Open every day of the year
Summer Hours (March 1 – October 31)
Admissions Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Grounds close at 6 p.m.
Ages 12-64: $17
Ages 65+: $14
Ages 3-11: $12
2 and Under: Free
2016 Free Days: 11/4, 11/7, 11/17
Menu: Ceviche with chips
Address: 1294 South Broadway Denver, CO 80210
Description: Adelitas Cocina y Cantina brings traditional Mexican fare, and tequila cocktails to your Platte Park neighborhood. We are a dual family owned, and operated company. We have made a collaborative effort to bring you a relaxing, comfortable, safe and enjoyable atmosphere, along with traditional Mexican food from the state of Michocan, Mexico. We offer Brunch (Saturday and Sunday). Lunch and dinner 7 days a week, and a late night menu to satisfy your late night cravings. We intend to operate as a family orientate restaurant, but do not worry, after 9 p.m. we will dim the lights, and provide you with a warm and relaxing environment.
Address: 1512 Curtis St., Denver, CO 80202
Description: Our classic cordillera cuisine begins with the freshest seasonal ingredients, resulting in menus that offer interesting yet hearty and healthful dishes with true flavors. Baur's dining menus are created using ingredients that are sourced locally with quality products from Colorado providers and fresh seafood flown in from both coasts.
Address: 38 S Broadway Denver, CO 80209
Description: Nestled amongst an urban aspen grove, the restaurant offers social dining in the tune of "new old-world rustic". Uncommon boutique wine, hand-crafted cocktails and hard to find spirits compliment the imaginative food menus. Dishes created with intention celebrate local ingredients as they mature… with each season. Cozy dinner service with eccentric wine offerings that are all available by the half glass to the full bottle with unexpected gems found in the cellar. An award-winning brunch menu can be enjoyed, properly served "by the book", on the weekends… Contrasted between the funky boutique shops on historic South Broadway, Beatrice and Woodsley expresses Colorado's sophistication and refinement beyond the cowboy hat and wagon wheel clichés.
Address: 1529 South Pearl Street Denver, CO 80210
Description: Described as contemporary American cuisine, Black Pearl's menu is focused on using fresh, locally produced ingredients that deliver a fullness of flavor which can only come from foods produced and prepared in a conscientious way. For the diner, that means our changing menu will feature seasonal foods, grown locally, and picked fresh to ensure their fullest flavor. From fruits and vegetables to meat and poultry, Black Pearl is committed to serving foods that are grown and raised in a way that shows respect for nature, and, of course, a similar respect for those who produce them and you who consume them. In addition to our regular menu selections, Black Pearl features a fresh raw oyster bar. With a carefully chosen selection of delectable oysters at all times, the raw bar has become a dining destination of its own.
Address: 1432 Larimer St. Ste 10, Denver, CO 80202
Description: Troy Guard opened the subterranean Bubu in the summer of 2014 in the former home of TAG|Raw Bar on a stretch of Larimer Square known for high-end dining, not fast food. Bubu's service may be fast, but the flavors and ingredients are definitely high-end. You can either build your own bowl from a list that encompasses Pacific Rim flavors with a few Southwestern accents, or choose from several house combos off a menu packed with tempting options. Guard's signature Hawaii Five-O, an homage to his home state, with hearts of palm, fennel, shiitakes, and a choice of protein -- grilled steak, poached chicken or shrimp, tofu and raw tuna or salmon -- is typical of the options. All of the bowls can be built on rice, rice noodles or a salad of mixed greens. Add bubu -- crunchy, spice rice puffs -- to any dish for a burst of flavor and texture.
From lunch, to dinner, to our butcher counter, we are using the finest ingredients to bring our guests a great experience. Working with whole animals and seasonal produce The Butcher's Bistro's menu changes often.
Address: 43 West 9th Ave Denver, CO 80204
Description: Charcoal Restaurant is based on a single premise: Fine dining at affordable prices. We serve great food and wine with excellent service in an elegant, contemporary atmosphere. The Charcoal Restaurant team is committed to giving guests an unforgettable experience. We serve contemporary European cuisine cooked with classic and innovative techniques. Executive Chef Patrik Landberg's extensive culinary credentials makes Charcoal Restaurant a fine dining experience of the highest caliber. The kitchen only uses high-quality ingredients prepared in a simple and clear presentation style.
Address: 2413 W 32nd Ave Denver, CO 80211
Description: Duo Restaurant is a hidden treasure for those seeking a special dining experience tucked in one of Denver’s hippest neighborhood, Highland. Duo offers a relaxed and unassuming environment attracting diners who might wish to linger over a cup of coffee, a glass of wine at the bar, or to enjoy a hearty meal. The stylish neighborhood restaurant is elegant and exciting. It’s the kind of place you want to show off to those who think they know where all the hot spots are in the City! Duo Restaurant offers a seasonal changing menu with the freshest ingredients available. Choose from a selection of appetizers or entrees that will satisfy the biggest meat eaters or the most discerning vegetarians. But as many food critics and guests note make sure you save room for dessert as Yasmin Lozada-Hissom, Duo’s wonderful pastry chef creates magical sweets to finish your meal.
Address: 494 E 19th Ave, Denver CO 80203
Description: Located in Uptown, just a short walk from the Convention Center and the 16th Street Mall, D Bar Denver is fun dining at it’s finest. Food Network Celebrity Chef Keegan Gerhard and his team bring you seasonally inspired upscale comfort food and award winning desserts. Immerse yourself in the culinary sanctuary we call D Bar.
The d in D Bar stands for drinks, dining, and dessert.
Address: 10110 E Cry Creek Rd., Englewood, CO 80112
Description: Eddie Merlot’s is a place where hospitality and the comfort of our guests are our highest mission; we pledge to provide the finest personal service, highest quality of foods, freshest ingredients, in world class facilities for all of our guests to enjoy a memorable experience.
Address: 3434 W 32nd Ave Denver, CO 80211
449 Main Street Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: 303-477-3556 Denver/720-438-2113 Longmont
Description: Denver's original gourmet cupcake bakery. Decadence from scratch, and so many to choose from! Using the finest, freshest ingredients, we craft each cake by hand into a scrumptious delicacy with whimsical elegance. It's old fashioned TLC, and it's so worth it. Perfect for all occasions, all ages - weddings, birthdays, charity events, business gifts or book club. Just give us a call ... because everyone deserves a little sugar. They'll make you happy. Visit us in Longmont too!
Address: 6195 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Description: Helliemae's makes intense, complex confections in small batches. I started Helliemae's in late 2010 because I couldn't find the caramels I love on the shelves: super dark, almost bitter caramels with plenty of flaky, crunchy sea salt. Handcrafted postpunk DIY + Hell-on-wheels flavors = Helliemae's. From the original Classic Salt Caramels, Helliemae's products have grown to five year-round caramels and six limited-edition seasonal caramels, along with three caramel sauces and occasional other treats like banana pudding with salted caramel sauce, tart maraschino cherries, and a pecan praline crunch. All Helliemae's products are made by hand, and we choose the best ingredients. We select for flavor first, and we try to source local and organic where we can.
Address: 900 Walnut St., Boulder, CO 80302
Description: Jill's Restuarant is a modern bistro located in the St. Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Colorado. The restaurant encourages sustainable, organic farming practices and hightlights contemporary American cuisine with a French accent.
An annual recipient of Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence and a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Restuarant, Jill's features retro-contemporary cuisine, incorporating a modern approach in presentation with classic technique.
Address: 10600 Westminster Blvd. Westminster, CO 80020
Description: Give your guests something to talk about for a change. With an exclusive indoor-outdoor private dining room, Kachina is THE place for private and semi-private events in the Denver/Boulder corridor. From polished professional events to sexy ladies’ night out to grandpappy’s 80th birthday party – we have the spaces, the menus, and the charm to blow your guests away.
Address: 1610 Little Raven St., Ste. 200, Denver CO 80202
Description: Steps from the Millennium Bridge in the heart of Denver's RiverFront Park neighborhood, La Biblioteca comes to Denver by way of internationally- recognized Chef Richard Sandoval. Modeled after Chef's esteemed New York City concept, "the LIbrary of Tequila," serves up a collection of his personal favorite tequila selections and a menu of Latin-Asian chef inspired cuisine ranging from sushi, wok dishes to carefully-curated small plates, tacos, and salads.
Menu: Huarache guacamole - crispy chorizo, queso panela, roasted corn, radish salad & pickled jalapeno; Sweet and sour guac - tamarind & pilocillo, mango, pineapple, apricot, blood orange, plantain chips
Address: 8340 Northfield Blvd., Unit 1690, Denver, CO 80238
Description: Chef Richard Sandoval invites you to gather, dine and raise a glass at La Sandia Tequila Cantina. Savor authentic Mexican comfort foods on the outdoor patio, in the casual yet upbeat dining room, or at the lively Tequila Bar.
Address: 24 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Description: Leña is a Latin American inspired upscale, casual restaurant with a fun, vibrant atmosphere, focused on sharing and communal dining. The name translates to "firewood", and a white oak, wood fired grill serves as a culinary focal point, offering a vast asado selection of grilled meats, seafood, and vegetables. Other offerings include tacos, featuring homemade corn tortillas, fresh baked empanadas, and other traditional dishes, spanning from South and Central America, Spain, and Mexico. The beverage program is well rounded, with wines from multiple well known and some lesser known producers, craft beers, innovative cocktails, and a wide array of tequila and mezcal.
Address: 2030 W. 30th Avenue Denver, CO 80211
Description: Linger, the second concept behind Root Down's Chef/Owner Justin Cucci is located in Denver's Lower Highlands neighborhood. Linger’s vibrant menu reflects a broad farm-to-street sensibility with a spin on traditional ethnic eats. Design elements can be described as a purposeful contradiction featuring reclaimed boxcar floors, a brick ellipse, a Lite Brite bar top and infinity windows with incredible views into downtown Denver. The food, the service, the story combine to extract a feeling. Linger is like a mixtape, and we hope it connects. We’re not trying to reinvent food -- it’s simpler than that. We hope to elicit a feeling – like you get when you hear your favorite song. Linger now offers lunch! Tuesday - Friday 11:30 am till 2:30 pm.
Address: 2908 E. 6th Ave., Denver, CO 80206
Description: Fancy - no. Great taste and fresh, quality ingredients - yes. Happy and fun designs - you bet. Excellent customer service - boy do we try. We've been here since 2005 perfecting our recipes, expanding our offerings and just trying to make people happy.
Address: 3008 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80205
Description: Coffee is commonplace, yet a truly great cup reveals a complex process. We roast coffees early in the week in our vintage Vittoria machines (fun fact: one of them is powered by a Ferrari motor). We deliver the cofees to some of Colorado's finest independent restaurants, coffee shops and nadtural grocers promptly after roasting. We believe coffee is more than a commodity, and we are always striving for constant improvement in search of a delicious cup. While we take coffee seriously, we firmly believe in not taking ourselves too seriously, as evidenced by impromptu ping pong tournaments, plasma cars and a fridge full of local microbrews.
Address: 1100 14th St., Denver, CO 80202
Description: The Nickel is located in the heart of Downtown Denver and curates new American cuisine through a chef-driven, Colorado lens. The Denver restaurant's experienced team is focusing on modern Rocky Mountain Comfort Food with an emphasis on distilling flavors from the best that Colorado and the region have to offer. Leveraging relationships with farmers, ranchers and craft producers across Colorado, The Nickel brings it all back home to its kitchen.
Address: 1400 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO 80202
Description: As sleek as a 1930s ocean liner, yet as relaxed as a dinner on the shore, the Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a Sidecar in the lounge, sidle up to the oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a… sea of Ultra-Fresh fish, Alaskan Steak-cut Halibut, seasonal favorites like fresh Copper River salmon or hard-to-find delicacies like true Dover sole or bluefin tuna. Our daily-printed menu will guide you, a wine list as deep as the sea will seduce you, and the world's freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.
Address: 1552 E 17th Ave Denver, CO 80218
Description: Inspired by the markets and cafés that dot the European countryside, Olive & Finch draws on the tradition of local, handcrafted, fresh food prepared daily. At Olive & Finch you’ll find a marketplace and café serving chef-prepared cuisine that’s fast and convenient. Fresh baked pastries, a full coffee bar, fresh-pressed juices, artisan sandwiches, hearty soups, tasty salads and a variety of prepared foods in our marketplace are available to-go for those folks that keep a busy life. We are committed to making our food from scratch using organic & locally-grown produce, & all natural, sustainable meats & dairy whenever possible. Awarded 5280, Westword & Zagat's Best New Restaurant in 2014, O&F is available to cater your next breakfast meeting, business lunch or special occasion.
Address: 1215 20th St., Denver, CO 80202
Address: 1453 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80202
Description: Osteria Marco, named for the youngest Bonanno son, opened its doors just in time to celebrate Marco's fourth birthday in October, 2007. Chef-proprietor Frank Bonanno wanted to complement his highly successful high-end Italian eatery, Luca (named for the older Bonanno boy) by offering a little brother- a more playful version of Luca, but with the same artisan spirit and impeccable service.
Address: 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
Description: One of the nation's first chef-driven museum restaurant concepts when it opened in 1997, Palettes Contemporary Cuisine at the Denver Art Museum is still one of the most striking, featuring original art and a sleek, modern design, with floor-to-ceiling views of the adjacent nationally-admired Hamilton building.
Boasting modern American cuisine with a global palette of fresh, flavorful and dynamic ingredients, Palettes serves weekday lunch, as well as dinner on Fridays and a recently-added champagne weekend brunch.
Address: 1627 Lawrence St., Denver, CO 80202
Description: At The Palm, our philosophy is simple: Treat guests like family, serve great food, and always exceed expectations. That philosophy was born in 1926, when Pio Bozzi and John Ganzi opened the first Palm in New York City. From day one, they shared their commitment to quality and generosity of spirit with every guest who walked through their doors. What began as a restaurant became a legend – a place to not only enjoy an excellent meal but also catch up with old friends, meet new ones, close business deals, and celebrate family milestones. The Palm Restaurant's menu features honest, satisfying dishes that reflect the best of our Italian-American heritage – from prime aged steaks and jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters to Italian classics like chicken parmigiana and veal martini.
Address: 918 17th St., Denver, CO 80202
Description: New American West is a term coined by range’s Executive Chef, Paul Nagan. Whereas “New American Cuisine” is a term for upscale, contemporary cooking that combines flavors from America’s melting pot with traditional techniques, New American West cuisine draws its roots from the concept of New American, but narrows its focus primarily to the ingredients, cultural influences and cooking techniques inherent to the Rocky Mountain West.
Website : www.rootdowndenver.com
Address: 1600 W 33rd Av. Denver, CO 80211
Description: Root Down aims to connect the neighborhood to a dining experience in the same way ingredients are connected to food. There should be a seamless bond between the elements and experience, which stimulates the senses and draws people in. Root Down is happy to accommodate guests with allergies or special dietary needs such as Gluten Intolerances and Veganism. Root Down serves "globally influenced seasonal cuisine," which basically means we go where inspiration leads us. We're not tied to one style or genre we're hoping to create one of our own. At Root Down we pride ourselves on striving to solve the 'Omnivore's Dilemma.' We have created a dining spot where all dietary needs will be accommodated, including vegetarian, vegan, raw and gluten free; also allergies or intolerances are always handled professionally by the kitchen team. Our menu has icons reflecting this philosophy, though we always request you notify your server of specific needs. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Address: 700 N Colorado Blvd Denver, CO 80206
Description: Snooze re-energizes the way you think, feel, and ultimately eat breakfast. Established in 2006 by hospitality journeyman turned entrepreneur Jon Schlegel, Snooze invites you to a breakfast experience. Picture breakfast and lunch crafted from scratch recipes focusing on the highest level ingredients; a setting filled with energy and pouring over in creativity; service radiating fun and knowledge throughout. Our goal is to bring you the best breakfast and lunch experience around.
Description: Carefully crafted, yet bold flavored. Rooted in tradition, yet adventuring into contemporary tastes. Chef Richard Sandoval blends the earthy flavors of his native Mexico with worldly ingredients and creative cooking techniques to create the Modern Mexican Cuisine at Tamayo. With a collection of over 100 tequilas and agave-based spirits, we invite you to sip them slowly as the locals would, or drink them in our hand-muddled cocktails.
Description: Whatever the backdrop, “Taste Catering,” Denver Zoo’s premier caterer will fashion a menu that complements your theme and satisfies the palate. All arrangements regarding food, beverages, theme packages and entertainment packages can be made through the catering sales office.
Address: 8390 Northfield Blvd Denver CO 80238
Description: Treat yourself to our sumptuous 50-item seasonal selection salad area including appetizers, soups, salads, and side items. Enjoy our house-baked Brazilian cheese bread and one of our signature cocktails, the caipirinha. As you feast on the Brazilian fare, let one of our in-house wine connoisseurs select the perfect pairing from our extensive wine list. Turn your card to green and prepare to be swarmed by a troop of carvers generously serving various cuts of sizzling Angus beef, lamb, pork, chicken, and Brazilian sausage.
Description: Zengo is an artful blend of Latin-Asian styles and flavors. Chef-owner Richard Sandoval, whose accolades include Bon Appétit Restaurateur of the Year and Mexico's Toque d'Oro, spins regional ingredients into beautifully balanced dishes designed for sharing. The beverage menu features innovative, hand-muddled cocktails as well as Latin wines, Japanese sakes and over 100 Tequilas. The vibrant décor fuses traditional and contemporary tastes, the perfect setting to savor Zengo's acclaimed cuisine.
Address: 7270 W 118th Pl., Unit A, Broomfield, CO 80020
Address: 1604 South Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Description: In June of 1994, Bristol Brewing Company settled comfortably in the lap of Pikes Peak and began hand-brewing flavorful, one-of-a-kind ales for the people of Colorado. Our mission was to make beer that called to mind three things: quality, purity, and sanity. That's why we make our ales using only natural ingredients. You will find us on draught and in bottles at fabulous bars and restaurants throughout the state as well as in six packs at your favorite liquor store. So, if you should get your hands on a Bristol beer, know that it was brewed fresh no more than a few hours from where you're sitting.
Address: 2880 Wilderness Pl. Boulder, CO 80301
Description: First opened in an old goat shed by two University of Colorado professors in 1979, the Boulder Beer Company is the oldest microbrewery in Colorado. At their Pub -- a full-service restaurant -- you can choose from a long list of menu items accompanied by suggested beer pairings.
Address: 2650 W 2nd Ave Unit 10, Denver, Co 80219
Description: Colorado Cider Company was founded in 2011 to produce fresh hard cider for the discerning Colorado drinker. With a well-developed craft beer market and an educated populace, Hard Cider has been a missing choice in the cacophony of craft drinks in local pubs and liquor stores.
Address: 1695 Platter St., Denver, CO 80202
Description: Denver Beer Co. was born in our garages with a few batches of homebrew and a love for the craft of brewing. Serving only premium artisan ales and lagers, we utilize fresh ingredients and embrace both innovative and old world styles of beer. Similar to a farmer's table, our beer selections change with the seasons. By brewing in small batches, we can ensure that a few old favorites are always on tap, but new goodies greet visitors each month.
Address: 3001 Walnut St., Denver, CO 80205
Description: Epic Brewing Company opened in Salt Lake City, Utah with six fermentation tanks giving it the flexibility to create a variety of small batch, artisanal beer. Within a few short months, Epic began earning medals for its beers domestically and internationally. The beer became a big hit with locals and out of state visitors alike and demand quickly increased. In 2013, Epic expanded its brewery operations into Colorado by opening a second brewery in the River North district of downtown Denver. The Denver brewery offered enough space to support growing national distribution, expansion of the popular barrel aged beer program and the introduction of a line of sour beers. Along with these improvements the addition of a "proper" tap room featuring 25 taps was a long awaited realization, allowing Epic to feature is substantial beer selection on draught.
Address: 1600 38th st, Boulder, CO 80301
Description: We believe in FATE. We think in the right circumstance, anything is possible. We understand the value of a good meal and a connection with one another. We see craft beer as the perfect accompaniment to life’s adventures. It’s something that brings together people from all walks of life. A meeting or a celebration over a beer often leads to great ideas—ideas that some may call “fate.”
Address: 1020 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: 970- 682-2260
Description: Looking forward, we are continuously evolving and striving to bring our consumers distinctive, balanced and hand crafted brews that can be enjoyed by all. In 2015, we are expanding seasonals, pushing the boundaries with our award-winning Malt Monster series, growing our community outreach and partnerships, along with the size of our family. Hard work, a love of the craft and a passion for exceptional beer, food and people is what FCB is all about. The best is truly yet to come!
Address: 2201 Arapahoe St Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 303-296-9460 ext. 26
Description: Great Divide brews some of the globe's most balanced yet assertive and flavorful beers. These beers have landed an impressive amount of acclaim: Great Divide beers have earned 16 Great American Beer Festival medals and 5 World Beer Cup awards. Great Divide was also ranked eighth in Ratebeer.com’s 2010 “The Best Brewers in the World” and was ranked 7th in Beer Advocate’s 2009 “All-Time Top Breweries on Planet Earth.”
Address: 500 Linden St., Fort Collins, CO 80524
Address: 800 E. Lincoln Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80524
Address: 1875 S. Pearl St., Denver, CO 80210
Description: Head brewer, Greg Matthews, studied at the American Brewers Guild and has 15 years of experience. His respect of the ingredients drives his passion to brew the best beer in Colorado. We want to take ideas of European brewers that came before and morph them into our own American sensibilities, along with bringing back that "neighborhood pub" feel.
Address: 925 W 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80204
Description: Offensively Delicious? Yes, that’s what our beer is. Always creative and always packed with flavor. This is beer for those who do the don’ts and don’t the dos, the Renegades. We don’t care about traditional styles, or following the trends, we care about making f’ing delicious beer that we are proud to serve.
Address: 1330 Zuni Unit M, Denver, CO 80204
Description: Welcome to our home of Strangely hand-crafted, fine ales (and occasional lagers). We have a beer to meet most beer enthusiast palettes including hoppy, Belgian and fine fruit styles. Try one of our distinctively creative One Barrel Wednesday beers that we continue to brew on our original system. We proudly have World Beer Cup and GABF Gold winning beers. Stop by our cozy, always friendly tasting room and experience one of our many fine brews and no longer be a stranger but a friend!
Address: 1123 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302
Description:Boulder’s Original Brewpub offers seasonal and traditional options for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch alongside award-winning beer brewed on-site. Located a block off Boulder’s historic Pearl Street mall, the Walnut Brewery offers locals and visitors a casual alternative for dining. Ask for a brewery tour, beer sampler, patio seat, or head straight to a table in the bar.