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“Great food and ambiance”
Review of The Down Under

The Down Under
Price range: $25 - $100
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Buffet, Reservations
Description: With historic brick, rich oak floor and low light, this fine dining restaurant is located downstairs in the Midnight Rose. It's now featuring a generous Prime Rib and Seafood buffet Thursday through Saturday. Choose from an expansive wine selection and finish your dining experience with a decadent dessert.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great food and ambiance”
Reviewed February 14, 2010

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful Valentine's Dinner at the Down Under Steakhouse. It was easy to find and the staff was very friendly. We took the advice of previous reviewers and made sure to make reservations, and it worked out wonderfully. The food was very good. I had Chicken Caprice and my boyfriend had the Halibut, both meals were wonderful! The only drawback i saw was the lighting. Most of the restaurant had moderate/dim lighting, while our table was extremely bright. I'm assuming its because we were sitting in the front of the restaurant.

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2 Thank joborne
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English first
Amersham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great find in a sea of mediocrity”
Reviewed November 21, 2009

After befriending several blackjack dealers from competing casinos and asking for the real scoop on the Cripple Creek dining scene, they all pointed us to the Midnight Rose, specifically to the Down Under Steakhouse below the casino. I've come to expect little from casino restaurants, but was pleasantly surprised by Down Under. It had a trendy atmosphere, attentive staff, and great food. The salad bar was fresh and offered a wide variety. I had the rack of lamb in a mint demi-glaze and it was perfectly prepared and delicious. My husband had the prime rib and it far exceeded the quality of the prime rib at Wildwood's all-you-can-eat buffet. Even the parmesan-leek risotto and grilled asparagus sides were surprisingly well-seasoned and not overcooked. They also had a significant selection of fish dishes available, as well as multiple cuts of beef and pasta dishes. The wine selection was small but diverse, although only available by the bottle unless you went for the Yellowtail. We skipped it.

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4 Thank jillflyz
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