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DEN Guide

Denver Restaurants Reopened For Outdoor Dining

A running list of the reopened Denver restaurants where you can eat and drink outside.

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DEN Review

Finn’s Manor

For large group outings, head to Finn’s in Five Points. It’s a great cocktail bar with rotating food trucks.

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DEN Review

Ale House at Amato’s

Ale House’s great patio and actually good bar food have made it the unofficial drinking hub in LoHi.

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DEN Review

Historians Ale House

Historians in Southwest stands out from other breweries in Denver for its great views and above-average food.

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DEN Review

Highland Tap and Burger

Highland Tap is one of the best spots in town no matter the time of day (or night) for drinks and some food.

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Highland Tavern

Highland Tavern in Northwest has good bar food and a lot of TVs, making it one of the best place to watch a Rockies game.

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is one of the best places for a post-work drink in Five Points.

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Local 46

Escape the crowded part of Tennyson Street at Local 46. It’s a great place for a big group hang, and there’s usually live music.

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The food at Avanti isn’t great, but the excellent views of LoHi make up for it.

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Postino in LoHi is the type of wine bar we can get behind: good prices, some food, and a great patio.

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Briar Commons Brewery

Briar Commons is a brewery in Northwest, and it has a patio great for day drinking or a big group hang.

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El Five

El Five’s tapas in the Lower Highlands are pricey but great. And the view makes them even better.

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DEN Review

The Monkey Barrel

The most important thing about Monkey Barrel in Sunnyside is that they’re serving Carbone’s sandwiches. Hit it for your lunch or late night needs.

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Brider is fast casual, but the food is sit-down restaurant quality. Make it you go-to lunch spot in LoDo.

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Bones in Capitol Hill has a small but reliable Asian fusion menu, and patio and the open kitchen make it a surprisingly great place for a date

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Denver Central Market

Denver Market is a food hall in Rino with a ton of vendors. It’s a great option for a weekday lunch, and you should eat on the patio if you have time.

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The Preservery

The Preservery isn’t doing anything particularly unique, but they are doing things Denver likes very well.

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Recess Beer Garden

Take a break from the standard farm-to-table spots around town and hit up this bistro beer garden for brunch... and everything else.

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Old Major

If you’re going to do Old Major, do it for an afternoon happy hour on the patio.

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Work & Class

This Latin-influenced Denver hot spot is made for “people who can eat.” We’re betting you can. And you should.