Globally inspired cuisine for an international airport. Dine there morning, noon, or night; but if it's breakfast you're after—choose the fried egg BLT, made with local Tender Belly bacon and served with home fries, and pair it with the blood orange mimosa.
$$$ (average entree $16-$25)
Find creative tacos and lounge on the large patio at this Mexican-inspired cantina. Stop by for happy hour and order the spicy shrimp and a hibiscus margarita. Multiple locations.
Dining at DIA? Forget compromise—upscale steakhouse fare awaits. Order from the same menu you'd find at Elway's other locations. Early bird travelers can reap the benefits of a take-out breakfast menu with dishes like beef hash, chicken-fried steak burrito, omelets and even housemade granola.
The menu offers diverse selections like Southern-style fried chicken with honey-chili glaze and a soba noodle bowl. Eats are paired with brewer Ian Clark's unfiltered, hoppy creations.
This Italian fare is made from scratch. Try a Neapolitan pizza or the stuffed shells. Also try the Greenwood Village location.
An upscale-casual pizza place known for their Chicago-style pies. Thin crust pizzas are also available.
This contemporary fusion restaurant features a range of cooking techniques—from raw/sushi to sous vide—and influences—Asian to French. Enjoy gastronomic marvels such as a vanilla sous vide lobster tail or tea-smoked duck breast.
This pared-down, old-fashioned eatery offers thoughtful small plates. Favorites include the bourbon-maple Brussels sprouts, Colorado grass-fed burger, and tandoori chicken. Or, settle in and order the chef's multi-course tasting menu with paired wines.
The modern menu features traditional items–like teriyaki chicken–as well as unique combinations such as the #9 roll, made with shrimp, crab, salmon, cucumber, and avocado. Multiple locations.
Enjoy high-end southwestern fare like boneless Texas quail or Colorado rainbow trout, or stick to the more moderately priced tacos and shareable "para mesa" dishes.