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The Austin-based icon is coming to Colorado – and the crowd goes wild

There’s no doubt a rivalry between Austin, Tex. and Denver, as they both assert they’re the coolest cities in the country. But there’s also some nice trade deals that the two cities have established when it comes to culinary imports and exports. While we handed off Snooze in 2015, we got Torchy’s, will get Uchi in 2018, and later this spring, Chuy’s is making its way to Denver, as well.

After receiving countless requests, the Tex-Mex team finally gave in and the award-winning brand will coming to Colorado this June.

On the Chuy’s (Westminster, CO) Facebook, one fan wrote:

Finally, "in Colorado been saying this for years they're going to make so much money here now just bring it south to Littleton or Highlands Ranch ... im drooling just thinking of it . #thankyouchuy's"

The new restaurant will be at 6595 W. 104th Avenue. Though each location is distinctive from the rest, Chuy’s is known for its funky decor, such as the custom Elvis shrine in every dining room, and framed photos of local canines adorning the bars.

Founded in 1982, Chuy’s has grown its brand dramatically, taking their stock public in 2012, and since opening dozens of locations across the country.

The menu includes authentic dishes, featuring hand-rolled tortillas made fresh all day, every day on a traditional comal. Customer favorites include the stuffed chile rellenos, chicka-chicka boom-boom enchiladas and the famous creamy jalapeño.

Happy hour runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and its more than just the drink specials that draw the crowds, but the complimentary fully loaded, build-your-own nacho bar. Margaritas are made with fresh-squeezed lime juice and hand-shaken Texas martinis are a

A tip for when Chuy’s Westminster opens: Act like you own the place and order the Chuy gooey off the unwritten menu with a side of creamy jalapeño ranch. This layered Mexican dip with refried beans, ground sirloin, quest, guacamole, sour cream and more.

Chuy's

6595 W 104th Ave, Westminster, CO 80020, USA

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