This sleek restaurant—named after the Broncos great—serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Try Belgian waffles and hand-cut steaks and don't miss live music on Tuesday nights.
$$$$ (average entree $26+)
Owned by Broncos great John Elway, this Colorado steak house serves top-notch beef, seafood, salads, sandwiches, and more. Try the weekend brunch specialties, like biscuits and gravy or French toast. Check out the downtown location.
In the Brown Palace Hotel, this is the home of Denver's power meal. Lavish Dom Perignon brunch on Sundays.
Offering USDA Prime aged beef and fresh seafood, including lobster tails, in an elegant atmosphere.
Great service and great food all served in an old bank with tables in the vault.
Mizuna is one of Denver's most celebrated restaurants. The sand-colored walls, crisp white tablecloths, and thoughtfully spaced tables all lend an air of intimacy and occasion. Chef-owner Frank Bonanno's seasonal cuisine capitalizes on the most exquisite of ingredients, and servers are prompt, friendly, and knowledgeable of both food and wine. Don't miss the legendary decadent lobster mac and cheese.
A respect for honest ingredients coupled with innovation and technique helped skyrocket Frasca chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson to one of Food & Wine magazine's Best New Chefs. That was in 2005, but the accolades continue to pile up with nods in Bon Appetit, Gourmet, the New York Times, Esquire, and James Beard. Master sommelier Bobby Stuckey uses his finesse to oversee staff and charms diners in the elegant, understated dining room.
Chef Jennifer Jasinski creates Mediterranean-influenced cuisine with juxtaposing tastes and textures such as roasted beets with candied lemon vinaigrette or hot beignets with a port wine reduction.
Former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan's modern interpretation of a classic steak house serves Prime-aged beef and fresh seafood.
The menu at this eatery is reborn nightly, but expect local, seasonal flavors that take French-inspired dishes and fuse them with mom’s home cooking. Be sure to save room for the desserts, like sour cream apple pie.