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Rocky Mountain Food Tours
2.5 Hours
3:30-6:00pm
1 mile
Ages 21+
$80

The cocktail scene in downtown Colorado Springs is hot, and we’re featuring some of the best mixologists to showcase their craft on this luxe happy hour. Learn the history behind a few classic cocktails, watch demonstrations, and revel in four outstanding libations paired with appetizers. Take this tour if you’re looking to celebrate, need a unique date night idea, or have a fun-loving group!

Highlights of this tour include:

  • 4 Signature cocktails from the most popular bars in downtown Colorado Springs
  • Savory and delicious appetizer pairings at various locations
  • Exclusive visit to Colorado Springs’ most sought-after speakeasy while it’s closed to the public
  • Educational demonstration on a prohibition-style cocktail with a spirit that is distilled right on site
  • Professional Tour Leader who will reveal the fun and scandalous history of prohibition in the West

Public Tour Times: Saturdays from 3:30-6:00pm
Small Group Tours: Can be booked Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Fridays for private groups at the same time. Talk to us about setting up a private food tour!


TOUR OVERVIEW

Grab some friends and join us for a luxe happy hour, the perfect way to unwind after a long week or kick-off a weekend getaway in Colorado Springs! We’ve curated a lively and exclusive experience that features sample cocktails from four trendsetting destinations in downtown Colorado Springs.

Along our two-and-a-half hour journey together, you’ll meet with mixologists and bartenders who are passionate about their craft. You’ll learn about the origin of some of the spirits used, the history of some classic cocktails, and how bartenders today are breaking the mold and creating new flavors.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The highlight of this tour are the four perfectly sized signature cocktails paired with a tasty and savory appetizers at various locations. You’ll visit a distillery-by-day, tasting room-by-night to try a vintage-style prohibition cocktail. A cheerful cafe will have you in relax-mode, and an Asian cyberpunk bar will wow you with their eccentric flavors. Finally, you’ll round out the experience in a dark and moody lounge that will make you think you’re in Edgar Allen Poe’s living room.

A delight for all of your senses, this tour will pull back the curtain on a growing trend in Colorado Springs and help you discover a few new favorites!

DRINK PAIRINGS

Your ticket is all inclusive of food and portioned cocktails. This tour is exclusively reserved for guests who are 21+ years old as one or more of our destinations have a minimum age requirement to enter. Non-alcoholic substitutes, including soda and ice tea, will be made available upon request for guests who do not wish to imbibe.

TICKETING DETAILS

This tour is currently offered once a week to the public but can be booked most nights of the week as a private experience for groups. This tour is a social dining experience, so the capacity for all public tours is set at 10 guests. Contact us if you would like to schedule a private event for your group.

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OH THE PLACES WE'LL GO!

OH THE PLACES WE'LL GO!

YOUR TOUR WILL FEATURE A SELECTION OF THE FOLLOWING DESTINATIONS:

Four by Brother Luck

Chef Brother Luck has competed on Bravo's Top Chef twice. His innovative menu boasts cuisine inspired by the four corners of the U.S.

Brooklyn's on Boulder

The official tasting room of Lee Spirits Co., this prohibition-style speakeasy hides in plain sight as a men's haberdashery.
Bird Tree Cafe

Bird Tree Cafe

A bright and fresh cafe across from Acacia Park, serving flavor-packed lunch fare and a modern coffee and cocktail menu.
District Elleven

District Elleven

Serving up delicious cocktails in a sumptuously moody old-world bar with a back alley entrance.
Shame and Regret

Shame and Regret

An aptly named alley bar with sophisticated decor, delicious nibbles, cheeky cocktails, and an impressive whiskey selection.
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GET UP TO $15 IN LYFT CREDITS!

We’ve partnered with Lyft to encourage ride sharing for our tour guests who chose to enjoy the drink pairings or who would like to eliminate the stress of parking. New users get $5 off three rides with our special discount code included in your confirmation email!

WHY SHOULD YOU TAKE A TOUR WITH US?

THE EXPERIENCE

THE EXPERIENCE

We love food. And we love the people who eat it, too! Our goal is to make sure you feel like a VIP from start to finish. Customer service is our highest priority. Click "Reviews" at the top to read about the 5-star reviews we’ve earned from previous guests.

THE SERVICE

THE SERVICE

You know that best friend who lives in another city and can’t wait to show you all of best places to eat when you visit? We're that friend! Let us take you to our favorite restaurants and show you the best-of-the-best of Colorado Springs.

THE FOOD

THE FOOD

We feature seriously good food. We don’t pick out the cheapest thing on the menu or give you a sample on a toothpick. Our food and drink pairings are born out of one-on-one meetings with chefs and owners to ensure we’re featuring signature dishes.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We strongly encourage each of our guests to review our regularly updated “COVID-19 Updates & Safety Procedures” page for a full overview of what we are doing to keep our guests, our partners, and our staff safe.

Unfortunately on this tour, we are unable to accommodate any dietary restrictions.

Of course! If you would like to join the tour but do not intend to drink, or you only want certain pairings, we would be happy to get you a non-alcoholic substitute including a soda, ice tea, or water. Please let your Tour Leader know at the start of your tour so they can make accommodations for you.

Leaving a 15-20% gratuity for your Tour Leader is customary, especially if you had a great time and wish to recognize them for a job well done! We recognize that most people don’t carry cash these days, so our guides are able to accept credit cards at the end of the tour. *NEW! You now have the option of pre-paying your gratuity with your ticket purchase! 

We’ve developed a delicious itinerary and have set the menu and drink pairings in advance with each of our restaurant partners. Because of this, we do not allow a la carte ordering. You are always welcome to return to a destination after the tour to try whatever may have tempted your taste buds!

There are savory appetizers served on The Springs Signature Cocktail Tour. Though you will be served food at most locations, is not likely enough to be a dinner substitute.

Our public food tours are currently limited to 10 guests. Public tours may accommodate more. To inquire about setting up a private event, please find more information here.

This tour is reserved for guests who are 21 years or age or older. If you have younger members in your party, we recommend checking out The Original Colorado Springs Food Tour.

Thankfully, rarely if ever do we cancel due to weather! Luckily for us, Colorado experiences over 300 days of sunshine every year. Count on your tour taking place rain, snow, or shine. The only extreme exception may be if walkways become treacherous or roadways are closed. Tour guests are encouraged to dress comfortably and according to weather conditions. Casual attire with comfortable shoes is acceptable and encouraged. In the event of anticipated inclement weather conditions or when in doubt, we encourage you to bring accessories such as umbrellas, raincoats, gloves, hats or coats.

The Springs Signature Cocktail Tour meets near the intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Cascade Avenue. Your exact meeting location and parking recommendations will be provided in your ticket confirmation email.

Cancellations made 24+ hours in advance of the tour start time will result in a complimentary date transfer or the original payment amount being added to a gift card for future use. Gift cards never expire, can be applied to any future public tour, and are transferrable. Gift cards are not redeemable for cash. Should you decide to purchase the $5 insurance per ticket, your amount paid can be refunded directly back to your method of payment (less the cost of the insurance).

If you cancel within 24 hours of your tour, no matter if you have insurance not, your ticket will be forfeited, and you will be considered a no-show.

If we need to cancel due to weather, state, city or county mandates or restrictions, health concerns related to the ongoing pandemic, or other unforeseen circumstances, including not meeting the minimum number of guests to run a tour, guests will be notified immediately and issued a gift card in the amount they paid. The only exception will be made for guests who purchase the $5 insurance per ticket.

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WORDS FROM OUR TOUR GUESTS

“Excellent tour and tour guide!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Had a wonderful experience! Excellent choice of stops. Plenty of very good food. Our tour guide Kathy was relatively new, which astonished us because we thought she was a ten year veteran. Great way to spend an afternoon.

“Great!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was such a great experience! It was so fun to get to try out several different restaurants. Had I been on my own, I would have only made it to one! Instead we got amazing samples from 5 fantastic places, learned about the uniqueness of the food and also learned history of Colorado … Read more “Great!”

“The ambiance, drinks, appetizers, historic stories, and bars were incredible.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Our tour guide, Jason, was incredible. The ambiance, drinks, appetizers, historic stories, and bars were incredible. I definitely recommend the cocktail tour.

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