This restaurant is one of the more popular places to go for sushi in Denver. Its menu also offers tempura, teriyaki, and a variety of traditional Japanese soups like Udon, but the sushi is the best bet. The atmosphere is often lively with patrons crowding just inside the door, friendly hostesses, waiters and waitresses buzzing around, and plenty of noise coming from the dining room. The Sushi Den is known for bringing out the local trendsetters and is the place to be seen. Lunchtime, however, is more relaxed and quiet.
Despite the tuxedo-clad wait staff this place is upscale without seeming overly pretentious. Inviting leather couches surround a cozy fireplace, making its cigar lounge a special place for enjoying a fine single malt scotch. All of their steaks come in generous portions and are large enough to share. Seafood options like salmon, tuna and lobster are worth trying. But most impressive of all is the wine list, which is extensive enough to come with CliffsNotes! Whether you're wanting to have an intimate romantic dinner or a fancy business meal, the restaurant even offers private dining and boardroom meeting facilities.
A long time LoDo breakfast haven, The Delectable Egg offers a dizzying array of egg creations. Ranging from pan-fried, scrambled, poached, and baked variations this morning hot spot can meet anyone's egg desires. Try the scrambled egg pita, the baked egg frittata, or just smother any old egg with chili. You can also order pancakes, French toast and your very own omelette variations. If you get up late, sandwiches and salads are available for lunch.
Developed for those who love being fed and inspired by family recipes, this restaurant has been a favorite here in Denver. It's historic home setting makes dining indoors very appealing and the food remains excellent. A traditional serving of chips and homemade salsa start off each meal. The main course includes Mexican standards of enchiladas, tacos and rellenos. They even share some of the secrets with recipes for green chili guacamole are written inside the menu. Hearty food, steady beverage flow and happy servers made this a great choice when dining out with family or friends.
Dazzle splashes a hefty dash of art deco, creating a glitzy bit of night magic in a space that looks nothing but drab from the outside. The huge bar and dining area could easily pass for a hip speak-easy, and the jazzy ambiance goes well with the wide selection of martinis. Service runs slow at times, but the dining room has a relaxed, darkened atmosphere. The menu is wide ranging, presenting everything from burgers to seafood, tamales to smoked duck. The crab cake appetizers are also a specialty.
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.
Butcher's Bistro is an upscale restaurant and butcher shop specializing in steaks and other meat items. Start your meal with Spinach Croquettes or house olives, and go on savor Stuffed Cone Ranch Pork Loin or Smoked BBQ Chicken Sandwich with sides such as grilled asparagus and lettuce from DirtlessFarms. The meat is usually served rare unless the diner instructs otherwise. Stop by at the butcher shop to choose from a variety of specialty meats for home cooking. This restaurant also offers good catering service, with multi-course menus, for stylish corporate functions.
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.
Having won accolades around town, Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs is one of the best fast food restaurants in the city. Known for their 'gourmet hot dogs', the menu at Jim's is full of tantalizing treats. You can make your own hot dog and personalize it in your own way, but look out for German Veal, Duck Cilantro, Rattlesnake & Pheasant! You can top your preparations with special sauces too or accompany it with a tasty side-dish like fries and salad. Patrons can quench their thirst with craft beers, cocktails or shakes and cappuccinos. If you're in a hurry, they even offer take out. The restaurant is open till 3a on Fridays and Saturdays, so night revelers can put their late night hunger pangs to rest.
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.
If there's any place that takes pizza making seriously, then it is Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza. Delivering the best quality of pizzas, this pizzeria is hard to match-up to. One of the things that Marco's is also famous for, is their gluten-free pizza base! Ambiance, staff and food have everyone raving about this place.