Osteria Marco, and Bones – an Asian-fusion noodle restaurant); or Table 6 –
Chef Scott Parker’s classic American
bistro known for its creative cuisine and
No matter what you’re craving, Denver’s
restaurant scene is sure to satisfy. Browse
our sampling of listings, and enjoy the
city’s variety whenever you dine out.
Matt Inden/Weaver Multimedia Group, The Colorado Tourism Office
The following is are helpful area dining
guides, go-to restaurant review sources,
local restaurant-related programming
(radio and television shows), as well as
national sites that feature Denver-area
restaurant listings and reviews.
Denver is 5,280 feet above sea level,
which is how this popular city lifestyle
magazine got its name. Beyond its
reputation as a valuable resource for all
things Denver, it also has a comprehensive
restaurant section, including reviews, openings, closings, and more. It also publishes
an annual “Top of the Town” issue that’s
available on local newsstands and online,
and there are more than 300 restaurant
reviews on the magazine’s website.
that’s been featured in both Bon Appétit
and National Geographic Traveler.
Got beer? This city definitely does. Did
you know that Denver brews more beer
than any other U.S. city? With 80 different beers brewed daily and the Coors
Brewery in nearby Golden (founded in
1873), it’s no surprise that the Great
American Beer Festival is held here each
fall, as well as such local events as the
Denver Beer Fest. Sip on some tasty suds
at Wynkoop Brewing Co. – the largest
brewpub in the United States. Try a sampling from the Falling Rock Tap House –
it’s easy with this brewpub’s selection of
more than six dozen taps.
LOCAL FLAVORS AND CREATIVE
Colorado’s agricultural bounty and
Denver’s thriving famer’s market scene
mean that going local is easy to do, with
delicious results. Many area restaurants are
creating innovative dishes with the freshest
produce, fruits, meat cheese and eggs that
the region has to offer. The area’s flavors
are varied, too – from Pacific-Rim fusion
and comfort food to ethnic hotspots and
traditional French, Italian and more.
Try Frasca’s in nearby Boulder – an
Italian favorite and consistently named as
one of the area’s top 10 restaurants;
Mizuna in Governor’s Park – acclaimed
Denver chef Frank Bonnano’s flagship
restaurant (he also owns Luca Di Italia,
Boulder’s city magazine also features an
extensive listing of area restaurants, with
reviews, profiles, and more.
This national franchise of city guides also
includes Denver. Find top picks in a
variety of dining categories, and reviews
of not only restaurants, but also nightlife
and entertainment venues.
Colorado Restaurant Association
This nonprofit offers an online dining guide
of more than 4,500 member restaurants