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Carlos Bistro

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1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
+1 719-471-2905
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster salad” (27 reviews)
“filet mignon” (18 reviews)
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1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

The food at Carlos is wonderful. He serves the best Pisco Sour in the Springs. Have it with the Ceviche. It is amazing. They have a large menu which ranges from beef to seafood. There is also a wide selection of pasta. We had the...More

Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed March 6, 2017

This is by far the best food we have ever had. Everything from the lobster salad, to the Sea Bass special and the bread pudding was amazing! Carlos is very personable and pleasant. He even greeted us in the parking lot and help the door...More

Thank Nora S
Reviewed February 17, 2017

We live up the street from Carlos Bistro and go there a couple of times per year. We just had Valentine's Day dinner there. The food and service was very good but the prices are getting pricey. For salad, middle of the road entree and...More

Thank James K
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a weekend trip couple's weekend. None of us had eaten here in the past. What a great find. Great little bistro in a residential area with a wonderful wine menu and top-notch food. Will return. Highly recommended!

Thank EarthyNP
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is one of my favorite places on the West side of Colorado Springs. Carlos will personally greet you with an encouraging attitude that makes you anxious to eat some of his gourmet specials.

Thank SpencerOleSwann
Reviewed January 12, 2017

From the personalized service to the awesome menu and perfectly cooked gourmet food, this is now one of our favorite places to dine in Colorado Springs! The tomato and basil soup was outstanding and the lobster salad was very tasty as well. The portions were...More

Thank clr132017
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Was on a Wednesday between Christmas and New Years, we had early reservation so there were not many there but later it filled up so I recommend reservation for anytime past 6:30. Excel food, great flavor and large portions. Seaford that my wife and I...More

Thank Graydon L
Reviewed December 12, 2016

5:00 reservation, we were 2 women and the first 2 patrons for the night. We were sat in the bar area next to the waitress station. When recognizing the profiling the hostess/owner performed prior to seating us, we both asked for a different table as...More

1  Thank Starlyn2
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

In Colorado Springs for a conference. My husband made a reservation based on reviews. It was a bit nicer and pricier than i expected but worth the money. One of the best meals we've had.

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is fine dining at its best! Extremely good food. Carlos the owner is very friendly, the staff is awesome. The food is tops!

Thank randeegorman
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I would like to get my friends, Michael and Janet Nolan, a gift certificate for Christmas. Is that possible? Please let me know. Thanks
December 9, 2015|
Response from Bgreenard | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant, I'm sure they will accommodate your request
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
    (Hw 24)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-471-2905
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