Powers Boulevard is one of the most popular streets in Colorado Springs for shopping and dining, so you’ll definitely want to make a stop there if you happen to visit the area. Whether you’re going to be staying for a while, just passing through, or even live in the area, Powers is worth at least a pit stop.
Thankfully, plenty of the restaurants on this main Colorado Springs street are supported by GiftYa, a virtual gift card company that allows you to send someone you know a balance for a participating location, restaurant or otherwise, via an app. That person can then set up that balance with their credit or debit card, no wallet full of gift cards required!
So consider stopping by this street in Colorado Springs if you’re nearby, and consider GiftYa if a friend or family member is doing the same, or even joining you!
A daytime eatery with locations all over the state of Colorado!
Pancakes that taste just as good as they look on Powers Boulevard! Image courtesy of Instagram.
5925 Dublin Blvd Unit B | Colorado Springs | urbaneggeatery.com
You want to start your day off right if you’re on vacation, and in Colorado Springs, Urban Egg is the place to do that. With locally sourced, fresh ingredients always presented masterfully on your plate, this place truly always tries to give its guests the best breakfast.
The Gazette recently voted this restaurant Best of the Springs, and it’s no wonder why. The menu offers up every kind of breakfast you could possibly imagine, and Urban Egg even caters! Breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day when you’re dining here.
Hours are from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. on weekdays and from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on the weekends.
“Excellent food, excellent staff, and you can't go wrong with their mimosas. I love that I can get on the waitlist right here through Yelp, so there is no wasting time trying to get in.” - Yelp Review
Delicious Tex-Mex dishes at two locations in Colorado Springs.
Whether it’s to sit-down or takeout, you can be sure that you’ll be satisfied. Image courtesy of Instagram.
5710 S Carefree Cir | Colorado Springs | josemuldoons.com
Jose Muldoon’s has two locations in Colorado Springs, one downtown that first opened up in 1974, and this one on the eastside right off of N Powers Boulevard. This Tex-Mex restaurant is incredibly popular thanks to its delicious food and great service!
Appetizers, tacos, soups, salads, burritos, chimichangas, fajitas, enchiladas, combination platters, sides, lunch specials, desserts— you can have it all here! There’s also a brunch menu for Sundays, catering, and a wide variety of drinks such as specialty cocktails, beer, wine, tequila, and more!
Hours are from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. every day of the week but Sunday, when the restaurant is open from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. instead.
“I was told to try this place out by a friend and I was VERY impressed!! Fast, friendly, and very tasty! Best guacamole I've had in awhile! Good for a STRONG margarita too!” - Yelp Review
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A unique dining experience for Brazilian cuisine!
Skewers are just one of the mouth-watering menu items at Tucanos. Image courtesy of Instagram.
3294 Cinema Point | Colorado Springs | tucanos.com
Tucanos Brazilian Grill does the dining experience a bit differently, and that’s why they stand out! Clearly they’re doing something right, or they wouldn’t be so popular. Here, they have a Tucanos Cue system so that patrons can easily communicate with servers without even needing to call them over— just flip the sign on your table.
The restaurant is also very close to an IMAX Theater, so this would be the perfect place to stop for some churrasco, salad, skewers, appetizers, desserts, or even just a beverage before you go to see a movie!
Mondays through Thursdays, the restaurant is open from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Hours shift to 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and Tucanos is closed on Sundays.
“This place was great, we couldn't keep the servers away, so many good meats and sides. The pineapple and fried banana were so good as well as the steak and chicken!” - Yelp Review
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Great food and even better drinks for a fair price!
Don’t just come to Powers Boulevard for a meal, come for a good time! Image courtesy of Instagram.
3316 Cinema Pt | Colorado Springs | rockbottom.com
If you’re looking for somewhere with drinks just as good as their food, Rock Bottom is the place for you. Despite the name, this restaurant and brewery has gained quick acclaim and they take brewing very seriously. Fortunately for you, they also take great care in their cooking processes.
There’s shareables, sandwiches, flatbreads, and much more— all the best food to eat at the bar, plus some nicer entrees. You’ll be equally impressed by the selection of beer they have on tap, and you’ll want to try it all!
“Far above the majority of other restaurants I've ordered delivery from. Real flavors, cooked and prepared with care. For the price point, I will be ordering more from them instead of other restaurants in the same price range.” - Yelp Review
A popular taco chain with a location right on Powers!
The tacos at Fuzzy’s are, of course, glorious, but don’t let that stop you from trying other menu items like these nachos! Image courtesy of Instagram.
5915 Dublin Blvd | Colorado Springs | fuzzystacoshop.com
Fuzzy’s was first opened in Texas in 2003, but their delicious food spread like wildfire across the country and now has more than 100 locations. It’s a popular spot on N Powers Blvd, and their tacos are definitely worth a try.
You won’t just find tacos here, however. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has starters, salads, burritos, burrito bowls, nachos, quesadillas, even the option to order breakfast no matter the time of day! Between all that and the selection of “chill drinks,” what more could you want?
Sundays through Thursdays, this restaurant is open from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Hours are 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
“It was great to see a Texas favorite out here in Colorado. Everytime we have driven by, this place is packed so apparently the locals agree that this establishment is your place for tacos.” - Yelp Review
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Great drinks and all the food you could want to go with them!
Nothing looks more inviting than a whole pizza, and Bubba’s 33 has them for you! Image courtesy of Instagram.
5807 Constitution Ave | Colorado Springs | bubbas33.com
Yet another popular restaurant chain, Bubba’s 33 brings all your favorite food and drink to the table. Whether it’s a burger, pizza, wings, or a sandwich, you’re sure to find a great late night snack to go with your drink!
And what a drink selection they have! Beer, margaritas, cocktails, wine— it’s all right here for you, so grab a beverage and sit down to watch one of the many screens at Bubba’s 33!
The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. until midnight on weekdays, 9 a.m. until midnight on Saturdays, and 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Sundays.
“Once we arrived our table was ready!! The wait staff was very polite and greeted us as soon as we walked in the door. Amazing food and amazing staff. Our waitress was quick and attentive. Thanks Bubba's!!!” - Yelp Review
Traditional Mexican food on N Powers Blvd in Colorado Springs!
The portions at Pueblo Viejo certainly won’t leave you disappointed! Feel free to take your extras home for leftovers. Image courtesy of Instagram.
5934 Stetson Hills Blvd | Colorado Springs | puebloviejocolorado.com
Pueblo Viejo serves both lunch and dinner, and they also have a full bar! So, whether you want to come in for an authentic Mexican dish or a delicious drink, this restaurant has you covered.
The most popular dishes are the house specialties and Mexican desserts, but there’s also salads, appetizers, burritos, fajitas, seafood, and several different kinds of combination plates. As far as drinks go, Pueblo Viejo has beer, wine, margaritas, cocktails, and tequila shots.
Hours at Pueblo Viejo are from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
“I have to give major kudos to Pueblo Viejo for remaining consistently on target in all aspects from customer service, to quality & overall experience. COVID-19 played a major role in this past year & again I applaud this establishment for maintaining & improving their business.” - Yelp Review
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An incredible amount of options for both food and drink!
Hops n Drops has seasonal specific menus, so maybe you’ll want to drop by sooner rather than later! Image courtesy of Instagram.
5820 Stetson Hills Blvd | Colorado Springs | hopsndrops.com
Hops n Drops takes pride in both food and drink, with a wide selection available for either choice. The restaurant is open for curbside takeout and delivery, even though sit-down dining is now available again, so you can dine and drink at your comfort level.
There are separate menus at Hops n Drops for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, kids, gluten-free, and nutrition, and none of that even includes the drinks— drops, cocktails, beer, and wine! Suffice it to say that you’ve got a lot of choices here.
Hours are from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Fridays, 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturdays, and 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Sundays.
“It was my first time coming here with my boyfriend and I believe they just recently opened up their restaurant for full capacity. The service from their team members is excellent!” - Yelp Review
945 N Powers Blvd | Colorado Springs
If you’re looking for a low-key spot to kick back and relax with friends, Frankie’s Bar & Grill is your spot. Located right on Powers Blvd, Frankie’s offers hearty bar food and drinks inside a laid back dining space.
Frankie’s offers great deals like $0.39 wings on Mondays and during all Bronco games. While you’re there, we also recommend trying their famous burger called The Slopper. This burger is filled with homemade green chili and a ½ pound Angus chuck burger. Yum!
“We love this place and we always look forward to coming in on Saturday nights for the live music. Everyone is so nice and friendly, very fun atmosphere, great beer and food. It's one of our favorite neighborhood bars.” - Yelp Review
3101 New Center Point | Colorado Springs | osf.com
If you’re in the mood for Italian food, we recommend checking out The Old Spaghetti Factory. This family-owned and operated restaurant has been a staple in Colorado Springs since 1969.
On the menu, you’ll find a wide assortment of classic Italian dishes like Spinach & Cheese Ravioli, Gourmet Jumbo Crab Ravioli, and Baked Lasagna. All entrees are served with your choice of a hot fresh baked bread, soup, or salad along with spumoni or vanilla ice cream. Try The Old Spaghetti Factory for your next dinner!
“The moment you walk in it's like you're transported back in time and completely swept away into another era - it's SO charming! You can tell the owners really pride themselves on their attention to detail and understand the value of creating a unique atmosphere.” - Yelp Review
3317 Cinema Point | Colorado Springs | wobblyolive.com’
The Wobbly Olive is a great spot if you’re looking for fun cocktails and delicious plates made from fresh ingredients.
The restaurant offers a number of different small plates and large plates. Their Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Bacon Wrapped Shrimp are a couple popular small plates that are great for sharing with a group. Larger plates like the Lemon Ricotta Ravioli and Creole Shrimp & Grits are also great for filling you up. Whatever you order, don’t forget to pair a craft cocktail with it!
“First time eating here and the food was delicious. The calamari was perfectly cooked as was the risotto. We enjoyed every bite. We sat at the bar and the bartender was engaging and funny and the drinks were perfectly concocted.” - Yelp Review
1840 N Academy Blvd | Colorado Springs
The Purple Onion is a popular restaurant in Colorado Springs for fresh and authentic Mediterranean food. Inside this chic, laidback restaurant, you’ll find great service and delicious food.
Some of their most popular dishes on the menu include the Greek Gyro, Chicken Bacon Ranch Pita, and Chicken Kabob. But whatever you get, you’re sure to leave feeling filled and satisfied.
“The food was spectacular. I had a falafel gyro and their falafel has great flavor, with great texture. Definitely authentic! Enjoyed a fun beer with the meal. Next time I'm saving enough room for the baklava for dessert!” - Yelp Review
5660 Barnes Rd, Suite 148 | Colorado Springs | thelobstahtrap.com
Last on our list of the best restaurants in Powers, Colorado Springs is Chef Bob’s Lobstah Trap. This popular seafood restaurant offers a variety of different seafood baskets, sandwiches, and lobster entrees.
Their Lobster Rolls are especially popular among guests, and can come either chilled or warmed. Both regular and large sized options are available. Check out Chef Bob’s Lobstah Trap for your next lunch or dinner!
“I LOVE a good lobster roll and these portions were very generous for the price. Yes, it's still generally more pricey than your average dinner, but you're getting a ton of lobster and a TON of flavor. It's worth splurging.” - Yelp Review
All of these restaurants— and far more besides —would make a great addition to any Colorado Springs trip if you happen to drive by N Powers Boulevard. If it isn’t part of your planned-out route, perhaps you’ll take this chance to change that!
While you’re considering stopping in at a restaurant on Powers, also consider purchasing a GiftYa for one of the many supported spots on this list for a great meal on a main Colorado Springs street.