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Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs

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The Fort

Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs and The Fort are both recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs ranks marginally better than The Fort. Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs scores 80 with praise from 7 publications like Frommer's, Zagat and Gayot.

Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs and The Fort are both recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs ranks marginally better than The Fort. Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs scores 80 with praise from 7 publications like Frommer's, Zagat and Gayot.

tripexpert score
83
#9 in Denver
location

2148 Larimer Street, Denver, CO

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Quite the character, Biker Jim was hawking his gourmet hot dogs—split down the middle, with Coca-Cola-caramelized onions and a squirt of cream cheese as a topping option—for years on the... Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    Jim Pittenger, a.k.a. Biker Jim, got his start selling hot dogs from a cart on the 16th Street Mall. Not just any hot dogs: wild boar hot dogs, reindeer hot dogs, pheasant hot dogs,... Full Review →

  • 21

    Gayot

    Jim's dogs are the antithesis of a ballpark frank. Instead, the charismatic hot dog hero turns out reindeer and wild boar brats, rattlesnake and pheasant, elk and buffalo. Full Review →

  • 19

    Zagat

    Exotic street eats, brews & biker vibe Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Biker Jim's passion for Harleys is only outpaced by his visionary zeal for encased meat. No kidding: the man is a revolutionary. Full Review →

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82
#18 in Denver

19192 Hwy. 8, Morrison, CO 80465

  • 5 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This adobe structure, complete with flickering luminarias and a pinyon-pine bonfire in the courtyard, is a perfect reproduction of Bent's Fort, a Colorado fur-trade center. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The Fort built its reputation on high-quality, low-cholesterol buffalo, of which it claims to serve the largest variety and greatest quantity of any restaurant in the world. Full Review →

  • 21

    Gayot 14.0

    Founder Sam Arnold’s daughter, Holly Arnold Kinney, now owns what may be the ultimate destination for the person hungry for wild western culinary culture. Full Review →

  • 19

    Zagat 4.3

    “If you want to pretend you're back in the Wild West”, this “replica of Bent's Old Fort” in Morrison is a “fun, educational experience” centered on a regional American menu featuring... Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide

    Housed in an adobe replica of 5outheast Colorado's Bent's Fort, this Denver institution perches amid the area's famed red-rock terrain.

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