Denver

Restaurants in Denver

Located on the edge of the RiNo Art District, this restaurant emphasizes local organic ingredients, some of which are grown in an on-site garden.

Chef Alex Seidel, named as one of the Best New Chefs in 2010 by Food & Wine, teams up with maitre d’ Paul Attardi at this upscale restaurant in the Country Club neighborhood.

Owned by Mexican-born chef Richard Sandoval, this Riverfront Park restaurant specializes in boldly spiced Latin-Asian small plates. Inside, dark wood tables are brightened by orange and red accents, while the bar’s asymmetrical alcove shelves create an unusual focal point.

True to the original NYC Palm’s style, dark wood chair railing with paneling is bordered with vintage magazine clippings and caricatures of celebrities at the Denver location.

Named after an 18th-century Parisian square, Bistro Vendôme is designed to resemble an authentic French restaurant. Housed inside the red-brick Sussex building, which dates from the 1880’s, the high-ceilinged dining room has pale yellow walls, dark wood furniture, and large windows, as well as an

Featured on the Travel Channel’s No Reservations and Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Biker Jims Dogs’s fame reaches far beyond its Five Points restaurant in Denver.

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Embracing a farm-to-table philosophy, this Highland restaurant serves seasonal New American cuisine in an industrial-chic space.

About 10 minutes from downtown, this Cherry Creek steakhouse is owned by former superstar quarterback John Elway (who occasionally stops by to have a steak and sign a few autographs).

Chef Jennifer Jasinski, mentored by Wolfgang Puck and a semi-finalist for a James Beard award, partners with Beth Gruitch at their celebrated restaurant, Rioja.

Kitschy Mexican posters of famous boxers and actors mix with racy comic strips and huge advertisements for Dos Equis Lager on the walls of Mezcal, an authentic taqueria and cantina in City Park.

Trendier than the average pizza joint, this Belmar restaurant is owned by James Beard Award nominee Mark Tarbell.