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Blue Parrot

This fourth-generation Italian restaurant has been family run since 1919.

KT's Hick'ry Pit BBQ

Family-owned and run barbecue shack with his-and-her Memphis- and Texas-style barbecue. Multiple locations.

Lucile's (Boulder)

Lucile's offers Creole-style breakfasts and lunches with great service.

American Diner

A meat and potato kind of place. A playroom for kids makes it a great spot for families.


Great neighborhood place with a decent menu.

Emerald Isle

Fajitas are the speciality at this spot overlooking the Cherry Creek Reservoir.

Spanky's Roadhouse

Old-fashioned burgers plus great fries and shakes as thick as concrete.

Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe

A family-owned spot renowned for its chiles rellenos and shredded beef burritos. Gluten free options available.