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PJ's Bistro

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819 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
(719) 685-1195
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 99
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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My family and I have dined at PJ's maybe ten times over the last couple years and we are always very happy. The first time we arrived we were surprised by the Eastern European menu, and several times I have been there and seen others look at it and leave...I guess they expect to see more of a bar... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
ChefVictorMatthews
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Colorado Springs
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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217 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Definitely love the menu offerings, however, do not like this Westside house as well as the former Manitou location. Several former visits to the Manitou location meant a bit of a wait for this fine food to be prepared but our recent visit to Colorado Ave resulted in quite a long wait on the kitchen. Too long. European dining usually... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

They have moved and are now located at 1015 W. Colorado Ave. 80904. The food was great and I know I will be back there again very soon.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

P.J. just moved to their new location on W. Colorado between OCC and Downtown, As part of a Day Car Tour I brought a group of 20 in for lunch. Due to timing limitations P.J. created a Pre Fixe menu for us. When we arrived we were treated like family. The service was great, The food was excellent, Pierogies, Potato... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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116 reviews 116 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

They just moved locations to an excellent spot on W Colorado between downtown and Old CC. Amazing patio. Great drink list (we tried a few on a sunny afternoon- all good!). Try all the pierogies. All of them. They are perfection.

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Shady Springs, WV
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My husband and I found this place after our visit to Garden of the Gods. We had some good beer and shared a plate of potato pancakes and perrogies! We really enjoyed it all and will definitely be back the next time we're in the area!

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Colorado Springs
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My family and I have dined at PJ's maybe ten times over the last couple years and we are always very happy. The first time we arrived we were surprised by the Eastern European menu, and several times I have been there and seen others look at it and leave...I guess they expect to see more of a bar and... More 

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Roseau, Minnesota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went there for lunch. The menu was had some good looking Russian and eastern European dishes on it. The price was reasonable. The seating area was small, but there is a pleasant outdoor dinning option in good weather.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We wanted a light meal and chose from the breakfast menu around brunch time. Potato pancakes with smoked salmon...definitely delicious. Atmosphere is Manitou funky but service was excellent and food freshly prepared. We enjoyed.

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Hollywood, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went there on the recommendation of a hotel keeper in the area. Many stairs to get in. Very relaxed place with a kind of European menu. Looked like it might be interesting if someone would come and take an order. Not quite as clean as it could be.

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San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

For those of us who grew up in very diverse neighborhoods; PJ's is like being invited to the neighbors house for a home cooked meal. A Polish/German meal. I had not had home cooked Goulash since I was a kid. And the pirogues were not small either. Nor were they only potato filled. The building that houses this restaurant is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 819 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: (719) 685-1195

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Polish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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