Classic, fresh ingredients, spicy-hot recipes, and a chef straight from Thailand make for an authentic, if mouth-tingling, dining experience. Try the green curry.
$ (average entree under $10)
This tiny taqueria dishes up authentic Mexican food and Salvadoran pupusas (corn pancakes stuffed thick with cheese, chiles, and other spicy delights). The fresh corn tortillas are made by hand all day long.
Authentic down-home cooking served with legendary Southern hospitality. Don't miss the Angus beef brisket.
A winning combination of Thai entrees and curries, tempura, and other Asian soups, salads, and entrees. The peanut sauce curry is a must-try.
Authentic, affordable Vietnamese.
Try the legendary Duffeyrolls: hand-rolled gourmet cinnamon rolls. They are included in all breakfast and lunch entrees.
This unpretentious BBQ joint offers a Deep South menu, featuring slow-smoked pork ribs and brisket. Also try the Greenwood Village location.
This hip neighborhood cafe, with exposed brick walls and a long coffee bar, dishes up breakfast (think crab cake eggs Benedict), sandwiches, espresso, and 74 kinds of loose-leaf tea.
This pub serves up a mélange of fare—from English shepherd's pie, to Pakistani curries, to all-American burgers—in a casual setting.
Fresh-baked "East Coast" rolls, oven-roasted turkey, and fresh meats make for some stellar subs. Also check out the homestyle pizzas and the all-you-can-eat "Wing Wednesdays." Multiple locations.