7 Places in Aurora to Grab a Quick Bite

Answering the question, “what do you want to eat?”, just got a whole lot easier. Here are 7 places you’ll want to try in Aurora.

Here are 7 places you’ll want to try in Aurora.

1. Sam’s No. 3 Diner

2580 S Havana Street Aurora

Some of the best American diners stick around for decades – Sam’s No. 3 Diner is no exception. The original Sam’s (located in downtown Denver) opened its doors for business in the 1920s and the rest is history. Sam’s No. 3 Diner serves all the American classics you’ve come to know and crave including milkshakes, burgers, and full breakfast. It’s a hit with everyone!

2. The French Press

15209 E Iliff Ave.

Roasted coffee pairs well with more than just breakfast. The French Press Café and Bakery stand by their name offering some delicious café dishes. Between sandwiches, poke salads, pitas, and even pancakes you’ll certainly find something to enjoy! Their fresh ingredients and veggies are always the star of each meal.

3. Katsu Ramen

1930 Havana St. #4

Your hunt for authentic Japanese eats is over. Katsu Ramen is bound to be your go-to place. Diners rave about their katsudon and spicy chicken ramen but that’s just the start. They serve up rice bowls, poke bowls and even sake. Diners can enjoy a full meal or just grab a couple of smaller dishes, either way, you’ll definitely be back!

4. Helga’s German Restaurant & Deli

14197 E. Exposition Ave.

All the authentic food, culture, and atmosphere of Germany without the international flight. Helga’s German Restaurant and Deli specializes in food and drink that tap into the “Old World”. Diners can enjoy pretzels, bratwurst, German chocolate, strudel and more. They also have beer samples that pair well with the on-site accordion music.

5. Las Fajitas

2680 South Havana Street

They’re “Home to the Best Fajitas in Town”, need we say more? This family-owned and operated restaurant has been in Aurora for more than 11 years and has made their lasting impression. Las Fajitas is known for their spectacular dishes that combine authentic flavors from the Mexican state, Guanajuato. Fajitas are only part of their expansive menu, diners can enjoy other classics including carne asada, chiles rellenos, enchiladas and more.

6. The Great Austrian Bite

6710 S Cornerstar Way, B

Their dishes just as expansive as the great down under! The Great Australian Bite is a fast-casual diner ideal for anyone looking to pack flavor into their next meal. Known for their Aussie pies, their variety is impressive. Order a classic meat pie, or expand to cheese or veggie. Diners also rave about their mushy peas and custard tarts.

7. Athenian Restaurant

15350 E Iliff Ave.

They’re family owned and operated since their opening nearly 20 years ago – it really shows! The Athenian Restaurant serves up delightful Greek dishes that stay true to their roots. Diners love their gyro sandwiches and pretty much anything off of their “It’s Greek to Me” menu. Between meatballs, dolmades, and chicken kabobs, you’ll definitely find something to enjoy.


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