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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“about 1.6 miles northwest is Snooze -they have several locations, but this one is in Union Station, a historical and touristy hip part of town. again, try to get here close to opening, Denver loves waiting in line for Snooze.”
  • 79 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Within Union Station downtown, a beautiful restaurant. You can go more casual on the market side or more upscale in the dining room. Excellent food either way! ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Gourmet tacos is their specialty! Good drinks, guacamole and salsa among many other options. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great Sports Bar next to Union Station. Enjoy cheering on your favorite team or relax on the patio and people watch, good food, nice atmosphere!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Spacious seafood spot near Union Station with an open kitchen turns out everything from crude & caviar to lobster rolls ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Ask to be seated upstairs for an elegant, intimate setting for cocktails and a bite to eat. The bar is inside Union Station, which is one of my favorite spots for people watching with those coming and going from the train station. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you are looking for a low cost but good place, try Zoe Ma Ma. It is Chinese street food right next to union station. I like stopping here waiting for my train to the airport.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Think ShakeShack but, dare I say, better??? The burgers are good, but the sweet potato fries take them over the top. And there’s some creative shakes.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“There is great food and the layout makes for a comfortable and private dining experience. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Historic train station recently renovated in the heart of downtown. Tons of restaurants, shops and people watching nearby.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Terminal Bar for drinks and to check out the scene. The Kitchen next door for great food that won't break the bank. Get the garlic smashers or the tomato soup. We also love Mercantile Dining & Provision for a fancier dining experience. If you call ahead you can reserve the chefs table to watch all of the action. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Sophisticated environs with glass-enclosed floor-to-ceiling wine room & elevated Italian offerings. www.veniceristorante.com”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian eatery serves casual breakfast & quick lunch plus a more extensive evening menu of pasta & pizza. www.denveritalianrestaurants.net”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent seafood with a daily list of fresh fish and the dishes they make from the list. The bar is also good with smaller dishes and a great place to have a drink. The Oxford is a beautiful old Hotel and a block from Union Station. The rooms are filled with antiques and worth looking at. My favorite Hotel in Denver!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Health-minded local chain for smoothies, salads, burritos & more in an upscale fast-food format. www.theproteinbar.com”
  • 5 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Delicious authentic Spanish food tucked into Union Station- great tapas & happy hour drinks. Patio is perfect for people watching!”
  • 2 locals recommend