Highland Tap is one of the best spots in town no matter the time of day (or night) for drinks and some food. The burger is great, the waits are never too long, and the front patio makes for great people watching. Get a side of the kids mac and cheese (trust us when we tell you it’s way better than the regular version), and watch the K-State folks in the bar area get rowdy when the Wildcats play.
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This is a fast-casual pizza spot, but it’s serving some of the best thin crust in town. For a quick lunch or dinner, it can’t be beat.
We like this classic LoHi Mexican spot, we just wish we loved it. Hit it for happy hour and a few drinks and bites, but keep your expectations in check.
Colt & Gray
Colt & Gray is "Perfect For" pretty much everything, including probably eating some duck testicles. Get adventurous.
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Denver's first foray into the cocktail trend is still one of it's best, and the bar snacks aren't bad either.
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.
There aren’t a lot of spots where you can get oysters, pad thai pig ears, and short rib kielbasa. Thankfully, one of them is right here in downtown Denver.
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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.
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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