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Best things to do in Denver

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“One of my favorites, small, contemplative, contemporary, modern art museum with changing exhibits. Downtown location. Great cafe on top floor. mcadenver.org”
147 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“I grew up around Six Flags, so for me this one isn't the top of my list, but not because it doesn't offer some killer excitement for the day, and a water park side by side. Instead it's because I like to ride killer coasters, and this one boasts only 2, so if that's not a big deal, it's a great park!”
150 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This place won a spot on the Best 50 Bars in the United States. Amazing cocktails, cool speakeasy ambiance and they serve a small menu of food items. ”
205 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Great park within biking or strolling distance. Great for frisbee, picnics, and biking. On a clear day, you can see the mountains in the distance and it's always super green. ”
223 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Catered to an eclectic group of diners: vegans, vegetarians, late-night club-goers and bar hoppers, the gluten-free, and open-minded omnivores.”
180 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This place has a fantastic breakfast/brunch! Get their early, sometimes there is a wait! ”
139 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Fun atmosphere with bowling alley, darts, VR games and more. Daily happy hour specials.”
167 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great diner style place with creative drinks and a variety of cuisines-- American food, mexican, jewish/middle eastern, east-coast favorites like lobster rolls. ”
137 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“This old theater is surrounded by bars and restaurants and has some great acoustics. It's a small venue with 3 bars inside, so lots of body heat can make it toasty inside.”
94 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“A Denver staple for sushi. Great place for a date night or special occasion, as prices are higher. ”
121 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“concept restaurants/bars/breweries/hotel/farmers market, what else do you need?”
157 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“The home of the Broncos! This massive stadium is just west of the city. It's a fun place to check out if you're a football game, and a great place to see a game if you can get your hands on a ticket!”
79 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“I use to live in Oregon where Voodoo came from so when they arrived I was excited. My fav is the voodoo doll donut. This establishment is CASH only.”
137 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Modern Coffee spot. Good variety on the menu and good coffee. Maybe the most popular coffee shop in RINO.”
131 locals recommend
Market
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“The best bakery is inside of the Denver Central Market, Izzios. I recommend the Queen Ann pastry or if your lucky and they have made the financier. Great spot for fresh baked loaves of bread as well.”
128 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Work & Class offers delicious share style plates and cocktails. The location is rather small and off of the very lively Larimer street in RiNo ( River North Arts District) and I don't believe they offer reservations so go early or prepare to wait. ”
119 locals recommend