Springs Orleans

4.2
1085 Reviews
$31 to $50
Creole / Cajun / Southern
Springs Orleans is dishing up local favorites and Cajun Classics! We are the hottest restaurant and bar in Downtown Colorado Springs.

Whether you are craving a burger, a salad or some amazing Étouffée, Springs Orleans has something to please everyone.

Executive Chef Shyann Aguilar has created a menu that is as affordable as it is delicious. From your appetizer to your dessert - which is made fresh in house daily, you won’t be disappointed.

Laissez le Bon temp rouller!

(As they say in Nawlins - Let the Good Times Roll! )

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1085 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food is not as good as it was a few years ago. Calamari was heavily breaded and over-seasoned. Beignets were overcooked and crunchy/hard.

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BigAl
Saskatoon
11 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was fantastic. Right from the appetizers, to the mains and probably the best pecan pie I have ever had. Service was perfect. We totally enjoyed our meal.

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jeffg
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Made a lunch reservation so we could eat a nice Cajun meal. Instead we were called an hour before our reservation and told it would be a buffet brunch and cost $40 per person. The eggs were dry. The one Cajun thing they had was gumbo but it tasted more like Hormel Chile. Salmon was way overcooked. Previously had an excellent dinner here but brunch was horrible.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Salt Lake City
7 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The apps and drinks were good but the entrees were not New Orleans. I grew up there and go back every year, they wouldn’t last 6 months in the dirty south.

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LauraB
Tampa
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Main course for one party member came with appetizers
Main course lacked sausage was lots of broth
Dessert delivered to wrong table then had to wait longer for dessert

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NathanD
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere is great. Very relaxing and comfortable. The food is even better. Unreal. I can't wait to go back. A little pricey but well worth it. Literally some of the best food I've eaten in colorado springs.

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BarbaraF
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very nice evening all around! Service was awesome, food (shrimp and grits) was beyond perfect! It’s perfect evening !

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RobC
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were greeted just inside the door and sat immediately by a nice host, and within one minute our server had our drink order taken and put in to the bar. Our service couldn't have possibly been any better throughout the rest of our dining experience at Springs Orleans. Coming from a New Orleans native my wife and I tried the majority of the menu " with our server even giving us taste tests of the exquisite etouffee, and gumbo before ordering it as our main course. 100 of 100 on every part of the experience for our anniversary dinner, we will be back again and again now that we have found the best Cajun/Creole restaurant in town. Thank you everything!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice place great ambiance . Top notch service. Food was excellent.

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DavidP
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

First off, the atmosphere was awesome! The high ceilings, nobs to Nawlins culture, and music were pretty cool. Overall not a bad spot but definitely overpriced. I don't expect too much from COS fine dining because of places like Springs Orleans: markets itself as a fine-ish dining experience but the overall execution is kind of "family restaurant with cocktails." The gumbo was good but the roux was over-salted (and I love salt and over-salt everything I eat and it was even a bit much for me). I get that we are a long way from the ocean but the lobster pasta was $30 for a mediocre dish that resembled a sweet, orange mac n' cheese. The lobster itself was awesome. No complaints there but for the price, a bit more quality and care on the pasta side of the house would have been nice (like some fresh herbs, a bit more pasta, something). The drinks took a while (again, I get it: labor shortages are no joke and I always give a pass to servers cause I used to be one) and came out as kind of amateurish, although the mocktails that my companion ordered were actually really good, even better than the cocktail I had. Overall not a bad experience but kind of typical of COS food scene.

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Huck
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience4

The food was amazing, especially the crawfish étouffée. The service, however, needed much improvement. One of the water glasses was dirty, as was one of the dessert plates. The waiter forgot to bring our drink order and never came back to check on our food, so we canceled the drink order when he brought dessert and the bill at the same time. Then it took forever for him to come back to collect our payment. The restaurant was not at all busy, so there wasn’t any reason for such poor service. On a final note, the earliest reservation we could make wasn’t until 8:00, but the restaurant was half empty when we got there and stayed that way the entire time we were there. Not sure why we couldn’t get an earlier time.I would definitely go back for the food, but only as takeout.

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JohnW
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is a nice restaurant next to the Wyndham Grand Exchange hotel. Unpretentious. Good Cajun-inspired food and attentive service.

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ElizabethS
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our waiter made my sons 16th Birthday perfect. The food and service were great.

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OpenTable Diner
Salt Lake City
11 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was an off night, as they couldn’t fry any protein items. But there were otherwise plenty of options. The filet mignon was practically perfect!

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KarolB
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Springs Orlean changed their menu, they were out of oysters. No Cobb towers and very skimpy menu. Ordered hurricanes that were not consistent. The music volume was so loud you thought you were in a night club. Not the place it used to be.

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Susanne
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience3

Go for the terrific food but don't expect great service. Food that we had was fantastic. Some of the best Cajun food we have had anywhere, including New Orleans. The onion soup was terrific as was the catfish. However several things that we wanted on the menu were not available. The beignets needed to have more powdered sugar. The service was spotty and unattentive. Lights at our booth were flickering on and off and almost triggered a migraine.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience5

Fish wasn’t cooked and server was so so

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Zoomer
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience4

First off, the food is amazing. Service and bartender not so much. Took 30 minutes to even order drinks. Drinks were made poorly and not even the same as listed on the menu. Ordered food at the same time as drinks but the food arrived first. Again, the food is amazing amd the place is nice, but the wait and worst old fashioned I have ever had won't get me to run back.

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FoodieDiner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

They were out of literally two of the things we went there for and the wine list was not updated. The server dropped our drinks/food and never came back over to check on us. Drinks ran out and we felt ignored in the corner. Steak was overcooked but I was beyond complaining at that point. Had been a year or so ago and wanted to go back for this special occasion because it was so good before. Won't be back again.

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Steve
Denver
20 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always enjoy eating at Springs Orleans.
Food is alway spot on.

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vipLaylaB
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fabulous time, the waiter what is especially entertaining. We had private setting and everything was very timely and the food was wonderful.

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JayR
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

You would think that a place that puts Orleans in its name would know how to cook Red Beans and Rice or Shrimp & Grits... Both were cooked by people who obviously have never traveled south of Colorado Springs. My advice, if in town for 1 night, pick somewhere else.

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ChrisK
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Compliments to the chef! Food was delicious!! Very friendly staff!

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RonaldT
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great drinks, excellent customer, fair pricing.

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Vally
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The ambience of the restaurant was very nice, large older space with spacious tables and booths and a nice bar area, as well as good lighting. My party of 4 all ordered something different and everyone enjoyed their selection. Would go again.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Shrimp and grits was great but the rice and beans just so so. The gumbo was pretty salty. Would give it another chance though

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HillHouse
Chicago
74 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Met up with some friends for dinner. We ordered cocktails and it took quite some time to receive them, but it took forever to receive our appetizers. Had a variety of dishes and all were good and large servings. The blackened shrimp and chicken dishes were oh, so good. Our Red beans and rice was delivered to the wrong table, so it came well after everyone else's food, but the manager apologized and explained the issue. We've eaten hear before and feel like the delays were unusual, so will return.

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serenityellen
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LITERALLY in my top 10 restaurants i’ve ever been. it was absolutely amazing. I had the grilled chicken entree with extra shrimp on the side and it was perfect in every way. Also very friendly waitress Megan (if i remember correctly) who helped me with all my little questions about the food !

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KelsieW
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely amazing!! Service was also great!

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SharonW
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

I was very disappointed. I chose Springs Orleans to have oysters. It was a birthday celebration. To my great disappointment, the restaurant was out of oysters, which was the only reason we were there.
How can you be out of oysters at 7:30 pm on a Saturday night?

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walt
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great, good dinner

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JeffD
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Food at Springs Orleans is always excellent. Their Filet Mignon with Cajun butter is excellent. We also love the blackened chicken, the shrimp etouffe, and the red beans and rice. However, our very favorite salad, the shrimp Cobb tower, was taken off the menu a while back. Please, please bring it back!

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great drinks and fun atmosphere-crawfish etouffee and catfish bites were excellent!

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JudyL
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had another lovely evening at Springs Orleans.! The food is just amazing! Our server was so much fun. We will go there time and time again. It is more than just a "night out"..it's an adventure in great food, atmosphere and what to eat from the delicious offerings .

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ShermainW
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great the waiter was awesome I loved tge atmosphere nice mellow music

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Very disappointed. Have eaten here before. No oysters, limited wine list, took 3 times to confirm what bottles of red they had. No follow up with wait staff on refill for just iced tea. Hush puppies burnt. Very sad as this was for my Mom’s birthday dinner.

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badger2196
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

The cocktails were good but the food was disappointing. The mashed potatoes were luke warm, and everything was drizzled with balsamic vinegar which was not mentioned in the menu. It overwhelmed the whole dish.

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LauraB
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was absolutely delicious. Worth every penny. All the staff was very friendly. We ate outside and that was a lovely area.

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karen
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Food was good but took too long getting to the table and then it was obvious that it sat under the heater for a bit before it was delivered.

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walt
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were promptly seated, welcomed and served. Management checkin to ensure our dinner went as planned. Food was plentiful and tasted great! No one in our party of four was disappointed in any aspect of our meal and desert. We plan to return to this restaurant in the near future. I highly recommend this restaurant.

FAQs

Springs Orleans offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (719) 520-0123.

Springs Orleans is rated 4.2 stars by 1085 OpenTable diners.

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.

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