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Crystal Park Cantina

178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
+1 719-685-5999
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

at least in our humble opinions. Food is fresh with healthy choices, service is great, prices are moderate. margs are very good

Thank PnPinColorado
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thirty minute wait on a Thursday night is always a good sign! So we ate at the bar and were not disappointed. The chips and salsa were excellent as was the freshly made guacamole. We had the cheese enchiladas with two sauces--green chile & tomatillo...More

Thank Kim P
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kim, I'm glad you stuck it out for the wait and had a great time overall -- thank you for the great review! I hope this means you'll come see us again very soon for more! Take care, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Great atmosphere. Wonderful service. Highly recommend to groups or for special occasions.

Thank niemancs
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I appreciate the endorsement very much! Thanks a lot for being a fan and taking the time to write this -- please, come back any time. Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for a authentic Mexican meal in Manitou Springs on the way through town. We had the chicken nachos, the Mexican sampler, pork and guacamole burrito, and fish tacos. The chips and salsa were excellent! The chips were thin and fantastic. The salsa...More

Thank Ecriswell7
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you! I love the enthusiasm, and I'm so glad to see how much you loved everything. Great choice on the burrito, by the way -- happy you loved it as much as you did! I'll be sure to let Alyssa know how happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chips & salsa were delicious, but most Mexican restaurants I have been to, you just get the chips & salsa, but here you have to pay for them(for extra, which we had a large party they gave us 2 baskets of chips and 2 small...More

Thank Krys S
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Krys, thank you for this feedback. I'm sorry if you felt things were overpriced, but we feel the quality we offer makes it worth it. We hope you'll give us another try soon so we can do an even better job for you. Best, Justin...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Someone here pays attention to the details. Thin house-made tortilla chips, great salsas. Not your average Colorado Mexican, but clearly that's the heritage. Everything prepared with fresh ingredients so that flavors come through.My wife had the chicken enchiladas with three sauces. Tomatilla, red and mole....More

Thank Craig P
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Craig, thanks for the excellent review -- come back any time! Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband liked this place more than me. It is ok a little over priced, but it is a tourist town. I had the fish tacos which were good, but nothing special.

Thank Donna W
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the rating, Donna. I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy it as much as we'd have liked, but I'm glad to see you had a decent time. Hope you'll be back before long so we can do better. Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there for a late lunch on a Tuesday. They were not crowded and it is a fairly good sized restaurant. I thought the food was very good but the service seemed slow. The server was friendly but no one seemed in a hurry....More

Thank rhowell92
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy to hear you liked everything! Thanks for the good review -- hope to have you back soon for more! Best, Justin A., Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here several times. Only reason for not giving 5 stars is the food lately has too much heat. A little too spicy, but great nonetheless. All homemade, and everything tastes great. Great patio. And really good margaritas!More

Thank Debbie E
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Debbie, I appreciate the review, along with the feedback. I'm sorry if things have been a bit spicy for your taste -- please just let us know if you'd like us to ease off the heat a little next time, we're glad to accommodate you....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to eat at the cantina on the recommendation of our B&B host. We knew not to expect the same type of Mexican food we are used to in Texas but we were a little disappointed none the less. I had the grilled fish...More

Thank Tina C
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tina, I'm sorry to hear you were a bit disappointed in your meals here the other day. "Bland" isn't a word any Mexican place should be getting in its reviews, so I'll look into this and see if something went wrong somehow. Thank you for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-5999
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Description
Crystal Park Cantina is a unique, home-style Mexican restaurant in Manitou Springs serving delicious food made with the finest ingredients available.
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