The 8 Best Restaurants in Denver

The thriving cultural scene, award winning dining and unparalleled natural beauty makes Denver truly unique.

At the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains lies this cosmopolitan city, boasting Italian, French and American cuisine, ensuring there is something for everyone’s taste.

Mediterranean restaurant Rioja was the start of celebrity Chef Jennifer Jasinski’s transformation of Larimer Square. In 2013, Jasinski received a James Beard award for Best Chef Southwest. Well known amongst the people of Denver, Rioja serves homemade pasta dishes, an extensive brunch menu and more, executed by chef Eric Dale.

Also featured within our guide to the best restaurants in Denver is Flagstaff House Restaurant. Although located a short distance from Denver itself, the impeccable service, fine American cuisine and spectacular views make this a truly special restaurant. Owned by the Monette family, this restaurant boasts an impressive 15,000 bottle wine list and is a five minute drive from Boulder.