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Seafood restaurant moves west

Tom English serves happy food.

At his English Dockside West Seafood and Grill, English wants his patrons to leave with smiles on their faces.

“People often describe this food as happy food,” English said. “When you eat it, it just makes you feel good.”

The English Dockside Seafood and Grill recently moved across town from its original location at 2220 Academy Place (near Academy Boulevard and Maizeland) to 1201 W. Colorado Ave. on the Westside. The English family had operated the Academy location 10 years.

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English Dockside has food that will hook you

Yes, we are in a landlocked state. No, we don’t have any oceanfront to gaze across, surf across or pull fish from. But you can still get outstanding seafood in Colorado Springs, if you just know where to look.

English Dockside Fresh Seafood & Grill has been in business for almost a decade in a little strip mall just east of Academy Boulevard. They started with a slogan of “U Buy, We Fry” and worked their way to a warm, friendly little restaurant that lets you feel, just for a little

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Dining

Savoring Southern seafood at English Dockside West

For the uninitiated, the accent at English Dockside West might be surprising. It’s not British, but a smooth, undulating drawl that ebbs and flows like waves on a calm sea.

That’s because English has nothing to do with Britannia; it’s the surname of the owners, Thomas and Stephanie, who hail from Alabama.

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English Dockside moves to west side; meet MA’s and SuppenBar

West coast

English Dockside Fresh Seafood & Grill (englishdockside.com) just opened at 1201 W. Colorado Ave., in the former Metropolis space. Owner Thomas English, who’d operated for a decade at 2220 Academy Place, says he’d been wanting a second location for a while, but opted to move instead. West-siders have been “begging” him to open closer to them, he notes.

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Table Talk: A taste of heaven at English Dockside West

Something special is being cooked up at the English Dockside Fresh Seafood and Grill West. Owner/Chef Thomas English shows Food Editor Teresa Farney how to prepare shrimp and blue crab rice.

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