Wheat Ridge, Colorado: Covered Wagon Eatery

Life-size imitation Conestoga wagon has rolled with the whims of food fashion. Now it's a burrito joint.

Big Mamas Burritos

Address:
9730 W. 44th Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO
Directions:
Big Mamas Burritos. On the south side of CR 58/W. 44th Ave., just west of Iris St., next to the Dairy Queen.
Hours:
Mon-F 6:30 am-3 pm, Sa 7:30am-2 pm, Su Closed (Call to verify)
Phone:
303-420-9733
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Covered Wagon Eatery. Covered Wagon Eatery

Recently, the Covered Wagon Eatery was bought by Geoff and Dana Diaz who now operate it as "Big" Mama's Burritos, home of the 1.5lb Burrito. They are getting great reviews and hopefully they will stay much longer than their predecessors.

[Bob Pearce, 05/29/2009]
Covered Wagon Eatery. Covered Wagon Eatery

This little place is now called O'Brien's Wings-N-Things, and was originally opened as the Chuck Wagon in 1961. It is a drive-up eatery shaped like a covered wagon, painted in red and white. It is pretty much built to scale too; its tiny narrow kitchen opens out into the wagon's small double-windowed ordering place in front (not many conestoga wagons have windshields), where you can pull up and order on the west side.

[Richard J. Gardner, 12/18/2003]

May 2009 - photo added.

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