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Sunbird Mountain Grill and Tavern

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230 Point of the Pines Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-8003 (near the intersection of Rusina Road and Elkton Dr)
+1 719-598-8990
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Southlake, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a little hard to find, as you drive into what appears to be a subdivision, but it is a nice break from the tourist restaurants that make up so much of Colorado Springs. From what my local host told me, the place has been there for years but is never busy. If the weather is nice, there... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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442 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard good things about the sunbird however we were disappointed. When we arrived we were asked if we had made reservations. We had not but we were willing to wait. We were not given that option we were ushered directly to the bar. While we had a good view of the city, the bar was very busy and... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We stopped into the Sunbird on Saturday night for cocktails and dinner. Unfortunately, the first thing you notice when entering the restaurant is the smell of restrooms. The bar service was confusing because it does not appear specific servers are assigned to specific areas. As a result, we were overlooked for quite some time. Drinks were good. Views are lovely.... More 

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Denver, United States
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went for Mother's Day Brunch, and loved it. Food was very good, with great selection. Atmosphere is pleasant, and view was great! We have seen this restaurant through many iterations of management (and name changes), and feel it is currently in one of its better phases.

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Thank Kristen P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Ate there with my family for dinner. Bar was incredibly rowdy and loud . Didn't see very much of our waiter Connor. Went without drink refills twice for over 20 minutes. Food was good but not anything you couldn't get anywhere else for less. The plus was the view. If you go at night they also have s'mores for desert... More 

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Srinagar, India
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This place has a breathtaking view especially in the evening. The Food is also excellent. Would love to go there again.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This place has been here a long time and frankly, and it's a classic. The food and drinks are good, as well as the service. Some would say it's dated, but I think that's part of it charm. If you go, the only place to sit is in the bar to enjoy the BEST part of it, THE VIEW. Is... More 

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Thank rustmire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

So I am giving them 4 stars because of the beautiful views, which many CO Springs restaurants seem to lack, and because of the delicious, well presented food. The service however was disappointing, especially in light of the fact that it was a surprise party for my wife, and I had made the reservations more than a week in advance.... More 

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Nice view? Check. Great service? Check. Outside seating with fire pits? Check. Ordered the prime rib and wasn't disappointed. Solid piece of meat with minimal fat but still tender. I can't vouch for the other menu items, and probably never will be able to. The prime rib will keep me coming back for more. The only minor drawback is having... More 

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A 2 only because the 3 people with me said their meals were just OK. Service was good. I ordered the Beef Brisket, $ 18 with small amount of mashed potatoes and 4 small pieces of asparagus that was the included vegetable. It was disgusting at best. Simmered overnight in a brown sugar and tomato sauce that was soooo sweet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
15:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 Point of the Pines Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80919-8003
    (near the intersection of Rusina Road and Elkton Dr)
  • Public Transportation: 0.5 miles away, at Garden of the Gods and Chestnut
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-598-8990
Description
As you drive the Winding road of Point of the Pines, you begin to sense that you are about to embark on something unique. At the Summit of the hill sits The Sunbird Restaurant, a Colorado Springs Landmark for 40 years. The Sunbird is Casual fine dining that fits the Colorado Springs lifestyle to a tee. Whether you are looking for elegant and sophisticated, or casual and comfortable, you will feel at home at the Sunbird. Join us for Dinner and Choose from Fresh Seafood, Steaks, Chops, Pasta, and more, or for our Lounge or Patio for our Small-plate Bar menu, our Award Winning Sunday Brunch, or Plan your next Special Event for a First-Class Private dining experience your guests will Love and only you will know how much you saved.

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