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Area Restaurants

For such a small town we are blessed with many good and even great places to dine out. Opinions expressed below are compiled from both our guests and our staff's personal experiences and thus are intentionally biased. (If it is not on this list, we cannot recommend. UPDATED Aug 2021

In Poncha Springs – (at Hwy 285 and Hwy 50)

Red Truck Pizza
Red Truck Pizza
innovative thin crusted pizza. Very new.
The Hunger Shack
The Hunger Shack
Intersection of Hwy 285 and Hwy 50, a bright green old fashioned hamburger stand. Great comfort food, lots of Cajun, and excellent BBQ. ICE CREAM too! Open until 8pm daily.
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In Salida – Out on Highway 50

Crossroads Café
Crossroads Café
very good, innovative, reasonable, not much atmosphere. Closed Mon/Tue 719- 221-6170
De Pasquales
De Pasquales
Excellent pizza and calzones– good for takeout. (719) 539-1188
Dominos
Dominos
Actually quite good! Will deliver to the Mountain Goat Lodge.719-539-1999
Fiesta Mexicana
Fiesta Mexicana
cute décor but food not as good as the other Mexican restaurants. (719) 539- 5203
Hwy 50 Burger
Hwy 50 Burger
Excellent food & beer, not just burgers. Look for a building that used to be a Burger King.
Los Girasoles
Los Girasoles
Very good Mexican Food.
McDonalds
McDonalds
Mojo’s
Mojo’s
Very good for breakfast and lunch until 3pm, closed on Tuesdays.
Quincy’s
Quincy’s
ONE fixed menu each night – Starts at $ 12.00 for filet mignon on Sun-Thur and prime rib on Fri-Sat, very good for the price. Excellent Margaritas! (719) 539-4351
Robins
Robins
good for lunch open 7am-2pm closed on Thursdays.
Sonic
Sonic
Subway
Subway
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IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN SALIDA

Amica’s Pizza
Amica’s Pizza
excellent, thin crust artisan style pizzas, Italian food and brewpub. 719-539-5219
Bensons
Bensons
Local bar with live music and good bar food. (719) 539-9391
Las Camelinas
Las Camelinas
Best Mexican restaurant in town – our favorite of the Mexican Restaurants ! 719- 530-0405
Mo Burrito
Mo Burrito
Can't go wrong with whatever you order. Very quick and friendly service. Has a pet- friendly patio.
Moonlight Pizza
Moonlight Pizza
excellent pizza, has their own brewery and homemade sodas. Will deliver to the Mountain Goat Lodge! (719) 539-4277
Shallots
Shallots
Upscale-casual eatery with rotating American & global eats in cozy surrounds, plus craft cocktails. Inconsistent reviews - try it and see! Open Thur , Fri and Sat Only. (719) 539-4759
Sweetie’s Bakery and Deli
Sweetie’s Bakery and Deli
excellent, great sandwiches (719) 539-4248
Taco’s El Tapatio
Taco’s El Tapatio
Tacos and full menu of Mexican food.
The Biker and the Baker
The Biker and the Baker
Great appetizers and cocktails – open Thu-Sun only.
The Boathouse Cantina
The Boathouse Cantina
–On the river, good place to drink and watch the boaters, food is on the upswing! (719) 539-5004
The Fritz
The Fritz
Gastro Pub across from the River Park, excellent Tapas style menu and bar (719) 539- 0364
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IN BUENA VISTA (20 miles to the north of us)

Eddyline Restaurant
Eddyline Restaurant
Pizza, burgers, brewpub (2 locations)
House Rock Kitchen
House Rock Kitchen
EXCELLENT! Healthy options.
Lariat Tavern
Lariat Tavern
Excellent food and music venue.
Quincy’s
Quincy’s
ONE fixed menu each night – Starts at $ 12.00 for filet mignon on Sun-Thur and prime rib on Fri-Sat, very good for the price. Excellent Margaritas! (719) 539-4351
Simple Eatery
Simple Eatery
Excellent
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NATHROP - 12 MILES NORTH OF US

Mary Murphy's Steakhouse
Mary Murphy's Steakhouse
At Mt. Princeton Hot Springs. Very Good!
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