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“Best BBQ ever eaten!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Dive

The Dive
3043 W Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
719-358-9646
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Ranked #68 of 1,079 Restaurants in Colorado Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue, Diner
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Description: We specialize in juicy 1/2 lb. hamburgers grilled to order, delicious breakfasts served all day, and outstanding BBQ smoked in-house!Our mission at The Dive is to provide excellent food at a reasonable price and to provide the best service possible to make the dining experience one you won't soon forget. We're talking about the kind of food people will want to tell their friends about. The kind of food and service that people will be anxious to come experience again and again. We believe that providing this kind of genuine friendly atmosphere, food, and service will enable us to build relationships within the community that will last for many years to come.
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Best BBQ ever eaten!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

The best BBQ we've had anywhere! The ribs had so much meat and literally fell off the bone, so tender! The sauce is amazing and pulled pork divine! From Chicago and used to fast pace but here you have to expect to wait but enjoy the friendly atmosphere and ambiance of small town. If there is a wait, don't give up it's worth it!!!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Jim K, Owner at The Dive, responded to this review, October 2, 2014
At The Dive we are very proud of our hickory smoked BBQ. I'm so glad you enjoyed it! You mention wait times in your review. I would like to let everybody know that we make most of our food fresh so it does take a little longer than fast food restaurants. Thanks for the great review!
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English first
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Probably really good for breakfast and lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We were in COSPRG for vacation, read the reviews so tried it. The hubby and kids enjoyed their whopping burgers ...downside, not much except a veggie omelet or grilled cheese (good thing they serve breakfast all day!) for a vegetarian. Also, no beer or wine. Good value for sure, and the service was very good and friendly. I'd recommend it for b'fast or lunch.

Visited July 2014
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Jim K, Owner at The Dive, responded to this review, October 2, 2014
Thanks for your honest review! I'm glad you family enjoyed the burgers. I want to let everybody know that we are adding a variety of salads to our menu in the near future (Oct 2014). I hope we can earn your business in the future when you are in Colorado Springs.
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Roseau, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place is kind of hidden away and not very well known but the food is good, the value is worth it and the service is fast and friendly. The ribs were good. As were the beans. You can't go wrong with anything on their breakfast menu either.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Jim K, Owner at The Dive, responded to this review, October 3, 2014
Thanks for you awesome review! I'm glad you enjoyed our food and service. Please come back and see us again some time.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great food !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I had no Ida where to get dinned one evening on vacation and we came across reviews and decided to give it a try. I'm so glad we did! Wonderful food and staff. Christine was great! We made it a point to go back and even joined their member rewards club because we know we'll be heading back the next time were in the springs!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Jim K, Owner at The Dive, responded to this review, October 2, 2014
Thanks for the awesome review Samantha! We look forward to seeing you on your trip to Colorado.
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Islamorada, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wonderful Buger!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I've been wanting to try this place. This is my 3rd visit o the Springs since October and finally I made it, nd so glad I did! I'm not one that craves a burger but I was yesterday, so my mom, niece and I went here. They serve breakfast all day so those girls had the breakfast and I had lunch. I have to say this burger (mushroom Swiss med/well, closer to well done AS I ASKED) melted in my mouth! One of the best burgers I've ever eaten-if not the very best! The fries were also hit and crisp but I couldn't eat them all because I wanted to eat the entire burger because it was that good! The girls liked their breakfast dishes as well, they too couldn't eat it all as the servings ate plenty plenty big. I'd definitely go back.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Jim K, Owner at The Dive, responded to this review, October 3, 2014
Thanks for visiting The Dive Wendy! We make our burgers fresh daily and they're never frozen so they're always delicious! You are awesome for taking the time to write a review of us. I hope we get to earn your business again in the future.
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