Ahhh, Denver. This big city in Colorado still has the feel of something smaller, because the people are friendly and there is so much outdoor stuff to do. So get out there and meet people, and when you’re ready for a date, come back to this post.
If you’re looking for an awesome date activity in the Denver area, check out 10 Ideas for a Great First Date in Denver. While you’re out, obviously you’re going to want to eat. With so many great options in this bustling city, we’ve narrowed it down for you with a little help from yelp.com:
Atelier by Radex
2011 E 17th Ave
If French-influenced cuisine sounds romantic, check out this delicious dinner date spot. You can’t go wrong with lobster ravioli, lamb chops, herbed chicken, cedar planked salmon, or shrimp. You’ll definitely impress your date! (Especially if you order in French, though you might want to make sure the waiter understands you.)
- Work & Class
2500 Larimer St
This marriage of Latin and American food is divine! Whole fried trout, short ribs, ceviche, peppers five ways, and so much more. You and your date will definitely want to try each other’s plates.
128 S Colorado Blvd
https://thepokecity.wordpress.com This is a brand new restaurant in Denver, but it’s already hopping and has rave reviews! It’s basically a create-your-own Hawaiian poke bowl shop. Your protein could be anything from tuna to squid, plus there are tons of awesome sauces and add-ons to try. Check it out!
- Next Door
10155 E 29th Dr
This place is as American as it gets! Burgers, soups, sandwiches, salads, and plenty more tasty options. And if you are looking for something vegan or gluten-free, they make it super easy to find something you can eat.
- The Chop Shop Casual Urban Eatery
4990 E Colfax Ave
Describe as “refined casual” American food, you can find these tempting items on the menu: grilled bacon-wrapped meatloaf, crispy fried organic tofu, Chop Shop burger, Asian Chop salad, and more! It’s as hip as it sounds, and as delicious too.
- Mercantile Dining & Provision
1701 Wynkoop St
This isn’t just a typical restaurant. It’s a place that is very intentional about what it serves and where the food comes from. What’s also nice is it’s divided into “small” and “large” plates, so you can eat according to your appetite. There is everything from seafood to handmade pasta.
- Root Down
1600 W 33rd Ave
One-site gardens provide some of the food you’ll eat here, so it’s as fresh as it can be! On the menu for you and your date are plenty of seasonal salads and soups, plush sliders, seafood, pork, chicken, and more.
- Bremen’s Wine & Tap
2005 W 33rd Ave
If you’re up for lunch or brunch, and a few drinks, this is a fun spot to take a date. French toast sticks, shrimp, amazing salads (watermelon and bacon!), porchette sandwich, and so much more. You’ll definitely want to come back and try more of the food on the menu.