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Crave Real Burgers

7465 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3204
+1 719-264-7919
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (153 reviews)
“truffle fries” (16 reviews)
“glazed donuts” (10 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7465 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3204
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend & I stopped here for a late lunch after hiking the incline. To say I was hangry by that point is an understatement! Everything sounded good but I chose the Love Stinks burger with the truffle fries, and my friend got the Sin...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time I tried Crave Real Burgers. I have a gluten allergy. I tried my cheeseburger with the gluten-free bun option and honestly, the entire thing had very little flavor. The meat wasn't seasoned and even the onions had no flavor. It was the strangest...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Menu has significant choices of burgers, salads, and sides. The Colorado burger was cooked perfectly and was delicious. The fries were fresh and hot. The salads that were coming out of the open kitchen looked incredible. The Laughing Lab beer from their beer menu was...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I love eating here, the burgers can be a bit on the messy side, but always delicious. Service has always been good when we go,

Thank Nickwalker_83
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Great hamburgers at Crave Real Burgers in Colorado Springs. I had the Sinful City burger (without the avocado) and it was great. The tempura Sharp cheese took it over the top for me. Had the burger with a side of greens instead of fries. Good...More

Thank DDM137
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Burgers are awesome. They take normal ingredients and treat them uniquely adding great flavors and textures. We tried many of their burgers and all of them were great. The garlic parm fries were incredibly garlicky and I probably wouldn't order those again. The donut burger...More

Thank dazzlingglitz
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Very interesting burger joint. We had the donut burger, a burger with pulled pork ham and bacon, plus my favorite the burger with peanut butter on it. Totally awesome!!!

Thank Davin D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Ate lunch here with my son, his wife, and my youngest granddaughter. They start you with a plate of fries with seasoning and Parmesan cheese. Wow. You can overdo it here right away. I had the Velvet Elvis shake. Chocolate, peanut butter, and bacon. Nuff...More

Thank RattlesnakeCharlie
Reviewed 25 September 2017

we are visiting Colorado springs for the week to attend a conference. we ate at Crave our first night and were completely blown away!! The burgers are some of the best I've had. Prices are fairly resonable. The Love Stinks burger is everything everyoen says...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Atmosphere not good. French Fries luke warm as well as the burger. When I go to a hamburger place do not expect to have table service. It is better to pay at cash register and wait for food rather than a server taking order and...More

Thank frolic31
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Joe C
16 February 2017|
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Response from Jon B | Reviewed this property |
They Do, it's minimal, my son and his girlfriend order 2 different burgers & have them cut in half to share 1/2 each more variety
3 August 2016|
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Response from Sylvver72 | Reviewed this property |
At Crave we’re proud of our state in every way. We think our support for local farmers and ranchers proves it. All our ground beef and chuck is certified Colorado Proud. I do not see where it says "grass fed" but that's the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7465 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3204
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-264-7919
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Crave is the hippest, most happenin' burger joint in all of Colorado. Ever had bacon on a burger? Sure you have. But how about in a malt? Now we're talkin'! Crazy-creative burgers, hand-crafted shakes, ice cream for the kids, and more! Our Head Chef Jeff Richard is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Crave is a Chef Driven Restaurant. Each location is run by a professionally trained chef to maintain a unique level of quality that you can't anywhere else.
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