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.
What makes OAK at Fourteenth stand apart from other restaurants? It's the fact that restaurant uses an oak-fired oven and grill, giving the food that distinct, smoky taste. Ingredients used here are fresh and locally grown, and also organic. The pasta's are prepared in-house and the Kale salad is magnificent. Try the Fried Green Tomatoes with Tuna tartar and the Yuzu Guacamole is out of this world.
Boulder's sister city Dushanbe, Tajikistan, donated this ornate building to the City of Boulder in the mid-1980's. Builders imported and erected more than 30 tons of material to build the structure, which was finished in 1988. It quickly assumed a prominent role in Boulder history and today it's a popular gathering place among locals. In addition to tea, this quirky little spot serves an array of exotic dishes, try the Burmese Coconut Curry and Tajik Plov or the Koresht Bodemjoon which is an Iranian eggplant and beef stew. Open for lunch and dinner, check website for full menus and other event information.
Rioja, this eatery on Larimer Street has an intimate feel to it. Glass fixtures, a unique bar with a copper-topped surface, and the serene ambiance lend it a relaxing air. Appetizers include Steamed Manila Clams and Mint-Grilled Shrimp. Among the main courses you can opt for a Chilled Gazpacho Soup or a Roasted Beet Salad. The Muscovy Duck Two Ways and the Grilled Hanger Steak come highly recommended. You can also seat yourself outdoors on the charming little patio – a perfect way to dine on a balmy Denver night.
A nice night out with delicious food is what you'll get at Panzano, an Italian restaurant located in Denver. With a menu that is as elegant as its decor - the vaulted ceilings are impressive and plush, metallic chairs decorate the room - Panzano has gained its good name from such delectable dishes as the Pastiche, a pasta dish layered with spicy meatballs, cheese, ragu and cinnamon custard. Complete your meal with a delicious cocktail or a glass of wine from their extensive alcohol list.
The Capital Grille truly believes that variety is the spice of life. No wonder you'll find a huge array of steak and seafood on offer at his grill. The specialty of the house is the 24 ounce Porterhouse, which is cured and prepared in the restaurant. Other must-haves include the grille steak tartare, roasted wagyu beef, smoked Norwegian salmon, dry aged sirloin steak and sesame seared tuna. Select your favorite wine from an award-winning list with around 350 choices and a special 'Captain's List' which includes rare wines from around the world. And if that's not all, you can round off your feast with mouth-watering desserts such as coconut cream pie, white chocolate mousse and key lime pie. The restaurant has private dining facilities too, with various room that can accommodate from 12 to 42 guests for a private meal, reception or celebration.
Nestled at the ground floor of The Ramble Hotel, Death & Co in Denver is a popular cocktail bar with a cozy atmosphere characterized by comfortable sofas and plants, which gives this place a warm feel. It is here that you can enjoy highlights of the menu here such as Q's Fried Chicken, Beyond Burger, Summer Burrata, Death & Co Burger and many more. Complementing these dishes are cocktail drinks like Childs Play, Silverheels, Ron Coco, Shoganai, Ipswitch and many more.
Located in the heart of Downtown Denver, View House is a rooftop bar which also has a huge space for games. Visitors can bowl inside and also play golf in the garden area. Besides drinks, the bar also offers lunch and dinner. With spectacular views of Denver city, this bar is an ideal place for friends to have a good time. Additionally, View House offers its venue for private events. With several activities, drinks and stunning views of the city, View House is a cheerful place where there is something for everyone.
If you’re a fan of Italian fare, then visit the swanky Il Posto in RiNo on your next date night. The chic eatery has sophisticated décor with beautiful light installations brightening up the place. The upstairs seating area offers a spectacular view of Downtown while the beautiful patio is perfect for a pleasant evening. Coming to the food, everything on the menu is a gastronomical treat, leaving you wanting for more. Ask the sommelier for wine pairings and recommendations to enhance your dining experience further.
Tucked away inside the sophisticated Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center hotel, Range is an upscale restaurant and lounge. Specializing in 'New American West' cuisine, this eatery offers gourmet and contemporary cuisine that draws from the heritage of America. Dine on creative and excellently executed dishes such as ricotta dumplings with sage walnut pesto, sea scallops and sweet potatoes, and cast iron sugar steak with marrow bone and yukon puree. Their handcrafted cocktails are thoughtfully prepared by expert mixologists while the beer and wine list focuses on a handful of local wineries and breweries as well as a few international labels.
Looking for a place to go on a romantic date for a sophisticated meal with friends or colleagues then head to Avelina. A few of the American Cuisine meals served here are Marinated Olives, Flat Iron Steak or try the cured meat and cheese plates with a glass of wine from their collection. Tease your taste buds with desserts like Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch Cake Bar or Citrus Olive Oil Cake. For the health conscious guests, they also have a gluten-free listing.