Explore the 4 top spots in Aurora's Heather Ridge neighborhood

Explore the 4 top spots in Aurora's Heather Ridge neighborhood
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By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Visiting Heather Ridge, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Aurora neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Russian restaurant to a nail salon.

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

1. The Bent Fork Grill

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Topping the list is New American spot The Bent Fork Grill. Located at 12191 E. Iliff Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 422 reviews on Yelp.

On the menu, look for sandwiches and pasta dishes as well as entrees like Greek meatloaf, salmon fish and chips, baby back ribs and pot roast. Beer (including local craft brews), wine and cocktails are also available. 

2. Masha and the Bear

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Next up is Russian spot Masha and the Bear, situated at 12101 E. Iliff Ave., Suite M. With 4.5 stars out of 119 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

The restaurant serves classic Russian and Eastern European meals such as borscht, beef stroganoff, cabbage meat rolls and drankiki (potato pancakes). Lunch specials are available daily from noon–4 p.m. 

3. Jordan's Barbershop

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Jordan's Barbershop, which serves men of all ages, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 13697 E. Iliff Ave., four stars out of 20 reviews.

In addition to hair washing, cutting and styling services, the grooming spot also offers tattoos and shaves.

4. My Nails & Spa

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My Nails & Spa, a nail salon, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with five stars out of 15 Yelp reviews. Head over to 12253 E. Iliff Ave., Unit A to see for yourself. 

Besides a full range of nail services, facial and body waxing services are also available. 

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