Food and Dining Options
Are you about to take a flight and wondering what your dining options are? We know, some of you might be skeptical about how tasty airport food might be, but trust us, Denver Airport has a variety of different food options, from fast food to sit-down restaurants with delicious cuisine, that will surely make your tummy happy. No matter what you're in the mood for, you're sure to find something to your liking here.
To help you plan ahead, we've put together a list of some of the best restaurants, so you can choose what's right for you. Keep in mind that not all restaurants are open 24/7, so it's always a good idea to check the operating hours. Let's get started!
Note: to see all of DEN's food & shopping options, check out the locations of restaurants and shops on the airport map
For Breakfast or Quick Stops:
Einstein Bros. Bagels: If you're in need of a quick breakfast or snack before your flight, head to Einstein Bros. Bagels. They have a variety of breakfast items like bagels, sandwiches, and pastries. I mean, who doesn't love a good bagel?
Auntie Anne's: Craving a pretzel? Auntie Anne's is the place to go. They have a variety of pretzel flavors and toppings to choose from, for instance, you could get a cinnamon sugar pretzel or a spicy jalapeño pretzel. Yum!
Shopping, Dining & Amenities
Whether you’re in a rush or have time to browse the food and shopping options that Denver Airport has to offer, you’ll probably find something that works for you. Airport restaurants allow travelers the convenience of sit-down table service, and many offer take-away meals to bring on board. If you’re looking for some reading material, a gift idea, or simply a cold beverage, you may find those within a small convenience store. Find the right available options for your visit to DEN Airport here, where you can locate stores, bars, cafes, or eateries, available before or after security checkpoints, and know what their daily hours of operation are.
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Denver Biscuit Company: This is the place to go if you're craving a biscuit. They have a variety of biscuit flavors, like bacon cheddar, blueberry lemon, and more. And they have a delicious selection of sides, like mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, and coleslaw.
Dunkin' Donuts: Another great spot for coffee, Dunkin' Donuts has a wide selection of coffee drinks and donuts to choose from. And if you're looking for something to eat, they have breakfast sandwiches and wraps.
Subway: Subway is a good choice if you're in a hurry but would also go for a healthy meal. They have a variety of sandwiches and salads to choose from.
Caribou Coffee: In need of a caffeine fix? Caribou Coffee has got you covered. They have a variety of coffee drinks and pastries to choose from. And if you're looking for something to eat, they have breakfast items like bagels and sandwiches.
For lunchtime or dinner:
ChopShop Casual Kitchen: If you're in search of a quick and delicious meal, stop by this American restaurant. They have a large selection of meals on their menu, including salads, sandwiches, burgers, and more.
Denver Chophouse & Brewery: If you're looking for a sit-down meal with some great Denver-brewed beer, this is the place for you. They have a menu full of American classics like steak, seafood, and burgers. To lick your lips, they also have a dessert menu with some delicious options.
Rocky Mountain Taphouse: This is the perfect spot if you're looking for a place to watch the game and enjoy some good food. They have a variety of burgers, wings, and other American eats. And of course, they have a great selection of beer and cocktails.
Elway's: If you're a fan of steak, this is the place for you. Elway's is a fine-dining steakhouse that serves up some of the best steaks in town. They have a wide selection of steak cuts and sizes to choose from, so you can find the perfect one for you.
Sam's No. 3: A Denver classic, this restaurant is perfect if you're in the mood for some comfort food. They have all of your favorites, like pancakes, burgers, fries, and more. Hungry yet? We sure are!
Illegal Pete's: This is the place to go if you're in the mood for Mexican food. They have all of your favorites, like burritos, tacos, nachos, and more. And they have a full bar, so you can enjoy a margarita or two before your flight.
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill: If you're looking for a tasty Mexican meal, Baja Fresh is a fantastic choice. They have all of your favorite Mexican dishes like burritos, tacos, and quesadillas. Plus, they have a full bar, so you can enjoy a margarita or two with your meal.
Panda Express: In the mood for Chinese food? Panda Express is always a good choice. They have all of your favorite Chinese dishes like Orange Chicken, Kung Pao chicken, and more. Plus, they have a vegetarian option if you're looking for something meatless.
Cinnabon: Cinnabon is always a good idea when you're looking for a sweet treat. And sweets are always a good idea, too! At Cinnabon, they have a variety of cinnamon rolls and other desserts to choose from, like caramel pecan rolls and cinnamon sticks.
Villa Italian Kitchen: If you're in the mood for some authentic Italian cuisine, Villa Italian Kitchen is the place to go. They have a menu full of classic Italian dishes like pasta, pizza, and more. And if you're looking for something sweet, they have a selection of desserts, too.
Dairy Queen: Dairy Queen has a variety of sandwiches, salads, and wraps to choose from. And if you're looking for something to drink, they have a variety of beverages, like fountain drinks and bottled water.
Anthony's Pizza & Pasta: This is a great option if you're looking for some authentic Italian food. They have a menu full of pizza, pasta, and other Italian classics.
Au Bon Pain: Do not miss Au Bon Pain, they have a variety of sandwiches, salads, and soups to choose from that passers-by simply adore.
Gyros To Go: If you miss the Greek sea and food, Gyros To Go will make you feel a little closer to Greece with their delicious sandwiches. They also have a variety of gyros and other Greek dishes to choose from.
As you can see, there are a variety of great restaurants to choose from at the Denver Airport. No matter what you're in the mood for, you're sure to find something to your liking. So, next time you're at the airport, be sure to check out one of these restaurants! And bon appetit!