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The 10 Best Fast Food Restaurants In Denver

Updated: May 2, 2022

Do you ever get hangry? Do yourself a favor and avoid the rage with these great fast food options in Denver. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Denver’s best fast food. Feel like a classic Indian or Chinese takeout? How about a hot dog on the go? These spots have you covered.

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American, $$, City Park WestAmerican, $$Denver, City Park West
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Brasserie Brixton

French, ColeFrenchDenver, Cole
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020

Owlbear Barbecue

American, $$, Five PointsAmerican, $$Denver, Five Points
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

Lowdown Brewery + Kitchen

New American, $$, Capitol HillNew American, $$Denver, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2016

    Guide to This Week's Great American Beer Festival Tappings

    Eater, 2016

Chop Shop Casual Urban Eatery Colfax

American, $$, HaleAmerican, $$Denver, Hale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2015

    The 8 Hottest New Burgers in Denver

    Zagat, 2015
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

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Hops & Pie

Pizza, $$, BerkeleyPizza, $$Denver, Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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    Eater, 2016

The Blazing Chicken Shack II

American, $, Northeast Park HillAmerican, $Denver, Northeast Park Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020

Mercantile Dining & Provision

American, $$$, Union StationAmerican, $$$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2015

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    Zagat, 2015
  • Zagat, 2017

    A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Denver

    Zagat, 2017

Maria Empanada

Latin, $, Platt ParkLatin, $Denver, Platt Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2016

    Denver Neighborhood Smackdown: Best Brunches, Burgers & More

    Zagat, 2016
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

Tarasco's

Mexican, $, Athmar ParkMexican, $Denver, Athmar Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2016

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    Zagat, 2016

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Denver. We pored over ratings for 7480 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Denver and 681 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and Zagat had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - Guide to This Week's Great American Beer Festival Tappings, Eater - Denver’s Iconic Dishes and Zagat - A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Denver. 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. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

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