Julia Blackbird's New Mexican Cafe

3434 W. 32nd Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
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  • Monday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
All the pieces come together in kitchen at Julia Blackbird's. Although the dining room looks like something concocted by the Santa Fe tourism board, the menu offers very genuine fare. This is classic, homegrown New Mexican comfort food, everything from simple burritos and calabacitas to an excellent posole, grilled elote, fideo and rellenos (fried hard, not eggy).

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