The word is out—Denver South’s culinary scene is booming! Recently 5280 and The Denver Post both featured articles on the new restaurants and breweries that are opening in the region, giving a small glimpse into our region’s thriving food scene. We are always excited to see Denver South’s food scene get the recognition and praise it deserves. We hope it encourages residents of the metro area to “think South” when making their dining plans.

As experts on the region, our staff couldn’t help but chime in and share their favorite spots to eat in Denver South. Whether you’re looking for a great spot for a business lunch, a special celebratory dinner, or a local hole-in-the-wall, Denver South has every type of cuisine you could imagine. Here are a few of our staff’s favorites—but be warned, this list will make your mouth water!

24 Denver South Restaurants to Try Today

  • At Nine Thai, Centennial
  • Bop & Gogi, Centennial: “If you haven’t tried Bibimbap before, you should. It’s a meal that’s balanced in food groups and flavor profile. I love that there is a spot in Denver South with delicious beef bulgogi bibimbap.” -Alex
  • Bopbowl, Centennial
  • Bryan’s Dumpling House, Greenwood Village: “I’m currently loving Bryan’s Dumpling House. I enjoy the atmosphere and love the variety of flavors. It’s a fun opportunity to try dim sum, dumplings, bao, and various Asian dishes.” -Becky
  • Burnt End BBQ, Greenwood Village
  • Carrera’s Tacos, Greenwood Village
  • Fel Fel Mediterranean, Denver
  • Hong Kong Station, Centennial: “Their hand-pulled noodles are phenomenal, and the food is always fresh and delicious. Don’t miss the Hong Kong-style French toast!” -Brian
  • Jabo’s Bar-Be-Q, Greenwood Village: “At this unassuming BBQ joint, you can’t go wrong with much on the menu unless maybe you’re a vegetarian. When I’m feeling extra indulgent, I add on the Jabo’s Utah Style Sconut, which is fried dough with melted icing!” -Alex
  • Le French, Denver: “This charming restaurant, founded by Senegalese French Sisters is a great spot for any time of day. Whether you grab a buttery, flaky croissant for the morning or a croque madame for lunch, your first time won’t be your last time here.” -Alex
  • Marco’s Coal Fired Pizza, Arapahoe County
  • The Perfect Landing, Arapahoe County: “The Perfect Landing is terrific. It’s a wonderful asset to Denver South with great food and front row views for takeoffs and landings at Centennial Airport.” -Daniel
  • Poke One, Lone Tree: “This is my spot for Hawaii Poke. While they offer preset options, they also let you customize your bowl with whichever fish, toppings, and sauce you want.” -Alex
  • Pollo Lima, Greenwood Village: “Their Peruvian chicken is amazing. I don’t think you can go wrong with any order from their menu.” -David
  • Sabroso! Fresh Mexican Grill, Centennial: “I’ll take a hefty Sabroso breakfast burrito and freshly squeezed orange juice any day! If you’re a no-breakfast kind of person, stop in for their street tacos or a torta.” -Alex
  • Sahara, Greenwood Village: “Sahara a go-to for me. I crave their Mediterranean tacos!” -Erin
  • Shanghai 360, Lone Tree: “The wonton noodle soup is delicious. The umami-rich broth, springy noodles, and savory wontons is the perfect comfort food for whenever you need a boost.” -Quinn
  • Sukiya Ramen, Greenwood Village and Lone Tree: “In the winter, there are days when all I want is a hot bowl of ramen. Sukiya offers traditional ramens from different regions in Japan and it hits the spot every time.” -Alex
  • Urban Egg, Denver: When you need a fresh, delicious, comforting breakfast, this is the place to go. Their breakfast burrito is one of the best in town!” -Brian
  • Via Baci, Lone Tree: “The food is excellent, and it is the perfect location for dinner before a show at the Lone Tree Arts Center.” -Erin
  • Vibe Foods Superfood Bar, Lone Tree: “What is more refreshing than an acai bowl or a smoothie? When you want to start your day on the right foot or need a pick-me-up, go to Vibe Foods Superfood Bar for their health-conscious, delicious offerings.” -Alex

Living and working in Denver South means you will always have a new restaurant to try!