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Smashburger

#177 of 2,590 Restaurants in Denver
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1201 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202
720-292-5121
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  • 62
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  • 52
    Very good
  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
You MUST get the green chile fries!

Seriously delicious burger with green chiles on it. Everyone enjoyed their food and I could NOT stop eating the green chile fries. Heavenly! The staff was friendly and helpful and we had at least three staff members come by our table to ask if we needed anything. This is a great place to stop for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Seriously delicious burger with green chiles on it. Everyone enjoyed their food and I could NOT stop eating the green chile fries. Heavenly! The staff was friendly and helpful and we had at least three staff members come by our table to ask if we needed anything. This is a great place to stop for a bite while downtown!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Friendly employees. Fast service. Great burger, delicious fries, yummy milkshakes. Who could ask for more?

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Loved that you could custom order your burger, even the size of the patty! The rosemary and garlic fries are too greasy, but the fries are still good (so order regular fries instead). The malt milkshakes are a must!!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place has really tasty burgers, and you can have any burger made with a chicken breast instead, which is just as tasty! They have great toppings and specials with great combinations. They also have a bunch of sauces that I didn't see on the menu, but they gave me samples. The fries are good, the sweet potato fries are... More 

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Aspen
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My first experience with Smashburger was a very positive one at the restaurant at Quebec & E. 35th Ave., Denver. I order the Avocado Ranch Black Bean Burger and was quite surprised. It was incredible delicious on a multi-grain bun. Also splurged calories and ordered a Hand-Spun Haagen-Dasz Chocolate Malt. Prices, compared to other buyers/malts was so much more reasonable... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Remembrance of a visit on previous trip to Denver was of the same on this visit. Food fresh and great. Staff courteous, good food, and friendly atmosphere. It does not get any better than this! Try the milkshakes...they are like the good old day fountain style!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Solid burger with fires or our favorite the veggie fries. The chocolate milk shakes are awesome and a must get. Decently priced and typical for a fast burger in a semi fast food restaurant.

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Shelburne, Vermont
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96 reviews 96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

This place reminds me a little of 5 guys but I feel that the quality is better. The smash fries are delicious shoestring style and fried in olive oil. Overall a great burger at a reasonable price.

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Ozark, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I had a quick lunch there one day. While the food was not spectacular, the servers were very accommodating and took good care of the restaurant patrons.

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Amarillo, Texas, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The food was amazing and the service was top of the line. I suggest the bacon cheeseburger and do not forget the fried pickles.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1201 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: 720-292-5121

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?