We all know we Northern Coloradans love our food. Celebrate it, in fact. With countless award-winning and recognized restaurants in the area, it's hard to imagine NoCo culture and community without food at the center of the conversation.

Well, we're taking that conversation and recognition and elevating it to the next level. Townsquare Media is excited to bring back NoCo's Best in 2022 to see which restaurants, dishes, food trucks and such truly, are the best of the best eats in Northern Colorado.

Will there be reigning champs from 2021's NoCo's Best winners? Or will a new hidden gem take the crown and be the new hotspot in town.

What, Exactly, is NoCo's Best?

NoCo's Best is just that - the best! With the intention of celebrating and awarding the best local food, NoCo's Best looks at several categories, and, by votes from YOU, the people of Northern Colorado, we award one business/restaurant NoCo's Best for each category.

Winners can range from the best breakfast food to the best food truck and everything in between.

READ: Who Is NoCo's Best? Our 2021 Winners Are In

How Can You Get Involved Right Now?

Scroll down to let us know who should be should be considered among of NoCo's Best restaurants.

Following the discovery of the top restaurants in each NoCo's Best food category, we will open it up for voting by the public. You will be able to vote to decide who is the cream of the crop in Northern Colorado.

Then, Townsquare Media will send out our critics to test the top-voted spots you recommend to find our best in Northern Colorado.

Stay tuned following voting - we will announce our winners throughout the first day of Taste of Fort Collins (June 11, 2022).

Who Was the Best in 2021?

Last year, Townsquare Media announced 2021's NoCo's Best winners throughout the day at Taste of Fort Collins. With thousands of responses and votes coming in, here's who took home the crowns:

  • Best Italian Restaurant: Oregano's Pizza Bistro
  • Best Barbecue Spot: Moe's Original BBQ
  • Best Treats Spot: Walrus Ice Cream
  • Best Asian Restaurant: Young's Cafe
  • Best Mexican Restaurant: La Buena Vida
  • Best Burger: Bad Daddy's Burger Bar
  • Best Pizza: Pizza Casbah
  • Best Food Truck: Taco Stop
  • Best Wings: Wing Shack
  • Best Sandwich: B&B Pickle Barrel
  • Best Breakfast: Silver Grill Cafe

Now, it's time! Submit your favorite spots below to see if they take the top spot for 2022!


Taste of Fort Collins is produced by Townsquare Media with the support of presenting sponsor FNBO.

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