Dating on a Budget

From a restaurant with a cheap meal deal to a free local activity, impress your sweetheart for less in Denver.

Updated: August 30, 2004

Restaurants & Bars

Trios Enoteca

1730 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202

Sip wine for half price during this romantic wine bar's happy hour (Monday-Friday, 5pm-7pm).


1445 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202

End an excellent evening with anything from cream puffs and cookies at this casual, inexpensive LoDo landmark.

Benny's Restaurante y Tequila Bar

301 E Seventh Ave, Denver, CO 80203

Grande-sized Mexican meals will allow you to fill your belly without emptying your wallet.

Whole Foods

2375 E First Ave, Denver, CO 80206

After snacking on samples, grab gourmet to-go deli treats for a picnic.

Kevin Taylor Restaurant

1106 14th St, Denver, CO 80202

Treat your date to an upscale culinary treat for less; the five-course prix fixe is the way to go.


Dave & Buster's

2000 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80222

Play a variety of games with a $10 game card during weekday happy hours.

Denver Art Museum

100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204

Check out general exhibits for free on Saturdays or for half price on Wednesdays after 5pm.

Landmark Theatre

110 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Arrive for the first show of the day and be rewarded for your efforts--early-bird tickets are $6.75 daily.

Park Cheesman

1177 Race St, Denver, CO 80206

Daydream about living in one of the nearby mansions while walking or jogging through this stunning city park.

Tattered Cover Book Store

2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206

Discuss books over a cheap cup of coffee at this legendary bookstore's cafe.