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Frijoles Colorado

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12095 W Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food, Friendly People

This small gem off Alameda Avenue in Lakewood serves authentic Cuban cuisine. The specialities are sandwiches on home made Cuban bread. "The Cuban" has pulled pork, ham, cheese and mustard on toasted bread. It is flavorful rather than overly spiced and hot. The combination includes delicious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Knyte7
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Evergreen, Colorado
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Evergreen, Colorado
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This small gem off Alameda Avenue in Lakewood serves authentic Cuban cuisine. The specialities are sandwiches on home made Cuban bread. "The Cuban" has pulled pork, ham, cheese and mustard on toasted bread. It is flavorful rather than overly spiced and hot. The combination includes delicious sweet plantains. There is also a small selection of wonderful pastries: macaroons are a... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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179 reviews 179 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

visiting the area we wanted to try something different for lunch, not a chain place....so went with local reviews to try Frijoles. There located in a strip mall anchored with a major grocery store. But not in the primary strip, but at the toward the main thoroughfare. We showed up on a Saturday at lunchtime. We were Immediately greeted with... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My friend and I went here for dinner. It was incredible. It was the best Cuban Food I have ever had. The service was outstanding, and the coffee was the best I have ever had. This is a family owned restaurant and they are very friendly and helpful. Great fInd!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Once again tripadvisor.com comes through. I found this place on a restaurant search and the reviewers were all pretty positive, so off I went. This review is mostly repeating what everyone else has already said. Here you will find a true “sabor de Cuba/taste of Cuba” and a warm spot in Colorado. This restaurant is smaller in size but very... More 

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Denver, CO
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My husband and I accidentally stumbled upon this place after searching for a local spot for Cuban for YEARS. This is the real deal. My husband is from Florida and we spend a lot of time there so we have plenty of experience with GOOD Cuban. The sandwich Cubano here is better than any I have had even in Miami,... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

It has been a task finding good, authentic Cuban food in the Denver area. After seeing reviews about Frijoles Colorado last year, I made the 40+ minute trek from the south Metro to Lakewood in a reluctant attempt to try this place. Man, was I glad I did! I have gone back every chance I get for a little taste/reminder... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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115 reviews 115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My 1st visit a few month back was Very Good. My 2nd visit was not as good.Went on a Friday night expecting it to be busy. Tables were wide open. Met some friends there. order a few Materva. (all out) order pastel de gava (all out). Not a good start. The cuban sandwich was good, The special Shrimp Creole serve... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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203 reviews 203 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12095 W Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lakewood

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban
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

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