The Best Dining in Denver

James Dziezynski

By , Travel Expert, Denver
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Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Denver dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Denver Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

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    Local Expert Tip: "You can't go wrong with anything on the menu! My favs are the beet salad, Wagyu burger sliders (Peppered bacon cheddar curried sour cream), and the PB&J for dessert!"

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    Barolo Grill

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss the excellent seafood selections. "


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    Local Expert Tip: "Pace yourself, the desserts are worth the wait!"


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    Sullivan's Steakhouse

    Local Expert Tip: "Local beef is Colorado raised so be prepared for the rich taste of the true west. "


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    Jax Fish House

    Local Expert Tip: "If you want to try local fare, go for any of the trout dishes. "


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    Cafe Brazil

    • Cuisine: Brazilian, Latin
    • Average Main Course Price: $19
    • Neighborhood: North Denver

    Local Expert Tip: "Be warned: even the mild fare is quite spicy!"

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    New Saigon

    • Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
    • Average Main Course Price: $11
    • Neighborhood: South Denver

    Local Expert Tip: "If you can't make reservations, aim for a weekday if you don't want to wait. "

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    Sushi Den

    • Cuisine: Asian, Japanese, Sushi
    • Average Main Course Price: $24
    • Neighborhood: South Denver

    Local Expert Tip: "Ask your server what drinks to pare with specific sushi and sashimi selections, they have excellent parings. "

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    Restaurant Kevin Taylor

    Local Expert Tip: "Like authentic European fare? This is your place. "

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    Devil's Food

    • Cuisine: American, Bakery
    • Average Main Course Price: $10
    • Neighborhood: Washington Park

    Local Expert Tip: "Good breakfast spot to hit before a day in the outdoors!"



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