Low Country Kitchen brings the flavors of the South to LoHi. This Steamboat-born restaurant is known for its fried chicken, bourbon cocktails, and down-home plates like Mississippi catfish.
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This comfortable restaurant specializes in Chinese hot pot, an Asian fondue that features an aromatic, bubbling broth for cooking fresh ingredients right at your table. Dip everything from ramen noodles to steak into the savory cooking hot pot.
The menu at this vibrant restaurant offers familiar items like tacos and fajitas as well as upscale, regionally inspired Mexican fare. Try the pulpo a la parrilla (grilled citrus-garlic octopus with huitlacoche-butter sauce) or the achiote roasted pheasant.
Kevin Morrison (founder of Tacos Tequila Whiskey) and Chef Aniedra Nichols offer approachable, fresh seafood and a hearty beer list at this casual oysterette. Try the Spanish octopus, grilled oysters, or grilled whole bass.
Big Mac & Little Lu's brings the Florida beaches to the Centennial state with carefully sourced seafood and thoughtfully paired beverages. Try the almond-crusted hogfish with a crab-mustard sauce, Caribbean rice, and vegetables, or select one of four po' boy sandwiches. To start your meal, you can never go wrong with smoked fish croquettes.
This upscale LoDo restaurant offers a sleek atmosphere and beautifully composed plates with worldly flavors. Sample everything from Peruvian shrimp to striped bass sashimi to Moroccan vegetable tagine.
Located inside the Halcyon Hotel, this Portland import serves stunning coastal Asian fare in a modern, sleek space. Celebrity chef Gregory Gourdet balances flavor, texture, and spice in dishes like crispy whole sea bass with green mango.
Warm up with comforting Italian fare at this restaurant, which celebrates the cuisine of Rome and Southern Italy. Sit at the mozzarella bar and top the house-made cheese with your choice of garnishes like olives, peppers, pesto, and marmalade.
Originating in Texas, this steakhouse offers steak, chicken, and seafood.
Order from black list cocktail menu, then indulge in a variety of eclectic small plates like tostadas, steamed buns, and lettuce wraps. You'll want to try everything at this quirky Telluride-born eatery.