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King's Chef Diner

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131 E Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1407
+1 719-636-5010
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07:00 - 15:45
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:45
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

My wife and I had been wanting to try this diner for a while now. I had eggs, hash browns, toast, sausage (not just one or two, but three patties and an ice cold milk. Milk, warm milk, is another one of my pet pee peeves. I do not expect any diner to keep milk at the temperature I do... More 

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Thank Russell R
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We loved King's Chef Dinner. Looking forward to going again. The food was so good and they give you more than enough. Be sure to bring cash as they do not take credit cards!

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Thank Ark978
Colorado City, Colorado
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Pretty nice place for breakfast. There are two locations so make sure you find out which one is open as they are not open at the same time. The place is nice but is a little too loud especially when busy. The atmosphere is also a little tight inside as there are a lot of tables crammed into a tiny... More 

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Thank Lumburgh
england
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143 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Really good diner. Lived in, atmospheric, funky, very American, varied menu, really helpful staff. Can't praise it highly enough. A great example of a classic American eatery

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Thank clarksdale
Colorado Springs, United States
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The servings are so large that they offer 1/2 servings which are also huge. Go hungry and bring cash because they don't take credit cards.

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1 Thank tarao533
Colorado Springs, Colorado, Usa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Good Food Fast service no credit cards Only Cash.... fun place to hang out.... Easy location, and they pay for parking if you need plug the meter...

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Thank travelswithteens4
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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223 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch after shopping at Independent Records next door. We were a bit stunned by the high prices. My Ruben sandwich cost $11 and only came with a pickle but it was big and delicious. Wife's hamburger was the same, big and tasty. Our lunch cost nearly $30 for a Ruben, a burger and 2 waters with... More 

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1 Thank Electraglide_rider
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Every time we're in town we make sure to have breakfast at the King's Chef Diner at least once. Cash is the only accepted payment so be prepared. At 30 years old I still like getting a sticker for cleaning my plate like a kid :) Check them out!

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Thank Dan B
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Bring cash...cash....cash or you wont eat. The food was excellent, the breakfast burrito is the size of a log. The biscuits and gravy was actually homemade and very good. A little pricey but you get a ton of food. Once of the breakfast places we have been to.

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Thank Mbricker69
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

King Chef is our favorite breakfast joint! There is no way you will leave there hungry. I would recommend "The Thing"- texas toast topped with hash browns, your choice of meat, eggs and their green chili. Very important- first timers- get the green chili on the side! It is hot. My husband loves "The Grump", which is similar to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 13
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:45
Monday
07:00 - 15:45
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:45
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:45
Thursday
07:00 - 15:45
Friday
07:00 - 15:45
Saturday
07:00 - 15:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 E Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1407
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-636-5010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?