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

FREE Parking for Take-Out Orders!

Now offering free 15-minute parking behind Poor Richard's.

Poor Richard’s Downtown is offering FREE 15-minute parking behind our business in the alley between Platte and Boulder.  Now you can conveniently order online from Poor Richard’s Restaurant, then pick up your order without having to watch a meter. Have used books to sell? These spaces are for you, too! Just one more way Poor Richard’s can serve our customers. We are here because of you!⁠

Free 15-minute parking

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 meet at various locations around the city based on need – click link for upcoming locations. 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