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Craftwood Inn - CLOSED

404 El Paso Blvd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2310
719-685-9000
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mayfair

127 reviews from our community

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English first
Titusville, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We walked here from the Rockledge Country Inn upon their recommendation and were so happy we did!!! I had a venison, elk and antelope trio and was so surprised. Great service- friendly people

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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93 reviews 93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I went to this restaurant a week before it tragically closed! I wish they would find a way they could make it reopen this was some of the best food in the Colorado Springs area!

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Trinidad, CO
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I wanted to treat my wife to a nice meal for Valentine's Day and the Craftwood Inn delivered. My wife had the blackened diver scallop, roasted golden beet salad, and the Colorado Striped bass. I ordered the ostrich tataki, Tahitian Vanilla scented lobster bisque, and the red wine braised rabbit. We shared a dessert which consisted of white chocolate mousse,... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

My husband and I saw this advertised in the newspaper and immediately made a reservation. We have been twice and have not been disappointed. The event is on Wednesday nights and you must have a reservation. The meal is 3 courses and you don't know what is going to be served until you arrive(so this is not for picky eaters),... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We held a company party at the Craftwood Inn last night. I have to say that the even manager, Bobbie Laluna, and the entire staff that supported our event were superb - professionals all! The appetizers we had during our cocktail hour were wonderful - raves were heard from all on the ostrich, shrimp, smoked salmon, sausages, meat platter, and... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

What the heck happened????? My wife and I had been HUGE fans of Craftwood since we moved out here in July. Several visits including Thanksgiving day (which was great) Anyway went back 12-19 for Birthday celebration (birthday 12-20) was immediately told I could not use the birthday coupon since my birthday wasn't for another 5 hours! No problem, not going... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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72 reviews 72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

We went to the Craftwood Inn on the strength of other reviews and we weren't disappointed. Started with the striped beet and shaved fennel salads. Phenomenal. I had the elk, while the wife ordered the striped bass and scallops. The elk was a bit gamey which you would expect, but the flavor was great. The striped bass was terrific, although... More

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Houston, Texas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

My husband and I chose this spot to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and we were thrilled with the choice. Craftwood offers inside or outside dining, so we enjoyed beautiful weather on their patio. The menu features a number of game options. My goat was slow-cooked and super-tender, not a bit strong, with a large portion. My husband's lamb was excellent... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

For special events - anniversary, birthday, etc - this is our go to restaurant in Colorado Springs. In the winter, ask for the table in front of the fireplace, in the summer sit outdoors on the patio and enjoy the gorgeous view. I always look forward to the new menu items - this year was mountain goat - and I'm... More

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Boulder, CO
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We just dined here over Labor Day weekend and the food, setting and service were exceptional. Steve went out of his way to make sure everything was perfect and that we felt comfortable and welcomed. Best filet mignon I've ever had!

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Additional Information about Craftwood Inn

Address: 404 El Paso Blvd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2310
Phone Number: 719-685-9000
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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