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The Denver Cheap Eats Heatmap, July 2015

Denver's hottest restaurants right now are also some of the cheapest.

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Summertime means longer days and lingering on patios. Instead of running up the bill, head to one of these hot Denver restaurants for cheap oysters, pizza slices, burritos, tacos, and more. The best part about this list: all featured menu items are $10 or less.

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Maria Empanada

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It's not surprising that Maria Empanada has been buzzing since it opened on South Broadway— the casual restaurant serves up the perfect handheld snack for roaming the breweries and shops along The Green Mile. Try the Argentina or the Caprese, for only $3.19 each.

Sexy Pizza

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On Wednesdays, Sexy Pizza offers $1 slices from 11am to 2pm.

Illegal Pete's South Broadway

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Illegal Pete's is known for its cheap burritos, great happy hour, and charming hipster vibe. This location of the Colorado chain has a huge, happenin' patio too.

The Bside

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BSide serves up old-fashioned comfort food at approachable prices, especially during happy hour. Check their Facebook page for extra bargains.

Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

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Humboldt serves dollar oysters all day Sundays (while supplies last) and killer happy hour snacks and drinks.

Steuben's

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Happy Hour at Steuben's is unbeatable, especially late night when $7 gets you a cheeseburger, fries, and a cold beer.
The patio at Ace is a Denver destination spot with cheap starter items like $5 bao buns, and ping pong to boot. Don't miss the Wings & Whiskey special on Tuesdays with rotating $1 wings and $5 whiskey specials.

Tacos Tequila Whiskey

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Everything on the happy hour menu at the brick & mortar location of Pinche Tacos is $6 and under, including chipotle shrimp sliders ($3) and Pinche Palomas ($4).

Biju's Little Curry Shop

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The line for healthy, inexpensive Indian-style curry bowls is often out the door at Biju's in RiNo. The bowls start at just $9.

Cart Driver

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Everything on the Cart Driver happy hour is only $5. That includes Prosecco on tap, the mortadella hot dog, and the daisy pizza. Happy hour lasts from 3 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight daily.

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Maria Empanada

It's not surprising that Maria Empanada has been buzzing since it opened on South Broadway— the casual restaurant serves up the perfect handheld snack for roaming the breweries and shops along The Green Mile. Try the Argentina or the Caprese, for only $3.19 each.

Sexy Pizza

On Wednesdays, Sexy Pizza offers $1 slices from 11am to 2pm.

Illegal Pete's South Broadway

Illegal Pete's is known for its cheap burritos, great happy hour, and charming hipster vibe. This location of the Colorado chain has a huge, happenin' patio too.

The Bside

BSide serves up old-fashioned comfort food at approachable prices, especially during happy hour. Check their Facebook page for extra bargains.

Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

Humboldt serves dollar oysters all day Sundays (while supplies last) and killer happy hour snacks and drinks.

Steuben's

Happy Hour at Steuben's is unbeatable, especially late night when $7 gets you a cheeseburger, fries, and a cold beer.

Ace

The patio at Ace is a Denver destination spot with cheap starter items like $5 bao buns, and ping pong to boot. Don't miss the Wings & Whiskey special on Tuesdays with rotating $1 wings and $5 whiskey specials.

Tacos Tequila Whiskey

Everything on the happy hour menu at the brick & mortar location of Pinche Tacos is $6 and under, including chipotle shrimp sliders ($3) and Pinche Palomas ($4).

Biju's Little Curry Shop

The line for healthy, inexpensive Indian-style curry bowls is often out the door at Biju's in RiNo. The bowls start at just $9.

Cart Driver

Everything on the Cart Driver happy hour is only $5. That includes Prosecco on tap, the mortadella hot dog, and the daisy pizza. Happy hour lasts from 3 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight daily.

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