Contemporary

Black Pearl

This modern American spot emphasizes local, organic products that change seasonally. Check out the bottomless mimosas during weekend brunch.

1515 Restaurant

Experience innovative, contemporary cuisine featuring local ingredients, plus fresh seafood, steak, and game. Stop by for lunch and try one of their popular burger options.

Mizuna

Mizuna is one of Denver's most celebrated restaurants. The sand-colored walls, crisp white tablecloths, and thoughtfully spaced tables all lend an air of intimacy and occasion. Chef-owner Frank Bonanno's seasonal cuisine capitalizes on the most exquisite of ingredients, and servers are prompt, friendly, and knowledgeable of both food and wine. Don't miss the legendary decadent lobster mac and cheese.

Duo Restaurant

With Duo, owners Stephanie Bonin and Keith Arnold have captured the true essence of the neighborhood restaurant—simple food, a low-key but polished ambience, and the hum of neighbors trading stories. The seasonal cuisine constantly surprises and comforts, and dessert is worth a visit in itself.

Salt The Bistro

Try the Teton Waters pasture-raised rib-eye steak with butternut squash and potato gratin and garlic-seared escarole.

 

Root Down

Located in a refabbed 1950s service station, this hip restaurant serves globally inspired cuisine, with a focus on veggies and sustainable meats. Also try the DIA location.

Indulge Wine Bar

Sip both Old and New World wines while snacking on dishes like green-lipped mussels and braised pork shank.

Delizios

Sample elegantly arranged tapas and choose from more than 40 wines at this coffee and wine bar. Try the sicily panini with thinly sliced salami, ham, and provolone layered with tomato and olive tapenade. 

Modmarket (Boulder)

Enjoy freshly prepared salads, soups, sandwiches and pizza made from simple and whole ingredients. Try a brick-oven baked pizza or the flatiron salad with steak, Gorgonzola cheese, and caramelized onions.

 

Colt & Gray

This intimate neighborhood pub presents a superior roster of seasonal farm-to-plate options. Start with the roasted marrow bones, caramelized onions with grilled country bread, green salad, and herb vinaigrette. 

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