El Chapultepec, at first glance, is just another aging dive bar serving up traditional Mexican tastes on paper plates in downtown. But even though the great green chili draws plenty of patrons, it is the jazz performances that hold prominence in this place. Local as well as some national legends crowd into the small dining room filled with old vinyl booths and play just about every night of the year. Since the LoDo revitalization, this has become a trendy nightspot, so expect a big crowd.
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.
Set off the street in a dark nook, the Falling Rock Tap House's unassuming brick face is easy to miss in trendy, bar-heavy lower downtown. But this intimate, little tavern has a surprise behind its door; more than 80 beers on tap that range from Colorado microbrews to European imports. With so many choices, it is the closest thing to draught heaven. The food menu is secondary to the beer, but still offers a generous selection of salads, pizzas, sandwiches, burgers and tacos. Located just down the street from Coors Field makes it a perfect hangout for pre-game warm ups and post-game celebrations.
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.
Do you have a linking for bleu cheese? If you don't then the Bleu Cheese balls served at The Lobby could most probably help you change your mind. Served with an utterly scrumptious blueberry dip, this certainly will live up to its reputation! The ambiance in the restaurant The service is not always up to the mark, but will certainly not ruin your meal! Try out the Cuban and fries and the Beermosa.
Since opening its doors in 2011, iFish Japanese Grill and Sushi has become a favorite of residents and visitors alike, for fish deliciously prepared in the Japanese flair. A team of professional sushi chefs, under the tutelage of chef proprietor, Louis, put out flavorsome sushi rolls on the conveyor belt for guests to devor. House special rolls like Armani, Da Bomb, Ballpark and Home Run are quite popular. The menu also offers tempura, noodles and rice dishes. Sip on a refreshing sake or beer, while you wait for your food to arrive.
This Five Points neighborhood eatery in Denver is one-of-a-kind. Ignite! is a modern gastro pub where you'll find cast iron skillet comfort food. Seasonal and locally sourced ingredients are masterfully transformed with the help of a wood-fire oven. Nosh on tasty eats like Neapolitan pizzas, meatloaf, roasted herbed chicken, and classic macaroni and cheese. Adding to the ambiance is the stunning views of downtown from the rooftop patio and bar.
Establishes in 2003, Blake Street Tavern is a sports bar located in 5 points neighborhood of Denver which provides its patrons with the ultimate game watching experience, whether you're a member of one of their several alumni watch groups or you're just stopping in for a game while on a business trip. The menu comprises of a range of award-winning pub grubs and an extensive list of craft beer. They've got cornhole boards, skeeball lanes and darts if you miss, in case you miss tailgating with your friends. The 60 flat screen TV's combined with their friendly service makes this 18,000 square feet sports bar an ideal place to enjoy a game with friends while having a few drinks.