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Poor Richard's Restaurant

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324 1/2 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1115
+1 719-632-7721
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Littleton, Colorado
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It isn't quite accurate to call Poor Richard's a restaurant as it is also a tea/wine shoppe, book/gift store, and toy store! The food is casual fare, good and in most cases quite healthy! They have several vegetarian and vegan choices and (not so healthy) yummy pizza. Enjoy the food, but be sure to save time to browse the fun... More 

Thank Viola N
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been going there for years. They are consistently good, and friendly. Pizza is very good. Good salads with their own delicious dressing. Food is freshly made. Homemade pastries. Good soups. Funky atmosphere.

Thank OnTheMoveAround
Pierre, South Dakota
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We decided to come here after the usual lunch rush hour and we had a great time eating pizza, letting the kids play in the play area in the back (mainly for young tots), and then we went and perused the toy store, coffee shop, and book store. There is a lot to look at, which makes it great for... More 

Thank Mosleyjf
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Poor Richard's offers great food, a unique gift store, toy store and a fabulous wine and chocolate bar including local entertainment. The owners are hands on and often there. Staff are all great and ready to assist you. During warmer weather the outdoor patio provides the perfect spot to relax. You will fall in love so come check it out

Thank Paula S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Poor Richard's has been in business for a very long time and the food remains consistently great and tastes like homemade. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual. If you're visiting Colorado Springs stay away from the chain restaurants and try Poor Richard's. It's located in downtown. There's also a wine bar next door and a toy and bookstore that are... More 

Thank petuniaq2
Story City, Iowa
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Good food with a variety of choices. Self serve table service. The connecting stores of coffee shop, gifts, toys and books can keep a person happy there, for hours. Something for everyone and all ages!!

Thank Deb S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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488 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

As much as I loved the pizza (avocado/bacon/artichoke), I loved the atmosphere. Chose to sit outside with the lovely murals and fountain. Little gem inside as that the restaurant is hooked onto a toy store, coffee bar, wine bar, bookstore, and some live music on chosen nights. Excellent introduction to the culinary greats of the Springs. Highly recommended.

Thank Rhonda B
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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272 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I've been to this restaurant multiple times but just discovered the kids playroom at the back of the pizza side of the store! Great addition. Plus there is an outside patio area in the back as well as the front. It's a great, convenient place to meet friends for coffee or a meal. The toy store has such creative toys... More 

Thank Linda E
San Diego, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I love their burgers and soup. Favorite stop when traveling to COS. Waiting is well spent in the store next door

Thank Amar K
Pueblo, Colorado
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195 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Healthy restaurant with great clean and organic choices and a toy store full of fun toys and games. There are several kinds of fresh made veggie burgers and gluten free items. Nice hip place for lunch - eat outside if you can.

Thank DR186

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 1/2 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1115
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-632-7721

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?