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Best American Restaurants in Denver

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Best American Restaurants in Denver

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Best Mexican Restaurants in Denver

Popular restaurants in Denver

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El Five
(953)
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Mediterranean | Highlands
True Food Kitchen - Cherry Creek
(850)
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American | Cherry Creek
North Italia – Denver
(567)
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Italian | Cherry Creek
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Denver

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Denver

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Denver

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
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Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Denver

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Denver

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you're after, here are the best places.
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The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Denver

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Sushi Sasa
Sushi Sasa
(2393)
$$$$
Japanese | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

The best sushi in Denver! We were lucky to get a last min reso on a Saturday night. The service is impeccable and the sushi is outstanding, a little pricey but worth it! Yum! More

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Citizen Rail
Citizen Rail
(647)
$$$$
American | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Great spot for happy hour! More

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ELWAY'S Downtown
ELWAY'S Downtown
(3236)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Service was excellent and the food was superb! Everything cooked to perfection. Great restaurant! More

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Shanahan's Steakhouse
Shanahan's Steakhouse
(5645)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Tech Center / Greenwood Village, Denver Suburbs

Super bar atmosphere. They let me hold the Lombardi Trophy! Wow what great food and service More

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Hapa Sushi Grill and Sake Bar Lodo
Hapa Sushi Grill and Sake Bar Lodo
(468)
$$$$
Sushi | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

The sushi chef, I wish I caught his name, was phenomenal! He walked my niece (1st time sushi restaurant visitor!) and I through he menu and gave awesome recommendations. Thanks for the great experience. They also brought rubber banded chop sticks right when they saw her struggling without us having to ask. It made it very fun! The atmosphere was hopping and upbeat. More

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Specials at top restaurants in Denver

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Rioja
Rioja
(7713)
$$$$
Mediterranean | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Great food and great service ... I would highly recommend this place as it offers a wonderful variety of Mediterranean style food options with good size portions. The service was excellent, and they didn’t feel rushed out of the restaurant so you could take your time and enjoy all the wonderful flavors presented. More

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Tupelo Honey - Denver
Tupelo Honey - Denver
(1142)
$$$$
Southern | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Delicious food, easy atmosphere, nice staff. I took a business card and recommended others in my office plan client lunches there. More

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Coperta
Coperta
(935)
$$$$
Italian | Uptown, Denver

Terrific meal with lots of Chef creativity. Extremely well presented by the attentive wait staff. Bar scene before dinner great. Going back to try all the items we missed. More

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EDGE Restaurant & Bar
EDGE Restaurant & Bar
(2047)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

As always, phenomenal! A wonderful place to spoil oneself with incredible food while also being spoiled by the impeccable service! More

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Vesta
Vesta
(4578)
$$$$
American | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

The restaurant was amazing and our waiter was excellent! We were there for a birthday dinner that he catered to well and had a gluten free menu in place from our notes. The drinks were delicious and many more kutos to our waiter and the staff. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Denver's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Carlos' Bistro
1. Carlos' Bistro
(1135)
$$$$
Continental | Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs

This is, by far, the BEST restaurant in all of Colorado. Food and service was superb, as always. Something on the menu for everyone. Steak Tartar was exquisites. More

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Telluride Sleighs and Wagons
2. Telluride Sleighs and Wagons
(77)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Telluride, Mountains

Wonderful experience. Food was delicious. So unique. It was over too soon! More

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Noble Riot
3. Noble Riot
(18)
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Wine Bar | River North (Denver), Denver

I was so pleasantly surprised by my night at Noble Riot. Even though I am not well versed in talking about wine, I had previously ruled out roses because of having too many that were too sweet. The waiter was really receptive to this, and brought me a much more dry rose, and it was delicious! I appreciated the waiter's encouragement to try something new. Additionally, their cheese and meat board was outstanding. We did the 7 for $25, which offered a good variety and also was a good amount of food for the price. I will definitely be back! More

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The Welsh Rabbit
4. The Welsh Rabbit
(119)
$$$$
American | Fort Collins, Fort Collins

Amazing food spread, great wine, and we loved our server!!! More

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Game Creek Restaurant
5. Game Creek Restaurant
(454)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Vail, Mountains

The amazing views from the Game Creek restaurant are only matched by the exquisite setting and superb food. We were attending the Fathers Day brunch, and every morsel was excellent. From the fresh fruit, lox spread, carved prime rib, omelet station, and all the requisite sides to go with them - this brunch was one of the best we ever had. Our only regret is that we could not sample all of the dishes. Will have to come back and do it again! More

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Denver restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Chefs Club Aspen presents Park90+ Chef Tom Coohill
Chefs Club Aspen presents Park90+ Chef Tom Coohill
French American | Aspen, Mountains

Aspen’s Chefs Club is located in the iconic St. Regis hotel where visiting Chefs takeover the space for several months to offer diners a unique culinary experience through the Chefs Club Residency Program. This revolutionary approach to fine-dining invites chefs from around the world to bring their culinary vision to life in Aspen.

Currently in residence for the summer, the Chefs Club Aspen presents Park90+ Chef Tom Coohill of Denver’s acclaimed Coohills Restaurant. The pop-up food and wine bar & lounge offers majestic patio seating, a Chefs Counter that showcases a view of the open kitchen, a staggering list of 90+ rated wines, and Chef Tom Coohill’s French-influenced fare.

NOT TO MISS : Chef Tom’s award-winning blue crab cakes
Menu: Shared boards, tasting menus, and a selection of house-made pâtés, sausages, seafood terrines, breads, and more.
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Mamma Silvia’s Italian Kitchen
Mamma Silvia’s Italian Kitchen
American | Durango, Durango

Coming Soon!More

Mojo taqueria
Mojo taqueria
Mexican | Lyons, Boulder Area

Boulder, CO restaurant serving awesome tacos and Mexican food made from scratchMore

Primus Restaurant
Primus Restaurant
American | Durango, Durango

Open Friday, June 14th at 5 pm. Now accepting reservations. We are seafood and wild game restaurant. More

Serene Cuisine of India
Serene Cuisine of India
Indian | Wash Park, Denver

WELCOME TO SERENE CUISINE OF INDIA
DENVER’S NEWEST AUTHENTIC INDIAN RESTAURANT.

At Serene Cuisine of India, we serve Denver diners with a dazzling array of Indian dishes prepared in traditional methods honed over the centuries.

Traditional Indian food almost always uses fresh ingredients and involves making dishes from scratch, which means fewer preservatives and overall healthier food. Indian cooking uses spices like turmeric, ginger, garlic, and green chilies – all of which have medicinal and healing properties. So in addition to being “spicy”, the spices used are actually good for the body and don’t just taste nice.More

Discover Denver

Located just an hour’s drive from the trifecta of ski resorts—Aspen, Vail and Breckenridge—and nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains; Denver is scaling the ranks of the country’s most desirable places to live. And while Colorado’s capital city is a world class hub of winter recreations, a booming restaurant scene is on the rise, too. Brunch waits now rival those of its coastal counterparts. Sounds a little weird given Denver’s land-locked nature, but sushi is also popular here. Downtown, you’ll find Italian Trattorias, sprawling beer gardens, and a slew of coffee shops that range from pour over bars to laid-back, locals-only spots. Larimer Square forms the heart of downtown’s historic district and houses upscale restaurants fit for special occasions. On the outskirts of town, Red Rocks Amphitheater draws festival crowds for its outdoor acoustics and epic views.

Discover Denver

Located just an hour’s drive from the trifecta of ski resorts—Aspen, Vail and Breckenridge—and nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains; Denver is scaling the ranks of the country’s most desirable places to live. And while Colorado’s capital city is a world class hub of winter recreations, a booming restaurant scene is on the rise, too. Brunch waits now rival those of its coastal counterparts. Sounds a little weird given Denver’s land-locked nature, but sushi is also popular here. Downtown, you’ll find Italian Trattorias, sprawling beer gardens, and a slew of coffee shops that range from pour over bars to laid-back, locals-only spots. Larimer Square forms the heart of downtown’s historic district and houses upscale restaurants fit for special occasions. On the outskirts of town, Red Rocks Amphitheater draws festival crowds for its outdoor acoustics and epic views.