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					                Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                       

20th Street Café                                                  Description: A hip restaurant and lounge, 5 degrees
                                                                  invites patrons to relax in style, enjoy exquisite
1123 20 Street                                                    food, and socialize in a contemporary setting.
Denver, CO 80202
                                                                  Category: Contemporary, Bars & Clubs, Cocktail Lounge
Description: It’s working-class food for everyone at
20th Street, where they’ve been dishing up burgers,               9th Door
eggs, hash and fantastic chicken-fried steak since                1808 Blake Street
1946. Get it hot, get it cheap, and get it fast: This
place caters to anyone with a need for good, old-
                                                                  Denver, CO 80202
fashioned diner-style cooking and a hole in the belly             303-292-2229
that no sushi, souffle or consomme will fill. Come
early, though, because while they open the doors at               Description: A hip restaurant and lounge featuring
6 a.m., they shut them after lunch.                               award-winning Spanish tapas, creatively and
                                                                  zestfully infused with flavor. Extensive wine and
Category: American, Breakfast, Diner
                                                                  specialty drinks. Best of Westwood 2006 and 2007
_________________________________________                         (small plates), the 9th Door is ideal for a variety of
                                                                  business or social gatherings. Join us for a Happy
1515 Restaurant                                                   Hour Monday through Friday.
1515 Market Street                                                Category: Bars and nightclubs
Denver, CO 80202                                                  _________________________________________
                                                                  AIX Restaurant
Description: Explore the newest flavors of Colorado.              719 East 17th Avenue
The eclectic Colorado cuisine features the finest
local ingredients available along with the freshest               Denver, CO 80203
seafood, steak, and poultry. “Award of Excellence”                303-831-1296
Wine Spectator 2001-2005.
                                                                  Description: A seasonally changing menu presents
Category: American, Contemporary                                  creative Provencal fare with the freshest ingredient.
_________________________________________                         This elegant but casual restaurant, with the award
                                                                  winning food, wine dinners, brunch and happy hour,
                                                                  has ranked among Denver’s top-rated restaurants for
1876 Restaurant at the Grand                                      5 years running
                                                                  Category: French
1750 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202
303-296-1876                                                      Altitude at Hyatt Regency
Description: Belly up to the lunch buffet for some of             Colorado Convention Center
the best business dining in the city. The cuisine                 650 15th Street
style rotates – one day its Mexican, the next its
Italian - - so no one gets bored, but the salads are              Denver, CO 80202
always good, and the Servers are as discreet as the               303-486-4434
clientele is important.

Category: American                                                Description: Experience contemporary American
_________________________________________                         cuisine in comfortable elegance. Conveniently
                                                                  situated in the heart of Denver’s downtown business
                                                                  district. Altitude is the perfect backdrop for
5 degrees                                                         conducting business or enjoying a leisurely meal.
1475 Lawrence Street                                              You can enjoy a quick breakfast, samplings from our
                                                                  limitless lunch buffet or an incredible dinner
Denver, CO 80202                                                  prepared in the open, state-of-the-art kitchen.
                                                                  Category: American, Contemporary

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alto                                                              Avenue Grill
1320 15th Street                                                  630 East 17th Avenue
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Denver, CO 80203
303-893-2586                                                      303-861-2820

Description: Located next to Larimer square, alto                 Description: Traditional San Francisco-style grill
specializes in contemporary Northern Italian cuisine,             specializing in fresh seafood, grill cuisine, pasta and
fine wines, specialty cocktails and world-class live              delicious salads. Private room available. Serving
jazz in a casual, upscale setting. Ideal for private              until 11 pm weekdays, and to midnight Sat., Sun. 5-
parties, pre-theater/event dining, dinner, or a                   10 pm.
complete entertainment experience. Valet parking
available.                                                        Category: American
Category: Italian
                                                                  Baur’s Ristorante
                                                                  1512 Curtis Street
An’s Lemongrass Grille
                                                                  Denver, CO 80202
1617 B California Street
Denver, CO 80202
720-869-0383                                                      Description: Offering flavors of the Mediterranean
                                                                  from Italy, Greece and Spain in a relaxed, elegant
Description: Come enjoy healthy, quick Vietnamese                 atmosphere. Located 3 blocks from the Colorado
food with a modern twist. In the heart of downtown                Convention Center, in the heart of the theater
Denver. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10:30 am – 7:00 pm                       district. Casual lunches, fine dining, wine bar,
                                                                  espresso, dessert. Reserve the opulent Venetian
Category: Vietnamese                                              Room for events and meetings for parties of 10-80.
                                                                  Category: Mediterranean
Appaloosa Grill                                                   _________________________________________
535 16 Street
Denver, CO 80202
                                                                  Bayou Bob’s Restaurant & Bar
720-932-1700                                                      1635 Glenarm Place
                                                                  Denver, CO 80202
Description: This employee-owned neighborhood                     303-573-6828
favorite offers high-quality cuisine, great
atmosphere and live entertainment nightly. Kitchen                Description:
open until 1 am seven days.
                                                                  Category: Cajun, Creole
Category: American, Bars & Clubs, Jazz Club                       _________________________________________
                                                                  BD’s Mongolian Barbeque
Augusta at the Westin Tabor                                       1620 Wazee Street
Center                                                            Denver, CO 80202
1672 Lawrence Street                                              303-571-1824
Denver, CO 80202
303-572-9100                                                      Description: All you can conquer “create your own
                                                                  stir fry.” We offer a full bar and excellent service in
                                                                  an upbeat atmosphere.
Description: Serving downtown Denver’s best
breakfast! Located in upscale hotel, near LoDo,
                                                                  Category: BBQ
Coors Field and performing arts complex. Voted
best Sunday brunch in Denver.

Category: American, Breakfast/Lunch

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Bella Vista Mexican Restaurant                                  features hearty western cuisine. One private
                                                                meeting room hold up to 50 people.
127 East 20 Avenue                                              *ONLY open to the public during games and events.
Denver, CO 80205                                                Will work with groups on private events on non-game
                                                                Category: American
Category: Mexican
_________________________________________                       Bogey’s on the Park
                                                                2500 York Street
Benny Blanco’s Slice of the                                     Denver, CO 80202
Bronx                                                           303-291-1354
616 East 13th Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                Description:
303-831-1346                                                    Category: American

Category: Pizza                                                 Brauns Bar & Grill
_________________________________________                       1055 Auraria Parkway
                                                                Denver, CO 80204
Bistro Vendome                                                  720-932-0707
1430 Larimer Square, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80202                                                Description: Join us as we celebrate our fifth year
303-825-3232                                                    featuring the best Colorado has to offer! Serving
                                                                aged beef, fresh seafood and a variety of classic
Description: Authentic award-winning French bistro,             American cuisine. Perfect for any occasion – lunch,
comfortable and hearty cuisine with contemporary                dinner, business, or social. Located next to the
presentation. Exquisite patio. Brunch and dinner.               Pepsi Center, Brauns is close to everywhere you
                                                                need to be.
Category: French
                                                                Category: American
Blake Street Tavern                                             Bravo! Ristorante
2401 Blake Street
                                                                1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202
                                                                Denver, CO 80202
                                                                Description: Bravo! Ristorante offers gourmet Italian
Category: American                                              cuisine served by professional singing servers who
_________________________________________                       serenade you with opera, operetta, and Broadway
                                                                show tunes. Reservations recommended.
Blue Sky Grill                                                  Category: Italian
1000 Chopper Circle
Denver, CO 80204

Description: Located at the southern entrance of
the Pepsi Center and modeled after an 100-year-old
mountain lodge using reclaimed logs from
Yellowstone and Wyoming snow fences. Menu

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                                                                   1437 California Street
                                                                   Denver, CO 80202
Breckenridge Brewery/Denver                                        303-623-4867
2220 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80205                                                   Description: The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. provides
                                                                   top quality seafood, a fun interactive experience
303-297-3644                                                       and an environment that brings the movie Forest
                                                                   Gump to life. Bubba Gump offers a variety or
Description: Across from Coors Field. Unique Beer-                 recipes including kids’ favorites, salads, steaks, tasty
B-Que, award-winning hand-crafted beers, Rocky                     smoothies, ice cold beer, and of course all kinds of
Mountain feel. Banquet facilities. Open seven days                 shrimp.
11 am -2 am
                                                                   Category: Seafood
Category: American, Brew Pubs                                      _________________________________________
                                                                   Buca di Beppo
British Bulldog                                                    1400 Market Street
2052 Stout Street                                                  Denver, CO 80202
Denver, CO 80205                                                   303-595-3287
                                                                   Description: Real immigrant southern Italian family
Description:                                                       style dinner served in an atmosphere reminiscent of
                                                                   1950’s Little Italy.
Category: Bar, English, Irish, Indian, Afghan, Tibetan
_________________________________________                          Category: Italian
Brothers BBQ
616 Washington Street, Suite 100                                   Buckhorn Exchange
Denver, CO 80203                                                   1000 Osage Street
720-297-7801                                                       Denver, CO 80204
Description: Brothers BBQ is locally owned
restaurant proud to offer award-winning BBQ at
                                                                   Description: Denver’s 113-year-old restaurant and
several convenient Denver Metro locations. Brothers
                                                                   saloon. Serving prime beef and buffalo steaks, ribs
BBQ’s full service catering department is designed to
                                                                   and elk in a genuine Old West setting. Private
meet the varied needs of any occasion or budget.
                                                                   parties (up to 65) on roofgarten terrace. Lunch Mon-
Brother BBQ caters to functions of all sizes ranging
                                                                   Fri, dinner nightly. Accessible via lightrail or 5-10
from 10 people to 10,000.
                                                                   minutes by cab.
Category: BBQ
                                                                   Category: American, Coloradan, Steak Houses
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Broker Restaurant                                                  Buenos Aires Grill
821 17th Street, #72                                               2191 Arapahoe Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                   Denver, CO 80205
303-292-5065                                                       303-296-6709
Description: Romantic dining in a real bank vault.
                                                                   Description: Argentine-style grilled meats, Spanish-
Complimentary shrimp bowl. Great steaks and fresh
                                                                   Italian cuisine and tango music make for a unique
seafood. One block from the 16th Street Mall.
                                                                   and unforgettable dining experience. Beautiful
                                                                   courtyard patio. Serving lunch, tapas, happy hour,
Category: American
                                                                   dinner and Sunday brunch. Private banquet room
_________________________________________                          available. Located four blocks from Coors Field.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.                                              Category: International, Italian, Latin

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Buenos Aires Pizzeria                                            Capitol Bar at Adams Mark
1307 22 Street                                                   1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80205                                                 Denver, CO 80202
303-296-6710                                                     303-893-3333
                                                                 Description: Capitol Bar is an elegant executive
Description:                                                     meeting space with classic cocktails, fine cigars,
                                                                 appetizers, and a view of downtown Denver.
Category: Pizza, South American
                                                                 Category: Cocktail Lounge
Café Berlin
323 14th Street                                                  Cava Greens
Denver, CO 80202                                                 303 16th Street
303-377-5896                                                     Denver, CO 80202
Description: Authentic German cuisine in a casually
elegant atmosphere. Also featuring German beers,
wines and cocktails. Voted “Best of Denver”.                     Description:

                                                                 Category: Lunch
Category: German
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Café Colore                                                      Celtic Tavern
1512 Larimer Street, R12                                         1801 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                 Denver, CO 80202
303-534-6844                                                     303-308-1795
Description: Café Colore is a contemporary Italian
café in the heart of downtown Denver at 15th and                 Category: English, Irish
Larimer. We offer alfresco dining with the perfect               _________________________________________
vantage point for all the action of downtown. Enjoy
pastas and entrees or a light gourmet pizza.
                                                                 Cheesecake Factory
Category: Italian                                                1201 16th Street
_________________________________________                        Denver, Co 80202
Capital Grille
1450 Larimer Street                                              Description: Offers over 200 menu selection and 50
                                                                 delicious desserts. “There is truly something for
Denver, CO 80202                                                 everyone!” Lunch & dinner seven days a week.
                                                                 Category: American
Description: Located on Historic Larimer Street in
the heart of downtown Denver. The Capital Grille
boasts an atmosphere of relaxed elegance, style and
award winning service. Nationally acclaimed for
dry-aging steaks on premise, The Capital Grille also
serves traditional offerings such as chops, large
North Atlantic lobsters, fresh seafood as well as an
award winning wine list featuring over 400 wines.

Category: American, Steak Houses

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                                                                  opened its doors in 1981 and has since become a
                                                                  Denver institution. This historic venue is also
                                                                  available for private functions and our in-house
Cherokee – Dining On 12th                                         talent agency specializes in corporate comedy.

Avenue                                                            Category: Comedy, Performing Arts
1201 Cherokee Street
Denver, CO 80204
                                                                  Common Grounds LoDo
                                                                  1601 17th Street
Description: Located in the heart of the Golden                   Denver, CO 80202
Triangle. A relaxed atmosphere and great food                     303-296-9248
make us the perfect stop before or after any
downtown event.                                                   Description:

Category: American                                                Category: Coffeehouse
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Churchill Bar                                                     Cook’s Fresh Market
321 17th Street                                                   1600 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Denver, CO 80202
303-297-3111                                                      303-893-2277

Description: In the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa.                     Description: A treasure-filled store packed with good
Denver’s most fashionable cigar bar features area’s               things to taste and eat; fantastic breads, pastries,
largest selection of single malt scotches, cigars and             oils, vinegar, imported cheeses, innovative prepared
premium spirits. Hours: Mon-Fri 11am – 10:30 pm;                  foods, delicious sandwiches, gift baskets and much
Sat 11 am – 11:30 pm; Sun 10am – 9:30 pm.                         more!

Category: Cigar Bars                                              Category: Deli/Soups/Salads
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Colorado Soup Man                                                 Corner Bakery Café
500 16 Street, Suite 136                                          500 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Denver, CO 80202
303-825-7687                                                      303-572-0166

Description: Zagat rated Best Soup. Showcasing 50                 Description: We can create the perfect gathering for
varieties of soup from the legendary soup man, Al                 any type of affair and any number of people.
Yeganeh, the New Yorker who inspired the Seinfeld                 Meetings or office parties - - breakfast, lunch,
episode. Alongside Yeganeh’s soups is an extensive                dinner, a snack, or all of the above. Just give us 24
selection of sandwiches, tossed salads, rice bowls, &             hours and we’ll be there, right down to the plates,
real fruit smoothies. Located at 16th & Glenarm in                cups and napkins.
the Denver Pavilions. Delivery & catering available.
                                                                  Category: Bakery
Category: Deli/Soups/Salads

Comedy Works, Inc.
1226 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Description: Named by USA Today as one of the Top
Five Comedy Clubs in the country, Comedy works

               Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                     

                                                                  two media screens in the main room and a jumbo
                                                                  screen in the VIP room. With its western cowboy
                                                                  flare, the atmosphere captures the true Wild West,
                                                                  complete with animal mounts and knobbed wood
Corner Bakery Café                                                furniture.
1147 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Category: Bars and Clubs
                                                                  Coyote Ugly Saloon
Description: We can create the perfect gathering for
any type of affair and any number of people.
                                                                  500 16th Street, Suite 350
Meetings or office parties - - breakfast, lunch,                  Denver, CO 80202
dinner, a snack, or all of the above. Just give us 24             303-534-8459
hours and we’ll be there, right down to the plates,
cups and napkins.                                                 Description: You’ve seen the movie, now check out
                                                                  the real thing. Located in Denver Pavilions. Private
Category: Bakery                                                  event available. Never a cover charge. The most
_________________________________________                         famous on the planet. Period.

Corner Office Restaurant &                                        Category: Bars and Clubs
Martini Bar
1401 Curtis Street                                                Croc’s Mexican Grill
Denver, CO 80202                                                  1630 Market Street
303-825-6500                                                      Denver, CO 80202
Description: At the Corner Office your assignment is
to enjoy global comfort food and inventive martinis.
                                                                  Description: Lower downtown’s first choice for
Located on the corner of 14th and Curtis, across from
                                                                  excellent service, tasty authentic Mexican food and
the DCPA, the restaurant serves breakfast, lunch,
                                                                  premium sports viewing on several large screen TV’s.
brunch, happy hour, dinner and late night
                                                                  Voted one of the best business lunches in Denver.
Category: Contemporary, Cocktail Lounge                           Category: Mexican
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Corridor 44                                                       Cru – A Wine Bar
1433 Larimer Street                                               1442 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Denver, CO 80202
303-893-0044                                                      303-893-9463
Description: A stylish new Larimer Square                         Description: Experience and explore the fascinating
establishment featuring a menu of small plates,                   world of wine, with over 350 selections, 60 premium
sparkling wines by the glass and bottle along with a              wines by the glass as well as taster parings and wine
full bar and complete still wine list.                            flights. Eclectic, wine-friendly cuisine including
                                                                  shared appetizers, gourmet pizzas and entrees.
Category: Contemporary, International
                                                                  Three private dining rooms available for buy-outs.
                                                                  Category: Contemporary
Cowboy Lounge
1941 Market Street
Denver, CO 80202

Description: The only country western bar in lower
downtown, we offer country music, 70’s and 80’s
dance music, a spacious dance floor, dance lessons,

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Cruise Room                                                       Dixons Downtown Grill
1600 17 Street                                                    1610 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Denver, CO 80202
303-825-1107                                                      303-573-6100

                                                                  Description: Breakfast, lunch and dinner in historic
Description: The award-wining cocktail lounge in The
                                                                  LoDo. On the 16th Street Mall by Tattered Cover.
Oxford Hotel, frozen in time since its Art Deco
                                                                  Great patio. Singles/large groups welcome.
facelift in 1933 and fashioned after a lounge on the
Queen Mary. Original chrome and neon reflect onto
wall panels depicting light-hearted “toasts: from                 Category: American
around the world.                                                 _________________________________________

Category: Cocktail Lounge                                         Duo Restaurant
                                                                  2413 West 32nd Avenue
                                                                  Denver, CO 80211
D’Corazon Mexican Restaurant                                      303-577-4141
1530 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Description: Duo Restaurant is a hidden treasure for
720-904-8226                                                      those seeking a special dining experience tucked in
                                                                  one of Denver’s hippest neighborhoods - - Highlands.
Description:                                                      Duo offers a relaxed and unassuming style and a
                                                                  seasonably changing menu. Open daily at 5 pm for
Category: Mexican                                                 dinner and brunch Saturday & Sunday from 10-2.
                                                                  Category: American, Contemporary
Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge                                        _________________________________________
930 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203                                                  Earls Restaurant
303-839-5100                                                      1600 Glenarm Place, Suite 140
                                                                  Denver, CO 80202
Description: Named “One of the 100 Great Jazz                     303-595-3275
Clubs in the World”. Dazzle offers an intimate
setting featuring local and national talent seven                 Description: Offering an award-winning international
nights a week. Serving new American comfort food                  cuisine with two outdoor patios, a private dining
with a twist towards the finer things in life, and an             room and a full bar and lounge retreat with a west-
urban Sunday brunch. Dazzle is Denver’s top venue                 coast atmosphere. Private event space available.
for live jazz.                                                    Reservations are accepted and recommended.

Category: American, Jazz Club                                     Category: International
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Denver Chophouse & Brewery                                        El Azteca
1735 19 Street, Suite 100                                         303 16th Street, #9
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Denver, CO 80202
303-296-0800                                                      303-534-4222

Description: This downtown restaurant has a diverse               Description:
menu featuring legendary steaks, chops, seafood,
                                                                  Category: Mexican
and an extensive wine list worth “pouring” over.

Category: American, Brew Pubs, Steak Houses

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                                                                  pig parts. The fixed-price menu changes Monday
                                                                  through Friday.
Ellyngton’s                                                       Category: Southern / Soul Food
321 17th Street                                                   _________________________________________
Denver, CO 80202
303-297-3111                                                      Fado Irish Pub
                                                                  1735 19th Street, Suite 150
Description: In the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa.                     Denver, CO 80202
Outstanding cuisine and top-notch service for
breakfast and lunch. Sunday brunch features                       303-297-0066
extravagant buffets, live jazz and a selection of
champagnes. Mon-Fri 6:30 am – 2 pm; Sat 7 -11 am;                 Description: True Irish pub imported from Dublin and
Sun 10:30am – 2pm.                                                reassembled next to Coors Field. Traditional Irish
                                                                  Cuisine and “Always the Perfect Pint!”
Category: American, Breakfast/Lunch
_________________________________________                         Category: Irish
Emily’s Gourmet to Go
1543 Champa Street                                                Flying Dog Brewery
Denver, CO 80202                                                  2401 Blake Street
303-595-0261                                                      Denver, CO 80205
Description: The soup's always right on at this combo
deli/bakery. Chef/owner Victor Miller makes                       Description: Flying Dog is Denver’s largest brewery
everything from scratch, and the soups that result                and the second largest of over 80 craft breweries
are intensely flavored concoctions that go down well              and brewpubs in the state. Featuring labels created
with a hunk of his chewy bread.                                   by world-renowned artist, Ralph Steadman, the
                                                                  brewery produces ten unique craft beers. The
Category: Deli                                                    award winning Flying Dog pack is distributed in 38
_________________________________________                         states as well as in Canada.

                                                                  Category: American, Specialty Tours and Attractions,
ESPN Zone                                                         Winery/Brewery Tours
1187 16th Street                                                  _________________________________________
Denver, CO 80202
303-595-3776                                                      Fontano’s Chicago Subs
                                                                  1617 A California Street
Description: Great Food. 100 TVs. Game Arena. Step                Denver, CO 80202
into ESPN Zone and you’ve entered a world where
sport is king. It’s non-stop action, high-energy fun,             720-956-1100
and unbelievable food. ESPN Zone takes the concept
of spots entertainment to a whole new level and                   Description: Chicago tradition steps into Denver.
delivers a dining experience you won’t find                       Famed Italian subs featuring the Wiseguy, Caputo,
anywhere else.                                                    and Blockbuster. Hot specialties includes Italian
                                                                  beef flavored in its own juices, homemade
Category: American, Sports Bars                                   meatballs, and Italian sausage. Specialty soups and
_________________________________________                         salads. Boxed lunches a local catering favorite.

Ethel’s House of Soul                                             Category: Deli/Soups/Salads
2622 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80205
                                                                  Gaetano’s Italian
                                                                  3760 Tejon Street
Description: Ethel's specializes in heaping plates of             Denver, CO 80211
"smothered chicken" and servings from the four basic              303-455-9852
soul-food groups: Dried beans, cornmeal, greens and

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Description:                                                      Goosetown Tavern
Category: Italian                                                 3242 East Colfax Avenue
Gallagher’s Steak House                                           Denver, CO 80206
1480 Arapahoe Street                                              303-399-9703
Denver, CO 80202
                                                                  Category: American
Description: Famous New York steak house                          _________________________________________
specializing in 21-day, dry-aged prime steaks broiled
over hickory charcoal. Fresh seafood, chicken and
selected chops are available.                                     Great Divide Brewing Co.
Category: Steak Houses
                                                                  2201 Arapahoe Street
_________________________________________                         Denver, CO 80205
Gelazzi Gelato Italiano Café                                      Description: Visit the Tap Room to taste the craft-
1411 Larimer Street                                               brewed beers of Great Divide. Open from 3:00-8:00
Denver, CO 80202                                                  pm Monday-Friday and 2:00-7:00 pm on Saturday.
                                                                  Tours take place at 3:00 and 4:00 pm Monday-Friday
303-534-5056                                                      and on the hour on Saturdays between 2:00 and 7:00
Description: 32 flavors of fresh, imported gelato, but
that’s not all! Gelazzi also serves exotic espresso               Category: Brew Pubs, Specialty Tours and Attractions,
drinks, coffees, specialty Hottt Chocolate – liquor               Winery/Brewery Tours.
blended with Italian ice cream; all served in a fun,              _________________________________________
relaxing atmosphere. Check out our newest
addition, Gelato Pies, great for every occasion!
                                                                  Green Fine Salad Co.
Category: Italian                                                 1137 16th Street
                                                                  Denver, CO 80202
Giggling Grizzly                                                  Description: At Arapahoe on Skyline Park. Ten
1320 20th Street                                                  signature salads or the option to design-your-own
Denver, CO 80202                                                  with seven varieties of lettuce; sixty gourmet toss-
                                                                  ins. Salads are made to order “exhibition-style.”
303-297-8300                                                      Produce never from cans or the freezer.

Description:                                                      Category: American, Deli/Soups/Salads
Category: Brew Pub
_________________________________________                         Green Fine Salad Company
                                                                  110 16th Street
Goodfriends                                                       Denver, CO 80202
3100 East Colfax Avenue                                           303-629-9127
Denver, CO 80202
303-399-1751                                                      Description:

Description: This cheerful fern bar, done by the                  Category: Deli/Soups/Salads
same people who own Racines and Dixons, has                       _________________________________________
survived two decades by serving honest food for a
good price in comfortable surroundings. The
guacamole alone is worth a stop.
                                                                  Gumbo’s Louisiana Style Café
                                                                  1530 16th Street
Category: American, Brunch                                        Denver, CO 80202

               Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                    

                                                                Description: Treat yourself to very classy and
Category: Cajun/Creole, Seafood                                 upscale Northern Indian Cuisine, located in
Hard Rock Café                                                  downtown Denver, India House will keep you coming
                                                                back to try such delicacies as Chicken Tikka Masala
500 16th Street, Suite 120                                      and the Tandoori Mixed Grill that includes a
Denver, CO 80202                                                selection of swordfish, lamb, chicken, sekh kebab,
                                                                and a large prawn. Extensive wine and martini list,
303-623-3191                                                    full bar, patio seating, and private dining room.
                                                                Open daily for lunch and dinner. Walk or shuttle
Description: Bringing Rock to the Rockies. Located
                                                                from all downtown hotels. Major credit cards
at Denver Pavilions, the Hard Rock features an oak
bar with a Harley Davidson and a private party room
with wrap-around windows overlooking the 16th                   Category: Indian
Street Mall. Featuring memorabilia from Elvis, the              _________________________________________
Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Foo
Fighters, Alanis Morrissette, No Doubt and more.
                                                                Jamba Juice
Category: American
                                                                701 16th Street
                                                                Denver, CO 80202
Harry’s Bar                                                     303-892-1361
818 17th Street                                                 Description: Serving up delicious, nutritious,
Denver, CO 80202                                                energizing smoothies and juices. Each one is filled
303-607-9000                                                    with refreshing fruit flavor and provides 3-6 servings
                                                                of fruit to get you on your way to five a day!
Description: The Denver Post writes, “If the late,              Boosted with vitamins and minerals and always
great filmmaker Saul Bass designed cocktail lounges             served in a fun and uplifting environment.
instead of film-title sequences, he might have come             Everything you need to live an active, healthy and
up with something like Harry’s. Harry’s is a mod-               happy life.
retro fantasy with colors that would make the Pink
Panther purr, concentric circles that would impress             Category: American
Kandinsky and fabrics that would make Huggy Bear                _________________________________________

Category: Cocktail Lounge
                                                                Jason’s Deli
_________________________________________                       702 16th Street
                                                                Denver, CO 80202
House of Marrakesh                                              303-745-7717
1530 Blake Street
                                                                Description: We have been providing quality,
Denver, CO 80202                                                nutrition, value and convenience for over 30 years.
303-623-3133                                                    We deliver breakfast, lunch, and dinner, along the
                                                                Front Range, from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, 7
Description: Experience one of the best Moroccan                days a week. Order online.
restaurants in Denver. Come in for a truly wonderful
experience featuring authentic Moroccan cuisine                 Category: Deli/Soup/Salads
served in a warm, beautiful and inviting
environment. Don’t miss our exciting belly dancers
performing Monday through Saturday nights. Call for
times and reservations.

Category: Moroccan

India House
1514 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80202
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                                                                Denver, CO 80202
                                                                Description: Jimmy John’s is honest, good fast food
Jax Fish House Denver                                           at a decent price. We serve mouth-watering subs
                                                                and sandwiches with the freshest ingredients. Bread
1539 17th Street                                                baked in-house, fresh sliced veggies and meats with
Denver, CO 80202                                                no additives, no vegetable-based fillers and
                                                                premium, brand-named condiments. Subs so fast
303-292-5767                                                    (and so good) you’ll freak!

Description: Voted one of the Top Ten Best                      Category: American, Deli/Soups/Salads
Restaurants in Denver by 5280 and named Best                    _________________________________________
Seafood Restaurant by Westword and CitySearch, Jax
Fish House is one of Denver’s most popular
destinations for unforgettable food and drink.
                                                                Keg Steakhouse & Bar
Buzzing atmosphere, eclectic local art and                      1890 Wynkoop Street, Unit 100
knowledgeable, friendly staff make Jax worthy of its            Denver, CO 80202
rave reviews.
Category: Seafood
_________________________________________                       Description: Casual, contemporary steakhouse
                                                                featuring mouth-watering steaks, slow-roasted prime
                                                                rib, daily seafood feature, tasty appetizers and
Jazz at Jack’s                                                  desserts. Dinner and late-night dining and bar.
500 16th Street #320
                                                                Category: American, Steak House
Denver, CO 80202                                                _________________________________________
Description: Denver’s premier jazz room. This
intimate, unique and very sexy venue features local             3090 Downing Street
and national talent performing contemporary and                 Denver, CO 80205
mainstream jazz, Latin and even the blues. Two
daily happy hours, smoke free environment. Home                 303-832-5482
of Colorado’s own Dotsero.
Category: Bars and Clubs, Jazz Cub
_________________________________________                       Category: Mexican, Southwestern
Jet Hotel
1612 Wazee                                                      La Fiesta
Denver, CO 80202                                                2340 Champa Street
303-572-3300                                                    Denver, CO 80205
Description: 19 Contemporary rooms in the heart of
LoDo, near nightlife and dining. Join us in our lobby,          Description: Ravenous crowds from all over town
where subtle lighting, shag rugs and comfortable                flock to La Fiesta for their midday meals. They're
lounge seating are conducive to sharing a signature             drawn by the convivial vibe of the huge dining room
cocktail or bottle of champagne. Live DJs spin every            (this was once a Safeway), the friendly family that
weekend. “The place to see and be seen in Denver!               runs the joint (which is open for weekday lunches
                                                                only) and the huge portions of delectably cheesy,
Category: Bars and Clubs, Hotels                                greasy, addictive Colorado-style Mexican food,
_________________________________________                       including free chips and salsa, great chiles rellenos
                                                                and a hot -- very hot -- green chile packed with
                                                                pork, tomatoes and peppers.
Jimmy John’s Gourmet
Sandwiches                                                      Category: Mexican
622 16 Street

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                                                                    Category: Mexican

La Fondue                                                           Le Rouge
1040 15th Street                                                    1448 Market Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                    Denver, CO 80202
303-534-0404                                                        303-892-5555
Description: A fun place to cook your own food at                   Description: With its chic atmosphere and
your table. Cheese, seafood, lobster, steak,                        sophisticated menu, this restaurant/lounge invites
chicken, vegetarian and chocolate fondues.                          diners to eat, drink, and soothe their senses. Nibble
                                                                    on eggplant napoleon while nestling into one of the
Category: Continental                                               comfy white sofas, or settle into a plush red booth
_________________________________________                           for a sumptuous meal.

                                                                    Category: Contemporary, Bars and Clubs, French
Las Delicias                                                        _________________________________________
439 East 19th Street
Denver, CO 80203                                                    Lime
303-839-5675                                                        1424 Larimer Street, Unit C
Description:                                                        Denver, CO 80202
Category: Mexican
_________________________________________                           Description: Look below street level for this Larimer
                                                                    Square treasure, which serves the town's best
Le Peep                                                             margaritas in an equally praiseworthy bar. Lime's
                                                                    food also commands attention: This is reasonably
999 18th Street, Suite 105                                          priced but inventive Mexican-American cuisine, from
Denver, CO 80202                                                    deep-fried flour tortillas that start each meal to
303-244-0360                                                        excellent desserts. And be sure to say yes to the
                                                                    complimentary shot of tequila that comes in a lime.
Description: Voted #1 Breakfast Restaurant by                       Category: Mexican, American
Consumer Report, offering innovative egg, pancake                   ____________________________________
and sandwich items. Breakfast and lunch catering
available. A Colorado original for more than 20
years.                                                              Little India Restaurant
Category: American, Breakfast/Lunch                                 1533 Champa Street
_________________________________________                           Denver, CO 80202
La Popluar
                                                                    Description: Little India is conveniently located half
2033 Lawrence Street                                                a block from the 16th Street Mall and two blocks
Denver, CO 80205                                                    from the Colorado Convention Center and Denver
303-296-1687                                                        Performing Arts Complex. Voted Denver’s Best
                                                                    Indian Restaurant seven years straight featuring all
                                                                    the Indian delights you love, plus nice, down-to-
Description: Down in Texas, right on the border
                                                                    earth service. Open 7 days a week.
between El Paso and Juarez, there's a stand --
actually, a shack -- that sells the best tamales in the             Category: Indian
known universe. But they're only slightly better than
the green-chile tamales sold every day at La
Popular. These fat rolls of masa, chicken and whole
chunks of fiery chile come freshly steamed and still
wrapped in their husks for easy eating on the run,
and the rest of La Popular’s limited menu is just as
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                                                                 Category: American, Bars and Clubs

LoDo’s Bar & Grill                                               M & D’s Café
                                                                 2000 East 28th Avenue
1946 Market Street
                                                                 Denver, CO 80205
Denver, CO 80202
                                                                 Description: A Denver favorite for over 28 years with
Description: LoDo’s offers “The Denver Experience”               friendly service, relaxed atmosphere and incredible
with a 3000 sq. ft. patio overlooking Coors Field in             food. Check out our award-winning BBQ ribs,
the Heart of Lower Downtown, an exciting sports                  catfish, and peach cobbler.
bar, dance floor, pool tables and an array of tasty
American cuisine. We have the space to meet your                 Category: BBQ
group’s needs from Vendor Receptions to Staff                    _________________________________________
Dinners. Can combine with Mattie’s for parties up to
500 sit down / 900 reception.
                                                                 Mad Greens Inspired Eats
Category: American, Bars and Clubs, Sports Bars                  1600 Stout Street, Suite # 100
                                                                 Denver, CO 80202
Los Cabos II                                                     303-468-4173
1525 Champa Street                                               Description: Named Top Salad by Rocky Mountain
Denver, CO 80202                                                 News. Featuring high quality ingredients served
                                                                 fresh in interesting combinations. Salads, soups, and
303-595-3232                                                     Panini for lunch and dinner at four locations. Open
                                                                 seven days a week. Delivery and catering available.
                                                                 Category: Deli/soups/Salads
Category: South American                                         _________________________________________
                                                                 Maggiano’s Little Italy
Luca d’Italia                                                    500 16th Street
711 Grant Street                                                 Denver, CO 80202
Denver, CO 80203                                                 303-260-7707
                                                                 Description: 1940’s Italian dinner house featuring
Description:                                                     grandiose portions of Southern Italian comfort food
                                                                 in a warm, inviting, house environment. Banquet
Category: Italian                                                rooms available.
                                                                 Category: Italian
Lucky Strike Lanes                                               _________________________________________
500 16 Street, Suite 340
Denver, CO 80202                                                 Marlowe’s
303-629-9090                                                     501 16th Street
                                                                 Denver, CO 80202
Description: With custom décor and Hollywood flare,              303-595-3700
Lucky Strike Lanes is Denver’s first bowling lounge.
Featuring 12 state of the art bowling lanes, 4 pool              Description: Voted “Denver’s Best Restaurant.”
tables and a 40 foot bar, it’s the place to go for a             Featuring steaks, chops, seafood and pasta. We also
group, a party and a hip American menu with a                    serve lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
                                                                 Category: American

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                                                                   1531 Stout Street, Suite 150
                                                                   Denver, CO 80202

McCormick’s Fish House & Bar                                       Description: Voted Denver’s best Pizza and Italian
1659 Wazee                                                         (2005). Serving traditional Italian food quickly, in a
                                                                   hip and contemporary atmosphere. Pizza, pasta,
Denver, CO 80202                                                   Panini, salads and gelato, beer and wine at
303-825-1107                                                       reasonable prices. Close to convention center and
                                                                   16th Street Mall. We deliver.
Description: Award-winning historic seafood
                                                                   Category: Italian
restaurant in lower downtown. Open seven days a
week. Banquet and meeting rooms. Breakfast,
brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Category: Seafood                                                  225 East 7th Avenue
                                                                   Denver, CO 80203
Mercury Café
2199 California Street                                             Description: Rated by Zagat’s as one of the top
Denver, CO 80205                                                   restaurants in the nation. Mizuna is a special spot
303-294-9281 or 303-294-9258                                       for food lovers. Line-draped tables are clustered
                                                                   through a soft yellow room where diners savor some
                                                                   of Denver’s finest food. The open kitchen allows a
Description: For almost thirty years now, Marilyn                  peek at some of Denver’s top chefs while a
Megenity has hosted the town's most eclectic party                 knowledgeable wait staff provides focused, attentive
at the Mercury Cafe, her club/cafe/community                       service.
gathering place. Today it's an institution known as
much for its enlightening entertainment options --                 Category: Italian
plays, poetry slams, tango dancing -- as it is for its             _________________________________________
healthy, hippie fare. Whether vegan or carnivore,
libertarian or commie, everyone feels at home at
the Merc.                                                          Mori Sushi Bar and Tokyo
Category: Coffeehouse, Health/Vegetarian                           Cuisine
_________________________________________                          2019 Market Street
                                                                   Denver, CO 80205
Mexico City Lounge                                                 303-298-1864
2115 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80205                                                   Description: Mori is housed in an old VFW post that's
303-296-0563                                                       done double duty as a Japanese restaurant since
                                                                   1948. And for a place that’s been serving sushi since
                                                                   the start of Denver's love affair with Asian cuisine,
Description: Its menu boasts that Mexico City has                  the crew behind the ten-seat bar has a surprisingly
been family-owned for forty years -- and every year                modernist take on sushi. The fish is always fresh,
shows in the depth of flavor this modest kitchen                   and the daily specials always interesting. But Mori is
gives its green chile (offered hot or mild), its fried             about more than sushi: There’s a sake bar, as well as
tacos, its steak and breakfast burritos, even that                 a comprehensive menu of all the Japanese
squeeze bottle of salsa. Although this stretch of                  standards.
Larimer has become almost unrecognizable over the
past decade, with costly loft projects going up on all             Category: Japanese, Sushi
sides, Mexico City remains a down-home cantina full
of guaranteed good food and good times.

Category: Mexican, American

Mici Hand Crafted Italian
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Morton’s of Chicago                                                Oceanaire
1710 Wynkoop Street                                                1400 Arapahoe Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                   Denver, CO 80202
303-825-3353                                                       303-991-2277

Description: From the minute you step inside                       Description: Dive into a sea of ultra-fresh fish,
Morton's dark, dignified space, you feel like you're               including steak-cut Alaskan halibut, seasonal
part of a very secret club: the royal order of                     favorites like Copper River salmon or delicacies like
carnivores. This steakhouse serves food fit for a                  bluefin tuna. Daily-printed menus will guide you, a
king, in king-sized portions. Order the town's best                wine list as a deep as the sea will seduce you, and
martini, and ask your smooth, practiced server to                  the freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.
roll out the cart that displays the giant veggies,                 Private dining available.
spuds, steaks and still-living lobsters that could be
your meal that night. It's all part of the experience              Category: Seafood
that adds up to a very fine night of fine dining.                  _________________________________________

Category: Steak House
                                                                   Osteria Marco
                                                                   1453 Larimer Street
My Brother’s Bar                                                   Denver, CO 80201
2376 15th Street                                                   303-534-5855
Denver, CO 80202                                                   Description:
                                                                   Category: Italian
Description: Yes, My Brother's Bar has a fascinating               _________________________________________
history: oldest still-operating bar in Denver, Neal
Cassady hang-out, yadda yadda, etc. Yes, in its                    Off 16th
current incarnation it’s a beloved and anachronistic
neighborhood institution that plays classical music,               1450 Glenarm Place
caters to a demographically mixed crowd of crusty                  Denver, CO 80202
old-timers, serious drinkers, families, artists and                303-573-1450
transplants, and from its stubby galley kitchen offers
a strange diner-slash-taproom-cum-lunchwagon
menu. But when a burger is this good – and the                     Description: The Crowne Plaza offers a great
kitchen cooks ’em up until 1 a.m. – you just don’t                 selection of Colorado cuisine. Located off the main
need anything more.                                                lobby, the restaurant serves a la carte and a
                                                                   breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner.
Category: American, Brewpub
_________________________________________                          Category: American, Breakfast /Lunch
975 Lincoln Street, Suite k
                                                                   Old Spaghetti Factory
Denver, CO 80203                                                   1215 18th Street
303-975-0975                                                       Denver, CO 8202
Description: nine75 is the newest number by Chef
Troy Guard. Chef Troy’s menu features hip, eclectic                Description: For years, Old Spaghetti Factories have
comfort food with a twist. Kobe beef burgers,                      drawn families and friend to enjoy our delicious
chicken pot pie empanadas, grilled cheese, gourmet                 food, charming atmosphere and friendly service.
macaroni and cheese – are you hungry yet?
                                                                   Category: Italian
Category: Contemporary

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                                                               Description: Unparalleled menu featuring grilled
                                                               seafood, steaks, rotisserie prime rib, pork loin, oven-
                                                               roasted garlic prawns and braised lamb steak.
                                                               Innovative cocktails and a savvy wine list.

P.F. Chang’s China                                             Category: American
Bistro/Downtown                                                _________________________________________
1415 15 Street
Denver, CO 80202                                               Panera Bread
303-260-7222                                                   1330 Grant Street
                                                               Denver, CO 80203
Description: A unique and harmonious blend of                  303-830-7101
traditional Chinese cuisine and gracious American
hospitality in an upscale, contemporary bistro                 Description: Offering fresh breads, pastries and
setting. A full bar with an extensive wine list,               bagels as well as made-to-order sandwiches, soups
available by the glass. Valet parking available.               and freshly-tossed salads.
Category: Asian, Chinese
                                                               Category: Bakery, Deli/Soups/Salads

Palace Arms                                                    Panzano Restaurant
321 17th Street                                                909 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202                                               Denver, CO 80202
303-297-3111                                                   303-296-3535
Description: In the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa. This
                                                               Description: Contemporary Northern Italian Cuisine.
four-star restaurant combines internationally
                                                               Eclectic American and Italian wines. Crowded fun
acclaimed, award-winning cuisine with gracious
                                                               bar, exhibition bakery and kitchen. Gorgeous
personal service in an elegant, Napoleonic-era
                                                               ambiance in downtown.
setting. Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30 am-2pm. Dinner
nightly 6-10 pm. Jackets for men.
                                                               Category: Italian
Category: Continental, International
                                                               Paradise Bakery
Palm Restaurant                                                1001 16th Street, Suite A130
1672 Lawrence                                                  Denver, CO 80202
Denver, CO 80202                                               303-339-4737
                                                               Description: Paradise Bakery & Café offers only the
                                                               freshest baked, made from scratch menu items
Description: The Palm is the original American
                                                               including gourmet coffees, muffins, award-winning
Steakhouse. Prime steak, jumbo lobster, generous
                                                               cookies, famous desserts, crisp salads, bakery fresh
portions. Smiles service and an atmosphere like
                                                               sandwiches, homemade soups, and much more. We
nowhere else. Our private dining rooms are perfect
                                                               provide exceptional catering with FREE delivery
for any affair. Open for lunch during the week and
                                                               downtown. We can customize gift baskets for any
dinner seven days a week.
                                                               occasion. Call for corporate discounting.
Category: Seafood, Steak House
                                                               Category: Bakery, Deli/Soups/Salads

Palomino Euro Bistro
1515 Arapaho Street, Tower 3, Ste 150
Denver, CO 80202
303-534-7800 x 208

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                                                                  Category: Cocktail Lounge

Paramount Café                                                    Pizzeria Mundo
519 16 Street                                                     1312 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Denver, CO 80202
303-893-2000                                                      303-825-6822

Description: Paramount Café is Denver’s best                      Description: At Pizzeria Mundo, owner John Pool has
gathering spot. Voted best patio & burgers. Happy                 specialty international pizzas covering the map from
Hour Mon-Fri 4-7 pm. Live music Thursdays at 10 pm,               Coney Island to Kathmandu. He's got monthly pizza
16 TVs, 4 pool tables.                                            specials and make-your-own pizzas and mini-pizza
                                                                  rolls (strombolini) served deep-fried with sausage
Category: American                                                and pepperoni, with olive paste and habanero chile,
_________________________________________                         with hot dogs and mozzarella. He's got calzones,
                                                                  which are more or less pizzas folded in half and
                                                                  baked. He even has dessert pizzas. And now he has
Paris on the Platte                                               wine and beer, too, which makes this an out-of-this-
1553 Platte Street                                                world pizza joint.
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Category: Pizza
303-455-2451                                                      _________________________________________

Description: Not only is Paris open long after other              Players
restaurants have shut their doors, but it opens back
up in time for that first cup of java. While away the
                                                                  1550 Court Place
wee hours downing espresso and browsing through                   Denver, CO 80202
used books while munching on sandwiches, salads,                  303-893-3333
soups and eclectic pizzas.
                                                                  Description: In the Adam’s Mark Hotel. If you want
Category: Coffeehouse, Deli
                                                                  to see your favorite sporting event larger than life,
_________________________________________                         or enjoy Starbuck’s coffee and watch the morning
                                                                  news, come to Players
Paris Wine Bar
                                                                  Category: American, Sports Bars
1549 Platte Street                                                ______________________________________
Denver, CO 80202
303-217-5805                                                      Prima at Hotel Teatro
                                                                  1100 14th Street
                                                                  Denver, CO 80202
Category: Drinks, Italian                                         303-228-0770
                                                                  Description: Contemporary Italian cuisine by
Peaks Lounge ay Hyatt Regency                                     renowned Denver chef, Kevin Taylor. Handmade
                                                                  pastas, fresh fish and a modern take on Northern
Colorado Convention Center                                        Italian classics
650 15th Street
                                                                  Category: Italian
Denver, CO 80202

Description: Located high atop the downtown Hyatt
Regency Denver, Peaks Lounge is a contemporary
oasis providing the perfect backdrop for
sophisticated gatherings with an unmatched view.
Our gourmet small plate cuisine and desserts are as
luxurious as our cocktails and plush confines.
                Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                        

                                                                    American cuisine in Denver’s most luxurious dining

                                                                    Category: American, Contemporary

Pulcinella Ristorante                                               Rialto Café
                                                                    934 16th Street
1800 Lawrence Street
                                                                    Denver, CO 80202
Denver, CO 80202
Description: Born in Naples, Italy, Chef Antonio                    Description: Featuring expertly prepared American
brings the finest of Italian cuisine to Denver for over             food, Rialto Café is a stylish, upbeat restaurant and
18 years. Allow your senses to be indulged as you                   bar ideally located in the heart of downtown
enjoy his personal creations as well as his traditional             Denver’s 16th Street Mall. We also have meeting
Italian cuisine. Winner of Wine Spectator’s “Best                   rooms for groups from 5 to 70 (cocktail/receptions
Award of Excellence”.                                               up to 150) in the Courtyard Marriott as well as room
                                                                    for up to 35 for private functions on the Rialto
Category: Italian                                                   Mezzanine.
                                                                    Category: American
Randolph’s Restaurant in the
Warwick Hotel                                                       Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
1776 Grant Street                                                   1525 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80203                                                    Denver, CO 80202
Description: Continental cuisine in a casually elegant
atmosphere. Seasonal daily specials, pastas,                        Description: The Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant is
seafood, poultry, prime meat. Reasonably priced                     famous for its flavorful grilled specialties and award-
wine list.                                                          winning margaritas. Enjoy daily lunch specials, tasty
                                                                    soups and salads, as well as a delicious kids and
Category: Continental                                               brunch menu. The lively atmosphere is the perfect
_________________________________________                           place for a friendly gathering or a relaxing dinner in
                                                                    the heart of LoDo.
Red Square Euro Bistro                                              Category: Mexican
1512 Larimer Street, #38R                                           _________________________________________
Denver, CO 80202
303-595-8600                                                        Rioja
                                                                    1431 Larimer Street
Description: Welcome to Denver’s hippest hub for                    Denver, CO 80202
delicious post-Soviet cuisine. We’ll warm you with
over 90 chilled vodkas from all over the world. We’ll               303-820-2282
please your palate with exceptional contemporary
cuisine, enjoy a casual lunch on our patio.                         Description: Chef Jennifer Jasinski’s much acclaimed
                                                                    Mediterranean-influenced eatery in Historic Larimer
Category: International, Russian                                    Square. Dinner 7 nights a week, lunch Wed-Sun,
_________________________________________                           brunch Sat & Sun.

                                                                    Category: Mediterranean
Restaurant Kevin Taylor
1106 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Description: Four Star, Four Diamond Restaurant
Kevin Taylor is located in the luxury, boutique Hotel
Teatro. Nationally acclaimed chef and restaurateur
Kevin Taylor serves up exquisite, contemporary
               Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                         

                                                                  skewers stacked with a variety of rotisserie grilled
                                                                  meats carved tableside by Brazilian Gauchos.

                                                                  Category: Continental, Steak Houses, Brazilian
Rise Nightclub
1909 Blake Street
                                                                  Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
Denver, CO 80202                                                  1445 Market Street
303-383-1909                                                      Denver, CO 80202
Description: An 18,000 square foot superclub with 5
full-service bars, 4 dance floors, 2 styles of music,             Description: Featuring only the finest aged US prime,
and entertainment, and a 5,000 square foot tropical               corn fed beef, fresh seafood, and a free-range
patio. Private parties, corporate events, VIP bottle              chicken, veal and lamb, along with garden-fresh
service available.                                                accompaniments. Extensive wine list. Private
                                                                  dining available.
Category: Bars and Clubs
_________________________________________                         Category: Steak Houses
Rock Bottom Brewery
1001 16th Street
                                                                  Samba Room
Denver, CO 80202                                                  1460 Larimer Street
303-534-7616                                                      Denver, CO 80202
Description: You haven’t hit Denver until you’ve hit
Rock Bottom! Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery                   Description: Evoking memories of a 1960 jet-set Rio
offers an innovative menu complemented by fresh,                  de Janerio getaway, Samba room specializes in Latin
handcrafted beers, brewed on premise. Handcrafted                 Fusion cuisine, Bossa Nova dance rhythms and cool
food, great beer & fun. Serious about our food.                   cocktails.
Crazy about our beer.
                                                                  Category: Latin
Category: American, Brew Pubs                                     _________________________________________
                                                                  Sam’s No. 3 – On Curtis
Rocky Mountain Diner                                              1500 Curtis Street
800 18th Street                                                   Denver, CO 80202
Denver, CO 80202                                                  303-534-1927
                                                                  Description: Denver’s favorite comfort food since
Description: Western diner features award winning                 1927. Where else but Sam’s No. 3 do you have a full
pan-fried chicken, buffalo meat loaf, chicken-fried               Vail coffee espresso bar, breakfast, lunch, dinner,
steak and a selection of outstanding Mexican dishes.              and Denver’s famous hammer bar? Contemporary
Full bar and jukebox. Mon-Sat 11 am- 11 pm; Sun                   comfortable atmosphere with sports on the tubes.
10am -9 pm.                                                       Critically acclaimed by every major Denver
                                                                  Newspaper. Come eat! Family operated for three
Category: American, Coloradoan                                    generations.
                                                                  Category: American, Breakfast/Lunch, Mexican
Rodizio Grill – The Brazilian
1801 Wynkoop
Denver, CO 80202

Description: An authentic Brazilian steakhouse
featuring a parade of waiters holding three foot long

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                                                                   four different clubs. That’s the South of Colfax
                                                                   Nightlife District, an experience you don’t want to
                                                                   miss! All of our venues are available for private
Ship Tavern
321 17th Street                                                    Category: Bars and Clubs
Denver, CO 80202                                                   _________________________________________
Description: The oldest restaurant in the Brown                    2262 Larimer Street
Palace hotel, the Ship Tavern opened in 1934. A                    Denver, CO 80205
casual menu featuring Denver’s best prime rib
(voted so in 1991), Rocky Mountain trout and buffalo               303-297-0700
burger, complements the Ship Tavern’s vast
selection of beers, microbrews, and wine. Piano                    Description:
entertainment each Wednesday through Saturday
evening.                                                           Category: Breakfast
Category: American, Coloradoan
_________________________________________                          Sports Column
                                                                   1930 Blake Street
Sing Sing                                                          Denver, CO 80202
1735 19th Street                                                   303-296-1930
Denver, CO 80202
303-291-0880                                                       Description: Voted Best Sports Bar in Denver by Fox
                                                                   Sports Net and Top 20 Sports Bars in America by
Description: Denver’s only rock ‘n roll dueling piano              Sports Illustrated. Outdoor rooftop patio. Nine big
bar; sing, clap and laugh along. It’s a non-stop party             screens. Full menu served late. Open 11am – 2am
all night long.                                                    daily. Banquet space available.

Category: Bars and Clubs                                           Category: American, Sports Bars
_________________________________________                          _________________________________________

Sonoda’s Downtown                                                  Steuben’s
1620 Market Street                                                 523 East 17th Avenue
Denver, Co 80202                                                   Denver, CO 80203
303-595-9500                                                       303-830-1001

Description: Award-winning Japanese cuisine                        Description: Created by the team behind Vesta
offering quality sushi and seafood.                                Dipping Grill, Steuben’s is an everyday neighborhood
                                                                   restaurant serving regional American food.
Category: Sushi                                                    Signature items include the lobster roll, deviled
_________________________________________                          eggs, the Cubano, fried chicken, and green chili
                                                                   cheeseburger. Come see why Bon Appetit, The New
                                                                   York Times, and 5280 have all been raving about us.
South of Colfax Nightlife District
1155 Sherman Street                                                Category: American
Denver, CO 80203
Description: Bordered by Lincoln, Speer and Colfax
and comprised of nightlife venues all within walking
distance of one another, this is Denver’s hottest club
district. Imagine paying just one entrance fee on a
Friday or Saturday night and enjoying House and
Reggae, Hip Hop and R& B, Tip 40, Drum & Bass,
Salsa and Meringue, live Blues and Jazz, and more at
               Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                         

Strata at Hyatt Regency                                            Sushi Han
                                                                   1512 Larimer Street, Unit # 20
Colorado Convention Center
                                                                   Denver, CO 80202
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202
303-486-4435                                                       Description: Conveniently located in Writer Square,
                                                                   Sushi Han has a relaxing atmosphere where the
Description: Strata Bar features an open and stylish               locals gather for fresh, tasty sushi and delicious
cocktail area, capturing the eclectic downtown                     Japanese dishes. We also have a full bar with
Denver scene through a four-story glass wall. Relax                extensive wine list available by the bottle of the
in style as you meet friends for drinks before hitting             glass.
the town, or catch ip on the day’s events after work
with martinis and appetizers.                                      Category: Asian, Sushi
Category: Bars and Clubs, Cocktail Lounge
                                                                   Sushi Sasa
                                                                   2401 15th Street, #80
Strings Restaurant
                                                                   Denver, CO 80202
1700 Humboldt Street
Denver, CO 80218
303-831-7310                                                       Description: “Kokoro bebop" -- that's what chef
                                                                   Wayne Conwell's doing at the very hip, ultra-modern
Description: One of Denver’s oldest and hippest                    Sushi Sasa. "Kokoro" from the heart of traditional
restaurants, specializing in new American cuisine,                 Japanese culture, "bebop" from his tendency to riff
offering creative, seasonal daily specials. The                    on and reinterpret Japanese soul food. More than
contemporary yet casual atmosphere offers great                    that, he's adding to the canon of Japanese cuisine,
service and a unique menu.                                         bringing in the influences of Italian and French food,
                                                                   as well as an intimate understanding of American
Category: American, Contemporary                                   tastes. The menu is fusion without being fusion, new
_________________________________________                          but classic -- and all of the sushi is superb. Bring the
                                                                   gold card and don't forget to make reservations.

Sullivan’s Steak House                                             Category: Japanese, Sushi
1745 Wazee                                                         _________________________________________
Denver, CO 80202
303-295-2664                                                       Swanky’s
                                                                   1938 Blake Street
Description: Amazing steaks, perfectly chilled                     Denver, CO 80202
martinis, great hospitality and live music… the                    303-297-2399
quintessential night on the town.

Category: American, Steak Houses                                   Description: A surprisingly fun bar that caters
_________________________________________                          primarily to the baseball crowd and other beer-
                                                                   swilling types, Swanky's also serves very good Cajun-
                                                                   style food. The maque choux, a spicy corn casserole
Supreme Court & Nightclub                                          not normally seen in these parts, is a treat.
1550 Court Place                                                   Category: Cajun/Creole
Denver, CO 80202

Description: Offers a wonderful lunch and dinner
menu, happy hour, drink specials, live entertainment
and dancing.

Category: American, Bars and Clubs

               Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                     

Tamayo                                                            The Delectable Egg
1400 Larimer Street                                               1625 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Denver, CO 80202
720-946-1433                                                      303-934-0003

                                                                  Description: The Delectable Egg is consistently
Description: Chef-owner Richard Sandoval creates a
                                                                  recognized as one of Denver’s top Breakfast and
menu reminiscent of his Mexican heritage in the
                                                                  Lunch establishments noted for friendly
heart of downtown Denver.
                                                                  neighborhood atmosphere and a menu that boasts
Category: Mexican                                                 farm fresh, all natural ingredients. The delectable
_________________________________________                         egg attracts a vibrant mix of local residents,
                                                                  business professionals and out of town visitors.

Ted’s Montana Grill                                               Category: American, Breakfast/Lunch
1401 Larimer Street                                               _________________________________________
Denver, CO 80202
303-893-0654                                                      The Delectable Egg
                                                                  1642 Market Street
Description: At Ted’s Montana Grill, turn-of-the                  Denver, CO 80202
century and made-from-scratch go hand-in-hand.                    303-892-5720
We are cooking comfort food for the 21st century in
our warm and genuine steakhouse setting.
                                                                  Description: The Delectable Egg is consistently
Everything is fresh-made when you order. Join us
                                                                  recognized as one of Denver’s top Breakfast and
for lunch or dinner or visit us online at
                                                                  Lunch establishments noted for friendly
                                                                  neighborhood atmosphere and a menu that boasts
Category: Steak Houses                                            farm fresh, all natural ingredients. The delectable
_________________________________________                         egg attracts a vibrant mix of local residents,
                                                                  business professionals and out of town visitors.

Theorie Restaurant & Lounge                                       Category: American, Breakfast/Lunch
1920 Market Street                                                _________________________________________
Denver, CO 80202
303-296-2255                                                      The Dish Bistro
                                                                  400 East 20th Avenue
Description:                                                      Denver, CO 80202
Category: New American
_________________________________________                         Description:

The Church                                                        Category: International

1160 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203

Description: Located in the South of Colfax Nightlife
District, The Church is where beautiful people,
beautiful music and a beautiful vibe come together
within a spectacular setting of stained glass art,
Gothic architecture, 70’ ceilings, a sushi bar,
multiple dance floors in 10 rooms & 3 floors. Voted
“best nightclub in the country,” two years in a row!

Category: Bars and Clubs

               Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                           

The Funky Buddha Lounge                                               Tiffany Rose
776 Lincoln                                                           1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80203                                                      Denver, CO 80202
303-832-5075                                                          303-893-3333
Description: If you’re looking for the perfect                        Description: With a warm atmosphere, Tiffany Rose
neighborhood lounge with a relaxing feel in a stylish                 is a great place to relax, listen to soothing music and
setting, this is it! Located in the South of Colfax                   have a drink.
Nightlife District, we offer great appetizers, a
wonderful martini list, and heated rooftop patio all                  Category: Bars and Clubs
wrapped up in this Buddha-inspired lounge with a                      _________________________________________
cozy and intimate appeal.

Category: Bars and Clubs                                              Tom’s Home Cookin’
_________________________________________                             800 East 26th Avenue
                                                                      Denver, CO 80205
The Market                                                            303-388-8035
1445 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                      Description:
303-534-5140                                                          Category: American, Barbecue, Cajun/Creole,
                                                                      Southern/Soul Food
Description: After twenty years, the Market qualifies                 _________________________________________
as a Denver institution -- but it's still a hundred years
younger than the buildings that surround it along
Larimer Square. That means the scenery -- both                        Trattoria Colorado
permanent and pedestrian -- can't be beat, which is                   1550 Court Place
why this is the town's top stop for people-watching.                  Denver, CO 80202
Grab a quick cup of coffee and a croissant or
sandwich, park yourself in a seat by the window or                    303-893-3333
on the sidewalk patio and prepare to stay the day.
                                                                      Description: Trattoria Colorado has a relaxing family
Category: American, Bakery, Breakfast, Coffeehouse, Deli,             atmosphere with wonderful gourmet food, fabulous
                                                                      buffets. We also feature Colorado’s best Sunday
____________________________________                                  brunch.

The Shelter/Milk                                                      Category: American, Seafood
1037 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
                                                                      Trinity Grille
                                                                      1801 Broadway
Description: Enjoy two clubs in one location. In Milk                 Denver, CO 80202
sit back and relax in the Jazz Room where you’ll                      303-293-2288
enjoy great live music from Denver’s most talented
musicians, mingle in the intimate setting of the                      Description:
retro-designed Clockwork Orange Room and its cool
vibe or go vertical to the GrooveTop, a rooftop                       Category: American, Coloradoan
lounge with a 360 degree view of Denver. The
Shelter is “the ultimate lounge experience,” with a
stylish free-flowing layout that sports four bars, live
bands and a large urban patio. Either way, you can’t
go wrong.

Category: Bars and Clubs

                  Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                  

Trios Enoteca                                                    Description: World grill cuisine. Ethnic entrees and
                                                                 exotic dipping sauces served in a relaxed urban
1730 Wynkoop                                                     environment in the heart of LoDo
Denver, CO 80202
                                                                 Category: International
303-293-2887                                                     _________________________________________

Description: A sophisticated yet casual atmosphere
where you can enjoy our extensive selection of wine              Via Italian Trattoria and Bar
by the glass or bottle, and our award-winning menu               1801 Wynkoop Street, Suite 150
offering a large variety of appetizers and tapas. Live           Denver, CO 80202
jazz/blues every night featuring local musicians.
Located across from Union Station.                               303-295-1488
Category: Wine & Cigar Bars                                      Description: Via offers a modern twist on traditional
_________________________________________                        Italian dishes in a classy and hip new setting.
                                                                 Features a full bar, great wine list and amazing
Two-Fisted Mario’s                                               Italian cuisine.

1626 Market Street                                               Category: Italian
Denver, CO 80202                                                 _________________________________________
Description: Two-Fisted Mario's rocks and rolls from             1082 Broadway
mid-day until midnight and beyond. One reason for                Denver, CO 80203
the crowds: Two-Fisted Mario's (and Mario's Double
Daughter's Salotto, right next door) are hip, designed           303-860-8469
in a cool, organically divey way. But decor isn’t
everything; food is. And Mario's offers a near-perfect           Description: Located in the South of Colfax Nightlife
imitation of the East Coast, New York-knockoff, thin-            District, Vinyl consists of 5 rooms and 4 floors of
crust pizza. Even better, it sells a slice for under two         high-energy beats, a state-of-the-art sound system,
bucks and serves until three in the morning.                     International DJs, live music, fire pits and a rooftop
Remember to buy more than you can eat; the Two-                  patio with incredible views of Denver.
Fisted cheese pie makes a great cold breakfast.
                                                                 Category: Bars and Clubs
Category: Pizza                                                  _________________________________________
                                                                 Wazee Supper Club
Venice Ristorante and Wine Bar                                   1600 15th Street
1700 Wynkoop Street                                              Denver, CO 80202
Denver, CO 80202                                                 303-623-9518
                                                                 Description: Boasting “the best pizza in the civilized
Description: First class Italian cuisine with an                 world,” we also offer other tasty alternatives such as
amazing wine list showcasing 800 Italian wines and               top-notch appetizers, salads, sandwiches, strombolis
300 international wines. We can facilitate private               and burgers. One of the few places in town that
reception needs from business functions to                       serves food until 1:00 am, so drop in and hang out!
anniversaries and birthdays.
                                                                 Category: Italian
Category: Italian

Vesta Dipping Grill
1822 Blake Street, Suite D
Denver, CO 80202

               Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life                                                       

Willie G’s Seafood & Steaks                                       serves solid Japanese food, bento-style to go and in
                                                                  noodle bowls if you eat in.
1585 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80202                                                  Category: Japanese/Sushi

Description: Located in the heart of downtown Willie
                                                                  Yum Yum
G’s offers an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy              Denver Pavilions
Denver’s finest seafood and steaks in a casually                  500 16th Street
elegant atmosphere.
                                                                  Denver, CO 80202
Category: Seafood, Steak Houses                                   303-330-8087
                                                                  Description: A bakery boutique with fresh baked
Wynkoop Brewing Company                                           good for yummy occasions! We treat each other
                                                                  with the utmost of care. We specialize in cupcakes
1634 18th Street                                                  and special occasion cakes for weddings, graduation,
Denver, CO 80202                                                  showers, birthdays, anniversaries and corporate
303-297-2700                                                      gifts. We also feature cheesecakes, cookies,
                                                                  brownies and muffins. We’ll cater your next special
Description: The largest brew pub in the US is
located in historic downtown. Featuring fresh beer,               Category: Bakery
hearty pub fare, elegant pool hall upstairs and live              ________________________________________
comedy in the basement. The Wynkoop is a local
favorite and always busy and festive. Kids menu &
banquet space available. Free brewery tours. Sat 1-               Zaidy’s Deli
5 pm.                                                             1512 Lawrence Street
Category: American, Brew Pubs                                     Denver, CO 80202
_________________________________________                         303-893-3600

Yazoo Barbeque Company                                            Description: Zaidy’s has returned downtown, where
                                                                  it started. The menu is the same as at the Cherry
2150 Broadway                                                     Creek Zaidy’s, and the service is of a similarly
Denver, CO 80205                                                  friendly, patient and slightly flustered style. But
303-296-3334                                                      here you can eat your Nova lox and capers, your
                                                                  salami, egg and onion pancake in a subterranean
                                                                  space with comfortable. This is just the place to
Description: Yazoo owner Don Hines brings a little of
                                                                  settle in behind a big plate of potato latkes, a pot of
the Deep South to the heart of downtown Denver. All
                                                                  coffee and a knish and get down to the very serious
of his barbecue meats are done dry, with sauce
                                                                  business of having breakfast.
offered on the side. The pulled pork is amazingly
redolent of powerful pecan and hickory smoke, and                 Category: Breakfast, Deli
Hines uses only a dry rub to add flavor during the                _________________________________________
long, low and slow cooking process. There’s a trick
to getting good grub at Yazoo, though, and that’s to
come early: When the kitchen is empty, Yazoo closes               Zengo Restaurant
for the night.
                                                                  1610 Little Raven Street
Category: Barbecue                                                Denver, CO 80202
Yoko’s Express                                                    Description: The atmosphere is elegant, yet festive-
          th                                                      the perfect venue for corporate or social gatherings.
1255 19 Street                                                    Alan Yu and Chef-Owner Richard Sandoval have
Denver, CO 80205                                                  created a vibrant urban oasis and a menu
303-292-2323                                                      highlighting the fresh and bold flavors of Latin
                                                                  America and Asia. Private group dining is always
                                                                  special. Serving dinner dailt.
Description: Quick, inexpensive and proficient, this
little spot on the outside perimeter of Sakura Square
                Downtown Denver Dining and Night Life

Category: Asian, Mexican, Sushi


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