Denver is more than just the capital of Colorado, it is a must visit location that has amazing restaurants, beautiful scenery, and plenty of hot spots to keep any visitor happy. From museums to ski resorts, there really is something for everyone in this beautiful city.
If you are looking for amazing things to do in Denver, there are plenty of things to choose from no matter what your tastes are. You can take your date to the Botanic Gardens or even the Art Museum. If your date loves animals (who doesn’t), then head to the Denver Zoo. There is even the Red Rocks Amphitheatre if you are looking for something a bit outside the box.
Of course, there is also the amazing food too. And just like any major city, there are plenty of choices when it comes to finding good eats.
When it comes to date night on the town or just ordering in from Sub shop in Denver, there are plenty of options no matter what city you are in or visiting. But in Denver, there are some amazing eats and hidden gems that you simply have to try if you can.
LoHi Bamboo Sushi
If you are looking for an amazing dining experience that includes sustainable seafood, then the LoHi Bamboo Sushi restaurant is a must visit. Not only do they have an extensive signature roll list that includes rolls such as the Garden of Eden and the Friday the 13th, but they even have a tasting option in which you can name your own price.
LoHi Bamboo Sushi features a chef’s omakase tasting experience where you can name your price and the sushi chefs can, in turn, create a tasting for your budget. Not only is this a great opportunity to try what the restaurant has to offer, but it is a unique experience that will leave you and your date satisfied.
Acorn – Denver
Acorn in Denver is a contemporary bar and grill that features unique and eclectic dishes for all taste buds. This is a restaurant that features “new American” cuisine, with an oak-fired grill and oven at the heart of its menu.
Speaking of the menu, it is an ever-changing dining experience that features seasonal offerings and family-style meals. The executive chef takes worldly cooking techniques and gives them a unique twist to give diners a menu that is out of this world. Whether you want pork or clams or perhaps a breakfast offering like grits, there is something for everyone at Acorn.
Come try an Acorn classic, our shrimp & grits. You won’t be sorry! ? #EatAtAcorn pic.twitter.com/ce0pQSF485
— acorn (@acorn_Denver) March 5, 2018
Urban Farmer Steakhouse
If you want your meat fix then head to the Urban Farmer Steakhouse. If you are looking for an amazing date night experience, this is the perfect restaurant, especially if you love meat. From the New York Strip to the table side tartare, this is date night done right.
And while any steakhouse can get pricey, there are options on the menu that won’t bust the budget. Plus, there are Happy Hour specials and late-night dining choices that can help save a little on the bill. Share a meal with your date and make it a night to remember too.
ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro
If you are looking for Asian food with flair, then look no further than ChoLon. Here you will find a blend of fancy and modern cuisine that will make any date shine.
From sweet onion soup dumplings and pork belly buns to lobster Saigon crepes and salmon crudo, this is a menu that is both delicious and exciting. These are dining options that will leave you feeling invigorated and ready to try something new. Plus, you won’t break the bank taking your date to ChoLon.
If you are a fan of Top Chef then you have probably heard of Carrie Baird. Well, Bar Dough is helmed by Baird and that means you can not only enjoy an amazing meal but if you are a fan of the show you can make this an experience on its own.
The atmosphere of this place I enough to draw you in, but it is the food that will have you coming back for more. Bar Dough is a casual establishment that is also extremely vibrant.
Of course, the real draw of Bar Dough is the menu. And thanks to the amazing pizza and pasta dishes, this is one Italian eatery you won’t forget. (As an added bonus, they have an amazing brunch menu that includes some of Carrie Baird’s dishes.)
The best margarita pizza I've ever had at Bar Dough in Denver. Dave and I are superfans of Top Chef and although @Chefcarriebaird wasn't there we are now superfans of her pizza. And beer. #pizza #worththetrip pic.twitter.com/EFWnsh2QNj
— hannah lee. hyperbole. (@hannahleeatsea) July 17, 2018
If you are looking for food that is inspired by classic French cuisine, then you need to check out Mizuna. This is a neighborhood eatery that is also a top rated restaurant. In fact, it has been one of the top eateries in the country more than once.
And while you might enjoy the food at Mizuna, don’t expect the same dishes all the time. Mizuna changes things up on a consistent basis based on what is available and in season. Whether it is a land or sea inspired dish, it will all be fresh and taste it’s very best.
Although the menu changes often, if you are looking for an amazing dish, then you have to try the butter poached Maine lobster macaroni & cheese. Not only will this become your new favorite mac & cheese, but you will find yourself with a comfort food unlike any other.
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