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Jonesy's Eat Bar
Jonesy's Eat Bar
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Denver's Ten Best and Most Outrageous Fries

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Jonesy's Eat Bar
| Photo: Adam Larkey

French fries are often relegated to a lesser role than their main dish counterparts. Truth is though, while French fries may rarely be the focal point of a meal, no one ever forgets really good fries. So, in honor of all those eateries that give some needed attention to the oft-overlooked spud, here is a list of the 10 best places to get fries in the Denver area, along with their unusual, quirky, crazy creations.


— By Robert Stein

· Updating The Eater Heatmap, August 2014 [EDen]
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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Steuben's

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523 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 830-1001
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The gravy fries from Steuben's have been the talk of the town for a while. The big helping of crispy fries comes drenched in an irresistible cheesy gravy.

2. Jonesy's Eat Bar

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400 E 20th Ave
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 863-7473
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No list of fries is complete without mentioning the award-winning Jonesy's Eat Bar. At this Uptown hangout, you can choose from fun fry flavors like bacon mac and cheese, buffalo, and Thai ginger.

3. The Kitchen Next Door

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1039 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302
(720) 542-8159
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Sometimes all you need is a little seasoning to take regular fries to the next level. For a simple yet effective spud, try the garlic smashers from The Kitchen.

4. Larkburger

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340 East Alameda Avenue
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 963-5357
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Larkburger's classic burgers come with a great side: truffle and parmesan fries. Get you own because you won't want to share these.

5. Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen

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1317 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 595-4255
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Poutine is one way to get your french fry fix, and Euclid Hall serves its own adaptation of the Canadian classic: duck poutine with duck confit, cheddar curds, and black pepper duck gravy.

6. Root Down

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1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 993-4200
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If you are looking for a slightly healthier way to enjoy fries, try the sweet potato fries from Root Down. They come with a curry lime yogurt for dipping.

7. TAG Burger Bar

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1222 Madison St
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 736-2260
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The green chile fries are a fun side dish to pair with the many kinds of burgers at this Congress Park casual eatery.

8. Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Cafe

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534 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 861-0347
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Drop by this favorite beer emporium on East Colfax and enjoy a Belgian brew with some Belgian-style aioli frites.

9. Bruxie

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1000 South Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80246
(303) 963-9045
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The Irish Nachos from Bruxie feature waffle-cut spuds dressed with homemade cheese sauce, applewood smoked bacon, sour cream, and chives. Crazy stuff!

10. Park Burger

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1890 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 242-9951
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Park Burger already boasts one of the best burgers in Denver, but its bleu cheese kettle chips are also worth the visit. They come with bleu cheese sauce, cracked black pepper, and parsley.

1. Steuben's

523 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203
The gravy fries from Steuben's have been the talk of the town for a while. The big helping of crispy fries comes drenched in an irresistible cheesy gravy.
523 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203

2. Jonesy's Eat Bar

400 E 20th Ave, Denver, CO 80205
No list of fries is complete without mentioning the award-winning Jonesy's Eat Bar. At this Uptown hangout, you can choose from fun fry flavors like bacon mac and cheese, buffalo, and Thai ginger.
400 E 20th Ave
Denver, CO 80205

3. The Kitchen Next Door

1039 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Sometimes all you need is a little seasoning to take regular fries to the next level. For a simple yet effective spud, try the garlic smashers from The Kitchen.
1039 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302

4. Larkburger

340 East Alameda Avenue, Denver, CO 80209
Larkburger's classic burgers come with a great side: truffle and parmesan fries. Get you own because you won't want to share these.
340 East Alameda Avenue
Denver, CO 80209

5. Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen

1317 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
Poutine is one way to get your french fry fix, and Euclid Hall serves its own adaptation of the Canadian classic: duck poutine with duck confit, cheddar curds, and black pepper duck gravy.
1317 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

6. Root Down

1600 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
If you are looking for a slightly healthier way to enjoy fries, try the sweet potato fries from Root Down. They come with a curry lime yogurt for dipping.
1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

7. TAG Burger Bar

1222 Madison St, Denver, CO 80206
The green chile fries are a fun side dish to pair with the many kinds of burgers at this Congress Park casual eatery.
1222 Madison St
Denver, CO 80206

8. Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Cafe

534 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203
Drop by this favorite beer emporium on East Colfax and enjoy a Belgian brew with some Belgian-style aioli frites.
534 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80203

9. Bruxie

1000 South Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80246
The Irish Nachos from Bruxie feature waffle-cut spuds dressed with homemade cheese sauce, applewood smoked bacon, sour cream, and chives. Crazy stuff!
1000 South Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80246

10. Park Burger

1890 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210
Park Burger already boasts one of the best burgers in Denver, but its bleu cheese kettle chips are also worth the visit. They come with bleu cheese sauce, cracked black pepper, and parsley.
1890 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80210

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