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Los Carboncitos

722 Sheridan Blvd.
Lakewood, CO 80214


  • Sun-Wed 9am-11pm, Thu-Sat 9am-1:30am
  • $$
  • Kid Friendly, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
This small, family-friendly neighborhood cafe is warm and crowded during the day, crowded and loud after dark, with the big kitchen constantly at work banging out food that may not yet be ubiquitous in Denver, but certainly is sur de la frontera. The house specialty is huaraches: long, open-faced slabs of corn masa topped with whatever is close at hand. But Los Carboncitos also offers everything from tacos to killer tortas to real Mexican Coca-Cola.

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