Park East Restaurant

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$30 and under
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Steakhouse


We are proud to have been voted “Best of Pueblo” in the following categories: Best Prime Rib, Pueblo Cheiftain 2010, Best Cocktail, Best Girls Night Out, Best First Date, Best Steak and Best Fine Dining, Pueblo Chieftain 2012. We were also named Best Martini, United Way Taste of Pueblo 2009. In 2013, we were also voted into the following categories: Best Night Out with Friends, Best Cocktail, Best Fine Dining, Best Steak and Best Restaurant for a First Date.
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4.0based on recent ratings
3.9
food
4.3
service
3.8
ambience
3.6
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79% of people would recommend it to a friend
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CindyW
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food2service5ambience4

The food was fair; certainly not worth the prices. Our waiter was great, however.

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vipMaryP
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Not a good value for the amount of food. $6 for a small salad with two halves of a cherry tomato. No side dish with my halibut entree at $26. You can change a side that comes with a meal that is pre-set for additional cost.
I won’t return.

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CAMEL
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Steaks and salmon were really good and service was great. Really like the vegetable tempura.

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vipBryanS
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my wife for her birthday to enjoy a great meal. We were not disappointed. The service and the food was excellent!

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MattS
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

We order same steak and was was great and good and the other was small, thin and not very good.

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CraigJ
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, we were seated right away service was excellent. Highly recommend

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

David was a great server who with a comical personality.

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Kelleymac719
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Although the menu was nice, the food was lousy and overpriced. Our server was nice enough, but not as professional as one might expect with the prices on the menu.

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Paula
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience1

The prime rib was tough and cold. The mashed sweet potatoes was a purée that was akin to baby food. The calamari was sloppily presented and tasted rubbery. We had to ask for bread. If we had not asked, I do not believe our server would have offered it. It was cold in the restaurant and we had to ask the server to turn down the ambient music. It was expensive and we felt cheated. Will never go here again.

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RubyBear
New Mexico
4 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Battered shrimp was great. Classic Park East salad was fresh (ordered with dressing on the side). Martini was perfect. Service was attentive & friendly. Thank you Ollie 😊

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AlanM
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

WE HAD A RESERVATION AND HAD TO WAIT OVER 30 MINUTES TO BE SEATED

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Even after we placed a reservation still had to wait for 45min. Food was not good at all and just did not impress at all. I will not be coming to this restaurant again.

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DavidR
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

We've always enjoyed going to Park East, but our last visit was less than satisfying. I asked twice for the anchovies for my salad, and they never came. We had to ask for bread. The halibut was a little overdone, and was served with roasted potatoes that were hard and bland. In any case, roast potatoes with halibut is just wrong. My husband had to ask for a wine list. P.E. used to have excellent waitstaff who were appropriately dressed, and good food. We're wondering what happened. Will maybe try once more to see if this was just a fluke. Right now, I couldn't recommend it to a friend.

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David
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food1service1ambience2

No bread ever brought to table. We had to chase a waiter down for salt and pepper. They served a creamed spinach that tasted like it was made with whipping cream and was far too sweet one of the most horrible things I have ever eaten.my husband and I both got sick and were ill throughout the whole evening not sure if it was that creamed spinach or undercooked scallops. The last two years in a row they ran out of the Valentine's Day special before 8 p.m. . This restaurant is constantly unprepared.a hostess was trying to clear silverware at asked if she could take things from our table and was essentially bussing our table while we were still sitting at it and having conversation.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, and atmosphere tonight!

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DanH
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience1

While the food and service are top notch and the scallops were prepared perfectly, we almost didn't make it through the lobby. The lobby area smelled of sewer gas and almost caused my wife to leave immediately. Fortunately, she stayed and we enjoyed a delightful meal in a quiet setting with great service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and service

DH
DanielH
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Been there many times, never disappoints.

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KE6TE
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience2

Food is just ok. Nothing exciting. Overly priced for what you get. There is a better steak and seafood restaurant in Pueblo.

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Feedme
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I frequent Park East every time I’m in Pueblo. Great food and service

JB
vipJeanetteB
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience4

We go between having a good experience at Park East and a bad. Never consistent. This visit was bad. Ordered appetizers, salads and entrees. After we are there 45 minutes they bring our salads. Ok......they were good flavor, but shouldn’t appetizer come first? Then they bring entrees at which time I sent them back because NO appetizers! Finally after we are there an hour appetizers come. Stuffed mushrooms and artichoke dip mediocre. Finally we get dinner after an hour 20 minutes. The ribs delicious. Sides for the ribs really tasty. The beef tenderloin tips and risotto awful! Tenderloin tips anything but tender. Risotto texture like oatmeal. Best part of dish is the one onion ring you get. Do we go back? The never ending question as I said never consistent.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service, great food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

New Years eve

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Travisb
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Carrie and her team are always inviting, professional and treat each customer like family. Thanks to Dominic for taking care of us!

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RubyBear
New Mexico
5 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Reservation for 2 @5pm. Many empty tables, our table was right in the sight line of every person entering the back seating area as well as in the middle of anyone entering that particular dining room. Asked for a table in a less busy path, the “hostess” accomodated the request with a qualifier that we had to “out” by “6:15 or so” “we have a lot of reserved 4 tops tonight”. Not nice, not my problem (at least it shouldn’t be). I’m sure they can manage the flow without putting it on a paying customer to basically get out quick. Service was fair, timing of apps, salads & mains was off. Steaks 12 oz NY strips were tough. We just kinda laughed it off, it was our 39th wedding anniversary, so the company was good & we enjoyed ourselves in spite of all the silliness of this disorganized place. We did leave at 6:20 and there were 3 empty tables in the dining room we were in. My suggestion, take good care of the customer in front of you & plan your evening seatings & have contingencies for dealing with short waits for reserved tables. Probably take that sore thumb little 2 top out of the dining room at the end of main entry hall. Prices are fair, steak is ok, fried shrimp perfect.

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VickiR
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The singular problem was that they would not except a gift card that was purchased . Since the gift card had value , by not honoring it even though it was due to computer concerns , they have effectively taken money under false pretenses . Even though the card was sold by previous ownership , the new owners maintained the name of the restaurant and therefore of the liabilities and assets of the same restaurant .

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BeverlyS
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was great and our waitress was wonderful which made our evening fun.

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Amyk
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall1food1service4ambience4

We had to send our steaks back twice. They first came out rare and then medium-rare. We had asked for medium-well. We gave up after the second failed attempt and just took them home for the dogs. Seriously disappointed.

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ABrit
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great and food was superb!! Ribeye was tender and very flavorful, and the bacon wrapped feta stuffed dates were divine. Great place!!

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vipMarkO
Denver
12 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good food at reasonable prices in a unique environment. We visited on Saturday evening for an early dinner to celebrate birthdays. We were greeted warmly and seated immediately on our reservations. Overall the experience was quite good. The only hitch was the kitchen timing was a off as our main courses showed up about 3 minutes after being served soup and salad, so our table was overcrowded and mains sitting as we finished up. Give them a try, they're worth the trip.

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RamonA
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best in town, great food, service and environment.

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KevinA
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall2food3service5ambience5

My steak was very tough. We brought in $50 in gift cards and was not able to use them. We do understand the explanation the manager gave, but it still was a big bummer, that was the only reason we went to this restaurant. The prices are high and we wouldn't normally choose to go there. The manager did give a percentage of our bill, which was very kind of her, but it still was an unexpected cost that we weren't prepared to pay for.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting and great food

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KathyL
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Lemon drop martini was very syrupy. Server got one order completely wrong, scallops were rubbery, French onion soup extremely salty, dessert (crepe brûlée) was heavy. All in all, the only thing that was good was the stuffed poblano. They need to work on their menu and servers. More follow-up in the kitchen. Will not recommend to anyone!

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TheresaM
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I use to work at Park East, 1980 - 1985, with the original owners, The Lepitsos Family, starting out as a cocktail waitress and then bartender. I have been going back to check the originality of the food with each new owner through the years.......to be honest, the last time I went in, around spring time, I did not enjoy the food, the salad was limp and did not reflect the original salad, the tempura was under cooked......this time, however, it was very reminiscent of the original food I loved. I will be back again soon. Please use a thicker cut pumpernickel bread and whipped butter!

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KennyS
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice restaurant, though a little pricey. Food was good,

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall1food1service5ambience1

I was asking for a secluded table with my wife. I was given a table right next to EVERYONE else. It was never noted that it was my anniversary.

We were going to leave and go to somewhere else. Once our serve game up to us we decided to stay because she was wonderful.

My wife had a steak and it was delicious. My seafood pasta left me wishing for more. My shrimp was SO SO SO tough and I was disappointed.

I would come back for our server, but that’s about it. 😩

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RickM
New Mexico
3 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Been going for many a year. Service was as usual excellent and food was great as well. Only complaint is carpet in Hall which is a trip hazard.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Overall it was great. Service was great, food was amazing, nothing to complain about really.

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Pueblowester
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Wonderful little hideaway restaurant. The food was prepared excellently and the service was great. I have already recommended this to friends and will be going back personally.

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