The Porker

California & 17th Sts.
Denver, CO 80204
Best Of


  • $
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
"Street food at its swinest," boasts the website of the Porker Cart. Owner Chad Clevenger spent years in classic kitchens, but when he hit the streets as a mobile vendor, he went hog wild, serving up a rotating menu of pig products, everything from ribs slathered in tequila-habanero barbecue sauce to braised belly loaded into tamales. The cart makes special appearances at events around town -- and does catering -- but at lunchtime, it can usually be found at 17th and California streets, where it provides gourmet grub for business types willing to venture off the mall. And despite his focus on pork, Clevenger also offers a variety of vegetarian options, including a daily special.

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