A running list of the reopened Denver restaurants where you can eat and drink outside.
August 20, 2020
Mizu Izakaya in LoHi has something (sushi or otherwise) for everyone.
September 20, 2023
Right Cream has excellent ice cream and it's also right next to Denver Beer Co. in Rosedale.
March 27, 2023
Cart-Driver makes exceptional Neapolitan-style pies in RiNo and LoHi.
Cherry Creek North
Forget Me Not is a chic cocktail bar in Cherry Creek North serving great drinks and a wide range of bar bites.
For large group outings, head to Finn’s in Five Points. It’s a great cocktail bar with rotating food trucks.
June 28, 2017
Historians in Southwest stands out from other breweries in Denver for its great views and above-average food.
Highland Tap is one of the best spots in town no matter the time of day (or night) for drinks and some food.
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.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is one of the best places for a post-work drink in Five Points.
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.
The food at Avanti isn’t great, but the excellent views of LoHi make up for it.
Postino in LoHi is the type of wine bar we can get behind: good prices, some food, and a great patio.
Briar Commons is a brewery in Northwest, and it has a patio great for day drinking or a big group hang.
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.
May 24, 2017
Brider is fast casual, but the food is sit-down restaurant quality. Make it you go-to lunch spot in LoDo.
The Preservery isn’t doing anything particularly unique, but they are doing things Denver likes very well.
July 20, 2016
Take a break from the standard farm-to-table spots around town and hit up this bistro beer garden for brunch... and everything else.
January 19, 2016
This Latin-influenced Denver hot spot is made for “people who can eat.” We’re betting you can. And you should.
March 11, 2015
Izakaya Den is straight up sexy. If you’ve been looking for a new date spot, you can stop looking.
February 11, 2015
Even with all the new Highlands competition, Root Down is still a Denver staple.
January 27, 2015
A Denver institution that built its reputation on letting people build their own burgers.
January 14, 2015
One of our favorite burgers in town, and we're not alone. Park Burger has quickly become a Denver staple.
January 13, 2015
There aren't a ton of compelling reasons to go downtown for dinner these days, but Rioja is still one of them.
January 5, 2015
Do you need us to tell you about Linger? Not unless you moved here yesterday. Oh, right, you probably did move here yesterday.
December 11, 2014