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A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall

16th Street Mall
16th Street Mall

In honor of the 16th Street Mall's 30th anniversary we've compiled many lists commemorating its current middle age. The mall has a lot to offer, from food to fashion, but not all of them are indoors: Enter the mall's various cuisine and merchandise vendors. These diminutive businesses can sometimes be overshadowed by their stationary counterparts, but they can still pack a big punch. Below is a list of all the current street vendors on the 16th Street Mall.

See also: - Slide show: Vendors on the 16th Street Mall - Thirty years in, the 16th Street Mall is still going strong - From the Archives: Denver's 16th Street a century ago

Khazi Azatullah with assorted jewelry
Khazi Azatullah with assorted jewelry

Body Jewelz Location: 600 block near Welton Street As the name suggests, Body Jewelz offers up affordable "jewels" for different areas of your body. "We sell earrings, stud rings, tongue rings -- all the body rings," says Jewelz employee Khazi Azatullah.

Items on display at the Body Massage Wellness Spa kiosk
Items on display at the Body Massage Wellness Spa kiosk

Body Massage Wellness Spa Location: 600 block near Welton Street In addition to massages, you can purchase lotions and receive pedicures.

Borus sells hot dogs
Borus sells hot dogs
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Borus' Hot Dog Stand Location: 700 block near California Street All the traditional hot dog ingredients can be found here for shoppers on the go.

Casa Cuba
Casa Cuba

Casa Cuba Location: 1,000 block near Arapahoe Street Here you can find authentic Cuban food, such as spicy pork sandwiches. But don't hesitate to call for special occasions; Casa Cuba also caters.

 

Mmmm, jerky
Mmmm, jerky

Climax Jerky Location: 700 block near Stout Street Climax sells virtually ever kind of jerky imaginable. Some of its most exotic meats include turkey, salmon and wild boar.

Enjoying the sweet life
Enjoying the sweet life

Colorado iCandy Location: 600 block near California Street One of the mall's newest vendors, iCandy sells an array of rainbow-colored lollipops as well as chocolate and wax candy lips.

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall

Doc Popcorn Location: 1,100 block near Arapahoe Street This is where you find popcorn on steroids. Aside from the traditional butter and salt flavors, Doc Popcorn offers more progressive seasonings like cinnamon and jalapeno.

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall
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Donut Maker Location: 600 block near California Street If you've never had a pumpkin or cookies-and-cream doughnut before, this is the place to go.

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall
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Gigi's Cupcakes Location: 1,000 block near Curtis Street Recent Gigi's menu items include blackberry cobbler, Kentucky Bourbon and wedding cake.

 

A pink leopard print phone cover at Jestibo
A pink leopard print phone cover at Jestibo

Jestibo, LLC Location: 700 block near Stout Street As Jestibo employee Rami Merheb puts it, "Anything that's required for the phone, we have it." With a variety of rhinestone (and rhinestone-free) iPhone covers, Jestibo is your one-stop shop for accessorizing your cellular.

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall

Liang"s Thai Food Location: 400 block near Tremont Street This is one of the more popular food carts on the Mall. The wait can be long at times, but the food it worth it.

The *LoL* Caricature headquarters
The *LoL* Caricature headquarters

*LoL* Caricature Location: 500 block near Glenarm Place This business features award-winning artists who do digital and hand-drawn caricatures.

NYS shades on full display
NYS shades on full display

NYS Collection Location: 700 block near California Street The 16th Street Mall wouldn't be complete without an affordable sunglass kiosk. Most models go for around $25 but some can creep near $100.

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall
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Philadelphia Filly Location: 100 block near Cleveland Street This Denver staple has been slanging cheesesteaks at the Mall since 1996. Owner Dale Goin says if regular cheesesteaks aren't your thing, they "have a turkey version of the cheesesteak which is also really good."

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall

Scuffs Location: 300 block near Tremont Street Scuffs has a twelve-step shoeshine treatment that keeps its customers coming back. The flat-screen TVs, iPad and plush leather chairs in their cabana-style kiosk certainly don't hurt, either.

 

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall

Shondiz Location: 400 block near Glenarm Place While the employees serve breakfast burritos in the morning, "you can still purchase them all day," says Shondiz staffer Mohammad Esmaeili. This might be true, but the Mediterranean food offered during lunch is hard to pass up.

It's the amazing Slyderman!
It's the amazing Slyderman!

Slyderman Location: 800 block near Stout Street Slyderman employee Brian Alcorn says the company "does all homeade and health-made food. Everything is made from scratch." This includes its crab cake and pulled pork sliders.

View from the front of Spice India
View from the front of Spice India

Spice India Location: 1,300 block near Market Street This is one place to seek out authentic Indian cuisine. It's also open for breakfast.

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall

A Taste of the Philippines Location: 900 block near Champa Street This well-run pushcart is all about staying true to its roots. Chicken adobo, pancit and bistek Tagalog are some of the cart's more traditional entrees.

Even cops need a little TLC
Even cops need a little TLC

TLC Food Co. Location: 1,300 block near Market Street Greek food, fast food, hot dogs and sandwiches -- TLC has it all.

A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall
Photo by Suzanne Klein

Wystone's Location: 500 block near Glenarm Place Hot and cold, dark or light, you'll likely find something here to satisfy your inner tea craving. Wystone's also serves lunch items and snacks.

For more photos, visit our slide show of vendors on the 16th Street Mall.



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