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Best of Colorado Springs 2013, Part I: Welcome and Winners Index 

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Appetizers/Tapas

1. TAPAteria 2607 W. Colorado Ave. 471-8272

2. Nosh 121 S. Tejon St. 634-6674

3. The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon St. 203-5072

Bakery

1. Marigold Café and Bakery 4605 Centennial Blvd. 599-4776

2. Boonzaaijer's Cakes and Pastries 610 E. Fillmore St. 264-0177

3. La Baguette French Bakery-Café 2417 W. Colorado Ave. 577-4818

117 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 636-5020

3. La Baguette French Bistro 4440 N. Chestnut St. 599-0686

Bang-for-Your-Buck Restaurant

1. La Casita Mexican Grill 306 S. Eighth St. 633-9616

4295 N. Nevada Ave. 599-7829

3725 E. Woodmen Road 536-0375

2. Texas Roadhouse 3120 N. Powers Blvd. 638-8050

595 S. Eighth St. 473-9711

16196 Jackson Creek Pkwy., Monument 481-9980

3. The Parked Pierogi 292 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake 210-7029

Barbecue

1. Front Range Barbeque 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596

2. Rudy's Country Store and Bar-B-Q 315 S. 31st St. 471-4120

3. Bird Dog BBQ 1645 Briargate Pkwy., #234 599-4655

5984 Stetson Hills Blvd., #200 596-4900

6965 Mesa Ridge Pkwy., #190 322-0900

Biscuits and Gravy

1. Over Easy, a Daytime Eatery 28 S. Tejon St. 471-2311

2. The Donut Mill 310 W. Midland Ave., Woodland Park 687-9793

3. Milt's Coffee Shop 2314 E. Platte Ave. 634-9016

Bread

1. La Baguette French Bakery-Café 2417 W. Colorado Ave. 577-4818

117 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 636-5020

1. La Baguette French Bistro 4440 N. Chestnut St. 599-0686

2. Panera Bread Multiple locations

3. Great Harvest Bread Co. 1466 Garden of the Gods Road, #148 635-7379

12229 Voyager Pkwy. 528-6442

Breakfast

1. Over Easy, a Daytime Eatery 28 S. Tejon St. 471-2311

2. The Omelette Parlor 900 E. Fillmore St. 633-7770

3. King's Chef Diner 131 E. Bijou St. 636-5010

110 E. Costilla St. 634-9135

Buffalo Wings

1. Buffalo Wild Wings 7425 N. Academy Blvd. 594-9464

2905 Geyser Drive 219-1500

2. Wing Stop 1914 Southgate Road 475-9464

530 S. Academy Blvd. 591-9464

3. Wild Wings & Things 3307 N. Academy Blvd. 574-5888

6504 S. Academy Blvd. 576-6400

Buffet

1. Golden Corral 1970 Waynoka Road 591-9870

5410 E. Woodmen Road 260-9369

2. Little Nepal 1747 S. Eighth St. 477-6997

4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428

3. Ultimate Buffet 3727 Bloomington St. 591-0768

Burger

1. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 2230 Southgate Road 447-8810

3770 Bloomington St. 622-8157

1410 Jamboree Drive 598-2473

2. Five Guys Burgers and Fries 7252 N. Academy Blvd., #120 264-6400

3. Smashburger 5320 N. Nevada Ave., #100 219-0500

Cajun/Southern

1. Springs Orleans 123 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 520-0123

2. Nawlins 3317 Cinema Point 571-9777

3. Culpepper's Cajun Kitchen 6502 S. Academy Blvd. 282-8479

Chinese

1. China Village 203 N. Union Blvd. 475-8299

2. Coal Mine Dragon 1779 Eighth St., Suite B 471-7007

1720 W. Uintah St. 578-5430

3. Silver Pond 5670 N. Academy Blvd. 594-9343

Cutting-Edge Restaurant

1. Nosh 121 S. Tejon St. 635-6674

2. The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon St. 203-5072

3. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

Deli

1. Jason's Deli 7455 N. Academy Blvd. 302-0234

2. Wooglin's Deli & Café 823 N. Tejon St. 578-9443

3. East Coast Restaurant and Delicatessen 24 S. Tejon St. 633-4522

Dessert Destination

1. Marigold Café and Bakery 4605 Centennial Blvd. 599-4776

2. Montague's 1019 S. Tejon St. 520-0672

3. Coquette's Bistro & Bakery 915 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-2420/651-3892

Diner

1. King's Chef Diner 131 E. Bijou St. 636-5010

110 E. Costilla St. 634-9135

2. Gunther Toody's Diner 5794 Palmer Park Blvd. 570-1952

5490 E. Woodmen Road 548-1955

3. Rosie's Diner 411 Hwy. 105, Monument 481-3287

Fine Dining

1. The Famous 31 N. Tejon St. 227-7333

2. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

3. Carlos' Bistro 1025 S. 21st St. 471-2905

Food Truck

1. The Local Mobile 339-7722

2. Bite Me Gourmet Sausage Mobile 331-0546

3. Creole Kitchen by Gus Mobile 464-5394

French

1. La Baguette French Bakery-Café 2417 W. Colorado Ave. 577-4818

117 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 636-5020

1. La Baguette French Bistro 4440 N. Chestnut St. 599-0686

2. La Creperie 204 N. Tejon St. 632-0984

3. Marigold Café and Bakery 4605 Centennial Blvd. 599-4776

Frozen Yogurt

1. YoYogurt Multiple locations

2. iTopit 1610 Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. 576-8748

2912 N. Powers Blvd. 597-3500

3. Buttercup's Frozen Yogurt 27 S. Tejon St. 635-6666

German

1. Edelweiss German Restaurant 34 E. Ramona Ave. 633-2220

2. Uwe's German Restaurant 31 Iowa Ave. 475-1611

3. Schnitzel Fritz 4037 Tutt Blvd. 573-2000

6922 Mesa Ridge Pkwy., Fountain 393-0964

Gluten-Free-Friendly

1. Coquette's Bistro & Bakery 915 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-2420/651-3892

2. TAPAteria 2607 W. Colorado Ave. 471-8272

3. Adam's Mountain Café 934 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1430

Green Chili

1. King's Chef Diner 131 E. Bijou St. 636-5010

110 E. Costilla St. 634-9135

2. Western Omelette 16 S. Walnut St. 636-2286

3. El Taco Rey 330 E. Colorado Ave. 475-9722

Hummus

1. Heart of Jerusalem Café 718 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1325

4587 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 685-9554

1. (tie) Jake & Telly's Greek Taverna 2616 W. Colorado Ave. 633-0406

2. Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill 1685 Briargate Pkwy. 219-1600

2130 Southgate Road 227-9956

3779 Bloomington St. 573-1300

3. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

Ice Cream/Gelato

1. Josh & John's Naturally Homemade Ice Creams 111 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 632-0299

2. Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato 5166 N. Nevada Ave. 599-9800

3. Rizuto's 4785 Barnes Road 596-7191

Indian/Curry

1. Little Nepal 1747 S. Eighth St. 477-6997

4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428

2. Mirch Masala 5047 N. Academy Blvd. 599-0003

3. India Palace 5644 N. Academy Blvd. 535-9196

Italian

1. Paravicini's Italian Bistro 2802 W. Colorado Ave. 471-8200

2. Olive Garden Italian Restaurant 513 N. Academy Blvd. 591-1210

7815 N Academy Blvd. 260-6677

2. (tie) Luigi's Homemade Italian Food 947 S. Tejon St. 632-7339

3. Roman Villa Pizza 3005 N. Nevada Ave. 635-1806

Japanese/Sushi

1. Jun Japanese Restaurant 3276 Centennial Blvd. 227-8690

1760 Dublin Blvd. 531-9368

2. Fujiyama 22 S. Tejon St. 630-1167

3. AI Sushi & Grill 4655 Centennial Blvd. 266-5858

3215 Cinema Point 622-8866

Korean

1. Tong Tong 2036 S. Academy Blvd. 591-8585

2. San Chang House 3659 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., #45 598-1707

3. Happy Time Korean Restaurant 5547 Powers Center Point 282-2110

Late-Night Dining

1. King's Chef Diner 131 E. Bijou St. 636-5010

110 E. Costilla St. 634-9135

2. The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon St. 203-5072

3. Village Inn Multiple locations

Local Coffee House

1. The Perk Downtown 14 S. Tejon St. 635-1600

2. Urban Steam Coffee Bar 1025 S. Sierra Madre St. 473-7832

3. Agia Sophia 2902 W. Colorado Ave. 632-3322

Local Coffee Roaster

1. Colorado Coffee Merchants 302 E. Fillmore St. 473-8878

2. SwitchBack Coffee Roasters 1635 W. Colorado Ave. 581-9478

3. Barista Espresso 625 W. Colorado Ave. 578-1185

Local Pizza Joint

1. Borriello Brothers Multiple locations 884-2020

2. Louie's Pizza Multiple locations

3. Poor Richard's Restaurant 324½ N. Tejon St. 632-7721

Local/Regional Restaurant Chain

1. Il Vicino 11 S. Tejon St. 475-9224

5214 N. Nevada Ave. 590-8633

2. La Casita Mexican Grill 306 S. Eighth St. 633-9616

4295 N. Nevada Ave. 599-7829

3725 E. Woodmen Road 536-0375

3. Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill 9420 Briar Village Point 955-6650

802 Village Center Drive 266-9244

3. (tie) Borriello Brothers Multiple locations 884-2020

Mediterranean

1. Mediterranean Café 118 E. Kiowa St. 633-0115

2. Jake & Telly's Greek Taverna 2616 W. Colorado Ave. 633-0406

3. Caspian Café 4375 Sinton Road 528-1155

Mexican

1. Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill 9420 Briar Village Point 955-6650

802 Village Center Drive 266-9244

2. Amanda's Fonda 3625 W. Colorado Ave. 277-1975

8050 N. Academy Blvd. 266-6680

3. Hacienda Colorado 5246 N. Nevada Ave. 418-7999

Middle Eastern

1. Heart of Jerusalem Café 718 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1325

4587 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 685-9554

2. Taste of Jerusalem Café 15 E. Bijou St. 477-1777

2810 S. Academy Blvd., #150 391-1777

3. Caspian Café 4375 Sinton Road 528-1155

National Chain Coffee House

1. Starbucks Coffee Company Multiple locations

2. Dutch Bros. Coffee 301 E. Colorado Ave. 434-2443

1802 E. Platte Ave. 465-1821

1440 N. Circle Drive 694-8387

3. Dunkin' Donuts 806 W. Colorado Ave. 634-4561

201 N. Circle Drive 634-7877

6660 Delmonico Drive, Suite B 598-9064

National Pizza Chain

1. Papa Murphy's Multiple locations

2. Domino's Pizza Multiple locations

3. Pizza Hut Multiple locations

Neighborhood Restaurant: Central

1. Shuga's 702 S. Cascade Ave. 328-1412

2. Poor Richard's Restaurant 324½ N. Tejon St. 578-5549

3. Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 635-2800

Neighborhood Restaurant: East

1. Rock Bottom Restaurant Brewery 3316 Cinema Point Drive 550-3586

2. Tucanos Brazilian Grill 3294 Cinema Point Drive 597-3800

3. Arharn Thai 3739 Bloomington St. 596-6559

3. (tie) Frankie's Bar & Grill 945 N. Powers Blvd. 574-4881

Neighborhood Restaurant: Manitou

1. Adam's Mountain Café 934 Manitou Ave., #102 685-1430

2. The Loop 965 Manitou Ave. 685-9344

3. Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant 733 Manitou Ave. 685-0277

Neighborhood Restaurant: Monument

1. La Casa Fiesta 230 Front St. 481-1234

2. The Parked Pierogi 292 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake 210-7029

3. Wisdom Tea House 65 Second St. 481-8822

Neighborhood Restaurant: North

1. Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill 9420 Briar Village Point 955-6650

802 Village Center Drive 266-9244

2. Back East Bar & Grill 9475 Briar Village Point, #168 264-6161

3. Margarita at PineCreek 7350 Pine Creek Road 598-8667

3. (tie) Little Nepal 1747 S. Eighth St. 477-6997

4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428

Neighborhood Restaurant: South

1. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

2. Flatiron's 2540 Tenderfoot Hill St. 576-2540

3. Little Nepal 1747 S. Eighth St. 477-6997

4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428

Neighborhood Restaurant: West

1. Front Range Barbeque 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596

2. Pizzeria Rustica 2527 W. Colorado Ave. 632-8121

2. (tie) Thunder & Buttons II 2415 W. Colorado Ave. 447-9888

3. Paravicini's Italian Bistro 2802 W. Colorado Ave. 471-8200

New Restaurant (since July 1, 2012)

1. Hacienda Colorado 5246 N. Nevada Ave. 418-7999

2. The Meat Locker 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 368-6113

3. Bonefish Grill 5102 N. Nevada Ave. 598-0826

Overall Restaurant

1. Craftwood Inn 404 El Paso Blvd., Manitou Springs 685-9000

2. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

2. (tie) Adam's Mountain Café 934 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1430

3. Mirch Masala 5047 N. Academy Blvd. 599-0003

Patio Dining

1. Amanda's Fonda 3625 W. Colorado Ave. 227-1975

8050 N. Academy Blvd. 266-6680

2. Hacienda Colorado 5246 N. Nevada Ave. 418-7999

3. Rico's Café and Wine Bar 322½ N. Tejon St. 630-7723

Place to Dine Alone

1. Poor Richard's Restaurant 324½ N. Tejon St. 632-7721

2. Little Nepal 1747 S. Eighth St. 477-6997

4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428

3. Café Corto 115 E. Kiowa St. 577-4347

Place to Eat Local/Sustainable

1. Adam's Mountain Café 934 Manitou Ave., #102, Manitou Springs 685-1430

2. The Local Mobile 339-7722

3. The Meat Locker 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 368-6113

Power Lunch

1. MacKenzie's Chop House 128 S. Tejon St. 635-3536

2. The Famous 31 N. Tejon St. 227-7333

3. Nosh 121 S. Tejon St. 635-6674

Restaurant for Carnivores

1. The Famous 31 N. Tejon St. 227-7333

2. Tucanos Brazilian Grill 3294 Cinema Point Drive 597-3800

3. Texas Roadhouse 3120 N. Powers Blvd. 638-8050

595 S. Eighth St. 473-9711

16196 Jackson Creek Pkwy., Monument 481-9980

Restaurant for Herbivores

1. Adam's Mountain Café 934 Manitou Ave., #102, Manitou Springs 685-1430

2. Ola Juice Bar 27 E. Kiowa St. 633-3111

3. Little Nepal 1747 S. Eighth St. 477-6997

4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428

Restaurant for Kids That Isn't Fast Food

1. Poor Richard's Restaurant 324½ N. Tejon St. 632-7721

2. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 2230 Southgate Road 447-8810

3770 Bloomington St. 622-8157

1410 Jamboree Drive 598-2473

3. Fargo's Pizza Co. 2910 E. Platte Ave. 473-5540

Restaurant for Tourists

1. Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 635-2800

2. Adam's Mountain Café 934 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1430

3. Fargo's Pizza Co. 2910 E. Platte Ave. 473-5540

Restaurant for a Wedding Reception

1. Briarhurst Manor Estate 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1864

2. Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 635-2800

3. The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery 25 W. Cimarron St. 475-8880

3. (tie) The Cliff House at Pikes Peak 306 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs 785-1000

Restaurant Wine List

1. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

2. 2South Food + Wine Bar 2 S. 25th St. 351-2806

3. Summit at the Broadmoor 1 Lake Ave. 577-5733

Salads

1. Souper Salad 808 Garden of the Gods Road 277-0687

3636 Citadel Drive 597-6124

1434 Kelly Johnson Blvd. 533-0614

2. Panera Bread Multiple locations

3. Rico's Café and Wine Bar 322½ N. Tejon St. 630-7723

Sandwiches

1. Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches Multiple locations

2. Panera Bread Multiple locations

3. Wooglin's Deli & Café 823 N. Tejon St. 578-9443

Seafood

1. Bonefish Grill 5102 N. Nevada Ave. 598-0826

2. Red Lobster 4925 N. Academy Blvd. 594-9494

3510 New Center Point 596-9057

3. Joe's Crab Shack 805 Citadel Drive East 380-7620

Smoothie/Juice Bar

1. Jamba Juice 1708 E. Woodmen Road 598-1939

3730 Bloomington St. 574-8787

2. Keva Juice 1912 Southgate Road 667-1112

5166 N. Nevada Ave. 667-1114

3. Ola Juice Bar 27 E. Kiowa St. 633-3111

Soup

1. Panera Bread Multiple locations

2. Shuga's 702 S. Cascade Ave. 328-1412

3. La Baguette French Bakery-Café 2417 W. Colorado Ave. 577-4818

117 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 636-5020

3. La Baguette French Bistro 4440 N. Chestnut St. 599-0686

Spot for a Spot of Tea

1. Montague's 1019 S. Tejon St. 520-0672

2. Wisdom Tea House 65 Second St., Monument 481-8822

3. Agia Sophia 2902 W. Colorado Ave. 632-3322

Sunday Brunch

1. Lake Terrace at the Broadmoor 1 Lake Ave. 577-5771

2. Cheyenne Mountain Resort 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road 538-4000

3. Over Easy, a Daytime Eatery 28 S. Tejon St. 471-2311

Take-Out

1. Little Nepal 1747 S. Eighth St. 477-6997

4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428

2. Mirch Masala 5047 N. Academy Blvd. 599-0003

3. Borriello Brothers Multiple locations 884-2020

3. (tie) La Casita Mexican Grill 306 S. Eighth St. 633-9616

4295 N. Nevada Ave. 599-7829

3725 E. Woodmen Road 536-0375

Taqueria

1. Monica's Taco Shop 30 E. Fillmore St. 473-1996

5829 Palmer Park Blvd. 597-7022

2. El Taco Rey 330 E. Colorado Ave. 475-9722

3. Taco Express 4450 Centennial Blvd. 598-1834

1455 S. Nevada Ave. 520-5553

5850 Tutt Blvd. 573-7736

Thai

1. Wild Ginger 27 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 634-5025

2. Bhan Thai 4431 Centennial Blvd. 266-1309

1025 N. Academy Blvd. 574-3401

3. Thai Basil 7882 N. Academy Blvd. 268-1688

Vietnamese

1. Saigon Café 20 E. Colorado Ave. 633-2888

2. Saigon Grill 337 N. Circle Drive 635-0720

3. Lemongrass Bistro 6840 N. Academy Blvd. 592-1391

Wait Staff

1. Olive Garden Italian Restaurant 513 N. Academy Blvd. 591-1210

7815 N. Academy Blvd. 260-6677

2. Marigold Café and Bakery 4605 Centennial Blvd. 599-4776

3. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

Bang-for-Your-Buck Bar

1. Tony's 311 N. Tejon St. 228-6566

2. Benny's Restaurant & Lounge 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309

3. Murphy's Tavern 2729 N. Nevada Ave.

Banquet Facility

1. Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 635-2800

2. Cheyenne Mountain Resort 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road 538-4000

3. Briarhurst Manor Estate 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1864

Bar Crowd

1. Tony's 311 N. Tejon St. 228-6566

2. Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

3. Supernova Bar and Arcade 111 E. Boulder St. 418-3484

Bar for a Creative Cocktail

1. Shuga's 702 S. Cascade Ave. 328-1412

2. The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon St. 203-5072

3. The Principal's Office 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 368-6112

Bar Patio

1. Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 635-2800

2. Blondie's 20 N. Tejon St. 227-1001

3. Bristol Brewing Company 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 633-2555

Bartender

1. Nate Windham at the Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

2. Dave Baumgartner at Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

3. Frank Frey at Nosh 121 S. Tejon St. 635-6674

Beer Selection on Tap

1. Old Chicago (Powers) 3190 New Center Point 591-8994

2. Trinity Brewing Company 1466 Garden of the Gods Road 634-0029

3. Brewer's Republic 112 N. Nevada Ave. 633-2105

College Bar

1. Tony's 311 N. Tejon St. 228-6566

2. Supernova Bar and Arcade 111 E. Boulder St. 418-3484

3. Gasoline Alley 28 N. Tejon St. 636-2244

Domestic Beer

1. Pabst Blue Ribbon pabstblueribbon.com

2. Coors Light coorslight.com

3. Blue Moon bluemoonbrewingcompany.com

Happy Hour

1. Chili's 1706 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. 576-0440

2890 New Center Point 638-6200

5807 N. Academy Blvd. 260-1788

2. Nosh 121 S. Tejon St. 635-6674

3. The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon St. 203-5072

Imported Beer

1. Sol sol.com

2. Guinness guinness.com

3. Corona corona.com

In-Store Beer Selection

1. Cheers Liquor Mart 1105 N. Circle Drive 574-2244

2. Coaltrain Wine and Spirits 330 W. Uintah St. 475-9700

3. Powers Liquor Mart 5847 Palmer Park Blvd. 596-4700

In-Store Spirits/Liquor Selection

1. Cheers Liquor Mart 1105 N. Circle Drive 574-2244

2. Powers Liquor Mart 5847 Palmer Park Blvd. 596-4700

3. Coaltrain Wine and Spirits 330 W. Uintah St. 475-9700

In-Store Wine Selection

1. Cheers Liquor Mart 1105 N. Circle Drive 574-2244

2. Coaltrain Wine and Spirits 330 W. Uintah St. 475-9700

3. Powers Liquor Mart 5847 Palmer Park Blvd. 596-4700

Irish Pub

1. Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse & Pub 21 S. Tejon St. 385-0766

2. McCabe's Tavern 520 S. Tejon St. 633-3300

3. Dublin House 1850 Dominion Way 265-8820

Karaoke Bar

1. Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

2. Thunder & Buttons II 2415 W. Colorado Ave. 447-9888

3. Good Company 7625 N. Union Blvd. 528-8877

Local Brewery

1. Bristol Brewing Company 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 633-2555

2. Trinity Brewing Company 1466 Garden of the Gods Road 634-0029

3. Rock Bottom Brewery 3316 Cinema Point Drive 550-3586

Local Microbrew to Drink in Summer

1. Beehive Honey Wheat (Bristol) 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 633-2555

2. Yellow Kite (Bristol) 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 633-2555

3. Laughing Lab (Bristol) 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 633-2555

Local Microbrew to Drink in Winter

1. Winter Warlock (Bristol) 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 633-2555

2. Venetucci Pumpkin Ale (Bristol) 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 633-2555

3. Summit House Stout (Pikes Peak Brewing) 1756 Lake Woodmoor Drive, Monument 208-4098

Local Venue for Live Music

1. The Black Sheep 2106 E. Platte Ave. 227-7625

2. Stargazers Theatre and Event Center 10 S. Parkside Drive 476-2200

3. Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

Naughty Business

1. Peaks and Pasties peaksandpasties.com

2. Sinful Living Meetup at Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

3. Fascinations 1752 Dublin Blvd. 694-2865

Neighborhood Bar: Central

1. Tony's 311 N. Tejon St. 228-6566

2. Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

3. Shuga's 702 S. Cascade Ave. 328-1412

3. (tie) McCabe's Tavern 520 S. Tejon St. 633-3300

Neighborhood Bar: East

1. Holy Cow Pub and Grill 5885 Stetson Hills Blvd. 465-1704

2. Frankie's Too! 7376 McLaughlin Road, Falcon 495-8707

3. Frankie's Bar & Grille 945 N. Powers Blvd. 574-4881

Neighborhood Bar: Manitou

1. Keg Lounge 730 Manitou Ave. 685-9531

2. Townhouse Lounge 907 Manitou Ave. 685-1085

3. Swirl Wine Bar 717 Manitou Ave. 685-2294

Neighborhood Bar: Monument

1. Pikes Peak Brewing Co. 1756 Lake Woodmoor Drive 208-4098

2. O'Malley's Irish Pub 104 Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake 488-0321

3. 1st & 10 Sports Bar & Grill 1455 Cipriani Loop 487-0737

Neighborhood Bar: North

1. Back East Bar and Grill 9475 Briar Village Point, #168 264-6161

2. Good Company 7625 N. Union Blvd. 528-8877

3. Johnny's Navajo Hogan 2817 N. Nevada Ave. 344-9593

Neighborhood Bar: South

1. Ivywild School complex 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 368-6100

2. Hatch Cover 252 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. 576-5223

3. SouthSide Johnny's 528 S. Tejon St. 444-8487

Neighborhood Bar: West

1. Thunder & Buttons II 2415 W. Colorado Ave. 447-9888

2. Trinity Brewing Company 1466 Garden of the Gods Road 634-0029

3. Benny's Lounge 517 W. Colorado Ave. 634-9309

New Bar (since July 1, 2012)

1. Ivywild School complex 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 368-6100

2. Supernova Bar and Arcade 111 E. Boulder St. 418-3484

3. Colorado Mountain Brewery 600 S. 21st St. 466-8240

Open Mic Night

1. Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

2. Kinfolks 950 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-4433

3. V Bar (Word Wednesdays) 19 E. Kiowa St. 471-8622

Place for a Blind Date

1. Ivywild School complex 1604 S. Cascade Ave. 368-6100

2. The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon St. 203-5072

3. Shuga's 702 S. Cascade Ave. 328-1412

Place to Meet Men

1. Club Q 3430 N. Academy Blvd. 570-1429

1. (tie) Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

2. Underground 110 N. Nevada Ave. 578-7771

3. Cowboys 25 N. Tejon St. 596-1212

Place to Meet Women

1. Sinful Living Meetup at Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

2. Club Q 3430 N. Academy Blvd. 570-1429

3. Blondie's 20 N. Tejon St. 227-1001

Place to Shoot Pool

1. Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 635-2800

2. Cleats Bar & Grill 6624 Delmonico Drive 548-8267

3. Antiques Pool Hall 3628 N. Citadel Drive 597-9809

Sports Bar

1. Fox and Hound 3101 New Center Point Drive 570-0500

2. Buffalo Wild Wings 7425 N. Academy Blvd. 594-9464

2905 Geyser Drive 219-1500

3. Tony's 311 N. Tejon St. 228-6566

Upscale Bar

1. The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon St. 203-5072

2. Summit at the Broadmoor 19 Lake Circle 577-5773

3. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

Weekly Bar Event

1. Geeks Who Drink Multiple locations 303/532-4737

2. Jack Quinn's Running Club 21 S. Tejon St. 357-7867

3. Open Mic Night at Zodiac Venue and Bar 230 Pueblo Ave. 632-5059

Wine Bar

1. Swirl Wine Bar 717 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-2294

2. 2South Food + Wine Bar 2 S. 25th St. 351-2806

3. Rico's Café and Wine Bar 322½ N. Tejon St. 578-5549

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