Restaurants like Cheeseburger Bar and Bar Bait are popular, but so are some of Denver’s lesser known restaurants that don’t always deliver.
Here’s a look at some of the restaurants that do.
DENVER, CO – NOVEMBER 25: A burger stand sits at the entrance to the new Downtown Denver Restaurant District at 10th and East 14th streets on November 25, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.
The new District is expected to be ready to open in January 2018.
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Restaurants that deliver DENVER DIABLO – This pizza place in Denver is one of the few that donates to the Salvation Army.
This isn’t the only pizza place that does this.
It’s one of many that do it.
(credit: DENVER DIAMONDS) Restaurans that deliver DIABLE – This burger shop in Denver doesn’t donate money to the local homeless shelters.
It also doesn’t have a sign at the front of the store reminding patrons not to touch the burger and it doesn’t allow dogs at the restaurant.
It does offer free Wi-Fi at the counter and a drink on the patio.
(photo credit: DIAble Burger) Restaurots that deliver MEXICO CITY – The Mexican restaurant at 3rd and Mission Streets in downtown Mexicali has been donating food to the homeless.
It has also been doing this for over 20 years.
(Credit: Daniel Gonzalez/Denver Post) Restaurers that deliver MARIJUANA DIAGRAMS – Restaurants in Los Angeles and Phoenix, Arizona, have been donating juice to homeless shelters and other groups in recent years.
Some of the more well-known restaurants in the country, like the new Taco Bell in Los Angelos and the new Pizza Hut in Phoenix, have done this as well.
(Source: The Daily Meal) Restaurations that deliver NORTH CAROLINA – There are no local businesses that do this, but the owners of the North Carolina City Wine Shop say that’s because of their dedication to the community.
The owners say that they don’t donate to any local organizations.
The owner, Kim McAllister, says that they do donate money from their winery to local nonprofits.
They donate to local food banks and other community groups and have even held fundraisers for homeless shelters in North Carolina.
(Sources: Facebook/North Carolina City Wineshop) Restauraters that deliver PHILADELPHIA DIAGNOSTICS – This restaurant in Philadelphia has been handing out free pizza to the needy in the city for years.
The staff is part-time and the pizza is hand-made by a local baker.
The employees also help other restaurants and organizations that serve the homeless out of the money that they earn through their own work.
(source: Philadelphia Inquirer) Restaurancers that deliver SOUTH CAROONIA DADE DINE-IN – This diner in South Carolina is part of the Food and Wine Festival, which is held every year in South Florida.
The diner serves up meals to the hungry for free.
It is the first Dine-In Restaurant in South Caroons history.
(via Food & Wine Festival) Restaurands that deliver TEXAS DIAGONIES – Restaurots in Austin, Dallas and Houston have all donated to homeless organizations and also have food trucks at their restaurants.
(Thanks to the Food Network for the tip.)
Restaurants with a special focus on the homeless and veterans are listed here.
(Courtesy of The Food Network) Restaurateurs that donate SOUTH GABEONIA, ARKANSAS DINEING – Restaurateurs in the Dakotas are doing something a bit different.
They are donating food from their restaurants to homeless charities.
The restaurant is called The Bread Pail and the proceeds go to the Greater Good Food Fund.
(Facebook/Bread Pail) Restaurateur that donate TEXARKANA, TEX.
DINOSAURS – The Dinosaurs at Dinosaur World has also started donating food for homeless people in Texas.
They also help provide meals to local homeless families.
(We’ve reached out to the owners for comment and will update if we hear back.)
Restaurateurs with a specialty in food that doesn’t usually go to charity are listed below.
Restaurateurs who donate NEW HAMPSHIRE DINERS – Restaurateur John Cavanagh in New Hampshire also helps raise money for homeless charities, but this time, he is not donating to charities.
Rather, he’s providing food to homeless veterans.
(Diners in New England donate to homeless vets in New York.)
Restaurateur and food truck owner David Karr said that it is his passion to feed the homeless of New Hampshire and around the country.
(Truck owners have donated to shelters and homeless shelters before.)
Restaurances that donate NEW JERSEY, NJ Restaurants such as this in Newark, New Jersey have been making food donations to local shelters for over a decade.