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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bridge
“Only a 70 minute drive from Colorado Springs. The Royal Gorge in Canon City is a nice day trip for the whole family.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“This is our favorite pizza in Salida, though there are several great places to choose from. Simple fare, and a great patio in the summer.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Bar & Tapas. Located across from the park/river, it's a nice stop for a small, foodie stop.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food and possibly the best sangria I've ever tasted. This is one of our favorite places in Salida. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Always good music on weekends. The bar food is excellent too. Great service & drink menu too. Awesome summer ambiance in the summer on the outdoor patio.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Everything here is delicious -- bread for the sandwiches is baked fresh daily. High quality ingredients, creative menu, and fun vibe. Often very crowded at lunch - consider getting food to-go and walking down to Riverside Park.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Has live music on Fridays & great food. The view is right next to the Arkansas River. Cannot beat the ambiance.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Food
“The beer is top notch. The music on weekends is always good. The food truck food is wonderful.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“pizzas, sandwiches, subs! good all around place that is great for kids b/c they have some arcades too”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Walmart is across town -- it's okay, too... but Safeway is much closer and their sale prices are generally pretty good. They'll have all the essentials! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Breakfast is hard in our town, but if you enjoy well crafted baked goods, this is perfect for breakfast and you can take your Howl coffee in here. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Check the line-up, the Steamplant generally has live music, art shows, or comedy.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Nice variety of good quality food; including seafood. This is one of my favorites in Salida, downtown.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great coffee, lots of local art, breakfast items and baked goods all day! Great downtown location. The owners and staff are really cool about letting you stay and visit over coffee as long as you like! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“I thought a sushi bar in Canon City would be the worst ever. Surprise! It's very good compared to anything in a large city. Owner is Korean, but food is available across a variety of Asian cuisines. I have never had a bad meal there. Ambiance is nice. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“A perfect day trip with the girls. Award winning wine in a private tasting room about 40 minutes away. ”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“This is our favorite pizza in Salida, though there are several great places to choose from. Simple fare, and a great patio in the summer.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Bar & Tapas. Located across from the park/river, it's a nice stop for a small, foodie stop.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and possibly the best sangria I've ever tasted. This is one of our favorite places in Salida. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Always good music on weekends. The bar food is excellent too. Great service & drink menu too. Awesome summer ambiance in the summer on the outdoor patio.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Everything here is delicious -- bread for the sandwiches is baked fresh daily. High quality ingredients, creative menu, and fun vibe. Often very crowded at lunch - consider getting food to-go and walking down to Riverside Park.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Has live music on Fridays & great food. The view is right next to the Arkansas River. Cannot beat the ambiance.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“pizzas, sandwiches, subs! good all around place that is great for kids b/c they have some arcades too”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Nice variety of good quality food; including seafood. This is one of my favorites in Salida, downtown.”
  • 15 locals recommend

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