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.
Denver's preferred spots for local sports fans, Sports Column, offers five big screen televisions along with flowing booze and great grub. The typical bar food menu offers big portions at small prices, making it perfect for groups. Bronco fans fill up the room on Sundays in autumn, so beware of showing other team allegiances. The rooftop patio bar provides refuge from the sports scene and a dance floor draws an older crowd on Friday and Saturday nights. Rip roaring fun for all!
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. heir 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.
Hangar 101 Bar & Grill situated in the heart of Lakewood is a spacious venue comprising a state-of-the-art bowling alley, wide range of arcade games, foosball and billiards tables. This venue is popular for its wood-fired pizzas and long drinks menu which is capable of impressing even the toughest critic. Once a bank, the building of Hangar 101 Bar & Grill was custom made into the awesome entertainment venue and hangout place that it is now by putting in a lot of man-hours by the dedicated staff and management over the years. The eye-catching elements at this unique venue are the two fighter planes from the world war two and Vietnam war era that was shipped in from across the country with extreme precaution and care. One sits proudly right outside the patio area and another one is hanging from the ceiling near the bowling area adding to its decor. Playing games, drinking craft beer and eating wood-fired pizzas at Hangar 101 Bar & Grill is a must while in the neighborhood.
A popular local Vietnamese eatery, Pho 95 has customers hooked on to its delicious soups and dishes. Celebrating the traditional Vietnamese dish 'Pho' - a noodle soup served with meat, usually, beef or chicken. If you're a longtime Pho lover or have never even heard of the dish, this restaurant sure knows how to cook up some excellent Pho. There are different variations of the soup, try the rare steak version or their 'Dac Biet' - a combination of rare steak, brisket, tripe, tendon and flank. They serve them according to sizes, so if you just just want to do some tasting, go for their small and if you happen to fall if love, the large will be happily served. There are various other authentic Vietnamese dishes, from curries to rice and noodles. The prices are affordable, so one can stop over anytime without causing a dent in the pockets. If you want to show your love for the shop, buy one of their t shirts with messages like 'Pho-Sho!' or 'The Pho-KING'.
Started by the Abbot brothers, this brewery serves a wide assortment of brews from the IPA to the Bohemian Ale. The atmosphere is kick-off-your-shoes relaxed and the decor is rustic with high stools at the bar to watch your favourite football matches or tables for comfortable seating. They also have a patio to enjoy a glass of beer under the warm sun and are dog-friendly. Seedstock brewery has different food trucks coming in almost every day of the week, thus ensuring the food served is never monotonous.