Colorado-style fried bird is the specialty at this laid-back joint. Diners flock for the crispy fried chicken as well as the creative sides, tasty craft brews, and down-home desserts.
$$ (average entree $11-$15)
Formerly the Stanley Aviation building, this site is now home to a sprawling, food-centric marketplace. Stop by and check out the offerings from Yellowbelly, Stanley Beer Hall, Cheluna Brewing Co., Sweet Cow Ice Cream, Comida Cantina, Logan House Coffee, and Miette et Chocolat.
With a menu offering 18 small plates meant for sharing (plus one large format plate meant to feed two to four people), Jeff Osaka's new iteration of his celebrated restaurant is ideal for dining with a group. Don't miss the crisp salads, such as the radicchio with anchovy dressing, or the veal sweetbreads with crunchy toast.
One thing you can count on at Alex Figura and Spencer White's new fast-casual Italian eatery: pasta. Try approachable takes on traditional plates such as cacio e pepe, stuffed pappardelle, and cavatelli.
This contemporary Japanese restaurant offers an impressive bar and a hip atmosphere. Try items from the binchotan (charcoal grill) or the raw bar, or just order a warm bowl of ramen.
Bring a group and sample shared plates and tapas, including smoked hummus served with taro chips and tomato salad, lamb and port meatballs with sundried tomato butter, and red trout rillettes. Charcuterie options include both housemade and imported cheeses and meats.
Whether you're hanging out for a Bronco's game or enjoying a night out with the family, this perfectly quirky spot is ideal. Don't miss the Power Hour salad with quinoa, arugula, and a lemon preserve vinaigrette or the Hula Girl burger with house-made pineapple chutney.
Offering traditional American fare, this restaurant brings the school-house theme into every aspect of the experience. Head over during recess (happy hour) to enjoy reduced prices on brews and tipples, as well as small bites including chorizo mac and cheese, crispy buffalo cauliflower, and PB&J burger bites.
With wine offerings including Sauvignon Blanc, rosé, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon and shared plates such as charcuterie and salmon crudo, this winery (which is connected to the Littleton location of Angelo's Taverna) is the perfect happy hour spot.
This RiNo marketplace features 11 vendors with dining options ranging from ceviche to ice cream. Take your pick from Crema Bodega, Culture Meat & Cheese, Curio, Green Seed, High Point Creamery, Izzio Artisan Bakery, Silva's Fish Market, SK Provisions, Temper Chocolates, Vero Italian, and the Local Butcher.