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Cedar Creek Pub

A strong sense of state pride is served at this restaurant which serves products from 40 different Colorado-based food companies. Try the specialty items such as fish and chips, bangers and mash, or the tuna and pear salad with gorgonzola cheese, bacon, and a raspberry vinaigrette. 

Toppings & More

Try the Kamakazi hot dog with pickled ginger, crispy sting onions, Asian mix and togarashi or a house-made salmon dog. For dessert, choose from eight flavors of frozen yogurt and more than 40 toppings. 

Sub Culture

Choose from a menu with more than 50 sandwich offerings. The Colorado beef used in many of the subs is slow-cooked in house for seven hours. For vegetarians, try the Mega Veggie made with tempeh, grilled vegetables, and pesto. Pair your sub with the house's specialty bourbon and lemonade. 

 

 

Boone's Tavern

Colorado pride is apparent at this sport's bar—everything from the food to spirits has many locally sourced items and smoked meats. Try the Royal Gorge hamburger, which is wedged between two grilled cheese sandwiches and served with sautéed onions, or some large chicken wings with a Jamaican Jerk dry rub. 

 

Udi's Bread Cafe (Downtown)

Fresh-baked breads made daily from Udi's Artisan Bakery are the highlight of this fast and casual café. For breakfast try the pulled pork sandwich on a pretzel bun with a fresh-brewed coffee. Enjoy a mango chicken salad or a French dip sandwich for lunch. 

Hawt Dog & Sausage Eatery

Feast on gourmet hot dogs and sausages sourced from Denver's Continental Sausage and Tonali's Meats, each one grilled and wrapped in three ounces of fresh-baked dough. 

My Other Bar

Try a cocktail made from house-infused alcohol such as cucumber gin, pickled vodka, citrus vodka, and jalapeño vodka. Food options include an Angus burger, chicken wings, fried pickles, and parmesan fries. Located inside Campagna Pizzeria. 

Emily's Coffee

Try a creamy latte and a fresh pumpkin muffin for a good cause. This shop, a part of the Emily Griffth Technical College, employs refugees and immigrants who earn necessary employment experience. It contains a full espresso bar and pastries baked fresh by the college's baking program. Bonus: The fair trade espresso beans are roasted by Denver's Kalati Brothers Coffee. 

Williams and Graham

Walk through a secret door in the bookstore that fronts the bar and you will be transported to the the prohibition era. Order specialty cocktails like the Blackberry Sage: Whiskey plus muddled blackberries, sage, and lemon. Chef Max MacKissock and sous chef Blake Edmunds (formerly of the Squeaky Bean) head up the culinary program.  

 

 

 

CafeBar

This West Wash Park spot offers a seasonal menu with homespun items such as vegetable fritters, whiskey-cheddar meatballs, and a country pork chop—and one of Denver's best patios. 

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