Aurora, Colorado, offers some of the best food and hangouts across the country. In a place like Colorado, there are so many great restaurants that it’s hard to select the best. Below are a few top picks for places with excellent reviews, great service, and delicious food that are sure to provide a memorable experience.
4.7 Stars from 373 Google Reviews
Annette Scratch to Table has an ambiance that’s modern and sleek, yet offers the comforts of home. This restaurant is a special place that takes the best Colorado-grown products and turns them into amazing from-scratch dishes. The menu features an abundance of fresh ingredients with flavor pairings crafted by James Beard nominee Chef Caroline Grover. This Aurora farm-to-table find has an amazing brunch as well as hand-crafted cocktails you won’t find anywhere else. Guests describe Annette’s as a special dining experience with the inviting ambiance of home.
4.4 Stars from 4429 Google Reviews
The 1950s are alive in this classic Colorado diner. Rosie’s is located in an original stainless-steel diner capsule, one of the last of its kind. Enjoy milkshakes, all-day breakfast, and comfort food next to tableside jukeboxes. For an extra boost of nostalgia, go on a Wednesday night from May through October to see a lineup of vintage cars. Rosie’s gives an entertaining experience for a casual meal out or can be a perfect spot if you want to treat friends or family to an unforgettable time.
4.3 Stars from 915 Google Reviews
Stanley Beer Hall offers a fun, festive, and social place to enjoy Colorado craft beer. This hotspot offers 30 beers on tap and communal seating. It also serves everything you might want to have, with beer: burgers, brats, pretzels, tater tots, and crispy fried delights. It’s located in Stanley Marketplace, where you can explore the nearby collection of locally owned businesses under one roof. The Stanley Marketplace offers a one-stop dining and shopping Colorado experience unique to Aurora.
4.1 Stars from 231 Google Reviews
It’s nearly impossible to look at the food from La Machaca de me Amá and not drool. The Mexican fare here has a unique focus of dishes and recipes form Sinaloa, Mexico. These authentic dishes are served with homemade tortillas and beg for an ice-cold Mexican lager or a salt-rimmed margarita. La Machaca de mi Amá offers a taste of Mexico with friendly and welcoming service and food that puts this spot on another level, setting it apart as one of the best places to experience Mexican cuisine in Aurora.
4.6 Stars from 891 Google Reviews
Wondering what’s for dessert? How about taiyaki or a snow bowl? If you’ve never tried these, you need to. Taiyaki is the latest craze of adorable fish-shaped waffle cones filled with soft-serve ice cream sure to incite love at first sight. Snow bowls are bowls filled with shaved ice and sweetened, flavored, and topped with toppings like boba, fresh fruit, nuts, and green tea. These desserts are refreshing and not overly sweet. Snowl provides a one-of-a-kind dessert experience you’ll want to share with your friends and family.
If you’d like to live a short walk or drive from these exciting establishments, take a look at the luxury apartments at Legacy at Fitz. Your taste buds will thank you.