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The 7 Best American Restaurants In Arvada

Updated: August 7, 2022

Looking for Arvada’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Arvada has to offer.

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The Arvada Tavern

American, $$, Historic Olde TownAmerican, $$Arvada, Historic Olde Town
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The Top 10 Restaurants In Arvada, Colorado

    CultureTrip, 2017
  • Eater, 2018

    Where to Eat and Drink in Arvada

    Eater, 2018

Lot One

American, $$, Five ParksAmerican, $$Arvada, Five Parks
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Mighty

American, $, Historic Olde TownAmerican, $Arvada, Historic Olde Town
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Butchery- Steaks, Chops & Seafood

American, $$$, ClubcrestAmerican, $$$Arvada, Clubcrest
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Bout Time Pub & Grub

American, $$, Far HorizionsAmerican, $$Arvada, Far Horizions
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sideways Sports Lounge

American, $, ArvadaAmerican, $Arvada
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Jim's Burger Haven

American, $, ArvadaAmerican, $Arvada
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. We pored over ratings for 7480 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Arvada and 681 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater, CultureTrip and Lyft had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Arvada, CultureTrip - The Top 10 Restaurants In Arvada, Colorado and Lyft - Top 6 Most Visited American Restaurants in Arvada to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

Hamburguesas Don Jesus, The Arvada Tavern, and Lot One are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Arvada.

Hamburguesas Don Jesus, The Arvada Tavern, and Home Cookin' Cafe are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Arvada.

The Butchery- Steaks, Chops & Seafood, Steuben's Arvada, and The Grandview Tavern and Grill are the highest-rated American restaurants for dessert in Arvada.

Hamburguesas Don Jesus, The Arvada Tavern, and Home Cookin' Cafe are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Arvada.

There are 52 American restaurants in Arvada.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for fried chicken

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for fried chicken can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Kentucky 75. This, vibrant, cocktail balances the fatty fried chicken.

  • Vieux Carre and heavy meat dish


    When considering what goes best with heavy meat dish, we recommend a glass of Vieux Carre, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


  • The perfect match for your grilled burger

    Experts suggest pairing a grilled burger with a glass of Margarita, a popular cocktail.


Did you know?

  • The first ever

    Some tasty history for you, macaroni and cheese dates back to the year 1769 when it was made in Northern Europe.

  • Worth the big bucks

    Are you a high rolling foody? Then you might want to check out Tokyo Dog in Seattle. Ask for the Juuni Ban. At $169 it is the most expensive hot dog in the world.

  • A 2012-record from The United States

    On September 2, 2012, The United States’s American fans celebrated a new world record by the hamburger, weighing 2,014 pounds.

Parking information

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Arvada. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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