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Red Coral

Chinese neighborhood spot with loyal customers. Excellent hot and sour soup.


Quick, healthy, delicious Japanese food. Multiple locations.

Hot Cakes

As the name implies, this restaurant serves up some mean flapjacks, but also check out the lunch menu with burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

Cherry Cricket

Popular neighborhood hangout with excellent green chile and great burgers.

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.