The Ten Best Falafel Spots in Denver | Westword
With so many great Mediterranean restaurants and food carts in Denver, how can you decide? We've done the hard work for you so you can stop searching and start eating. Here are the ten best places to get falafel in Denver, presented in alphabetical order. Baba's Falafel Various locations Babasfalafel. And if each delicious bite isn't enough of a mouthful for you, try saying "Falafeldilla. Dare to whisper the words "Caprese Falafeldilla" for a ridiculously tasty Med-Mex mashup of fresh mozzarella and savory falafel patties soaking up the goodness of tomato and basil.
Damascus Grill West Littleton Boulevard, Littleton This popular Denver restaurant trio boasts some of the most delicious Mediterranean plates in the city. The Littleton location is a personal favorite; it's a hole in the wall, formerly Maynard Farms, transformed into Damascus in Colorful tapestry hanging from the ceiling sets the ambience, and a painted mural on the wall explains Damascus as the oldest city on Earth.
The food speaks for itself. Do what we do, and build a perfect and filling meal with a hummus appetizer, grilled mushrooms and an aromatic falafel sandwich. Falafel King Colorado Boulevard We all know that Falafel King once ruled the plant-based food empire in Denver, but it's gotten some increasing competition of late. Still, you can't go wrong with these steaming balls of spicy goodness, whether on a platter, in a wrap or atop a crisp salad.
The joint isn't called the King for nothing. Seasonal ingredients might include sweet butternut squash or carrots fresh from the field, served with a pesto made from the tops of those same carrots. We recommend frequent visits so you don't miss a single falafel. You'll even be handed one for free each time you walk in the door and step in line. It's a shrewd marketing tactic with a goal of early addiction — and it works like a charm.
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Jerusalem East Evans Avenue Jesusalem has been slingin' falafel in its packed University of Denver shack since the s. Late-night cravings draw bleary-eyed students and weary partiers to this haven of Middle Eastern delights. No combo plate is complete without the little flavor bombs with the hard crust and tender center. Or just get a plate of falafel for the patio and enjoy the South Denver nightlife. Linger West 30th Avenue Yes, Linger kills it — we all know this, but in a former mortuary where all the food is, as they say, to die for, the falafel lettuce wraps are one of the most underappreciated items on the menu.
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Appreciate most the moist interior, as the addition of cashews prevents a crumbly texture common in lesser falafel. It's as if you'd died and gone to falafel heaven. Melita's Greek Cafe Lincoln Street Melita's leaves the pressure of city life outside the door , even if this urban Greek diner bustles with customers vying for some of Denver's meanest falafel. Family owned, quaint, comfortable, and just up the street from the Westword offices, we love this place as much for its perfect location jealous?
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