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Denver, Colorado
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186 reviews 186 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

It's been awhile since we've been able to make it by Frijoles Colorado. Forgot how much we REALLY enjoy this place. The food is fantastic; and more so the owners are perfect hosts and make you feel right at home. Do yourself a favor and make it by Frijoles Colorado for a meal. Even though we don't live in the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I am from Fl and love this little Cuban gem. Daily specials and a regular menu filled with delicious food. Do not miss the guava puff pastry. This family owned restaurant is definitely one to support.

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Lakewood, Colorado
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I am not normally a pork eater, but the Lechon is what keeps me coming back. I also love the yucca with black beans and rice. The chicken has caramelized onions and the option of shoestring potatoes.The location is tucked away and harder to find now that the Starbucks next door is gone. I don't even mind that there's no... More 

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San Francisco, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Located in the corner of a mall, this is one of those places you'd pass by in a heartbeat and that would be a big loss. Inside it looks like another fast-food place until you taste this food. The lechon (marinated pork) is wonderful, the game hens are too. Even the arroz moros (rice and black beans) are delicious. They... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Went for lunch, came back for dinner! Simple hardy Cuban food. Been back a few times since. You don't go for the ambiance, or the wine/beer list. You go to eat. A small but cozy place, that is the real deal. I don't care for yucca by itself, but when combined with your protein & rice/beans it is wonderful! And... More 

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Denver, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

You wouldn't expect much from this place given the location, but don't let that fool you. It's a family operation and everything I tried was delicious. I had the special which was a chicken paella, tried the rice and black beans of a friend, the buttered flat bread, and a flaky pastry with a fruit filling. Everything was delicious and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I discovered Frijoles Colorado during the 2014 Five Points Jazz Festival - what a find! Friendly, professional staff served up expertly cooked meats and rices as well as lots of delicious sides. This was a booth at a festival and the service and food were first rate; I can't wait to visit the restaurant!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Ate here last night, food was out and served in less than five minutes. Flavorless pork, yuca was horrible I almost spit it out. My boyfriend got some kind of super thin over seasoned steak that tasted like rosemary and tyme. It was boiled or something. Everything was luke warm. No greeting when we walked in and kid at register... More 

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a great place! The restaurant itself is very small and on a strip mall, but don't be fooled by that, the food is delicious and the owner and his family are very friendly and make you feel like a friend. The lechon was fantastic. I will go back soon!

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

If you love pork, you probably already know Cubans cook it best and this little gem of a Cuban cafe is a real treat. The menu is limited, but everything is wonderful with generous portions, but the home made desserts (grandma's recipes) are to die for. We had the flan and the tres leches cake, both were excellent. Highly recommend.

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Additional Information about Frijoles Colorado

Address: 12095 W Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lakewood
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Cuban

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