Craving New American food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top New American spots around Colorado Springs, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

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1. Shuga's

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First on the list is Shuga's. Located at 702 S. Cascade Ave. in central, it is the most popular New American restaurant in Colorado Springs, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,125 reviews on Yelp.

2. Garden of the Gods Market and Cafe

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Next up is Garden of the Gods Market and Cafe, situated at 410 S. 26th St. With 4.5 stars out of 691 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Carlos' Bistro

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Carlos' Bistro, located at 1025 S. 21st St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Zagat-rated restaurant 4.5 stars out of 253 reviews.

4. 3.14 Sweet & Savory Pi Bar

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3.14 Sweet & Savory Pi Bar in northwest is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 203 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5152 Centennial Blvd. to see for yourself.

Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Sundays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the Colorado Springs area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of online reputation management and business analytics for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants grew to 53 per business on Sundays, compared to 32 daily transactions on average on Mondays.

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