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5 Delicious Restaurants in Denver, Colorado

Let's get tasting and sipping with these 5 best restaurants in Denver, including this going-to-be-legendary downtown Denver restaurant. Photo: Brass Tacks Facebook

Denver is fast-becoming THE place for dining, and Bravo’s Top Chef let the Mile High City’s secret out. Yes, we have an amazing restaurant scene. It’s constantly changing and adding new restaurants. The Mile High City attracts new chefs from around the world, even creating new home-grown Colorado chefs. Looking for something different, from sushi to Salvadoran, get ready to sample and taste these 5 oustandingly delicious restaurants in Denver.

Let's get tasting and sipping with these 5 best restaurants in Denver, including this going-to-be-legendary downtown Denver restaurant. Photo: Brass Tacks Facebook

Let’s get tasting and sipping with these 5 best restaurants in Denver, including this going-to-be-legendary downtown Denver restaurant. Photo: Brass Tacks Facebook

5 Delicious Restaurants in Denver

If you’re like me and love to keep up with all of the new restaurants and eateries opening up in Denver, you’ve got your work cut out for you when it comes to the Mile High City’s foodie scene. There are constantly new spots opening in the area, which become some of the most delicious go-to stops for foodies!

Here are five of the restaurants to try in Denver including bars, restaurants, and eateries in the Denver area. Choose any one of these for a fantastic date night or girls’ night out the next time you’re looking for a bite to eat in the Denver area! For more information on local events and happenings in the area, check out our partner Denver Party Bus (who sponsored this post).

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1. Sushi Kai – Modern Japenese Food in Cherry Creek

Enjoy the conveyor belt sushi experience here at Sushi Kai, a Kaiten-style Japanese restaurant. This is a unique experience at one of the hot new Japanese restaurants in Denver where small plate sushi and loads of unique rolls are loaded on a conveyor belt that moves alongside the tables. But this Cherry Creek restaurant also serves a number of fantastic Japanese comfort food dishes to choose from as well. It’s definitely a fun eating experience to have with friends or family!

One of the hot new Japanese restaurants in Denver. Photo Credit: Sushi Kai

One of the hottest Japanese restaurants in Denver. Photo Credit: Sushi Kai


Located in the heart of Cherry Creek on 682 S Colorado Blvd, you’re going to love sampling this Kaiten-style Japanese food. What the heck is Kaiten style?  That’s a style of Japanese Restaurant where small plate sushi is served on a conveyor belt that moves alongside the tables. Discover more about Sushi Kai here.

2. Pupusas Paradise: Salvadorean Cuisine

Pupusa is thick cornmeal flatbread from the Pipil culture of El Salvador. Photo credit: Wikipedia

Pupusa is a thick cornmeal flatbread from the Pipil culture of El Salvador. Photo Credit: By JMRAFFi – Wikipedia

Located in Lakewood (840 Wadsworth Blvd), Pupusas Paradise is a low key spot serving up Salvadorean food, family-owned business serving up authentic recipes, and it really shines through their food. Lunchtime is crazy busy, so expect to stand in a line for a bit if you’re coming by at that time. Their combination plates include a lot of food, and it’s affordable, too.

3. 5280 Provisions – Downtown Denver’s Newest Craft Deli

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This dining spot can best be described as an upscale deli! At 5280 Provision, experience a little something for everybody, whether you like to stick to organic options or you’re looking for something hearty. Their “Frenchie” sandwich is an especially popular option and comes with roast beef, caramelized onions, horseradish, swiss cheese, house-made au jus and a freshly baked hoagie roll from Rosenberg’s.

4. Della Radice Opens in Stapleton

Wine and cocktail bar featuring French, Italian & Spanish small plates from Owner/Executive Chef Cristino Griego. Photo Credit: Della Radice

Wine and cocktail bar featuring French, Italian & Spanish small plates from Owner/Executive Chef Cristino Griego. Photo Credit: Della Radice

For the true wine bar experience, head over to Della Radice with its seasonally driven menu! With an intimate atmosphere and comforting menu, this is perfect for a relaxing night out with friends or family. New to their menu is their Sunday brunch, adding yet another reason to check out this Denver restaurant in Stapleton!

This neighborhood Denver wine bar and restaurant is the creation of Owner/manager Chef Cristino Griego. He brings this to the Mile High City as “a homage to his roots in bringing French, Italian & Spanish small plates and wine to Denver.”

How can you go wrong with menu options like risotto balls, escargot, brie en croute, and the arancini?

5. Brass Tacks – Downtown Denver Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Brass Tacks, a new Downtown Denver Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, gives you a reason to take the family with this BBQ Pork Belly family meal. Photo credit: Brass Tacks Facebook

Brass Tacks, a new Downtown Denver Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, gives you a reason to take the family with this BBQ Pork Belly family meal. Photo credit: Brass Tacks Facebook Page

Looking for an upscale cocktail bar with an impressive menu of food! You can count on options like baba ganoush, viet-cajun shrimp boil, and char sui belly when dining at Brass Tacks, one of the most eagerly-anticipated new restaurants in downtown Denver, Colorado. Enjoy happy hour every day from 3 PM to 6 PM. You’ll also enjoy amazing deals on uniquely flavored cocktails such as the Peanut-Infused Bourbon Cola.

And now share with us your new favorite or favorite go-to restaurant in Denver. Love to hear from you!