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The 8 Best Lunch Spots In Golden

Updated: May 2, 2022

With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Golden. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Golden’s best lunches. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

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El Callejon

Latin, $, GoldenLatin, $Golden
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

    Where to Eat and Drink in Golden

    Eater, 2017

Bob's Atomic Burgers

American, $, GoldenAmerican, $Golden
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

    Where to Eat and Drink in Golden

    Eater, 2017

D'deli

American, $$, GoldenAmerican, $$Golden
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

    Where to Eat and Drink in Golden

    Eater, 2017

Woody's Woodfired Pizza & Watering Hole

Pizza, $$, GoldenPizza, $$Golden
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

    Where to Eat and Drink in Golden

    Eater, 2017

Xicamiti La Taquería Bistro

Mexican, $, GoldenMexican, $Golden
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Grateful Bread Company

Bakery, $$, GoldenBakery, $$Golden
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Bonfire Burritos

Mexican, $, GoldenMexican, $Golden
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Colorado + 49 Cidery & Pub

New American, $$, GoldenNew American, $$Golden
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Golden. We analyzed 7480 Golden restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Golden restaurant reviews, and 681 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Golden. 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. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Questions & answers

Xicamiti La Taquería Bistro, Nick's Cafe, and Bonfire Burritos are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Golden.

Xicamiti La Taquería Bistro, Woody's Woodfired Pizza & Watering Hole, and Bono's Italian Restaurant are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick up meal in Golden.

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Golden are Xicamiti La Taquería Bistro, Nick's Cafe and Bonfire Burritos.

Xicamiti La Taquería Bistro, Bonfire Burritos, and El Callejon are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for take-out in Golden.

The highest-rated restaurants in Golden for group lunches are Xicamiti La Taquería Bistro, Bonfire Burritos, and Woody's Woodfired Pizza & Watering Hole.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Cilantro Chile Cooler with banh mi

    To elevate your banh mi experience, we recommend some Cilantro Chile Cooler to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • Kabinett and banh mi


    Experts suggest pairing banh mi with a glass of sweet Kabinett, a white wine that cools the jalapeno with the sweetness of the wine.


  • A next-level match for pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    Experts recommend pairing a pork ribs with a barbecue rub with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • All about seafood

    seafood lovers in The United States indulge in seafood come October to celebrate National Seafood Month.

  • The world record from Thailand

    The seafood stick dates back to 2005 with an impressive record of 4 feet in length and 9 feet in diameter, accomplishment by Pacific Fish Processing Co. Ltd in Thailand.

  • Expensive taste

    The most expensive lasagna costs a whopping$100! Would you be willing to pay$100 for a fancy Diamond and Gold lasagna?

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. If you want to avoid the struggle, our partners at SpotHero help you reserve a parking spot digitally before you even leave for your destination.

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