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Speedtrap Bistro

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84 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9045
+1 719-488-2007
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this little hole in the wall for breakfast! Recently discovered, have been back half a dozen times now and always pleased. Homemade bread is super yummy. Fruit is always fresh and seasonal. The space is cramped, limited seating inside but somehow this adds to the character. Outside seating available weather permitting. Service is great, quality consistent. Apparently they service... More 

Thank M C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stumbled onto this one recently just because we wanted to warm up after a hike nearby. Ended up spending over an hour as we enjoyed our coffees/lattes, perfect ham & Swiss crepes, and conversation with the baristas and regulars. Now we keep making the drive to hikes in Palmer Lake, Spruce Mt, and Greenland just so we have an excuse... More 

Thank Runningonadream
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Took two friends to check out this restaurant for lunch; picky eaters they are. We all had different quiches all of which were excellent. The Speedtrap salad that came with the quiche was outstanding. It didn't even need dressing as it was loaded with spring mix greens, cranberries, walnuts, bacon, tomatoes, croutons, and other goodies. Everyone was impressed with their... More 

Thank ka5snb
Peyton, Colorado
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have actually been twice. Once to meet a friend for lunch and once to get a latte. The first time I was there for lunch. The restaurant is quaint, but a bit "tight" for seating. While waiting for my friend I ended up switching tables to get away from the draft from the door, the waitress gave me an... More 

Thank Catherinefrmcolorado
Monument, Colorado
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you don't mind a crowded environment with small tables and a bit of a wait for your food, you will be rewarded with an excellent breakfast/brunch! They have the best eggs benedict on crepes! Don't miss it!

Thank Judy L
United States
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We love grabbing breakfast or lunch at the Speed Trap. Their food is always fresh, tasty and never lets you down. The atmosphere is fun - definitely not fancy. Not to be missed.

Thank Milehighhorses
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Love the breakfast/lunch. It's a great spot to sit outside, and enjoy the day. I get the breakfast, and my husband, has probably tired most everything on the menu. He's into variety and they have it.

Thank vicluth
Anchorage, Alaska
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Went to the Speedtrap yesterday for a lunch with my wife. We wanted something different from the normal sandwich and we found it. Both of us had crepes and they were fantastic. We love this local hole in the wall where you can get such diverse meals. It is worth going out of your way to try the Speedtrap! Palmer... More 

Thank MushB
Castle Rock, Colorado
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Speedtrap is a great little coffee shop and bistro. Well worth a visit. Varied, great menu, friendly staff. It is small but 'happening'. Inside and outside seating. Great desserts and chai tea. A place with character. Cocktails and Martinis.

Thank Lightheart33345
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Palmer Lake, right outside of Colorado Springs, is a beautiful very small town that is filled with some excellent restaurants and has an amazing little Bistro called Speedtrap. It is a cozy space (close quarters for sure) with about 12 small tables, a little patio out front (dog friendly and they always brings our pups water) and a beautiful wood... More 

Thank Chris S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9045
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Palmer Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 719-488-2007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?