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Psst…12 Places to Eat Paleo in Denver

Bacon Social House | The Denver Ear

Many people have found that eating paleo makes them feel great! Meat, veggies and good fats that fuel the body and keep energy even. It can be tricky to eat out when keeping to a strict paleo diet, but we have found a few places to try!

Denver features restaurants that focus only on serving paleo, and a some that offer great paleo options. Let us know if you have a favorite place that we missed!


mmm...COFFEE! Paleo Bistro | The Denver Ear

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mmm…COFFEE! Paleo Bistro, where everything on the menu is on your diet. This bright yellow coffee shop has good foods, a casual atmosphere and yummy rotating pastries.

mmm…COFFEE! Paleo Bistro is located at 910 Santa Fe Dr #6, Denver, CO 80204.

Just BE Kitchen | The Denver Ear

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Just BE Kitchen is gluten, grain and refined-sugar free. They have amazing flavors of Bullet Coffee, a Bone Broth Bar, and food that is both nourishing and delicious.

Just BE Kitchen is located at 2364 15th St, Denver, CO 80202.

Bubu | The Denver Ear

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Bubu offers “build-your-own-bowls” with beautiful fresh ingredients and good proteins. They offer a “Paleo (Caveman)” bowl on the menu, or you can substitute the bases of rice or rice noodles for a salad mix.

Bubu is located at 1423 Larimer St #010, Denver, CO 80202.

True Food Kitchen | The Denver Ear

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True Food Kitchen is the brain child of Dr. Andrew Weil and this menu has options for paleo! While they have a rotating seasonal menu, you can find paleo-friendly dishes like Roasted Heirloom Carrots, Shiitake Lettuce Cups, and Spicy Pangang Curry.

True Food Kitchen is located at 2800 E 2nd Ave Suite 101, Denver, CO 80206.

Old Major | The Denver Ear

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Old Major has the meat! And it is good meat. The kind of meat that is from local farmers and sustainable markets that make up dishes like East Coast Oysters and Sausage & Ribs. The menu also has Grilled Broccoli and Chicory Salad, so you can also get your veggies in.

Old Major is located at 3316 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211.

Work and Class | The Denver Ear

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Work and Class has Southern and Latin flavors across their menu, and a whole section devoted to meats. Whole Fried Idaho Trout, Rotisserie Chicken and Roasted Goat with a barrel aged cocktail would be a lovely dinner indeed.

Work and Class is located at 2500 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205.

Bacon Social House | The Denver Ear

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Bacon Social House has the bacon you have been dreaming about. You can get a Bacon Flight of six slices of bacon and try them all. Then there are Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts, and Bacon Cobb Salad. Their menu has items for non-paleo friends that might come with you, so this is a great spot for all your meat-eating friends!

Bacon Social House is located at 2434 W 44th Ave, Denver, CO 80211.

Colt & Gray | The Denver Ear

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Colt & Gray is an upscale spot to find charcuterie and other fine delights like Bone Marrow, or Kale Caesar Salad. Plus, they have beautiful cuts of meat to choose from for a main entrée.

Colt & Gray is located at 1553 Platte St, Denver, CO 80202.

Vital Root | The Denver Ear

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Vital Root on the surface may look like it has quite a few grain options, but if you look a little closer they have paleo-friendly options like Devils on Unicorns (Medjool Date, Goat Cheese, Coconut “Bacon,” Smoked Almond  & Walnut-Chili Oil) and Korean Stir Fry with Yam Noodles

Vital Root is located at 3915 Tennyson St, Denver, CO 80212.

Linger | The Denver Ear

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Linger features food with a twist from around the world! In each section you can find something that fits your Paleo-palate like Korean Fried Chicken or Indian Train Cone Salad.

Linger is located at 2030 W 30th Ave, Denver, CO 80211.

Beast + Bottle | The Denver Ear

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Beast + Bottle source their greens from Oxford Gardens in Niwot, CO and have options for the hungry paleo who comes through their door. They offer B+B Meat Board with house charcuterie or Wagyu Beef Tartare.

Beast + Bottle is located at 719 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203.

Butcher's Bistro | The Denver Ear

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Butcher’s Bistro brings Colorado’s best meats, eggs, cheese and greens to your table. They of course, have all the cuts of meat that you would like to try, plus lovely seasonal salads all from their backyard.

Butcher’s Bistro is located at 2233 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205.


Wahoos – Now has a Paleo Plater that offers two protein choices with fajita veggies, citrus slaw & guacamole or the Cauli-rado Combo that is two lettuce-wrap tacos w/ cauliflower rice & side of pico.

Modern Market – Great big salads with meat on them, homestyle plates that you can substitute the carb for a vegetable, or sides like Umami Brussels Sprouts. Fast and yummy.

Smashburger or Larkburger –  You can get any of their burgers wrapped in lettuce to make it grain free, and get a side of Sweet Potato Fries!