Denver Restaurants: Insider's Guide

From the Denver ChopHouse to the Vesta Dipping Grill, learn insider tips about some of Denver's best restaurants.

Updated: December 06, 2002

5 Tips to Use

Vesta Dipping Grill

1822 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202

Got reservations? You may still wait. Grab a drink--the bar has good service and is quite conversational.

Denver Chop House & Brewery

1735 19th St, Denver, CO 80202

Request a seat in the glass-enclosed patio for good views of Coors Field.

Opal Restaurant & Lounge

100 E 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80203

When the kitchen closes at 11pm, the expert sushi chefs keep slicing until 1am, offering two-for-one pieces of sushi.

Carmine's On Penn

92 S Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80209

If you can't get a reservation, arrive close to 5pm to avoid the long waits, or on Sundays.