Colorado Springs boasts restaurants of all kinds, ranging from traditional German food to hipster cafes. The one thing all of these have in common is that they are less expensive than you would think. Whether you’re a Colorado Springs local or a visitor, you’ll be surprised by these excellent finds.
Bird Dog BBQ is a straight-up, large portion barbecue joint that will not fail to please. Choose from pulled pork, brisket, turkey, sausage (hot link or Polish), ribs, or chicken, add a few classic sides, and you’ll be full for a day or two. If you’re really hungry order the Doghouse, an open-faced sandwich with your choice of meat, topped with both sausages, and smothered in beans and cheese.
Address and Phone Number: 4153 Centennial Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80907 (719) 268-6945
Sushi from Kohnami Sushi combines simple, traditional Japanese with the flair and creativity Americans love in their sushi rolls. Kohmani is great spot for dinner (order several rolls and share), but they also have an unbeatable lunch special. What Kohmani lacks in ambience and decor, it makes up for with fresh fish and original rolls.
Address and Phone Number: 7673 N Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (719) 599-8689
Try Uchenna’s for a change of pace in the Colorado Springs area. Cuisine-wise, Uchenna’s Ethiopian Restaurant is a bit of an outsider, but it fits right in as one of the best restaurants around. Uchenna’s offers two menus, one Ethiopian and one Mediterranean, and we encourage you to try the Ethiopian. The meat is marinated with twelve Ethiopian spices and is served with classic Ethiopian dishes like Misser Wat (a spicy lentil soup).