Denver International Airport (DEN) is a major airline hub in the United States. Since the airport opened in 1995, it has consistently won readers' choice awards from publications like Business Traveler Magazine, and in 2018 the Wall Street Journal put DEN at the top of its first U.S. airport rankings for treating travelers better. The airport offers free Wi-Fi access in public areas and a diverse array of dining and shopping choices. Follow the links below to explore Denver airport information and the many DEN transportation options available, including the Airport Rail, DEN SkyRide (airport bus), airport shuttles, cabs, and more.
Denver is world famous for its steakhouses and here you'll find great T-bones, ribeyes and more. The ChopHouse also features a full bar, including a variety of traditional and seasonal home-brewed beers on tap.
Crú Food and Wine Bar
Elegance at the airport? Why not? Crú's primary location is in the tres chic Larimer Square, but you can soak in its comfortably stylish atmosphere at DEN. Choose from a broad and ever-changing list of wines available by the bottle, in tasting flights or by the glass, and enjoy appetizers, gourmet pizzas, panini sandwiches and desserts.
Offering the same great steaks that you'll find downtown, plus a great seafood lineup, Elway's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Etai's Bakery Cafe
Try fresh artisan breads, baked goods, salads and a huge selection of sandwiches. Etai's also has daily specials. To get up and going, try their fresh juice bar or coffee selection.
Lounge 5280 Wine Bar
An upscale wine bar with a contemporary edge, Lounge 5280 offers premium and unique handpicked selections of wine, cocktails, spirits, beer and food, usually with a fresh, local Colorado twist.
Farm fresh. Made from scratch. Seasonal menu. What could be better? Modmarket offers many vegetarian and vegan options.
New Belgium Hub
Famed for its Fat Tire beer, New Belgium Brewing (based in Fort Collins) is a Colorado as they come. The New Belgium Hub brings the brewery's delicious, handcrafted brews to DEN's travelers, offering a wide selection of beverages, along with sandwiches and entrees.
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
Rock Bottom is a nationally known establishment, with a laid-back bar and dining atmosphere. You'll enjoy a great selection of salads, sandwiches and entrees, as well as an impressive offering of their handcrafted micro brews.
One of Denver's most beloved farm-to-table bistros opened a DEN location in fall 2013, instantly upping the airport's culinary credibility immeasurably. The DEN-located Root Down featured a menu of locally sourced ingredients and progressive cocktails - just like its Lower Highlands sister restaurant.
It's not all about craft beer in Colorado. There's also a thriving wine scene - and you can sample some of state's best offerings at Vino Volo, an upscale wine lounge and restaurant. Pair a wine by the glass or bottle with locally produced artisan cheeses, dry-cured meats, smoked salmon rolls, or chorizo and chickpea chili.