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The 8 Best Bars In Denver

Updated: May 2, 2022

Had a long day? These are our favorite Denver bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in Denver. Drop-in on the pubs for tasty bar snacks, jugs of frozen wine slushy, and an all-round good time.

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Williams & Graham

Bar, $$$, HighlandBar, $$$Denver, Highland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

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    Trip Savvy, 2019
  • CultureTrip, 2017

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    CultureTrip, 2017

Lady Jane

Bar, $$, HighlandBar, $$Denver, Highland
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    The Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink in Denver Now

    Eater, 2019

Hudson Hill

Cocktail Bar, $$, Capitol HillCocktail Bar, $$Denver, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    20 Essential Denver Bars

    Eater, 2019
  • Eater, 2017

    The Guide to Eating and Drinking in Capitol Hill

    Eater, 2017

Tatarian

Cocktail Bar, $$, BerkeleyCocktail Bar, $$Denver, Berkeley
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Zagat, 2018

    New Restaurants and Bars in Denver

    Zagat, 2018
  • Eater, 2019

    The Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink in Denver Now

    Eater, 2019

Union Lodge No.1

Cocktail Bar, $$, Central Business DistrictCocktail Bar, $$Denver, Central Business District
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Zagat, 2017

    15 Hottest Beer Bars in Denver

    Zagat, 2017
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The 10 Absolute Best Bars In Denver, Colorado

    CultureTrip, 2017

Gold Point

Bar, $$, Five PointsBar, $$Denver, Five Points
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    The Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink in Denver Now

    Eater, 2019

Prohibition

Cocktail Bar, $$, Capitol HillCocktail Bar, $$Denver, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2014

    20 New Restaurants and Bars to Try in the Denver Area

    Zagat, 2014
  • Eater, 2016

    20 Colfax Dive Bars For Every Taste

    Eater, 2016

Freshcraft

Bar, $$, Union StationBar, $$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2017

    15 Hottest Beer Bars in Denver

    Zagat, 2017
  • Eater, 2016

    The Guide to Dining in LoDo, Outside of Larimer Square

    Eater, 2016

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 7480 Denver restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 681 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Eater - The Guide to Dining in LoDo, Outside of Larimer Square, Eater - The Guide to Eating and Drinking in Capitol Hill and Eater - 20 Colfax Dive Bars For Every Taste. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Cana Wine Bar, Hazel, and Nowhere are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Denver.

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