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North County

With a beach bar atmosphere in a landlocked state, this San Diego-inspired taqueria boasts a daily catch of charcoal fish tacos and a bar full of tequila libations and spiked sodas batched and bottled in house. Try the Aguachile, a cold clamato broth with avocado, shrimp, oysters, and octupus, served with a sipper of hot boiled down fish bones to mix and mingle in your mouth.

Blackbelly Market

With a menu focused on rustic American food with a contemporary touch, chef Hosea Rosenberg's restaurant offers modern variations on classic dishes like the prawns and pork—a take on shrimp and grits. The full-service restaurant also features a butcher shop and grab-and-go market.

Sarto's

New to the Jefferson Park neighborhood, this authentic Italian restaurant serves house-made pastas, soups, and more. Be sure to grab a seat at chef Brian Laird's cicchetti bar for small plates and snacks that changes on a daily basis. Stop into Sarto's Pantry—the adjacent market—for grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, and pizzas.

Marquis Pizza

This Ballpark pizza joint keeps it simple with a menu featuring four signature pizza and a build-your-own option in addition to salad and a calzone. Drop in for lunch or late night and share a pie with friends. Try the Charlie loaded with pepperoni, mushroom, onion, tomato, and fresh basil. 

Butcher's Bistro

Drop by this New American Ballpark bistro for lunch or dinner. The menu focuses on using whole animals, seasonal ingredients, and local products. Try the Butcher Burger prepared to order with in-season toppings and sip on the Old Butcher—a variation on an Old Fashioned using Colorado spirits. 

Café Mercato

The menu at this Lowry restaurant is based on southern Italian with house-made pastas and sausages. Enjoy wood-fired pizzas and family-style dinners along with a glass of wine from an extensive list. Drop in on Sunday for brunch. 

Amass

This Highland community bistro's menu boasts house-made pastas, grilled entrées, and an extensive wine list. Order the traditional French onion soup to start before enjoying the coq au vin. 

Spruce Farm & Fish

Enjoy a farm-and-fish menu of fresh seafood and locally sourced ingredients at this addition to Hotel Boulderado. Choose libations from an extensive wine list, craft cocktails, and local beers. Don't miss the cornmeal fried oysters and Colorado striped bass. 

Jax Fish House (Glendale)

Enjoy freshly prepared seafood and a raw bar of oysters, shrimp, crab, and mussels. Don't miss the Maine lobster roll.  

Seasons 52

This fresh grill and bar features an award-winning wine list and a seasonal menu. Enjoy signature flatbreads or mini desserts paired with a selection from more than 100 wines.

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