Cap City Tavern

This family-owned tavern serves classic American fare alongside innovative cocktails and beer on tap. The menu is marked by staples like meaty pizzas and cheeseburgers as well as slightly more indulgen takes such as truffle mac 'n' cheese.

Rialto Cafe

Located on the 16th Street Mall, this stylish and upbeat destination features carefully crafted American dishes, specialty cocktails, and local brews on draft. 

Crave Real Burgers

This welcoming spot in the heart of downtown offers a wide selection of creative and award-winning burgers. Indulge in the Sin City, which features a locally sourced patty topped with tempura-fried cheddar, candied bacon, and bourbon-glazed onions. 

Crown Social

This jazz lounge features live music every night; signature cocktails; an expansive selection of Colorado wine, beer, and spirits; and a savory menu to please the tastebuds. Look out for options like the harvest medley mac 'n' cheese or the pork roulade.  

Black Eye Coffee (Capitol Hill)

An expansion of LoHi's most beloved coffee shop, this location boasts the same high quality single-origin coffee and fluffy pastries for the early bird. Yet chef Alex Figura's new spot also caters to the night owl with extended hours, specialty cocktails, and chic menus. Try the chicken and biscuits with maple cheddar gravy. 

Bagel Store Deli

This fast casual space in Greenwood Village serves up classic bagel combinations and melty slices from Freestyle Pizza.

Recess Beer Garden

Located in the heart of the LoHi neighborhood, this spot offers an oasis to sample the 25 local and international cold brews on tap. Between beers, nibble on the peach and crispy prosciutto salad or tuck into a hearty burger.

Denver Diner

This casual, old-school joint on West Colfax is open at all hours and draws in night owls and early birds alike for comforting, home-style entrées. 

New World Cheese

Enjoy more than just artfully composed cheese plates at this cafe. Choose from a full menu loaded with gems like a gouda waffle, stuffed figs, and macaroni and cheese grilled cheese. 

The Melt

This fast-casual eatery from California specializes in American classics, including burgers, chicken sandwiches, and grilled cheese.