Florissant isn’t known as a place to eat and drink. But I implore you: Go. Even as the no-stoplight town has resisted development, Iron Tree has proven a strong contender in the Pikes Peak region’s culinary scene.
Chefs are firm in their locally sourced, made-from-scratch devotion, and oh yes, the burgers, pizzas and sandwiches will make you salivate. Then there’s the in-house brewery that calls itself Funky Town, concocting funky brews indeed. Click here for a menu and more.
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Places to eat and drink in Colorado Springs
When our staff discovers something they love—they share it. On this list of Gazette staff 'Pikes Picks,' you'll find Colorado Springs-area eateries that have impressed and surprised the staff's palates.
It’s no frills at the downtown Green Line Grill— just tasty grub at a price that also seems from yesteryear.
“Welcome to burger heaven,” the cook said as I approached the food truck. Patty’s Gourmet Hamburgers is just that.
Tacos, nachos, burritos and quesadillas galore. Did I mention the exotic Beeritas?
Florissant isn’t known as a place to eat and drink. But I implore you: Go.
A noodle bowl from Nourish Organic Juice is a craveable takeout meal that makes you feel as if you’ve done your body some good.
The custom option for pasta and pizza pies at this downtown pizzeria.
It’s a green chile extravaganza at Colorado Craft.
An extensive number of interesting ingredients and gluten-free option at this pizza chain.
It’s coffee by day, cocktails by night — unless you like it the other way around. Hungry? Try some multicultural fare from a seasonally changing menu.