter. The burger was recommended to me as the best burger in... More 

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Idaho
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Not your typical Green Chile Stew but it's the best! Fun location, quirky place, great food! Sopapillas aren't traditional sopapillas so that was disappointing.

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Colorado Springs
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

nothing special at this establishment. The chips were good, but the salsa was spicy for my taste. My daughter and I had tacos and had to eat them with a fork since they broke apart when we tried to pick them up. I also had a pomegranate margarita which was good at the time but I'm now nursing a headache... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 965 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1758
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: 719-685-9344

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?