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THE BEST Chicken &Waffles!! - Urban Steam American Bistro, Colorado Springs, CO

Urban Steam American Bistro

4.7
4.7
359 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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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 14 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Bistro, Contemporary American, Southwest

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Daily 8:00 am–2:30 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–9:00 pm Dinner Daily 2:30 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 3:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (719) 473-7832

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Kelly B.

  • Private party facilities

    We'd love to host your birthday, graduation, bar mitzvah or reception! Contact us at catering@urbansteam.com and let us take care of all the details of your event!

  • Neighborhood

    Colorado Springs

  • Cross street

    Sierra Madre & Las Vegas

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 359 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Denver / Colorado

    Great for brunch

  • Colorado Springs

    Best Food

  • Colorado Springs

    Best Value

  • Colorado Springs

    Innovative

  • Colorado Springs

    Healthy

  • Colorado Springs

    Hot spot

  • Colorado Springs

    Great for outdoor dining

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  1. JS

    JamesS

    Denver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    For interesting presentations of items they prepare and the great staff efficiency but also hospitable attitude makes Urban Steam a great place to enjoy. It is also a multi-generational experience...
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 30, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    They had a staffing problem and had to cancel our reservations. We’ve eaten there before and we really enjoyed ourselves
  3. JK

    JimK

    Denver

    140 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    140 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The Southern Comfort was great. Loved the fried chicken/waffle mix. Eggs Benedict was perfect too.
  4. CK

    CourtneyK

    Denver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent! Creative, comfortable and delicious! We had a wonderful meal and will be back again!
  5. CD

    CorneliusD

    New Mexico

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Great options for adult breakfast drinks and the food is well worth the wait It's one of the few brunch options that takes reservations. If you are in Colorado Springs you should try it
  6. d

    diningdiva

    Denver

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    The noise level really impacts this place, but love the menu and the staff!
  7. K

    Kimorn

    Charlotte

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on November 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Gruff but friendly server...maybe owner. The food was good with vegetarian options.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent. It was busy but we were still seated on time and food delivered promptly. Also food was very good.
  9. BH

    BritneyH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely love! Will def come back when we’re in the area!
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Had a great brunch the food was awesome and our server did a great job! Parking here is tight but worth it!
  11. RB

    ReginaB

    Denver

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 21, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Urban Steam is always a good experience. The food was very good and our server was great.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 8, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    Wanted to love this place, but it fell short. The food was good and the drinks were delicious; however, the service fell very short. Took at least 20 minutes just to get drinks. When food was delivered to the table, the waitress came by and said “you’re missing something?” And we needed to remind her which entree had not been delivered. Then she never came back to the table to check on us and we had to flag down another server because someone’s eggs were not cooked properly and had to be reordered and they came back wrong again. By the time the missing entree was delivered, everyone was nearly done with their meal. Also, parking is atrocious. Would recommend ordering take out instead of dining in.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is perfect for any occasion. THE best brunch food and drinks in Colorado Springs with a super fun and friendly staff. This is our favorite spot!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love this place! Always come back. The owner is amazing and food is always good. You definitely need a reservation for this place for brunch because it is a hot ticket in town.
  15. k

    kelseyh

    Louisville

    14 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience2
    Service was awful. My entree came before my coffee and my drink was made wrong
  16. B

    Breakfast4evr

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Only thing holding the place back is the location. The food and drinks were high tier for mid tier price.
  17. RJ

    RyanJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    amazing, spectacular, unreal, delicious, what can I say
  18. NN

    NoNicknameGuy

    Phoenix

    34 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall4food4service2ambience3
    This place is great, but there service was slow - it took almost 1.5hrs to get our food after we placed our orders (group of 5). They did make up for it by bringing regular coffees, which were great. Granted, the place was fairly busy for a Sunday brunch (11am), however busy days are to be expected always. They did make apologies for the delays which was fine. Overall, the food was great, decent servings, and obviously a very popular location!
  19. SC

    StacyC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    Was super excited to finally eat here, but did not think that it met our expectations after reading so many great reviews. Had the chicken and waffles and thought that they were very average, flavorless.
  20. SP

    StevenP

    Denver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Came down from Denver for a soccer gamer right up the street and hit up Urban Steam for cocktails before and breakfast the morning after! I highly reccommend this place. The coffee and cocktail list is extremely unique as well as the food selection.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great brunch place, lots of choices on the menu for food and coffee. It’s a tight space so it’s a bustling spot and a little loud. That said, it was raining so everyone was packed right—it might be easier to converse when the patio is open.
  22. ET

    ElaineT

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 8, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    I wish it were in a better and more central location but great otherwise!
  23. SS

    StephSmith

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and friendly service!
  24. CM

    ColeM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Urban Steam has been a near weekly staple on the weekends for both my girlfriend and I. It’s easy to tell how much attention is put into the quality of every ingredient and creativity of each dish as they are all delicious, rejuvenating, and some very unique! The staff are also friendly and accommodating to any dining need. Urban Steam fuels and brightens any day!
  25. HK

    HalK

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Great place; would definitely eat here again. Breakfast was very good and would like to try lunch or dinner sometime. Recommend making reservations or be prepared to wait. Service was good but a little slow. Two entrees were missing items and were fairly quickly remedied; however it was disappointing that they came out with wrong or missing food items. Music is pretty loud so it's not your quiet brunch spot.
  26. NR

    NormR

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    delicious food great service fun environment but music too loud
  27. S

    Shan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We love Urban Steam- we’re from out of town and went to eat there 3 times in the week we were there. We liked everything we got there. Coffee and Bloody Marys were top notch! Biscuits were fluffy- the sausage cream gravy was amazing- eggs came out perfect :) would recommend!!
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    West Palm Beach

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 21, 2022

    overall4food5service1ambience4
    Would have been cool, but the guy working the front and our section was easily on of the worst at his job that I've encountered. Rude as hell from the moment we stepped in. Never improved.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food and coffee as always!
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    After hiking brunch sitting outside enjoying some delicious blood orange mimosas is always a good time 😍 service was great as always! And food is solid every visit 🙌🏼
  31. DC

    DC5280

    Denver

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great menu and friendly staff, although service was a bit slow. I would not hesitate to go there again.
  32. AW

    AndyW

    Denver

    91 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    91 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience2
    Has gone way downhill. Poor product = poor food.
  33. MM

    MidModGal

    Denver

    33 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great neighborhood gem! Love the Cuban coffee!
  34. V

    Vidal

    San Diego

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Truly amazing food and fantastic coffee! The vegan orange vanilla waffle is perfection!
  35. RR

    RayRay

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, wonderful place for early morning breakfast with friends.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I was visiting Colorado Springs, and I randomly came across this bistro. Everyone enjoyed their drinks and breakfast, all 8 of us. Service was super, the host and waitress were very friendly!
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 1, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    I had the chicken and waffles and a drip coffee. The chicken was amazing, but the waffle was just okay. The coffee was mediocre as well. My friend had the breakfast burrito and a vanilla latte. Her burrito was delicious! I will be back but avoiding the waffles.
  38. l

    lorac

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    We were there at 8:00am, we thought the music was extremely loud. It was hard to have a conversation. I don't think we would have minded the music if it were lunch time or happy hour. Food and service were both very good. We will definitely go back.
  39. MH

    MichelleH

    Denver

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So many delicious choices for our breakfast start - out of the way yet amazing ! 2nd visit will not be our last.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toledo

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience3
    Amazing sandwiches! We went here on a whim and got the BLATT which was great, and their version of a Cubano, with truffle fries. They were both really good and we recommend going here for sure!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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 359 OpenTable diners.

Urban Steam American Bistro does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 14 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
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Google Map for Urban Steam American Bistro

1025 S Sierra Madre St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-4234

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Sierra Madre & Las Vegas

  • Neighborhood

    Colorado Springs

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Daily 8:00 am–2:30 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–9:00 pm Dinner Daily 2:30 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 3:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Bistro, Contemporary American, Southwest

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Kelly B.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (719) 473-7832

  • Private party facilities

    We'd love to host your birthday, graduation, bar mitzvah or reception! Contact us at catering@urbansteam.com and let us take care of all the details of your event!

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