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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighbourhood
“LoDo is a bustling downtown neighborhood known for its trendy shopping and dining scene. String lights illuminate Larimer Square, a historic block with elegant Victorian buildings housing trendy boutiques and sleek restaurants and lounges. Nearby Union Station, a beaux arts-style transport hub, also has cool places to eat and drink, plus summer events that include concerts and a weekly farmers' market.”
  • 389 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“This is a great place for shopping! Fabulous Target and many other household stores all within easy walking distance!”
  • 313 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Intimate, lively brewery & bar offering tastes of their own beers, growlers to go & free tours.”
  • 111 locals recommend
Plaza
“Great restaurants, lounges, and shopping. A wonderful place to find unusual and unique gifts”
  • 121 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Huge building with the world famous blue bear peeking in, almost always something interesting going on inside as well. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Lounge
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“A former brothel turned nightlife king. Great food, concoctions and music. A must place to visit while in town.”
  • 125 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Plays, musicals, comedies... oh my! Several stages including the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Café
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“My fav breakfast spot. known for their cinnamon roll pancakes!! And long wait lines on the weekends. No reservations. Closes at 2:30.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Downtown on the 16th street mall, great kick off place to people watch, shop and explore downtown area”
  • 50 locals recommend
Theatre
“Theatre, opera, musicals, concerts, and Colorado symphony orchestra all in one place!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Bar/club featuring dozens of classic arcade games & pinball machines, plus diverse live music acts.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“You can get around easily all through downtown with bike carriage services (you'll have to flag one of those guys down. They will have huge calves), cheap bikes, scooters, free mall bus, Lift, Uber, regular buses. Downtown”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bookshop
“Yes, there is still an independent bookstore in Denver. And this is a very good one. Children's books one of their specialties. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“award winning restaurant and chef alex siedel. the food is fantastic and a visit to union station is a must. if you miss it for dinner, grab some made from scratch pastries and coffee for a morning stroll around downtown. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Colorado's first brewpub offers craft beers and New American pub grub in a pool hall/bar setting.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Saturday & Sunday brunch paired to live local jazz! On-street parking is free on Sundays as well. ”
  • 47 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Lounge
“A former brothel turned nightlife king. Great food, concoctions and music. A must place to visit while in town.”
  • 125 locals recommend
Café
“My fav breakfast spot. known for their cinnamon roll pancakes!! And long wait lines on the weekends. No reservations. Closes at 2:30.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Arcade
“Bar/club featuring dozens of classic arcade games & pinball machines, plus diverse live music acts.”
  • 61 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“award winning restaurant and chef alex siedel. the food is fantastic and a visit to union station is a must. if you miss it for dinner, grab some made from scratch pastries and coffee for a morning stroll around downtown. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Brewery
“Colorado's first brewpub offers craft beers and New American pub grub in a pool hall/bar setting.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Saturday & Sunday brunch paired to live local jazz! On-street parking is free on Sundays as well. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Amazing restaurant!! Perfect place for a special occasion in downtown Denver. It's a higher-end restaurant but the steaks are incredible!”
  • 27 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great food and drink in an old building in Larimer square, the original Denver proper!”
  • 39 locals recommend

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