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Carlos Bistro

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1025 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3705 (Hw 24)
+1 719-471-2905
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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Monument, Colorado
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to Carlo's Bistro tonight to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The place was very nice inside and the food was good. Unfortunately are waiter hovered over us all evening. Walking by the table every few minutes and looking for things to attend to.The owner was also a obnoxious with stopping by four times during or visit... More 

Thank DanfromColorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a wonderful restaurant for a special occasion, and quiet conversation. Outstanding service, delicious food. One must be aware that it's going to be expensive, however. Right around $50 a person, without drinks. The menu is available online, so check it out before going. It was a very nice experience, regardless.

Thank dwlit
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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548 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The food at Carlos is wonderful. He serves the best Pisco Sour in the Springs. Have it with the Ceviche. It is amazing. They have a large menu which ranges from beef to seafood. There is also a wide selection of pasta. We had the 2 fish specials. The arctic char and the halibut. They have a good wine list.... More 

Thank Climb14ers
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is by far the best food we have ever had. Everything from the lobster salad, to the Sea Bass special and the bread pudding was amazing! Carlos is very personable and pleasant. He even greeted us in the parking lot and help the door for our group. We will definitely be back.

Thank Nora S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We live up the street from Carlos Bistro and go there a couple of times per year. We just had Valentine's Day dinner there. The food and service was very good but the prices are getting pricey. For salad, middle of the road entree and desert (no alcohol), the tab was $100 per person. I believe there are other places... More 

Thank James K
Denver, Colorado
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130 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a weekend trip couple's weekend. None of us had eaten here in the past. What a great find. Great little bistro in a residential area with a wonderful wine menu and top-notch food. Will return. Highly recommended!

Thank EarthyNP
Woodland Park, Colorado
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122 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is one of my favorite places on the West side of Colorado Springs. Carlos will personally greet you with an encouraging attitude that makes you anxious to eat some of his gourmet specials.

Thank SpencerOleSwann
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 13 January 2017

From the personalized service to the awesome menu and perfectly cooked gourmet food, this is now one of our favorite places to dine in Colorado Springs! The tomato and basil soup was outstanding and the lobster salad was very tasty as well. The portions were large (to include a lot of crab). Carlos was a gentlemen and our waitress Stephanie... More 

Thank clr132017
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Was on a Wednesday between Christmas and New Years, we had early reservation so there were not many there but later it filled up so I recommend reservation for anytime past 6:30. Excel food, great flavor and large portions. Seaford that my wife and I had was excellent. They even had gluten free bread for one of my sons. Not... More 

Thank Graydon L
Golden, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 December 2016

5:00 reservation, we were 2 women and the first 2 patrons for the night. We were sat in the bar area next to the waitress station. When recognizing the profiling the hostess/owner performed prior to seating us, we both asked for a different table as all tables were open. After informing us that she had a full house that night,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?