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Digitized menus from Colorado College Special Collections, followed by full list

Acacia Hotel, Colorado Springs, January 25, 1940. The Caledonian Society of Colorado Springs, Forty-Third Annual Festival and 181st Burns Anniversary. Menu (includes haggis), toast list, list of officers, lyrics to the songs "Star Spangled Banner," "God, Save the King," and "Auld Lang Syne."

Alamo Hotel, Colorado Springs. Easter, April 14, 1895. Menu items include "Boiled Tongue, Chilli Sauce" and Banana Fritters. Purchase, 2006.

Alamo Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs High School Alumni Association. Third Annual Banquet, June 10, 1898. Menu and toasts. Gift of Mrs. Margaret Thomas.

Alamo Hotel, Colorado Springs, November 7, 1910. Reception and Banquet in honor of Supt. and Mrs. Cole. Menu, program, and two images. Small - about 3 x 4 inches.

The Albany, Denver. Menu. Dinner, Saturday, October 2, 1943. "All dinners served in rooms, 25c extra per person." Small advertisement: "For Victory - Buy United States defense bonds and stamps."

Albert Café, [Denver]. Menu. Monday, November 16, 1891. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Albert Café, [Denver]. Menu. Dinner. Thursday, February 18, 1892. Autograph annotations. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Albert Café, [Denver]. Menu. Dinner. Sunday, February 21, 1892. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Alert Restaurant, 1536 Champa Street, Denver. Minnie Knell, Proprietress. Printed dinner menu with autograph annotations, not dated [probably ca. 1894 - Denver city directories have the Alert at this address then]. Printed by W.H. Kistler & Co. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, January 25th, 1911. Programme for the Fourteenth Annual Festival and the 152nd Burns Anniversary. Menu, toast list, lyrics to "Star Spangled Banner," "God, Save the King," and "Auld Lang Syne." "Finks Orchestra will play during the banquet." Purchase, 2007.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Public Schools. Sixth Annual Banquet, February 17, 1916. Menu and program with illustrated cover designed by High School Art Students.

Antlers Hotel, [Colorado Springs]. Rotary Club of Colorado Springs Annual Ladies Night, February 11, 1926.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Irem Temple Pilgrimage Luncheon, June 14, 1929. Menu. "Cream Parmentier, Mixed Sweet Pickles, Apple Pie with Cheese."

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, Wednesday, September 3, 1930. Menu in French.

Baur's, 1512 Curtis St, Denver. Sandwich Shop and Luncheon Menu, [1947?] Full-color map of Denver on cover. Sandwiches and ice cream menu, including "Colorado Rickey." "Quality is never attained by accident but is the result of high intentions, sincere effort and intelligent direction, skillfully executed."

Bazaar Dinning [sic] Room, 427 16th Street,[Denver]. Menu. Not dated [probably ca. 1892 - glass of milk is 5 cents]. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Blue Spruce Restaurant, Colorado Springs, ca. 1940. Purchase, 2006.

Boston Bakery and Lunch Room, 1443-49 Arapahoe St., [Denver]. Netter & Co., Proprietors. Breakfast, Dinner, and Supper. Not dated [probably ca. 1892 - glass of milk is 5 cents]. Autograph annotations. Instructions for waiters on back cover. Printed by W.H. Kistler & Co. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Broadmoor Hotel, [Colorado Springs]. Soroptimist Club of Colorado Springs subscription dinner, March 9, 1949. Menu and program. Illustrated with photograph of Nellie Walker's sculpture "My Son."

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. Tavern Mayan Room & Tropical Garden menu, Thursday, August 7, 1958. Drinks and grill menu with luncheon menu insert. Menu items include Denver sandwich, American cheese, omelette chausseur, potato mignonette. Cover illustration of monk with bottles of liquor. Printed list on back cover of "pre-war liquors loaned by Mrs. Spencer Penrose for display purposes only." Purchase, 2006.

Bruin Inn, North Cheyenne Canon. Not dated [probably ca. 1920 - glass of milk is 10 cents, and Quillen's address matches directories]. Menu with ads for Quillen's Studio and the Cave of the Winds, plus a mention of Ute Chief Manitou Soda Water.

Business Woman's Club, [Colorado Springs]. First Annual Banquet, Young Women's Christian Association, October, 1914. Menu and toasts.

Chapel Inn, Colorado Springs. Special Club Breakfast menu, undated (omelettes 35-45 cents).

Colorado College Football Squad en route by way of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City and Return, November, 1912. Morning Meal, Noon Meal, and Evening Meal menus, plus roster of players, schedule, and image of Royal Gorge. Tied with black and orange ribbons.

[Colorado College event] University Banquet in connection with the dedication of Palmer Hall, Colorado College. Antlers Hotel, February 22, 1904.

[Colorado College event] Students' Army Training Corps dinner, Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 1918. Menu, list of officers, and greeting.

[Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce?]. Menu, [ca. 1926?]. Signed by ten attendees on verso. First signature is Clem C. Morris, President of the Chamber of Commerce in 1926.

El Camino Inn - An Adventure in Authentic Mexican Dinners, 816 West 3rd Street, La Junta, Colorado. Dinner Menu. Names of people - Lil, Esther, Ethel, and Nat - written in next to dinner choices. Back cover contains beer and drink specials.

El Paso Club, Colorado Springs. New England Seafood Buffet, Fall 1972 and Spring 1973. Illustrated cover.

European Hotel, Colorado Springs, January 25th, 1898. First Annual Banquet of the Caledonian Society, in Celebration of the 138th Anniversary of the Birth of Robert Burns. Fa'Tae with three course meal. Program, toast list, lyrics to "Auld Lang Syne." Purchase, 2007.

First Congregational Church, Colorado City. Banquet, March 26, 1912. Menu and program. "35 cents. Proceeds for Benefit of Church." Illustrated.

Flying W Ranch Authentic Chuckwagon Suppers and Original Western Show, located two miles north of the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs. Tourist brochure with menu, undated [ca. 1950s; dinner and show is $2.50]. Purchase, 2006.

The General Palmer House and the Grande Palace, Rio Grande-Land, Durango. Menu. Not dated.

Glenarm Restaurant, Glenarm Hotel, Denver. Opening announcement and hours, November 2, 1891.

Golden Lantern, Broadway and 13th, Denver, February 23, 1952. Dinner, Saturday luncheon, and souvenir map. "The place you have always hoped to find." "We Furnish Without Charge A CHILD'S PLATE…" "We strongly advise against ordering steaks broiled well or extra well done…." Annotated (Marble Layer Cake crossed out, Lady Baltimore Cake written in). Purchase, 2007.


Grace M.E. Church, [Denver]. "The Greatest Supper of the Nineteenth Century, Given by the Old and Young Boys of Grace M.E. Church." December 17, 1891. Menu and names of waiters, cooks, and so on. Menu contains jokes and wordplay (example: "Ham Sand Witches. Witches without Ham Sand. Gravel Witches").

Holiday Inn Hotel, Colorado Springs. Children's menu, not dated [ca. 1970?]. "If you drink all of your Carlson-Frink milk you will receive a lollipop!" Purchase, 2006.

Holland House Coffee Shop, Golden, Colorado. The 20th Anniversary Dinner of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, April 9, 1958. Dinner menu and program. Train trip from Denver to Golden. Photograph of the club's first electric trip on back cover. Purchase, 2007.

Holland House Coffee Shop, Golden, Colorado. Pencil notation: May 20, 1958, Helen, Myrtle, and Mabel. Menu of "Festive Dinners. "We are catering to Ladies and Gentlemen (You and Your Friends). We do not tolerate drunkenness or rowdyism. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone, either with or without an expressed reason." Purchase, 2007.

Hotel Colorado ("The Largest Outdoor Mineral Water Swimming Pool in the World"), Glenwood Springs. Seventieth Annual Session Banquet, Colorado State Medical Society. Saturday, September fourteenth, 1940. Menu and Program - "Grand Junction Golden Delicious Melon." Purchase, 2007.

J.C. Chuck Wagon Dinners served in the world famous Garden of the Gods [Colorado Springs], [ca. 1950?]. Illustrated flier with menu and description of entertainment.

Myron Stratton School, [Colorado Springs]. Second Annual Banquet given by the Seventh Grade Class and the Domestic Science Department to the Eighth Grade Class, May 17, 1918. Domestic Science Laboratory. Menu and toasts.

Navajo Hogan, 2817 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, ca. 1950. Printed menu with autograph prices. Stained, cigarette burn. "The West's Finest Show Place, Two Floor Shows Nightly, Dance and Show Melodies by Sammy Colon's 'Men of Note.'" Gift of Jessy Randall, 2007.

Out West Café, 21 East Kiowa Street [Colorado Springs]. A La Carte and Breakfast Menu, [ca. 1930s?]. Purchase, 2007.

Pikes Peak Range Riders Cowboy Ball Buffet Dinner, January 1952. Menu in French and English, with list of "Contributors of Wild Game" on the back.

Proctor's Famous Chicken Dinners, Idaho Springs, Colorado, 35 Miles West of Denver on Hiways 6-40. Printed souvenir menu, not dated (probably 1930's - French Fried Chicken Livers - $2.00). "Our much talked of Chicken Dinner Served Family Style, all you cat eat - $2.00" Purchase, 2007.

Ranch House, 15th and Main, Canon City. Two printed menus, ca. 1950. Two sets of proprietors: Ethel and Lester Long / Dorothy and Glen Eubanks. "The home of real applewood pit barbeque." Purchase, 2006.

Ricksha Boy Drive-In Restaurant, 3215 South Broadway, Englewood. Printed menu, ca. 1950?. "Colorado's only Chinese food delivery service." Purchase, 2006.


Savoy Café, [2920 E. Colfax, Denver? ca. 1950s?]. Menu with highlighted Lunch specials. Purchase, 2006.

Shadburn's Restaurant, Pueblo, Colorado. June 30th, 1953. AAA Gourmet's Guide, Dinner Menu, "Cold Imported Sardines Plate." Purchase, 2007.

Shadburn's Restaurant, Pueblo, Colorado. A La Carte Menu - "Special Tenderloin Steak," no date given. "Our Motto is Quality and Service." In leatherette case. Purchase, 2007.

Shadburn's Restaurant, Colorado Springs, "At the Foot of Pikes Peak." Sunday, August 18, 1940. Menu A La Carte and Wine List, Special Sunday Dinner insert, Box Lunch insert. History of Colorado Springs on back cover. Purchase, 2007.

Spaghetti Ranch, 17999 West Colfax Avenue, between Denver and Golden on Hiway U.S. 40, dated May 1, 1968. "A franchise T.M.". Menu written in fake Western slang: "A shoert histree on Western spaghetti: They clame the Indians tuk this recipe away from some Italian sailor in 1492…" Purchase, 2006.

Teller House, Central City, Colorado. Tuesday, July 3, 1951. Menu - "Price of Entrée Determines Cost of Dinner." "Pineapple Sundae," "Relish Tray," "Chilled Grapefruit Juice." Purchase, 2007.

Teller House Dining Rooms, Central City, Colorado, dated August 5, 1975 in ink. Autograph annotations. Purchase, 2007.

Tiffin, 1730 South Colorado Blvd, Denver 22, Colorado. Postcard joke menu: Low Calorie Diet. Tiny breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus for Monday to Sunday. "A seven-ounce glass of steam may be consumed on alternate days to help in having something to blow off." Purchase, 2007.

Top of the Park, Park Lane Hotel, Denver. Monday, August 22, 1949. Bar Suggestions and Dinner Menu. Purchase, 2007.

Union Station Restaurant, Denver, Friday, September 23, 1955. Menu items include Mexican chili con carne. Purchase, 2006.

Western Star, Great Northern Railway. Dinner menu, [1953?] "Please write on meal check each menu item desired, as waiters are not permitted to accept or serve orders given verbally." Includes "Low Calorie" and "Little Folks" options. The Western Star began service in 1951. A code in the bottom right corner of the menu ends with 53, which may be the year of publication. Illustrated with a reproduction of a Charles M. Russell painting.

Wimpy Inn, 1639 South Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, ca. 1940s. Printed menu with handwritten annotations and inserts. Menu items include Wimpy Mexicano, Pig Wimpy, oyster stew. Purchase, 2006.

Woman's Exchange, 1543 and 1545 Stout Street, [Denver]. Printed menu with autograph annotations, not dated [probably ca. 1893 - Denver city directories have the Woman's Exchange at this address then]. (Different title font than the menu above, and slightly different offerings, but same prices.) Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Young Women's Christian Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Members Banquet, 320 DeGraff Building, November 21, 1912. Menu and program. Small - about 3 x 4 inches.

Unidentified printed restaurant menu, lacking prices, not dated. Illustrated with a reproduction of a Charles M. Russell painting. Gift of Mrs. Mark.

Colorado Menus Collection Colorado Room TX728 .C6

(Mostly Colorado Springs and Denver, 1891-present. Last updated April 2014.)

Boxes 1-2: 1891-2000
Box 3: 2000-2012
Please note: oversize menus are in map case drawer 28, folder 15.

Box 1: 1891-2000 menus, arranged alphabetically

Acacia Hotel, Colorado Springs, January 25, 1940. The Caledonian Society of Colorado Springs, Forty-Third Annual Festival and 181st Burns Anniversary. Menu (including haggis), toast list, list of officers, lyrics to the songs “Star Spangled Banner,” “God, Save the King,” and “Auld Lang Syne.”

Alamo Hotel, Colorado Springs. Easter, April 14, 1895. Menu items include "Boiled Tongue, Chilli Sauce" and Banana Fritters. Purchase, 2006.

Alamo Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs High School Alumni Association. Third Annual Banquet, June 10, 1898. Menu and toasts. Gift of Mrs. Margaret Thomas.

Alamo Hotel, Colorado Springs. Annual Banquet of the High School Alumni, June 8, 1900. Menu and program. Gift of Mrs. Margaret Thomas.

Alamo Hotel, Colorado Springs, November 7, 1910. Reception and Banquet in honor of Supt. and Mrs. Cole. Menu, program, and two images. Small – about 3 x 4 inches.

The Albany, Denver. Menu. Dinner, Saturday, October 2, 1943. “All dinners served in rooms, 25c extra per person.” Small advertisement: “For Victory – Buy United States defense bonds and stamps.”

Albert Café, [Denver]. Menu. Monday, November 16, 1891. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Albert Café, [Denver]. Menu. Dinner. Thursday, February 18, 1892. Autograph annotations. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Albert Café, [Denver]. Menu. Dinner. Sunday, February 21, 1892. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Alert Restaurant, 1536 Champa Street, Denver. Minnie Knell, Proprietress. Printed dinner menu with autograph annotations, not dated [probably ca. 1894 – Denver city directories have the Alert at this address then]. Printed by W.H. Kistler & Co. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

The American Legion, Denver. Printed menu 1954.

Andre’s Family Restaurant, West Glenwood Springs, Colorado (on the I-70 Service Road). Also has a gift shop attached called Andre’s Gifts. “Quality Service Since 1958.”

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Complimentary Banquet to the hon. Irving Howbert under the auspices of the Colorado Springs Mining Stock Association, November 20th, 1894. Menu and list of speeches.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Complimentary Banquet to Mr. Winfield Scott Stratton by the Colorado Springs Mining Exchange, January 15, 1902. Menu and toasts. Illustrated with portrait of Stratton and view of the Mining Exchange building. Major water damage.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Caledonian Society, Eleventh Annual Burns Festival, January 29th, 1908. Menu, toast list, lyrics to “Star Spangled Banner,” “God Save the King,” and “Auld Lang Syne.” Purchase, 2007.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, January 25th, 1911. Programme for the Fourteenth Annual Festival and the 152nd Burns Anniversary. Menu, toast list, lyrics to “Star Spangled Banner,” “God, Save the King,” and “Auld Lang Syne.” “Finks Orchestra will play during the banquet.” Purchase, 2007.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Public Schools Second Annual Banquet, November 3, 1911. Menu and program.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Public Schools Third Annual Banquet, December 10, 1912. Menu and program.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Public Schools Fourth Annual Banquet, November 22, 1913. Menu and program.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Public Schools Fifth Annual Banquet, November 20, 1914. Menu and program.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Public Schools. Sixth Annual Banquet, February 17, 1916. Menu and program with illustrated cover designed by High School Art Students.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Diner in Honor of Irving Howbert given by the Citizens of Colorado Springs and the State of Colorado In Recognition of his Publication of  “Memories of a Lifetime in the Pikes Peak Region” arranged by committees representing the El Paso County Pioneer Association Colorado Springs Clearing House Association [and] Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. Menu and Programme, contains photo of Irving Howbert. September 24, 1925

Antlers Hotel, [Colorado Springs]. Rotary Club of Colorado Springs Annual Ladies Night, February 11, 1926.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Annual Washington’s Birthday Banquet, February 22, 1926. Menu, program, and dance program. With American flag pin.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. International Association Chiefs of Police Annual Banquet, June 28, 1928. Menu and program.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Irem Temple Pilgrimage Luncheon, June 14, 1929. Menu. “Cream Parmentier, Mixed Sweet Pickles, Apple Pie with Cheese.”

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs, Wednesday, September 3, 1930. Menu in French.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Wine List.

Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs. Knife and Fork Club Inaugural Dinner, April 5, 1946. Menu, program, and list of members.

Aramingo Diner. Dinner menu. Sat., March 5, 1977.

B3 Restaurant and Tavern, 3524 South Mason at Horsetooth. Burgers and sandwiches and Mexican dishes.

Baby Doe Matchless Mine. Baby Doe Dinner Menu.

Baur’s, 1512 Curtis St, Denver. Sandwich Shop and Luncheon Menu, [1947?] Full-color map of Denver on cover. Sandwiches and ice cream menu, including “Colorado Rickey.” “Quality is never attained by accident but is the result of high intentions, sincere effort and intelligent direction, skillfully executed.”
 
Bazaar Dinning [sic] Room, 427 16th Street,[Denver]. Menu. Not dated [probably ca. 1892 – glass of milk is 5 cents]. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Blue Spruce Restaurant, Colorado Springs, ca. 1940. Purchase, 2006.

Boston Bakery and Lunch Room, 1443-49 Arapahoe St., [Denver]. Netter & Co., Proprietors. Breakfast, Dinner, and Supper. Not dated [probably ca. 1892 – glass of milk is 5 cents]. Autograph annotations. Instructions for waiters on back cover. Printed by W.H. Kistler & Co. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Briarhurst Restaurant, Manitou Springs, Summer 1971, Luncheon menu

Briarhurst Inn, Colorado Springs. New Orleans Brunch, 1977.

Briarhurst. Briarhurst Welcomes Book Seminars Faculty and Guests. August 7, 1997.

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. Banquet, March 28, 1941. Lectures by two university professors on “Poetry and the Teacher” and “Fashions in Fiction.”

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. Colorado Interstate Gas Company Nineteenth Anniversary Celebration. May 9, 1947.

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. Soroptomist Club of Colorado Springs (businesswomen’s club), sponsor. 75th Birthday Anniversary City of Colorado Springs Diamond Jubilee Celebration, November 5, 1947. Menu, program, and list of officers. Program includes style show.

Broadmoor Hotel, [Colorado Springs]. Soroptimist Club of Colorado Springs subscription dinner, March 9, 1949. Menu and program. Illustrated with photograph of Nellie Walker’s sculpture “My Son.”

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. The Colorado College Centennial Dinner. January 20, 1974.

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. Dinner in Honor of William Guthrie Packard, on the Occasion of his Fortieth Anniversary with Shepard’s Citations, November 7, 1955. Menu and guest list.

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. Third Annual Dinner of the National Fertilizer Association. June 9-10-11-12, 1930.

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. Tavern Mayan Room & Tropical Garden menu, Thursday, August 7, 1958. Drinks and grill menu with luncheon menu insert. Menu items include Denver sandwich, American cheese, omelette chausseur, potato mignonette. Cover illustration of monk with bottles of liquor. Printed list on back cover of “pre-war liquors loaned by Mrs. Spencer Penrose for display purposes only.” Purchase, 2006.

Broadmoor, Colorado Springs. Le Diner des Gourmets. The Cooking Club. June 17, 1966.

Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs. The Tavern menu. Drink and Dinner Menu. No date given, ca. 1950s? Back cover contains a list of “Pre-War liquors loaned by Mrs. Spencer Penrose for display purposes only.” Purchase, 2007.

Brower House, 915 Seventeenth Street, [Denver]. Menu. Not dated [probably ca. 1892 – Denver city directories have the Brower House at this address then]. Autograph annotations. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Brown Palace, Denver, Colorado. Testimonial Banquet tendered to Governor James H. Peabody by the Business Men of Colorado. February 23, 1904.

Brown Palace, Denver, Colorado. Lincoln Day Banquet under the auspices of the Republican State Central Committee. February 11, 1905. 2 copies in different colors.

 

Bruin Inn, North Cheyenne Canon. Not dated [probably ca. 1920 – glass of milk is 10 cents, and Quillen’s address matches directories]. Menu with ads for Quillen’s Studio and the Cave of the Winds, plus a mention of Ute Chief Manitou Soda Water.

Buffalo Valley Inn, South Glenwood, Colorado. Includes a history of the restaurant and mission statement, along with a list of local activities. However, there is no menu, which appears to be missing.

Business Woman’s Club, [Colorado Springs]. First Annual Banquet, Young Women’s Christian Association, October, 1914. Menu and toasts.

Business Woman’s Club, [Colorado Springs]. Second Annual Banquet, Young Women’s Christian Association, October 11, 1915. Menu and toasts. Signed Mary L. Lewis.

Business Woman’s Club of Colorado Springs. Third Annual Banquet, Young Women’s Christian Association, October 9, [1916]. Menu and program.

Business Woman’s Club, [Colorado Springs]. Fourth Annual Banquet, Plaza Hotel, October 8, 1917. Menu and program.

Café Les Tarots, Pastries, Denver. 118 East 20th. Ave.

Carlson’s Spring Creek Restaurant, Fort Collins, Colorado. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. Good amount of meat dishes. “Prime rib will only be available Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.”

Casa Bonita, no city or date given (ca. 1970? and 2007). Printed menu with Deluxe Dinner, Children’s Menu, Specialty Plates, and American Food. Also provides advertisements for acts and shows within the restauraunt, such as “strolling musicians, cliff divers, puppet shows, gunfights, magician, and dancing monkeys.”

Casino Roof Garden Café, Kittredge Building, Cor. 16th and Glenarm [Denver]. Menu. Not dated [probably ca. 1892 – glass of milk is 5 cents]. Merchants and Ladies Hot Lunch. “Positively no Beer, Wine, or Liquor sold on the premises.” Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Chambers Cooking School. The Colorado Springs Music Company. Thursday Afternoon November 15, 1934. Recipes include Bread Stuffing, Thermowell, Ring Tum Daddy… etc.

Chanticleer, 210 East Cimarron, Colorado Springs. “We Feature ‘Elegance In Gracious Dining’.” Restaurant menu, undated [ca. 1960s]. Menu items include Baby Frog Legs, Brochette of Prime Beef on Flaming Dagger, Princess Molded Fruit Salad, Kadota Figs. “Service plate under 5 years of age $.50. Half portions for children under 12, $1.00 less.” Purchase, 2006.

Chapel Inn, Colorado Springs. Special Club Breakfast menu, undated (omelet’s 35-45 cents).

Cheyenne Lodge, the Broadmoor Cheyenne Mountain Highway, Colorado Springs, Colorado. “For a thrill you will long remember stop over a night with us and see the sunrise.” Song lyrics and dinner menu.”

Cheyenne Mountain Country Club, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs. Coronation Banquet menu. With song lyrics, order of toasts, and lists of hosts and guests. August 9, 1902. Includes toasts to “The President of the United States,” “The King and Queen,” and “The British Empire.”

[Cheyenne Mountain Country Club. Broadmoor, Colorado Springs]. The “Grizzlies” Twenty-First Birthday Dinner. Menu and Songs. March 30, 1912.

Cheyenne Mountain Country Club, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs. “The Grizzlies” Annual Dinner. Menu and Songs. March 25, 1916.

Cheyenne Mountain Country Club, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs. Annual Dinner. Menu and Songs. March 31, 1917.

Cheyenne Mountain Country Club, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs. Annual Dinner. Menu, Songs, and Names of Members in Military Service. March 30, 1918.

Cheyenne Mountain Country Club, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs. Victory Dinner “Home Again”. Menu, Songs, and “Honor Roll – List of Member in Service”. March 29, 1919.

Cheyenne Mountain Country Club, Broadmoor, Colorado Springs. Au Revoir dinner to Frank Lowndes Dennis, M.D., F.A.C.S., January 5, 1931. Menu, biography, photographs, program, poems, quotes. Cover photograph by Laura Gilpin.

Cheyenne Mountain School. Kiva “Little Holland Bonket,” June 2, 1952. Menu in English and Dutch, program, names of those graduating, and songs. Signed Mr. Campbell.

Chi-Chi’s, Fort Collins, Colorado. “Home of the Chimichanga.” Mexican food menu. 1980. OVERSIZE

Chi Sigma of Phi Gamma Delta Annual Norris Dinner, at The Antlers Hotel, February 19th, 1928, 6:30 P.M. Dinner menu and program.

The Coach Light Restaurant, 10305 E. Colfax, Aurora, Colorado. “Old Fashioned Hospitality.” Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. Specials slip included.

Coffee Bar Restaurant, 167 Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, Colorado. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

Colorado Centennial Menu, at the Skelly Motor Inn. Salida, Colorado. “One of Highway 50’s Most Popular Eating Place.” Breakfast and dinner menu.

Colorado College Alumni Association of Denver. Annual Dinner, 1951, Cherry Hills Country Club. Menu and program. Menu consists of one line: “fried chicken and stuff.”

[Colorado College Dining Hall] Hub Daily Specials and Hub Night Specials for the week of Feb. 2, 1976. Photocopy.

Colorado College Foot-Ball Team en route to Madison, Wisconsin via the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, Chicago & Northwestern Railway, October, 1911. Breakfast, Luncheon, and Dinner menus, plus roster of players, itinerary, and the text of the College Yell. Tied with black and orange ribbons.

Colorado College Football Squad en route by way of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City and Return, November, 1912. Morning Meal, Noon Meal, and Evening Meal menus, plus roster of players, schedule, and image of Royal Gorge. Tied with black and orange ribbons.

[Colorado College event] University Banquet in connection with the dedication of Palmer Hall, Colorado College. Antlers Hotel, February 22, 1904.

[Colorado College event] Complimentary Dinner, Alamo Hotel, Colorado Springs, December 18, 1907. “Replica of a menu for an informal complimentary dinner given in behalf of Colorado College by a voluntary committee of local residents. The occasion was the formal announcement of a campaign for $50,000 endowment.”

[Colorado College event] Students’ Army Training Corps dinner, Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 1918. Menu, list of officers, and greeting.

[Colorado College event] Colorado College inaugural dinner, Bemis Hall, November 2, 1956. Menu and program.

[Colorado College event] Colorado College inaugural dinner, October 18, 1963. Revised rough draft of inaugural banquet menu. Photocopy.

[Colorado College event] Colorado College President’s Council annual dinner, the Broadmoor, November 9, 1979. Menu and program.

[Colorado College event] Colorado College inaugural dinner, the Broadmoor, October 2, 1981. Menu and program.

[Colorado College event] Colorado College 125th Anniversary, February 3, 1999. Menu and program. “Tonight’s menu is a typical menu that would have been served at fine establishments in Colorado Springs in the late 1800’s.”

[Colorado College] Marriot Catering. Several catering menus from 1994, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, buffets, and boxed lunches.

[Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce?]. Menu, [ca. 1926?]. Signed by ten attendees on verso. First signature is Clem C. Morris, President of the Chamber of Commerce in 1926.

(Colorado YMCAs) Conference Dinner for Delegates of the Colorado Older Boys’ Conference and the Convention of Colorado Y.M.C.A.’s given by the Student Commission of Colorado College, February 2, 1917. Menu and program. Illustrated with two photographs of Cossitt Hall.

Conditorei-Café Old Heidelberg, 1109 South Tejon, Colorado Springs, Colorado. October, 1981. “Old Heidelberg Products contain pure sweet butter and are fresh daily.” Menu.

Congress Hotel, [Pueblo?]. Banquet in honor of Milton C. Potter given by the Board of Directors and Teachers of District Number One, Pueblo, Colorado, May 21, 1912. Menu, toasts, and program. Photograph of Potter on cover. Printed by Ellingwood’s Printing House, Opera House Block.

Cookshack, Glenwood Springs Mall, Colorado. Breakfast menu.

The Cosy Dining and Lunch Room, 1536 Champa Street [Denver], W.E. Sense, Proprietor. Not dated [probably ca. 1892 – glass of milk is 5 cents]. Printed menu with autograph annotations. “For ladies and gentleman.” Gift of T.N. Haskell.

The Cozy Café, Limon. Breakfast Menu, no date given. “The Cozy, since 1929, serving all 50 states”

Country Pub Cork, Fort Collins, Colorado. Irish theme. Lunch and dinner menu.

Cunninghams’s, 1578 South Broadway, Denver. Printed menu with insert for August 10 and stapled cards, ca. 1956. “Bring baby to Cunningham’s ... we’ve stocked a complete line of Gerber’s High Quality Baby Foods.” Menu items include “Cheeseburger (Cheese & Hamburger)” and Postum.

Denver Inn, Oak Room. Mother’s Day Dinner menu. 1973.

Dino’s Pizzeria, 10040 West Colfax Avenue, Denver. Two printed menus, ca. 1970. Purchase, 2006.

Down Wynde Zephyr, Hilton Inn, 505 Pope Bluff Trail, Colorado Springs. Printed menu with reproductions of old-fashioned advertisements, ca. 1980. Menu items include Steak & Enchiladas Combo. Purchase, 2006.

Dutch Oven, Colorado Springs, Wednesday May 21 [1952?], menu items include Steamed Wieners and Sour Krout, and Fillet of Haddock with Tartar Sauce

El Camino Inn – An Adventure in Authentic Mexican Dinners, 816 West 3rd Street, La Junta, Colorado. Dinner Menu. Names of people – Lil, Esther, Ethel, and Nat – written in next to dinner choices. Back cover contains beer and drink specials.

El Paso Club, Colorado Springs. Annual Dinner, March 6, 1920. Menu and songs.

El Paso Club, Colorado Springs. Golden Anniversary Dinner (1877-1927), Club House, October 22, 1927. Menu, program, and list of officers.

El Paso Club, Colorado Springs. New England Seafood Buffet, Fall 1972 and Spring 1973. Illustrated cover.

El Paso Club, Colorado Springs. Dinner, October 1977 (100 year anniversary). Menu and wine list. In French.

El Paso Club, Colorado Springs. A Century in Residence Grand Ball, May 1992. Menu. In French.

Embassy Suites, Colorado Springs. 10 pages of menus plus AV equipment list and general information. 1999.

The Embers Steak House, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dinner menu (1960s?).

European Hotel, Colorado Springs, January 25th, 1898. First Annual Banquet of the Caledonian Society, in Celebration of the 138th Anniversary of the Birth of Robert Burns. Fa’Tae with three course meal. Program, toast list, lyrics to “Auld Lang Syne.” Purchase, 2007.

Farmers Table, 1035 S. Taft Hill, Ft.Collins, Colorado. Dinner menu.

Fire Side Inn, Glenwood, Colorado, 1982. Dinner Menu.

First Congregational Church, Colorado City. Banquet, March 26, 1912. Menu and program. “35 cents. Proceeds for Benefit of Church.” Illustrated.

Fishers Peak, Trinidad, Colorado. Tuesday, August 10, 1886. Dinner menu.

Flying W Ranch Authentic Chuckwagon Suppers and Original Western Show, located two miles north of the Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs. Tourist brochure with menu, undated [ca. 1950s; dinner and show is $2.50]. Purchase, 2006.

The Fort, at Junction U.S. 285 (West Hampden at Evergreen Turnoff) and Highway Colo.8 near Morrison. Oversized “Bill of Fare” menu. “Buffalo, once an endangered species, is the Fort specialty.” Buffalo meat, “as the hunters bring it in – ask your server what luck they’ve had.” Purchase, 2007.

Gallacher’s, Glenwood Springs, 1908 So. Grand Blvd. Dinner menu, pub and eatery menu, Saturday Southern menu, Wednesday night special.

Gallaghers, Glenwood Springs, ca. 1960. Printed menu with typed insert. Menu items include Ladies “Petite” Club Steak and Grasshopper and Pink Lady cocktails. “Child’s portions on all above dinners.” Purchase, 2006.

Garths Drive In Restaurant / Kentucky Fried Chicken, 421 South Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs. Handwritten date of February 6, 1961, with other handwritten annotations. Placemat affixed to scrapbook pages with Scenic Hi-Way Travel mat showing other restaurants and “recommended stops between Kansas City, Missouri and El Rancho, Colorado.” Purchase, 2010.

Gazebo Garden Restaurant, the Inn at Glenwood, 124 West 6th St., Glenwood Springs, Colorado. “No dinner is complete without wine and we feature the finest.” Dinner menu.

General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Colorado Columbine Banquet, Grand Ball Room, Hilton Hotel, Denver, June 5, 1972. Menu and program. Gift, 2011.

The General Palmer House and the Grande Palace, Rio Grande-Land, Durango. Menu. Not dated.

Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant, 2525 North Academy Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado. “In Colorado most everybody eats stone baked pizza from Giuseppe’s.” Dinner menu. OVERSIZE

Glenarm Restaurant, Glenarm Hotel, Denver. Opening announcement and hours, November 2, 1891.

Glen Eyrie Castle. The 7th Annual Christmas Madrigal Banquet. December, 1995. “Summons: Hear Ye, Hear Ye, subjects of the realm,/ be ye Nobleman or Serf, Ambassador or/ Entertainer, Tradesmen or Beggar, Educator/ or Priest, Student or Child, come accept/ the summons of the Lord of this Castle for/ celebration of the Yuletide Season on This/ Day of December in the year of our Lord,/ One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-Five/ at the appointed hour of the evening.” Includes recipe for Soppes Dorre.

Glenwood Springs Restaurant guide (with other related services, such as Lodging). 36 total restaurants that are suggested and described. The pamphlet was created by the Glenwood Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.

Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant, “Mandarin & Szechuan Cuisine & Cocktail Lounge,” 1467 Nelson St., Lakewood, Colorado. Menu.

Golden Lantern, Broadway and 13th, Denver, February 23, 1952. Dinner, Saturday luncheon, and souvenir map. “The place you have always hoped to find.” “We Furnish Without Charge A CHILD’S PLATE…” “We strongly advise against ordering steaks broiled well or extra well done….” Annotated (Marble Layer Cake crossed out, Lady Baltimore Cake written in). Purchase, 2007. With “Directory of Restaurants which DO NOT tolerate the serving of beer & wine” (undated, purchased 2012); Golden Lantern Inn (same address) is listed, along with Channing’s, Horse-Shoe Inn, and Little Holland Inn.

Gothic Peak Building, Crested Butte, Colorado. Crested Butte Centennial Reunion Banquet. July 4, 1980.

Grace M.E. Church, [Denver]. “The Greatest Supper of the Nineteenth Century, Given by the Old and Young Boys of Grace M.E. Church.” December 17, 1891. Menu and names of waiters, cooks, and so on. Menu contains jokes and wordplay (example: “Ham Sand Witches. Witches without Ham Sand. Gravel Witches”).

The Ground Round. The Robust Eating & Drinking Emporium. ca. 1970’s. Modeled after a newspaper or comic.

Hackberry Hill, 6969 Wadsworth, Arvada, Colorado (420-2322). Lunch menu.

The Hackney House, 900 East Fillmore Street, Colorado Springs. Not dated [ca. 1960s?]. Mostly steaks. Purchase, 2011.

The Happy Cooker, Georgetown, Colorado. 412 Sixth Street. Laminated menu listing breakfast, brunch and lunch items.

Harvey’s Fine Restaurant, 3161 West Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs. Restaurant menu with extensive drinks list, not dated [1940? boasts “1939 prices!”]. “Baby foods,” “Junior foods,” and “Kiddie Plate.” “The most complete list of mixed drinks in town.” Along with more conventional menu items includes Genuine Mexican Hot Tamales, Irish Stew, and Chow Mein. Purchase, 2011.

Henrici’s Gracious Dining since 1868. Desert Menu.

Hickory Inn, 3161 West Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs. Restaurant menu, not dated [ca. 1960s]. Includes “children’s order.” Purchase, 2006.

Holiday Inn Hotel, Colorado Springs. Children’s menu, not dated [ca. 1970?]. “If you drink all of your Carlson-Frink milk you will receive a lollipop!” Purchase, 2006.

Holiday Inn Hotel. Colorado Springs. Children’s menu, not dated [ca. 1975?]. Purchase, 2011.

Holiday Inn, Denver West. Wine List.

Holland House Coffee Shop, Golden, Colorado. The 20th Anniversary Dinner of the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, April 9, 1958. Dinner menu and program. Train trip from Denver to Golden. Photograph of the club’s first electric trip on back cover. Purchase, 2007.

Holland House Coffee Shop, Golden, Colorado. Pencil notation: May 20, 1958, Helen, Myrtle, and Mabel. Menu of “Festive Dinners. “We are catering to Ladies and Gentlemen (You and Your Friends). We do not tolerate drunkenness or rowdyism. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone, either with or without an expressed reason.” Purchase, 2007.

Hooters, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Lunch and dinner menu. “We proudly present the soon to be relatively famous!”

Hotel Camfield, Greeley, Colorado. Breakfast menu. [1927]. 2 copies.

Hotel Colorado (“The Largest Outdoor Mineral Water Swimming Pool in the World”), Glenwood Springs. Seventieth Annual Session Banquet, Colorado State Medical Society. Saturday, September fourteenth, 1940. Menu and Program – “Grand Junction Golden Delicious Melon.” Purchase, 2007.

Hotel Metropole, Denver. Restaurant Bill of Fare, not dated [probably ca. 1892 – glass of milk is 5 cents]. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

House of Lord’s Gracious Dining, Denver area. Holiday Dinner menu ca. 1970’s.

House of Oscar. Colorado Springs Smartest Supper Club. Printed menu. Signed by owner (Oscar). More drink choices than food. OVERSIZE.

Hunan Restaurant, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 81601. Chinese food. The food is cooked “family style,” with something for everyone, rather than a main entrée for each individual. Dinner and lunch menu, with an inserted take out menu.

Hungry Farmer, three locations: Lakewood, Boulder, and 575 Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, ca. 1980. Illustrated drinks menu. “Your host Tom Wilscam.” The Hungry Farmer was at this address in Colorado Springs from 1969 to 2004. Purchase, 2006.

Hungry Farmer, 575 Garden of the Gods, Colorado springs, undated [spare ribs 4.25] illustrated dinner menu, “Your host Tom Wilscam” menu includes stuffed troat, matchbook cover

The Hungry Logger, South Fork, Colorado. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

Indian grill, Colorado Springs, not dated[1960’s? bacon and eggs, potatoes, toast and jelly, and coffee for 1.55] placemats, illustrations of Native Americans, Dinner and Wine menus

Intercollegiate Football Champions of Colorado. Banquet given to the … by the Citizens of Colorado Springs, December 8th, 1900. Includes photograph. “Mrs. Slocum” in lower left-hand corner.

J’s Drive-Inn Restaurant, Colorado Springs. Sandwiches, dinners, breakfast, fountain. “Booth service 10 cents minimum per person.” Back cover has ad for J.’s Drive-Inn Hotel. Undated [probably ca. 1920 – glass of milk is 10 cents]. Purchase, 2010.

J.C. Chuck Wagon Dinners served in the world famous Garden of the Gods [Colorado Springs], [ca. 1950?]. Illustrated flier with menu and description of entertainment.

Jamboree Patrol. Lunch Menu. General instructions. Menus for campers.

Jeffrey’s Restaurant, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Garden Level, The Inn at Glenwood. Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. OVERSIZE

Jenny’s. Folded printed menu. Outside: Dinner menu. Inside: Wine List.

Jim’s No. 1 Restaurant, Denver. Menu, not dated [probably before 1892 – oatmeal and milk is 5 cents]. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

K-Bob’s. Restaurant began in Clovis, New Mexico and spread to Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Kansas.

Kozy Korner Shop, Cripple Creek, ca. 1950. Printed menu with autograph annotations. Menu items include Green River (soda) and Skiers Delight. Student discount crossed out. Purchase, 2006.

Killham’s Homestead Café. Manitou Springs, Colorado. “The most truly Western café in the Pikes Peak Region.”

La Loma Inn Restaurant, Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Mexican food. “La Loma Inn Special Gold Margarita: Best in the West!” OVERSIZE

La Tronica’s. 1143 East Abriendo, Pueblo, Colorado. “There’s no place quite like it!” Dinner menu.

Leon Gessi New York Style Pizza, 1806 Palmer Park, Colorado Springs undated {coffee 1.19]

Los Desperados. Mexican-style restaurant. Para los ninos (children’s menu) includes Pronto Pup (corn dog) and Mini Macho. OVERSIZE

Mammoth Dining Rooms, M. Given, Cor. 15th and Curtis [Denver]. Not dated [probably ca. 1894 – Denver city directories have the Mammoth at this address then]. Printed menu with autograph annotations. C.J. Kelly, printer. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Maples, The. 108 E. Boulder. Opening announcement with Luncheon process. No Year. Desert and Bridge $.60.

Mary Murphy Fine Food Restaurant. Historic Buena Vista. No Date. Coffee 40 cents.

Nichaelis Drive Inn, Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, undated [5 digit phone number, coffee 5 cents] Post card menu

Midway Restaurant, 2249 Larimer Street, Denver, ca. 1900. Printed menu with blank spaces for annotations. Mrs. L. Herstine, Proprietress. “Everything strictly first-class. Tables reserved for ladies.” Purchase, 2006.

Monte Villa Inn, Monte Vista, Colorado. Dinner menu.

Mountain Man Family Restaurant, Estes Park, Colorado. Dinner menu. “Water served on request.” Includes list of things to “enjoy” in Estes Park.

Myron Stratton School, [Colorado Springs]. Second Annual Banquet given by the Seventh Grade Class and the Domestic Science Department to the Eighth Grade Class, May 17, 1918. Domestic Science Laboratory. Menu and toasts.

Navajo Hogan, 2817 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, ca. 1950. Printed menu with autograph prices. Stained, cigarette burn. “The West’s Finest Show Place, Two Floor Shows Nightly, Dance and Show Melodies by Sammy Colon’s ‘Men of Note.’” Gift of Jessy Randall, 2007.

The Olive Branch, corner Boulder & Tejon, [Colorado Springs]. Restaurant menu, 1979. Photocopy only (from the Catalyst).

Olde English Inn, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ca 1950? Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

One-Minute Restaurant, J.R. Deniston, Prop. 524 18th Street, Bet. Welton and Glenarm [Denver]. Printed menu with autograph annotations, not dated [probably ca. 1892 – glass of milk is 5 cents]. “Please report to Cashier Incivility or Inattention shown by Waiters.” Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Out West Café, 21 East Kiowa Street [Colorado Springs]. A La Carte and Breakfast Menu, [ca. 1930s?]. Purchase, 2007.

The Palmer House, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Rampart Room International Culinary Masterpieces.

Panda Room, at the Antlers Hotel. Dinner menu.

Penrose Room. Mother’s Day menu. Sunday, May 14, 1972.

Pfeifer’s Restaurant & lounge, 11707 East Colfax, Aurora, Colorado. “Delightful dining…” Lunch and dinner menu.

The Phoenix, 1645 Stout Street, Between Sixteenth and Seventeenth [Denver]. N.S. Steele, Prop. Printed restaurant menu with autograph annotations, not dated [probably ca. 1892-1893 – Denver city directories have the Phoenix at this address then]. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Piccolo’s, 3563 S. Monaco Pkwy. Italian and Mexican menu. “Every item on this menu can be ordered to take out.”

Pikes Peak Range Riders Cowboy Ball Buffet Dinner, January 1952. Menu in French and English, with list of “Contributors of Wild Game” on the back.

Pizza Oven, Denver. 6151 East Colfax. Carry out menu on back.

Poppies Restaurant and Lounge, 2332 So. Colorado Blvd. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu. Mexican food.

President’s Dinner, Cemis Hall Dining Room, Colorado College, September 24, 1994, includes Caesar Salad with Fresh Pansies and Individual Beef Wellingtons

Proctor’s Famous Chicken Dinners, Idaho Springs, Colorado, 35 Miles West of Denver on Hiways 6-40. Printed souvenir menu, not dated (probably 1930’s – French Fried Chicken Livers - $2.00). “Our much talked of Chicken Dinner Served Family Style, all you cat eat - $2.00” Purchase, 2007.

The Pueblo, Red Rocks Park, Colorado. Elaborate brochure of Red Rocks Park and Theatre and Museum. Menu for Brunch and Lunch, & The Pueblo Feast – “A delicious and satisfying meal.” Directions to Red Rocks Park as well as various information about the park itself. Purchase, 2007.

Ramona Hotel, Cascade, ca. 1880. Menu without prices. Photocopy.

Ranch Café, [Colorado Springs]. Restaurant menu, ca. 1950. States on cover: “Please ask Cashier for a fresh menu, if you want it for a souvenir …. DO NOT TAKE THIS ONE.” Purchase, 2006.

Ranch House, 15th and Main, Canon City. Two printed menus, ca. 1950. Two sets of proprietors: Ethel and Lester Long / Dorothy and Glen Eubanks. “The home of real applewood pit barbeque.” Purchase, 2006. With a larger, 1978 Ranch House menu, purchased 2007.

Ranch House, 15th and Main, Canon City. Souvenir Menu. Milk $.15.

Ranch House Restaurant, 1439 Main Street, Canon City, Colorado. “Eighteen ways to relax and have fun at Canon City,” on menu cover. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 1978.

Red River Saloon & Restaurant, Rifle, Colorado. Established 1981. Newspaper articles and breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

The Red Steer Restaurant. “Renowned Dining at the Red Steer.” Lunch and dinner menu. Lots of meat meals – beef, veal, pork, and seafood.

The Red Steer Room presents Luncheon at the Hotel Colorado. Lots of meat options.

Ricksha Boy Drive-In Restaurant, 3215 South Broadway, Englewood. Printed menu, ca. 1950?. “Colorado’s only Chinese food delivery service.” Purchase, 2006.

Rooster Cogburns, 117 Linden Street, Fort Collins, Colorado. BBQ, burgers, and deserts.

Rosi’s Bavari Inn, West Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Breakfast and lunch menu.

Ruth’s Oven Restaurant, Colorado Springs. Several menus, one dated June 26, 1956, others not dated, plus souvenir placemat and two postcards showing interior.
Savoy Café, [2920 E. Colfax, Denver? ca. 1950s?]. Menu, with highlighted Sunday Luncheon. “Fried Black Bass, Shoe String Potatoes and Coffee, 75c,” “Fried Calf’s Liver, Mashed Potatoes and Coffee, 60c.” Purchase, 2006.

Ruth’s Oven Restaurant, Colorado Springs. 2 menus. Color printed maps on one side.

Salvation Army Hall, El Paso County. Second Annual Supper El Paso County Ministerial Alliance. February 28, no year. Menu and Intellectual Menu.

Savoy Café, [2920 E. Colfax, Denver? ca. 1950s?]. Menu with highlighted Lunch specials. Purchase, 2006.

Shadburn’s Restaurant, Pueblo, Colorado. June 30th, 1953. AAA Gourmet’s Guide, Dinner Menu, “Cold Imported Sardines Plate.” Purchase, 2007.

Shadburn’s Restaurant, Pueblo, Colorado. A La Carte Menu – “Special Tenderloin Steak,” no date given. “Our Motto is Quality and Service.” In leatherette case. Purchase, 2007.

Shadburn’s Restaurant, Colorado Springs, “At the Foot of Pikes Peak.” Sunday, August 18, 1940. Menu A La Carte and Wine List, Special Sunday Dinner insert, Box Lunch insert. History of Colorado Springs on back cover. Purchase, 2007.

Sheri’s Restaurant and Lounge. 1910 So. Depew. Featuring Chinese Cuisine and Steaks-Fish-Poultry. Drink menu only.

The Solarium, Steaks and Seafood, Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Breakfast and lunch menu. OVERSIZE

Spaghetti Ranch, 17999 West Colfax Avenue, between Denver and Golden on Hiway U.S. 40, dated May 1, 1968. “A franchise T.M.”. Menu written in fake Western slang: “A shoert histree on Western spaghetti: They clame the Indians tuk this recipe away from some Italian sailor in 1492…” Purchase, 2006.
 
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church (Colorado Springs). Centennial Luncheon Menu, ca. 1999. “Typical of what would have been served 100 years ago at a church luncheon.” Gift of Spot Holmes, 2000.

Teller House, Central City, Colorado. Tuesday, July 3, 1951. Menu – “Price of Entrée Determines Cost of Dinner.” “Pineapple Sundae,” “Relish Tray,” “Chilled Grapefruit Juice.” Purchase, 2007.

Teller House Dining Rooms, Central City, Colorado, dated August 5, 1975 in ink. Autograph annotations. Purchase, 2007.

Tiffin, 1600 Ogden Street, Denver. Sunday, October 19, 1952. “Gourmet’s Rendevous” Dinner Menu. Paul V. Shank – “Architect of the Appetite.” Purchase, 2007.

Tiffin, 1730 South Colorado Blvd, Denver 22, Colorado. Postcard joke menu: Low Calorie Diet. Tiny breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus for Monday to Sunday. “A seven-ounce glass of steam may be consumed on alternate days to help in having something to blow off.” Purchase, 2007.

Tincup Vittles and Spirits, Town Hall, Tincup, Colorado (ca. 1980s?). Oversize Menu, with “Tantalizers,” “Two-Fisters” “and “Sweets.” “Gold, Guns, Garters and Ghosts” on back cover. Purchase, 2007.

Townhouse Restaurant, 920 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, Colorado. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

Top of the Park, Park Lane Hotel, Denver. Monday, August 22, 1949. Bar Suggestions and Dinner Menu. Purchase, 2007.

Traveltangs $ Their Book Shop, Colorado Springs. 1404 South Tejon Street. Advertisement for book store and Luncheons, with Cocktail card from October 22, 1956.

Union Pacific railroad menu, July 18, 1950. “Our children’s menus offer special selections for the little folks. We would be glad to have your share your meal with your children, there is no extra charge.” Insert: Special Club Steak Dinner. Purchase, 2007.

Union Printers Home, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to All. Christmas, 1928. No Prices listed.

Union Station Restaurant, Denver, Friday, September 23, 1955. Menu items include Mexican chili con carne. Purchase, 2006.

Vern’s Place. “One stop for all your needs. Genuine Turquoise & Indian crafted Jewelry.” “Restaurant, sporting goods, groceries, gas, propane, gifts, licenses.” Breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.

Vienna Model Bakery, 1622 California Street, Denver. H.J. Buohl, Charles Wolf, proprietors. Printed menu with autograph annotations, not dated [probably ca. 1892 – glass of milk is 5 cents]. “Wedding Cakes One of Our Specialties.” Gift of T.N. Haskell.

The Waystation / Ramada Inn. Dinner and breakfast menus. “Howdy Pardner.” OVERSIZE

Western Star, Great Northern Railway. Dinner menu, [1953?] “Please write on meal check each menu item desired, as waiters are not permitted to accept or serve orders given verbally.” Includes “Low Calorie” and “Little Folks” options. The Western Star began service in 1951. A code in the bottom right corner of the menu ends with 53, which may be the year of publication. Illustrated with a reproduction of a Charles M. Russell painting.

Wimpy Inn, 1639 South Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, ca. 1940s. Printed menu with handwritten annotations and inserts. Menu items include Wimpy Mexicano, Pig Wimpy, Oyster stew. Purchase, 2006.

Woman’s Exchange, 1543 and 1545 Stout Street, [Denver]. Printed menu with autograph annotations, not dated [probably ca. 1893 – Denver city directories have the Woman’s Exchange at this address then]. Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Woman’s Exchange, 1543 and 1545 Stout Street, [Denver]. Printed menu with autograph annotations, not dated [probably ca. 1893 – Denver city directories have the Woman’s Exchange at this address then]. (Different title font than the menu above, and slightly different offerings, but same prices.) Gift of T.N. Haskell.

Young Women’s Christian Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Lunch Room, 320 DeGraff Building, not dated [probably ca. 1892 – glass of milk is 5 cents]. Small – about 2 x 5 inches.

Young Women’s Christian Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Members Banquet, 320 DeGraff Building, November 21, 1912. Menu and program. Small – about 3 x 4 inches.

Unidentified printed restaurant menu, lacking prices, not dated. Illustrated with a reproduction of a Charles M. Russell painting. Gift of Mrs. Mark.

 

Box 3: 2000-2012: Colorado Springs area restaurant and event menus

In folders, organized alphabetically, mostly gathered by CC librarians:

240 Union, Abrusci’s, Adam’s Mountain Café (Manitou Springs), Arharn, B.J.’s Velvet Freeze, La Baguette, Bamboo Court Restaurant, Bhan Thai, Biaggi’s, Big City Burrito, Black Bear Diner, Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern, Black-eyed Pea, Black Tie Gourmet Deli & Wine Café, Blue Star New Year’s Eve 2006, Bon Ton’s Café, Bona Dea Teahouse, Boriello Brothers, Boulder Street Coffee Roasters, Briarhurst Manor Estate Wedding & Event Planner, Broadmoor Hotel wedding, Brooklyn Bagel Café, Brooklyn Italian Kitchen & Bakery, Café Banzai, Café El Paso, Carlos’ Bistro (lunch and dinner), Caspian Café, Chili’s, China Kitchen, Coal Mine Dragon, Colorado College Fall Conference, Colorado College Garden Fundraiser, Craftwood Inn, Culpepper’s Cajun Kitchen, Culver’s, The Curry Leaf, Deco Lounge: Fine Arts Center, Dewey’s American Grill, Dog Tooth Coffee, Dozens, Dragon Gate, Easy Street Café, English Dockside Fresh Seafood & Grill, 1st Saigon Grill, Flow of Mexico, Fratelli Ristorante Italiano, Geñor Manuel Mexican Cuisine, Giuseppe’s Old Depot Restaurant, GoWaiter.com (includes menus of several restaurants) Gunther Toody’s, Hearthstone Inn (breakfast, all day, and dinner), Heart of Jerusalem Café, Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli, House of Yakitori, Hunan Springs, Jake and Telly’s Greek Cuisine, Jason’s Deli, Joanie’s Café, Johnny Carino’s, Jorge’s Sombrero, José Muldoon’s, Kawa Coffee, La’au’s Taco Shop, Leon Gessi New York Pizza, Lemongrass Bistro, Little Market, Loonees Comedy Corner, Louie’s Pizza, Mamma Pearl’s Cajun Kitchen, Mardano’s Take’n’Bake Pizza, Marigold Café, Mataam Fez, Meadow Muffins, Mediterranean Café, Mimi’s Café, Mollica’s, Monica’s Taco Shop, Mrs. Fields Cookies, Old Stone Church, New Panda II, Noodles & Company, Nosh, Oliver’s Delicatessen, P.C. Grill, El Palenque, Panino’s, Paris Crepe, Pasquini’s Pizzeria, Patty Jewett Bar & Grill; The Peak Grill, Pei Wei Asian Diner, Persian Grill, Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. (lunch and dinner), Picnic Basket Portable Feasts, Pikes Perk Coffee & Tea Café, Pita Pit, Poor Richard’s, President’s Luncheon, Queen’s Parlour Tea Room, Ranch Steakhouse & Market, Rita’s Fajitas, Rocco’s, Roman Villa, Rotelli, Roungnapa, Rumi’s Kabab, S.S. Subs, Saigon Café, Saigon Springs, Salsa Brava, Sheraton Colorado Springs catering packet, Shuga’s, Slayton’s, Smiley’s Bakery & Café, Sodexho Catering, Spice of Life (Manitou Springs), Springs Orleans, Spud Melvin’s, Taste of Philly, Tes;s Montana Grill, Tejon Street Market, 3 Margaritas, Tokyo Joe’s, Town Fiesta Filipino Restaurant & Baker, United States Air Force Academy Celebration Dinner, Il Vicino, Wahoo’s, Wisdom Tea House (Monument), Wooglin’s Deli & Café, Yoo Mae.

 

In separate folders at the end:

Dining guides (The Dish, Spring Bites, etc.) published by Pikes Peak Magazine, the Independent, and the Independent Restaurants Cooperative (Briarhurst Manor, Jun Japanese Restaurant, La Petite Maison, The Margarita at Pine Creek, Sencha, and The Warehouse).

Colorado College menus: Herb 'n Farm Om Style Cooking; Jazzman's Café; Welcome New Faculty 2004; Fall Conference 2008; Fall Conference 2009; President’s Luncheon 2009; Harvest Banquet 2010.

Colorado Springs School District 11 Elementary School Menus 2006-2014.

 

See also:

Modern Woodmen of America Sanatorium, Colorado Springs. Christmas Menu 1918. With a poem by Clarence Urmy. Special Collections Colorado Room RC311 .C7 1918.

Six menus in the Century Chest, Ms 0349, folder 105:
Antlers Hotel, Colorado Springs: Dinner [not dated, but 1901]; Lunch, August 5, 1901.
Alta Vista Hotel, Colorado Springs: Breakfast, August 3, 1901; Breakfast, August 5, 1901; Luncheon, August 4, 1901.
Quarto Centennial Banquet to the Editors of Colorado from the Citizens of Colorado Springs, The Antlers, August 2nd, 1901.

Archives Box 70 contains some menus for Colorado College commencement events, 1938-1954; other CC event menus are in the CC Information Files.

 

   
 
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