The menu, which combines Spanish, Mexican, and Caribbean food (paella, cilantro chicken, and fresh fish dishes), is second only to the restaurant's infamous LB margarita.
$$ (average entree $11-$15)
Denver's oldest, continuously run Italian restaurant serves a hearty portion of old-style charm and authentic regional cuisine. Try the balsamic grilled chicken rigatoni. Gluten-free options available.
Festive, comfortable atmosphere offering traditional faves like chicken parm and baked ziti, with the occasional Tuscan pot roast.
San Francisco-based chain dishing up burgers, wraps, and beers with a whole lot of sass.
Fast-casual restaurant offering wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas, entree salads, and undiscovered Italian wines. On Sunday kids eat for $2.
An earth-friendly restaurant in a garden setting, this cafe specializes in growing its own produce to tuck inside crepes, soup, salads, and sandwiches.
Beer and genuine pit BBQ: ribs, chicken, and sandwiches, plus chili, gumbo, and more. Sells meat by the pound, with two delectable sauces.
Rustic, mountain bar with business cards on the ceiling and writing on the walls. Burgers, burritos and glorified bar food.
Casual yet upscale Indian dining with just the right spices. Multiple locations.
Try traditional hot and cold Spanish tapas with a pitcher of sangria.