Welcome to the Rocky Mountains, home of some of the best fish sandwiches in the United States. If you’re looking for a delicious fish sandwich while visiting Colorado Springs, then you’ve come to the right place.
Whether you’re a fan of classic fried cod or something more creative like salmon burgers, there are plenty of great places to choose from.
In this blog post, we'll take a look at some of the best places for fish sandwich in Colorado Springs. We'll explore their unique offerings and why they make such great choices for lunch or dinner.
From crispy fried cod to grilled salmon topped with fresh vegetables, each location has something delicious to offer no matter what your tastes are.
We'll also discuss why it's important to support local businesses when selecting where to eat out in Colorado Springs.
With so many options available, it can be hard to decide which restaurant is best for your needs. But by keeping an eye out for locally owned establishments with fresh ingredients and unique flavor combinations, you can be sure that every meal will be one-of-a-kind.
So let's get started, read on for our list of the best places for fish sandwich in Colorado Springs.
1. Omelette Parlor
Omelette Parlor is a great place to go for breakfast, lunch, and even dinner. The atmosphere is relaxed and homey, with a rustic interior that makes you feel right at home.
The staff are friendly and always have a smile on their face, making the experience that much better. They offer a large variety of breakfast classics as well as unique recipes like their signature Thunderbird and Taryall Tuna Melt sandwiches.
The food quality is consistent, and the ingredients are always fresh. You can customize your order to meet any dietary needs you may have, including gluten-free options on the menu.
Prices are reasonable, with most entrées around seven or eight dollars. Portion sizes are generous, too, you definitely get your money's worth here. The pancakes alone were huge, enough to fill up an entire plate.
The restaurant was clean and service was quick despite it being busy at times. Plus, they offer outdoor seating, so you can enjoy your meal in the sunshine if you'd like.
All in all, Omelette Parlor is an excellent place for breakfast or lunch if you're looking for quality food at an affordable price in a pleasant environment.
Billed as an “eclectic café with light global fare”, Shuga’s offers a unique and modern atmosphere.
The staff were all incredibly friendly and welcoming, despite the busyness of the day. We were quickly seated when a table opened up.
The menu offers a selection of drinks, espresso, boards, soup, salad, and sandwiches. We ordered almost every sandwich on the menu, and it was difficult to pick a favorite.
The bruschetta in particular tasted amazing and was wrapped and packaged to keep it fresh. The Quebec sandwich was also very tasty, while the Mercato and Cubano sandwiches offered a mix of Mediterranean type flavors that worked well together.
Service was attentive but slow as servers took time to take drink orders before food orders were taken. This is understandable given the quality ingredients used in their dishes, though, so we didn’t mind too much.
For two people ordering a light lunch plus Sangria, our bill came to just over $30, which is great value for money for such high-quality food.
Overall, I would definitely recommend giving this place a try if you’re looking for something different from your usual fast-food places or cafés.
3. Garden of the Gods Market and Cafe
Cafés and specialty food markets don't get much better than the Garden of the Gods Market and Café. This is a cool, rustic-chic café that offers an eclectic menu and a gourmet food market with a bakery and deli counter.
The prices are a little high, but you definitely get what you pay for. The portion size is huge, so it's big enough to share.
The menu choices are unique, making for a good variety to choose from. The ingredients are fresh, and each dish is made to the chef's best ability.
The service is great, friendly, and attentive, not once have I been disappointed in the quality of service here.
The breakfast sandwich was probably one of the best I've had, my husband had the fried chicken sandwich, which came out hot and fresh with plenty of food on it.
There were many delicious looking specialty items as well, like their Chile Crunch Chicken Sandwich with Cold Kicker fresh juice or their Turkey Cran, both were delicious.
The chef actually brought out fresh salmon treats for us, which we really enjoyed.
His kindness and willingness to give us the best possible experience are qualities that have been lost in many places today, so we really appreciated it.
In short, Garden of the Gods Market & Café is worth visiting if you're looking for unique dishes made with fresh ingredients at fair prices, served by friendly staff in a clean environment.
4. Poor Richard’s Restaurant
A longtime local hangout, Poor Richard’s Restaurant is a place to go for brick-oven pizza, salads and sandwiches, plus vegetarian & vegan choices. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, with friendly staff and a peaceful environment.
The food is fresh and delicious with lots of variety to choose from. The portion sizes are large, and the produce is always fresh.
Some favorite items on the menu include the Reuben turkey pastrami sandwich, avocado and cheese sandwich, hummus plates, salad with Poor Richard's house dressing and green beans, as well as homemade focaccia bread.
The prices are great for the quality of food you get here. It's no wonder that this restaurant has been consistently high in quality for over 16 years.
5. European Cafe and Restaurant
Sitting in the European Cafe and Restaurant, you can feel the warmth and vibrancy of the atmosphere.
The staff is friendly and courteous, making sure to make your dining experience an enjoyable one.
The menu offers a variety of dishes from American to Polish cuisine and has a great selection of beers. Their signature dishes are their Reuben sandwich, meatloaf sandwich, pork sandwich, crêpe for dessert, smoked salmon salad and breakfast options like omelettes or crêpes.
All of these items are made fresh when you order them, with homemade flavors that make them taste delicious.
The restaurant itself looks very clean with nice artwork on its walls. You can enjoy some “easy listening” music while you eat that complements your meal perfectly.
The prices are reasonable, too, so you can leave feeling satisfied with your meal without breaking the bank.
Overall, this is a great spot for anyone looking for quality food at an affordable price.
The atmosphere is welcoming and relaxed, which makes it perfect for enjoying your meal without feeling rushed. Highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a unique dining experience.
6. Bonny and Read
Packed with flavor and fresh seafood, Bonny and Read is the perfect spot for a seafood feast. The menu offers a thoughtful selection of seafood and steaks, plus creative cocktails in a modern setting with a patio.
The food is cooked with expertise and portions are generous, offering excellent value for money. The tuna on top was great quality, topped with just a touch of sweet glaze.
The lobster roll and prime rib sandwich were both very tasty. The service was friendly, helpful and the food arrived in good time.
The atmosphere of the restaurant is chic yet relaxed, making it suitable for both casual diners and special occasions. Prices are shockingly reasonable for such quality seafood in downtown, definitely worth every penny.
Accessibility could be improved, however, this place deserves to be enjoyed by everyone. Overall, Bonny and Read is an exceptional place for an unforgettable fish sandwich experience.
Walking into Alchemy, you immediately feel the cozy Irish-themed gastropod atmosphere.
The decor is rustic and inviting, and the staff provide quality service that keeps you coming back for more.
The menu offers a variety of American and Irish pub grub, craft brews, specialty cocktails, and even vegetarian options. Everything is made from scratch and tastes delicious. The salmon appetizer was a hit of the meal with its freshness and brightness.
We tried the Philly Steak sandwich and Fish n Chips, which were both amazing, perfectly crispy breading on the fish. For vegetarians, there are few options to choose from, but they can modify dishes to suit their needs.
The food isn't cheap, but it is worth every penny with its high quality ingredients. There's also a great selection of cheese, meat, fruit, chutney, pickled onions and warm Pita bread that make this place stand out from others in terms of creativity in food preparation.
And don't forget the cocktails, an exquisite selection of mixed drinks to select from.
At the end, it was a great experience at Alchemy, the cozy atmosphere combined with excellent food makes it one of our favorite places for fish sandwiches.
8. Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
Featuring a relaxed, stylish setting, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar is an upscale chain restaurant serving gourmet seafood dishes and creative cocktails. The food quality is very satisfying and freshness is the key to their seafood.
The staff are professional, friendly, and prompt in service. Prices for small portions may be higher than expected, but it's worth it for the delicious food.
The menu features lots of seafood options such as salmon, oyster po'boy, fish and chips and Seven Fishes.
All dishes are presented with flair and have great taste with a variety of textures. Their drinks are reasonably priced too.
The ambiance of the restaurant is pleasant, with booths that are very clean while maintaining a fun atmosphere. On our visit, they had our order ready when we arrived, which was great.
Service was slow, but not unexpected as the restaurant had just opened. The only complaint over our numerous visits has been that some dishes can be salty, but other than that it's been an all around grand experience from start to finish.
Overall, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar is highly recommended for its delicious seafood dishes at reasonable prices in a stylish setting with friendly service, definitely worth visiting if you're looking for something special.
9. The Golden Bee
Dining at The Golden Bee is an experience like no other. With its cozy British nook atmosphere, live music, and classic pub fare, it stands out among the rest. Their signature dish is the fish sandwich, made with fresh ingredients and top-notch quality.
The blackened red fish sandwich was especially enjoyable, with a generous portion that filled each half with the bun. The variety of foods may be limited, but what they serve is sure to please. From fish and chips to Reuben sandwiches to bangers and mash, all meals are fresh and delicious.
The service at The Golden Bee is also worth noting, pleasant wait staff who are professional yet friendly make dining here a pleasure.
They have great attention to detail when it comes to customer service, which can be seen in the quick response time even when busy.
The Golden Bee offers a variety of drinks including ales as well as kid-friendly options like chicken fingers. Prices may be on the higher side, but you get what you pay for, quality food served in generous portions that will leave you feeling satisfied.
So if you're looking for a unique dining experience with fantastic food and great service, head over to The Golden Bee, you won't regret it.
10. Bonefish Grill
Housed in a modern chain for seafood and steak, Bonefish Grill offers a contemporary menu of fresh seafood and steaks. The fish is cooked to perfection, with options ranging from swordfish to mahi-mahi and shrimp.
Prices are reasonable for the serving size and quality of food. The restaurant is always clean, well managed, and the staff is professional and friendly.
In addition to the standard menu items, there are also daily specials featuring fresh fish selections that are sure to please even the pickiest eaters. The dishes come with delicious sides like jasmine rice, white truffle macaroni and cheese, bread, or salad dressings tossed just right.
Vegetarians will be pleased that there are one or two options available that don't include meat. For drinks, they have an excellent variety, including a signature watermelon martini.
Overall, Bonefish Grill is an exceptional choice for anyone looking for a seafood craving fix, with consistently good food served in a pleasant atmosphere at an affordable price point.
It's no wonder why it's been rated as one of the top places for fish sandwiches four years in a row.
11. Bubba’s 33
Mouth-watering fish sandwiches, tasty burgers and delicious pizzas can all be found at Bubba’s 33. The atmosphere is casual and comfortable with great service from the staff.
The menu has a variety of options to choose from, including chicken sandwiches, smoked turkey and bacon sandwich and hot & spicy chicken sandwich. The food comes out fast and the portions are good. The flavor is always spot on and the ingredients are fresh.
The Fish & Chips is one of the best in town, with a generous portion size to feed two people. For an extra special treat, try their Dickie V pizza, made with pride and freshness to the highest standard.
To accompany your meal, there are many large-screen TVs showing sports and music videos that add to the fun atmosphere of this restaurant.
Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or an evening out with friends, this is definitely worth checking out.
12. Samich Shack
Omaha's Samich Shack is a must-try for fish sandwich lovers. With fresh, soft bread and the best pickle spears, this place knows how to make a great sandwich.
The service is fast and friendly and the menu offers plenty of choices. The cook on everything was perfect, and the presentation was great, even for takeout orders.
The Philly cheese steak sandwich is particularly noteworthy, it's two 7" sandwiches of deliciousness.
And if you're feeling adventurous, try the Garden of the Gods sandwich, you won't regret it (splurge for the fries). Cliff, who runs the place, has an amazing family recipe that makes every sandwich special.
Overall, Samich Shack is a great spot for lunchtime pick-me-ups or dinner with friends. The atmosphere is clean and welcoming, and you can be assured that quality products are used to make their high quality food.
Plus, their staff are always friendly and helpful, what more could you ask for? Stop by Samich Shack next time you're in Omaha, you won't be disappointed.
13. East Coast Deli
Tucked away in a quaint area of town, East Coast Deli offers a unique experience. This cozy NYC-style deli has a patio and is adorned with photos of the city.
The menu offers a wide variety of dishes to suit any taste, from sandwiches and burgers to omelets and salads. Everything is made from scratch, even the bread for their sandwiches.
The service at East Coast Deli is always friendly and courteous, and the food comes out quickly. The portions are generous, enough to feed two people, so it's worth the price. Their signature sandwich is the Boston Harbor, which has pastrami, turkey, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion on grilled bread.
The Reuben sandwich with corned beef or pastrami on rye toast is also popular among customers. Plus, they offer home style sides like potato salad or soup to accompany your meal.
The atmosphere at East Coast Deli is pleasant and inviting, it's always clean with great customer service.
If you're looking for authentic deli sandwiches like those served in New York City or Philadelphia, then this should be your go-to spot. Their prices are reasonable, too, so it's worth stopping by if you're nearby.
14. Chef Bob’s Lobstah Trap
Catering to seafood lovers, Chef Bob's Lobstah Trap is a restaurant located in the heart of the city. It offers a wide variety of fresh seafood dishes and sandwiches.
The traditional Gronk sandwich with fries and a small drink was $33+ and it was well worth it, the seafood tasted fresh, and the seasonings were delicious.
The staff at Chef Bob's Lobstah Trap was enthusiastic and friendly, maintaining an immaculate restaurant that shined with charm. Food came out very quickly, with no quality issues.
The lobster roll sandwich was amazing, packed full of lobster salad in a deliciously crusty baguette for $26 plus an additional $7 for chowder and a drink plus tip. The fisherman's combo gives you a great selection of several dishes at an unbeatable price.
The atmosphere at Chef Bob’s Lobstah Trap is cozy yet vibrant, making it perfect for dinner or lunch dates among friends or family members.
Curbside service was fast and friendly, food packaged smartly, ready on time on a Friday night despite being close to closing time. Prices are steep, but to be expected given the quality and amount of food served here, definitely worth every penny.
15. Cy’s Drive-In
Burgers, shakes, and fries are what make Cy’s Drive-In so special. This local institution has been around for years and offers a classic drive-in experience.
The burgers here are made with Calibrate beef and fresh ingredients, making them some of the best in town. The portions are generous, too.
The fish sandwich is particularly good here. It's made with real cod and comes with fries or chips, both of which can also be ordered separately.
Prices are reasonable for the quality of food you get, making it a great value as well. Plus, there's an array of other toppings to choose from to customize your burger order.
Service at Cy’s Drive-In is usually good, though it can depend on the time of day you visit. The restrooms are clean and located outside on the side of the building.
Shakes, malts, banana splits and other desserts round out the menu for those with a sweet tooth.
Overall, Cy’s Drive-In is worth at least one visit for its classic drive-in atmosphere as much as its delicious burgers and fish sandwiches.
The prices may be a bit high, but you definitely get what you pay for in terms of quality food that's made fresh after ordering.
16. The Juicy Seafood
Catering to seafood lovers, The Juicy Seafood is a great place for a fish sandwich. With a wide selection of seafood and a relaxed atmosphere, it's the perfect place to enjoy some fresh seafood. The prices are fair for the quality of food and portions offered. The food is delicious, hot and freshly prepared with unique presentation.
There are plenty of options, from grilled shrimp po' boy sandwiches to catfish sliders. All entrées come with two small potatoes and an ear of corn in each bag with butter and your choice of seafood. The seasoning is perfect and really brings out the flavor in the food.
The service could be faster but considering how busy it is usually on weekends, it's worth the wait. The staff are friendly and seating is typically quick except on those days. The drinks were good too.
Prices may seem high, but you definitely get what you pay for, quality and flavor. They also have regular menus instead of disposable or QR code ones, which was nice to see, as well as gluten-free options (albeit limited).
Overall, if you're looking for an excellent fish sandwich or other type of seafood dish, then head over to The Juicy Seafood.
You won't be disappointed.