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About Springs Orleans

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 etouffee, Springs Orleans has something to please everyone.

Executive Chef Jason Miller 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! )

123 E. Pikes Peak
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Creole / Cajun / Southern, American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: 6:30am-11:00am
Lunch: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Dinner: Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 9am-3pm

Cross Street:
Nevada

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(719) 520-0123

Website:
http://www.springsorleans.com/

Entertainment:
We may be a small local place but we have had the pleasure of hosting many world renowned performers on our intimate stage. You can often find Thomas Dawson of the Commodores on our stage Thursdays - Saturday nights!

You never know who might show up on our stage - we recently had a special performance by George Clinton!

Catering:
If you already love our food, share it with your friends and family...We are now offering off site catering! Contact our sales department to place your order.

Parking Details:
While there is ample street parking on Pikes Peak and often on Nevada we are within close proximity to two surface lots. Parking is self pay.
We also offer $5 valet plus tip for everyone who dines at Springs Orleans.

Executive Chef:
Jason Miller

Private Party Facilities:
Whether you are hosting a corporate meeting or a wedding reception, a holiday party or a fundraiser Springs Orleans is the perfect venue. We have unique menu options for all types of events at affordable prices.

Silver Room -
* 18 Foot Silver Ceiling
* 1,600 Sq. Ft. of Space
* Built in Bar
* Private Entry
* Private Bathrooms
* Natural Lighting
Seats up to
150 cocktail reception
120 for a sit down dinner
150 theatre style

Mezzanine
* Intimate open space
* Great view of our stage
Seats up to
45 cocktail reception
30 sit down dinner
30 theatre

Private Party Contact:
Abbey Smith: (719) 323-2007

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Springs Orleans Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (27)
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Comfort Food (18)
Good for a Date (18)
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Good for Birthdays (14)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Great for Brunch (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Cozy (12)
Romantic (12)
Live Music (12)
Business Meals (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Fun (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Spicy (8)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Great Beer (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
People Watching (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Date Nite with the wife

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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

Springs Orleans is always a place to go for great food-a good dining experience.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Seasonal
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 (Seattle)·Dined 5 days ago

We tried Springs Orleans for our group holiday lunch. There were 6 of us. We made our reservation weeks in advance, but were surprised to find that the place was not full or booked up as expected when we arrived. The food was great. Appetizers - Brie beignet, calamari. Entrees - shrimp & grits, lobster pasta, truffles Mac & cheese, etouffe. Some of us ordered the same thing. For dessert, we shared a sampler and the chocolate bomb. The sampler included banana pudding, breading pudding and beignet. The food was fabulous,! We all enjoyed the food and the restaurant. The chocolate bomb was fantastic if you are a chocolate lover! The only thing is they seemed to be short handed with wait staff. We will definitely go back again!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great flavors. The lobster trotolle is a memorable dish (superb sauce with exactly the right amount of tarragon), and the etouffee has just the right kick. Be sure to order it with both shrimp and crawfish. In the past, I've had only beignets for dessert, but this time tried the key lime pie. 9 times out of 10 when I order it in a restaurant, it is a disappointment, but this one was excellent. One of my dining partners had the bread pudding (one of those desserts that can be really really bad or really really good), and she loved it.

All of the food was prepared very well, the server was attentive but not intrusive, and the atmosphere was just the right mix of lively but quiet enough to carry on a conversation.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great food

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We were so comfortable in this place. Food was great and a good variety. Service outstanding.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Live Music, Good for Groups, Casual
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving buffet way over priced for the quality of the food. Had 4 buffets and 3 bottomless Mimosas and the tab was over $250.00.
Would not recommend and will not be back.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

The only complaint I would have is that the tiny booths along the left wall on entering the establishment are very uncomfortable and they are sandwiched in between wait stations. Not the kind of busy I want to see from my eating view point.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Spicy, Authentic, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

This was a great night dinner, Service was above and beyond great!

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Maybe recommend to a friend value for food was not there.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Just average food but good service. Hotel food with an attempt to recreate Cajun taste.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 14, 2017

From making the on-line reservation through dessert, everything was easy and excellent. Our waiter, Courtney, was very pleasant, professional and knowledgeable. The menu was varied and the food was excellent. We'll be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was okay, the atmosphere was good and the staff were friendly, didn’t get that NOLA kick and Jazz that is intrinsically creole, it’s a start just needs to go all the way.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was a nice restaurant, but the hostess was extremely rude. I was shocked at how we were treated when we first got there. She spent 5 seconds trying to find out reservation, and when she couldn't find it, she told us we "were going to have to leave". THEN....she offered the bar as an option. When I told her I knew she had a reservation, she was a total smartass and said, "here, see for yourself". and I found my name on the list.
She really needs more training. I wish I could remember her name, she was in her mid-twenties and it was on Saturday, November 11th around 7 p.m. Maybe her name was Hannah??

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Hostess did not find our reservation for 6, but they quickly made up a table. Perhaps they aren't well connected to "Open Table" ??
Excellent small buffet for a good price.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We went for dinner on a whim. It was our first visit but I know it won't be our last. Courtney our server was excellent! The food was amazing!!!

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Spicy, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Springs Orleans never disappoints. Great food, good atmosphere and is a place a local can be proud to take their business associates from "the big city" too. Our service staff was very attentive and made sure everyone had a great time.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Spicy, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

We really enjoyed our dining experience at Springs Orleans. Great menu and great service. The atmosphere was fun and unique. A great place to eat downtown. Right next to the Kimball Peak Theater and Josh & John's for ice cream afterward.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Live Music, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I’ve been to Springs Orleans many times and always it’s been great, until now. We went for breakfast on Saturday with 9:30 AM reservations. When we got there the restaurant was less than half full. We walked up to the buffet and it was completely empty. No eggs, no bacon, some old soggy French toast, no sausages, no potatos, no fruit or granola etc. Maybe a little green chili. Took them 30 minutes to restock. While we were waiting, we ordered coffee which was brought to us cold and a Mamosa which was brought in a chipped glass. We ended up ordering omelettes which were included with the buffet. They were Holiday Inn Express quality omelettes. The waitstaff was apologetic and even comped us one of the Mamosa’s, but blamed the situation on being understaffed and overbooked. Overbooked? Hogwash. There were even fewer people in there by the time we left than when we arrived. In short, very disappointed and quite frankly embarrassed because I had out-of-town family and was trying to showcase Colorado Springs. Won’t be going back again.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We ha e been looking for a good Creole meal and we found it at Springs Orleans. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meal. The service was great and great Musib was fantastic. We will definitely try the Sunday brunch next!

Tags: Fun, Casual, Business Meals, Live Music, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Lovely evening. Great ambience. Efficient, professional service.

The food was very good with a nice mix of flavors. My only complaint was that the lobster meat was a bit bland. I blame the source of the meat, not the recipe (which was excellent). I notified the server so the kitchen knows they need to check their supplier.

I was impressed with the gracious service provided to the table next to ours where two young children were treated with full professionalism.

I had the crab cake - which was virtually all crab meat; the lobster tortolle (great recipe, but needed more flavorful lobster meat); and Brie-stuffed beignets, which were excellent.

Great ambience with tasteful decor and a pianist.

We will return!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Live Music
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Great food! We had a great server! Nice atmosphere!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Casual, Fun, Cozy, Happy Hour
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I rated the food as good given that my dining partner enjoyed his meal quite a bit. Mine, however, was okay. The blackened chicken I received was far more charred than blackened, unfortunately. And the vegetables that were supposed to come with the entree were almost non-existent. So, I'd have to say that my first visit to Springs Orleans was disappointing.

Also, having made a reservation through Open Table over a month in advance, I was disappointed to find that our reserved table was literally right behind the hostess station. It was a special occasion and we had absolutely no privacy and the hostess stand was a distraction during the entire meal. Plenty of lovely tables in the restaurant but, sadly, ours was the worst of them.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Just decided to grab dinner last minute and we were able to get a table no problem. It was pretty busy and our server actually didn’t come to the table for a while. The manager took our order and brought us appetizers.

I always order the Brie beignet and it was amazing as usual. I tried the shrimp Po Boy this time and was not super impressed. The shrimp had a little too much breading and the remelaude sauce was skimpy. I think I will stick to the shrimp and grits next time.

Dessert (pecan tart)was great and I finished it off with a nice latte.

Tags: Authentic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We were staying at the hotel, so decided to try this restaurant. Food was very mediocre. Cajun caesar salad unexceptional. I ordered grilled shrimp, not blackened shrimp, and they came out blackened with cajun spices and were unbelievably salty. My husband's salmon was less spicy and salty so we split that. Waiter was kind, and offered to make me something else, but it was late, we had traveled and were tired, and I did not want to wait for another entree. The waiter was kind enough to report this to the manager, who then discounted this entree, and offered a free dessert. We appreciated the waiter's honesty in reporting that we were not satisfied. However, we each had one drink, and he did not offer another, nor check on us during the rest of our meal. While he was kind, he needed more training. I would not return to this restaurant.

Tags: Spicy
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Interesting New Orleans menu without being overly spicy. Quality food and prompt friendly service.

Tags: Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We had an enjoyable brunch. Nice hostess and waitstaff. Food was very good. Be advised that you should arrive at brunch very hungry!!! So many choices.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Brunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was inventive and delicious once you were able to choose from all of the options. The atmosphere was lively but not noisy. We will be going back often.

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

We had a late brunch (arrived at 12:30 p.m.) and the food was good, but it seemed like they could have refreshed some of the dishes on the buffet. The dessert selection was a little lackluster. Overall, it was very tasty food and we enjoyed the live piano.

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·Dined on September 26, 2017

Very good southern food. Well priced food and cocktails. Went looking for authentic food and I certainly got it. The Gumbo had loads of flavour.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Very enjoyable brunch. Nice variety as far as food choices. Very good service. Would recommend as a place to go for brunch

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 23, 2017

It tries to be New Orleans or Cajun style but basically fails on all attempts. Other than some decor, nothing hits minimal expectations. The food is OK, but NOT creole. Étouffée and all similar dishes are mass produced and they use flour to thicken! No slow cooking reductions here. Cajun Caesar is just romain lettuce with some chopped tomatoes. PLEASE! If you're from any southern state around LA, you will slap your waiter. If you're from CO, you won't know the difference and will probably think this is real creole food. (smile)

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We had a nice meal at Springs Orleans before our concert, enjoying the catfish and the shrimp alfredo. The wine that our attentive waiter helped us choose complemented the meal especially well!

Tags: Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on September 8, 2017

We are from out of state and we stayed at The Mining Exchange for 2 nights, beautiful. I looked up best restaurants and found this one. We went there on our last night in Colorado, and it was a perfect evening. The staff were amazing and very personable. The food was so good! If we ever come back, which we will, we will definitely be dining there again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Business Meals, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on September 4, 2017

Overall not bad. Service was fine. The area where we sat was well lit and comfortable. I had a party of 5 and the server was all over it with each of us. Drinks were ok but somewhat inconsistent (first weak then strong - I had 3). The food came out reasonably fast but the shrimp and grits were mediocre at best. My freind's French onion soup looked good however the portions looked small. Drinks and dinner came to just over $240 with tip for 5 people (with drinks and wine). I would go back again if in town.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

The waitress was very slow, the food was very disappointing especially for the price. The gator bites were tough. My husband and I both ordered a shrimp dish and my shrimp were so small I could barely see them and my husband's weren't much bigger. For the price I expected bigger shrimp. The dessert was the best part of the meal. We would not recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 3, 2017

marvelous place with a feel of New Orleans and the cajon/creole experience

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 28, 2017

This place was completely overpriced for food that was "just okay". We were truly disappointed in this restaurant.

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Everything was awesome

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Sunday brunch is amazing !! Love the $10 bottomless mimosas too.

Tags: Special Occasion
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