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Crystal Park Cantina

178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
+1 719-685-5999
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (34 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (33 reviews)
“alfredo sauce” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
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61 - 70 of 340 reviews

Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with the food & drink here and will certainly return. Chilli relleno was one of the best I've had anywhere and love their rice! Try the Fighting Sue margarita....

Thank SGM18Z
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Thanks very much for the great review! I'm happy to hear how impressed you were, and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon for more! All the best, Justin A, Owner

Reviewed February 24, 2017

The dishes here are still named Burritos, Tacos, etc. and they are served with rice and beans generally. That is about where traditional Mexican ends here. Tastes especially sauces are not the norm. I can't say I go there for the food exactly as it...More

Thank FrontierJ
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2017

Even if the food isn't your all-time favorite, I'm still glad to hear how much you enjoy visiting us -- thank you for the detailed and balanced review. I hope we'll see you again soon to try more of the menu, though. I know we'll...More

Reviewed February 14, 2017

Run by the family up the street; Wait staff often live within the neighborhood; cool adobe building décor with a friendly bar. Terrace--take a sweater. It's always packed with people from Manitou, the West Side and elsewhere in Colorado Springs... a real local hangout. Margaritas...More

Thank G55554
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

John, glad to hear from you! Thanks very much for letting us know how much you enjoy coming here. I appreciate the detailed review, and I just hope we'll be seeing you again soon! All the best, Justin A, Owner

Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Great food! Had the Huefos rancheros and they were delicious! Great salsa. Definitely coming back to try their margaritas.

Thank 719HDTraveler
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Good choice on the huevos rancheros -- thanks for letting us know how much you liked everything! Can't wait to welcome you back again soon! All the best, Justin A, Owner

Reviewed January 17, 2017

Great neighborhood restaurant. Good food & service in updated historic building with a casual, local atmosphere. It's in my neighborhood so go often.

Thank Barby B
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2017

Glad to hear from you, Barby! Thanks so much for the kind words and for taking the time to write this for us. We'll be happy to see you again any time! All the best, Justin A, Owner

Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

The staff was quick to come up with a gluten and dairy free option for me. The food was not to to my liking yet there was NOTHING wrong with it. The guacamole is fresh. For me the spice overpowered the dip. The presentation of...More

Thank Amy G
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Amy, I really appreciate that you still left a good review despite not really caring for your meal as much as we would have liked. Thank you for giving us a try and for your feedback. I hope you'll visit us again someday so we...More

Reviewed November 28, 2016

In Manitou Springs but a bit out off the drag. Great Mexican Food, service is superb. Nice daily happy hour also

Thank TERRYP1949
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2016

Glad you like everything here, Terry! Thanks for the compliments and for being a fan. Come see us again soon! All the best, Justin A, Owner

Reviewed November 21, 2016

Nice atmosphere, good food and service. It is a creative twist on Mexican food so keep an open mind but it is good.

Thank Nivek1
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2016

I'm happy to hear you've enjoyed your visits here! Thank you very much for the compliments -- hope that means you'll be back soon for more! All the best, Justin A, Owner

Reviewed November 9, 2016

Been there a couple of times and have really enjoyed the atmosphere and the cuisine. There are any number of Tex Mex restaurants in Colorado Springs but this has a little bit of that but with an orientation more to California Mex which is milder....More

Thank OakinColorado
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

Glad to hear you've enjoyed every visit here so far -- thank you for saying so! It means a lot to know how much you like what we do, especially compared to some of the other comparable restaurants around here, so I really do appreciate...More

Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great service and great food!!! Beautiful drive to this restaurant. Will definitely go back!

Thank SofttailSassy
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

Glad to hear it! Thanks so much for the great review -- can't wait to have you back again soon for more! All the best, Justin A, Owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-5999
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Description
Crystal Park Cantina is a unique, home-style Mexican restaurant in Manitou Springs serving delicious food made with the finest ingredients available.
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