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Paint the town red this Valentine’s Day with these romantic restaurants in Colorado Springs!

Make this a memorable Valentine’s Day by dining at one of Colorado Springs’ most romantic restaurants! No matter your preference on cuisine, style, or budget, we have a romantic restaurant recommendation for you. Let our passion for local cuisine guide your planning and preparation for this special day!

 

Dining Price Guidelines (per entrée)

 $1-$14 | ♥♥ $15-$29 | ♥♥♥ $30-$44 | ♥♥♥♥ $45+

 

1. La Baguette Bakery & Café |  French-Inspired Cuisine

Photo Courtesy of La Baguette Bakery & Cafe

Looking for a daytime romantic hot spot? This cozy café, perfect for breakfast or lunch, will get your Valentine’s Day started right. Cuddle up close to your loved one and enjoy the quaint scenery of Old Colorado City. The French-inspired menu changes seasonally to allow for freshness and quality. We recommend the French onion soup! (Insider Tip: There’s a hidden wine bar above La Baguette that is open on the weekends! Check it out for an ultra romantic and unexpected night on the town.)

 

2. Immerse Cuisine at The Carter Payne | Farm-to-Table

Immerse Cuisine at The Carter Payne in Colorado Springs
Photo by Rocky Mountain Food Tours

Immerse Cuisine is a must-try restaurant in downtown! Located in the historic Carter Payne Church, this farm-to-table restaurant creates elevated dishes in what is arguably one of the most romantic dining rooms in all of Colorado Springs. Chef Brent Beavers is well-known in the culinary community for his creative flavor combinations and delicious comfort-food. Pair your meal with a libation from Local Relic Artisan Ales, Araucana Bespoke Cocktails, or Crusade Wine Bar, who all share the same space. (Insider Tip: This amazing location is featured on both The Original Colorado Springs Food Tour and The Springs Craft Brewery Tour! Take a tour for exclusive access and interaction with their remarkable staff.)

 

3. The Mona Lisa | ♥♥♥ A Fondue Restaurant

Get cozy with your loved one as you amuse your appetite with this hands-on dining delight! The Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant in Manitou Springs provides the perfect romantic setting with its intimate interior and sharable sweet and savory fondues. Pair each course with a lovely wine or cocktail. The restaurant will make you feel like you’re dining in the heart of Paris, the City of Love.

 

4. The Famous Steak House | ♥♥♥ A Steak House

Photo Courtesy of The Famous Steakhouse

Visit Colorado Springs’ finest upscale steak house, and you’ll tempt more than just your tastebuds. Enjoy the award-winning prime steaks, fresh seafood, and premium wines while listening to the soothing sounds of live piano music. The Famous Steak House provides the perfect combination of cuisine, atmosphere, and entertainment making this an exceptionally elegant choice for celebrating this Valentine’s Day.

 

5. Caspian Café | ♥♥ Greek & Middle Eastern Cuisine

For an elegant eatery with a casual feel and a bit of adventure, try the Caspian Café. This charming restaurant is more than just food; it’s truly an experience. Celebrate with their delightful Mediterranean dishes accompanied by live entertainment—belly dancers! Make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable with this dazzlingly different dining option.

 

6. The Rabbit Hole | ♥♥ New American Cuisine

Photo Courtesy of The Rabbit Hole

The Rabbit Hole is a wonderfully unique choice for celebrating this dreamy holiday. This whimsical Alice in Wonderland themed restaurant is Colorado Springs’ most romantic late-night hangout. The coolest part is – it’s located underground in what may have been the original city morgue! The cuisine is creatively captivating and the décor delightfully divine, a true one-of-a-kind!

 

7. Mood Tapas Bar | ♥♥♥ Modern and Traditional Spanish Tapas

Set the mood (see what we did there?) by going to Mood Tapas Bar located in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs. You and your sweetie will indulge in a wide variety of textures, colors, and flavors with their extensive Spanish tapas menu. Enjoy a glass of wine or expertly mixed cocktail as you watch the bustle of downtown from the comfort of your romantic table. (Insider Tip: Don’t miss the incredible speakeasy at the back of the restaurant, which is featured on The Springs Signature Cocktail Tour! Take the tour to get a VIP experience, which is also the perfect setting for your Valentine’s Day celebration!)

 

8. Summit at The Broadmoor | ♥♥♥♥ Contemporary American Cuisine

Summit Restaurant at The Broadmoor

Dining at The Broadmoor Hotel is the crème de la crème when it comes to elegance and romanticism. Get dressed up (or not since the dress code is actually Resort Casual!) and partake in the scrumptious seasonally inspired menu at Colorado’s only Five Star, Five Diamond resort. Among a list of accolades, Summit has been named one of America’s 10 Best Hotel Restaurants by Frommer’s.

 

BONUS! Story Coffee Co. | Coffee Tiny House

Story Coffee Co. in Colorado Springs
Story Coffee Co. in Colorado Springs | Photo Credit: Brenna Skattebo

OK, so Story Coffee Co. is not technically a restaurant…but we had to include it! This cute coffee shop is located in a tiny house at the edge of Acacia Park in downtown Colorado Springs. Not only is their shop adorable and charming, but it also is the perfect place to have a morning date or after-dinner coffee. Save room for a locally-made pastry or pop tart, too!

 

Now that you know some of our favorite romantic restaurants, we hope you feel prepared to celebrate! ♥♥

 

Note: Reservations at these locations are not required but are often necessary.

If you’re having trouble choosing just one of these amazing options, we have a great solution! Join us on a food tour instead—our tours are a great way to celebrate! Let our unique culinary experience provide the perfect palate pleaser for this romantic holiday!

Happy Valentine’s Day,

Your Rocky Mountain Food Tours Team

(So, what’s a food tour, anyway…?)

 

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