After the anticipated opening of chef Enrique Socarras' Revelry Kitchen at the edge of the Berkeley and Highlands neighborhoods, it makes even more sense to talk about churros in Denver. For the unfortunate souls who haven't had the pleasure of trying the sweet treats, churros are a popular snack in Spain, Mexico, Portugal and the Southwestern portion of the U.S.. They are often freshly fried and sold piping hot by street vendors. Straight or spiraled, with or without a sprinkling of cinnamon or sugar, dipped in chocolate or fruit-filled, these tasty doughnut cousins are making a statement in the dessert scene in Denver.Read More
A Guide to Finding Churros in Denver
Here's where to get the indulgent sugar-dusted fried pastry.
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For the most part, Bones is the place for a noodle craving – udon, ramen, and others in between. But Bones' not-so-secret dessert is an outrageous churro ice cream sandwich, sure to satisfy the sweetest of sweet teeth.
D Bar Denver
The D in D Bar stands for drinks, dining, and dessert. So you can see, they saved the best for last, especially if you test out the Ch Ch Ch Churros. This menu item is made to order, slathered in cinnamon sugar and paired with a chocolate dipping sauce and homemade vanilla ice cream.
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El Chingon Mexican Bistro
Serving authentic, south-of-the-border style cuisine, the recipes at El Chingon are more than 60 years old, and still remain fresh and relevant. Finish off the simple rustic food and choose a churro, or two.
Serving for nearly 40 years and with five locations around the Denver area, Las Delicias' desserts include sopapillas, fried ice cream, and of course, churros.
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Chef Enrique Socarras, who put Cuba Cuba on Denver's dining map years ago, recently opened Revelry Kitchen in the former Indulge space. The pastry and sous-chef, Letisha Steele, who most recently worked at WaterCourse Foods, concocted attractive desserts, including her churro donuts dusted with cinnamon sugar with filled with chocolate ganache.
Tacos Tequila Whiskey
From food truck fame to a brick and mortar boom, Tacos Tequila Whiskey (formerly Pinche Taco) takes a modern twist on authentic street tacos. House made churros with Mexican hot chocolate dipping sauce end the meal on the right note.
Torres Mexican Restaurant
From traditional Mexican dishes like burritos and empanadas to contemporary dishes like the spicy nacho special, Torres brings the mass appeal to Mexican cuisine. The dessert menu is nothing to sneeze at, try the ice cream, tasty pastries or a churro.
Bringing Latin and Asian cuisines together, the balanced dishes at Zengo are flavorful and creative, designed for sharing. On a sweet final note, the churros at Zengo come with chocolate caviar, rasberry yuzu coulis, and chantilly cream.
100% de Agave Mexican Grill & Cantina
This urban Mexican taqueria located in the Golden Triangle serves classic Mexican cuisines that ends a meal, naturally, with churros.
Formerly Las Margaritas at 17th and Downing, Las Margs is a cozy and casual Mexican eatery where churros reign the end of the meal.
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