Ritz Grill

Ritz Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ritzgrill.com/
  • Phone: 7196358484
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:30pm.
    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Thursday-Saturday. Live music or DJ's. Entertainment begins at 9:30pm.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: E Pikes Peak Ave
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Ritz Grill
The friendly, nostalgic atmosphere of the Ritz Grill has been a longtime favorite of the downtown crowd. The Ritz has been a Tejon Street hot spot for more than 25 years, and has gained notoriety for its food, cocktails, and live music. The trendy bistro-style menu features Asian, American comfort and pasta bowls and sandwiches, burgers, steaks, seafood and California-style pizzas. Large, unique salads, frozen martini glasses and international-inspired recipes have become Ritz staples since the day the doors opened for business. Continuing an ongoing effort to create exciting flavors, the Ritz features lunch and dinner daily.
After 9 pm, the Ritz begins its transformation into downtown's premier nightclub. Thursday thru Saturday, the Ritz features the best in Colorado live music with absolutely no cover charge. Bands from the Springs and around the state perform the finest dance and party music, while the celebrated Ritz bartenders mix your favorite martini.
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Ritz Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
15 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for lunch (7)neighborhood gem (7)good for groups (7)late-night find (5)vibrant bar scene (5)special occasion (4)hot spot (4)fit for foodies (3)great for brunch (1)romantic (1)kid-friendly (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Tapero
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Tricky with the wines. We ordered a bottle ($50)....they made a "mistake" and bring the one below in the cart ($163). The one they bring was worse than the one ordered (never mind about the price). We ordered a Muga Reserva and they bring a Muga Cosecha.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprise
    bluemax
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The food was great and service was excellent. A restaurant that cares about customer service, however imagine our surprise when we showed up for our reservations as completed on Open Table and was told we are not honoring reservations as of Thursday evening 09/18/2014 due to Fire Fighter events taking place in downtown Colorado Springs. We were placed at a table in the corner of the basement that as it turned out was very good for our group of four as it was much quieter than the bar scene upstairs.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food great, service good but slow
    SusiqVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    It was my birthday when we came here and the food was very good and everything was awesome but the service was a bit slow and they didn't seem to be too crowded. But it was still wonderful overall. We'd be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A MUST FOR PLATONIC GETAWAYS
    DinedwithGOD
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The is one of those establishments where you have to "Try it for yourself!!!"
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous find
    vacaydiner
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    What an amazing restaurant! Started off with free pretzel bites and fondue with a coupon from their website. Our server was Krystal. She made our experience over the top by knowing the menu, being attentive to all parties at our table including the children. We ordered burgers, fries, mac n cheese, rustic pizza, kid's chicken strips, and a bacon pecan brownie. The food was on point! Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    LuvThisPlace
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Ritz Grill has been a favorite of mine since they opened. The art deco interior is fun, the food is wonderful, and the service is outstanding! You can't miss with this gem.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 9 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 29 reviews are from the Ritz Grill reviews archive.
  • Service is everything
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Birthday dinner. Food was surprisingly and overwhelmingly salty. Probably just a fluke. Wasn't looking to get anything out of the complaint, just wanted the kitchen to know! But birthday girl ended up eating/drinking on the house which was a kind gesture. Cannot remember our servers name, a younger guy, super awesome and timely. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A crowd pleaser!
    Wisconsonite
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    We had a variety of eaters in our group and this menu pleased all of us! All delicious...including some unique desserts. We were visiting from the Midwest...wish we lived closer!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Name doesn't fit
    SADNCOS
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    The restaurant is in a great location and the price of the food is respectable. The food was just average.
    Special Features:
    Vibrant Bar Scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice restaurant
    RockrimmonDiner
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    After walking Tejon Blvd all day we decided to give the Ritz a try. We loved the Art Deco theme. The crafted cocktails are really nice and they had a decent selection of beer and wine. The food was really good but the menu was limited and should be expanded. Parking is always a problem on Tejon but if you find a space within a few blocks you should really try the Ritz.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food is surprisingly good
    Stars
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    The food is surprisingly good and the wait staff is awesome. Come for a reasonably priced dinner, stay for the drinks and music.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great variety of options on
    roadwarriorVIP
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Great variety of options on the menu. The asparagus appetizer was amazing! The salmon was cooked perfectly. Service was attentive and friendly. Looking forward to a return visit!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was fantastic as always!
    colobarker
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Food was fantastic as always! Asparagus Fries are always a great way to start your meal. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Date night with wife
    luvtheritzgrill
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    My wfe and I have been going to the Ritz Grill for a few years and enjoy it everytime. always great service and food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Martinis!
    shocked
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Fabulous apps - pretzel bites/fondue and fried asparagus! Fab food and incredible martinis ! Our new fav hangout!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Some of the best martinis
    LisaMVIP
    Dined on 2/17/2014
    Some of the best martinis in town. Asked for a super dirty and it was perfect! Happy hour prices are a bargain! 2 apps, 4 martinis for $35 bucks!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Downtown Spot
    Theatregoer
    Dined on 2/4/2014
    Being unfamiliar with downtown Colorado Springs, I found the listing for this place on Open Table as it is close to the hotel I was staying in. It was a cold, snowy night and the place wasn't overly crowded. The menu contained a number of interesting choices but we settled on Chicken Milanese for my wife and Steak a Frites for me. These followed a tasty appetizer of raw tuna tacos. The capper was a caramel doughnut bread pudding that made my eyes roll back. All the food was perfectly prepared and delicious. We told our server we weren't in a particlcular hurry so everything progressed in a leisurely fashion that suited us well. Overall, a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night. Because of snow
    billterrycoVIP
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Great night. Because of snow the crowd was a little thin, but that was ok.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • just ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/10/2014
    We heard such great things about this place, but it was just ok. I wouldn't go back for anything in particular.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had reservations on New Year's
    RuthC
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Had reservations on New Year's Eve through Open Table/restaurant website. Received several confirmation emails. When we arrived they did have our reservation. They were able to seat us, but it was worrisome. Otherwise it was a fine experience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening!
    Mojojojo
    Dined on 12/23/2013
    As a special Christmas treat, we decided on the Ritz Grill. There were mixed reviews, but after reading the menu and prices online, I decided to give it a try. We were all glad we did! Coming from Portland, Oregon where pretty much everyone is a foodie and having a chef for a husband, it has been difficult to find the kind of innovative food we are use to here. Other than someone accidentally putting a slice of lemon on my Peking Chicken sandwich and the drinks were a bit expensive, it was a great meal! Lacey was a wonderful server!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • When Did It Become a Bistro?
    CharlieB
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    I admit I haven't been to the Ritz Grill for over a year. Not sure why, as I always enjoyed it. I finally made it back this past weekend and was somewhat surprised that the menu has gone from a full menu with lots of choices, both traditional and new ideas, to a fairly basic bistro type menu with no specials and fewer choices. What we had was very good and the prices are definitely lower than before, but we were there for dinner before the Colorado Springs Philharmonic performace on a Saturday night and had really planned on a gourmet dinner. Next time we go we'll make sure it's a night we want more of a bar food selection. Currently good food, low prices and great service,..previously great food, higher prices and great service.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The ambiance of this restaurant
    unpleaseddiner
    Dined on 9/6/2013
    The ambiance of this restaurant is good but the lack in professionalism and service puts this place to shame. I made a reservation ahead of time knowing we were going on a Friday night and assumed it would be busy. Upon arrival the hostess said she was going to clean off a table that was available for us and 10 minutes later we were still standing waiting to be seated meanwhile she was assisting another table. A waiter then approached us and said he was going to do the same and 10 minutes later we were still waiting for the same table, a third person finally came up and cleared the table we were to be seated at. Half an hour later and we finally sat to order. The food was okay for the price. I do NOT recommend this place for any occasion.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Steak night!
    LisaMVIP
    Dined on 9/2/2013
    Visited on Labor Day and got there in time for happy hour specials. Excellent double-pour martinis! We also tried the Voodoo Tenders and the hummus, both were yummy. We were advised by our server there were steak specials on Monday, $14.99 for either an 8oz flatiron or a 10oz NY strip, so we stayed for dinner. Steaks were cooked perfectly. Indulged in the bacon pecan brownie for dessert and it was outstanding. The salty zing from the bacon crumbles with the chocolate was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun date night
    datenightparents
    Dined on 9/1/2013
    My husband and I had a great time at The Ritz. We went for a date night and had a great time. We were originally seated near the bar but it was too noisy so we moved to a quieter table near the front of the restaurant. It was not overly rowdy, we just wanted a quiet spot to talk. The food was delicious and the portions were generous. Our waitress was outstanding and very attentive. We would definitely make a return trip to The Ritz.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable
    Nanfull
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    Nice atmosphere, fun decor and nice outside seating. Our server was great, the food was good but not exceptional. Although, I think it is a place you would enjoy and can depend on having good food and service. Will try it again, on another visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As good as it's always been!
    ColoradoLiz
    Dined on 8/10/2013
    My husband and I used to go to The Ritz often when we lived closer to downtown but hadn't been in many years. Decided to go down and try it again and it was fabulous! The Asian wings are the best we've ever had! Very large, moist and full of flavor. We will definitely be going again!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Downtown Spot
    MarkCisVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2013
    Had a quick dinner there before a concert at the Stargazer's Theater. Good selection on the menu; our chicken sandwiches were very tasty. Very attentive service. Not from the area...but I'd go back if I visited again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great patio
    crazy4calgaryVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2013
    eclectic menu; thanks for room on the patio so we could bring our dog; loved spending time in Colorado Springs
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Puttin on the Ritz
    TexasTrojanVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    The staff was outstanidng, the general manager was engaging, and the food...wow was it good...topped off a great evening of dining. Great spot to eat!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good meal
    DaveG
    Dined on 6/29/2013
    Ritz has a number of interesting dishes and the food is good. We went early and there were not too many people there, but the service was not great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for lunch
    murphyslaw
    Dined on 6/16/2013
    First off, the man candy is absolutely amazing. Bacon is a "super" food of flavor, but the sweet-salty-spicy candied coating makes this appetizer a home-run. The "steak 'n frites" was nicely done. I would come back in a heartbeat for the glazed donut bread pudding - alone, it can come off as cloyingly sweet but the coffee anglais was a phenomenal topping!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, late-night find, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mixed feelings
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/18/2013
    My short rib sandwich was tasty but cold. My friend's short rib dinner was "tasteless" in his opinion. Another friend had to wait and ask for his drink a 2nd time. Other diners were very satisfied. Your restaurant is beautiful and I especially like brunch there.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good
    Greeleycouple
    Dined on 5/3/2013
    The Ritz food was really good, but the service was slow for not being that busy.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • this was our second visit
    BrianVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2013
    this was our second visit to Ritz Grill, and it was as terrific as the first. the asparagus fries were amazing, and the grilled chicken mac and cheese that my son ordered was the best mac and cheese that I have ever had - not too much cheesy sauce and the shell pasta was cooked perfectly. With my son attending Colorado College next fall, I'm sure we'll be going back to the Ritz Grill many times over the next four years.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate