University Hills

Native Foods Cafe

Native Foods Cafe touts an all-vegan menu featuring its famed house-made seitan and tempeh. Try the butternut polenta bites or the classic deli Reuben, and wash it down with a lavender lemonade or a watermelon fresca.


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Slotted Spoon Meatball Eatery

Choose from one of seven meatball choices (including beef, pork, salmon, and black bean and quinoa), how you want to eat it (pasta, sandwich, or salad), and top with your choice of sauce at this fast-casual eatery. Gluten-free options are available.


Order the Molly Hot Brown: two slices of French toast with house-roasted turkey, green-chile-cheese sauce, bacon, and tomato—or sip a Bloody Mary on the outdoor patio.

Jason's Thai Asian Bistro & Sushi

Located near the University of Denver, this is a great spot to fill up before a hockey game. Sit at the sushi bar for spicy tuna rolls with ginger and a sizzling pepper steak.

Greeks Gone Wild

This contemporary restaurant serves a mix of Mediterranean, Mexican, and American fare. Try the souvlaki burrito, made with Greek marinated pork.

Le Peep

This Colorado chain doesn't just dish up bacon and eggs; it serves unique and tasty breakfast (and lunch) items that even vegetarians will delight in. Multiple locations.

Beau Jo's Pizza

This Colorado tradition spawned from the original Beau Jo's in Idaho Springs. Pies feature mountains of ingredients and a hand-rolled edge. Multiple locations.