My friend and I were smart to get downtown early. OK, maybe too early. We really had to kill over four hours before the game started (about 6:10 p.m. Mountain time), so we hopped on the free shuttle downtown, walked around, took pictures, etc.
When the Coors Field gates finally opened around 4:30 p.m. (give or take a few minutes), we walked around, seeking out some good eating locations. Yup, we spotted Helton's Burger Shack in the left-center field section of the park.
The staff opened up another covered area around 5, and that's where our eating adventures occurred.
First, Rocky Mountain Oysters ($7.50). Yeah, go look up online what they really are. Breaded and fried, so that instantly makes things better. Thinly sliced to resemble a potato chip, but chewier and a slight seafood-like aftertaste after eating a few of them. They'd go very well with cocktail sauce or horseradish sauce. It's served with fries, which were also cooked nicely.
|Rocky Mountain Oysters (with fries underneath)|
Despite the rain that eventually came, it was a killer experience, especially with club-level seats!
This was one awesome ballpark. Only downside that I saw would be the overpriced items, but that's commonplace. Now I really want to see what other MLB stadiums have to offer. 8.25/10