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Permanently Closed - The Blue Star

930 reviews
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$30 and under
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Global, International
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This restaurant is permanently closed. Explore our contemporary fusion menu, using only the best in locally grown, fresh ingredients. We provide a global experience of flavors grounded in simplicity, while harmoniously blending bold flavors to create casual elegance on each plate.
After 22 years in business, it’s time for a fresh look and upgrades at The Blue Star. We’re excited about where we’re going and the new Blue Star that we’ll be sharing with you in 2018. While we work on improvements and renovations, we’ll be open Tuesday-Saturday from 5pm-Close only in the Cocktail Lounge. During this time we’ll be exploring new pairings, trying new dishes, and planning for the full reopening of The Blue Star. We invite you to be apart of our transition by giving us feedback, trying our new dishes, and getting a sneak peek on social media of all the exciting changes in the works!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Global, International, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Open Tuesday - Saturday 5pm - Close
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Phone number
(719) 632-1086
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Brian Blasnek
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We personalize to your needs. We do whatever the client wants as long as we can get our hands on it or our brains around it.
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Cross street
Cheyenne Blvd.
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Parking details
Parking is available all around the building and across the street @ the MAT or after 6pm in the U-Haul parking lot.
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There is no live entertainment, only the staff and owner.
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Special events & promotions
We offer specialty dinners. Please call 719-632-1086 to sign up for these special events.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access
What 930 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
4.3  based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Kleckman (Denver)
1.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

Had a reservation and had to wait 30 minutes beyond our reservation time. Three quarters of the entrees on the menu were unavailable and they ran out of iceberg lettuce.

vipPtigner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on October 5, 2017

I understand that they are closing but the waiter we had was definitely ill prepared for the event this evening. The waitress on the other hand was fantastic. Was not offered any of the special promotions for the evening. We love this place and this was really not how we wanted to remember it

SamSneedjr (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on October 4, 2017

Great place! Owners did their employees wrong by closing on such short notice. The employees shared this with us when we went for our last meal.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 3, 2017

The food at Blue Star was excellent as usual. The calamari was sweet and soft. The pork cheeks were soft and had an wonderful flavor with the risotto. My only suggestion is to review the ever changing menu on the web before you make your reservation. Enjoy!

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

It was a very enjoyable evening, although it was a bit warm in the dining room...,it was well worth the drive from Denver

vipFoodiekat (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on August 18, 2017

Blue Star is amazing! The food was very inventive! We made a reservation for one night and decided to go the following night too because we enjoyed it that much. We brought friends the second night and they really liked it too. The wait staff and owner were very friendly and attentive. They even made shrimp scampi for my husband and it wasn't on the menu. It's quiet and cute inside. Everything we ate was excellent! It's by far the best restaurant in Colorado Springs!

vipSandybeach (Denver)
5.0  Dined on August 12, 2017


vipOpenTable Diner (Kansas City)
4.0  Dined on August 10, 2017

Disappointing menu. The menu was very limited. Most entrees included kale. Service was excellent.

OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on July 31, 2017

Creative and uniquely delicious cuisine, locally sourced. Wine selection is awesome. Service was friendly and impeccable. We just relocated to the area and are thrilled to find this wonderful place right in our neighborhood!

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
2.0  Dined on July 29, 2017

A huge disappointment. My wife and I were visiting from Denver and saw this as one of the top rated places in Colorado Springs. I have a hard time coming up with positives. The waiter seemed confused and shut down - we actually had the hostess come over a few times and check on us. Wine list was not well explained or thought out. The menu was just strange - a large assortment with no common theme, other than none of it was particularly appealing. It was pretty expensive, but nothing crazy. I 100% will not go back or recommend. Get it together Colorado Springs!

vipNickname (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on July 27, 2017

Food and service were spot on in every way. Very quiet on a summer night. Still the best in the Springs!

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on July 23, 2017

Food was great, although they were out of 2 of the dishes we ordered. But the replacements were yummy as well. Wonderful ambiance. Staff was friendly and attentive.

vipConciergeBob (Denver)
5.0  Dined on July 18, 2017

Terrific, dependable and great, creative cuisine with a huge wine list. This is my go-to place in Colorado Springs. The bar area is fun and lively. The dining room is perfect for a business dinner or special occasions. Near some outstanding and unique breweries, just outside of downtown. I will look forward to returning here soon!

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on July 12, 2017

We both had the special of the evening and both raved about the creative combinations of flavors- honey flavored steak and arugula pistou under a nice piece of fish.
The soup of the day was salmon chowder and I loved it.
It was a lovely anniversary dinner. We will return.

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on June 25, 2017

We had a wonderful night and the food was fabulous. We plan to go back and take friends with us.