Palmer Lake, Colorado


Authentic Small Town Dining


Palmer Lake has long been known for its wonderful and award-winning restaurants. Coloradans and travelers come to our town simply to enjoy the abundance and excellence of our culinary offerings.

Locals and visitors can choose from handmade pizza, southwestern culinary specialties, small plates and beverages, grilled house specialties, pub food and craft beers, locally-roasted coffee, crepes, and baked goods, Mexican fare, ice cream, sandwiches, and more!

Many of our restaurants occasionally offer live music. After dining in Palmer Lake, cross our pedestrian bridge to enjoy a moonlit stroll around our lake.


Photo by Eileen Cahill of Speedtrap Bistro in Palme Lake

Speedtrap Bistro

Speedtrap Coffee Bar offers fresh, quality American cuisine with a French flair! Enjoy our locally roasted coffee; savor the fun and funky atmosphere and the art and music of local and area artists.

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Rockhouse Ice Cream - Photo by Krista Bobo

Rockhouse Ice Cream and More

Located in the heart of Palmer Lake, this is a great place to stop, relax, have lunch and, of course, enjoy ice cream. Rock House Ice Cream is dedicated to helping locals, and tourists alike, wind down and delight in the wonders of the Front Range.

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Bella Panini

Nestled against the foothills in the quaint town of Palmer Lake, CO, Bella Panini has been serving soulful rustic Italian food for 20 years. Our ‘from scratch’ kitchen prepares delicious house made recipes served in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere with warm hospitality and attentive service.

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Sasquatch & Yeti Taqueria

A local taqueria in Palmer Lake serving generous Mexico-authentic street tacos, quesadillas, burritos, tortas, and other marvelous food! Stop in or take out today.

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La Rosa Southwestern Dining

Enjoy the authentic New Mexico and Southwestern choices offered by La Rosa Southwestern Dining, a new and rapidly rising Palmer Lake star, offering an exciting culinary experience set along the foothills of the Rockies. “It’s all about the chile,” says co-owner Marina La Riva, whose family heritage of fine Hispanic cooking is reflected in La Rosa’s menu.

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O’Malley’s is an independent, family-owned, restaurant established in 1986. Our staff is friendly, courteous, and professional. We strive to be the Pub “where everybody knows your name.”

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Perfectly Elevated Cafe and Gallery

We fresh roast our coffee in small batches right here in Palmer Lake, Colorado. We have hot and iced espresso beverages such as mocha, latte, and cappuccino. We also offer a selection of snacks, muffins, cold beverages, and bags of freshly roasted coffee you can take home. Perfectly Elevated also offers box lunches for your picnic by the lake or your hike up one of our many nearby trails!

Lisa Kaye Candles are available, along with local art and crafts from area artists.

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Palmer Lake Pub