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Briarhurst Manor

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404 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2399 (Mayfair Avenue)
+1 719-685-1864
Wed - Sun 05:00 - 08:00
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been to the Briarhurst before and it was slightly above average, with a kind of NPR-ish feel. But last night we had one of the best meals we've ever had. My husband got the elk loin and I had the scallops. Everything from the presentation to the flavor was just superb. Our highest compliments to the chef.

1 Thank pocahauntis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited for Valentine's Day 2017. We had never been before, but it was rated highly on a list of Most Romantic spots on this very site, so we figured it was worth a shot. Though a bit on the expensive side, the romantic locale and decor made this a very memorable Valentine's Day dinner. A six-course... More 

Thank James D
Sheridan, Wyoming, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just finished a wonderful 5-course dinner celebrating our 42d Anniversary. The food and service were spot on. Yes, it was not cheap, but it was every bit as good as we remembered from when we ate there soon after it opened as a fine dining restaurant in 1975. We think it's a good choice for a very special occasion.

Thank Rosemary D
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meals at the Briarhurst Manor are second to none. The chef takes extra care in preparation and presentation. The servers are extremely attentive to the guests. You will depart the Briarhurst having enjoyed an exception evening in a one of a kind setting.

Thank Ralph C
Littleton, Colorado
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had dinner at this beautiful restaurant. It is an converted manor. There were several small intimate dining areas. Denny our server along with the 2 ladies that assisted him were great. Our food was outstanding. I would highly recommend this restaurant. It is great for a romantic special evening.

Thank Janan D
Colorado Springs
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating my birthday at Briarhurst Manor. We share a shrimp cocktail. It was just one shrimp cut into small pieces with lots of sauce topped with some greens. Nice presentation, but I would prefer more than one shrimp for an appetizer. The salad was pretty with its own bowl made from sliced cucumbers and carrots. The dressing drizzle... More 

Thank Weskat
Parker, Colorado
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding the entrance was a bit tough and parking in the ice wasn't the best, but once we got in it was a beautiful interior and fantastic service. We ordered the escargot, filet, salads, and one of the best Creme Brûlées we've ever had. All of it was very good except the escargot - it was okay, but definitely not... More 

Thank AlexKac
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We love the Briarhurst and eat here every other month often spending close to $300 a night. Normally we have a wonderful, romantic dinner with delicious food and great service. So we decided to reserve a table for the New Year's Eve Champagne dinner. Our food and service was wonderful as expected (we love their chef). Our only issue was... More 

1 Thank Leigh P
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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240 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

My wife and I went to the Briarhurst for the New Year's Eve special menu. I had checked out their on-line wine list but found nothing well rated, expensive or otherwise, so decided to just drink by the glass. The Merlot I ordered was cheap and satisfactory. I had the Lobster Bisque for my starter and I think it may... More 

Thank ArtColorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Avoid this establishment if you are Africian American...very prejudice. The food was very good, however, we ignored and treated like second class citizen.

Thank dcbrooks67
Cogirl123, Manager at Briarhurst Manor, responded to this review

Our deepest apologies if someone on our staff failed to treat you as all of our guests should be treated, with respect, warmth and kindness. Please call us directly so we may find out was serving you the night you came in. Our staff is trained to make every guest feel special and welcome. Our guests like our employees are... More 

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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
US$31 - US$35
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
05:00 - 08:00
05:00 - 08:00
05:00 - 08:00
05:00 - 08:00
05:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2399
    (Mayfair Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: City bus stops on Manitou Avenue close to our location.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-1864
One of the top 50 Most Romantic Restaurants in U.S.* Historic Victorian Manor Home at base of Pikes Peak built by Dr. William Bell, Vice President of the Denver Rio Grande Railroad. Open for A la Carte dinners with Private dining rooms and ballroom available for wedding receptions, banquets and all types of parties, social and business events. (*Rated by Open table diners)

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?