• Denver Pizza Company (DPC) opened its first store in the middle of the Great Recession and is now ready to launch its third location this fall.
  • DPC is known for its hand-tossed, Coors Banquet beer-battered, thin-crust pizzas.

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Denver Pizza Company (DPC) is getting ready to open a restaurant in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, this fall, marking a total of three locations in the state.

“When I first moved to the Denver area, I lived in Wheat Ridge,” said Andrew Dunlop, a co-owner of Denver Pizza Company and veteran pizza maker. “The Wheat Ridge community is so welcoming, and it’s an amazing place to live. I just love it! This is my full-circle moment and an opportunity to give back to the community that made me feel so welcomed by bringing them into the Denver Pizza Company family.”

To celebrate the opening of its third location, Denver Pizza Company is offering a complimentary medium pizza to anyone who joins its loyalty club. To sign up, customers can create an account here.

The new 1,000-square-foot locale will feature DPC’s 12 Colorado-themed signature combinations. They include the Cripple Creek, a meat lover’s pizza; the East Colfax, with a green chili-based sauce; the Boulder Pie for vegetarians; The Magnificent 7, topped with seven ingredients; the Native, a Margherita pizza; the 5280, a nod to Denver with some favorite local spices; the Cease & Desist, a sweet and salty combination; the Avalanche, a whiteout of Alfredo sauce and artichoke hearts; the Hot Spring, a spicy treat; the Red Rocks, for the hot-sauce connoisseur; the Cream Cheesman, featuring cream cheese; and the Crew Pie, a monthly special.

Aside from pizzas, the menu will offer a wide variety of other selections, including dry-rubbed or saucy oven-baked chicken wings, salads, breadsticks and Little Man Ice Cream.

DPC also caters to selective dietary needs with its award-winning gluten-free pizzas and vegan pizzas. The company offers Take N’ Bake pies complete with step-by-step baking instructions so guests can enjoy a pizza fresh out of the oven at home.

The first Denver Pizza Company location opened in Denver’s Golden Triangle during the Great Recession in 2009. The take-out and delivery spot has gained a cult-like following in large part due to its hand-tossed, Coors Banquet beer-battered, thin-crust pizzas. Denver Pizza Company also serves up a true Colorado-style deep-dish pizza with a thicker, fluffy crust.

“Pizza has the power to bring people together, and, as we look towards the future, we hope to open more locations that can become cornerstones of the communities we serve,” Dunlop said.

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