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Cliff House Hotel Dining Room

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306 Canon Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1712
+1 719-785-2415
06:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We missed reserving High Tea at Miramont Castle on Sunday, October 9, 2016. A very nice woman working at the Castle recommended we walk to The Cliff House after our tour. She told us it was lovely and surprisingly affordable. We were not disappointed! We opted for a light lunch as we both knew we would eat heavy at dinner.... More 

Thank Meredith B
Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We arrived at the end of brunch. I had delicious eggs Benedict and a perfect bloody Mary. The menu had some interesting choices. Everyone enjoyed their food.The service was good-the waitress seemed to be serving in two places. The location is the best part of dining here. We sat in cushy chairs on the front porch and watched the town... More 

Thank Bea N
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This is the third time I have tried to write this review on Tripadvisor because it keeps blowing up. Anyway, while staying at this Inn we decided to eat here. Great local wine list. I ate the spinach salad and salmon and the wife had the trout. Both were excellent as was the service. Don't miss the Grand Mariner soufflé!

Thank chadz52
Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We had a fabulous anniversary dinner at the CH dining room! The service was incredible and the food even better. The filet mignon melted in my mouth. The bread basket was to die for. The food presentation was outstanding. The gave us a small surprise anniversary dessert. Certainly would recommend this spot for a very special dinner.

Thank WildflowerSurprise
Fayetteville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The CH Dining Room was such an unexpected welcome to the type of excellent food that we had been craving for days. We came down from RMNP and had planned to stay one night at The Cliff House and decided to eat at the restaurant that night. Our waiter Tanner was so sweet to us and so informative when we... More 

Thank BEK2002
Fort Worth, Texas
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239 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We ate here for 1 lunch, 2 dinners and 3 breakfasts. In all cases we found the preparation, presentation and service excellent except for the lunch service which was slow and the servers rushed. I found the fish dishes to be excellent and well as the duck. The menu is varied enough for most likes. You can dine in the... More 

Thank larry h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Great food and staff. The building is cool too since the hotel is one of the oldest in Colorado. My husband had the cliff burger. He said it was the best burger he ever had. I believe it is half bison and half beef. You can also eat on the front porch. Staff helpful and friendly.

Thank Rose A
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Cliff house is a tradition for Manitou Springs and the restaurant is terrific. A nice after dinner or lunch walk through the main square offers a variety of candy and ice cream shops. smll gift shops and an arcade

Thank 411Edc
Plymouth, Minnesota
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I'll start off by warning the reader about the website. We wanted to book an early dinner as we were pretty wiped out by all our running around. I went online and tried to book for 5:30. The website showed no availability, which seemed odd for an early Tuesday evening. Fortunately I called and had no trouble getting in. I... More 

Thank jerome b
Monument, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

My wife and I had dinner here in the Dining room for our Anniversary. It was classy and elegant without being stuffy. Our fellow diners seemed to be older locals and enjoying a fine meal out, along with a few tourists from the hotel itself. The service and food were at the level you would expect for a high end... More 

Thank Tigerman67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Canon Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1712
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-785-2415
The Cliff House Dining Room has gained national renown as one of Colorado’s premier dining destinations. We are proud recipients of the distinguished DiRoNa Award and the 4 Diamond Award in Fine Dining from AAA.

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