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Smashburger

#170 of 2,594 Restaurants in Denver
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1201 16th Street, Denver, CO 80202
720-292-5121
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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
Very good burgers, amazing milkshakes

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!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
carla n
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Louisiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Ordered the Avocado Club Burger and Smash Fries. The food was good enough, but the time to get the food was longer than I expected. Smash fries which are tossed in olive oil, garlic & rosemary are good, but I think they would have been better had I been able to taste them hot.

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Denver, Colorado
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111 reviews 111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We ate here mid afternoon on a Saturday. It wasn't very busy. The guy at the register was super friendly! The food was amazing. We've eaten here before but it was better this time. Fresh burgers and tasty fried pickles. The restaurant was a little dirty when we first entered but there was a guy going around cleaning up the... More 

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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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
12 helpful votes 12 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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68 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?