place to work and drink a great cup of
coffee, a place to grab a sandwich, a
place to meet some friends, or a place
to relax, “The Market” is known for its
bakery and full-service breakfast and
1201 16th Street, Ste. 108
This national chain may have started in
Atlanta, but each of its locations is locally
owned and operated, and Denver’s location has been around since 1974 – making it a community fixture and local
favorite. With all kinds of pizza,
munchies, salads, calzones, hoagies,
beer, and more, it’s a casual option that’s
worth the visit.
The Oceanaire Seafood Room
1400 Arapahoe St.
Designed to resemble a 1930s ocean
liner, the Oceanaire features seafood
flown in daily from around the world, like
Alaskan halibut, fresh Copper River
salmon, true Dover sole, or bluefin tuna.
The menu is printed daily; there’s also an
oyster bar, cocktail lounge, and prix fixe
1465 Larimer Street
Another upscale Denver seafood favorite,
Ocean Prime features the highest quality
ingredients available, local and regional
flavors, and a made-from-scratch menu
with daily seafood selections; wild and
naturally harvested fish recommended by
the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood
Watch; and USDA Prime steak cuts that
are aged for maximum tenderness and
Multiple metro locations
In 1976, a few buddies opened a pizza
joint in Boulder, Colorado. From the start,
they agreed to base OId Chicago on a
few basic principles: Serve up delicious, handmade pizza, have the best
lineup of cold beers in town and
always treat the guests like family. The
food is savored for its freshness and flavor the lineup of 110 beers is famous
for its variety. Guests can always
expect warm, genuine hospitality.
Pat’s Downtown Bar & Grill
1624 Market St.
Locally owned, Pat’s is a Denver favorite
that regularly wins awards for great food,
including Best Cheesesteak, Best Salami
Sandwich, and Top Philly Steak Sandwich.
934 16th St.
Located in the heart of downtown
Denver on the popular 16th Street
Mall, Rialto Café features expertly prepared American foods and has been
voted Best in Denver in several categories for such creative dishes as Kobe
sliders with Bearnaise sause. There are
plenty of options, too, with menus for
breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, a theater Prix Fixe menu, happy hour, wine
& cocktails, group packages, and even
a gluten-free menu.
Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
1525 Blake St.
Founded in Fort Collins in 1986 and a
Colorado mainstay ever since, the Rio
Grande has locations all over the state,
including Denver, and is known for great
Mexican food and such signature margar-
itas as the Rio Marg.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1001 16th St.
One of the many Craft Works-owned eateries and brewpubs (others include Old
Chicago and the Gordon Biersch Brewery
Restaurants), the Rock Bottom Restaurant &
Brewery features craft beer made on-site
and made-from-scratch creative cuisine that
ranges from the traditional Fish & Chips,
Steak & Fries and burgers to the unique
Lobster & Shrimp Tacos and Ponzu Salmon.
Smiling Moose Deli
1517 Wynkoop Street, Denver
727 Colorado Blvd, #A, Denver
This Colorado-based chain features a hot
breakfast, sandwiches, wraps, salads,
and soups throughout the day, including a
signature Cheeseburger Grinder, The
Bambino sandwich with hot pastrami and
melted Swiss cheese, and the hearty
Italian Capicola Stack – plus a build-your-own sandwich option with your choice of
a dizzying array of ingredients.
Snooze, an A.M. Eatery
2262 Larimer St.
Founded in 2006 and specializing only
in breakfast and lunch, Snooze is a
Colorado-based local favorite with locations in Denver and Fort Collins.
Specialties include a Breakfast Pot Pie
with homemade rosemary sausage gravy,
a flaky puff pastry, topped with an egg,
any style, and hash browns; and the
Sandwich I Am – an Udi’s soft pretzel roll
filled with scrambled eggs, cheddar
cheese and a sausage patty, served with