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Squeaky Bean - CLOSED

Map & Directions 3301 Tejon St.
Denver, CO 80211
FLAG
 
303-284-0053
  • New American
  • Sun 9:30am-2:30pm, Mon-Thu 8am-10pm, Fri 8am-11pm, Sat 9:30am-11pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Accepted
  • No Parking

Description

Westword's Description

You've worshiped at the shrine to Farrah Fawcett that merits its own shelf above the bar; hoofed your way through the pig platter; contemplated holding chef Max Mackissock hostage because he refuses to part with his chicken-liver mousse recipe; and shimmied while unapologetically inhaling the shake-n-bake sweetbreads. But it's Mackissock's beef cheeks that are the silent sleeper on Squeaky Bean's bang-up board of seasonally inspired dishes: The meat, long-braised, cloaked in a deep and rich veal stock and crowned with fennel and chiffonade of spinach, collapses at the swipe of a fork; right beside is a roasted potato, hollowed out and puddled with a creamy fonduta bolstered by bacon and chives, which elevates the proletarian tuber to rock-spud status. All this goodness comes from a stubbornly diminutive kitchen that's roughly the size of a pig's snout. Just imagine what Mackissock could do with more room! But then, we could never imagine the restaurant leaving this wonderful corner of Highland, where it fits so seamlessly into the fabric of the neighborhood that it's almost a shock to remember that the Bean first squeaked just last May.

 
Member Reviews

  • marie_logsden wrote a review for Squeaky Bean
    on 07/06/10
    4

    great summer lunch/brunch. interesting menu and very nice humans work there.

  • tannaruzicka wrote a review for Squeaky Bean
    on 07/06/10
    4

    Perfect date spot. They have outside seating which is perfect when the sun is out!

  • lola_hernandez26 wrote a review for Squeaky Bean
    on 07/06/10
    4

    I love their coffee and the artichoke sandwich. Price is very reasonable. Squeaky Bean is so nice. I love the quaint patio. Coffee is always a great pick me up and you can't go wrong with the artichoke sandwich at lunchtime.

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Tips from foursquare

  • Denver Westword on 12/07/10

    Winner of Westword's Best of Denver 2010 - Best Neighborhood Restaurant!

  • Bon Appetit Magazine on 03/31/11

    Voted as one of the best places for bar food in America - try anything!

  • DenverPost on 07/05/11

    Relaxed, accessible, joint with fancy bar food. Don’t miss the Tuna Conserva sandwich. Sandwiches $7-9; mains $19-22. “More Info" for review:

  • Foodspotting on 12/31/10

    Try the A-pork-alypse (pork several Ways With Tomatoes and spot it on Foodspotting!

  • Foodspotting on 12/31/10

    Try the Ginger Moscow Mule and spot it on Foodspotting!

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