Native Foods Cafe - Glendale

  • Vegan Vegan
    ( 20 reviews )

680 S Colorado Blvd, Glendale, Colorado, USA, 80246

Small chain of vegan restaurants originating from Southern California. Offers a menu of sandwiches, veggie burgers, bowls, salads, and others. Order at the counter and food is brought to your table. This one est. 2013. Open Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm.

Category: Vegan, American, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Fusion

Reviews (20)

First Review by Redheaded Vegan

awesome - Edit

Great, amazing, delicious, filling, and colorful food. Love this place. The windows are very nice to lighten to room, and food is he best ever. I like this better than the Boulder location by a lot! Would recommend the "chicken" wings, nachos, and avocado crunch wrap (which I get every time)!

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Delicious and Healthy - Edit

Husband and I went while traveling in the area and ordered about 6 things. I would eat here on a regular basis if I lived in the area because it's filling, delicious, and healthy which is definitely a winning combination. Staff is also helpful.

Pros: Delicious, Filling, Healthy

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Great food and service! - Edit

While on business in Denver, I needed to find vegan friendly restaurants. I was not about to compromise my lifestyle just because I'm on travel. Thank God I found this place. Oh my gosh! FANTASTIC FOOD!!! I'm only here for a few days, but I can easily see myself coming back at least once more...probably twice. I only wish places like this were prevalent in my hometown.

Pros: Great options to substitute prior comfort foods (I

Cons: A little pricey. But what's your health worth?

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Good food, careful what you order - Edit

They are doing great work, we came with Gluten free dishes in mind too. The mushroom burger was tiny. Fries were good, had sweet potato fries as well. Kids mac and cheese was tiny for 6 bucks. Good food and still looking for more value.

Pros: good food options, good drink options, fast service

Cons: forgot my avocado and bbq on tiny mushroom burger, Lettuce cup was soggy leaf, need more gluten free options

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Neat! - Edit

I was happy to discover a few great vegan/veg eats in Colorado, as I am a new resident. This place offers a wonderfully designed, user friendly online order system, in which I took advantage of a day ahead of my arrival. I arrived to find this establishment, clean, friendly, and upbeat. I enjoyed the atmosphere. My order was accurate and on time. I was very impressed. The food tasted wonderful and I will surely be returning. Thanks guys and gals!

Pros: Clean, Affordable , Tasteful

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Happy environment. Love the options.

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GREAT! - Edit

Super good burger, and sweet potato fries are to die for! Took my mom (who is not vegan) and she got the chili and said it was the best vegan meal she has had. There's something for everyone! Staff was very nice as well, and we got our food incredibly fast!!

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Yummy! - Edit

Everything is labeled as "chicken" and "cheese" and so I had to make sure everything was vegan! Which it is! I had a chicken bacon sandwich with french fries to go. The fries were delicious and ate them before I got home. The chicken was amazing but the bacon was a little weird and gummy. Take that with a grain of salt as I've never had vegan bacon before.

Great place, not too pricey either!

Pros: Chicken, Fries, Price

Cons: Bacon

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Quality, tasty vegan fast food! - Edit

This place is really good. First time ever to Native Foods and was really impressed. Service at this location, Cherry Creek, was very good. Ordered the Japanese Sesame Crusted Native Chicken Bites. This dish was incredible!! My boyfriend had the Native Oklahoma Classic and absolutely loved it. We didn't care for the Mac and Cheese though. Can't wait for these to start popping up on the east coast!

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same as other locations - Edit

This location was near our hotel (as well as other hotels, so hopefully, they get new customers to try them). The level of service and consistency of food is the same as all the other locations we have tried in SoCal. They are a great fast casual restaurant. We tried some of their newer options this time. The Japanese bites, the Thai meatball bowl, and avo bacon & chicken sandwich. Wonderful comfort food. We rounded out the meal with sides of soup and sweet potato fries. Take everyone you know to NF. It won't disappoint.

Pros: all vegan fast casual, friendly staff, easy parking

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Best vegan fast casual - Edit

Native foods has never disappointed. The variety of dishes is great, friendly and knowledgeable staff, and clean locations make it my first choice.

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Yummy! - Edit

I am never disappointed with native foods. I highly recommend the native nachos and the wings.

Pros: Tasty Food

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Great food but partnership with MFA is confusing.. - Edit

The restaurant had great food and friendly staff at an awesome price. This is the perfect model for a chain vegan restaurant that will soon be on every street block in America.

For folks that want a "whole-foods" plant based diet, I wish there was more options. (Avoid salt, oil, and sugar)

One thing I thought was confusing was partnering with Mercy For Animals(MFA). MFA encourages people to continue to exploit cows for their milk and chickens for their eggs by telling people to go "Vegetarian."

*If* you are a freaking *all* vegan restaurant with nothing to hold back, then partner and promote abolition and the immediate end to animal use.

*If* you believe it is morally wrong to hurt animals, you already believe in veganism. Go vegan. Educate others.

Pros: Great food! Had the burger and other, Friendly staff and healthy staff

Cons: Partnership with MFA

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absolutely delicious. there was not a single thing I did not like about my meal. I got the Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Ranch Sandwich (on a whole grain bun) with a side salad and the Lavender Lemonade. The flavor was there, and the textures spot on. Nice inside, spacious. Any non-vegan would enjoy this place. Free refills on their lemonades and teas. The prices are perfect for the portions.

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Delicious vegan food - Edit

We went there for the first time last week. We were so much and so pleasantly surprised! The whole menu is vegan and everything is so delicious! We couldn't belive that their "wings", kids "chicken fingers" or cupcakes and fruit parfait are really vegan. We are definitely coming back to taste more food next time.
We loved the lavender limonade, watermelon fresca limonade and all the unsweetened herbal teas with free refills.

Pros: The whole vegan menu, Free parking outside or in garages under, Free refills on drinks

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limited GF options - Edit

It's unfortunate that Native Foods isn't more gluten free friendly. My hubby, sis and all my other non-GF vegan friends can't get enough of this place and I don't blame them. However, it's a bit of a challenge to eat here being GF when you see what everyone around you is eating and raving about. The tacos are my favorite. I love sweet potato fries, but they aren't GF so that's another disappointment for me.

Pros: great if you're vegan, but not GF

Cons: limited GF options

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Mmmm Good!!! - Edit

Glad they are here in Denver. Food is so easy wnd delicious. They have a cookbook I will be purchasing. The service is AMAZING! They really make you feel at home. I love the different specials too - keeps the wanting more aspect. Soups are excellent too. Wish you had larger bowls for take out!!! Thank you!!!

Pros: Service♥♥♥, Taste ♥♥♥

Cons: Location. Parking

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Tasty, good variety - Edit

We've eaten at the original Native Foods in California, and we're happy to have them in Denver and Boulder now.

The Denver location did not disappoint. The food was very well prepared. The butternut pesto polenta bites are a great appetizer or light meal. The sweet potato fries are surprisingly scrumptious, with great texture. The desserts are through the roof. Service was friendly and helpful.

They also have a frequent diner card that gives you free stuff after a certain amount of purchases.

There's free parking in front.

We'll be back! :-)

Pros: delicious, varied menu, all vegan!

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