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“Tried to go”
Review of Shuga's Restaurant

Shuga's Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 1,438 Restaurants in Colorado Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$13
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours
Description: Established in 2001. Shuga's was created by Alexius Weston as a place to hang out with great food and really inventive cocktails. She had just come from the Northwest area of the country and wanted to create a cool space where she felt comfortable. Initially focusing on Vivace espresso as a delicious mainstay, the place soon morphed into serving amazing paninis, salads, and the out-of-this-world Brazilian Coconut Shrimp Soup. The infusion of Lavender Martinis and cocktails created with care helped launch Shuga's into the forefront of the local Colorado Springs food scene.
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Tried to go”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

We had seen such good reviews and the menu looked awesome. We always like to try new restaurants that aren't chains when we travel. We went by twice during our stay and both times the sign said open but it was closed with chairs on top of the tables. It had a small front patio and a larger one in back. It looked like a fun place to be. Wish we could have eaten there.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Always a favorite!”
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I make sure to eat at Shuga's whenever I am in town. The lavender lemonade is delicious and I have never been disappointed with the food. The indoors seating can be a bit noisy and cramped at times, but it is definitely worth it. The outside seating is lovely when the weather is right. I've had several soups here that are wonderful! Parking can be a challenge when they are especially busy.

  • Visited May 2014
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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Such an unexpected treat”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We were told to try this place and were SO glad for the recommendation. We got there between lunch and dinner so it was quiet. We sat on the patio and enjoyed one of the most pleasant eating experiences! Great service, reasonable prices and unique delicious food. Yes, the cafe sampler was amazing! Will return!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Linda S
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Vermont
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165 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great food and drinks”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Shuga's does everything right, and you won't be disappointed. Portions are not large, but the food is excellent. I love the sandwiches and always get a side of Brazilian Coconut Soup. The drinks are great also and there is a vibrant late evening/night scene. A must stop in Colorado Springs.

  • Visited April 2014
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Chipita Park, Colorado
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Believe it!”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Believe all the hype from the other reviews. Been wanting to try it for a long time and finally dropped in for lunch last week. It was as good or better than my expectations. Sat at the bar and had great service. All the employees seemed to love their job. Love the "Austin" vibe too. Can't wait to try dinner there one of these nights when the weather warms up and can try the patio.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Timothy P
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