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.
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.
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!
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.
Ozo Coffee is the perfect place to unwind with a cup while visiting the busy Pearl Street Mall. There are three other Ozo locations in the city in addition to its 'Roastery' where you can also visit for wholesale purchases. As with most purveyors of fair-trade coffee beans, the proprietors here focus exclusively on how the beans come to market and how they are obtained. Nonetheless, to say they take their coffee seriously is an understatement, with glass beakers, sieves and other mad-scientist tools used to extract the perfect cup, Ozo definitely knows coffee.
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.
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. Â
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.
When you step into Mexico City Cafe and Lounge restaurant and cantina, the staff makes you feel right at home. Located down the street from Coors Field, the small place tends to fill up on game days and during lunchtime as more and more people are discovering this hidden gem. It serves authentic Mexican delights and you will definitely enjoy the steak or chicken tacos piled with melted cheese. They might be deep fried and greasy, but the taste is worth the calories. The restaurant also offers breakfast burritos, enchiladas, burgers and several different types of beer on tap.