Southwestern fare with a nice twist. Try the black bean-achiote tamales with crumbled goat cheese and spring succotash. Plus, with more than 150 tequilas to choose from, ordering a great margarita is a must.
$$$ (average entree $16-$25)
Family-style Italian restaurant with huge platters of hearty food and a year-round patio.
Arabian cuisine from Morocco to Lebanon. Gluten free options available.
This upscale, upbeat restaurant serves continental American food, including seafood, pastas, and wood-fired pizzas.
Traditional Indian fare, featuring flavorful dishes like tandoori chicken. Take advantage of the lunch buffet, and be sure to try the cinnamon bread pudding.
At Sushi Den idling is part of the experience because as fresh, gorgeous, and creative as the fish may be, the Den is all about the scene. To the tune of urban beats, beautiful people lounge about and watch platters piled high with hamachi, mackerel, and salmon whisk by to lucky tables. Diners pluck bites with chopsticks and in the background proud sushi chefs, led by Toshi Kizaki, banter in Japanese and work their artistry.
Casual favorite with a great patio on the 16th Street Mall. Seafood, chops, steaks, and a huge martini list. Stop in on a sunny for a weekend brunch.
This neighborhood spot serves contemporary American food. Try the seared ahi tuna with wasabi aioli, rice, and stir-fry vegetables. Enjoy live music with your meal on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings.
This family-run spot fills up fast on the weekends and serves excellent traditional Brazilian fare.
A Denver classic grill and tavern serving an array of soups, salads, steaks, chops, and fresh seafood.