5280 Burger Bar celebrates grand opening in Pavilions with free ice cream (with burger)
5280 Burger Bar opened earlier this month in Denver Pavilions, but it will celebrate its grand opening at 11 a.m. today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a free scoop of 5280 Ice Cream chocolate "ribbon," a one-day special of homemade Mexican Vanilla Ice Cream with a ribbon of Callebaut Belgian Chocolate, for everyone who purchases a burger -- and that's a burger made with 100 percent natural beef from Colorado ranches, with no growth hormones or antibiotics. See also: This reader wants to know, where's the (grass-fed) beef?
5280 Burgers emphasizes seasonal ingredients from Colorado -- and Colorado craft beers. The restaurant makes homemade American cheese daily, as well as sauces, spreads and dressings; an in-house baker makes fresh buns every day.
The ice cream at 5280 Ice Cream is also made in-house; there are sixteen flavors offered daily, including eight "everyday" flavors and eight feature flavors. You can also get the ice cream in 5280 Burger Bar shakes and $10 adult milkshakes, called ShakeTails.
5280 Burgers is open Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
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