Urban Steam American Bistro

4.7
263 Reviews
$30 and under
Bistro
An irreverent espresso bar, full service bistro & cocktail lounge located near downtown Colorado Springs. Proudly serving classic European & Australian style espresso drinks and unique coffees from around the world in our pour over bar. Serving Breakfast/Brunch every damn day until 5pm, with a light lunch from 11am to 5pm, (2pm-5pm weekends) and dinner service 5pm until 10pm Tuesday thru Saturday.

We are located in a converted warehouse in the Mill Street neighborhood, just southwest of Downtown Colorado Springs, stop in and say hello, enjoy our espresso, waffles and whiskey selection, and stay for good times!

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Turkish coffee!! Food was awesome. Service was great!

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Lolita
Denver
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for brunch with family in a unique setting of town !

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vipOpenTable Diner
Detroit
10 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to celebrate birthday lunch and everything was wonderful. Off from the beaten track of restaurants in town. But is well worth it! I had boss bowl and highly recommend!

MB
MarkB
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great and friendly staff, food was terrific. Look forward to eating there again.

MD
MickD
Tampa
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite breakfast place in Colorado Springs - the menu choices are unique and all taste fantastic. You can't go wrong ordering anything.

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BillK
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful & creative breakfasts, yet even the oatmeal is special. Terrific high-energy/high awareness service despite the very full house. Cars are lined along both sides of the street in a slightly sketchy neighborhood, because it’s a hidden gem!

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CaseyH
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall4food4service4ambience3

When we checked in for our reservation, we were offered two seating area choices: one community table or the small table along the wall between 2 booths. The smaller table felt snug in between parties of 3 and 4 behind each of us. Nevertheless, we made the most out of the energetic environment; enjoying our usual coffee and mimosas. A new breakfast poutine dish was offered and we ordered one and the usual Southwest Bennie. The Southwest Bennie delivered the flavors I anticipated. My spouse tried his poutine dish, and was disappointed with the lack of gravy in the dish. We mentioned this critique to our server and she made a note for the chef. Everything else on this visit helped us warm our spirits from the winter blast received on our 2nd year since our angel's passing on this New Year's Day. In his honor, we will continue to make our way back to Urban when we can.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food for brunch! Using Open Table made seating a breeze.

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Gman
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tried for dinner and it was excellent. Very unique dishes. Can’t wait to try there brunch service.

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TroyF
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great service and extensive cocktail (especially whiskey!) menu. Good vegetarian options, too.

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OpenTable Diner
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

We are from Denver, but we have been to this place several times. We hadn’t been back down since last year’s Covid lockdown, but we ended up there again for Sunday brunch.

First, the table had food leftover from the previous diners. The food is always fabulous, but my son had a hair in his food. We never got a refill on our coffee. We were surprised and dismayed to see that not a single employee had a mask on.

Based on previous experiences, I am confident service and cleanliness will be better if we go back again. However, we will definitely choose a different restaurant that takes more health precautions for now.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Brunch was great with a creative menu. We enjoyed the food and the service was very good !

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JayM
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Found this place almost by accident. Far exceeded all expectations. Food was great, and attentive service. Really liked it. I'm a bit of a coffee snob, and didn't love the coffee, but other than that this place was great and we will be back!

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Megacon
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience4

This has been one of my favorite local places for years. This visit was very disappointing. When greeted by, I assume the manager or owner, I was told to just sit at that table over there. He did not walk me to the table or seem at all interested in me being there at all. Our server barely said hello, brought us coffee in dirty cups, acted as if we were an inconvenience to him, after receiving our food he never came back to check on us. This was the worst service I’ve ever had. Plus I left the place smelling like greasy breakfast food, I think they need to work on the ventilation. Not sure I’ll be returning

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mummideerist
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! Everything about it is great!! There's something for everyone. It won't disappoint!!!

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vipBlairK
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Terrific brunch! Food was perfect and some creative items on the menu - loved the Buddha Bowl!!

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JeffreyL
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Had a reservation on a Sunday. There was one person working in the place and he really didn’t want us there. We got up and left.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The did a nice job, our table was ready when we arrived. Food was good.

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vipBacon
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The perfect combo of great coffee and tasty food. They have a full bar for brunch or evening happy hours. It’s def one of the top places in Colorado Springs! I can only hope other places follow suit.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I never write reviews because I am super picky, but this place was WAY beyond our expectations. Great food, great service, really well-done cocktails.

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vipTami
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I was a little worried about the area but it was not bad & well worth it! The in-house ginger beer was awesome!

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vipAnonymous
Dallas
35 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Came here for breakfast and food was fantastic! Would visit this place again when I'm in CO Springs. Great vibe and service.

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viplesleygoth
Denver
23 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place did not disappoint! So many wonderful items on the menu, it was so hard to choose. You get so much food for the cost and service was great. I will absolutely be back for my next Brunch when I'm in Colorado Springs.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Food was decent. Service could have been a lot better.

JD
vipJeffD
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best brunch ever. Wide variety on menu for good and drinks. Great service. Limited parking.

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OpenTable Diner
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service

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Cherylc
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience5

Chicken & waffles, super tender but crispy chicken. Food came out of the kitchen hot & fast, will definitely eat here again.

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NathalieL
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, my husband and I are vegan and the vegan orange waffles were amazing.

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vipbirdgirlCO
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We had an excellent breakfast at the remodeled Urban Steam. The coffee was wonderful and I enjoyed my Avocado toast. Service was timely and efficient. I thought the music was way too loud; it was hard to converse with my husband. Otherwise a good time.

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Rich
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Menu is creative and really good. The service was great!

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Daniel
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place! We would recommend to anyone interested in a fun place to eat with a great staff and a delicious menu!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were sat right away and drawn into the space with its modern unique design. There were so many delicious options in the brunch menu it took us a a little while to decide what to order. We were all very delighted with our food. I was surprised by the location, but glad we took the risk and tried it! I look forward to going back for brunch so I can try their waffles and hope to check it out for dinner sometime as well. Go check them out!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It took us forever to order because there were so many fabulous choices. There were 7 in our party and we all raved about each dish we had. Fabulous x 100!!! This Mississippi crew loved it!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Mexico
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cooley was an amazing bartender! Food was delicious and ambiance was great!

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Corleone
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to celebrate a birthday and had a fantastic experience. Although they were quite busy, our server was extremely attentive, patient and friendly. And our drinks and food arrived quickly and everything was delicious. The smoked salmon Benedict is always a favorite (the waffle dishes are great, too!) and the Bloody Mary is hands down the best in town. We love Urban Steam and recommend it to friends and out of town guests all the time.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere is nice and warm. The food was amazing. Everything we had was extremely original and delicious.

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KimR
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time with my friend. First time there, great food and drinks

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great breakfast choice. 2nd time there and will definitely visit again. Great Bloody Mary.

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ChefA
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Only 1 vegan option. The waitress/hostess was pretty inattentive. It was our first meal in Colorado after traveling 16 hours and I was put off by her attitude. I didn't order muxed drinks to keep from inconveniencing her. The waffles were fabulous though.

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Blake
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience2

You are all ableist, just cut the damn chicken it’s not that hard😐

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Urban Steam American Bistro using the Order Online button. Urban Steam American Bistro also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Urban Steam American Bistro also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (719) 473-7832.

Urban Steam American Bistro is rated 4.7 stars by 263 OpenTable diners.

Urban Steam American Bistro does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.urbansteam.com/store/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.