Old Major is no secret, but we like it best on weekdays during lunch when the patio and bar areas transform into Royal Rooster. From 11am-3pm, Rooster sets up shop with a limited but excellent menu of sandwiches (seven options total). The semi-hidden Lower Highlands spot is one of Denver’s best under the radar options, and while the chicken sandwiches are excellent, the burger is our favorite in the city.
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