10 More Restaurants In Colorado That Don't Look Like Much... But WOW, They're Good.
Here in the Centennial State, we appreciate the art of finding hidden gem restaurants in Colorado. Oftentimes, these are the restaurants that are the most impressive, as they focus less on external decor and more on the food itself. And we know that there’s nothing like locally-sourced produce, family recipes, and creative cooking. You might remember an earlier article we published outlining 10 of the most unsuspecting, yet most delicious restaurants in Colorado. Did you think the list stopped there? Not even close. Today, we will be looking at 12 more of the best hidden gem restaurants in Colorado. So load up the car with your family, and don’t forget your appetite!
Which Colorado restaurant has your favorite food? Let us know in the comments! Did any of your favorite hidden gem restaurants in Colorado miss the list? Be sure to tell us all about them, too!
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What's the most famous restaurant in Colorado?
Colorado is home to a diverse array of dining restaurants, from hole-in-the-wall eateries to upscale and swanky restaurants. Each of them is unique in their own way, and you could easily dedicate a lifetime to exploring all of Colorado's culinary delights. If you're curious about the most famous restaurant in Colorado, there are actually a few worth checking out. These include the Buckhorn Exchange, Charlie Brown's Bar & Grill, My Brother's Bar, Sam's No. 3, 740 Front, Minturn Saloon, the Red Onion, Bastien's Restaurant, Gaetano's, the Cherry Cricket, the Fort Restaurant, Flagstaff House, and the Gold Hill Inn. How many of these famous and iconic restaurants have you visited?
Where can I eat in Colorado that only the locals know about?
When visiting Colorado, it's important to do all the touristy things, if only because of the popularity. However, there's a good chance you may grow weary of the crowds and decide to venture to the off-the-beaten-path destinations and little-known haunts. If you're curious to visit a restaurant that only the locals know about, there are a few that belong on your radar. These places include Four by Brother Luck, Blackbelly and Santo, Bar Dough, Casa Bonita (to be fair, this is definitely a tourist trap, but well-worth at least seeing!), Carlo's Bistro, the Broadmoor, Hearthstone in Breckenridge, Rubio's Coastal Grill, GB Fish and Chips, Bamboo Sushi, Denver Biscuit Company, Sweet Cow, Larkburger, and Snooze Eatery.
Does Colorado have any hidden gems?
The food scene isn't the only way to discover hidden gems in Colorado. The Centennial State has a wide array of wonderful, whimsical, and downright weird hidden gems you should check out. Some of these include Pearl Lake State Park, Wheeler Geologic Area, Blue Lake in the Rawah Wilderness Area, Last Dollar Road, Conejos River Valley, Lost Creek Wilderness, Pikes Peak Summit House, Linger Eatuary, Swetsville Zoo, Canyons of the Ancients, Fifty-Two 80's, and the Paint Mines Interpretive Park. Speaking of Paint Mines Interpretive Park, it can be found in El Paso County and remains a hidden gem even among locals. It's here that visitors can admire delicate rock formations and breathtaking scenery as they explore the park's trail systems.