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Illegal Pete’s is more than just a delicious burrito joint

Posted at 12:21 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 14:21:15-04

DENVER — It started out as a tiny burrito shop catering to the late-night Boulder crowd, but Illegal Pete’s is now a staple of the Colorado food scene.

With nine locations in Colorado and a commitment to giving back to the community, we think Illegal Pete’s is a Mile High Must.

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