Denver’s culinary scene has been on an upward trajectory for the past decade, with foodies flocking to the city for authentic and innovative cuisine that taps the cornucopia of foods being raised and crafted in Colorado. Choose from new twists on the classic steakhouse and a growing selection of dynamic food halls or circle up the food trucks or book an amazing rooftop patio for the ultimate in outdoor gatherings. No meal is complete without locally produced beers, spirits and wines.

The Word is Getting Around

Local chef-restaurant owner Jennifer Jasinski took home the James Beard Award in 2013 and other Denver chefs continue to receive nominations for the prestigious award year after year.

A Steak Lover's Paradise

Western cuisine is still thriving in Denver, thanks to acclaimed steak, bison and game houses like the Buckhorn Exchange and The Fort.


Denver's chefs share a devotion to fresh local ingredients. Palisade peaches, heirloom tomatoes, free-range meats and artisan cheeses are found on Mile High menus.

Diverse Dishes

From Pacific Rim-inspired fusions to creative spins on comfort food classics, Denver restaurants go beyond the ordinary.

Beer City, USA

More beer is created in Denver than any other city, from the Coors Brewery to dozens of upstart microbreweries.