Poor Richard's Downtown

A Colorado Springs Favorite since 1975

Pizza, Coffee, & Wine

Poor Richard's Restaurant & Rico's Café Wine Bar

Restaurant & Pizzeria

Rico's Cafe & Wine Bar

Books, Unique Gifts, & Toys

Poor Richard’s Books & Gifts AND Little Richard’s Toy Store

A little something for EVERYONE.


Book Store

  • 1000’s of New & Used Books
  • Best Seller Books
  • Classic Novel

Gift Store

  • Local Artisan Made Jewelry
  • The Best Cards Ever
  • Thoughtful Gifts

Toy Store

  • Fisher Price & Classic Toys
  • The Best Games
  • Intelligent Toys
  • Gobs of Stuffed Animals
  • Huge Puppet Selection

Five Buck Meetups!

Need a FREE place to hold your next meeting or meet up event?

Poor Richard’s Downtown has the perfect space for you and your members, clubbies, cohorts, or colleagues!

We can accommodate groups up to 30 people as early as 8am most days.

Meeting groups are also able to take advantage of our Five Buck Meetup specials:

  • Enjoy a quiche or house made fruit muffing and choice of organic hot tea, organic iced tea, or organic coffee — all drinks are bottomless.
  • Grab a giant, one-topping slice of our New York style pizza plus unlimited fountain drinks, organic iced tea, or organic coffee. (upgrade to a 6oz glass of house wine or draft beer for $3)
  • Try our famous cheesy bread appetizer with homemade marinara and a 6oz glass of house wine or iced cold draft beer

Reserve your space by completing the form below. We may not be able to accommodate reservations made less than 7 days in advance.

Richard's Rubbish Roundup!

Join our weekly trash roundup team and help keep our community clean!

Join us every Tuesday from 4-6pm as Richard’s Rubbish Roundup team works to clean up Colorado Springs and it’s waterways. We will now meet at America the Beautiful Park on Cimino Dr. (between Colorado Ave and Cornejos) – see map for exact location. Supplies will be provided (trash bags, gloves, safety vests, trash pickers, sharps boxes, etc). After the team finishes up (around 6pm), everyone is invited back to Rico’s Cafe for complimentary pizza and a glass of house wine or draft beer (or soda/tea). All ages are welcome! 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. If you are interested in participating, please register using the link below. Let’s all work together to keep our beautiful city clean!

Poor Richard's Downtown

Contact Us

320–324 1/2 N. Tejon St
Colorado Springs
Colorado 80903