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The 10 Best Restaurants In Denver

Updated: May 2, 2022

From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are Denver's Best and trendiest restaurants. We analyzed the top review and ranking sites and leading publications for the best restaurants in Denver. So for the finest foods, regional classics, and only the most sophisticated atmosphere visit these venues.

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Root Down

American, $$$, HighlandAmerican, $$$Denver, Highland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Denver's Highland Neighborhood

    Trip Savvy, 2020
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    Where to Eat in Denver, Colorado | The 10 Best Restaurants

    CultureTrip, 2017

Tavernetta

Italian, $$$, Union StationItalian, $$$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2017

    A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Denver

    Zagat, 2017
  • Eater, 2021

    The 38 Standout Restaurants in Denver

    Eater, 2021

Cart-Driver

Italian, $$, Five PointsItalian, $$Denver, Five Points
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2017

    Best Restaurants Near Coors Field

    Zagat, 2017
  • Eater, 2017

    The 2017 Guide to Getting Away From Denver Restaurant Week

    Eater, 2017

Beckon

New American, $$$$, Five PointsNew American, $$$$Denver, Five Points
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • USA Today

    Best Restaurants in Denver

    USA Today
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Dine in the RiNo Neighborhood

    Eater, 2019

Mercantile Dining & Provision

American, $$$, Union StationAmerican, $$$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2017

    A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Denver

    Zagat, 2017
  • Eater, 2017

    The 2017 Guide to Getting Away From Denver Restaurant Week

    Eater, 2017

Chop Shop Casual Urban Eatery Colfax

American, $$, HaleAmerican, $$Denver, Hale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2015

    30 Things to Eat and Drink This Summer in Denver

    Zagat, 2015
  • Eater, 2016

    The Ultimate Guide to Dining Along East Colfax

    Eater, 2016

Jax Fish House LoDo

American, $$$, Union StationAmerican, $$$Denver, Union Station
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2015

    30 Things to Eat and Drink This Summer in Denver

    Zagat, 2015
  • Eater, 2018

    19 Denver Restaurants That Have Stood the Test of Time

    Eater, 2018

Linger

American, $$$, HighlandAmerican, $$$Denver, Highland
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2016

    The 8 Biggest Surprise Hits of the Year So Far in Denver

    Zagat, 2016
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Denver's Highland Neighborhood

    Trip Savvy, 2020

Spuntino

Italian, $$, HighlandItalian, $$Denver, Highland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Denver's Highland Neighborhood

    Trip Savvy, 2020
  • Eater, 2019

    The 2019 Guide to Getting Away From Denver Restaurant Week

    Eater, 2019

To The Wind Bistro

American, $$, City ParkAmerican, $$Denver, City Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

    The 2017 Guide to Getting Away From Denver Restaurant Week

    Eater, 2017

Why is this list better than others?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 7480 restaurants, and 681 lists and articles from top sources like Eater and Trip Savvy. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Eater - The 2017 Guide to Getting Away From Denver Restaurant Week, Eater - The 2019 Guide to Getting Away From Denver Restaurant Week and Trip Savvy - The 10 Best Restaurants in Denver's Highland Neighborhood. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Moxie Eatery, Jax Fish House LoDo, and Onefold are the highest-rated best restaurants for delivery in Denver.

Tavernetta, Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, and Cart-Driver are the highest-rated late-night restaurants in Denver.

Tavernetta, Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, and Cart-Driver are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Denver.

Tavernetta, Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, and Cart-Driver are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Denver.

Moxie Eatery, Jax Fish House LoDo, and Onefold are the highest-rated restaurants for take-out in Denver.

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