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3 new businesses to check out in Central Colorado Springs

Interested in getting the lowdown the newest businesses to open in Central Colorado Springs? From a whiskey bar to a tapas restaurant, read on for a rundown of the newest hotspots to open their doors in this part of Colorado Springs.

District Elleven

218 N. Tejon St., Suite 120

Photo: District Elleven/Yelp

District Elleven is a cocktail and whiskey bar and New American spot.

It specializes in fine whiskey and offers a Whiskey Club. The food menu offers a meat and cheese board, herbs and olives, roasted bone marrow, buffalo cauliflower and chili-braised pork belly.

Yelp users are excited about District Elleven, which currently holds 4.5 stars out of three reviews on the site.

Yelper Michael T., who reviewed District Elleven on Jan. 11, wrote, "Great cocktails. Try the lord of bones (cocktail). I also love the buffalo cauliflower and the Brussels sprouts!"

And Wes B. wrote, "Awesome atmosphere. The lord of bones (Old Fashioned) drink was five-star. Lots of unique drinks. They also have an old bank vault with various artists and their work."

District Elleven is open from 4 p.m.–2 a.m. daily.

Drekar Meadery

908 N. CIrcle Drive, Suite E

Photo: drekar meadery/Yelp

Drekar Meadery is a wine tasting room and wine bar.

The meadery features "Old World honey wine," its website states.  A variety of meads are on offer, including traditional mead and meads with fruit.

Yelp users are excited about Drekar Meadery, which currently holds 4.5 stars out of three reviews on the site.     

Yelper Mark S., who reviewed Drekar Meadery on Jan. 9, wrote, "They have three types of mead. The owners are great, friendly and sociable. The place is in the process of being done up like a Viking hall complete with big wooden community tables."

And Holly H. wrote, "Just tried this spot tonight and loved it. Communal seating and a good mix of meads."

Drekar Meadery is open from 4–8 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday and 1-8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday and Monday.)

Mood Tapas Bar

218 N. Tejon St., Suite 100

Photo: mood tapas bar/Yelp

Mood Tapas Bar features Mediterranean small plates, including charred peppers, a charcuterie board, garlic bread, patatas bravas and Brussels sprouts.

The restaurant currently holds 4.5 stars out of 17 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Laura W., who reviewed Mood Tapas Bar on Jan. 14, wrote, "The interior is modern and swanky, the food was delicious, excellent service and great atmosphere."

Yelper Velnette J. wrote, "My husband was obsessed with the bread. My favorite being the Brussels sprouts with the creamy sauce on the bottom."

Mood Tapas Bar is open from 4.–10 p.m. daily.


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