It has finally begun: Construction is already underway on the the long awaited Trader Joe's Denver location on Colorado Blvd. and East 8th Avenue, 9News reports.

The store is set to open near the end of 2013.

The Denver Post reports that the Denver Trader Joe's will feature an adjacent beer and wine store where the grocer's famous "Two Buck Chuck" wine will be available. And although Boulder will also have a Trader Joe's location, Under Colorado law, the Denver location will be the only one in the state to obtain the liquor license.

The grocery store will be 14,000 square feet while the separate beer and wine shop will be 3,740 square feet, according to 7News.

9News reports that the Denver site is where Annie's Cafe used to be before it moved to Colfax Avenue in 2008 to make room for a hotel that was never built.

This Denver location will be the second Colorado store for Trader Joe's. In February, the California grocery store chain announced that it would be opening its first Colorado store in Boulder at the Twenty Ninth Street Mall.

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  • Biggest Disappointments: Trader Joe's Breakfast Burritos (2/10 points)

    Breakfast: The most important meal of the day, and should be the hardest to screw up. Somehow, TJ's did. It ought to be impossible for eggs, potatoes and bacon to be so bland and nondescript, but yeah, you're better off with cardboard. Much better option: <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2011/05/trader-joes-breakfast-scramble-of-eggs.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Trader Joe's Breakfast Scramble</strong></a>. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2011/07/trader-joes-breakfast-burritos.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Breakfast Burritos</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Biggest Disappointments: Trader Joe's Chicken Breast In Poblano Sauce (2/10 points)

    You say poblano, I say po-BLAND-o, and yeah, you're better calling the whole thing off. Absolutely void of any redeeming qualities. Blecch. Much better option: <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/05/trader-joses-chicken-in-red-mole.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Trader Jose's Chicken in Red Mole</strong></a>. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/04/trader-joes-chicken-breast-in-poblano.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Chicken Breast in Poblano Sauce</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Biggest Disappointments: Trader Joe’s S’mores (5.5/10 points)

    A s’mores-inspired ice cream sandwich should be a surefire slam dunk, so when the end product is a melty mess that lacks in both the graham cracker and chocolate department, well, we’ll pass. Much better option: <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2011/09/trader-joes-sublime-ice-cream.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Trader Joe’s Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches</strong></a>. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2011/09/trader-joes-smores.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe’s S’mores</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Best Of The Rest: Trader Joe's Organic Popping Corn (9/10 points)

    TJ's popcorn is one of the best incarnations of the stovetop classic we've found yet. Nearly every kernel pops into a big, fluffy piece that's versatile to go with any seasoning while remaining melt-in-mouth soft. Make up a batch with Trader Joe's Coconut Oil for an especially good treat. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2011/12/trader-joes-organic-popping-corn.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more Trader Joe's Organic Popping Corn</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Best Of The Rest: Trader Joe's Organic Tomatillo And Roasted Yellow Chile Salsa (8.5/10 points)

    The only thing this salsa lacks is just a tad more heat. Other than that, it's impossible to argue with this smooth, smoky, full-flavored salsa offering. It's our favorite Trader Joe's salsa, and it's not all that close. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2011/11/trader-joes-organic-tortilla-longboard.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Organic Tomatillo and Roasted Yellow Chile Salsa</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Best Of The Rest: Trader Joe's Arancini Bites (8.5/10 points)

    You know those breaded mozzarella sticks all the kiddies like? Imagine those, all grown up and dressed real nice, with a respectable haircut and a sense of responsibility. The arancini bites are exactly that, except even better. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/02/trader-joes-arancini-bites.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Arancini Bites</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Easy Dinners: Trader Joe's Vegetable Masala Burgers (8/10 points)

    Believe in Meatless Mondays? Believe in these, too. Dress them up like a regular burger, or experiment with something a little more exotic. No matter what you do, you can't go wrong. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/05/trader-joes-vegetable-masala-burgers.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Vegetable Masala Burgers</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Easy Dinners: Trader Joe’s Corn Penne Pasta (8/10 points)

    Gluten-free folks deserve some darn good pasta, too, right? Cook these up like any other noodle, toss on whatever sauce, veggies, meatballs, whatever and BOOM. Dinner’s served. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/02/trader-joes-corn-penne-pasta.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Trader Joe’s Corn Penne Pasta</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Easy Dinners: Trader Joe's Macaroni And Cheese (8/10 points)

    While certainly not as good as homemade, this is way better than the more famous blue box. For a fun, spicy twist on this American classic, dash in some Trader Joe's Habenero Sauce... if you dare. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/04/trader-joes-macaroni-and-cheese.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Macaroni and Cheese</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Unusual Good Finds: Trader Joe’s Edamame Hummus (8.5/10 points)

    A unique take on the classic formula, the edamame hummus certainly tastes the part while retaining a smooth, creamy texture. It’s even better when matched with the TJ Quinoa and Black Bean Infused Tortilla Chips, or perhaps our next entry. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/03/trader-joes-quinoa-and-black-bean.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe’s Edamame Hummus</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Unusual Good Finds: Trader Joe’s Shrimp Corn Dogs (8/10 points)

    I can hear the cynics from here: “Yeah, batter up anything and deep-fry it on a stick, people will eat it.” Yeah, well, read the product again, slowly: Shrimp. Corn. Dogs. That is not a misprint. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/01/trader-joes-shrimp-corn-dogs.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe’s Shrimp Corn Dogs</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Unusual Good Finds: Trader Joe's Lamb Vindaloo (7.5/10 points)

    Right, lamb and vindaloo aren't all that unusual for those familiar with Indian cuisine... but to have a frozen entree of it that's absolutely delicious, straight out of a microwave, of all things? I mean, it's microwavable lamb. Now that's unusual, and that's before what your coworkers will think of your lunch. Amazing, but it needs more lamby bits. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2011/10/trader-joes-lamb-vindaloo.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Lamb Vindaloo</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Sugary Impulse Buys: Trader Joe's Journey To The Center Of The Cookie (9/10 points)

    These warm, gooey, choco-swamped fresh-outta-the-oven awesome-with-ice-cream cookies were our constant temptress when we (Russ and Sandy) gave up sweets for Lent. Don't ask us how we made it through. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/03/trader-joes-journey-to-center-of-cookie.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Journey to the Center of the Cookie</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Sugary Impulse Buys: Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Wafer Cookies (8.5/10 points)

    Combine dark chocolate and peanut butter AND wafers and cookies and what’s the result? An empty bag in minutes. Those with low willpower, avert your eyes. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/04/trader-joes-dark-chocolate-covered.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Wafer Cookies</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>

  • Sugary Impulse Buys: Trader Joe's Sea Salt & Turbinado Sugar Dark Chocolate Almonds (7.5/10 points)

    We tend to think these are a tad overrated, but that doesn’t mean they’re not any good. If these nutty treats were left off the list, our fans would be storming the castle with pitchforks. <a href="http://www.whatsgoodattraderjoes.com/2012/03/trader-joes-sea-salt-turbinado-sugar.html" target="_hplink"><strong>Read more about Trader Joe's Sea Salt & Turbinado Sugar Dark Chocolate Almonds</strong></a> <em>Photo Credit: © What's Good at Trader Joe's?</em>