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.
$$ (average entree $11-$15)
An eatery with a pared-down, old-fashioned vibe offering thoughtful small plates. Favorites include the smoked fish rillettes, shaved fennel salad, and braised beef cheeks. Or settle in and order the chef's multicourse tasting menu with paired wines.
Known for deep-dish Chicago-style pies. Try the "stuffed" variety: deep-dish pizza with the bottom crust stacked with toppings and cheese, followed by a second crust, topped with house-made marinara. Lighter, hand-tossed thin-crust pizzas are also available.
A gastro-diner perfect for food and play. Dine any time of day all the while entertaining yourself with bowling, ping pong, shuffleboard, and more.
A casual, family-friendly spot loved for their hand-tossed thin crust pizzas, featuring fresh ingredients. Try the Calabrese, a pie with white sauce, Gorgonzola, soppressata, red pepper flakes and red onions. Be on the look out for the "pizza of the week".
A chic yet comfortable mountain spot offering modern comfort food with international flair. Favorites include a calamari, watermelon, and avocado salad; buffalo chicken wontons; and an steak rubbed with Argentine spices served with chimichuri sauce.
Neapolitan and New York-style pies with imported artisanal cheeses and local produce. The Brooklyn or Abruzzo, plus an order of coal-fired lemoncello chicken wings, make for a satisfying meal. Also try the Englewood location.
Suburban wine bar offering more than 50 wines by the glass. Try several with a build your own flight of three. Pair your selections with a platter artisan cheeses, meats, and pates. Soups, salads, paninis, and a children's menu are also available.
An inventive burger bar that lets you choose your protein: classic beef, lamb, bison, turkey, veggie, or salmon. The popular Los Chingones burger comes topped with baja slaw, chicharrones (fried pork rinds), griddled cotija cheese, black bean puree, and Cholula aioli. Don't miss the adult (read: alcoholic) milkshakes.
Modern comfort food from breakfast burritos and char-grilled burgers to salads and pizzas. Don't miss the house-made Pop-Tarts (try the goat cheese and fig variety).