Denver Ted's closed a year ago in Capitol Hill, leaving cheesesteak aficionados in the cold — but with a promise to return in a new location. Now that day has come, and Denver Ted's is back and serving sandwiches at 2020 Lawrence Street, in the former home of Pop's Place (and Lower48 Kitchen before that). With the resurrection, there's an added draw: Ice Cream Riot, at 1238 East Colfax Avenue, has thrown in with Denver Ted's and has built a satellite ice cream counter inside the sandwich shop. It's located through a separate door (in the original home of the Inventing Room) and will open in the next few weeks.
Ted's initally opened in 2004 and quickly earned a reputation as one of the best Philly knockoffs in town, serving fast, cheap and tasty subs to Cap Hill eclectics well before Denver's food scene exploded. You can now score cheesesteaks from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, and the restaurant is throwing a grand-opening party from noon to 6 p.m. today (Saturday, July 21).
Here's our complete list of Denver restaurant and bar openings and closings for the week of July 16-22, 2018, plus links to our original coverage.
Restaurants and Bars Closing This Week*
Crazy Mountain Tap Room, 660 South Colorado Boulevard, Glendale
Open Door Brewing, 2030 Ionosphere Street, Longmont
Red Sauce, 2230 Oneida Street
The Regional (inside Avanti Food & Beverage), 3200 Pecos Street
Salvage Steakhouse, 2700 South Havana Street
Skeye Brewing, 900 South Hover Street, Longmont
*Or earlier, and not previously reported.
This year got off to a fast start with new bars and restaurants. At the halfway point of 2018, we picked the best new restaurants and best new bars to open so far this year. How many have you been to — and what are your favorites?
It's not easy to keep up on Denver's fast-moving restaurant scene, but we try. And every week we compile a list of the openings and closings around town, which we then add up monthly and again at the end of the year into a master list.
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