Eat & Drink
BEST BREAKFAST/LUNCH - Amazing Culture
From the day we were born, our people – Snoozers – have led the way serving creative twists on America’s favorite breakfast classics in a casual, friendly and vibrant atmosphere. The passion of our Snoozers is contagious. Over the past 8+ years it has inspired Snooze fans of all ages across the country.
Nestled high above LoHi on the fifth floor of 2930 Umatilla, El Five boasts spectacular, unobstructed city views of the downtown Denver skyline, and a wide frame of sprawling highlands for an unrivaled sunset view. The Large open-air patio sits adjacent to its big sister: Edible Beat’s concept Linger.
The Mediterranean Sea has a rich export culture, all connected by one region : The Strait of Gibraltar. Like the port, El Five is a melting pot of all the Mediterranean regions, creating dishes without a home country, that taste like favorites from each one : Tapas De Gibraltar.
OUR PERSONAL FAVORITE
ChoLon, which translates to "big market,” is named after the largest Chinese-influenced market in Saigon, Vietnam. In 2011, ChoLon was a James Beard finalist for the “Best New Restaurant in America” award. In 2012, Chef Lon Symensma was nominated for Food & Wine’s “Best New Chef” in the Southwest. ChoLon’s upbeat service, sexy ambience, and innovative cuisine has led the restaurant to be ranked in the top ten of 5280’s “25 Best Restaurants” list every year since it opened.
BEST BRUNCH/APEROL SPRITZ
Bar Dough is an Italian kitchen that has an elevated take on traditional cuisine in a cozy neighborhood setting. Acclaimed chefs Max Mackissock and Carrie Baird's menu of inventive small plates, traditionally prepared meats and fish, handmade pasta & wood fired pizza has drawn rave reviews locally and nationally. Our Italian inspired cocktails, craft beers and Italian wine list have been carefully curated and will appeal to the most discerning palates.
RiNo (River North) Brewery Crawl/Art Walk
Best collection of breweries in denver
Located just north of downtown Denver, RiNo includes a remarkable concentration of creative businesses, including architects, art galleries, designers, furniture makers, illustrators, painters, media artists, photographers, sculptors, an array of studio spaces…and BEER! There are several breweries all in walking distance from each other. RiNo is "Where Art Is Made" in Denver and you can always finds something new and exciting to check out around the neighborhood.
THE SOURCE/THE SOURCE HOTEL
THE EXPERIENCE: The Source Hotel and Market Hall feature 25 independent food and retail vendors, 2 top breweries and a rooftop pool with panoramic views. THE HOTEL: 100 guest rooms saturated with natural light, fresh air, views of the Denver skyline and Rocky Mountains, and a rooftop gastropub, beer garden, and pool terrace with panoramic views.
Eclectic Contemporary American Cooking
James Beard Award-Winning Chef Alon Shaya - Modern Israeli Food
Rooftop Views & Exclusive New Belgium Brewed Beers
Welcome to Denver's Living Room, a space for locals and visitors alike. Denver Union Station boasts an eclectic array of the city’s top local restaurants, bars and shops. Whether you’re looking for high-end, fast or comfort food, Union Station’s restaurant choices will meet your needs. Experience a meal from James Beard award-winning chefs Jennifer Jasinski and Alex Seidel for a taste of some of the best flavors the city has to offer.
James Beard Award Winning Chef Alex Seidel Elevated Comfort Food
James Beard Award Winning Chef and Finalist on Top Chef Masters , Jennifer Jasinski delivers innovative seafood flown in fresh daily
James Beard Award-winning luminaries Bobby Stuckey and Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson, owners of Frasca Food and Wine, Modern Fine Dining Italian
Stanley originally began with a couple of neighbors who wanted to open a small beer hall. Their initial idea grew into something much larger: a community-focused marketplace featuring 50+ independently owned Colorado businesses under one fantastic roof. We're in a quirky and interesting location, smack in the middle of two different neighborhoods, and we plan on being a positive force in both. As we say in our Stanifesto, we're here for good.
James Beard Award Winning - Scratch to Table
Authentic Mexican street food, incredible handmade desserts and refreshing beverages.
Gourmet sandwich and biscuit entrees for breakfast and lunch, as well as beer and craft cocktails
Things To Do
Denver Zoo is a leader in connecting people to the awe and importance of wild animals while providing unparalleled care, educational experiences, and local and global conservation efforts that help save wild places and wildlife. Our more than 350 employees and 600 volunteers passionately support our mission everyday: Secure a Better World for Animals Through Human Understanding. We invite you to join us for a memorable day with your family exploring our more than 84 beautifully landscaped acres on the north end of Denver’s City Park.
DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. Together with you, we share new discoveries with the world, preserve scientific treasures that pique curiosities, and open eyes and minds to the wonders of nature and science.
RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE
If you think of Red Rocks Park as just a beautiful place to see a concert, think again! Around you are 738 total acres of deer, dinosaurs, pines and prairie, geological wonders and spectacular vistas. At 6,450 feet above sea level, Red Rocks Park is a unique transitional zone where the Great Plains meet the Rocky Mountains. The diverse environment allows visitors to see plants, birds and animals of both regions. Red Rocks Amphitheatre is a geological phenomenon – the only naturally-occurring, acoustically perfect amphitheatre in the world. From Sting and The Beatles, to opera stars and U2, every artist aspires to play on this magical, spiritual and emotional stage.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK/ESTES PARK
With majestic mountains, tundra wildflowers, abundant wildlife, Trail Ridge Road (the highest paved road in the US), and over 350 miles of trails, Rocky Mountain National Park is spectacular! From flat easy hikes around a mountain lake to challenging multi-day backpack trips and climbs, Rocky Mountain National Park offers trails for hikers of every level - plan your next adventure! Find the best ways to take in the majesty and serenity of the park. It's YOUR Rocky - explore it!
Places To Stay
BEST OF DENVER
THE CRAWFORD @ UNION STATION
An iconic boutique hotel in the historic Denver Union Station, The Crawford Hotel melds period elegance with modern luxury, and indulges guests with creatively designed accommodations and personalized amenities.Occupying the stately mezzanine level that overlooks the station’s Great Hall, guests are greeted by the bustling vibe of Union Station, also known as Denver’s Living Room.Offering views of the Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountains, our downtown Denver hotel is ideally located for business travelers, urban explorers, and adventure-seekers alike.
Anchoring Denver's revitalized LoDo neighborhood and Colorado’s transportation hub, Kimpton Hotel Born serves as Union Station’s most authentic urban refuge. With every architectural and culinary detail crafted to convey an elegant vibe, the hotel welcomes guests into a community of creativity, comfort, and, ultimately, revitalization. Settle into furnishings inspired by a modern alpine aesthetic. Socialize at an outdoor happy hour that blends into dinner at two of the city’s most highly anticipated, chef-driven restaurants. Check into the Kimpton Hotel Born at Union Station-- your gateway to the Rockies -- and be revitalized by Colorado's liberating lifestyle.
HYATT REGENCY DENVER @ CONVENTION CENTER
Experience the culture of downtown from Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Located one block from the 16th Street Mall and walking distance to Denver Center for the Performing Arts, our hotel offers a stylish stay in downtown Denver with access to the 27th-floor Peaks Lounge, the highest-rising lounge in the city with spectacular Rocky Mountain views.
Getting to Us
There is a commuter rail line (A-Line) that runs from Denver International Airport into downtown Denver’s Union Station. We are located right off the A-Line, at the I-70 & Colorado Blvd stop (Colorado Station).
We are located centrally and always a short ride from anywhere in the Denver Metro area.
Should you choose to explore our backyard, there are several car rental options at the airport. If you change your mind after you’ve settled into your stay, there are options close by too.
We are conveniently located just off of major roadways in Denver (I-70 & Colorado Blvd). Should you have any trouble finding us, give us a holler!
Footers Catering: 4190 Garfield St, Denver, CO, 80216