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303 16th St.
Denver, CO 80202


  • Vegetarian Friendly, Kid Friendly, Order Online, Takeout
  • Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Catering
  • Metered
  • Not accepted
Troy Guard opened this Bubu in March 2017 on the 16th Street Mall. The service may be fast, but the flavors and ingredients are definitely high-end. Build your own bowl from a list that encompasses Pacific Rim flavors with a few Southwestern accents, or choose from several house combos off a menu packed with tempting options. Guard's signature Hawaii Five-O, an homage to his home state, with hearts of palm, fennel, shiitakes, and a choice of protein — grilled steak, poached chicken or shrimp, tofu and raw tuna or salmon — is typical of the options. All of the bowls can be built on rice, rice noodles or a salad of mixed greens. Add bubu — crunchy, spicy rice puffs — to any dish for a burst of flavor and texture.

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