10 Best Places in Denver for Lunch

Diana Rowe

By , Local Expert, Denver
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Lunch in Denver is either a quick fix, leisurely business lunch, or a reason to dine out and enjoy the sunny Mile High City. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Denver and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find the opportunity to enjoy up-and-coming chefs at Assignments thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat the New York Deli News, deliver Big Apple deli sandwiches to Denver.

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    • Cuisine: American, Ethnic
    • Average Main Course Price: $11
    • Neighborhood: South Denver

    Local Expert Tip: "The best kept secret in the heart of the Design District, and an excellent opportunity to taste up-and-coming chef creations."


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    Maggiano's - Denver Pavilions

    Local Expert Tip: "Reservations highly recommended. The soup & salad combination are the perfect lunch. Choose my favorite the Tuscan Sausage & Orzo Soup with any one of Maggiano's salads: Italian Tossed, Caesar, Spinach, Maggiano's or Chopped. "


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    The Briarwood Inn

    Local Expert Tip: "A top Golden lunch spot for businesspersons, the Briarwoods' signature appetizer is the shareable Briarwood Appetizer Tray with shrimp cocktail, blended port wine cheddar cheese, spinach mousseline, liver pate, olive tapenade, salmon butter, cracker basket."

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    The Market

    Local Expert Tip: "Sandwiches and salads are superb, but do save room for their yummy desserts!"

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    Paramount Cafe

    Local Expert Tip: "One of the 16th Street Mall's best places to people watch is on the patio of Paramount Cafe."

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    New York Deli News

    • Cuisine: American, Deli
    • Average Main Course Price: $9
    • Neighborhood: South Denver

    Local Expert Tip: "When you're on a time crunch and don't want to sacrifice taste, the New York Deli News is the perfect solution. A Denver delicatessen since 1989, their Incredible Triple Decker Combination Sandwiches are, well, incredible!"

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    Biker Jim's Gourmet Hot Dogs

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're really hankering for a Biker Jim's Dog, call ahead to confirm his location."

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    Landry's Seafood House

    • Cuisine: American, Seafood
    • Average Main Course Price: $22
    • Neighborhood: Englewood

    Local Expert Tip: "Landry's Avocado Lump Crab Salad gives you the best of both worlds -- greens and fresh seafood!"

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    La Sandia Stapleton

    • Cuisine: Mexican
    • Average Main Course Price: $30
    • Neighborhood: Stapleton / Northfield

    Local Expert Tip: "Save on their $6.95 lunch deal, choice of any 2 Mexican favorites -- tacos or enchiladas -- served with rice, beans,chips & salsa. If you don't have to return to the office, their fresh Pomegranate Margaritas are out of this world!"




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