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Butternut Squash, Figs, and Flatbreads: Denver's Best Fall Ingredient Pizzas

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There's no better chef's canvas for highlighting seasonal ingredients than pizza, and fortunately for Denverites, pizza-makers all over the city are rolling out harvest-themed pies left and right. Here are Eater's favorite fall pizzas, including the highly anticipated butternut squash pie at Osteria Marco, multiple flatbreads, and two different takes on figs from Rioja and Pizza Republica. Here are Eater's picks for the best fall-themed pizzas in town.


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1. Butternut Squash Pizza at Osteria Marco

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1453 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 534-5855
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This butternut squash pizza has a squash puree base, brown butter, gorgonzola, pine nuts, and sage. Get it until squash season ends, usually until late spring.

2. Bruges at Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House

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637 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027
(303) 666-5743
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The Bruges pizza on the Louisville menu features Brussels sprouts, apples, fontina, mozzarella and pistachios. Can't make the trek from downtown? Get the Little Herbert pizza with fresh Hazel Dell mushrooms at the LoDo location.

3. Fig Flatbread at Rioja

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1431 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 820-2282
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Black Mission figs, grilled red onion, Haystack chèvre, Italian Mountain gorgonzola, Virginia ham, baby arugula, and a fig-port reduction. Say no more.

4. More Flatbread at Beast + Bottle

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719 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 623-3223
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The fall-themed flatbread at Beast + Bottle has lamb bacon, pear, Mon Sire Brie, and maple gastrique.

5. Kale Pizza at Udi's Pizza Cafe Bar

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2550 E. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 355-5445
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This season, don't miss Udi's Kale pizza with garlic, tomato sauce, mushrooms, truffle oil and bread crumbs.

6. Fall Flatbread at Pizza Republica

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890 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-2811
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Here's another take on figs this fall: fig and rosemary flatbread with oregano, evoo, garlic, goat cheese, and proscuitto di parma.

7. #11 at Ernie's Bar & Pizza

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2915 W 44th Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 955-5580
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It might be a year-round specialty, but its especially good in the autumn. #11 features roasted eggplant, red onion, mushrooms, and ricotta salata.

8. Steak & Mashed Potato Pie at Hops & Pie

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3920 Tennyson St
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 477-7000
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This month's specialty pie at Hops & Pie is hard to resist, with skirt steak, dollops of mashed potatoes, gruyere, sautéed mushrooms, roasted red bell peppers and onions.

1. Butternut Squash Pizza at Osteria Marco

1453 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
This butternut squash pizza has a squash puree base, brown butter, gorgonzola, pine nuts, and sage. Get it until squash season ends, usually until late spring.
1453 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202

2. Bruges at Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House

637 Front St, Louisville, CO 80027
The Bruges pizza on the Louisville menu features Brussels sprouts, apples, fontina, mozzarella and pistachios. Can't make the trek from downtown? Get the Little Herbert pizza with fresh Hazel Dell mushrooms at the LoDo location.
637 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027

3. Fig Flatbread at Rioja

1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
Black Mission figs, grilled red onion, Haystack chèvre, Italian Mountain gorgonzola, Virginia ham, baby arugula, and a fig-port reduction. Say no more.
1431 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202

4. More Flatbread at Beast + Bottle

719 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203
The fall-themed flatbread at Beast + Bottle has lamb bacon, pear, Mon Sire Brie, and maple gastrique.
719 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203

5. Kale Pizza at Udi's Pizza Cafe Bar

2550 E. Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206
This season, don't miss Udi's Kale pizza with garlic, tomato sauce, mushrooms, truffle oil and bread crumbs.
2550 E. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206

6. Fall Flatbread at Pizza Republica

890 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
Here's another take on figs this fall: fig and rosemary flatbread with oregano, evoo, garlic, goat cheese, and proscuitto di parma.
890 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

7. #11 at Ernie's Bar & Pizza

2915 W 44th Ave, Denver, CO 80211
It might be a year-round specialty, but its especially good in the autumn. #11 features roasted eggplant, red onion, mushrooms, and ricotta salata.
2915 W 44th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

8. Steak & Mashed Potato Pie at Hops & Pie

3920 Tennyson St, Denver, CO 80212
This month's specialty pie at Hops & Pie is hard to resist, with skirt steak, dollops of mashed potatoes, gruyere, sautéed mushrooms, roasted red bell peppers and onions.
3920 Tennyson St
Denver, CO 80212

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