Los Farolitos

1593 Peoria St.
Aurora, CO 80010
Best Of


  • $$
  • No Parking
When we were putting together our 2011 Best of Denver issue, there were many spirited discussions about which chile made us the greenest with envy -- and while there were several viable contenders, none was more worthy than Los Farolitos, where the green chile, tarted up with tomatillos and gobsmacked with heat, is simply terrific.

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