Denver July 28, 2016
These 10 Extremely Tiny Restaurants In Denver Are Actually Amazing
These tiny restaurants in Denver may be itty bitty, but they offer delicious, high-quality dishes made with fresh, local ingredients and big, robust flavors. From classic French bistro cuisine to traditional Asian fare with a modern twist, these unassuming hidden gems will surprise and delight your palette and have you begging for more. Bon Appétit!
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1. Bistro Vendôme
Perhaps nothing is more charming and delectable than this lovely little neighborhood bistro tucked away in our bustling downtown on Larimer Square. Duck into
quaint dining room or garden patio and feast on classic French fare with a modern twist using local, seasonal ingredients and a whole lot of love. Oui, oui s'il vous plaît!
2. Vert Kitchen
If you're looking for fresh, healthy made-from-scratch food using locally-grown, 100% organic sustainable ingredients, you've got to try
. This wholesome eatery in Wash Park West with scrumptious sandwiches, soups, and salads is a little slice of homemade heaven.
3. The Plimoth
in North City Park is another neighborhood eatery dedicated to using local, seasonal and artisan ingredients of the highest quality in a welcoming and unpretentious atmosphere. With its eclectic and ever-changing menu, Plimoth surprises and delights diners with its uniquely special dishes and will keep you coming back for more.
4. Z Cuisine
You'll find this adorable little bistro and bar in a cozy nook of the Highlands, serving up simple, creative cuisine fresh from our Colorado farmers' markets. With a motto like, "Eat Real, Eat Local, Eat like you give a f*ck," and a daily menu that follows the "whispers of the seasons," what more could you ask for?
5. Bar Max
This tiny, hip spot on Colfax is a cafe, coffee shop, and bar all rolled into one. They've created a beautiful, elegant dining space where they're dishing up simple, gourmet eats alongside fine teas, espresso, and boutique spirits, wine and beer. Why not make
your new neighborhood hang?
6. To The Wind Bistro
Another itty bitty eatery on Colfax that offers top-notch cuisine and a well-curated beer, wine, and spirits list is
To the Wind Bistro
located just a hop, skip, and a jump from the historic Bluebird Theater. Next time you're looking for a place to pre-game before the show, munch and sip to your heart's content at To the Wind. (Just don't get three sheets to it...)
7. The Weathervane Cafe
This funky little
cafe and coffeehouse
Uptown serves up some of the yummiest, no frills, high-quality breakfast and lunch in town. It's a perfectly quirky, quaint space where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city streets with a craft coffee and a homemade cherry pie pop tart. Now that's mmm, mmm good!
is a "small, no-brow, neighborhood restaurant" and ramen shop located in LoHi, known for its one-of-a-kind, new-style ramen and a small selection of other traditional Asian dishes. You can expect flavorful, long-simmered broths and most likely a long line that stretches around the block at this popular Highlands hot spot. But I promise you that it's well worth the wait!
"This unassuming, low-key joint is a casual counter service style restaurant with a focus on simple and seasonal italian cuisine," hand crafting everything in house using locally sourced organic ingredients.
in Cap Hill is nothing short of sheer mouthwatering Italian perfection!
10. Sugar Mill
is yet another of Chef Troy Guard's ingenious creations, where you can find sweet and savory treats to tantalize your taste buds morning, noon, and night. From coffee and cordials to soups and sandwiches to crème brûlée and fresh brioche donuts, Sugar Mill truly has a little bit of everything and will suit even the most pretentious palette.
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10 Mom & Pop Restaurants In Denver That Serve Home Cooked Meals To Die For and get your fill!