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Shuga's Restaurant

702 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-4004
+1 719-328-1412
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp soup” (31 reviews)
“almond cake” (19 reviews)
“sandwich” (31 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
702 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-4004
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I just love the vibe here: Casual, artsy,gourmet. I wanted my daughter to try the Brazilian spicy shrimp soup and she loved it too. I shamelessly asked the waitress if they would share the recipe, but she laughed and said no. Oh well. Paired with...More

Thank U1999QHlindaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for lunch and stumbled across this place in what I guess is a residential neighborhood in Colorado Springs. I guess you could call it an "alternative neighborhood restaurant." Whatever you call it, it was very simple, very informal, and quite nice. We...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with a friend as we were on spring break. Have a friend that has talked about it for so long, decided had to try. Took one of the reviewers advice and had a cocktail with lavender. Delicious! Also had the smoked salmon pita...More

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This was a fun little out of the way local place. The Cuban mojo sandwich and shrimp soup are winners. Make sure to save room to share the almond butter cake. It was refreshing, not too sweet, and delicious. The staff was very efficient, friendly...More

Thank Defawyna M
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had heard good things and were not disappointed on our first visit. Nice, interesting cocktail menu. Great service - one of our servers had worked there since it opened years ago. The sample platter (Shuga's favorites) offered a good selection with a little salad,...More

1  Thank MoBBQ
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

When in town I am coming back to this eclectic restaurant! Had the cuban with bacon jalapeño mac n cheese, they were wonderful! At 2pm it was full and a bit noisy

Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Just went there for lunch during the week. sandwich & soup. Very good! I would recommend it to anyone.

Thank RowE59
Reviewed 30 January 2018

It is a fun and different place to go. not the same ol' We didn't eat, but the drinks were reasonably priced. We had a good time.

Thank 980phaedrah
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Love their cocktails with lavendar. Tappas are great here and fun place to go for lunch or happy hour. Quaint place in old house

1  Thank Sandeew18
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This a fun and unique place to go on a date night! Try the spicy shrimp soup! Amazing! I listed my top 10 places to eat in Colorado Springs on my blog and Kathryn Egly dot com

Thank Ted E
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Questions & Answers
29 December 2016|
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Response from Jen H |
I believe they do have gluten free. I know that Coquettes gluten free bakery will be moving in a block away from Shugas.
Lona W
3 October 2016|
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Response from Hollingmorris | Reviewed this property |
There is outdoor seating, but it's more of a funky than swanky vibe. Yes, you can see the mountains.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-4004
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-328-1412
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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.
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