Denver July 04, 2016
These 15 Restaurants In Denver Have Jaw-Dropping Views While You Eat
As residents of (or visitors to) the Mile High City, we certainly expect to have our entrees with a side of eye-popping scenery, and these restaurants with views in Denver are serving up just that! Mediterranean-inspired eats under the twinkling lights of Larimer Square, country-style Japanese cuisine in a lush zen garden, and cowboy favorites from the Old West with vistas of the foothills, are just a few on our list of 15 jaw-dropping restaurants dishing out fantastic food with magnificent views. Don’t stop till you’ve seen and sampled them all!
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This lovely little neighborhood spot in the Lower Highlands offers an excellent street-side patio, as well as a rooftop terrace that affords unmatched views of the Denver skyline, and they've also got some pretty killer modern American cuisine. Dolce
Right around the corner is the infamous
, which is renowned for its unbeatable rooftop and bar, but the view from the dining room is just as spectacular! This Highlands haunt and hot spot offers a diverse array of perfectly sharable small plates, so grab some pals, head on over, and Linger long time.
3. Root Down
The breezy, beautiful atmosphere at
(Linger's sister restaurant), coupled with its sinfully delicious locally sourced sustainable eats, will undoubtedly have you putting down roots in no time flat!
4. Izakaya Den
Pictures do not do justice to the magical ambiance and rooftop wonderland at
. And fortunately for us, the food is as scrumptious as the digs, so sprint on down to South Pearl Street and get you some tapas and sake!
5. Peaks Lounge
You could just swear you're on a mountaintop when you're dining high above the lights of downtown Denver on the 27th floor of the Hyatt Regency at the
. Where else can you sip on a Colorado craft cocktail made with locally sourced spirits, as you gaze longingly into the soul of the not-so-far-off Rocky Mountains?
Dining on the patio at
offers a completely different type of viewing pleasure. Located in the lively heart of Larimer Square, Rioja provides diners with prime people watching, as well as award-winning Mediterranean-inspired fare that's tasty and top-notch.
Just a stone's throw away (aka just around the corner), is the tempting, tequila and taco drenched rooftop terrace at
, featuring modern Mexican cuisine with a sleek, spicy ambiance on the side.
This contemporary Mile High hot spot is serving up epicurean eats in an endearingly industrial setting in RiNo.
, located in the innovative Source marketplace, will give you an unforgettable dining experience like no other in the city.
9. Avanti Food & Beverage
is yet another unique, eclectic gastro endeavor where Mile Highers can have their pick of a variety of culinary options in one charming collective space. Next time you're on the fence about what you're craving, head over to Avanti in the Highlands and choose from seven different food options, and all you're problems will be solved!
10. Domo Restaurant
Dining in the vibrant gardens of
outdoor patio will surely bring you a moment of zen. Couple that with their highly acclaimed country-style Japanese fare, and you've got nothing short of utopia.
11. Gaia Bistro
This charmingly rustic bistro and bakery on Old South Pearl Street is dishing up earth friendly eats in an earthy laid-back atmosphere. I can't think of a more pleasant Sunday activity than strolling through the South Pearl Street Farmers Market, then on to
for a leisurely (perhaps boozy) brunch, followed by an afternoon siesta. Sounds like heaven on earth!
12. Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar
Indulge Bistro and Wine Bar
, located in the Highlands Ranch Town Center has top-notch food and service and lovely views to boot. (And check out their sister restaurant in Golden with an amazing indoor ambiance and quaint outdoor patio.)
13. Ignite Burgers & Bar
This neighborhood joint in Ballpark hands out "hangover cure" burgers and hair of the dog to lushes and weekenders alongside unbeatable downtown views. So what are you waiting for!? Hurry up and get fired up at
14. Ale House at Amato's
"The search is over. You've found the perfect marriage of food and beer in one delicious place." The amazing
Ale House at Amato's
in LoHi specializes in one thing: Craft (beer and food, that is). Every sip and bite is lovingly hand-crafted and is sure to satisfy your hungry soul!
15. The Fort
At the award-winning
in Morrison, not only are diners treated to unique Old West cuisine, but they might even get a side of double rainbow. Now that's a sure pot o' gold!
We’ve got a few other fabulous lists that are worth a peek, including
15 Amazing Outdoor Patios To Lounge On In Denver Right Now, 11 Restaurants With Incredible Rooftop Dining, and 11 Themed Restaurants That Will Transform Your Denver Dining Experience. Get on it!!! (And don’t be surprised if there are some repeat offenders, because some rooftops and patios are just THAT good!)