Open every day of the year
Summer Hours (March 1 - Oct 31)
Admissions Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (8:30 a.m. for Members)
Grounds close at 6 p.m.
Ages 12-64: $15
Ages 65+: $12
Ages 3-11: $10
2 and Under: Free
2014 Free Days: 11/3, 11/14, 11/20
Address: 8439 Park Meadows Center Dr. Lone Tree, CO 80124
Description: Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria, located outside in The Vistas at Park Meadows, is a lively pizzeria from chef Frank Bonanno that celebrates the art of wood fire cooking. An open kitchen with an Italian wood fire oven turns out everything from a classic margherita to Bonanno’s signature lobster fra diavolo pizza. Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria features a salumi station, serving local and imported meats and cheeses. With accents inspired by the historic Florence Train Station, Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria is a communal space, perfect for family gatherings and social outings with friends. The dining room features a sprawling bar, equipped with craft beer and wine on tap, as well as an enclosed, heated patio. Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria has all the amenities of a fine-dining establishment—excellent service, beautiful food, fabulous surroundings—but priced for the more casual, social diner.
Menu: Reuben Sliders with Lardon Sauerkraut, 1000 Island & Swiss Cheese
Address: 1851 West 38th Avenue Denver, CO 80211
Description: Lou’s Food Bar is a neighborhood spot that serves American comfort food and cocktails. A cost-friendly neighborhood venue that strives to offer excellence in both fare and service, Lou's Food Bar focus on fresh ingredients, at the peak of their flavor profile, simply prepared and beautifully rendered. Lou’s is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy offerings such as Fried Chicken and Lamb Stroganoff as well as a wide array of burgers and sandwiches.
Prosciutto wrapped breadsticks
Pea shoot with house made ricotta (VEG)
Address: 711 Grant Street Denver, CO
Description: Chef Frank Bonanno dug into his Sicilian heritage and east coast roots to create this authentic, elegant Italian restaurant. Brightly painted walls and contemporary art create an upscale, urban feel at Luca d’Italia, where knowledgeable servers quickly meet your needs and engage easily in conversation about a menu that changes monthly. Luca d’Italia is where food marries art. Chef Frank Bonanno features house-made salumi, a variety of fresh breads, pastas and cheeses. The menu reflects authentic Italian dishes inspired by the Piedmont, Tuscan and Sicilian regions, all prepared with the season’s finest ingredients.
Menu: Roasted pork & Chile grilled oysters (GF)
Address: 225 East 7th Avenue Denver, Colorado 80203
Description: Mizuna resonates with quiet conversation. The linen-draped tables and soft yellow dining room perfectly highlight the cuisine, also simple, elegant, and understated. Chef/owner Frank Bonanno has created a special spot for food lovers here. At Mizuna, cooks are given free creative reign over a menu that changes monthly to emphasize pure, seasonal ingredients with clean flavors that make even the most exotic fare seem familiar. Ultimately, this is an American-style restaurant heavy on French technique, influence, and philosophy with flawless service and an eclectic assortment of international wines.
Menu: Mini Burrata, Bresaola with Ciabatta
Address: 1453 Larimer Denver, CO 80202
Description: Osteria Marco is a very social, artisan-style pizzeria in the heart of Larimer Square. The exposed brick dining room is lined with bottles from our exclusively Italian wine list, which features nearly one hundred labels priced under fifty dollars per bottle. We roast the lamb, pork and beef for our panini right in the dining room and craft the cheeses and charcuterie from or salumi bar in house. Osteria Marco has all the amenities of a fine-dining establishment--excellent service, beautiful food, fabulous surroundings--but priced for the more casual, social diner.
Website: TBD (opening Spring 2014)
Address: 3609 West 32nd Ave Denver, CO 80211
Phone: TBD (opening Spring 2014)
Description: Salt & Grinder is chef Frank Bonanno’s New Jersey-style deli and salumeria – a home for the salumi and cheese program that originally sprouted and evolved at Luca d’Italia. Bonanno serves a selection of sandwiches at Salt & Grinder, all served on fresh East Coast-style grinder rolls crafted by Golden’s Grateful Bread Company. In addition to providing house-cured salumi and fresh cheese for the deli, Salt & Grinder supplies the salumi programs at other Bonanno establishments, including Luca d’Italia, Osteria Marco and Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria.
Menu: Goat cheese sausage with minted fava bean and fennel relish (GF)
Address: 233 East 7th Ave Denver, CO 80203
Description: Vesper is where the innovation of Bonanno Concepts beverage director Adam Hodak shines. Seven cocktails are served from tap, ten beers are sported on draft and a creative happy hour celebrates the art of the spirit. Chef Frank Bonanno pipes in with his spin on bar food—gyros and curried fries, hummus and baba ganoush and burgers. Vesper Lounge is ultimately a neighborhood bar—a place for locals to celebrate one another.
Menu: China Town Chicken Wings
Address: 501 East 17th Avenue Denver, CO 80203
Description: Ace is a place to eat, drink, play, and hang in another unique and creative destination in Uptown, Denver, Colorado brought to you by the team from Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben’s. Inspired by the comfort foods and shop houses of Southeast Asia, Ace is an Asian Diner combined with an indoor/outdoor bar, patio and Denver’s only dedicated Ping-Pong hall. Ace does not claim to be authentic in our menu interpretations. As he has successfully done at Steuben’s using America’s cuisine, Chef Biederman has created a menu that highlights some of our favorite regional, Asian dishes to snack on, to drink with, and to share. Spicy, fresh, salty, pickled, crispy, comforting and warming can all be used to describe the cuisine at Ace.
Menu: Vegetarian Tacos/ Tacos Al Pastor
Address: 1294 South Broadway Denver, CO 80210
Description: Adelitas Cocina y Cantina brings traditional Mexican fare, and tequila cocktails to your Platte Park neighborhood. We are a dual family owned, and operated company. We have made a collaborative effort to bring you a relaxing, comfortable, safe and enjoyable atmosphere, along with traditional Mexican food from the state of Michocan, Mexico. We offer Brunch (Saturday and Sunday). Lunch and dinner 7 days a week, and a late night menu to satisfy your late night cravings. We intend to operate as a family orientate restaurant, but do not worry, after 9 p.m. we will dim the lights, and provide you with a warm and relaxing environment.
Menu: Elk Sausage Mac and Cheese
Address: 2501 16th Street, Denver, CO 80211
Description: Our latest addition to the Breckenridge Brewery family of brewpubs and ale houses is located in the hip Lower Highlands district of Denver. The Ale House takes our mantra of “Good Food, Good Drink and Good Cheer” to its highest level yet. Come feast on handcrafted fare, explore Colorado’s best craft beers, sip on a fantastic glass of wine or a killer cocktail – all while taking in the neighborhood’s most jaw-dropping views from our rooftop patio, open-air bar or inviting dining room.
White bean cassoulet with bay scallop and apple-fennel hash and sourdough breadcrumb
GF and VEG option: white bean cassoulet with apple fennel hash
Address: 38 S Broadway Denver, CO 80209
Description: Nestled amongst an urban aspen grove, the restaurant offers social dining in the tune of "new old-world rustic". Uncommon boutique wine, hand-crafted cocktails and hard to find spirits compliment the imaginative food menus. Dishes created with intention celebrate local ingredients as they mature… with each season. Cozy dinner service with eccentric wine offerings that are all available by the half glass to the full bottle with unexpected gems found in the cellar. An award-winning brunch menu can be enjoyed, properly served "by the book", on the weekends… Contrasted between the funky boutique shops on historic South Broadway, Beatrice and Woodsley expresses Colorado's sophistication and refinement beyond the cowboy hat and wagon wheel clichés.
Address: 1529 South Pearl Street Denver, CO 80210
Description: Described as contemporary American cuisine, Black Pearl's menu is focused on using fresh, locally produced ingredients that deliver a fullness of flavor which can only come from foods produced and prepared in a conscientious way. For the diner, that means our changing menu will feature seasonal foods, grown locally, and picked fresh to ensure their fullest flavor. From fruits and vegetables to meat and poultry, Black Pearl is committed to serving foods that are grown and raised in a way that shows respect for nature, and, of course, a similar respect for those who produce them and you who consume them. In addition to our regular menu selections, Black Pearl features a fresh raw oyster bar. With a carefully chosen selection of delectable oysters at all times, the raw bar has become a dining destination of its own.
Menu: House made summer sausage with succotash
Address: 43 West 9th Ave Denver, CO 80204
Description: Charcoal Restaurant is based on a single premise: Fine dining at affordable prices. We serve great food and wine with excellent service in an elegant, contemporary atmosphere. The Charcoal Restaurant team is committed to giving guests an unforgettable experience. We serve contemporary European cuisine cooked with classic and innovative techniques. Executive Chef Patrik Landberg's extensive culinary credentials makes Charcoal Restaurant a fine dining experience of the highest caliber. The kitchen only uses high-quality ingredients prepared in a simple and clear presentation style.
Address: 891 14th Street Denver, CO 80202
Description: Located just moments away from Denver's Colorado Convention Center and the DCPA, Crave Dessert Bar & Lounge is an oasis of indulgence, offering a touch of the familiar infused with our signature brand of Crave decadence. With a sleek and sexy urban feel, handcrafted desserts, cocktails and exquisite service, Crave caters to the epicurean in all of us.
Menu: Grandma's Chocolate Cake with Madagascar Chocolate Frosting
Address: 494 E. 19th Ave. Denver, CO 80203
Description: Created by Keegan Gerhard & Lisa Bailey, D Bar has been designed as a favorite getaway for those who love dessert, food, wine and living life. In the short time we have been open it has become clear that D Bar has two different sides to its personality. By day, D bar is a casual pastry shop/cafe - a great place to grab a bite from the pastry case or a menu, hang out or order a cake or pastries for a special occasion. At night it becomes more of a dessert and wine bar with the plated dessert menu starting at 5p.m. being a focus of the p.m. service. Our coffee, wine and savory menus are available all day and night. Come by and see us! We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.
Prime Rib Crostini with Dortmunder-apricot glaze
Crab Cakes with Cracked Mustard Aioli
White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
Address: 1735 19th Street Denver, CO 80202
Description: Located downtown in the Historic Union Pacific Building and adjacent to Coors Field, the Denver ChopHouse & Brewery is perfect for any occasion. Come try our extensive wine collection, handcrafted beer brewed on site, weekend brunch, happy hour and great menu.
Address: 4994 East Hampden Ave Denver, CO 80222
Description: The Duffeyroll is a treat that’s become a tradition in Colorado. Established in 1986, an entire generation has grown up enjoying our delicious cinnamon rolls, great eats, and friendly, relaxed vibe. Today we have a full breakfast and lunch menu, a bake-at-home product, corporate catering…we even delivery our legendary rolls by the dozen. So just say no to the same-old-same-old, humdrum fast food and bland baked goods. You deserve a Duffeyroll or ten.
Address: 2413 W 32nd Ave Denver, CO 80211
Description:duo Restaurant is a hidden treasure for those seeking a special dining experience tucked in one of Denver’s hippest neighborhood, Highland. Duo offers a relaxed and unassuming environment attracting diners who might wish to linger over a cup of coffee, a glass of wine at the bar, or to enjoy a hearty meal. The stylish neighborhood restaurant is elegant and exciting. It’s the kind of place you want to show off to those who think they know where all the hot spots are in the City! Duo Restaurant offers a seasonal changing menu with the freshest ingredients available. Choose from a selection of appetizers or entrees that will satisfy the biggest meat eaters or the most discerning vegetarians. But as many food critics and guests note make sure you save room for dessert as Yasmin Lozada-Hissom, Duo’s wonderful pastry chef creates magical sweets to finish your meal.
Banana Almond Nougat/Oreo Crust/Meringe Edge Cow
Address: 1111 14th Street Denver, CO 80202
Description: EDGE is downtown Denver’s neighborhood steakhouse at Four Seasons Hotel Denver, on 14th and Arapahoe. Sit down in our sleek dining room for a wood-grilled steak dinner and one of our 200 wines by the bottle or come to the bar for a Kobe slider and a wine flight chosen from our 50 wines by the glass. We’ve brought Colorado’s best local ingredients to the heart of downtown Denver for the most chic farm-to-table food experience you’ll find anywhere.
Spinach enchiladas (VEG)
Chips and salsa
Address: 5050 S Syracuse St Denver, CO 80237
Description: Garcia's proudly uses only the freshest ingredients to create the finest Mexican dishes. They prepare their authentic, original recipes as well as new favorites. All of their sauces, salsas, guacamole, chips, beans, rice and meat dishes are prepared fresh daily. Garcia's uses only the finest meats, tortillas, garden-fresh produce, natural cheese and quality dairy products. They cook with no lard, only cholesterol-free vegetable oil and use no MSG.
Menu: Watermelon & Heirloom Tomato Salad (VEG) (GF)
Address: 3242 E Colfax Ave Denver, CO 80206
Phone: (303) 399-9703
Description: A rollicking, late-night neighborhood hang with sixteen microbrews on tap, groovy artwork, and a map-spanning menu.
Mini Cupcakes (both GF, Vegan, and regular)
Assorted mini cookies
Address: 3434 W 32nd Ave Denver, CO 80211
449 Main Street Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: 303-477-3556 Denver/720-438-2113 Longmont
Description: Denver's original gourmet cupcake bakery. Decadence from scratch, and so many to choose from! Using the finest, freshest ingredients, we craft each cake by hand into a scrumptious delicacy with whimsical elegance. It's old fashioned TLC, and it's so worth it. Perfect for all occasions, all ages - weddings, birthdays, charity events, business gifts or book club. Just give us a call ... because everyone deserves a little sugar. They'll make you happy. Visit us in Longmont too!
Address: 1700 Humboldt Street Denver, CO 80218
Description: Our intention at Humboldt is to serve inspired, fresh, approachable, and honest food. We want to provoke your senses and take them from classic, nostalgic flavors to new, inspired dishes with a nod towards the American classics. With the kitchen led by Executive Chef DJ Nagle and Chef de Cuisine Kollin Gately, this is modern American cooking at its best. Our menu features the kind of food you’d want to eat with friends and family, sparking memorable flavors while satisfying your palate. Using mostly local ingredients, our produce, farm and fish are prepared on site every day, and paired with ingredients so good they really speak for themselves.
Ahi tuna tartar with fresh butter lettuce cups
Chicken lettuce wrap
Address: 5370 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Description: We are an elegant, modern Chinese restaurant known for our light, Asian inspired cuisine. Our menu also features a wide selection of modern Chinese classics including stir-fry's and fresh seafood, as well as a large assortment of small plate appetizers. Our ultra-comfortable lounge has an outstanding selection of wines by the glass and bottle, in addition to premium cocktails for your enjoyment.
Menu: Vegetarian puttanesca capers kalamata olives, onions, garlic, banana peppers, artichokes, tomatoes, orecchiette pasta
Address: 400 East 20th Avenue Denver, CO 80205
Description: Your favorite neighborhood Gastropub, featuring a dynamic and fresh menu, an extensive list of Colorado microbrews, exclusive Oskar Blues draughts, and an eclectic list wine list featuring several Colorado vinyards with wines by the glass under $10!
(GF) Beef Tenderloin Pintxos
(Grilled beef tenderloin, pickled onions, cotija cheese, chipotle aioli, corn tortilla)
Chocolate Cola Cake
Address: 10600 Westminster Blvd. Westminster, CO 80020
Description: Kachina-A modern Southwestern restaurant that sits comfortably close to Denver and Boulder, yet just far enough away to escape the exhaustive beat and to truly enjoy a festive gathering with friends and family. There’s nowhere better to relax and soak in the rich Southwest culture and its spirited cuisine than Kachina: an inviting oasis where you can sit by a calming Kiva fireplace on an expansive patio while looking out toward the Rockies in the distance. Our chefs take diners on a culinary journey back to the land with grilled bison, green chile burgers, posole, Navajo tacos and more, just as the locals have done for hundreds of years. Kachina also features an extensive wine list, local & regional brews, and creative, crafted cocktails. Let Kachina's collection of handcrafted tequilas and artisan mezcals expand your horizon.
Address: 1530 16th Street Denver, CO 80202
Description: The Kitchen Denver, located in the heart of LoDo, opened just over two years ago as The Kitchen Community's forth and largest restaurant. The 8,000 square-foot space reflects the same modern, yet warm design that The Kitchen Boulder, The Kitchen [Upstairs], and The Kitchen [Next Door] embody. The menu includes many of the favorite items from The Kitchen Boulder, but has some Denver-specific offerings, including the very popular raw bar. The combination of the artistic and welcoming space and intricate, yet accessible menu allows The Kitchen Denver to appeal to guests seeking a formal dining experience, or a casual, high-energy bar setting.
Address: 1610 Little Raven Street, Suite #200
Description: Steps from the Millennium Bridge in the heart of Denver's RiverFront Park neighborhood, La Biblioteca comes to Denver by way of internationally-recognized Chef Richard Sandoval. Modeled after Chef's esteemed New York City concept, "the Library of Tequila," serves up a collection of his personal favorite tequila selections and a menu of Latin-Asian chef inspired cuisine ranging from sushi, wok dishes to carefully-curated small plates, tacos, and salads.
Menu: Arugula pesto and mascarpone crostinis (vegetarian)
Address: 410 E 7th Ave Denver, CO 80203
Description: Nestled in Capitol Hill across from Governor's Park, Lala's Wine Bar + Pizzeria is providing Denver the perfect combination of high-end wines-including 60 wines by the glass-and thin-crust, Neapolitan-style pizza inspired by the Italian trattoria. Using only San Marazano tomatoes for our rich, savory tomato sauce, these pizzas capture the quintessential flavors of Italy-with New World flair. We look to source local products and support many small farms, winery's and distillers right here in Colorado. Lala's prides itself on preparing many housemade menu items including our pasta, mozzarella, ricotta, gelato, all the way down to housemade limoncello. Voted best Wine Bar in Denver multiple times and best neighborhood restaurant in Denver, Lala's is the perfect spot for any occasion. Stop by and enjoy the open-air dining room, the cozy bar or the quaint, street-side patio for brunch, lunch or dinner. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Beet Hummus with Lavash Crackers and Micro-Herbs (VEG)
Chocolate Pots de Creme with Salted Caramel and Espresso Milk Crumble (GF)
Address: 2030 W. 30th Avenue Denver, CO 80211
Description: Linger, the second concept behind Root Down's Chef/Owner Justin Cucci is located in Denver's Lower Highlands neighborhood. Linger’s vibrant menu reflects a broad farm-to-street sensibility with a spin on traditional ethnic eats. Design elements can be described as a purposeful contradiction featuring reclaimed boxcar floors, a brick ellipse, a Lite Brite bar top and infinity windows with incredible views into downtown Denver. The food, the service, the story combine to extract a feeling. Linger is like a mixtape, and we hope it connects. We’re not trying to reinvent food -- it’s simpler than that. We hope to elicit a feeling – like you get when you hear your favorite song. Linger now offers lunch! Tuesday - Friday 11:30 am till 2:30 pm.
Menu: Crispy Beef Tongue with Chile Pasilla and Charred Jalapeno Salsa
Address: 2461 Larimer Street Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 303- 295-0686
Description: Los Chingones, is Chef/Owner Troy Guard’s Mexican concept. The newly built space features a 90- seat rooftop bar and open main floor dining room, serving bold, flavorful, Guard-style twists on tapas style Mexican favorites. Los Chingones will serve dinner Monday through Sunday.
Address: 500 16th Street Denver, CO 80202
Description: Maggiano’s is conveniently located in the Denver Pavilions on downtown’s 16th Street Mall. Our location offers easy free shuttle access to hotels, the Denver Convention Center, the Denver Performing Arts Complex & more. Maggiano's 275-seat dining room is an ideal location for your special occasion lunch or dinner, client meeting or gathering of friends. The seasonal patio seating has the feel of dining on the bustling streets in one of the Little Italy neighborhoods across the country. Regular visitors include Colorado Governors – present & past, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, music stars such as Jon Bon Jovi, members of the Denver Broncos, & other sports & community celebrities.
Address: 501 16th Street Denver, CO 80202
Description: Marlowe’s Historic Saloon and Chophouse opened in 1982. Marlowe's remains one of Denver's most popular gathering spots for lunch, dinner or after work. We pride ourselves on being locally owned and operated and feel a commitment to our community and a responsibility to create a pleasant environment for all of our guests and wonderful staff. Marlowe's has worked diligently to provide quality service, food and beverages at reasonable prices. Our wonderful staff will guide you through your experience with wine selections, recommendations and answers to all of your questions. At Marlowe's we empower each member of our staff to do anything possible to ensure your happiness!
Ahi Tuna Tartar Wontons- avocado-wasabi, sour cream
Seared New York Strip on a Crostini with garlic mousse
Carrot Cake- cream cheese icing, pineapple syrup
Address: Larimer Square 1465 Larimer Street, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 825-3663
Description: Ocean Prime is the culmination of a creative exercise we started in 2006 to define the best in culinary, beverage, service and atmosphere. Our team wanted to pair a great steakhouse with a great seafood restaurant. We imagined a place where our guests are greeted by name and partner with us in adventures of great food, wine and libation.
Menu: Corn & Rock Shrimp Risotto (GF)
Address: 1400 Arapahoe St Denver, CO 80202
Description: As sleek as a 1930s ocean liner, yet as relaxed as a dinner on the shore, the Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a Sidecar in the lounge, sidle up to the oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a… sea of Ultra-Fresh fish, Alaskan Steak-cut Halibut, seasonal favorites like fresh Copper River salmon or hard-to-find delicacies like true Dover sole or bluefin tuna. Our daily-printed menu will guide you, a wine list as deep as the sea will seduce you, and the world's freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.
Quinoa Salad- Quinoa, honey roasted carrots, dried cranberries, goat cheese, arugula, almonds; citrus herb vinaigrette
Address: 1552 E 17th Ave Denver, CO 80218
Description: Inspired by the markets and cafés that dot the European countryside, Olive & Finch draws on the tradition of local, handcrafted, fresh food prepared daily. At Olive & Finch you’ll find a marketplace and café serving chef-prepared cuisine that’s fast and convenient. Fresh baked pastries, a full coffee bar, fresh-pressed juices, artisan sandwiches, hearty soups, tasty salads and a variety of prepared foods in our marketplace are available to-go for those folks that keep a busy life. We are committed to making our food from scratch using organic & locally-grown produce, & all natural, sustainable meats & dairy whenever possible. Awarded 5280, Westword & Zagat's Best New Restaurant in 2014, O&F is available to cater your next breakfast meeting, business lunch or special occasion.
Address: 250 Josephine Street Denver, CO 80206
Description: Opus Fine Dining and Aria Wine Bar bring a new dimension of dining to Cherry Creek North. The cuisine is French inspired, American ingenuity combined with old world charm, and cutting edge and award winning service. Make your reservations today and let your tastebuds sing.
Shrimp cocktail (GF)
Gazpacho shooters (GF)
Address: 1672 Lawrence St Denver, CO 80202
Description: At The Palm, our philosophy is simple: Treat guests like family, serve great food, and always exceed expectations. That philosophy was born in 1926, when Pio Bozzi and John Ganzi opened the first Palm in New York City. From day one, they shared their commitment to quality and generosity of spirit with every guest who walked through their doors. What began as a restaurant became a legend – a place to not only enjoy an excellent meal but also catch up with old friends, meet new ones, close business deals, and celebrate family milestones. The Palm Restaurant's menu features honest, satisfying dishes that reflect the best of our Italian-American heritage – from prime aged steaks and jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters to Italian classics like chicken parmigiana and veal martini.
Menu: Pan seared scallops, Crispy pork belly, Basil and watercress salsa verda, Smoked paprika chicharon, Finished with baby celery greens
Address: 909 17th Street Denver, CO 80202
Description: Award-winning Panzano and Chef Elise Wiggins offer the best in contemporary Northern Italian cuisine featuring local, organic, sustainable ingredients with uncompromising service and an award-winning wine list in a stylized urban setting inspired by the Italian streetscapes and terracotta tile roofs of Renaissance Florence.
Address: 1598 E. 17th Ave Denver, CO 80218
Description: Patxi’s (pronounced “Pah-Cheese”) began in the summer of 2004 in Palo Alto, CA, when a pizza lover and avid entrepreneur, Bill Freeman, partnered with an old friend and expert pizza maker, Francisco “Patxi” Azpiroz. Today, nearly a decade and multiple locations later, the pair have turned their passion for fresh deep dish pizza and genuine hospitality into a signature experience that can only be summed up as “Patxi’s.” Much more than just another pizza joint, Patxi’s embodies what your favorite neighborhood restaurant should be—a warm, welcoming place where you can share a delicious meal with friends and family and feel like you’ve belonged all along.
Menu: Chilled carrot and coriander soup, cucumber water, cilantro oil (Vegan,GF)
Address: 3163 Larimer Street Denver, CO 80205
Description: At The Populist we firmly believe that dining is a communal act. Owners Jonathan Power, Noah Price, and Cliff White, strive to emphasize this philosophy at every turn. From the numerous community tables both inside and out, to the nature and construction of the dishes on the menu, sharing your environment and your food is emphatically supported. Chef Power presents a regularly changing lineup of New American small plates that both excite and challenge diners. An approachable but nuanced wine list brings excellent bottles from lesser known winemakers to the table. And the cocktail list, featuring both classics and contemporary variations, drives home the point that this intimate eatery seeks to provide a unique and memorable experience in the burgeoning Denver dining scene.
Menu: Crispy Cod Brandade with Lemon Aioli
Address: 1600 E 17th Ave Denver CO 80218
Description: Parallel Seventeen is a neighborhood bistro and bar serving Pan-Asian cuisine with European influences. Since opening in 2005, P17 has been recognized as one of Denver's best restaurants. The handcrafted bar serves some of Denver's best original cocktails, in addition to an international wine list. Located in the heart of 17th Avenue's Restaurant Row, P17 offers one of Denver's most popular summer patios. Parallel Seventeen has all the elements of a fine-dining establishment, but still offers a friendly, intimate and casual atmosphere.
Menu: Bundino- butterscotch pudding with chocolate and caramel topping (GF)
Address: 550 Broadway Blvd Denver, CO
Phone: (720) 508-8828
Description: It was the result of founders Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and Bobby Stuckey’s culinary travels throughout Italy and years of fine dining experience. Now, they opened a second Pizzeria Locale with a simplified menu and a revolutionary oven, cooking pizzas to a blistered perfection in under two minutes.
Menu: Seared Colorado Lamb Loin served on top of toasted Faro Tabbouleh accompanied by fresh Garbanzo-Avocado Hummus, Fruition Farms Ricotta, Crème Fraiche, Green Tomato-Cucumber Almond Relish
Address: 7860 W. 16th Ave Lakewood, CO 80214
Description: Relish Catering and Events’ approach is unique to Denver catering. Known as The Food Guy Catering for 15 years, we have evolved into a diverse and multifaceted catering and events company with personalized menus. We offer our clients Inspired Cuisine and Stunning Event Design. Our team of professional event designers and creative culinary staff will ensure your vision is executed to perfection.
Address: 934 16th Street Mall Denver, CO 80202
Description: Given Rialto Café’s Location on the 16th Street Mall, a little glitz is to be expected, and there’s no better place in downtown Denver to sit back and take in the picturesque energy of the mall. A staple in the downtown dining circuit, the Rialto specializes in classic American fare with modern twists, and serves up the best in throwback cocktails. When combined with the energetic and airy atmosphere, the cozy booths, and warm setting, it all begins to resemble the feel of a smoky, swingin’ 60s supper club. While some of the dishes are familiar territory in American dining, the overall menu is anything but. Rialto takes on old favorites peppered with bold, rich flavors and pleasing presentations, as well as offering a surprise or two along the way. Featuring hand-cut steaks, seasonally fresh seafood, and an Italian dish or two, the menu is diverse, convenient, and a palate-pleaser for all tastes. The Rialto Cafe reminds you that dining and entertainment do indeed belong together and is within walking distance to many popular attractions like the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado Convention Center, Denver Pavilions, Coors Field, Pepsi Center, Mile High Stadium and the RTD Light Rail. Rialto Café is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a fabulous weekend brunch featuring Denver’s Best Bottomless Mimosas with exotic fruit juice bar, and our happy hour happens every day 3-6PM!
Pork Sauté with mango mustard glaze
Non Alcoholic mojito
Address: 1525 Blake St Denver, CO 80202
Description: The day starts early in the Rio kitchen. Fresh tortillas, chips and guacamole, all are made from scratch every day. The black bean - so beautiful is the taste it’s worshiped in every Rio kitchen and remains the only bean on its menu. Rio's years exploring the Yucatan Peninsula and Guatemala laid the foundation for the Rio Kitchen. Rio’s goal is to make fresh, healthy, unpretentious, honest food that tastes great.
Beet Hummus with Lavash Crackers and Micro-Herbs (VEG)
Chocolate Pots de Creme with Salted Caramel and Espresso Milk Crumble (GF)
Website : www.rootdowndenver.com
Address: 1600 W 33rd Av. Denver, CO 80211
Description: Root Down aims to connect the neighborhood to a dining experience in the same way ingredients are connected to food. There should be a seamless bond between the elements and experience, which stimulates the senses and draws people in. Root Down is happy to accommodate guests with allergies or special dietary needs such as Gluten Intolerances and Veganism. Root Down serves "globally influenced seasonal cuisine," which basically means we go where inspiration leads us. We're not tied to one style or genre we're hoping to create one of our own. At Root Down we pride ourselves on striving to solve the 'Omnivore's Dilemma.' We have created a dining spot where all dietary needs will be accommodated, including vegetarian, vegan, raw and gluten free; also allergies or intolerances are always handled professionally by the kitchen team. Our menu has icons reflecting this philosophy, though we always request you notify your server of specific needs. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Menu: Watermelon Fresno Gelee shot with Kaffir Lime Sweet Milk
Address: 1518 South Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80210
Description: Sessions are for sharing, globally-inspired, locally sourced and seasonally-influenced, cuisine from vivid iron-clad cookware. Eighteen taps of elevated craft cocktails, elegant beers and esoteric wines, compliment an extensive beverage program designed to awaken every session whether before or after a day well lived. A casual, vibrant, east-meets-west environment enriched by local and international street art provides both the gateway into, and the backdrop for dining, drinking and lingering in three sweeping architectural areas inspired by nature, movement, music, light and art.
Menu: Maine style Lobster Rolls with a housemade Hoagie
Address: 11911 W 6th Ave Golden, CO 80401
Description: Set atop a hillside overlooking downtown Denver, Simms Steakhouse offers Denver the best in destination dining. Noted for the best view in Denver, guests enjoy premier scenic dining with both indoor & outdoor seating options perfect for business dinners, special occasion dining or a family night… out. Simms Steakhouse offers a spectacular new menu featuring an expansive selection of high-quality Certified Angus Beef, fresh fish, seafood, prime rib, poultry & salads. The Sixth Avenue Lounge offers indoor & outdoor soft seating areas providing guests with an unprecedented look at "Denver's Famous View". With a variety of specialty drinks & an extensive lounge menu, Sixth Avenue Lounge is the perfect place for social gatherings & delicious light bites.
Menu: Brioche French Toast with white Peach Whip and Strawberry Gran Mariner Sauce
Address: 700 N Colorado Blvd Denver, CO 80206
Description: Snooze re-energizes the way you think, feel, and ultimately eat breakfast. Established in 2006 by hospitality journeyman turned entrepreneur Jon Schlegel, Snooze invites you to a breakfast experience. Picture breakfast and lunch crafted from scratch recipes focusing on the highest level ingredients; a setting filled with energy and pouring over in creativity; service radiating fun and knowledge throughout. Our goal is to bring you the best breakfast and lunch experience around.
Menu: Cinnamon Roll Parfait
Address: 2461 Larimer St. #101 Denver, CO 80205
Description: Chefs Noah French and Troy Guard's dessert lounge with chef's counter will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving savory dishes and specializing in desserts, pastries and sweets.
Menu: China Town chicken wings
Address: 523 E 17th Ave Denver, CO 80203
Description: Steubens, Denver, is a restaurant that respects the history of its name and the core ingredients of the American Regional classics we have attempted to recreate. These dishes are America's cuisine and American's interpretations of the dishes of our diverse cultural heritage. We have enjoyed the endless debates, opinions, stories, research, consultations and food memories that have led us to the opening version of the Steuben's menu. Eat at Steuben's. Take-Out from Steuben's. Drink at Steuben's. Feel at home, in Denver, at Steuben's.
Menu: Flank Steak Bao Bun with Miso Butter Sauce
Address: 10111 Inverness Main St Englewood, CO 80112
Description: Street Kitchen Asian Bistro (STK) captures the vibrant cuisine of Asian street foods in a modern, vibrant and fresh atmosphere. Using traditional recipes, Chef/Owner Mary Nguyen creates the best street foods from Malaysia, China, Japan, Vietnam and Thailand. Starting from scratch and… using the freshest and highest quality ingredients is the only way to authentically prepare Asian cuisine. Using a well stocked pantry of fragrant jasmine rice, Shaoxing wine, first-press peanut oil, quality brewed soy and fish sauce and artisan wheat, egg and rice noodles, STK chefs create hand-crafted regional dishes. We even roast our own nuts, chilies and spices, some of which are ground daily to prepare a variety of authentic curries. We encourage guests to make a meal of many small plates, ordering from across Asia through the STK menu. Food appears at the table as it sizzles, crackles and simmers fresh from the kitchen, each dish arriving as it is prepared.
Menu: "Tamale de Poblano": Steamed corn masa / Oaxaca cheese / Poblano rajas / Roasted poblano cream sauce / crema fresca / pico de gallo (VEG, Gluten and Nut Free)
Address: 1400 Larimer St Denver, CO 80202
Description: The menus at Tamayo offer a modern interpretation of authentic Mexican food with recipes created by critically acclaimed Chef/Owner Richard Sandoval at his Maya Restaurant in New York City. Our warm décor is spectacular with amber & coral colored walls featuring exquisite artwork that includes silver encrusted toucans, silver and volcanic rock guacamole bowls & Mayan masks to keep a watchful eye over the restaurant. Tamayo is truly a unique dining experience for intimate business luncheons, dinners, social events and large celebrations as well.
Description: Whatever the backdrop, “A Taste of the Wild,” Denver Zoo’s premier caterer will fashion a menu that complements your theme and satisfies the palate. All arrangements regarding food, beverages, theme packages and entertainment packages can be made through the catering sales office.
Chicken Breast with bacon
Garlic mashed potatoes with chimichurri sauce
Address: 8390 Northfield Blvd Denver CO 80238
Description: Treat yourself to our sumptuous 50-item seasonal selection salad area including appetizers, soups, salads, and side items. Enjoy our house-baked Brazilian cheese bread and one of our signature cocktails, the caipirinha. As you feast on the Brazilian fare, let one of our in-house wine connoisseurs select the perfect pairing from our extensive wine list. Turn your card to green and prepare to be swarmed by a troop of carvers generously serving various cuts of sizzling Angus beef, lamb, pork, chicken, and Brazilian sausage.
Menu: Cucumber and Almond Gazpacho with Smoked Lake Trout and Crème Fraiche
Address: 2134 Larimer Street
Description: We are a lively Urban Bistro with exceptional guest driven service and rustic cuisine that is rooted in the American & Scandinavian culinary tradition, creatively crafted around the freshest ingredients available. Our beverage program is geared toward small wine producers, eclectic beer offerings, and hand-crafted cocktails.
Menu: Raw and Roasted Vegetable Salad with honeyed Cana de Cabra Goat Cheese
Address: 2906 E 6th Ave Denver, CO 80202
Description: The Truffle Cheese Shop is Denver's finest source for handmade small-batch cheeses, charcuterie and hard to find specialty foods. Since 2000, the Truffle has supplied the Denver community with some of the best foods the world has to offer.
Menu: Raw and Roasted Vegitable Salad with honeyed Cana de Cabra Goat Cheese
Address: 2556 15th St. Denver, CO 80205
Description: The Truffle Table is Denver’s only restaurant for the best cheeses, cured meats and fine foods. The sister business for The Truffle Cheese Shop, The Truffle Table hopes to share our passion and love of cheese with Denver and the rest of the world.
Heirloom tomatoes and avocado
House cured bacon, cotija cheese, cumin vinaigrette (GF) (option of vegan by omitting bacon)
Address: 1822 Blake St Denver, CO 80202
Description: Vesta, the Goddess of the Hearth, is the most beautiful of Roman divinities, bright and pure like the flame that is her symbol. Latins made Vesta a goddess who personified the earth and fire. She presided over the preparation of meals: Vesta was offered the first food and drink. The hearth… conjures up visions of domesticity and peace, for the hearth is the traditional center of family life. It symbolizes warmth, security, and companionship a place for dreaming where it becomes possible by peering into the embers, to find physical and mental renewal and a place to discover the secrets of the future. At Vesta Dipping Grill, we have combined these themes to provide a unique dining experience. Vesta is simplicity, quality, comfort, life, art, scent, relaxation, taste, sound, and fun.
Menu: Italian Sausage Spezzatino
Address: 1600 15th St Denver, CO 80202
Description: A landmark restaurant in LoDo, Wazee Supper Club has been serving its famed pizzas, strombolis and sandwiches since 1974. There is plenty of history at Wazee from the 1930s-era mahogany back bar to the vintage telegraph clock and the converted garage door opener from 1937 that has been converted into dumbwaiter to deliver food to second-floor diners.
Strawberry Rhubarb Tart
Address: 214 E. 13th Avenue Denver, CO 80203
WaterCourse Bakery is proud to serve a 100% vegan baked goods with lots of Gluten Free options. We are a vegan bakery that provides pastries, cakes, bread, and gluten-free baked goods to our sister restaurants, WaterCourse Foods and City O' City, as well as to The Bean Cycle, Happy Coffee, Wash Perk, and the general public. Call the bakery for cake orders, pastries, baked goods and general info (pricing, commercial accounts, etc..) 303-318-9843. We are a commercial bakery, this is NO store front. If you want to enjoy our tasty delights, they are located in display cases at both City O' City and Watercourse. The display cases are always stocked 24/7.
Salted caramel brownies
Peanut butter sandwich cookies
Address: 7400 E. Hampden Ave. Denver, CO 80231
Description: Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.
Menu: Marinated Pickled Shrimp Shooters
Address: 1634 18th St . Denver, CO 80202
Description: From our start in 1988, we've worked to be good environmental stewards in our community. We began recycling glass and cardboard almost from the start. Today those measures are joined by extensive composting, recycling, and water and energy conservation efforts. Our menu features a wealth of Colorado-produced meats and vegetables, Redbird Farms chicken, and wild salmon certified by the Marine Stewardship Counsel as a renewable resource. We use premium malts and hops in our beer and trans fat-free oil in our fryers, and we source a large number of staples and condiments from local producers.
Address: 1610 Little Raven Street, Riverfront Park Denver, CO 80202
Description: Zengo is an artful blend of Latin-Asian styles and flavors. Chef-owner Richard Sandoval, whose accolades include Bon Appétit Restaurateur of the Year and Mexico's Toque d'Oro, spins regional ingredients into beautifully balanced dishes designed for sharing. The beverage menu features innovative, hand-muddled cocktails as well as Latin wines, Japanese sakes and over 100 Tequilas. The vibrant décor fuses traditional and contemporary tastes, the perfect setting to savor Zengo's acclaimed cuisine.
Address: 2201 Arapahoe St Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 303-296-9460 ext. 26
Description: Great Divide brews some of the globe's most balanced yet assertive and flavorful beers. These beers have landed an impressive amount of acclaim: Great Divide beers have earned 16 Great American Beer Festival medals and 5 World Beer Cup awards. Great Divide was also ranked eighth in Ratebeer.com’s 2010 “The Best Brewers in the World” and was ranked 7th in Beer Advocate’s 2009 “All-Time Top Breweries on Planet Earth.”
Address: 13th and Ford Street Golden, CO 80401
Description: Through its diverse collection of storied breweries, MillerCoors brings American beer drinkers an unmatched selection of the highest quality beers steeped in centuries of brewing heritage. Miller Brewing Company and Coors Brewing Company offer domestic favorites such as Coors Light, Miller Lite, Miller High Life and Coors Banquet, as well as innovative new products such as Miller Fortune. Tenth and Blake Beer Company, our craft and import division, offers beers such as Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy from sixth-generation Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and Blue Moon Belgian White from modern craft pioneer Blue Moon Brewing Company. Tenth and Blake also operates Crispin Cidery, an artisanal maker of pear and apple ciders using 100 percent fresh-pressed American juice. The company imports world-renowned beers such as Italy’s Peroni, the Czech Republic’s Pilsner Urquell and the Netherlands’ Grolsch. MillerCoors also offers pioneering new brands such as Redd’s Apple Ale, Batch 19 Pre-Prohibition Lager, Third Shift Amber Ale and Smith & Forge Hard Cider. MillerCoors seeks to become America’s best beer company through an uncompromising promise of quality, a keen focus on innovation and a deep commitment to sustainability. MillerCoors is a joint venture of SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Company. Learn more at MillerCoors.com, at facebook.com/MillerCoors or on Twitter through @MillerCoors.
Address: 8000 Southpark Terrace Littleton, CO 80120
Description: RNDC is the second largest distributor of premium wine and spirits in the U.S., with wholly-owned operations in Colorado, 13 other states and the District of Columbia.