It’s been well over a year since Five Points staple Tom’s Home Cookin’ closed, and that feels like a century in Denver dining time, especially because it took all that time for something to replace it.
Well, you can once again get a meal at 800 E. 26th Ave. More than a year after we learned Birdcall was moving in, the modern fried chicken spot is open for business.
Service at Birdcall looks a little futuristic, and it’s meant to move things along more quickly. Customers will enter their orders on touch screens. Repeat customers will have profiles that allow them to quickly order meals they’ve had before. The restaurant will also have screens that give customers estimated waiting times.
The menu’s focus is its fried chicken sandwiches, and they’ll also have chicken fingers, salad and breakfast sandwiches. Among the beverage offerings: wine, beer and shakes.
As of right now, Birdcall is only open for lunch and dinner, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. It’ll start serving breakfast at 7 a.m. on Aug. 1.
A second location near the University of Denver, at 1535 E. Evans Ave., is in the works, too. It was initially meant to open this June, so adjust your expectations accordingly.