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Root 25 Taphouse & Kitchen

This upscale pub—with traditional (soups, sandwiches) and adventurous (trio of hare, scallop gnocchi) fare—emphasizes locally-sourced ingredients.

 

ViewHouse

A casual eatery offering a variety of eats from burgers and dogs to salads and seared salmon. Don’t miss the rooftop.

 

Stoney's Full Steam Tavern

A Colorado sports bar located in the heart of the Mile High City with classic video games and HD TVs. The eclectic menu includes duck tacos, pork green chile, fried cheese curds, burgers, and more.

 

Southern Hospitality

Hearty Southern favorites—like Memphis-style spare ribs, cheddar hush puppies, and shrimp and grits—grace the menu at this laid-back eatery.

Ristorante L

The menu boasts Italian classics like salsiccia pizza with house-made fennel sausage, sea scallop risotto, or veal parmigiana.

 

Fate Brewing Company

This east Boulder Brewpub—located along the bike path—boasts 30 taps featuring house-beers and a rotating selection of domestic and international guest brews. Try the house-smoked barbecue.

West Flanders Brewing Co.

A brewpub with goal of patrons having a glass in one hand and a fork in the other. Go for the wild mushroom burger topped with wild mushroom ragout and smoke gouda or one of five specialty pizzas. 

Vesper Lounge

A laid-back lounge atmosphere with a Middle Eastern skewed menu of lamb kabobs, crispy fries seasoned with a house spice blend, artichoke dip, and gyros. Ten taps pour mostly Colorado beer and the cocktails are suitably potent.

Sakura House

Ramen is king at this Japanese noodle house. Taste one of six varieties like eggy noodles with tender shreds of beef, al dente zucchini, carrots, onions, and cabbage. Other options include udon bowls, bento boxes, curries, rice bowls, and salads.

Peaks Lounge

This rooftop bar (atop the Hyatt Regency hotel) offers incredible views of downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountain skyline. Enjoy the view with a cocktail and hearty appetizers (they don't serve entrées), such as the Colorado cheese plate, seared jumbo scallops, or beef tenderloin sliders.

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