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Duo Restaurant
Duo Restaurant

Duo Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.duodenver.com
  • Phone: (303) 477-4141
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: John Broening
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Zuni & 32nd Ave.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Duo Restaurant
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.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Diner Reviews
  • "We had never tried Duo, but thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a great place to go when you are looking for "farm to table" fare."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Great service, great food in an energetic and relaxed room. It has a creative menu that has something for everyone. Server was very knowledgeable about the menu and wine offerings."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "It's great - looking forward to our next visit. The hostess was charming, the waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and agreeable. My wife chose the stripped bass (served whole w/ eyes, gills, tail) but she prefers a filet. The waiter agreed to ask the chef and the chef prepared and served the fish as fillets, delicious. I had the lamb and it was outstanding, perfectly seasoned and served at exactly the right temp. The waiter helped with a modest wine pairing that was perfect for two very different dishes. The room is a nice size and well decorated. Duo should be on everyone's must visit list - its now on our Top 10 Denver."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The menu had excellent options for both vegetarian and carnivore alike. My wife and I both enjoyed our meals, but the highlight of our dining experience was dessert. With a limited choice (5 desserts), there were three that appealed to us and as our waiter said, "Any choice with dessert is a win." My wife and I would go back to Duo again, probably not for dinner, but for some wine and dessert."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Very limited menu. Uncomfortable seating. Good food."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "This is my favorite restaurant in Denver! Friends were visiting from out of town and everyone was blown away by their dishes. The price is incredibly reasonable considering the great taste and commitment to local producers and farmers!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Had a reeeeeeeeeeally tasty brunch at Duo this past weekend. We got the egg in a basket with ham (5 stars) and the egg white omelet (4.5 stars). The basket of pasties were delicious and the coffee was the best I've had in Denver. I will be back for sure!!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We had a great time, sat at the bar, enjoyed excellent service and wonderful food."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This is the third time I have dined at Duo (twice for brunch, once for dinner). I have yet to be disappointed. Their brunch is my personal favorite, with refreshing twists on classic items, such as the Pork Glazed Benedict or the Egg in a Basket. Our party each got something different, and not a single item on the menu was just "okay". Even their pancakes were amazing, with a fresh strawberry compote and granola sprinkled on top. I will definitely be returning to Duo for another amazing brunch. Absolutely outstanding!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Everything I've had on the brunch menu (about four different items) has been outstanding."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "My husband and I enjoyed our dinners. The scallop appetizer was great as well. Our server was knowledgeable about the wine selection."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "As always, fresh food prepared with care and served tastefully"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This was my first time at Duo, and it was nothin short of amazing. The food and wait staff were great and attentitave."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We have been to Duo many times, and have tried multiple season menus, yet this visit was the least memorable. Many dishes had common notes, so flavors quickly wore out. A couple dishes presented flavor combinations that failed to resonate. Dishes were presented well, service was decent, and food was solid....just not special on this visit."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We both had the lamb and it was amazing. The only complaint is that sticky toffee pudding is not available all year long."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "My wife and I had a great anniversary dinner at Duo. The food was great. So much flavor. The service was awesome too. I had put a note on the OpenTable reservation that it was our 1st anniversary. Without ever mentioning it while I was at the restaurant, the hostess congratulated us and then our waitress did too by bringing us 2 glasses of Prosecco. Our waitress was attentive and helpful but no overwhelming or pushy. I would definitely go back to Duo for any type of occasion. The food is sooo good and the atmosphere is relaxed."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Love this place! Need to do dinner sometime, but love the brunch so much!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "A favorite spot of ours to go for a romantic date! The service is always great and the food is always delicious! I love the ambiance of the restaurant and it is very cozy. Great place to go for dinner!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We hadn't been to Duo in over a year, but chose it for a reunion of friends on a Sunday evening. It did not disappoint. We had lamb, brisket, and scallops as entrees, all flavored and cooked to perfection. The lamb "T-bone" was an inch thick and in the 1/3 pound range, herb crusted and seared, left a little pink inside but heated through and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Highly recommended. Seasonal vegetables (asparagus, turnips, potatoes, scallions) came with. The wine list is comprehensive without being overwhelming. And desserts to die for. Homemade chocolate macadamia gelato is now my new favorite. With coffee, drinks, and appetizer the bill with tip was about $60/person, worth every penny. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "I ordered the Egg In The Hole, and it was seriously the best one I've ever had. My wife and I want to go back soon so we can both order that and enjoy it. Brunch at Duo is awesome too because you can typically get a reservation easily and not have to wait, unlike most brunch places (especially on a Sunday)."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Loved the service, and the brunch menu. Loved the server as she was very accommodating and patience, as I had 1 additional guest arrive. My friends have never been there and loved it! "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We heard great things about Duo from a friend of ours. The experience did not disappoint. The food was exceptional. The price point was very reasonable. The Port Trio and hand crafted chocolate dessert was a unique and fun treat. We were surprised at how busy the place was on a Wednesday evening. We will come back.....for sure."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Thank you for a delicious meal. Your brunch tastes fresh and healthy!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We celebrated my wife's last two birthdays at Duo because we are never disappointed when we dine there. The food was out standing and the service was attentive without being pretentious. The restaurant is small and intimate and at the same time lively, making it perfect for a special night out."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I was treated to Mother's Day Brunch here-- organic and locally sourced food in a fun neighborhood restaurant. We enjoyed Zippy cakes (polenta with sausage in a fennel soffrito, topped by a poached egg, roasted red pepper and sunchoke quiche, and a vegetarian version of eggs benedict with a mustard cream sauce. Everything was excellent! Wine, beers, and specialty cocktails also. Our server was attentive and generous, giving us an extra chai the bartender made mistakenly. I will go again for the dinner menu. We shared a dessert that was fabulous---buttermilk ice cream with strawberries and a lovely cake with a tarragon sauce. I've never had anything like the cake----moist, tasty in its own right, and heaven with a berry and ice cream!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "It took us over 3-1/2 hours for dinner. Our waiter was non existent and didn't care. At one point, we had to ask another waiter (twice) to get our waiter. It took us 45 minutes to get our ice cream and coffee at the end of the meal. The food was good, but portions are very small for the price. It was an $80 for the two of us and my husband had to stop somewhere on the way home to get more food! They also had run out of the beer he was drinking. We will not be going back."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I've been going to Duo since 2009, and have NEVER EVER EVER had a bad table (because none exist), bad service (because the wait staff is excellent), bad food (because it is always perfectly prepared and presented), or bad wine (because the list is thoughtful and well matched with their menu). Duo never fails to please, and that's why I'll keep going back over and over and over again. It's always a wonderful experience. DUO IS MY FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN DENVER!!!"
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Food and presentation excellent as always. Duo is a favorite. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We came for DRW and were packed in...but the food was great, server wasn't super friendly. I will be back to try brunch though."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "I made a reservation for brunch on a Saturday at Duo, and it was the perfect place to eat and celebrate with my ladies while shopping for my wedding dress. Our server was super friendly, and knowledgeable about the menu, sharing with us the gluten free and vegetarian options. Everything was delicious, and the pink mimosas were the perfect touch to my special day. The light inside the restaurant was gorgeous, highlighting the funky window panes, and hip brick walls. So fun! I'm going back here as soon as we're back down in Denver."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "The food was great, the service was very attentive and helpful, the ambiance was nice. Overall a very positive experience"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I took my wife here for her 45th birthday; it is one of her favorites. This was my second time and it was as good as the first if not better. Our server was attentive and knowledgable with all selections which made the dining experience a great one. Food was delicious, creative and well prepared! Definitely will be back for round 3!"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We had the pork chops and beef and both were over cooked. The service was good and drinks were fine. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "best restaurant in denver! the quality of the food is high enough that you'd imagine the place would -- or should -- be uptight. however, the ambience is subtle and calm, perfect for relaxing and enjoying a leisurely experience. the service coincides nicely with the ambience. while still maintaining a high-end presence, there's a measure of laid-back-ness that helps to create a sense of comfort. i've never had a bad dish at this restaurant, additionally, all the dishes i have had, have been excellent. flavors, textures, and cooking technique are all brought together harmoniously with each dish. don't miss this spot."
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "Food was ok, nothing extremely amazing, just good. Service was poor, cocktails took forever, app order was s-l-o-w, dinner was slower. Restaurant is in a great neighborhood. Easy parking - on the street. Probably wouldn't go back with so many other options in Denver"
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Food and service were excellent, especially for a group of 12...great ambiance and away from the Lohi crowds. Highly recommend. "
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "We go back time and time again to duo, but always leave wishing the brunch was a bit better. The vegi options are tad limited, especially if healthy is a concern. But yet we keep going back so they are doing many thing very well. We love the vibe. More non-pork egg choices would be great. Coffee is awesome, service always good."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "First visit to Duo - will not be the last ! We had a 7 month old baby with us for Easter brunch - our hostess and server very accommodating - food was excellent. Fresh and interesting!! Daughter is vegetarian and our server was very helpful - son is is gluten free-again very helpful - we will be back !"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Everything is fantastic, from the wine choices to the food and the outstanding waitstaff. Our server, from Mississippi, was fantastic; never intrusive, always there at the right time with more water and drinks and made sure we were completely taken care of. We took an out of state client here for dinner and they loved it as well. Have never had anything bad on the menu. The bolognese is out of this world."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Pastries and jam were delicious, made by them and I want the recipe!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014