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Carlos Bistro

1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
+1 719-471-2905
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster salad” (35 reviews)
“escargot” (17 reviews)
“lamb chops” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow the tenderloin was melt in your mouth. But the lobster salad, which isn't on the menu but the expert server told us about it, wow is it great. See the photo, the slice of grapefruit on the side is genius. The lobster has some...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mort512
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to this restaurant for my Birthday. With both of us being in the military and traveling to 11 different Countries this was still by far the best food we have ever eaten. Amazing flavors that will melt in your mouth...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 986brendam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining at Carlos Bistro is like eating at the home of a good friend who is an excellent chef with a great wine cellar. The food has always been absolutely spectacular, with a wine list offering the perfect pairing to complete the meal. The reason...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DurangoKevinM
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Greeted at the front door by Carlos. He is a culinary expert! The menu is extensive, the food is the best in town! Great ambiance, unparalleled service. Not to be missed if you are in Colorado Springs.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Loved how the staff treats you as soon as you walk in the door. Loved this eatery, especially the extensive menu.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nathan J
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Before I get into the meat of this review, I will say that I enjoyed our experience at Carlos' Bistro. With that said, "how many blobs do I award" is often the struggle I experience when writing reviews. Sadly, I'm not allowed to award half-blobs,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank dknight818
Reviewed 1 November 2018

If you are staying at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, you probably are very satisfied with dining at the Penrose Room, Ristorante Del Lago, La Taverne, The Summit and Restaurant 1858, the resort's signature restaurants. But if you're "slumming it" and looking for something...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Delightful evening celebrating our daughter's and son in law's anniversary with their 6 months old baby. Peruvian born owner chef Maitre D Carlos greets us all ebulliently at the door and stops by throughout the fine meal to ensure our good time. The wait staff...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joel A
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The food was fine and Carlos was very attentive and accommodating yet the prices did not justify the environment and the name "bistro." The prices were higher than Michelin 3 star restaurant figures that we had tried before.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank M B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The food is fine with a wide selection and some unusual choices. However, the prices are ridiculous even for us who are used to NYC restaurants. My recollection is that the veal chop was $150. The lamb chops about $75. Sides are extra and the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank CT-and-JJ
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10 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
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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