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Check out our list of affordable lunch spots in Thornton

If you have “Take Mom to lunch” marked on your calendar anytime soon, we’ve got some suggestions on where to eat. Of course, this is just a small sampling of the many eateries in Thornton!

  1. Got an adventurous eater? Thai Basil has multiple locations that all offer such delicious menu options as fresh sushi, Thai Spiced Soup, Seaweed Salad and Eggplant Pineapple Curry.
  2. Pressed for time? The Grove Shopping Center has just welcomed Potbelly Sandwich Shop with fast and furious favorites like the Clubby, grilled cheese, the Mediterranean Chicken Sandwich and A Wreck, Potbelly’s signature sandwich.
  3. Can’t do gluten? Who would have guessed that a restaurant known for its pasta also has some tasty gluten-free offerings? The Olive Garden offers a range of options, from herb-grilled salmon and grilled chicken parmesan to rotini with parmesan pesto and Italian sausage, shrimp or chicken, among others.
  4. Gotta bring the kids? Chick-fil-A has a great indoor playground for younger kids and frequent visits from the cow mascot. Older kids might like Gunther Toody’s—a fun 1950s-themed diner with plenty to see.
  5. Looking to wash it down with a craft beer? Old Chicago in Thornton carries a great selection of regional craft beers that will complement anything on the food menu—from chicken wings and pizza to burgers and salads.
  6. Craving something spicy? Tequilas is the perfect stop to grab authentic Mexican. Try the pork-skin smothered in green chili, crispy relleno or a Super Burrito.
  7. Seeking al fresco dining? The Egg & I in Thornton hosts a beautiful patio to enjoy a meal while you bask in the glory of 300 days of sunshine.

Where’s YOUR favorite place to eat in Thornton?

For a full list, check out the Thornton Restaurant Guide!