The Infatuation's Restaurant Picks

The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

Best American Restaurants in Denver

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Best American Restaurants in Denver

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Best Italian Restaurants in Denver

Popular restaurants in Denver

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Izakaya Den
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El Five
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True Food Kitchen - Cherry Creek
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Denver

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Denver

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Denver

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
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Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Denver

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Denver's

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you're after, here are the best places.
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Denver's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

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Denver's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

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Corinne RestaurantCorinne Restaurant
600 reviews
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American | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

We had dinner there before a concert. Service was awesome as was the food. Server tried to get us out in a hurry to meet the concert time. More

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Citizen RailCitizen Rail
431 reviews
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American | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Excellent experience, from our meal to the professionalism of the staff.. excellent waitress and the chef and his team are incredibly skilled. If you have a chance to sit at the counter, it is a real treat... Best seat in Colorado! More

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Sushi SasaSushi Sasa
2255 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Favorite spot for sushi in Denver! Thank you for a wonderful night and delicious dinner! More

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Il Fornaio - Denver Tech CenterIl Fornaio - Denver Tech Center
2119 reviews
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Italian | Tech Center / Greenwood Village, Denver Suburbs

Beautiful holiday lunch. Great service and food! More

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rangerange
771 reviews
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American | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Great service and great food. Easy walk to the performing arts complex. More

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Specials at top restaurants in Denver

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RiojaRioja
7357 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Rioja is one of our favorite restaurants in Denver. We are never disappointed in the fresh and unique menu options, the great wine list and the simply lovely atmosphere. More

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CopertaCoperta
749 reviews
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Italian | Uptown, Denver

My 5th time in Coperta. We usually sit at the bar for Happy Hour but this time around we had a "regular" dinner with wine. Service was excellent. The waitress knew all of the dishes and described them well. We ordered the chicken, Eggplant Parmigiana, Spinach Salad, and a few other things and shared. All very good. More

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Blue Agave Grill - DenverBlue Agave Grill - Denver
330 reviews
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Mexican / Southwestern | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Enjoyed our meals. Happy hour menu for their margaritas was fantastic. Got the blackened scallops, very tasty, most expensive thing on the menu. Husband got the spicy fettuccine with chicken.. nothing spectacular about it More

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Mario's Ocean ClubMario's Ocean Club
67 reviews
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Seafood | Baker, Denver

Nice and fun for early evening spur of the moment dinner with a friend. The food was really good and the service was nice and attentive. More

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MilaMila
28 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Very enjoyable experience with great choice of options for lunch. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Denver's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Beano's Cabin1. Beano's Cabin
856 reviews
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Contemporary American | Avon, Mountains

Great Service and wine selection More

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Chimney Park2. Chimney Park
1382 reviews
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Contemporary American | Windsor, Fort Collins

It was wonderful as usual! Kate was a wonderful server. Food was impeccable! More

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Bistro Barbes3. Bistro Barbes
344 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | Park Hill, Denver

Amazing meal and fantastic service. We will definitely be back again soon More

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Carlos' Bistro4. Carlos' Bistro
1016 reviews
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Continental | Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs

Excellent service. We were met by Carlos in the parking lot to welcome us. Extensive menu, fabulous preparation, amazing presentation. Outstanding service. Unique experience-highly recommend!! More

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Lake Terrace - The Broadmoor5. Lake Terrace - The Broadmoor
469 reviews
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Breakfast | Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs

The Sunday brunch lives up to its lofty reputation! More

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New to OpenTable

Denver restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Ash'KaraAsh'Kara
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Israeli | Highlands, Denver

Ash’Kara will explore the continuous evolution of Israeli cuisine, with ingredients and flavors from across Europe and North Africa.More

Liberati Osteria & OenobeerLiberati Osteria & Oenobeer
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Contemporary Italian | River North (Denver), Denver

While we have great love and respect for Italian-American culture and all of the beautiful flare it generates, Liberati Osteria & Oenobeers isn't really your typical Italian-American restaurant, but rather a simple and authentic restaurant you'd find in the streets of Rome or maybe in the countryside of Tuscany, Campania or Puglia.

Our founder, Alex Liberati, was born and raised in Rome, as was our chef, Marta Biasotti. At our table, visitors will savor the finest pastas, Italian breads, mozzarella, charcuterie meats and gelato all made in-house according to ancient Italian recipes and traditions. Guests will also discover the only brewery in the world devoted to the exploration of Oenobeers-a beer/wine hybrid with each beer using a different wine grape in its fermentation - presenting a whole new range of flavors, textures and taste for guests to explore. More

Spoons Bistro & BakerySpoons Bistro & Bakery
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Farm-to-table | Grand Junction, Grand Junction / Western

When you start with the freshest local ingredients, your meals speak for themselves! At Spoons our talented chef has an extraordinary gift for creating dishes sure to become timeless favorites. Whenever possible we support Pear Blossom Farms and other Valley producers. We rely on Grand Junction’s own Quality Meats for the choicest cuts. We are proud to showcase Enstrom’s ice cream, giving you the opportunity to experience the locally owned and world famous toffee. At Spoons our philosophy is simple – fresh, local, from the heart. Our food not only boasts local flavor but also handmade quality. Everything from our savory soups to our decadent desserts are made in house from our heart to yours.More

Stowaway KitchenStowaway Kitchen
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International | River North (Denver), Denver

Stowaway Kitchen is a owner run cafe/restaurant serving an eclectic menu of globally inspired breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes inspired by our own travels and adventures. We offer a full selection of specialty coffee, espresso, as well as wine, beer and cocktails. Stowaway is a small, intimate space, perfect for solo diners, couples or groups of up to six. We are open from 7am - 3pm on weekdays (closed Tuesdays), 8am - 3pm on weekends, and our Supper Club runs 5pm - 10pm Thursday - Saturday.
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Sunset LoungeSunset Lounge
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American | Fort Collins, Fort Collins

Sunset Lounge features all-weather and open-air lounge areas atop The Elizabeth Hotel. Sunset Lounge is open to the public and is able to accommodate groups and events. Sunset Lounge features an exquisite outdoor space with unrivaled sunset views and front range mountain views. Our beverage program pours a list of craft cocktails, plus wines by the glass and by the bottle. Imbibe in style and relax in a sophisticated atmosphere. Our rooftop deck is truly the perfect place to unwind while savoring the finest of drinks and views in the Old Town neighborhood.More

Discover Denver

Located just an hour’s drive from the trifecta of ski resorts—Aspen, Vail and Breckenridge—and nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains; Denver is scaling the ranks of the country’s most desirable places to live. And while Colorado’s capital city is a world class hub of winter recreations, a booming restaurant scene is on the rise, too. Brunch waits now rival those of its coastal counterparts. Sounds a little weird given Denver’s land-locked nature, but sushi is also popular here. Downtown, you’ll find Italian Trattorias, sprawling beer gardens, and a slew of coffee shops that range from pour over bars to laid-back, locals-only spots. Larimer Square forms the heart of downtown’s historic district and houses upscale restaurants fit for special occasions. On the outskirts of town, Red Rocks Amphitheater draws festival crowds for its outdoor acoustics and epic views.