Explore the 4 most popular spots in Denver's Hampden neighborhood

Explore the 4 most popular spots in Denver's Hampden neighborhood
The Bagel Deli & Restaurant. | Photo: MinhTho N. /Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 27, 2020.

Spending time in Hampden? Get to know this Denver neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a deli to a nail salon and spa.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Hampden, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. The Bagel Deli & Restaurant

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Topping the list is deli and breakfast and brunch spot The Bagel Deli & Restaurant, which offers bagels and more. Located at 6439 E. Hampden Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 704 reviews on Yelp. 

In business for 53 years, the menu features classic deli options like an everything bagel with lox and cream cheese, homemade matzo ball soup and a Reuben sandwich on marble rye. There's also a fried apple knish, potato pancakes and noodle kugel.

2. Kung Fu Tea

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Next is Kung Fu Tea, a spot to score coffee, bubble tea, juices and smoothies, situated at 6365 E. Hampden Ave., Suite 102. With 4.5 stars out of 243 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

This New York City chain specializes in made-to-order tea and milk and fruit-based beverages. Choose from a wide selection of drink toppings, including bubbles, beans, jellies and pudding.

3. Santiago's

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Mexican spot Santiago's is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 6365 E. Hampden Ave., Suite 101, four stars out of 101 reviews. 

On the menu, expect to find popular items like chile rellenos, tacos al pastor and a carnitas plate. Also, try the smothered tamales and enchiladas, made with beef and three cheeses.

4. Etoile Nails & Spa

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Etoile Nails & Spa, a nail salon, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 88 Yelp reviews. Head over to 6460 E. Yale Ave., Unit E50, to see for yourself. 

The spa offers high quality manicures and pedicures. Specialty services include non-acrylic LCN Gel artificial nails and cosmetic toenail reconstruction, according to the business' Yelp page. 

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