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Thunder & Buttons II


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Crispy Prawns
Panko & cashew dusted. Served w/ sweet chile sauce & fresh cucumber relish.
Hand battered & quick fried to order. Served w/ garlic aioli & tequila cocktail sauce.
Lettuce Wraps
Sliced, grilled chicken tossed w/ cashews, asian slaw, roasted red peppers, & a Thai chili sauce on lettuce leaves topped w/ cilantro & sirracha aioli.
Chicken Wings
Buffalo,​ Thai or honey BBQ served w/ veggies & dip.
Hummus Platter
Our own hummus served w/ pita chips, fresh veggies, feta cheese & tomato wedges.
Pikes Peak Nachos
A mountain of chips layered w/ elk chili, salsa, jack, cheddar & jalapeno cheese sauce, topped w/ jalapenos, olives, sour cream & guacamole.
Chicken Quesadilla
Grilled chicken, jack, cheddar & feta cheeses. Served w/ elk chili, fresh salsa & sour cream.
Garlic Bread
Grilled​ bread w/ romano, jack & cheddar cheeses. Served w/ marinara.
Soup of the Day
Made fresh daily.
Elk Chili
Served​ w/ cheese & onions.
Soup & Salad
Cup of soup or chili & house salad.
House Salad
Spring mix, roasted red peppers, feta cheese, black olives, tomato w/ your choice of dressing.
Chef Salad
Turkey, ham, jack & cheddar cheese w/ hard boiled egg, tomato & red onions on romaine lettuce w/ your choice of dressing.
Steak Salad
Sliced tenderloin w/ roasted peppers, artichoke hearts, feta cheese, spring greens & walnut vinaigrette.
Grilled Salmon Salad
Mango-chipotle glazed grilled salmon on seasonal greens w/ ginger soy vinaigrette, toasted cashews, cucumber relish & asian slaw.
Avocado Chicken Caesar
Marinated chicken breasts & hearts of romaine tossed in avocado caesar dressing topped w/ tortilla strips, feta cheese, cucumbers, sliced avocado & roma tomatoes
All pastas served w/ garlic bread
Chili Mac
Home-made mac & cheese topped w/ elk chili, cheese, & onions.
Angel Hair Pasta
Artichoke hearts, roma tomatoes, spinach, roasted red bell peppers, garlic & basil sauteed w/ olive oil & white wine topped w/ parmesan cheese.
Chicken Fettuccine
Sauteed chicken breasts w/ sundried tomatoes, sauteed mushrooms, spinach, & fresh herbs tossed in a white wine alfredo sauce.
Penne Primavera
Zucchini, broccoli, artichoke hearts & roasted red peppers in a pesto cream sauce tossed w/ penne pasta.
Mac & Cheese
Macaroni simmered w/ homemade cheddar cheese sauce, topped w/ cheese & baked.
All burgers & sandwiches are appropriately garnished & served w/ steak fries
T&B Burger
With melted monterey jack cheese & grilled onions on a gourmet bun.
Buffalo Burger
Topped w/ mushrooms sauteed in cabernet, bacon & melted cheddar cheese.
Buffalo Brat w/ Elk Chili
Topped w/ jack & cheddar & served on a steak roll.
Westside BLT &A
Peppered bacon, lettuce, tomato & avocado on grilled multigrain bread
Grilled Turkey Sandwich
Grilled seven grain bread w/ roasted turkey, havarti cheese & raspberry-chipotle sauce.
Roast Pork Sandwich
Sliced pork loin on a roll served fresh dip style w/ au jus, horseradish cream, fries & slaw
Schnitzel Sandwich
Breaded pork loin cutlet & monterey jack cheese on a bun w/ a horseradish cream sauce.
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Chicken tenders tossed in our buffalo sauce w/ cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato & onion. Ranch dressing served on the side
Mediterranean Chicken Wrap
Sliced charbroiled chicken w/ roasted red bell peppers, jack & feta, lettuce & tomato rolled w/ basil pesto. Served w/ balsamic vinaigrette & greens as your side
Grilled Salmon
Served​ on sundried tomato & basil cream sauce w/ basmati rice & vegetable of the day.
Beef Medallions
Tender medallions of beef sauteed w/ shallots, mushrooms, & marsala wine sauce. Served on mashed potatos w/ vegetable of the day.
Top Sirloin Steak
10 Oz. Sirloin served w/ shallot demi- glaze, mashed potatoes & sauteed vegetables.
Bangers & Mash
Grilled British style pork sausages w/ mashed potatoes, gravy, crisp fried onions & sauteed vegetables
Fish & Chips
Beer battered Alaskan Pollock w/ tartar sauce, steak fries & cole slaw
Cottage Pie
Beef braised w/ stock, stout beer, & root vegetables topped w/ mashed potatoes & cheese
Our choice of dessert $4.50
Pure Chocolate Decadence
Pecan crust topped w/ chocolate ganache & warm caramel sauce.
Traditional Bread Pudding
Served w/ caramel sauce & candied pecans.
New York Style Cheesecake
Your choice of blueberry or caramel sauce.
Located in the historic district of Old Colorado City. Our food is prepared from scratch daily. HUGE menu with lots of options, vegetarian options, and daily specials! We have lots of "craft" beers on tap along with all your old favorites. Very homey and comfortable restaurant and bar! BINGO on Saturday nights, Karaoke on Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat. ***"Best of Springs" Winner!!!*** Gold Winner - Best Westside Bar FIVE years running! Gold Winner - Best Colorado Springs Karaoke Gold Winner FIVE years running - Bronze Winner - Place for Tourists!!!
$3 - $18
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Grill
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

We had a group of 10 eat there. Took good care of us and everyone enjoyed their food. Most of us ladies had salads. I did not care for mine which was the chicken and hot bacon. However, the bacon on my salad was burnt....More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank BarbaraS886
Reviewed September 18, 2019

This was our first visit to Thunder and Buttons and we ordered the beef medallions and a bison burger. The burger was dry but probably because my husband ordered it medium well done. The beef medallions were excellent and drinks were very good. Service was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

We are new to the Springs and a local recommended this place to us stating it has the “best burgers in town.” It did not disappoint! Not only are the burgers amazing, but each time we’ve come we’ve tried something new and we haven’t had...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank 348cheyenneb
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Good menu. Excellent food. Super service. Nice patio. Price is right. Great location. What else could you want.

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank Gerry W
Reviewed August 6, 2019

I have had lunch in T&B's a few times lately with clients and had a very good meal. I took my wife there for date night last week and both of us were more than happy. So two visits with business clients and one with...More

Date of visit: July 2019
2  Thank SpencerOleSwann
Reviewed August 4, 2019

We really enjoyed the laid back atmosphere and eating outside in the early evening. It was quite comfortable even in July! Hubby had the beef medallions on mashed potatoes, and I had one of the specials of the day--beef stroganoff. We both thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: July 2019
2  Thank C M
Reviewed July 22, 2019

We always eat here a few times when we are in Old Colorado City. The schnitzel sandwich is fantastic, and so are the nachos. We also are able to catch a game and enjoy a local brew.

Date of visit: July 2019
3  Thank paulasM353DM
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Great (manageable) portion sizes, unique entrees, and incredibly affordable. Don't be put off by the scruffy exterior. This is a diamond in the rough!

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank AGraham77
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Rustic atmosphere. Check out the old photos in the hall on the way to the bathrooms. Sit by the exposed brick wall which also contains stashed hand written messages on the paper napkin rings. My husband had an excellent club sandwich and I enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank tscheblo
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

This place rocks!!!! We went here for dinner with my husbands cousin and her husband. They are locals and suggested this place since his cousin hadn’t been here since the original location. She filled us in on the history behind the restaurant as well as...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank kwarnerrdh
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