Enjoy the best live music that Colorado has to offer at the Buffalo Rose; there is live music every night and during the summer, you can even enjoy it from the live patio. The bar is frequented by a delightful mix of people and has a decent selection of Mexican small bites and an array of good strong drinks to complement their time here. It gets pretty raucous on the weekends so be prepared for a good time. The music covers almost every genre of music, ranging from reggae to hip hop. So choose your night and walk down this eclectic live music haunt.
Long considered the black sheep of Cherry Creek North Shopping District upscale entertainment district, this lively neighborhood tavern serves some of the best bar food in town. The only catch is trying to snare a table, for it is always busy. The bar serves 23 beers on tap and 50 in bottles. For dining options, try the bar's famous homemade green chili or a plate of cold pot roast with horseradish sauce. There is also a poolroom in the back.
If country music is your thing, this massive spot is the place to be. It has been recognized by the Country Music Association as one of the top clubs in the country, and in the past has featured such artists as Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks and Faith Hill. Live music hits the stage seven nights a week, with the crème de la crème flocking here to let their hair down. You will not look out of place when you saunter in wearing boots and a cowboy hat! Free country dance lessons offered every Wednesday night.
Located just down the street from Coors Field, Wynkoop Brewing Company is the perfect pre-game destination during baseball season. But that doesn't mean it's unpopular during the rest of the year. This brew pub, one of Denver's first, offers an impressive variety of entertainment and dining options, boasting an upstairs pool hall and a delicious menu of food such as burgers, sandwiches and a buffalo meatloaf. Tours of the brewery are also organized, wherein visitors can witness the various stages and procedures of brewing a fine batch of beer.
If you are tired of keeping up with the ever-changing trends in LoDo, or want to hang out in a place less populated with suburban sports nuts and pretentious urban youth, stop by this blast from the past. The pool balls and a hip track from the best jukebox in town are the only sounds audible above the buzz of conversation; in this place talk is an art form. Without any TV's and comfortable booths-built-for-two, conversation flows easy. Live bands crowd into the joint occasionally.
Located in a turn of the century stone church, this place is Denver's hottest nightspot and trendiest disco. The crowded main dance floor resides where pews once rested and a high tech lighting system flickers among awe-inspiring stained glass windows. Other rooms adjacent to the large dance floor offer sushi and pizza and inviting booths for lounging. Another room downstairs plays host to local bands. Check the website for cover prices as they vary on the weekends.
Surrounded by three massive green spaces, Nomad Taqueria serves up an impressive selection of contemporary Mexican delights in a friendly and family-friendly environment. From Classic Burger to Tacos of six varieties, you will be spoilt for choice. Also functioning as a beer garden, the restaurant also serves 20 varieties of local hops such as Golden Haze, Crank Yanker and Voodoo Ranger. The restaurant's interiors are tastefully done and showcase a wide range of silken woody textures that lend the whole place a very homely yet polished vibe. Wooden plank ceiling and grey textured walls creates a nice contrast, with a similar setting in the garden area. Overall, it's an ideal place to enjoy a drink with friends and gorge on some Mexican food.
Wrigley's Chicago Bar & Grill is a famous hangout spot for lovers of great music. The traditional American bar hosts music events and provides banquet rooms for special occasions.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature bread sticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over.
If you have a hankering for seafood Red Lobster is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.