Favorite

Winners Index 

FEASTING

American

1. Red Robin 1410 Jamboree Drive 598-2473

2230 Southgate Road 447-8810

3770 Bloomington St. 622-8157

2. The Mason Jar 2925 W. Colorado Ave. 632-4820

5905 Corporate Drive 260-6555

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

Appetizers

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

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

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

(tie) Shuga's 702 S. Cascade Ave. 328-1412

Bagels

1. Einstein Bros. Bagels 6988 N. Academy Blvd. 265-8610

4325 Centennial Blvd. 548-8408

2848 N. Powers Blvd. 573-7606

2. Panera Bread Multiple locations

3. Olde World Bagel 1670 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. 527-9651

Bakery

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

2. La Baguette French Bakery-Café Multiple locations

3. Boonzaaijer's Dutch Bakery 4935 Centennial Blvd. 264-0177

(tie) Panera Bread Multiple locations

Bang-for-your-Buck Restaurant

1. La Casita Patio Café 306 S. Eighth St. 633-9616

4295 N. Nevada Ave. 599-7829

3725 E. Woodmen Road 536-0375

2. Chipotle Mexican Grill Multiple locations

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

Barbecue

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

4935 Templeton Gap Road 598-8895

2. Famous Dave's 8330 Razorback Road 265-6227

3. Bird Dog BBQ 5984 Stetson Hills Blvd., #200 596-4900

(tie) Slayton's Tejon Street Grill 28A S. Tejon St. 471-2311

(formerly Slayton's Legendary Pit Barbecue)

Bread

1. Panera Bread Multiple locations

2. Great Harvest Bread Company 6942 N. Academy Blvd. 528-6442

3. La Baguette French Bakery-Café Multiple locations

Breakfast

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

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

3. The Peak Grill 4423 Centennial Blvd. 260-6905

Buffalo Wings

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

2. Wingstop 1914 Southgate Road 475-9464

530 S. Academy Blvd. 591-9464

6056 Stetson Hills Blvd. 597-9464

3. Wild Wings 'n Things Multiple locations

Buffet

1. Golden Corral 5410 E. Woodmen Road 260-9369

1970 Waynoka Road 591-9870

2. Ultimate Buffet 3727 Bloomington St. 591-0768

3. Country Buffet 751 N. Academy Blvd. 574-1445

Café

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

2. La Baguette French Bakery-Café Multiple locations

3. Mimi's Café 7133 N. Academy Blvd. 590-1357

Cajun

1. Culpepper's Louisiana Kitchen 6502 S. Academy Blvd. 282-8479

2. Nawlins Bar BQ & Seafood 3317 Cinema Point Drive 571-9777

7685 McLaughlin Road, #150, Peyton 494-8558

3. Oscar's Tejon Street 333 S. Tejon St. 471-8070

Cake Bakery

1. Little London Cake Shoppe 620 S. 25th St. 475-2340

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

3. Boonzaaijer's Dutch Bakery 4935 Centennial Blvd. 264-0177

Caterer

1. Picnic Basket 1701 S. Eighth St. 635-0200

2. Garden of the Gods Gourmet 2528 W. Cucharras St. 471-2799

3. The Food Designers 115 S. 25th St. 632-5414

Cheeseburger

1. Five Guys Burgers & Fries 7252 N. Academy Blvd. 264-6400

2. Conway's Red Top Multiple locations

3. Red Robin 2230 Southgate Road 447-8810

3770 Bloomington St. 622-8157

1410 Jamboree Drive 598-2473

Chinese

1. P.F. Chang's China Bistro 1725 Briargate Pkwy. 593-8580

2. Silver Pond Chinese Gourmet 5670 N. Academy Blvd. 594-9343

3. Coal Mine Dragon Restaurant 1720 W. Uintah St. 578-5430

Chips & Salsa

1. Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill 802 Village Center Drive 266-9244

9420 Briar Village Point, #100 955-6650

2. On the Border 2190 Southgate Road 635-0100

5832 Barnes Road 597-0020

7695 N. Academy Blvd. 532-0062

3. José Muldoon's 222 N. Tejon St. 636-2311

Deli

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

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

3. East Coast Deli 24 S. Tejon St. 633-4522

5934 Stetson Hills Blvd. 596-7500

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. North End Diner 3005 N. Hancock Ave. 442-1833

Ethnic Market

1. Asia Pacific Market 615 Wooten Road, #160 573-7500

2. Taste of India Grocery 4836 Flintridge Drive 268-9006

3. Rancho Liborio 1660 S. Circle Drive 444-8600

Farmers Market

1. Old Colorado City 24th Street, adjacent to Bancroft Park 574-1283

2. Memorial Park 1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave. 574-1283

3. Manitou Springs Soda Springs Park, 1016 Manitou Ave.. 358-7845

Fine Dining

1. Penrose Room at The Broadmoor 1 Lake Ave. 577-5733

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

3. The Blue Star 645 S. Tejon St. 632-1086

French

1. La Petite Maison 1015 W. Colorado Ave. 632-4887

2. La Baguette French Bakery-Café Multiple locations

3. La Creperie Bistro 204 N. Tejon St. 632-0984

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

Greek

1. Jake & Telly's 2616 W. Colorado Ave. 633-0406

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

3. Caspian Café 4375 Sinton Road 528-1155

Green Chili

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

110 E. Costilla St. 634-9135

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

3. The Loop 965 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-9344

Grocery Store

1. King Soopers Multiple locations

2. Whole Foods 3180 New Center Point 622-1099

7635 N. Academy Blvd. 531-9999

3. Safeway Multiple locations

Gyros

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

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

3. Greek Grill 4486 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 264-1165

(tie) Pita Pit 8 E. Bijou St. 634-1748

773 W. Garden of the Gods Road 277-7482

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. Colorado City Creamery 2602 W. Colorado Ave. 634-1411

Indian

1. Taste of India 4820 Flintridge Drive 598-3428

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

3. Little Nepal and Everest Bar 747 S. Eighth St. 477-6997

Innovative Menu

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

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

3. Bistro de Pinto 26 E. Kiowa St. 473-3538

Italian

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

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

7815 N. Academy Blvd. 260-6677

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. Ai Sushi/Sushi Ai 4655 Centennial Blvd. 266-5858

6552 S. Academy Blvd. 576-8855

3. Fujiyama Japanese Restaurant 22 S. Tejon St., Suite A 630-1167

Korean

1. San Chang House 3659 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 598-1707

2. Yummy Korean BBQ 4703 N. Academy Blvd. 266-9944

3. Café Banzai 230 Pueblo Ave. 227-7357

Late-Night Dining

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

110 E. Costilla St. 634-9135

2. Village Inn Multiple locations

3. Denny's Multiple locations

Local Coffee House

1. Pikes Perk Coffee & Tea Cafe Multiple locations

2. Dogtooth Coffee Company 505 E. Columbia St., #100 632-0125

3. Serranos Coffee Company 582 Hwy. 105, Monument 481-9445

7335 N. Academy Blvd. 266-0843

Local Coffee Roaster

1. Pikes Perk Coffee & Tea Cafe Multiple locations

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

3. Boulder Street Coffee Roasters 332 N. Tejon St. 577-4291

Local Pizza

1. Borriello Brothers Multiple locations

2. Louie's Pizza Multiple locations

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

Local/Regional Restaurant Chain

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

(tie) Old Chicago Multiple locations

2. Borriello Brothers Multiple locations

3. Chipotle Mexican Grill Multiple locations

Mexican

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

2. Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill 802 Village Center Drive 266-9244

9420 Briar Village Point 955-6650

3. The Loop 965 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-9344

Middle Eastern

1. Heart of Jerusalem Cafe 4587 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 685-9554

Taste of Jerusalem Cafe 15 E. Bijou St. 477-1777

2. Arabica Cafe 12 S. Tejon St. 217-2555

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

National Chain Coffee House

1. Starbucks Multiple locations

2. Dutch Brothers Coffee 301 E. Colorado Ave.

1802 E. Platte Ave.

3. It's a Grind Coffee House 9475 Briar Village Point 593-1883

15954 Jackson Creek Pkwy., Monument 481-1205

National Pizza Chain

1. Papa Murphy's Multiple locations

2. Pizza Hut Multiple locations

3. Papa John's Multiple locations

Nationwide Restaurant Chain

1. Chili's Multiple locations

2. Chipotle Mexican Grill Multiple locations

3. P.F. Chang's China Bistro 1725 Briargate Pkwy. 593-8580

Natural Foods Store

1. Whole Foods 7635 N. Academy Blvd. 531-9999

3180 New Center Point 622-1099

2. Sunflower Farmers Market 1730 Dublin Blvd. 590-8890

3. Mountain Mama Natural Foods 1625 W. Uintah St., Suite A 633-4139

New Restaurant (since July 1, 2008)

1. Five Guys Burgers & Fries 7252 N. Academy Blvd. 264-6400

2. Squeak Soda Shop 812 Village Center Drive 265-4677

(tie) Trinity Brewing Company 1466 Garden of the Gods Road 634-0029

3. Slayton's Tejon Street Grill 28A S. Tejon St. 471-2311

(formerly Slayton's Legendary Pit Barbecue)

Noodle Bowl

1. Noodles & Company 1812 Southgate Road 385-0800

5844 Barnes Road 597-4950

7234 N. Academy Blvd 264-0022

2. Saigon Cafe 20 E. Colorado Ave. 633-2888

3. Saigon Grill 3119 W. Colorado Ave. 635-0336

Overall Restaurant

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

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

3. Texas Roadhouse 595 S. Eighth St. 473-9711

3120 N. Powers Blvd. 638-8050

Pancakes

1. IHOP Multiple locations

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

3. Wade's Café 3405 N. Academy Blvd. 596-8122

Patio Dining

1. José Muldoon's 222 N. Tejon St. 636-2311

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

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

Restaurant for Carnivores

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

2. Texas Roadhouse 595 S. Eighth St. 473-9711

3120 N. Powers Blvd. 638-8050

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

Restaurant for Dessert

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

2. The Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant 733 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-0277

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

Restaurant for Herbivores

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

2. Souper Salad 1434 Kelly Johnson Blvd. 533-0614

808 Garden of the Gods Blvd. 277-0687

3636 Citadel Drive 597-6124

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

Restaurant for Kids that isn't Fast Food

1. Red Robin 1410 Jamboree Drive 598-2473

2230 Southgate Road 447-8810

3770 Bloomington St. 622-8157

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

3. Chuck E. Cheese's 5156 N. Academy Blvd. 577-7403

Restaurant for Tourists

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

2. Flying W Ranch 3330 Chuckwagon Road 598-4000

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

3. The Cliff House at Pikes Peak 306 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs 685-3000

Restaurant Wine List

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

2. Summit at The Broadmoor 19 Lake Circle 577-5896

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

Salads

1. Souper Salad 3636 Citadel Drive 597-6124

808 Garden of the Gods Road 277-0687

1434 Kelly Johnson Blvd. 533-0614

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

3. Panera Bread Multiple locations

Seafood

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

3510 New Center Point 596-9057

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

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

Smoothie

1. Jamba Juice 3730 Bloomington St. 574-8787

1708 E. Woodmen Road 598-1939

2. Keva Juice Multiple locations

3. Froots 3604 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., #110 442-1525

11605 Meridian Mkt. View, #190, Falcon 522-2590

Soups

1. Panera Bread Multiple locations

2. La Baguette French Bakery-Cafe..Multiple locations

3. Souper Salad 1434 Kelly Johnson Blvd. 533-0614

808 Garden of the Gods Road 277-0687

3636 Citadel Drive 597-6124

Steakhouse

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

2. Texas Roadhouse 595 S. Eighth St. 473-9711

3120 N. Powers Blvd. 638-8050

3. Steaksmith 3802 Maizeland Road 596-9300

Sunday Brunch

1. Lake Terrace Dining Room at The Broadmoor...1 Lake Ave. 577-5733

2. Sunbird 230 Point of the Pines Drive 598-8990

3. Cheyenne Mountain Resort 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road 800/428-8886

Sushi

1. Jun Japanese Restaurant 1760 Dublin Blvd. 531-9368

3276 Centennial Blvd 227-8690

2. Ai Sushi/Sushi Ai 4655 Centennial Blvd. 266-5858

6552 S. Academy Blvd. 576-8855

3. Tomo Sushi 975 N. Academy Blvd. 597-2422

8029 N. Academy Blvd. 277-0200

Tacqueria

1. Monica's Taco Shop 5829 Palmer Park Blvd. 597-7022

30 E. Fillmore St. 473-1996

2. La'au's Taco Shop 830 N. Tejon St., #110 578-5228

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

Take-Out

1. Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches...10 S. Tejon St. 227-7827

1035 Garden of the Gods Road 590-7827

2. Chipotle Mexican Grill Multiple locations

3. Papa Murphy's Multiple locations

Thai

1. Wild Ginger Thai Restaurant 3020 W. Colorado Ave. 634-5025

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

3. Bhan Thai 4431 Centennial Blvd. 266-1309

Vietnamese

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

2. Saigon Grill 3119 W. Colorado Ave. 635-0336

3. Saigon Springs 3408 N. Academy Blvd. 597-1175

Wait Staff

1. Bistro de Pinto 26 E. Kiowa St. 473-3538

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

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

FROLICKING

Bang-for-Your-Buck Bar

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

2. Oscar's Tejon Street 333 S. Tejon St. 471-8070

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

Bar for a Margarita

1. The Loop 965 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-9344

2. José Muldoon's 222 N. Tejon St. 636-2311

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

Bar for a Martini

1. 15C 15 E. Bijou St., Suite C 635-8303

2. Metropolitain 101 N. Tejon St., #10 302-0280

3. V Bar 19 E. Kiowa St. 471-8622

Bar for a Specialty Mixed Cocktail

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

2. 15C 15 E. Bijou St., Suite C 635-8303

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

Bar with a Smokin' Patio

1. Oscar's Tejon Street 333 S. Tejon St. 471-8070

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

(tie) Underground 110 N. Nevada Ave. 578-7771

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

Bartender

1. Dave Baumgartner, Rocket Room 230 Pueblo Ave. 447-4990

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

3. Aarron Peterson, Underground 110 N. Nevada Ave. 578-7771

Beer Selection on Tap

1. Old Chicago Multiple locations

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

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

Brew Pub

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

2. Bristol Brewing Company 1647 S. Tejon St. 633-2555

(tie) Trinity Brewing Company 1466 Garden of the Gods Road 634-0029

3. Rocky Mountain Brewery 625 Paonia St. 528-1651

Casino

1. Double Eagle Hotel and Casino 442 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek 719/689-5000

2. Bronco Billy's Casino 233 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek 719/689-2142

3. Wildwood Casino 119 Carbonate St., Cripple Creek 877/945-3963

Club DJ

1. DJ JoJo myspace.com/thedjjojo

2. DJ Brandon Lee myspace.com/thedjbrandonlee

3. DJ Serge myspace.com/srdjan_spider

Domestic Beer

1. Coors coors.com

2. Budweiser budweiser.com

3. Fat Tire newbelgium.com/beer/fat-tire

Domestic Light Beer

1. Bud Light budlight.com

2. Coors Light coorslight.com

3. Miller Lite millerlite.com

Gay Bar

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

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

3. Bijou Bar and Grill 2510 E. Bijou St. 473-5718

Happy Hour

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

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

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

Hookah Lounge

1. Hooked On Hookah 6406 N. Academy Blvd. 886-7107

2. 40 Thieves 1524 N. Academy Blvd. 591-8315

3. Abookah Hookah 1443 Acacia Drive 597-0467

4541 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 597-0467

(tie) Hookah Springs 3634 N. Citadel Drive 596-9937

Imported Beer

1. Guinness guinness.com

2. Corona corona.com

3. Dos Equis dosequis.com

(tie) Heineken heineken.com

In Store Spirits/Liquor Selection

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

2. Colorado's Liquor Outlet 1615 Briargate Blvd. 266-9300

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

In-Store Beer Selection

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

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

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

In-Store Wine Selection

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

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

3. Colorado's Liquor Outlet 1615 Briargate Blvd. 266-9300

(tie) Queen Liquor 1744 W. Uintah St. 475-1744

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

Jukebox

1. Rocket Room 230 Pueblo Ave. 447-4990

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

3. Triple Nickel Tavern 26 S. Wahsatch Ave. 477-9555

Karaoke

1. Good Company Bar and Restaurant...7625 N. Union Blvd. 528-8877

2. Dublin House 1850 Dominion Way 265-8820

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

Light Imported Beer

1. Corona Light coronalight.com

2. Amstel Light amstellight.com

3. Heineken Light heinekenlight.com

Local Cover Band

1. The Martini Shot martinishotband.net

2. Head Full of Zombies hfoz.com

3. The Jake Loggins Band thejakelogginsband.com

Local Microbrewed Beer

1. Laughing Lab, Bristol Brewing Co. 1647 S. Tejon St. 633-2555

2. Beehive, Bristol Brewing Co. 1647 S. Tejon St. 633-2555

3. Mass Transit, Bristol Brewing Co. 1647 S. Tejon St. 633-2555

Local Original Band

1. Sanguine Addiction sanguineaddiction.com

2. Grass It Up grassitup.com

2. The Jake Loggins Band thejakelogginsband.com

Local Venue for Live Music

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

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

3. Rocket Room 230 Pueblo Ave. 447-4990

Naughty Business

1. Christal's 2582 S. Academy Blvd. 393-9903

3737 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. 598-3839

2. PT's Showclub 5975 Terminal Ave. 597-2336

3. Rocket Room (burlesque night) 230 Pueblo Ave. 447-4990

Neighborhood Bar

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

2. Hondo's Sports Bar and Grill 4659 Centennial Blvd. 685-8099

3. Back East Bar and Grill 9475 Briar Village Point 264-6161

(tie) Good Company Bar and Restaurant...7625 N. Union Blvd. 528-8877

New Bar (since July 1, 2008)

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

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

3. Cowboys East 5869 Palmer Park Blvd. 638-2625

Place to Chill

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

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

3. Bristol Brewing Co. 1647 S. Tejon St. 633-2555

(tie) Hondo's Sports Bar and Grill 4659 Centennial Blvd. 685-8099

Place to Meet Men

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

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

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

Place to Meet Women

1. Ritz Grill 15 S. Tejon St. 635-8484

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

3. SoDo Night Club 527 S. Tejon St. 314-0420

Place to Two-Step

1. Cowboys Downtown 25 N. Tejon St. 596-1212

Cowboys East 5869 Palmer Park Blvd. 638-2625

2. Mill Hill Saloon 1668 S. 21st St. 632-6932

3. Carry-On Saloon 3350 N. Chestnut St. 630-5077

Sports Bar

1. Old Chicago Multiple locations

2. Indigo Joe's Sports Pub 6120 Barnes Road 302-0969

3. Champps Americana 1765 Briargate Pkwy. 548-0113

(tie) Hondo's Sports Bar and Grill 4659 Centennial Blvd. 685-8099

Upscale Bar

1. 15C 15 E. Bijou St., Suite C 635-8303

2. Metropolitain 101 N. Tejon St., #10 302-0280

3. Golden Bee at The Broadmoor 1 Lake Ave. 577-5733

Wine Bar

1. Rico's at Poor Richard's 322 N. Tejon St. 630-7723

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

3. Wine Cellar at The Mona Lisa 733 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 685-0277

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