5 Denver Food Spots to Satisfy that Post-Adventure Hunger

Denver has its share of historic eateries and classic American dining, but with a recent culinary boom, the city has become a top destination for foodies and travelers alike. After the 2014 renovation of Union Station, the transportation hub racked up visitors with its inclusion of both fine dining and low-key grab and go shops. With a high population of nature lovers, it makes sense that the city’s chefs would pay attention to where their ingredients are sourced. Many of Denver’s restaurants follow the local farm-to-table mentality, while at the same time experimenting with more international flavors. So whether you have a more adventurous palate, or just want to feel good about where your food comes from, Denver’s got you covered.

courtesy of Linger

recommended by Ryan from A Shoreline DreamEdison

“I usually look for the highest spot to watch the sunset. Sometimes a friend’s condo, other times fancy hip places like Linger are good for this very activity.”Ryan, A Shoreline Dream

photo by June Cochran

Stoic & Genuine
recommended by Kurt Fuhrman 

photo by Gigie Hall

Cart Driver
recommended by Brandon BiedermanPaper Bird 

“The restaurant takes its name from the Carrettiera who brought goods from Southern Italy’s farms to its villages via horse-drawn cart. Pizza pick: you won’t regret ordering the clam pizza, topped with little neck clam, pancetta, roasted garlic and panna cotta.” — Brandon Biederman

photo by Gigie Hall

Work & Class
recommended by Head for the Hills

“Work and Class is one of my favorites, some of the best meat I’ve ever tasted.” — Head for the

photo courtesy of Visit Denver

Casa Bonita
recommended by Nadine Donovan 

Casa Bonita. Colfax, Cliff Divers and Black Bart’s Cave make for an unforgettable Colorado Experience. You have to buy food to get in, but I wouldn’t recommend eating it.” — Nadine Donovan

photo by: Andrea Behrends; Visit Denver