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Spice-Life Ingredients Emprm

727 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
(719) 685-5284
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The young lady we spoke to is trying to turn this place around after the previous owner didn't do so well. She has done a fabulous job so far by giving the place a unique atmosphere and some great food. There's even a chess board set up on one of the tables, and the room is very well decorated. Try... More

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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick breakfast and found excellent service, amazing coffee, and excellent food. We ate outside on the beautiful patio. A great find- great food, atmosphere, and prices. We recommend the breakfast burrito, pancakes, and potatoes.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I'm here now drinking a low chai tea with almond milk while husband an kids play chess. Lovely. They sell wine and beer along with a wide variety of teas an spices to take home. Mellow and comfortable - what a perfect spot!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Wallet friendly yummy lunch. Chicken salad croissant with fruit. Refreshing pomorante tea. Cute place in the wall!

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winfield MO
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

a real undiscovered gem, we ate there for breakfast the morning we left town, basic fare but very good and reasonable. we wished we'd tried it sooner. i wound up buying some coffee and spices to take back home, the costa rican was very good. very relaxing atmosphere. everyone was very friendly, the young man behind the counter was hilarious.... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Fluffiest pancakes I have had in forever-- yum! It makes my mouth water just thinking about it. The ambiance was interesting- shelves of teas, herbs and spices. The young lady from south carolina who cooked and served was friendly and gave us info about Manitou. I give her props for such great pancakes! I would definitely return on my next... More

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Checked this place out with Good Karma wasn't open one morning and was pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere. My fiancé and I had some delicious tea (try the Dragon Pearl!) and relaxed in some armchairs in the back of the cafe.

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Colorado
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93 reviews 93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Just wanted a quick sandwich and soup instead of a sit-down meal, and this was just the ticket. Not a big selection on menu, but they are accommodating to make what you want (if they have the ingredients). They were out of Italian meat fixin's but made the same sandwich just w/turkey. Sandwich kind of bland, but had an outstanding... More

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Pueblo, Colorado
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130 reviews 130 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

The two women who work here could not be grumpier, unfriendlier nor more blah. Their inhospitality colored our whole experience here -- and, from our observations, of every one of the guests, also. So unnerving that I am contacting the owners to alert them.

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Colorado Springs
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442 reviews 442 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

From the moment I entered the door to place my order, the boy behind the counter treated me like a nuisance. I've worked in the food industry before (high school and college) and understand it's not always the easiest to keep a smile serving food, so I go out of my way to be friendly and respectful toward restaurant workers.... More

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