What’s Next COS: Insider News

The latest on new openings, announcements and expansions on the horizon in the Pikes Peak region.

Inside Tejon Eatery food hall in downtown Colorado Springs.
Inside Tejon Eatery food hall in downtown Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs is on the rise and continues to grow. Here’s the latest about new openings, announcements and expansions on the horizon in the Pikes Peak region.


6165 Barnes Rd STE 170

SInce 2003, Shangri-La has been serving Colorado Springs fresh Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine. The restaurant will welcome its second location in early September on Barnes Rd next to the Rocky Mountain Vibes stadium.

Expected Opening Date: September 17, 2021


French Twist, Roll It Up and Bōl

19 N Tejon St.

The Springs latest food hall expands in September with the opening of three new concepts, bringing fresh juices, salads, wraps and bowls to the mix downtown. Owned and developed by Sam and Kathy Guadagnoli, Tejon Eatery is home to nine restaurants and the Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum.

Expected Opening Date: Sept. 15


Batch Slapped Brewing

5859 Palmer Park Blvd

A father and son and son-in-law team led by Brian Schute plans to open Batched Slapped Brewing in Sept. 2021. Batched Slapped Brewing offers one-of-a-kind batches of crafted beer, hard cider, cider ales and a unique atmosphere to enjoy with great company.

Expected Opening Date: September 2021


Sasquatch Cookies

2323 Garden of the Gods Rd

The Bigfoot-delivered, craft cookie favorite it expanding with a second location at Red Leg Brewing Company’s outdoor Garrison on the Westside. Plans call for a test kitchen where you can sample new cookie products. The shop will continue to create and sell fresh Sasquatch-sized cookies in 13 mix-and-match flavor combinations.

Expected Opening Date: Fall 2021


Hyatt Place Downtown

201 E Kiowa St.

The latest in the wave of new downtown hotels is on the verge of opening. Located across from City Hall at Nevada Avenue and Kiowa Street, the 120-room hotel will include a pool, spa, fitness center, meeting spaces and a restaurant and lounge. The Hyatt Place Downtown is currently accepting reservations for Oct. 29 and beyond.

Expected Opening Date: Mid to late September 2021


Oliver’s Deli

2323 Garden of the Gods Rd

Watch for a new outpost of the longtime Rockrimmon staple coming later this year. McKenzie Oliver plans to open a second Oliver’s Deli by the end of 2021. The menu will include coffee and hot drinks, breakfast all day and a variety of lunch options. Also included are the sweet breads and muffins the company is known for.

Expected Opening Date: Dec. 31, 2021


Check back for more news about the latest openings, announcements and expansions on the horizon.

Amy’s Donuts

Northeast of Powers Blvd and N Carefree Circle

Amy’s Donuts, the family-owned business offering over 100 donut flavors and varieties like Kit Kat, almond banana caramel, glazed, and classic vanilla, will open a second location at the former Colorado Springs Guns & Ammo.

Expected opening date: Jan. 2022


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