Every Opening and Closing This Week — Including Denver Ted's Cheesesteaks

Denver Ted's returns!
Denver Ted's returns!
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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.

Denver Ted's returns!EXPAND
Denver Ted's returns!
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Restaurants and Bars Opening This Week*
Denver Ted's Cheesesteaks, 2020 Lawrence Street
Pony Up (Sunday), 1808 Blake Street
Whole Sol, 1735 Chestnut Place

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.

Rye Society is ready to open on July 23 at the corner of 31st and Larimer streets.EXPAND
Rye Society is ready to open on July 23 at the corner of 31st and Larimer streets.
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"Rye Society Rekindles Deli Tradition in North Denver"

French dips are the specialty at Pony Up.EXPAND
French dips are the specialty at Pony Up.
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"Pony Up Sandwiches French Dips, Outsiders Quotes, French Bulldogs Into One Bar"

Open Door Brewing closed in Longmont.EXPAND
Open Door Brewing closed in Longmont.
Open Door Brewing

"Three More Breweries, Two in Longmont and One in Fort Collins, Have Closed"

Whole Sol opened on July 18. 2018.EXPAND
Whole Sol opened on July 18. 2018.
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"Whole Sol Gets Ready to Bol Over the Union Station Neighborhood"

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.

Have you spotted any openings or closings we've missed? Share the info in a comment or email cafe@westword.com.

Pony Up is one of this week's new openings.EXPAND
Pony Up is one of this week's new openings.
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