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Crystal Park Cantina

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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178 Crystal Park Rd, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2614
+1 719-685-5999
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Such good food and margaritas, in an interesting former house. Was told that this is where the Manitou locals go. We can see why!

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Thank KCDinCO
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the compliments, and for taking a chance on us! Sounds like you really enjoyed it and we're glad you did. Hope to have you back again soon! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delight to be in a restaurant where they actually are pleased to serve you. Food was excellent, service gracious. Meals were very plentiful and drinks were excellent also. Highly recommended for family.

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Thank ChrisMuns
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

It really was our pleasure to show you a good time, Chris, and we're happy to hear you enjoyed it too! We'd love to welcome you back again any time. Thanks for the kind words! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

North Chicago, Illinois
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server was great and friendly, Queso Fundino was delicious, Navajo Taco great and the Chicken Enchiladas amazing, the Walk Home Margaritas are alone worth a visit back!! Great Place!!

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Thank grimesmag
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

Happy to hear how much you enjoyed everything, from the food to the margaritas to the service and everything else! Can't wait to see you again soon! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

Orlando, Florida
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very busy night and we waited about 25 minutes to be seated. After we ordered it took about 35 minutes before we even got an appetizer. Because of that we filled up a little bit on chips and salsa and by the time our meal arrive from actually kind of full. At the service being a little... More 

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Thank IPhotoggirl
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

I'm sorry if the service was slow the other day -- like you said, it was very busy when you were here, but that's no excuse. I have a feeling you really would enjoy it more with slightly faster service, so I hope you'll give us another chance to show you a better time. Thank you. All the best, Justin... More 

Woodland Park, Colorado
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When friends suggested that we meet for an early dinner here, I could see my husband's enthusiasm sag. Mexican food is NOT his choice. But, we smiled and said sure. We're we ever surprised. The food was fresh, the portions reasonable, the prices right.......it was happy hour, and we left NOT feeling like a stuffed burrito. I usually request no... More 

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Thank kaburke
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

I'm so glad you and your husband were so pleasantly surprised! We do our best to make Mexican food the right way, and it sounds like you folks really enjoyed it. Can't wait to have you back! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

Bend, Oregon
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231 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Our son & daughter in law brought us here for Saturday lunch. Amazing. The menu, the decor, the FOOD and don't miss the Margaritas - we started with the queso fundido - over the top!!" We will be back!! One thing - this place is very popular and the wait can be LONG - but, you can enjoy a beverage... More 

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Thank Fdelidude
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

Happy to hear you were a fan of everything the other day! Please pass my thanks along to your son and daughter in law, too -- we really appreciate them spreading the word for us. Come back any time! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

Mattituck, New York, United States
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6 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved our meal! Love the feel of this place! Wish we had one back home! Guac is to die for! According to my mother we need to go back tomorrow bc we're only here till Friday👍🏻

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Thank AmyLee F
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

Hey, thank you! So glad to hear how much you enjoyed everything -- hope you had a chance to visit us again before heading home, but if not, stop by again next time you're in the general Colorado Springs area! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Let me just tell you what you need to know: Chile Relleno, Chile Relleno, Chile Relleno, preferably with the tomatillo sauce!

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Thank elcapitan1776
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

Pretty good advice! Glad you love the chile relleno so much -- hope this means you'll come back again soon for more! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped for an early dinner after we saw the reviews and were not disappointed. In fact they made a burrito bowl per my specifications and it was delicious! We will definitely go back when we visit again.

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Thank Caren R
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

Caren, I appreciate you giving us a try, and I'm really happy to hear that we lived up to your expectations. We'd love to have you back here again for more. Thank you! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

Centennial, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very good lunch and service. A little off the beaten path. Glad to have checked out the address/location before going.

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Thank jkjohnson2001
Justin A, Owner at Crystal Park Cantina, responded to this review

I'm glad you were able to find us -- thank you for taking the time to look for us! Thanks, also, for letting me know you liked it. Hope to see you again soon! All the best, Justin A, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?