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Andra Zeppelin

Guide to Dining in Edgewater and Wheat Ridge

There's a variety to choose from in these northwest Denver suburbs.

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| Andra Zeppelin

The tiny enclave of Edgewater is tucked between Sloan's Lake and another suburb of Denver—Wheat Ridge. These two communities border some of Denver's most popular dining neighborhoods, like Berkeley and West Highland. But growth is being seen as restaurateurs continue to look westward, with new places popping up and other longstanding establishments remaining in the mix. Next time you're looking for a spot to dine just outside of the city, here are 13 restaurants to check out in Edgewater and Wheat Ridge.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Sloan's Bar & Grill

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5850 West 25th Avenue
Edgewater, CO 80214
(303) 274-4244
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This neighborhood spot does tavern food well—from sandwiches to dinner specials like prime rib on Saturdays. Geeks Who Drink trivia is hosted on Wednesdays, and a weekend brunch features dishes like a cinnamon roll waffle and chicken-fried steak.

2. Edgewater Inn

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5302 West 25th Avenue
Edgewater, CO 80214
(303) 237-3524
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This longstanding pizzeria has been owned and operated by the same family for more than 60 years. Calzones and pizza are the specialty; soak in the old-school atmosphere with a howdy special (sausage, mushrooms, green peppers, black olives, jalapeños, and house seasoning) and a schooner of draft beer.

3. Providence Tavern

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5280 West 25th Avenue
Edgewater, CO 80214
(303) 462-5280
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Burgers are a main draw here, where you can build your own from an array of toppings—and don’t forget a basket of thick-cut fries. Wash it all down with a beer from the pub’s draft selection. There’s also a happy hour seven days a week from 3 to 7 p.m.

4. GB Fish and Chips

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2175 North Sheridan Boulevard
Edgewater, CO 80214
(303) 232-2128
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Owner Alex Stokeld spent summers in England while growing up, and now his three establishments give Denver diners a taste of English specialties like bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie and—of course—fish and chips. Choose from fried options like cod, tilapia, and squid in half or full portions.

5. Rupert's at the Edge

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2045 North Sheridan Boulevard
Edgewater, CO 80214
(720) 328-5806
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With a nice view of Sloan's Lake, Rupert's does breakfast and brunch daily. The selection of eggs Benedict and pancakes is varied, and mimosas come bottomless. A small lunch menu has a selection of sandwiches, burgers, and salads.

6. West 29th Restaurant & Bar

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5560 West 29th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
(303) 233-3377
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This charming neighborhood restaurant features two patios—one facing a garden and the other with a fountain. The menu skews New American, with some European influences seen throughout.

7. Iron Rail Tavern

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4111 Kipling Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 423-2737
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Iron Rail Tavern offers a board that takes cues from steakhouse classics with a Colorado twist. There are 25 beers on tap, and the TV-equipped bar is an ideal spot to catch a game and snack on small plates.

8. Colorado Plus Brew Pub

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6995 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(720) 353-4853
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This taphouse rotates 56 Colorado microbrews on a daily basis that represent more than 30 local breweries. Meanwhile, the kitchen is responsible for from-scratch items like wings, salads, soups, burgers, sandwiches, and entrees such as Colorado pork chops or meatloaf.

9. Right Coast Pizza

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7100 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 431-6077
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The name and pizza here are an ode to Jersey-style pies. You can build a custom pizza or slice, in addition to specialty combos. Other choices include garlic knots, bruschetta, and sweets.

10. Large Marge's Philly Cheesesteaks

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3890 Kipling Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 463-4549
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The strip-mall location is a bit nondescript, but the Philly-style cheesesteaks make the trip worthwhile. Whether you want Whiz or provolone, mushrooms or hot peppers, Large Marge's has you covered.

11. Dolce Sicilia Italian Bakery

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3210 North Wadsworth Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
(303) 233-3755
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You can find breakfast and lunch sandwiches, calzones, and pizza here, but the real attraction lies in the baked goods. Italian desserts and pastries like cannoli, tiramisu, sfogliatelle, and napoleons shine, and loaves of bread are also available.

12. Mama Sannino's

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5800 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
(303) 420-4756
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After a move from Arvada, this cozy red-sauce Italian spot is still turning out favorites from family recipes. Look to pasta choices like spaghetti, rigatoni, and ravioli, in addition to chicken parmesan, lasagna, and a variety of sandwiches.

13. Thailicious, Creative Thai Eatery

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2045 North Sheridan Boulevard
Edgewater, CO 80214
(303) 237-1235
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Thailicious brings Bangkok-style cuisine with a mix of noodles, curries, stir fry, and East-meets-West fusion plates. Free delivery is even available within a three-mile radius.

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1. Sloan's Bar & Grill

5850 West 25th Avenue, Edgewater, CO 80214
This neighborhood spot does tavern food well—from sandwiches to dinner specials like prime rib on Saturdays. Geeks Who Drink trivia is hosted on Wednesdays, and a weekend brunch features dishes like a cinnamon roll waffle and chicken-fried steak.
5850 West 25th Avenue
Edgewater, CO 80214

2. Edgewater Inn

5302 West 25th Avenue, Edgewater, CO 80214
This longstanding pizzeria has been owned and operated by the same family for more than 60 years. Calzones and pizza are the specialty; soak in the old-school atmosphere with a howdy special (sausage, mushrooms, green peppers, black olives, jalapeños, and house seasoning) and a schooner of draft beer.
5302 West 25th Avenue
Edgewater, CO 80214

3. Providence Tavern

5280 West 25th Avenue, Edgewater, CO 80214
Burgers are a main draw here, where you can build your own from an array of toppings—and don’t forget a basket of thick-cut fries. Wash it all down with a beer from the pub’s draft selection. There’s also a happy hour seven days a week from 3 to 7 p.m.
5280 West 25th Avenue
Edgewater, CO 80214

4. GB Fish and Chips

2175 North Sheridan Boulevard, Edgewater, CO 80214
Owner Alex Stokeld spent summers in England while growing up, and now his three establishments give Denver diners a taste of English specialties like bangers and mash, shepherd’s pie and—of course—fish and chips. Choose from fried options like cod, tilapia, and squid in half or full portions.
2175 North Sheridan Boulevard
Edgewater, CO 80214

5. Rupert's at the Edge

2045 North Sheridan Boulevard, Edgewater, CO 80214
With a nice view of Sloan's Lake, Rupert's does breakfast and brunch daily. The selection of eggs Benedict and pancakes is varied, and mimosas come bottomless. A small lunch menu has a selection of sandwiches, burgers, and salads.
2045 North Sheridan Boulevard
Edgewater, CO 80214

6. West 29th Restaurant & Bar

5560 West 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
This charming neighborhood restaurant features two patios—one facing a garden and the other with a fountain. The menu skews New American, with some European influences seen throughout.
5560 West 29th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80214

7. Iron Rail Tavern

4111 Kipling Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Iron Rail Tavern offers a board that takes cues from steakhouse classics with a Colorado twist. There are 25 beers on tap, and the TV-equipped bar is an ideal spot to catch a game and snack on small plates.
4111 Kipling Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

8. Colorado Plus Brew Pub

6995 West 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
This taphouse rotates 56 Colorado microbrews on a daily basis that represent more than 30 local breweries. Meanwhile, the kitchen is responsible for from-scratch items like wings, salads, soups, burgers, sandwiches, and entrees such as Colorado pork chops or meatloaf.
6995 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

9. Right Coast Pizza

7100 West 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
The name and pizza here are an ode to Jersey-style pies. You can build a custom pizza or slice, in addition to specialty combos. Other choices include garlic knots, bruschetta, and sweets.
7100 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

10. Large Marge's Philly Cheesesteaks

3890 Kipling Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
The strip-mall location is a bit nondescript, but the Philly-style cheesesteaks make the trip worthwhile. Whether you want Whiz or provolone, mushrooms or hot peppers, Large Marge's has you covered.
3890 Kipling Street
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

11. Dolce Sicilia Italian Bakery

3210 North Wadsworth Boulevard, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
You can find breakfast and lunch sandwiches, calzones, and pizza here, but the real attraction lies in the baked goods. Italian desserts and pastries like cannoli, tiramisu, sfogliatelle, and napoleons shine, and loaves of bread are also available.
3210 North Wadsworth Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

12. Mama Sannino's

5800 West 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80212
After a move from Arvada, this cozy red-sauce Italian spot is still turning out favorites from family recipes. Look to pasta choices like spaghetti, rigatoni, and ravioli, in addition to chicken parmesan, lasagna, and a variety of sandwiches.
5800 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80212

13. Thailicious, Creative Thai Eatery

2045 North Sheridan Boulevard, Edgewater, CO 80214
Thailicious brings Bangkok-style cuisine with a mix of noodles, curries, stir fry, and East-meets-West fusion plates. Free delivery is even available within a three-mile radius.
2045 North Sheridan Boulevard
Edgewater, CO 80214

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