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The 6 Best Bars In Downtown, Denver

Updated: May 2, 2022

Need a drink? These are our favorite cocktail, champagne, and dive bars in Downtown. After careful analysis of top articles and review sites, we know these are the best bars in Downtown. Grab your crew and get to these great watering holes for craft beer, bar snacks and a good time!

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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

Brass Tacks

Bar, $$, Union StationBar, $$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    The Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink in Denver Now

    Eater, 2019

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

The Cooper Lounge

Bar, $$, Union StationBar, $$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    20 Essential Denver Bars

    Eater, 2019
  • Eater, 2016

    The Guide to Dining in LoDo, Outside of Larimer Square

    Eater, 2016

The Wild

Cocktail Bar, Union StationCocktail BarDenver, Union Station
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

54thirty

Bar, $$, Central Business DistrictBar, $$Denver, Central Business District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2020

    10 Best Rooftop Bars In Downtown Denver, Colorado

    Trip 101, 2020
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat and Drink on a Denver Rooftop

    Eater, 2019

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. 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. For example, we considered Eater - Where to Eat and Drink on a Denver Rooftop, Eater - The Guide to Dining in LoDo, Outside of Larimer Square and Eater - The Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink in Denver Now as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Brass Tacks, Nallen's Irish Pub, and 54thirty are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in Downtown.

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