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UVC, as well as several stores within the shopping center, have received the Gazette's 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Best of The Springs awards! UVC certainly is a unique shopping experience with many great choices for shopping and dining.  We are growing stronger every day with our fantastic line-up of stores that already makes UVC one of the Best of the Springs!
 

Best of the Springs 2017             
            Gazette Best of the Springs
                              2017

            University Village Colorado
          Best Shopping Center - Silver


Congratulations to the following UVC Tenants!
 
Gold:

Bonefish Grill - Best Fish Taco
                      - Best Happy Hour
                      - Best Seafood
Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato - Best Gelato
Keva Juice - Best Smoothie
Kohl's - Best Department Store
Lowe's - Best Hardware Store
Nothing Bundt Cakes - Best Cake
Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Best Breakfast
                                                - Best Huevos Rancheros
                                                - Best Restaurant Service
Panera Bread - Best Soup
Smashburger - Best Fries
Trader Joe's - Best New Store
Veda Salon & Spa - Best Hair Salon

Silver:

Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Best Chef, Chef Justin Castor
Hacienda Colorado - Best Fish Taco
Kohl's - Best Women's Fashion
Noodles & Company - Best Pasta
Trader Joe's - Best Supermarket
University Village Colorado - Best Shopping Center

Bronze:

Christy Sports - Best Ski Shop
The Colorado Running Company - Best Shoe Store
The Cowboy Star Restaurant & Butcher Shop - Best Butcher

Hacienda Colorado - Best Al Fresco
                                - Best Mexican
Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Best Sunday Brunch
Petco - Best Pet Store
Rocket Fizz - Best Candy Shop
Which Wich - Best Subs

Special note that some tenants received multiple designations:

Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Best Breakfast (Gold)
With 5                                        Best Chef, Justin Castor (Silver)
                                                  Best Huevos Rancheros (Gold)
                                                  Best Restaurant Service (Gold)
                                                  Best Sunday Brunch (Bronze)

Hacienda Colorado                   Best Al Fresco (Bronze)
With 3                                        Best Fish Taco (Silver)
                                                  Best Mexican (Bronze)

Bonefish Grill                             Best Fish Taco (Gold)
With 3                                        Best Happy Hour (Gold)
                                                  Best Seafood (Gold)

Trader Joe’s                              Best New Store (Gold)
With 2                                        Best Supermarket (Silver)

Kohl’s                                         Best Department Store (Gold)
With 2                                        Best Women’s Fashion (Silver)

 

 



University Village Colorado Shopping Center

            Best of the Springs
                     2016

     University Village Colorado
   Best Shopping Center - Silver


 

Gold:

Bonefish Grill - Best Fish Taco
                       - Best Seafood
Hacienda Colorado - Best Al Fresco
Nothing Bundt Cakes - Best Cake
Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Best Bartender, Jason O'Sullivan
                                               - Best Breakfast
                                               - Best Huevos Rancheros
                                               - Best Restaurant Service
                                               - Best Sunday Brunch
Kohl's - Best Department Store
           - Best Women's Fashion

Silver:

The Colorado Running Company - Best Shoe Store
Costco - Best Hot Dog
The Cowboy Star Restaurant & Butcher Shop - Best New Restaurant
Hacienda Colorado - Best Margarita
                                - Best Mexican
Il Vicino - Best Pizza
Lowe's - Best Hardware Store
Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Best Chef, Justin Caster
Petco - Best Pet Store
Trader Joe's - Best Health Food
                     - Best Supermarket
University Village Colorado - Best Shopping Center
Veda Salon & Spa - Best Hair Salon
                              - Best Day Spa

Bronze:

Christy Sports - Best Ski Shop
Costco - Best Eyeglasses
            - Best Supermarket
Hacienda Colorado - Best Fish Taco
                                - Best Food with a View
                                - Best Green Chili
Panera Bread - Best French Onion Soup
                       - Best Sandwich
Starbuck's - Best Coffee Shop

A special note of those tenants who won multiple designations:

Hacienda Colorado - Best Al Fresco (Gold)
with 6                       - Best Margarita (Silver)
                                - Best Mexican (Silver)
                                - Best Fish Taco (Bronze)
                                - Best Food with a View (Bronze)
                                - Best Green Chili (Bronze)

Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Best Bartender, Jason O'Sullivan (Gold)
with 6                                      - Best Breakfast (Gold)
                                               - Best Huevos Rancheros (Gold)
                                               - Best Restaurant Service (Gold)
                                               - Best Sunday Brunch (Gold)
                                               - Best Chef, Chef Justin Caster (Silver)

Costco - Best Hot Dog (Silver)
with 3   - Best Eyeglasses (Bronze)
            - Best Supermarket (Bronze)

Bonefish Grill - Best Fish Taco (Gold)
with 2             - Best Seafood (Gold)   

Kohl's - Best Department Store (Gold)
with 2 - Best Women's Fashion (Gold)

Panera Bread - Best French Onion Soup (Bronze)
with 2              - Best Sandwich (Bronze)

Trader Joe's - Best Health Food (Silver)
with 2           - Best Supermarket (Silver)

Veda Salon & Spa - Best Hair Salon (Silver)
with 2                     - Best Day Spa (Silver)

 


 

Shopping in Colorado Springs

 
 Gazette Best of the Springs
                 2015

 University Village Colorado
 Best Shopping Center

Congratulations to the following UVC tenants!

Gold:

  • Bonefish Grill - Fish Taco
  • Bonefish Grill - Seafood
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill - Burritos
  • Costco - Hot Dog
  • Hacienda Colorado - Mexican
  • Kohl's - Department Store
  • Kohl's - Women's Fashions
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes - Cake
  • Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Breakfast
  • Trader Joe's - New Store
  • Veda Salon & Spa - Hair Salon

Silver:

  • BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse - Casual Dining
  • The Colorado Running Company - Shoe Store
  • Costco - Eyeglasses
  • Hacienda Colorado - Fish Taco
  • Hacienda Colorado - Margarita
  • Il Vicino - Pizza
  • Lowe's Home Improvement - Hardware Store
  • Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Sunday Brunch
  • Petco - Pet Store
  • Starbucks - Coffee Shop
  • Trader Joe's - Supermarket
  • Trader Joe's - Health Food Store
  • University Village Colorado - Shopping Center
  • Veda Salon & Spa - Day Spa

Bronze:

  • Hacienda Colorado - Food With a View
  • Hacienda Colorado - Green Chili
  • Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Huevos Rancheros
  • Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery - Restaurant Service
  • Panera Bread - French Onion Soup
  • Smashburger - Burger
  • The Springs Modern Dentistry - Dental Practice

Additional Expert Picks:

  • Living Wall - Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery
  • Buy, Sell, Trade & Make a Difference in the World - Seven Status
  • Making Shopping for Veggies Fun - Trader Joe's

 

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 When we say you’ll enjoy some of the best that Colorado Springs has to offer, we’re not kidding! UVC businesses were well represented in The Colorado Springs Independent's Best of 2010 Awards. And the winners are . . . (in alphabetical order)

Best of 2010 Awards

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Restaurant
Best Take-out 

Glacier Homemade Ice Cream 
& Gelato

Best Ice Cream/Gelato (3rd)

Keva Juice

Best Smoothie

Locals Barbershop

Best Barbershop
Best Value Hair Cut (3rd)
Best Place to See Emerging Artists 

Panera Bread

Best Bread
Best Salad (2nd)
Best Soup 

Smashburger

Best Burger (3rd)

Tan Your Hide

Best Tanning Salon

Veda Salon & Spa

Best Day Spa 
Best Hair Salon
Best Nail Salon
Best Earth-Lovin' Business (2nd)