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 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.
One of the most happening venues in the city, Hi-Dive is a popular nightclub and live-music venue located in south Denver. Known for its action packed live entertainment, Hi-Dive has regular gigs and concerts. The venue has has won accolades from magazines and been named 'Best Rock Club' multiple times. A favorite with music fanatics in the city, the venue plays host to performances by local talents as well as national artists. The club has quickly become an 'important institution' in the city and a must-visit venue for Indie music fans. They have a full-bar and the bartenders are more than happy to keep the drinks pouring in and to keep your "spirits up" as you cheer your favorite band.
Named for the late Chopper Travaglani, a longtime trainer for the Denver Nuggets, this upscale sports bar attracts the 30 and 40 something crowds of Cherry Creek. The bar has a lot of televisions for sports watching, along with darts, pool tables and video games. There is outdoor seating and a bar area available for lounging in the open air during the warm months. Try one of their excellent pizzas, the hand-rolled dough gives the pies a unique taste. It also serves burgers, sandwiches, soups and salads.
This lively country western bar is where many local Denver-ites come to get their boot, scoot and boogie on; a huge dance floor is framed by six bars and there's something happening every night. Enjoy some tasty American fare from the Mesquite Grill, or grab a beer during happy hour. There's a swing dancing night, a legendary ladies night and a free fajita buffet on Friday evenings until 7p. Check the website for details of upcoming events.
Get ready to be serenaded by Gabriel's Restaurant & Tuscan Bar snuggled in a grand old Victorian house and serving fabulous Northern Italian fare and fine wine. This charming restaurant has been wowing locals for the past 25 years with its cozy ambiance, savory dishes and beautiful vistas of the mountains. A beautiful place for special occasions, especially romantic dinners with that special someone. Come and see for yourself and then include yourself in their growing fan list. Dilettare!