5 Places in Aurora You Won’t Find Anywhere Else
Discover places only Aurora has to offer!
December 11, 2018
THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN BITE
6710 S Cornerstar Way | get directions
Discover an eatery from the great down under! The Great Australian Bite is the only Australian restaurant in the entire metro, making it your go-to place for delicious eats and tasty treats. Known for their classic meat pies, diners can enjoy a variety of filled pockets including chicken, beef, and kangaroo if you’re feeling adventurous! They also offer vegetarian options and a wide selection of desserts. Try an Australian classic, vegemite, or go sweet with a custard tart. The Great Australian Bite is casual eatery open six days a week. Review their menu for the full list of offerings.
2708 S Helena Way | get directions
Discover an ancient beverage that’s made a new home in Aurora. Dragon Meadery opened in 2013 and specializes in homemade, locally sourced mead. Made from fermented honey, this tasty spirit is often infused with other natural flavors including strawberry, cherry, lavender, and even licorice. Similar to wine, mead is accompanied by sweetness and traditional flavorings. Read more about where you can purchase mead here.
COLORADO FREEDOM MEMORIAL
756 Telluride St. | get directions
For five years, the Colorado Freedom Memorial has offered a space of reflection and honor to more than 6,000 soldiers who never returned home. Situated on a four-acre park, the Colorado Freedom Memorial is open dawn to dusk seven days a week. This admission-free memorial is the only one of its kind, in Colorado and the United States. Its uniqueness stems from its mission to honor every Colorado veteran of every war, no matter status or ranking. Visitors are welcome to pay their respects, reflect, and search for names on the memorial. Read more about the Colorado Freedom Memorial on their website.
1930 S. Havana St. #13 | get directions
Get ready for Korean Fried Chicken! Angry Chicken in an international sensation and Aurora is home to the only dine-in location in the United States. With only a few locations nationally, Angry Chicken is a must on your foodie bucket list. Their chicken is fried with a coating of rice flour, bringing a distinct crunchiness and lightness to each dish. With a full-service bar, club atmosphere on the weekends, and so many flavors of fried chicken, you won’t be disappointed. You can visit for lunch beginning at 11:30 AM or stop by for some late-night appetizers. Learn more on their website.
1468 Dayton Street | get directions
Settle in for a local production at the Vintage Theatre. Specializing in both classic and cutting-edge theatre, guests adore their cozy space which ramps up the intensity of each performance. Discover comedies, dramatic pieces, and even improv classes. The Vintage Theatre is locally operated and is located inside Aurora’s growing cultural arts district. With shows nearly every weekend, you’ll find something that piques your interest! Read more about upcoming performances on their website.