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“Great View, Cheap Food” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe at the Garden

Cafe at the Garden
1805 N. 30th (at Gateway Rd), Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(719) 634-6666
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Ranked #319 of 1,181 restaurants in Colorado Springs
Cuisines: Fast Food
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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128 reviews 128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Great View, Cheap Food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I had the BBQ sandwich and fries and it was mediocre but that was expected. I really just wanted to eat outside and enjoy the views on a full stomach. If you have to have a fabulous meal ever time then this isn't the place for you. However if you can handle what amounts to cheap ballpark/concert food then take a break to enjoy the setting.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“The Pancakes and Sausage were fine.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

This was a very pleasant surprise. We had planned a quick stop and drive through before stopping for breakfast. The picture looked inviting and the staff said the pancakes were fresh made. We poured ourselves a couple drinks and waited outside for the pancakes to arrive. We were not disappointed. Much better than any attraction snack bar we've been to. The prices did not gouge, the views can't be beat.

I am judging this against other snack bar type operations, not a stand alone restaurant.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Don't bother!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

The view may be stunning but the food is terrible - bring your own or go elsewhere!! The soup was edible - but even the caesar salad wasn't! The fries were the worst I have ever encountered in the US or Europe................. not good!!

Visited August 2012
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Chicago
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Cool and refreshing stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Not fancy, but our raps were made to order, great flavor and tranquil setting out on the deck

Visited April 2012
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Slidell, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Bring food with you and just buy a drink”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Bring food with you and just buy a drink or wait and eat at a restaurant later. It is plain terrible.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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