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!
The Old Blinking Light is a warm and friendly restaurant specializing on American food with a twist of the Southwestern side. Tipple on the lovely margaritas while waiting for your meal to arrive or just enjoy the outdoor patio with its fire pits and beautiful view of the Front Range. Whether it is a family gathering, a romantic dinner for two or just casual lunch, you will relish the time spent here.
Fujiyama Sushi and Hibachi is a delightful place for kids as they get thoroughly entertained by the chefs who showcase their cooking with flair. Hibachi dinners are generally with a Japanese onion soup, salad, veggies, noodles, steamed rice and your choice entree which can be anything from chicken to seafood or beef. It's also a nice place to have sushi where you will find fresh fish being made into something truly creative and tasteful such as the Fuji Special Roll. For private events they have two separate hibachi rooms.
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. Their 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.
The name itself drives your indulging sense into full gear. Tickle your taste buds with the delicious tapas delights or relish a hearty meal, nosh on the dainty nibbles and tipple on the delectable wine from their lovely wine bar. Or just take in the scenic views of the Front Range from their huge patio and unwind listening to the live music. Indulge is a friendly, neighborhood bistro, where you will find regulars enjoying a lovely time with family and friends.
Enjoy delicious American and Mexican dishes with a mug of cold brew at Blue Spruce Brewing Company. They offer full meals with appetizers, salads, wraps, Mexican favorites, sandwiches, burgers and desserts. They have a wide variety of beer on tap with color variety some being Companion Cream Ale, Laughing George Honey Kolsch, Split Pale Ale, Frankie Vanilla Porter, Kwana Porter and Foul Spectrum.