Denver’s restaurant scene is the stuff of legends: upscale cafés, top-notch chefs, and cuisines from around the globe on one downtown stretch. So 10 days of multi-course meals offered by Denver’s top restaurants for just $30 a pop feels way too good to be true. It’s not! Welcome to Denver Restaurant Week 2016. Check out Mile High Honda’s guide to this fabulous culinary event you don’t want to miss.
Dig into Denver’s Culinary Scene
With hundreds of restaurants participating, Denver Restaurant Week is the event that why don’t we try a new place tonight? was made for.
We know what you’re thinking: 250 eateries and 10 days to dine hardly seems like enough time. Luckily, Denver Restaurant Week’s website helps you scour the participating bistros, brew pubs, and eateries based on what you’re looking to try or where you’ll be. Search menus from over 250 restaurants by cuisine type or neighborhood, entrants range from casual burgers and ‘que to upscale international plates.
Here are just a few of many spots that made it onto our must-try list:
Kin to the successful La Marmotte restaurant in Telluride, Café Marmotte in the Washington Park neighborhood of Denver is a cozy European-style eatery offering delightful modern French dishes prepared with traditional techniques. The café’s contemporary, light-filled interior transports diners to the country of its cuisine with floor-to-ceiling windows and vibrant orange accents.
Traversing the Americas, Asia, Europe, South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, a look at Linger‘s menu will have you ready to pack your suitcases and hop on a plane! Your vessel for around-the-globe taste bud travel? Antique styling, exposed brick, and bench-style seating that makes you want to stick around just a little longer.
Telegraph Bistro & Bar
Telegraph Bistro & Bar in Denver’s Washington Park neighborhood serves up inventive New American fare with plenty of seasonal flair. Taste the eclectic creations of three talented chefs who have mastered the skill of selecting the right ingredients to direct each dish. Enjoy Telegraph’s ultra-fresh plates that highlight locally sourced seafood, veggies, and meats served for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunches.
The 9th Door
If tapas and cocktails is your go-to evening delight, check out The 9th Door at its Beauvallon or downtown Denver location for tasty Spanish tapas, both traditional and those with a new twist. The 9th Door is steeped in Spanish heritage. Its name refers to a favorite bar in a small mountain village on Spain’s Costa del Sol that was only known by the number carved into its door.
Make Your Reservations for Denver Restaurant Week 2016
Denver Restaurant Week is February 26 through March 6. Even with hundreds of restaurants participating, tables do fill up quickly, especially at such a great price! So don’t forget to make your reservations early and be adventurous to try a new dish, cuisine, or restaurant. You’re bound to find at least a few new favorites!