This four-star favorite prepares classic European cuisine integrated into American cuisine.
$$$ (average entree $16-$25)
This romantic spot on Larimer Square conjures up Paris with crusty bread, excellent coffee, and a tranquil patio. Indulge in French bistro classics, such as steak frites with béarnaise sauce. Weekend brunch is particularly good, with a to-die-for croque madame.
Italian doesn't get more authentic than this (both the chef and the manager are native Italians). Try the Cappellacci di Zucca.
Enjoy hearty, homestyle cooking at this local favorite, which has been family-owned for more than 70 years. Come for the signature sugar-rubbed steaks.
A mainstay of the Uptown neighborhood, this restaurant offers and eclectic menu that includes seafood, steak, and more. Try the herb-crusted Alamosa bass with a Chardonnay butter and vegetable rice pilaf.
This upscale, upbeat restaurant serves continental American food, including seafood, pastas, and wood-fired pizzas. Try the chicken fried lobster tail with lemon-chive whipped potatoes and tarragon cream.
The extensive, authentic menu includes both sushi and cooked dishes. Small, popular, and very good.
Classic American steak house favorites.
Japanese food and fresh sushi. The house fave is tempura. Stop in for the daily $1 sushi special from 4:30-10 p.m.
A Japanese-French fusion restaurant making a splash in the southeast metro area.