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10 best al fresco restaurants in the Colorado Springs area

Colorado Springs has plenty of fine choices for dining outdoors. Here are the 10 best as voted on by Gazette readers in our Best of the Springs magazine.
For more Gazette lists, check out our lists page.

Springs Orleans

#9: Springs Orleans

Review from
"Springs Orleans is a must eat if you're a homesick southerner in Colorado Springs."

Address: 123 E Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903


#8 Cheddar's

Gazette Reader Comment:

"It's a really nice family restaurant."

Address: 1140 Interquest Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Randal Vanderveer

<p><strong>#7 Bon Ton's Pictures

#7 Bon Ton's Cafe

Gazette Reader Comment:

"Friendly service, charming atmosphere, and delicious food!"

Address: 2601 Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Jeff Kearney

Marco's Pizza

#6: Marco’s Pizza

Gazette Reader Comment:
"Everytime I eat at Marcos the Pizza is amazing and the staff is always friendly and fast at the Downtown location"

Address: 12 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Amanda’s Fonda

#5: Amanda’s Fonda

Gazette Reader Comment:
"So good, and you can be there regardless the weather."

Address: 3625 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

pizzeria rustica

#4 Pizzeria Rustica

Gazette Reader Comment:

"They use the best, non gmo ingredients either locally sourced or from Italy. We love this!"

Address: 2527 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

The Gazette

Hacienda Colorado

#3: Hacienda Colorado

Gazette Reader Comment:
"Amazing TexMex!! I have always enjoyed every item served. Street tacos with mango habanero salsa are my favorite."

Address: University Village Colorado, 5246 N Nevada Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

The Margarita at Pine Creek

#2: The Margarita at Pine Creek

Gazette reader comment:
"Service is awesome, love their selection of fresh and local source food, and an array of special dining events"

Address: 7350 Pine Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919


#1 Edelweiss Restaurant

Gazette Reader Comment:

"Makes the dining experience feel like we are in Germany."

Address: 34 E Ramona Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80905

The Gazette