This Amazing Market In Denver Is Also A Restaurant And You Need To Visit
Have you ever been served a delicious dish at a restaurant and found yourself wondering how such a wonderful combination of flavorful food came to be? At Mercantile Dining & Provision you won’t be left wondering, and you will probably also discover a new appreciation for those involved in each step of bringing your food from farm to table. This European-style market and restaurant that is tucked inside Denver’s Union Station, allows patrons a behind-the-scenes look at the story of their food.
The Mercantile welcomes you to experience high quality foods in an approachable environment (without the hefty price tag of fine dining).
The Gourmet marketplace offers seasonal goods that have been hand-selected from the country's best artisans.
They also offer a full menu of breakfast and lunch options and a full service coffee bar.
You won't have to wonder where the tasty selections have come from when purchasing items from Mercantile's market.
Select from an large array of cheeses, many from owner Chef Seidel's own 10-acre artisanal sheep dairy and creamery in Larkspur.
Chef Seidel is known for heading up the award-winning Fruition Restaurant and is the founder of Fruition Farms.
Maybe you would be interested in trying some freshly sliced cured meats.
They also offer many preserved items like this homemade tomato sauce, pickled beets, or fig jam (just to name a few).
Burlap covered jar lids add a nice touch.
If you have a sweet tooth, you are in luck as they have a mouth-watering selection of pastries and desserts available to choose from.
The restaurant area of the Mercantile was deliberately designed so that diners could engage in conversation with the cooks to learn more about the ingredients used in the dishes served.
The restaurant side offers a dinner menu daily starting at 5 p.m. and has various seating options including this chef's counter which allows for the transparency that they aim to provide.
The restaurant focuses on seasonally-inspired dishes that take comfort food to an entirely new level.
With everything from small plates (including Roasted Bone Marrow and Market Provisions pictured above) to a family-style dinner that is sure to feed a crowd (try the 36 oz. Bone-In Creek Stone Ribeye), the menu is a palate-pleasing twist on some familiar favorites.
Make sure you pull up a seat to the bar which features an ever-changing menu of handcrafted cocktails that change with the flavors of each season.
In addition to the inventive cocktails, the Mercantile also offers draft and bottled beer (many from Colorado breweries), and an impressive wine list.
Mercantile's market opens every day at 7 a.m. and dinner is served from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. from Sunday through Thursday and from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.
You can discover all the Mercantile has to offer for yourself at 1701 Wynkoop St. #155 in Denver, CO 80202.
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1701 Wynkoop St. #155 in Denver, CO 80202