Our favorite places to eat, drink and play in Aurora
The cultural cornucopia that is Aurora makes the city a great place for dining, drinking and socializing.
Where to go: Here are our favorite places to visit.
🌮 Flavor Corner
Latin American cuisine is the star at this food truck rodeo, Las Esquina del Sabor at 15200 E. Colfax Ave.
- Alayna found everything from tortas and gorditas to menudo and ceviche, plus plenty of covered and outdoor seating.
- This spring, the food trucks will move to the new La Plaza Marketplace, an indoor entertainment and food hall in the site of a former Kmart.
🍫 Miette Et Chocolat
This internationally acclaimed chocolate maker will blow your mind — and taste buds — with its elaborate confections. Visit the downtown location on East Colfax or at Stanley Marketplace.
🥭 Mango House
Part health center and part food hall, this community center on East Colfax serves an assortment of global food.
- Urban Burma — which now has its own food truck —is the highlight with noodle and curry dishes. But give Jasmine Syrian Food and other African and Asian food stalls a try, too.
🍗 Havana Street
This busy road is akin to Denver's Federal Boulevard when it comes to finding great ethnic eats. This 5280 magazine guide is a good place to start, with Korean Angry Chicken for lunch and a Snowl snow bowl for dessert.
🥘 Stanley Marketplace
On the city's western border near Denver, Stanley Marketplace offers local shops, a brewery, beer hall, restaurants and a rotating list of events to entertain the whole family.
- Our favorites, to name just a few: Annette, Comida, Chook, Rosenberg's Bagels and Sweet Cow.
- Pro tip: Just around the corner you can find Mason's Dumpling Shop, a gem of flavor.
🍺 Dry Dock Brewing
Aurora's brewery scene is expanding, but the first stop is still the city's first craft brewery, which now has two locations.
- The award-winning beer at Dry Dock ranges from classics like Apricot Blonde to its famous, boozy Bligh's Barleywine. Look for plenty of special and seasonal taps, too.
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