Reader: So Glad Illegal Pete's Took That Eyesore Space and Made It New

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Illegal Pete's finally opened last Friday in the former home of Mama's Cafe (and an International House of Pancakes before that) at 2001 East Colfax Avenue — and it was definitely worth the wait. The original A-frame has been stripped to its bones and filled with a sleek kitchen and seating; outside, there's a big adjacent patio — and parking! The place is already getting raves. Says Amy: 

So glad they used the eyesore space and made it new.

Adds Michael: 

Very cool design!

Concludes Eileen: 

Oh, boy, can't wait to go.

Have you been to the new Illegal Pete's yet? There are now eight locations in Colorado, as well as one in Tucson (below); which is your favorite?

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