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The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

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Corinne RestaurantCorinne Restaurant
662 reviews
American | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Been here twice and both times the food and service were stellar. Highly recommend a visit. More

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ELWAY'S DowntownELWAY'S Downtown
3095 reviews
Steakhouse | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

It was AWESOME! The food, service, EVERYTHING!!!! More

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Citizen RailCitizen Rail
476 reviews
American | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Great all around experience and we will be back. Billy was a fantastic server, as well all the rest of the team that helped to serve, clear plates, keep water filled, deliver drinks, etc. Bone-in Ribeye was awesome, as well as mussels appetizer. More

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Sushi SasaSushi Sasa
2277 reviews
Japanese | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Excellent overall. Only negative was getting overcharged on my bill, but they corrected it quickly. More

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rangerange
793 reviews
American | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Just came in for a drink and dessert. The drinks were good and the dessert was well done. The restaurant is very nice and the service is great. Very friendly, helpful staff. Range is located within the hotel, which has an amazing lobby (old bank). Come for dinner and have a drink in the beautiful lobby bar. We love this place because it's so cool and the food is great. More

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RiojaRioja
7418 reviews
Mediterranean | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

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Great food, great service. Would recommend for date night. Staff is knowledgeable about their wines, a rare find in Denver or the U.S. in general. More

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CopertaCoperta
792 reviews
Italian | Uptown, Denver

One-off the best Italian meals we’ve ever had, here in the U.S. or in several trips to Italy. William was fantastic and the entire staff worked well as a team, a flawless team. The Cacio e Pepe pasta was fantastic, the mozzarella tasting unusual and fantastic, the special featured spaghetti a citarra with mushrooms was awesome as well. Incredible value for some of the best food we’ve had in a long time! More

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Blue Agave Grill - DenverBlue Agave Grill - Denver
349 reviews
Mexican / Southwestern | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

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I 1st visited on a Denver food tour and had a great fish taco and a delicious flight of margaritas so decided to try them again and loved it. We will be back! More

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Mario's Ocean ClubMario's Ocean Club
78 reviews
Seafood | Baker, Denver

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MilaMila
34 reviews
Mediterranean | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

The food was wonderful and unique. I had the burrata, warm beet salad, and the short rib pasta and they were all delicious. Our server, Katie was great! We will definitely be back! More

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Carlos' Bistro1. Carlos' Bistro
1036 reviews
Continental | Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs

Our third time back, and as per the usual, it did not disappoint. This is our absolute favorite date night spot. Carlos and his team run a world class establishment, down to the minute details. More

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Chimney Park2. Chimney Park
1414 reviews
Contemporary American | Windsor, Fort Collins

We were there for my Wife's Birthday, great setting, outstanding service and the food was excellent. Remined my wife and I of the old French Restaurant that used to be in Berthoud. Great place in a quiet easy to get to setting! Thanks, we will be back! More

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Lake Terrace - The Broadmoor3. Lake Terrace - The Broadmoor
469 reviews
Breakfast | Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs

The Sunday brunch lives up to its lofty reputation! More

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Ski Tip Lodge4. Ski Tip Lodge
795 reviews
American | Keystone, Mountains

Fantastic meal, a real treat. Beautiful historic lodge, fantastic food, wine pairing was amazing, sommelier very knowledgeable, waitress and all the staff were very friendly. Truly perfect. More

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Bistro Barbes5. Bistro Barbes
353 reviews
Contemporary French / American | Park Hill, Denver

Always great food and great service! More

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Baron's RestaurantBaron's Restaurant
American | Glenwood Springs, Mountains

Baron’s Restaurant offers the best of everything romantic. From its subtly lit classic architecture to its diverse menu selections, Baron’s sets the scene perfectly for a dining experience that is well deserving of its countless accolades. Using only the freshest ingredients, Chef Aaron Haga brings a unique blend of flavors and aromas to the menu that are supplemented by a distinctive selection of daily chef specials. There is no detail left unattended, and a casual dining experience is infused with an impressive sense of romantic sophistication.More

Bettola BistroBettola Bistro
Italian | Aurora, Denver Suburbs

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Located on the edge of Denver/Aurora, Bettola Bistro is a small, cozy restaurant that serves authentic Italian cuisine. Owned and operated by Chef Samir Mohammad with his fiance Rachel, you will be welcomed into a warm environment where you will experience excellent service and a delicious meal. We are passionate about food and knowing where it comes from. We use produce from our garden and local farmers’ markets whenever possible.
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La Nonna RistoranteLa Nonna Ristorante
Contemporary Italian | Vail, Mountains

"La Nonna", Italian for grandmother, reflects our passion for Italian food, wine and creating memories with friends and family.
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On the Rocks Bar & Grill at Arrowhead Golf ClubOn the Rocks Bar & Grill at Arrowhead Golf Club
American | Littleton, Denver Suburbs

Located in Arrowhead Golf Club's beautiful clubhouse with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains, the On The Rocks Bar & Grill offers lunch and dinner seven days a week in an upscale but casual ambience, and can also be used for special events hosted at the club. Ranging from mouth-watering burgers and piled-high sandwiches to salads, wraps, pastas, and an eclectic list of delicious entrée items that changes seasonally, all of the club's food is prepared fresh daily on-site by the executive chef and culinary team.More

Zocalito Latin BistroZocalito Latin Bistro
Mexican | Downtown / LoDo, Denver

Zocalito Latin Bistro now in Denver, Colorado, is home to chef Michael Beary, the man who is doing more than anyone to bring the authentic ingredients and true flavors of Oaxaca to America. Over the years, Beary has traveled widely in the Oaxaca region and now works directly with farmers and food artisans who supply him with everything from rare chile peppers to roasted grasshoppers.More

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Located just an hour’s drive from the trifecta of ski resorts—Aspen, Vail and Breckenridge—and nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains; Denver is scaling the ranks of the country’s most desirable places to live. And while Colorado’s capital city is a world class hub of winter recreations, a booming restaurant scene is on the rise, too. Brunch waits now rival those of its coastal counterparts. Sounds a little weird given Denver’s land-locked nature, but sushi is also popular here. Downtown, you’ll find Italian Trattorias, sprawling beer gardens, and a slew of coffee shops that range from pour over bars to laid-back, locals-only spots. Larimer Square forms the heart of downtown’s historic district and houses upscale restaurants fit for special occasions. On the outskirts of town, Red Rocks Amphitheater draws festival crowds for its outdoor acoustics and epic views.