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Beloved Eatery Crowned Colorado's Best Fried Chicken Restaurant

Fried chicken has a strong grip on Americans if the thousands of restaurants and chains are anything to speak of. Sinking your teeth into crispy skin and juicy meat will always be satisfying, especially when paired with delicious side dishes. Many establishments also serve fried chicken between two slices of bread, alongside a fluffy waffle, or with their unique twist.

With so many eateries dedicated to the golden bird, 24/7 Tempo selected the best fried chicken place in every state. Writers scoured rankings and reviews on regional sites to make their choices.

According to 24/7 Tempo, Steuben's Uptown is Colorado's best fried chicken restaurant! Here's what writers loved about it:

"Steuben's owner Josh Wolkon named the place, which boasts a diner vibe and a comfort-food menu, after a noted Boston restaurant owned by his great-uncles in the mid-20th century. Both buttermilk-brined chicken and a Nashville hot version, with a spicy bacon-brown sugar glaze, are offered as part of a complete dinner including mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, and a biscuit (with the traditional bird) or sourdough toast (with the hot version). Fried chicken with a waffle is another option." - nod, January 2024

Best Green Chile Cheeseburger

"The green chile cheeseburger at Steuben's has been on the menu since Josh Wolkon opened the restaurant in 2006, and there's no plan to ever change that. The original inspiration came from a manager at the now-closed Vesta Dipping Grill, who tapped into his New Mexican roots to bring a taste of his childhood to the Denver spot, adding chopped Hatch green chiles and American cheese to the beef patty. The whole thing comes on a soft brioche bun, and you can add any combo of tomato, onion, mayo, lettuce and mustard. But even without the accoutrements, the balance of smoky chiles, melty cheese and fatty beef make this burger a winner ." - Westword, Best of Denver, April 2023

2023 Sweetest Spot Award

"The votes are in and the winner of the Pie Insurance Sweetest Spot contest is Steuben's Uptown. Thanks to all those who voted and participated in another successful Denver Restaurant Week. One lucky voter has been randomly selected to receive a $400 gift card to Steuben's Uptown. Congratulations!" - Pie Insurance, March 2023

20 Restaurants that scream "Denver"

"Classic American is the best way to describe what's served at this restaurant. Secret Sauce—the hospitality group behind neighboring pan-Asian spot Ace Eat Serve—opened Steuben's in 2006. It's a place for solid comfort food, from pot roast to fried chicken to green chile cheeseburgers, which are a staple in the Denver diet. Steuben's staying power lies in consistency: It kept its original menu intact save for the addition of a popular hot chicken. The restaurant is also great for kids, with a playful pint-sized menu that includes a milk flight." - Open Table, The Denver Greats, 3/9/2023

Best Desserts in Denver

"For those with a more savory-leaning sweet tooth, look no further than this throwback American diner in Uptown. It serves shoestring fries and chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry milkshakes — perfect for pairing — as well as a variety of cupcakes, cookies, and cakes." - Caviar, 3/7/2023

Five Great Lobster Rolls From Newcomers and Old Favorites

"This favorite joint has been serving lobster rolls alongside other American classics for the past fourteen years, and even its food truck, which launched a decade ago, has been peddling the New England specialty longer than many Denver eateries have been around. Steuben's offers the lobster dressed in mayo or butter atop a classic split-top roll, and a side of shoestring fries seals the deal." - Westword, 9/30/2020

Food for Father's Day

"Dad is always treated well at Steuben's Uptown (523 E 17 Ave.) and this Father's Day weekend he'll enjoy the popular Memphis Style Pork Ribs special - house-smoked pork ribs, served with Steuben's BBQ sauce, Texas toast, potato salad and coleslaw." - Colorado Traveller Magazine, 9/3/2020

Best burgers in America: tell us your favorites

"Steuben's is a popular neighborhood diner in Denver, Colorado, that serves American regional specialties. The menu presents what is regularly named the best green chile cheeseburger in town. It's a fat beef patty topped with American cheese, Hatch green chiles, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo and mustard on a brioche bun." - MSN, 8/11/2020