If you didn’t already know, it’s International Fry Day, but we honestly don’t think you ever need a reason to grab a plate of delicious french fries, America’s favorite carb. In honor of the french fry, we rounded up 5 of Denver’s greatest spots for loaded, ooey, gooey, cheesy, and smothered french fries perfect for a late night snack, dinner, lunch, or really, whenever you like. Enjoy!
1. The Cherry Creek’s Smothered Green Chile Cheese Fries
Cherry Creek Gril is first up on our list with delicious, smothered green chile fries. Golden brown french fries are topped with Colorado’s classic ingredients, the green chile, then smothered in creamy homemade cheese sauced, and sprinkled with tangy green onions. The perfect plate to pair with a delicious beer among friends.
Where: 184 Steele St, Denver, CO 80206
2. First Draft Taproom & Kitchen’s Green Chile Carnitas Fries
First Draft Taproom’s loaded fries are a little al-fresco and a whole lot of delicious. The plate is filled with crispy fries followed by green chile sauce, cheddar and monterey shredded cheese, salty crispy smoked carnitas, sour cream, cojita cheese, and fresh cilantro. Don’t forget to pair them with a delicious craft beer.
Where: 1309 26th St, Denver, CO 80205
3. Knockabout Burger’s Lime-Salted Fries and Queso Dip
Knockabout Burger’s fries are simple but delicious. Crispy and golden fries are then salted and seasoned with fresh lime. While good on their own, it’s the queso dip that’s the real star of the show. To finish the fries off, they’re sprinkled with a fresh crumble of cotija. Head on over to Avanti to try these fries and why not get a burger too while you’re at it.
Where: 3200 N Pecos St, Denver, CO 80211
4. Tap and Burger’s Loaded Cheese Fries
These little hand cut beauties are on sale for the rest of the week at $4! Enjoy fresh fries smothered in tangy cheese sauce, fresh chile, and seasoned to perfection. Tap and Burger also serves up their unloaded fries with yummy sauces, like their tap BBQ, chimichurri, buffalo, and Alabama BBQ. You’ll want to try them all.
Where: 4910 S Newport St, Denver, CO 80237
5. Taco Rapidos’ Carne Asada Fries
Let’s face it: these are the perfect fries for late night cravings. Crispy fries are topped with delicious mounds of carne asada, red and green chile, sprinkles of cheddar cheese, and sour cream to create the perfect mountain of goodness to soak up one too many beers. Grab a box and devour them with your friends and enjoy.
Where: 2800 W Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80219, United States
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