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Hot Tomato in Fruita, CO is worth a visit!

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monopod May 7, 2013 11:50 AM

Fruita is great for biking, but the dining options are, shall we say, hit or miss. I found a major hit this weekend: Hot Tomato. It's a pizza and beer place (there are a few other items, but mostly pizzas), you order at the counter and then servers bring your pies to your table. Great spot - the patio is cool and inviting, the servers are very friendly - but most of all, the pizza was excellent. Definitely the best NY-style pies I've had outside of the Front Range (I know, faint praise, but this is Fruita we're talking about - not exactly a food mecca), with inventive topping combos. Well worth a visit if you're in town or looking for a good stop when driving by on I-70.

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    Chimayo Joe May 8, 2013 03:11 PM

    Yep, Hot Tomato's pizza is very good. I get it regularly and am never disappointed. The only pizza in the Grand Valley I like better is Enzo's but not by much(though I don't order pizza from Enzo's often because the other menu choices are so good and Hot Tomato is more convenient for me for take out.)

    1. juliejulez May 9, 2013 11:13 AM

      Good to know. We go to Country Jam there every year and are always (well at least I am always) looking for somewhere decent to eat to get us out of the campground for a few hours.

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