The Fourth of July is only a couple of days away, which means it's time to think about how you're going to celebrate. Specifically, where to find those classic foods that scream read, white and blue.
In the spirit of freedom, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find Denver's top all-American dining destinations, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list of options.
Sure, they’re not native to either the United States or the old British colonies, but few things seem more American than that summer staple, the hot dog. Denver, we’ve got ideas on that.
1. Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs
Topping the list is Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs. Located at 2148 Larimer St. in Five Points, the spot to score hot dogs and more is the most popular hot dog spot in Denver, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,206 reviews on Yelp.
2. Steve's Snappin' Dogs
Next up is City Park's Steve's Snappin' Dogs, situated at 3525 E. Colfax Ave. With four stars out of 382 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score hot dogs has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Mustard's Last Stand
The University's Mustard's Last Stand, located at 2081 S. University Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the traditional American and vegan spot, which offers hot dogs and more, four stars out of 194 reviews.
If you're craving classic American food like meatloaf, hamburgers or mac and cheese, consider a celebratory Fourth of July meal at one of Denver's top traditional American restaurants.
1. To The Wind Bistro
Topping the list is To The Wind Bistro. Located at 3333 E. Colfax Ave. in City Park, the traditional American spot is the highest-rated traditional American restaurant in Denver, boasting 4.5 stars out of 221 reviews on Yelp.
2. The Hornet
Next up is Speer's The Hornet, situated at 76 Broadway. With four stars out of 656 reviews on Yelp, the traditional American spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. FNG Restaurant
West Highland's FNG Restaurant, located at 3940 W. 32nd Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the traditional American spot four stars out of 160 reviews.
A solid option that conjures the feeling of the open road, one of these beloved Denver diners can serve up grub that'll have you singing "God Bless America" in no time.
1. Nick's Diner
Topping the list is Nick's Diner. Located at 3743 Federal Blvd. in West Highland, the diner is the highest-rated diner in Denver, boasting four stars out of 63 reviews on Yelp.
2. 20th Street Café
Next up is Five Points's 20th Street Café, situated at 1123 20th St. With four stars out of 175 reviews on Yelp, the diner has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Newbarry's Family Restaurant
Ruby Hill's Newbarry's Family Restaurant, located at 2995 W. Jewell Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the diner four stars out of 33 reviews.