Cherry Cricket

2641 E. 2nd Ave.
Denver, CO 80206
Critics' Pick
Best Of
Cherry Cricket +

Danielle Lirette


  • Monday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  • $
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Metered Parking, Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Over its almost eight decades, the Cherry Cricket has morphed from smoky bar to burger institution, consuming adjacent storefronts along the way to grow into the warren-like beer-drinkers’, game-watchers’, everyone-is-welcome-here watering hole that it is today, even as Cherry Creek gentrifies around it. But this isn’t just a place for a game of darts and a brew. As anyone who’s been in Denver for a month or more knows, the Cricket is a classic burger joint, beloved by chefs, musicians, Creekers, night creatures and neighbors for its smoky, char-grilled patties and the lengthy list of toppings with which you can personalize them, from sauerkraut to salsa to raspberry jam. (We prefer standards such as green chiles and cheese.) True, the beef isn’t dry-aged or grass-fed, and the lettuce and tomato slices aren’t organic, but that doesn’t matter at the Cricket, where burgers taste the way they did when you were growing up.

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