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The Creek

) #10 of 23 Restaurants in Cripple Creek €€ - €€€ American, ,
317 E Bennet Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-9595
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
14 Aug 2016
“Closed”
28 Sep 2015
“Just because it's not tied to a casino....”
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
317 E Bennet Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I was a long time fan of this restaurant. It in my opinion had the best burgers in town. But it has closed its doors for good. We do not yet know if someone will decide to try to re open but it has been...More

1  Thank itsmemo2009
Reviewed 28 September 2015

That doesn't affect The Creek's status as an excellent place (especially for lunch) in downtown Cripple Creek. The buffalo and elk burgers are superb, especially the elk (can't find that in many places), the BLT on sour dough excellent and then ... the onion rings...More

2  Thank William33537
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We stopped in and the place is beautiful. Owners live in Texas and really did a wonderful job restoring the historic building from 1897. A big thank you goes out to them. The food is cooked from scratch and absolutely delicious! They have pizza, Elk...More

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Really good burgers. I was quite impressed and would visit again. Restaurant is only open a few days a week. Which was rather disappointing.

Thank Caine D
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Little hole in the wall. Just ok, bar menu with greasy burgers and such. Service was a bit slow. 1st beer was skunky but promptly replaced with a fresh one. I think the waitress was a druggie. Food wasn't great but not awful either. Pretty...More

Thank cado66
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

If you want to eat in CC and not in a casino probably one of the best choices Good raw product prepared well

Thank BM T
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We waited over 40 minutes for 2 individual pizzas and a kid's chicken fingers plate. We saw our waitress mix up two other tables' orders. When the patrons noticed, she asked them if they had taken bites yet and when they said no, she switched...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Was so pleased, the elk burger was prepared perfect and the fried were great. The service was fast, friendly and attentive without hovering.

Thank Karolene C
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

The sour grapes review that precedes this one is unfortunately not accurate. We had BLT & Philly steak, one with fresh cut fries and the other with onion rings. Fries and rings are worth the visit, sandwiches were average. Beer cold and service friendly. Didn't...More

1  Thank LazyCatRidgway
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The ranking of a five in a little town doesn’t mean a thing. We were hoping to enjoy some grilled burgers, but the creek did not deliver. The burgers were definitely fried and small. Puny would be a better word to describe them. My wife...More

Thank RnCinAZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 E Bennet Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cripple Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 719-689-9595
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