Z Cuisine Bistrot & Parisian Wine Bar

This bustling French bistro is tucked onto a quiet street, perfect for long conversations and a classic French dinner of cassoulet. Next door is the restaurant's Parisian-style wine bar (open Wed-Sat 5 p.m.-midnight).

Locanda Del Borgo

This modern setting offers authentic homemade pasta and entrees such as sea bass cooked on a wood-burning grill. Enjoy the extensive wine list and lively atmosphere.

Patsy's Inn

Denver's oldest, continuously run Italian restaurant serves a hearty portion of old-style charm and authentic regional cuisine. Try the balsamic grilled chicken rigatoni. Gluten-free options available.

Jay's Patio Cafe

Breakfast and lunch menu, featuring original soups, sandwiches, and paninis.

Tamales By La Casita

This tiny restaurant delivers great tamales and other New Mexican-style cuisine.

Sushi Hai

A neighborhood restaurant serving delicious sushi and hibachi. Bamboo floors and mahogany seats.

Forest Room 5

European-style cafe and bar with an atmosphere unique to Denver. Hot spot for independent music, film, and art events. Great view of the city.

Julia Blackbird's New Mexican Cafe

An affordable spin on Southwestern cuisine. Order the Tres Hermanas, three blue-corn chicken, beef, and cheese enchiladas with green chile, red chile, and chile caribe.