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Crave Real Burgers

7465 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3204
+1 719-264-7919
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“truffle fries” (20 reviews)
“burger” (218 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

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a friendly place, and I had first considered the Cubano but that had too much on it for my hunger level. Then I saw the Love Stinks Burger. Loaded with such amazing toppings, including candied bacon and garlic galore. This was a sublime...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an ideal "birthday lunch" venue for a teen boy with an active metabolism! The range of burgers is astonishing ( I agree with the previous reviewers!) and heart stopping ( sometimes, literally!). My guest opted for a sky high burger loaded with everything...More

Thank MmeM_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here recently and it was wonderful. The variety of hamburgers was truly amazing! There are other items- salads etc. but why go to a specialty burger place if you are not going to have a burger!!?? enjoyed it very much and will...More

Thank Gail P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time, and we will be back to try more burgers. Husband had the fattie burger and I had the campfire burger. Both were fantastic! It was hard to decide- all the choices sounded delicious. Great atmosphere and service- our server was very helpful.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a unique burger experience this is the place for you. They are well known for their glazed bacon and wacky bun substitutions. Instead of a bun how about glazed donuts, or maybe two grilled cheese?

Thank Corteney A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When in Colorado, eat where Coloradans eat. Crave! Be prepared for the unique and very tasty! I tried the Nutty Professor last night. Who ever thought to put peanut butter on a burger! It works! Unbelievable, but it is VERY tasty. Then, they have a...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The burgers are amazing but it is a super busy place. There has been a wait everytime we have been there regardless of the day. The service can be a bit hit or miss, but the food makes up for it. Excellent shakes too!

Thank daphne81416
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Just when you thought you have had burgers before, you go to Crave and your taste buds go crazy! The sin city burger was awesome and the special burger was out of this world. Indoor or outdoor seating

Thank DrMiles
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Been eating burgers all my life and I have to say my burger at Crave was the best yet. A SLAB of fried cheddar? Why, yes! Candied bacon? Why, yes again! My mouth is watering just writing about it. I dinged the review one star...More

Thank Melissa O
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
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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