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DEN Airport Food & Shopping Guide

Whether you're catching a quick bite at McDonald's, enjoying a local brew at Breckenridge Brewery, or indulging in a sit-down meal at Denver Chophouse, Denver International Airport offers a plethora of dining options to cater to every traveler's palate. Not to mention, the airport is also a shopping haven with stores like Peak News & Gifts, Greetings from Colorado, and Denver Duty Free, offering everything from travel essentials to Colorado-themed souvenirs. However, these are just a sample of what's in store for you at Denver International Airport.

Below you will find more detailed information about some of the most popular restaurants, shops, and stores at the airport, including proximity to gates and links to amenity maps.

Tips, Help & Resources

With our airport maps at your fingers, iFly.com can help you find food or where to shop, but also get through, and between the DEN terminals with ease. Here are some tips to assist you during your journey through the airport:

  • If you have some time before your flight departs DEN airport, get a coffee, have a sit-down meal, or walk the shops within the terminals. You never know what treat or souvenir you might discover!
  • Need to kill some time before your flight's departure, check out these ideas for a layover.
  • Are you a frequent flyer or traveling in business or first class? Then check out where the Denver airline lounges are located.
  • Should the need arise, the airport is equipped to handle special-needs persons, and also small medical emergencies that may arise.

Maps of Shops & Restaurants

Finding places to eat, shop, and other services at DIA Airport is straightforward with our dynamic maps. Choose your departure or arrival terminal from the provided list of terminal maps, and delve into the variety of options available. The maps also allow for seamless navigation to your preferred destination or to a different terminal for connecting flights.


Denver International Airport offers a variety of dining options to suit every traveler's needs. Whether you're looking for a quick bite before your flight, a sit-down meal during a layover, or a cup of coffee to start your journey, you'll find an array of popular restaurants conveniently located throughout the airport. Here's a selection of some of the most frequented eateries, sorted by terminal location and type.

Concourse A Dining Options:

  • McDonald's (Gate A40): The world-renowned fast food chain, perfect for a quick and familiar meal.
  • Breckenridge Brewery (Gate A73): Enjoy a local brew and a hearty meal at this beloved Colorado establishment.
  • Denver Chophouse: A sit-down restaurant offering a range of steaks, seafood, and cocktails.
  • Dunkin': Grab a coffee and a donut for a quick breakfast or a snack on the go.

Concourse B Dining Options:

  • City Wok: Offering a wide range of Asian cuisine, perfect for a flavorful meal.
  • New Belgium Brewing (Gate B28): Sample some of Colorado's finest craft beers alongside a menu of pub favorites.
  • Smashburger (Gate B44): A popular fast food chain known for its juicy burgers and crispy fries.
  • Starbucks: The global coffee chain, ideal for a caffeine boost or a light snack.

Concourse C Dining Options:

  • Timberline Steaks & Grill: Enjoy a sit-down meal with a variety of steak and grill options.
  • Jamba (Gate C31): A health-conscious choice offering fresh juices, smoothies, and bowls.
  • Tapas Sky Bar (Gate C26): Indulge in a variety of small plates and cocktails at this sophisticated spot.
  • DazBog Coffee (Gate C47): A local coffee chain offering a variety of brews and light bites.

Jeppesen Terminal Dining Options:

  • Kabod Coffee: Start your journey with a cup of ethically sourced coffee from this local chain.
  • Cantina Grill: Savor the flavors of Mexican cuisine at this fast-casual eatery.
  • Subway: Grab a custom-made sandwich at this well-known fast food chain.
  • Boulder Beer Tap House: Enjoy a local craft beer and pub grub at Boulder's first craft brewery.

Other restaurants not listed here include Blue Sky Bar, Caribou Coffee, Garbanzo Fresh Mediterranean, SweetWater Mountain Taphouse, Steve's Snappin' Dogs, Big Bowl, Brother's BBQ, La Casita, Vino Volo, Wolfgang Puck, Lavazza, Sara Lee Sandwich Shoppe/Colombo Frozen Yogurt, Roasting Plant, Magic Pan Crepe Stand, Häagen-Dazs/Pizza Hut, Grab & Go, Woody Creek Bakery & Cafe, Wetzel's Pretzels, Snarf's, CRÚ Food & Wine Bar, Modern Market, Snooze, An A.M. Eatery, Panda Express, KFC/Pizza Hut, City Pho, Mesa Verde Bar & Grill, Grill & Vine, Etai's Cafe & Bar, Elway's, Great Divide Brewing, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Ben & Jerry's, Auntie Anne's, Ingredients Coffee, Pour la France!, Chick-fil-A, Villa Italian Kitchen, Tom's Urban Cafe and Tivoli Brewing, Shake Shack, Qdoba Mexican Eats, and Freshëns. Be sure to explore all the culinary offerings Denver International Airport has to offer!

Shops & Stores

Denver International Airport is a hub for domestic and international travel, offering a wide range of shopping options for travelers. Whether you're looking for a last-minute gift, a new book for your flight, or some local Colorado products, you'll find it here. Let's take a look at some of the most popular shops and stores located across the terminals.

Concourse A

  • Peak News & Gifts (Gate A40): A convenient spot to grab travel essentials, reading materials, or Colorado-themed souvenirs.
  • Greetings from Colorado: This store offers a variety of Colorado-themed gifts and merchandise, perfect for a last-minute souvenir.
  • Denver Duty Free (Gate A39): Offering a wide range of products from cosmetics to confectionery, tobacco to travel accessories, all at duty-free prices.
  • Tattered Cover Book Store (Gate A40): A locally owned business with a large selection of books and a cozy bookstore feel.

Concourse B

  • Mosaic: This shop specializes in unique and eclectic items, including jewelry, gifts, and home decor.
  • Sunglass Hut: Offering a wide selection of brand name sunglasses for all style preferences.
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Gate B54): Indulge your sweet tooth with a wide variety of chocolates and confections.
  • Denver Duty Free: Another location for duty-free shopping, offering an array of products at tax-free prices.

Concourse C

  • Urban Decay (Gate C41): A popular cosmetics store known for its trend-setting makeup that empowers customers to express their individuality.
  • Topo Designs: This Colorado-based company offers bags, apparel, and accessories inspired by outdoor living.
  • iStore (Gate C27): Your go-to place for all things Apple, including iPads, iPhones, and accessories.
  • Little Man Ice Cream (Gate C27): A local favorite, offering delicious homemade ice cream.

In addition to these highlighted stores, travelers will also find other noteworthy shops such as Hudson News located in various concourses for books, magazines, and travel accessories, and Johnston & Murphy in Concourse B for quality footwear and accessories. MAC Cosmetics in Concourse B offers a wide range of cosmetics and beauty products.

Please be sure to check at the airport for the most up-to-date store locations and hours, as this information can change at any time.

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Denver Airport food shopping Q&A

The airport offers a variety of dining options to suit every traveler's needs, including fast food chains like McDonald's and Smashburger, local establishments like Breckenridge Brewery and New Belgium Brewing, and sit-down restaurants like Denver Chophouse and Timberline Steaks & Grill.
There are several coffee chains available at the airport, including Dunkin', Starbucks, DazBog Coffee, and Kabod Coffee.
The airport is a shopping haven with stores like Peak News & Gifts, Greetings from Colorado, and Denver Duty Free, offering everything from travel essentials to Colorado-themed souvenirs. You can also find brand-specific stores like the iStore and Urban Decay.
Yes, Denver Duty Free shops are available in Concourse A and Concourse B, offering a wide range of products from cosmetics to confectionery, tobacco to travel accessories, all at duty-free prices.
You can find maps of the shops and restaurants for each terminal at the following links: [DEN Concourse A Food & Stores Map](https://www.ifly.com/airports/denver-international-airport/terminal-map/Concourse-A-map), [DEN Concourse B Food & Stores Map](https://www.ifly.com/airports/denver-international-airport/terminal-map/Concourse-B-map), [DEN Concourse C Food & Stores Map](https://www.ifly.com/airports/denver-international-airport/terminal-map/Concourse-C-map).
Yes, stores like Peak News & Gifts and Greetings from Colorado offer a variety of Colorado-themed gifts and merchandise.
Yes, there are several local Colorado establishments at the airport including Breckenridge Brewery, New Belgium Brewing, and Little Man Ice Cream.
Yes, Tattered Cover Book Store in Concourse A offers a large selection of books.
Yes, Jamba in Concourse C offers health-conscious choices like fresh juices, smoothies, and bowls.
Yes, the locations and hours of the shops and restaurants can change at any time. Please check at the airport for the most up-to-date information.