Published: March 10, 2020

It's Friday and you're hungry after a busy week. Check out some of the best bets on The Hill for pizza, coffee, sweets, subs and more. Keep in mind that some restaurants are only offering pick-up and delivery options at this time, so be sure to verify when making plans.

Students sit outside of Rush Bowls on The Hill

Students sit outside of Rush Bowls during Fall Welcome's CU on the Hill event in 2018.


The Corner

This award-winning neighborhood favorite serves breakfast all day long (as well as lunch and dinner). Everything is made in-house with all-natural ingredients, plus lots of gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian options.

Dot’s Diner

This breakfast restaurant has a local feel unlike anywhere else on The Hill. This is the kind of place where you walk in and immediately feel welcome. The food is traditional and delicious.

Rush Bowls

These unbeatable smoothie bowls use all-natural ingredients, and there are more than 20 different bowls to choose from. Rush Bowls is a great option for breakfast or a snack on the go.

Coffee and tea

Innisfree Poetry Bookstore and Café

This is a modern, hip, relaxed and centrally located coffee shop on The Hill. It is the perfect spot to get homework done, meet for group projects and try local coffee drinks.

Lollicup or Kung Fu Tea

In the mood for bubble tea or other traditional Asian teas and snacks? Check out the Lollicup or Kung Fu Tea locations on The Hill.

The Point Cafe

Order artisanal coffee drinks, kombucha on tap and breakfast sandwiches at this “light on The Hill,” staffed by volunteers from Calvary Chapel Broomfield.


There is a Starbucks in the center of The Hill that has lots of great solo study spots, as well as a few bigger tables for group projects.


Illegal Pete’s

The fast-food line style Mexican restaurant has fun, unique events such as live fantasy football drafts, World Cup watching parties and more. It is an energetic environment where anyone can hang out.

Roxie’s Tacos

With the slogan “India meets Mexico in the Rockies,” Roxie’s bring a unique aspect to Mexican food on The Hill. The exotic flavors will give you a new idea of Mexican cuisine with popping Indian flavors. 


Boss Lady Pizza

This is the place to go if you want unique, one-of-a-kind slices of pizza that you may have never heard of before. Some of their crazy flavors include the BBQ beef and tots, chicken bacon ranch, and spinach artichoke dip.


When people think of Cosmos, they think traditional, delicious pizza. Not to mention, their slices are enormous and their spicy ranch is one-of-a-kind.

The Sink

For almost 100 years, The Sink has been known for its delicious pizza and burgers. The vibrant drawings covering every surface, and the eye-popping art makes The Sink an original and iconic part of The Hill.



Bova’s is a sandwich and wrap restaurant that also has a small convenience store inside. They have gyros and are known for the Bova’s Special, chicken fingers on a grilled cheese with sauces. It is open until 3 a.m.  

Cheba Hut

Cheba Hut has over 30 subs to choose from and is very centrally located on The Hill. They have a very unique restaurant and are truly one of a kind.

Half Fast Subs

Half Fast has a fun ambiance that radiates the traditional college feel of a sandwich shop. They have great daily specials and tons of sandwiches and salads to choose from.


Insomnia Cookies

The ultimate cure for late night snacks, Insomnia Cookies is open until 3 a.m. You can choose from just warm cookies or a mouthwatering mixture with ice cream, too. The best part? They deliver.