Dining March 18, 2017
You’ll Never Forget Your Visit To The Most Haunted Restaurant In Colorado
Do you have an appetite for delicious food, a memorable ambiance, and — oh, I don’t know — GHOSTS?! That’s right, folks; Colorado isn’t only home to just tasty and world-renowned eateries, but tasty and haunted ones as well, including this iconic and historic Denver restaurant:
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
Known as being the oldest and longest-running restaurant in Colorado, the Buckhorn Exchange is home to a fascinating history, the state's best Rocky Mountain Oysters, and even an alleged spirit or two.
Established in 1893, the Buckhorn Exchange was originally started by Buffalo Bill scout band member Henry H. "Shorty Scout" Zietz as a place for miners, cattle ranchers, gamblers, businessmen, and Indian chiefs alike to enjoy a hearty, home-cooked meal.
Even during the dry days of Prohibition, the Buckhorn Exchange thrived and bounced back even stronger by obtaining the first liquor license in the entire state.
Over the years, the iconic establishment has welcomed a number of famous faces including Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Jimmy Carter and, Ronald Reagan; actors Bob Hope, Roy Rogers, and James Cagney; and a slew of other well-known personalities.
Just what makes the restaurant so haunted? For starters, there have been numerous reports of voices and footsteps...
...and tables moving on their own, which are both thought to be the work of the deceased miners and traders who used to frequent the restaurant.
Are you ready to check out this historic and allegedly haunted gem for yourself? Make your reservations now by visiting the Buckhorn Exchange's
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