Ambiance, taste and value

Variety is the name of the game in Cripple Creek’s restaurants and cafes. An elegant candle-lit dinner, a crisp home-made pizza or a cold ice cream cone will taste great after a stroll on the streets of this historic mountain town. Browse through some of our great dining options below.


Baja Billy’s Restaurant & Cantina

No need to go south of the border to get fresh Mexican food — you’re sure to enjoy the fresh-made fajitas, burritos, fish tacos, beans and more.  Cozy up to the kiva fireplace, order a margarita and enjoy. Hours are noon-8 p.m. Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, noon-9p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Website:  Baja Billy’s Restaurant & … Read more

BierWerks Tap Room

Craft beer has a chill home in Cripple Creek. Sample a cold Bronco Billy’s Blonde Ale on the patio while enjoying authentic German sausages, fresh pretzels, cheese and more. Website:  Bierwerks Tap Room Phone: (719) 689-2142

Blue Collar Speakeasy

Old-fashioned American classics, done well. Phone: (719) 434-0898

Boiler Room Tavern

Enjoy full bar service and a light bar-fare menu in the Boiler Room Tavern at the Hotel St. Nicholas.  Patrons enjoy the Tavern’s laid-back atmosphere and eclectic décor, as well as the Tavern’s outdoor patio overlooking Cripple Creek and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.  The Boiler Room offers periodic live entertainment. Call to have them host … Read more

Borriello Brothers Pizza at Wildwood

Colorado Springs diners have consistently voted Borriello the Best Pizza in town. Now, Borriello’s New York Style Pizza is available in Cripple Creek, by the pie or the slice. Website: Borriello Brothers at Wildwood Phone: (719) 244-9700

Costello Street Coffee House in Florissant

Located on the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 24 and Teller County # 1, this is the starting point of the scenic Gold Belt Byway Tour.  Only a short drive away from your Cripple Creek hub, this coffee house is a great place to stop for refreshment.  Lovingly redecorated in the Victorian style, which it … Read more

Creations Everlasting Boutique and Tea Room

The elegant tea room serves black, green, herbal and loose-leaf teas, baked goods and sandwiches. Website: Creations Everlasting Boutique & Tea Room Phone: (719) 964-3502

Creekside Cuisine & Craft Beer

The popular restaurant and brew pub in Manitou Springs now also has home in Cripple Creek. Tasty new menu offerings include the Smoked Elk Brat and Crispy Cod Street Tacos. Enjoy Red Leg craft beers now on tap. Website:  Creekside Cuisine & Craft Beer Phone: (719) 244-9700

Down Under at the Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino

The Down Under is a fine-dining restaurant located in the Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino.  Historic brick, a rich oak floor and low light provide a pleasing and romantic ambiance.  The Down Under now features generous buffets four days a week, Thursdays through Sundays. Thursday features a Prime Rib Buffet from 5-9 p.m.  On Friday and Saturday, … Read more

Dynamite Dick’s

Located on the second floor of the Midnight Rose, Dynamite Dick’s has plenty of variety and provides you with a quick break without having to sacrifice on taste.  Dynamite Dick’s features classic fare, including salads, soups, sandwiches, desserts and more.  Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner – all served by the friendliest staff. Hours:  Sundays – … Read more

Home Cafe

The Home Café has been here since the beginning, and for good reason:  $3.99 steak and eggs, juicy hamburgers, delicious sandwiches and their tasty 49-cent breakfasts! Website:  Home Cafe Phone: (719) 689-2142

Jackass Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour

A popular stop for ice cream , hoagies, pizza, tacos and burritos.  It is located inside the Gold Camp Convenience Center. Phone: (719) 689-3900

Johnny’s Restaurant

This 24-hour cafe features all-American cuisine designed around your gambling schedule. Website: Johnny’s Restaurant Phone: (719) 689-2080

Lombard’s Restaurant

Lombard’s Restaurant in the Double Eagle Casino is a great option if you’re looking for delicious, casual dining.  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week.  Lombard’s serves a variety of fare, including a full soup and salad bar, steaks, flame-broiled seafood, filets, pastas, burgers and specialty sandwiches.  Be sure to check out … Read more

Maggie’s Restaurant

Located in the lower level of the Colorado Grande Casino, Cripple Creek’s famous Maggie’s Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week, with a special children’s menu and a separate street entrance.  The restaurant offers quality steaks, seafood and burgers in a classic, elegant restaurant setting.  Parking is available on 3rd Avenue or … Read more


Mavericks, in the Wildwood Casino, is the only Vegas-style, all-you-can-eat buffet in Cripple Creek. The diverse menu will give you plenty of delicious options, and holiday menus will feature special favorites to make your holiday visit even more special. The restaurant also features an Action Station, where food is made to order. Mondays – Wednesdays, 3-9 p.m., Prime … Read more

McGill’s Pint & Platter

This Irish-themed restaurant is packed with lots of personality and a great menu.  Patrons will first notice the amazing bar, beautiful facilities and unique decorations.  Featuring a menu of classic all-American choices, the Pint & Platter is a great place to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Start the morning with a traditional breakfast of eggs, bacon and hash browns.  … Read more

Mid City Grill

Located in the middle of the action inside Century Casino, the Mid City Grill features all-American food serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Menu items include classic breakfasts, burgers, sandwiches and steaks.  Our unique Colorado All Natural Ranch to Table selection features Red Bird Farms chicken, buffalo sirloin and a Mountain Man Burger.  … Read more

Midland Depot Italian Restaurant

This romantic, family-style Italian restaurant has gained popularity with tourists and locals with it’s fine entrees and affordable pasta dishes. With seating for 70, the Midland Depot restaurant is a great place to host groups and large families. Website:  Midland Depot Italian Restaurant Phone: (719) 689-2516

Midland Depot Italian Restaurant

This  family-style Italian restaurant has developed a following for its popular and affordable pasta dishes.  With seating for 70, the Midland Depot restaurant is a great place to host groups and large families. Website: Midland Depot Italian Restaurant Phone: (719) 689-2516

Parrot Dice Grill

A quick place to grab a good meal with a wide variety of pizzas, delicious burgers, deli-style sandwiches and pre-made, ready to go salads.  Open for lunch seven days a week and accessible from inside the Double Eagle Hotel and Casino or through its own storefront on Bennett Avenue. Website: Parrot Dice Grill Phone: (719) 689-5138

PHO 54

Have you been waiting for fresh, steaming hot pho served with a smile? If so, you will love Cripple Creek’s most flavorful Vietnamese restaurant, PHO 54. Enjoy succulent, grilled pork bowls, combination noodle bowls, spicy sauces, crunchy vegetarian spring rolls, sizzling beef, chicken and shrimp dishes and so much more. Phone: (719) 689-2142

Prospector’s Perk Coffee House

Open seven days a week, this coffee house in the Double Eagle is offering hot and cold espresso drinks, teas, steamers and more.  Don’t forget to check out the special children’s menu for small drinks that kids love, like hot chocolate and apple cider.  Be sure to grab a delicious pastry or muffin to go with … Read more

Ralf’s Break Room

A family-style restaurant serving great pizza, burgers, salads and more.  Weekends bring live music, along with a full bar, arcade games and pool tables, which makes it a locals’ favorite.  Grab a beer and watch the game at the bar, or tuck away into a booth and enjoy a bowl of hot chili.  Ralf’s Break … Read more

The Fortune Club

This 1899 Victor brothel offers visitors a chance to stay in this historic establishment, offering 10 fully furnished rooms.  Due to the historic nature of the facilities, rooms do not have private baths. This unique establishment serves some of your favorite meals right off the grill.  Don’t forget to grab some ice cream for dessert, … Read more

The Home Plate

If you’re looking for a quick bite that is a real indulgence, slide into The Home Plate located at Bronco Billy’s. They’re known for their loaded nachos, hot chili, fresh salads and more. Website: The Home Plate Phone: (719) 689-2142

The Miner’s Pick

Located in the lower lever of the Brass Ass Casino, the Miner’s Pick is a great place to stop if you are on the go.  Offerings include great snacks, pizza, calzones, sandwiches, salads, fresh fruit, chips, coffee, tea, sodas and more.  Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to fit your schedule. Website:  The … Read more

The Steakhouse

Fine dining in a relaxed environment is an understatement. You’ll see why this is the #1 rated steakhouse in Southern Colorado and why people drive up from the Springs to enjoy. Choose from bone-in ribeyes, stuffed lobster tail, fresh salmon, pasta and more. Reservations are strongly recommended but not required. Website: The Steakhouse Phone: (719) … Read more

Winfield’s at the Double Eagle Casino

Winfield’s Restaurant is a beautiful location to enjoy fine dining. Open on Fridays and Saturdays, reservations are encouraged. There are numerous entree options, including Filet Mignon, Lamb, Atlantic Salmon, Herb Parmesan Crusted Seabass, Champagne Seafood Pasta and more. Visit the Double Eagle Hotel & Casino’s website (below) to view a full menu. Website: Winfield’s at … Read more

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