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Cliff House Hotel Dining Room

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306 Canon Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
719 785 2415
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Delightful breakfast buffet. Great variety of breakfast choices. Wonderful dining room with attentive service.

Thank adrilandes
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

from service to food quality this is a have to experience. lamb was excellent, my wife had fish which again she praised. appetizers were exceptional. just do it. trust me!

Thank artibear
Westcliffe, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an incredibly busy dad's day in Colorado Springs with my three teenagers, we decided to try the Cliff House for dinner. Though a bit bedraggled and without reservations, we received a requested table and came to realize what a terrific place this is (last visit was a few years ago). The food -- salads, steak, duck, trout and a... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a reservation ahead of time, but not very busy when we went. I ordered a $7 salad that was rather disappointing--it was very small and I struggled to find the blue cheese crumbles and literally TWO very tiny pieces of pecan. It was also hard to tell that there was any dressing on it at all. I had the... More 

Thank RVer1
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disappointed. We were hoping to look around Cliff House and maybe have a drink at the bar. However, there was a group having a rehearsal dinner, and the maître d’ basically chased us out of wherever we went. They also seemed to have short-staffed the wait service at the restaurant for the night because the service was very slow. The... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Wonderful wait staff (Herb and Lorenz). The salmon was exceptionally good. The elk ribeye was not as expected - but still good. It is more like filet mignon and very lean. Mine was a little tougher than I would have expected. Complementary breakfast was also nice. Served buffet style - but had a large variety.

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Largo, Florida
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201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Had a nice dinner here with friends. The dining room is overlooking a very pretty old post office, and the room is filled with little touches of a finely built old building. We started with the lobster bisque and Caesar salad, which were both good, but not great. The seafood risotto was excellent, with lots of seafood in it. The... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I reviewed this under the Cliff House hotel instead. I can't say enough wonderfully complementary things about this lovely restaurant, and their staff. The waiters, sommelier, chef, musician, divine food... Read my other review for a more comprehensive view. Suffice to say, it's my husband and my new favorite restaurant.

Thank Jenny G
Lakewood, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I believe the title summarizes our visit on Saturday evening, but will add that Kim and Ron waited on us and we're both a joy. They were attentive without being intrusive. This restaurant is a fine dining establishment without the high prices and there are plenty of enticing options. We had a bottle of wine, split an appetizer, two of... More 

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Little Rock
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

My wife and I spent our 5 yr anniversary at the Cliff House Hotel and after seeing the reviews of the dining room we reserved a table for dinner one night. My wife surprised me by having a miniature replica of our wedding cake prepared by the kitchen (she called ahead a few days in advance). The food was excellent.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Gluten Free, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Canon Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: 719 785 2415
The Cliff House Dining Room has gained national renown as one of Colorado’s premier dining destinations. We are proud recipients of the distinguished DiRoNa Award and the 4 Diamond Award in Fine Dining from AAA.

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