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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

New American Restaurant
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“Linger about 2.6 miles away, is a great restaurant and bar offering "international street food" so the cuisine is a bit all over the place, but lots of good asian cuisine. Be sure to check out the roof top bar with really nice downtown views, with the "O'Linger mortuaries" -it really used to be a mortuary! ”
  • 343 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Extremely cool mix of several restaurants with a view of downtown Denver. We especially recommend The Rotary - Before starting The Rotary, chef/co-owner Don Gragg worked at acclaimed restaurants nationwide including Barolo Grill, Starfish (Denver), Chez Panisse (Berkeley, Calif.) and Gramercy Tavern (New York).”
  • 287 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Delicious vegetarian/vegan friendly spot for brunch or dinner. Also, bottomless mimosas. ”
  • 223 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“It’s hard to overstate Williams & Graham’s impact in putting Denver’s bar scene on the national radar. You'd be hard-pressed to find better drinks than at this dark haunt, accessed through a bookshelf in a storefront. Because this is a must-visit for tourists and locals alike, waits for a seat are almost never short - but there is plenty to do in the LoHi neighborhood while you wait!”
  • 205 locals recommend
Bakery
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“The breakfast here is amazing and the service is great. Be sure to plan ahead, as the line tends to be long especially on weekends!”
  • 142 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“CLOSED on Mondays. Great Fried Chicken Special ($10) on Sundays. Unique beer selection plus phenomenal cocktails. Very welcoming environment with tremendous waitstaff. Meals are meant to share-purchase meat dishes by the pound. Delicious!”
  • 121 locals recommend
Bar
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“COOLEST bar in Colorado - it's like your camping and all downtown. Oh...and yes, they have food too.”
  • 122 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Gastrobrothel features Vegetable Forward, Globally-Inspired Dishes and a Live Music Venue ‘Electric Soapbox.’ ”
  • 116 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“This isn't your typical Mexican food. A little twist on everything, but so delicious. We call it "Nouveau Mexican". If the weather is nice, opt to sit on the giant patio upstairs. Try the garden guac, or guac with rattlesnake chorizo! Great margs too! Always fun, whether eating or just grabbing some drinks. (A serious tequila lounge opens up downstairs in the evening).”
  • 76 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Dog friendly and a wonderful outdoor atmosphere. Busy on the weekends. People come from all over the city to hang out here. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Fantastic views - reservations highly recommended. Paella is not to be missed. ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Flea Market
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“VIEWHOUSE IS A CHEF-DRIVEN, CASUAL EATERY, BAR AND ROOFTOP THAT DELIVERS A SUPERIOR, INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH A LOCALLY ROOTED VIBE AND FUN ENERGY. THE ORIGINAL VIEWHOUSE WAS FIRST CONCEPTUALIZED IN 2010 AND INSPIRED BY COLORADAN’S FONDNESS OF SPORTS, LOVE FOR THE OUTDOORS AND LIVING A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE REVOLVED AROUND FOOD, ACTIVITIES AND ALL THINGS LOCAL. VIEWHOUSE BALLPARK OPENED ITS’ DOORS MARCH 2013 IN THE THRIVING BALLPARK NEIGHBORHOOD OF DENVER, CO. ACROSS FROM COORS FIELD AND QUICKLY BECAME ONE OF “AMERICA’S MOST POPULAR BARS 2014” VIA FOURSQUARE. THE SECOND VIEWHOUSE LOCATION OPENED IN CENTENNIAL, CO. NEAR THE DENVER TECH CENTER IN AUGUST 2014 WITH SIMILAR AESTHETICS OF THE ORIGINAL LOCATION, PLUS NEW ADDED COMPONENTS, LIKE MORE ROOFTOP DINING AND THE LARGEST LED T.V. SCREEN IN COLORADO, PERFECT FOR UNPARALLELED GAME-DAY WATCHING. THE THIRD VIEWHOUSE LOCATION OPENED ITS DOORS JUNE 2017 IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN LITTLETON AND WAS LISTED AS THE “MOST ANTICIPATED SPRING OPENING” VIA EATER. FOLLOWING SUITE WITH VIEWHOUSE’S OTHER TWO LOCATIONS, IT IS EQUIPPED WITH A 170” LED T.V., A LARGE ROOFTOP DINING AREA AND AN EXCEPTIONAL VIEW OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS. EACH VIEWHOUSE LOCATION PROMISES A VIBRANT ATMOSPHERE, ANIMATED STAFF, INDOOR AND OUTDOOR FLATSCREEN AND A VARIETY OF BAR ACTIVITIES, CATERING TO THE CITY’S BIGGEST SPORTS FANS, BACKYARD GAME JUNKIES AND CASUAL DINERS ALIKE. COME ENJOY THE VIEWHOUSE EXPERIENCE – ENRICHING YOUR LIFE WITH GREAT EATS, VIEWS AND FUN.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“-Voted #1 happy hour in Denver by Eater Denver -Awarded amongst top Denver restaurants by Travel & Leisure magazine -Voted best ceviche by Westword magazine”
  • 73 locals recommend
Arcade
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“If you are into video games, 1UP is a great place to enjoy drinking and old school video games. It is located right in the heart of downtown, so add it to your barhopping list for a little extra fun!”
  • 59 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A must-do spot for dinner if you're a meat-eater and/or are in town on Sunday to enjoy their brunch (reservations are a must). The locally-owned butchers next door also sells delicious grass-fed meats. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Colorado has always been on the frontier of homegrown, homemade and handcrafted. At the Ale House, it’s in everything we do, from making our food to choosing our beer to mixing our cocktails, sourcing locally whenever we can.”
  • 69 locals recommend