Tag: Lunch

Fresh Exchange

Inside Fresh Exchange

Fresh Exchange, I have to be honest, is the one place in Union Station that I’m not really excited about. It’s an average sandwich shop. I get that they want a range of offerings in the station, it shouldn’t all be “high end”, that makes sense. And I get that they want non-chain places. But the other “basic” offerings – the burger place, the coffee shop, the ice cream parlor, all have something a little bit special and cool about them. To me this doesn’t, sorry :(. But if you want a quick sandwich in Union Station, you can get it here!

Acme Burger & Brat Corporation

The Acme Burger and Brat counter, on the south side of the Great Hall

Acme Burger & Brat Corporation serves gourmet burgers and brats (as you might guess 🙂 !!). I am a fan of their elk jalapeño cheddar brat, and their fries are great. They have no dedicated seating, but you can take their food to eat in the Great Hall, to go, or you can order it at the Terminal Bar.

The Kitchen Next Door

Kitchen Next Door bar

I love the Kitchen Next Door “Community Pub” for its down to earth atmosphere and reasonable prices for gourmet comfort food. It’s part of The Kitchen family of restaurants started in Boulder by well known entrepreneur Kimball Musk. Its fancier cousin The Kitchen is just two blocks away up 16th Street, and is also well worth a visit.