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The 7 Best American Restaurants In Lakewood

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Lakewood? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Lakewood eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Yabby Hut

Creole, Northeast LakewoodCreoleLakewood, Northeast Lakewood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

240 Union Restaurant

American, $$$, LakewoodAmerican, $$$Lakewood
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The 10 Best Restaurants In Lakewood, Colorado

    CultureTrip, 2017

Wings & Burgers To Go

American, LakewoodAmericanLakewood
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.0

Reddy Claws

Creole, $$, LakewoodCreole, $$Lakewood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Teller's Taproom & Kitchen

American, $$, LakewoodAmerican, $$Lakewood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Colorado Mills

American, $$$, LakewoodAmerican, $$$Lakewood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated


American, $$, BelmarAmerican, $$Lakewood, Belmar
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 681 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip and Three Best Rated, 7480 Lakewood restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In Lakewood, Colorado and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Steak Houses in Lakewood, CO. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Recurring questions

MAD Greens - Lakewood and Modern Market Eatery are the highest-rated vegan-friendly American restaurants in Lakewood.

There are 76 American restaurants in Lakewood.

Carnation Restaurant, 240 Union Restaurant, and Yanna's Cafe are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Lakewood.

240 Union Restaurant, The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Colorado Mills, and Tstreet are the highest-rated American restaurants for dessert in Lakewood.

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Colorado Mills, Hits The Spot Diner, and Foothills Grill are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Lakewood.

Drink pairing tips

  • A great drink pairing for fried chicken

    Knowing what to pair with 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.

  • The ideal pairing for barbecue

    When having barbecue, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Zinfandel, a popular red wine.

  • Vieux Carre and heavy meat dish

    When considering how to best enjoy your heavy meat dish, we would highlight how well a glass of Vieux Carre complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.

Did you know?

  • Worth every penny?

    The mac and cheese which costs $200, can be ordered at the Barton G.

  • Most corned beef hash ever?

    Are you a fan of corned beef hash? The current record for eating the most corned beef hash is 4 pounds! Do you love corned beef hash enough to beat this record?

  • A long-held tradition

    A trip to The United States is incomplete without having tried the local pecan pie, a national classic!

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. 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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