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Crave Real Burgers

7465 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3204
+1 719-264-7919
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (20 reviews)
“burger” (203 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7465 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3204
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11 - 20 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This was the first time visiting this restaurant and we were very impressed! I got the campfire with jalapeños, my brother-in-law got the flaming tiki burger, my wife got the wise guy, and my son got the plain Jane with cheese. The food and service...More

Thank WorldTravelers1999
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

In town for a conference and my coworker and I were in the mood for a good burger. Crave was a pleasant surprise! Service was good and the food was very good! A lot of unique toppings. I tried the "Love Stinks" burger (I think...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Wasn't very impressed! Burger was just ok, truffle fries were very hard. I'm easy to please usually so I don't know?

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I love the variety of available burgers here. My favorite burger is the Wise Guy served in bunless fashion. I have also had a chance to try the Campfire, the Popper, the Flaming Tiki and the Tzatziki burger special. They were all delicious. The staff...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Go to directly to Craves now! Amazing burgers and service. Unique burgers that would be impossible to describe in a review. Brisket on a burger... Fried cheddar cheese with bacon... donut for a bun... on and on it goes. Expect to spend $15 on a...More

Thank 282brentw
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Really, really good. My husband wanted a bison burger...we all tried them, and...yummmmmm! I had a regular cheese burger, and they had the Luther (2 glazed donuts instead of bread / buns, with the bison burger, an egg, and bacon). According to my son (a...More

Thank barbara b
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Wife and I split the fatty melt and popper. Both were great, loved the sweet potato fries too. Decent options for the kids too.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A few co-workers and I decided to do lunch at Crave today and were generally happy. The location is convenient off of North Academy Blvd., we weren't greeted upon entering, but we were seated quickly, the seating felt crowded to me, our server was friendly...More

Thank craigkordic
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Huge burgers that were great! A little pricey for a burger, but one of the best I've had! If my husband and I agreed on the burger, we could have split one easily. We both took home half of ours.

Thank Dabostur
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great Service! Kids menu offers free ice cream for kids with their entree. My Burger was a BBQ (sauce) Burger. It was really good. Could have used a tad more BBQ sauce, but yummy! My husband had a Avocado Burger. He really liked it. We...More

Thank Carolinas704
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Joe C
Do you have a kids' menu ?
15 February 2017|
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Response from Jon B | Reviewed this property |
They Do, it's minimal, my son and his girlfriend order 2 different burgers & have them cut in half to share 1/2 each more variety
Is your beef grass fed?
3 August 2016|
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Response from Sylvver72 | Reviewed this property |
At Crave we’re proud of our state in every way. We think our support for local farmers and ranchers proves it. All our ground beef and chuck is certified Colorado Proud. I do not see where it says "grass fed" but that's the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7465 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-3204
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-264-7919
  • E-mail
Crave is the hippest, most happenin' burger joint in all of Colorado. Ever had bacon on a burger? Sure you have. But how about in a malt? Now we're talkin'! Crazy-creative burgers, hand-crafted shakes, ice cream for the kids, and more! Our Head Chef Jeff Richard is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Crave is a Chef Driven Restaurant. Each location is run by a professionally trained chef to maintain a unique level of quality that you can't anywhere else.
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