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Haute Cuisine: Full 2007 Results 

American
1. Ritz Grill 15 S. Tejon St. 635-8484
2. Steaksmith 3802 Maizeland Road 596-9300
3. Red Robin Multiple locations

Bagels
1. Olde World Bagel & Deli
1670 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. 527-9651

6628 Delmonico Drive, Suite A 264-1105

2. Panera Bread Multiple locations
3. Einstein Bros. Bagels 6988 N. Academy Blvd. 265-8610
4325 Centennial Blvd. 548-8408
2848 N. Powers Blvd. 573-7606

Bakery
1. Marigold Caf and Bakery 4605 Centennial Blvd. 599-4776
2. Panera Bread Multiple locations
3. La Baguette Multiple locations

Barbecue
1. Front Range Barbeque 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596
4935 Templeton Gap Road 598-8895

2. Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que 8330 Razorback Road 265-6227
3. (tie) Howard's Pit Bar-B-Q 3350 Chestnut St. 473-7427
Slayton's Barbecue Wings Spirits 806 Village Center Drive 266-5300

Bread
1. Panera Bread Multiple locations
2. La Baguette Multiple locations
3. Great Harvest Bread 101 N. Tejon St. 635-7379
6942 N. Academy Blvd. 528-6442

Breakfast
1. Omelette Parlor 900 E. Fillmore St. 633-7770
2. The Olive Branch Restaurant 23 S. Tejon St. 475-1199
3. The Egg & I 7816 N. Academy Blvd. 268-0700
5838 Barnes Road 574-5700

Breakfast Sandwich
1. Einstein Bros. Bagels 6988 N. Academy Blvd. 265-8610
4325 Centennial Blvd. 548-8408
2848 N. Powers Blvd. 573-7606

2. Black Tie Gourmet 1005 W. Colorado Ave. 487-1933
3. Olde World Bagel 1670 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. 527-9651
6628 Delmonico Drive, Suite A 264-1105

Buffet
1. Golden Corral 1970 Waynoka Road 591-9870
5410 E. Woodmen Road 260-9369

2. Ultimate Buffet 3727 Bloomington St. 591-0768
3. Country Buffet 7665 N. Academy Blvd. 590-9241
751 N. Academy Blvd. 574-1444

Caf
1. Rico's at Poor Richard's 322 N. Tejon St., #100 630-7723
2. Pikes Perk Coffee & Tea House Multiple locations
3. Marigold Caf and Bakery 4605 Centennial Blvd. 599-4776

Caterer
1. Picnic Basket/Cravings 1701 S. Eighth St., Suite A 635-0200
2. Garden of the Gods Catering 2528 W. Cucharras St. 471-2799

3. Black Tie Gourmet 1005 W. Colorado Ave. 487-1933

Cheeseburger
1. Conway's Red Top Multiple locations
2. Meadow Muffins 2432 W. Colorado Ave. 633-0583
3. Fatburger 7465 N. Academy Blvd. 535-8111

Chicken Wings
1. Wild Wings 'n Things Multiple locations
2. Hooters 750 Citadel Drive East, #1012 596-3111
7285 Commerce Center Drive 955-4668
3. Wing Stop 530 S. Academy Blvd. 591-9464
6056 Stetson Hills Blvd. 597-9464
1914 Southgate Road 475-9464

Chinese
1. P. F. Chang's China Bistro 1725 Briargate Pkwy. 593-8580
2. Coal Mine Dragon 1779 S. Eighth St. 471-7007
(All separately owned) 1720 W. Uintah St. 578-5430
320 S. U.S. Hwy. 85/87 390-4445
3. Hunan Springs 24 E. Kiowa St. 634-0800

Chips and Salsa
1. Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill 9420 Briar Village Point 955-6650
802 Village Center Drive 266-9244

2. Jos Muldoon's 222 N. Tejon St. 636-2311
3. The Loop 965 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-9344

Coffee Roaster
1. Boulder Street Coffee Roasters 332 N. Tejon St. 577-4291
2. Serranos Coffee 7335 N. Academy Blvd. 266-0843
582 Hwy. 105, Monument 481-9445
3. High Rise Coffee 2421 W. Cucharras St. 633-1833

Deli
1. Wooglin's Deli and Caf 823 N. Tejon St. 578-9443
2. Broadway Deli 7170 N. Academy Blvd. 535-9944
3. Heidi's Brooklyn Deli 2130 Southgate Road 475-1580

Diner
1. Ruby's Diner 3020 New Center Point 380-7829
2. King's Chef Diner 110 E. Costilla St. 634-9135
3. Gunther Toody's 5490 E. Woodmen Road 548-1955
5794 Palmer Park Blvd. 570-1952

Enchiladas
1. Amanda's Fonda 3625 W. Colorado Ave. 227-1975
2. Seor Manuel 4660 N. Nevada Ave. 598-3033
3. La Casita Multiple locations

Ethnic Market
1. Briar Mart Mediterranean Market & Caf 1843 Briargate Blvd. 528-6869
2. Carniceria Leonela 3736 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 637-2641
3. India Bazaar 3659 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 264-6995

Farmers' Market
1. Old Colorado City 24th Street and West Colorado Avenue 574-1283
2. Memorial Park 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 574-1283
3. Manitou Springs 100 Manitou Ave. 685-9741

Fine Dining
1. Penrose Room 1 Lake Ave. 577-5773
2. The Pepper Tree 888 W. Moreno Ave. 471-4888
3. (tie) The Cliff House 306 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs 685-3000
MacKenzie's Chop House 128 S. Tejon St. 635-3536

Fondue
1. Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant 733 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-0277
2. The Melting Pot 30-A E. Pikes Peak Ave. 385-0300
3. No winner

French
1. La Creperie Bistro 204 N. Tejon St. 632-0984
2. La Petite Maison 1015 W. Colorado Ave. 632-4887
3. La Baguette Multiple locations

German
1. Edelweiss 34 E. Ramona Ave. 633-2220
2. Uwe's 31 N. Iowa Ave. 475-1611
3. Old Heidelberg 1109 S. Tejon St. 634-1052
3609 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 536-0979

Gourmet Coffee Drink
1. Starbucks Multiple locations
2. Pikes Perk Coffee & Tea House Multiple locations
3. Gloria Jean's 750 Citadel Drive East 574-8808

Greek
1. Jake and Telly's Greek Cuisine 2616 W. Colorado Ave. 633-0406
2. Zorbadillo's 604 S. Union Blvd. 447-9290
3. Mediterranean Caf 118 E. Kiowa St. 633-0115

Green Chili
1. King's Chef Diner 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

Grocery Store
1. Whole Foods Market 7635 N. Academy Blvd. 531-9999
(Including Wild Oats location) 3180 New Center Point 622-1099

2. King Soopers Multiple locations
3. Safeway Multiple locations

Gyros
1. Mediterranean Caf 118 E. Kiowa St. 633-0115
2. Greek Grille 4486 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 264-1165
8844 N. Union Blvd. 282-7776
3. Briar Mart Mediterranean Market & Caf 1843 Briargate Blvd. 528-6869

Ice Cream
1. Josh & John's 5152 N. Academy Blvd. 593-1220
111 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 632-0299

2. Cold Stone Creamery Multiple locations
3. Maggie Moo's 1605 Briargate Pkwy. 268-1844

Indian
1. Mirch Masala 5047 N. Academy Blvd. 599-0003
2. Taste of India 4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428
3. India Palace 5644 N. Academy Blvd. 535-9196

Innovative Menu
1. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086
2. Nosh 121 S. Tejon St. 634-6674
3. Bistro de Pinto 26 E. Kiowa St. 473-3538

Italian
1. Paravicini's Italian Bistro 2802 W. Colorado Ave. 471-8200
75 S. U.S. Hwy. 105, Palmer Lake 481-2222

2. Luigi's 947 S. Tejon St. 632-7339
3. Zio's Italian Kitchen 6650 Corporate Drive 593-9999

Japanese
1. Jun Japanese Restaurant 1760 Dublin Blvd. 531-9368
3276 Centennial Blvd. 227-8690

2. Musashi's 1765 N. Academy Blvd. 597-0634
3. Ai Sushi Multiple locations (all independently owned)

Late-Night Dining
1. Village Inn Multiple locations
2. Waffle House Multiple locations
3. Denny's Multiple locations

Latte
1. Starbucks Multiple locations
2. Pikes Perk Coffee & Tea House Multiple locations
3. Coffee Exchange 526 S. Tejon St. 635-0277

Local Coffee House
1. Pikes Perk Coffee & Tea House Multiple locations
2. Dogtooth Coffee 505 E. Columbia St. 632-0125
3. It's a Grind Coffee House 3236 Centennial Blvd. 635-2411
15954 Jackson Creek Pkwy., Monument 481-1205

Local or Regional Restaurant Chain
1. Il Vicino 11 S. Tejon St. 475-9224
2. Big City Burrito 131 E. Bijou St. 578-5555
3. Old Chicago Multiple locations

Local Pizza
1. Louie's Pizza Multiple locations
2. Boriello Brothers 215 E. Platte Ave. 578-9312
4750 Barnes Road 574-5050
5180 Fountain Blvd. 393-0071

3. Poor Richard's 324 N. Tejon St. 632-7721

Margaritas
1. The Loop 965 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-9344
2. Jos Muldoon's 222 N. Tejon St. 636-2311
3. On the Border 5832 Barnes Road 597-0020
2190 Southgate Road 635-0100
7695 N. Academy Blvd. 532-0062

Meal for Under $6
1. Pita Pit 8 E. Bijou St. 634-1748
773 W. Garden of the Gods Road 277-7482
2. Chipotle Multiple locations
3. Taco Bell Multiple locations

Mexican
1. Amanda's Fonda 3625 W. Colorado Ave. 227-1975
2. Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill 9420 Briar Village Point 955-6650
802 Village Center Drive 266-9244
3. Caf El Paso 3840 N. Nevada Ave. 634-3940

Middle Eastern
1. Caspian Caf 4375 Sinton Road 528-1155
2. Heart of Jerusalem Caf 906 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-9554
3. Mediterranean Caf 118 E. Kiowa St. 633-0115

National Chain Coffee
1. Starbucks Multiple locations
2. Gloria Jean's 750 Citadel Drive East 574-8808
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. Pizza Hut Multiple locations
2. Papa Murphy's Multiple locations
3. Papa John's Multiple locations

National Restaurant Chain
1. Chili's Multiple locations
2. Chipotle Multiple locations
3. Carrabba's Italian Grill 2815 Geyser Drive 527-1126
7120 Campus Drive 264-0401

Natural Foods Store
1. Whole Foods 7635 N. Academy Blvd. 531-9999
(Including Wild Oats location) 3180 New Center Point 622-1099

2. Mountain Mama 1625 W. Uintah St. 633-4139
3. Vitamin Cottage 1780 E. Woodmen Road 536-9606
655 U.S. Hwy. 105, Monument 487-0448

New Restaurant (since July 1, 2006)
1. Nosh 121 S. Tejon St., #100 634-6674
2. Plate World Cuisine 9420 Briar Village Point 475-8000
3. Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que 8330 Razorback Road 265-6227

Noodle Bowl
1. Noodles & Company 1812 Southgate Road 385-0800
7234 N. Academy Blvd. 264-0022

5844 Barnes Road 597-4950
2. Saigon Caf 20 E. Colorado Ave. 633-2888
3. Lemongrass Bistro 6840 N. Academy Blvd. 592-1391

Overall Restaurant
1. Steaksmith 3802 Maizeland Road 596-9300
2. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086
3. The Famous 31 N. Tejon St. 227-7333

Pancakes
1. IHOP 2290 Southgate Road 635-0777
512 N. Chelton Road 632-5098
8065 U.S. Hwy. 83 264-0469

2. Adam's Mountain Caf 934 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1430
3. Cracker Barrel 8355 Razorback Road 260-7721

Patio Dining
1. Jos Muldoon's 222 N. Tejon St. 636-2311
2. Amanda's Fonda 3625 W. Colorado Ave. 227-1975
3. Front Range Barbeque 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596
4935 Templeton Gap Road 598-8895

Place for Cajun Food
1. Culpepper's Louisiana Kitchen 8810 N. Union Blvd. 282-8479
2. Oscar's Tejon Street 333 S. Tejon St. 471-8070
3. Front Range Barbeque 2330 W. Colorado Ave. 632-2596
4935 Templeton Gap Road 598-8895

Restaurant for a Wedding Reception
1. Briarhurst Manor 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1864
2. The Cliff House 306 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs 685-3000
3. The Warehouse 25 W. Cimarron St. 475-8880

Restaurant for Carnivores
1. MacKenzie's Chop House 128 S. Tejon St. 635-3536
2. Steaksmith 3802 Maizeland Road 596-9300
3. Texas Roadhouse 595 S. Eighth St. 473-9711
3120 N. Powers Blvd. 638-8050

Restaurant for Dessert
1. Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant 733 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-0277
2. Montague's 1019 S. Tejon St. 520-0672
3. Marigold Caf and Bakery 4605 Centennial Blvd. 599-4776

Restaurant for Herbivores
1. Adam's Mountain Caf 934 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-1430
2. Souper Salad 3636 Citadel Drive 597-6124
1434 Kelly Johnson Blvd. 533-0614
808 W. Garden of the Gods Road 277-0687
3. Poor Richard's 324 N. Tejon St. 632-7721

Restaurant for Kids that isn't Fast Food
1. Red Robin Multiple locations
2. Poor Richard's 324 N. Tejon St. 632-7721
3. Fargo's Pizza 2910 E. Platte Ave. 473-5540

Restaurant for Tourists
1. Giuseppe's Old Depot Restaurant 10 S. Sierra Madre St. 635-3111
2. Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 635-2800
3. Stagecoach Inn 702 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-9400

Restaurant Wine List
1. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086
2. Wines of Colorado 8045 W. U.S. Hwy. 24, Cascade 684-0900
3. The Famous 31 N. Tejon St. 227-7333

Salads
1. Souper Salad 3636 Citadel Drive 597-6124
1434 Kelly Johnson Blvd. 533-0614
808 W. Garden of the Gods Road 277-0687

2. Poor Richard's 324 N. Tejon St. 632-7721
3. California Pizza Kitchen 1645 Briargate Pkwy. 260-8054

Seafood
1. Red Lobster 4925 N. Academy Blvd. 594-9494
275 S. Academy Blvd. 591-0771

2. English Dockside 2220 Academy Place 380-7732
3. Joe's Crab Shack 805 Citadel Drive East 380-7620

Smoothies
1. Jamba Juice 4492 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 266-8300

1708 E. Woodmen Road 598-1939
3730 Bloomington St. 574-8787

2. Keva Juice 1330 W. Garden of the Gods Road 266-5382
8668 N. Union Blvd. 282-3919
1912 Southgate Road 667-1112
3. Smoothie King 9275 N. Union Blvd. 282-4255

Steakhouse
1. Texas Roadhouse 595 S. Eighth St. 473-9711
3120 N. Powers Blvd. 638-8050

2. Steaksmith 3802 Maizeland Road 596-9300
3. Outback Steakhouse 2895 New Center Point 638-7650
7065 Commerce Center Drive 590-6283
2825 Geyser Drive 527-8745

Sunday Brunch
1. Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road 538-4000
2. Sunbird 230 Point of the Pines Drive 598-8990
3. The Broadmoor 1 Lake Ave. 634-7711

Sushi
1. Jun Japanese Restaurant 3276 Centennial Blvd. 227-8690
1760 Dublin Blvd. 531-9368

2. Ai Sushi Multiple locations (all independently owned)
3. Tomo Sushi 975 N. Academy Blvd., Unit C 597-2422

Tacqueria
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. Albertaco's 6984 N. Academy Blvd. 388-1635
4494 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 534-9412
5710 S. U.S. Hwy. 85 & 87, Security 393-1687

Take-Out
1. Chipotle Multiple locations
2. La Casita Multiple locations
3. Panino's 1721 S. Eighth St. 635-1188
604 N. Tejon St. 635-7452

Tapas
1. Nosh 121 S. Tejon St., #100 634-6674
2. Shuga's 702 S. Cascade Ave. 328-1412
3. Metropolitain 101 N. Tejon St., #10 302-0280

Tex-Mex
1. On the Border 2190 Southgate Road 635-0100
7695 N. Academy Blvd. 532-0062

5832 Barnes Road 597-0020
2. Chili's Multiple locations
3. Jos Muldoon's 222 N. Tejon St. 636-2311

Thai
1. Wild Ginger 3020 W. Colorado Ave. 634-5025
2. Bhan Thai 1025 N. Academy Blvd. 574-3401
3. Taste of Thai Spice 1609 Lashelle Way 226-1999

Vietnamese
1. Saigon Caf 20 E. Colorado Ave. 633-2888
2. Saigon Springs 3408 N. Academy Blvd. 597-1175
3. Lemongrass Bistro 6840 N. Academy Blvd. 592-1391

Wait Staff
1. Ritz Grill 15 S. Tejon St. 635-8484
2. Bistro de Pinto 26 E. Kiowa St. 473-3538
3. The Blue Star 1645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

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