Get a taste of Greeley's most delicious places to chow down.
Greeley residents have access to some seriously tasty restaurants. There are dozens of delectable options scattered around town, but we’ve done the hard work of narrowing down the best of the best. In no particular order, here are the top 10 restaurants in Greeley:
1. Lucky Fins
Craving seafood? Check out Lucky Fins, which serves up flavorful dishes like key lime calamari and a crab-stuffed mushroom burger, as well as creative sushi rolls (if you like hot and spicy flavors, try the atomic roll). Lucky Fins’ menu items are prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, and the restaurant prides itself on offering high-quality cuisine at an affordable price.
2. Rumi’s House of Kabob
Serving authentic Middle Eastern food, Rumi’s House of Kabob offers an intimate setting in downtown Greeley that’s perfect for a date or a small get-together with friends. Yelp reviewers consistently praise the restaurant for its excellent service, and many say they enjoy the hummus, red lentil soup, and gyro sandwiches.
3. Greeley Chophouse
With white tablecloths, a 1920s art deco-style bar and exposed brick throughout the restaurant, Greeley Chophouse has a romantic atmosphere that perfectly pairs the old with the new. It’s one of the best steakhouses in the region, and it has an expansive wine list with selections sure to please even the most refined palates.
4. Fat Albert’s Restaurant
Fat Albert’s scored a spot on Thrillist’s list of The 11 Best Colorado Restaurants Outside of Denver, and it’s easy to see why. The family-owned eatery is known for their sandwiches – the local favorite is the Monte Cristo, which includes thinly-sliced ham, turkey and Swiss cheese on fresh bread dipped in tempura batter, then it’s deep fried – as well as their homemade desserts like cream pies, fruit pies and cakes.
5. Pellegrini Ristorante Italiano-Bar
Authentic Italian food and warm ambiance come together at Pellegrini Ristorante Italiano-Bar, located in Greeley’s Cottonwood Shopping Center. The locally-owned restaurant serves cuisine inspired by the Southern Adriatic coast, including bruschetta, orecchiette pasta and shrimp-pesto pizza. Quench your thirst with one of Pellegrini’s specialty cocktails, or enjoy a beer or a glass of wine.
6. Taqueria Los Comales
Grab Mexican food at Taqueria Los Comales, a restaurant one Yelp reviewer describes as “dive-y in a good way.” Saddle up to the salsa bar, order an authentic taco or enchilada, and wash it all down with their famous cantaloupe water. Located on Greeley’s north side, Taqueria Los Comales is a hidden gem that’s not to be missed.
7. Cafe Panache
Downtown Greeley’s cozy Cafe Panache offers a taste of France with its sweet and savory crepes. Flavor combinations include eggs, provolone and bacon; Nutella and fruit preserves; and pear, walnut and brie, just to name a few. Customers can also order soups, salads and macaroons, plus beverages like coffee, soda, wine and beer.
8. Cranford Cove Tea Tavern
Located just next door to Cafe Panache is another favorite Greeley eatery: Cranford Cove Tea Tavern. Guests can savor a cup of tea, an espresso drink or a cocktail, and menu items include breakfast dishes, sandwiches and pastries. A portion of the restaurant’s proceeds support Love Made Claim, a faith-based, non-profit organization devoted to helping young girls and women successfully transition out of the sex industry.
9. Santeramo’s Pizza House
Head to Santeramo’s Pizza House for a hot, cheesy slice, or try one of their calzones. Additional menu options include pasta dishes, sandwiches, soups and salads. Be sure to save room for dessert as the restaurant has several tempting choices like traditional spumoni ice cream, chocolate explosion cake and tiramisu.
10. Sushi One
Greeley residents rave about Sushi One, which serves sushi and sashimi rolls filled with lobster, tuna, salmon and other fresh ingredients. Entrees such as sesame chicken, teriyaki bowls and Thai fried rice are also available, and dessert options include tempura ice cream, banana spring rolls and “Sweet Tina” – fried bread pudding served with a scoop of ice cream, caramel, berries and powdered sugar.