Highest-rated cheap eats in Denver, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Denver, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Denver that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. El Taco De Mexico

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (109 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Address: 714 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204-4429
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#29. Fat Sully's Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (141 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 3237 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1711
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#28. Red Rooster Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (58 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 5761 Washington St, Denver, CO 80216-1321
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#27. Pizzeria Locale - Broadway

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (117 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Address: 550 N Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
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#26. Rosenberg's Bagels

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (118 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 725 E 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80205-3119
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#25. FelFel Mediterranean R

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (78 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 4401 S Tamarac Pkwy, Denver, CO 80237-2401
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#24. Sweet Action Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (120 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 52 Broadway St., Denver, CO
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#23. Torchys Tacos

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (147 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 1085 N Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
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#22. Liks Ice Cream Parlor

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (98 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 2039 E 13th Ave, Denver, CO 80206-2003
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#21. Sweet Cow

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (79 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 3475 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211-3103
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#20. Cheba Hut Toasted Subs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (121 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1531 Champa Street, Denver, CO 80204
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#19. Pho 95

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (112 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 1401 S Federal Blvd Denver, Denver, CO 80219-4720
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#18. Pigtrain

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (142 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Address: 1701 Wynkoop St Union Station, Denver, CO 80202-1047
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#17. Pho-natic

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (140 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 229 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1715
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#16. Snarf's Sandwiches

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (143 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 891 14th St Champa between 14th and 15th, Denver, CO 80202-3256
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#15. Bonnie Brae Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (130 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 799 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80209-4722
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#14. Corner Bakery Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (312 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 500 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4259
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#13. Tattered Cover Coffee Shop - Historic LoDo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (109 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea
- Address: 1628 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-1308
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#12. Maria Empanada - South Broadway

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (165 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Latin, Argentinean
- Address: 1298 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210-1504
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#11. Pete's Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (340 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Greek
- Address: 1962 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206-1302
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#10. Menya Noodle Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (129 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Asian
- Address: 951 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-2938
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#9. Modern Market Eatery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (262 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 900 16th St, Denver, CO 80202
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#8. Milkbox Ice Creamery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (174 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1047
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#7. Illegal Pete's - LoDo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (298 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 1610 16th St, Denver, CO 80202
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#6. Mad Greens

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (191 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Healthy
- Address: 1600 Stout St, Denver, CO 80202-3160
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#5. Voodoo Doughnut

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (639 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 1520 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218-2582
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#4. Sam's No. 3

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3,112 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Southwestern
- Address: 1500 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80202-2343
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#3. Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (397 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 2148 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205-2017
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#2. Little Man Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (709 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 2620 16th St, Denver, CO 80211-3936
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#1. Tocabe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (334 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 44th Avenue and Lowell Avenue, Denver, CO 80211
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