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Highlands Restaurants

SpuntinoSpuntino
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Italian | Highlands, Denver

We love this restaurant. The Italian dishes are very good and you can't go wrong with the house-made pastas. We dine on lots of appetizers and leave a bit of room for a pasta dish. But, the gelato is to die for; try the olive oil flavor. The wine list is varied with many Italian options and it is reasonably priced. More

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The Family Jones Spirit HouseThe Family Jones Spirit House
155 reviews
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Distillery | Highlands, Denver

Like always food is great !! More

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Duo RestaurantDuo Restaurant
2969 reviews
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Contemporary American | Highlands, Denver

Great food as always they never disappoint you alwaysGood soeciaks More

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Root DownRoot Down
6189 reviews
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American | Highlands, Denver

Perfect evening for patio dining. Great service. Great food. More

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El FiveEl Five
1311 reviews
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Mediterranean | Highlands, Denver

El Five was amazing! We ordered 5 tapas along with some drinks and everything was amazing. My most favorite was the Hanger Steak and the Goat Cheese croquetas. The view is awesome especially on a nice clear day. When the weather is warm they open up the windows and it feels exceptional. More

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Vital RootVital Root
24 reviews
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Vegetarian | Highlands, Denver

interesting, healthful and very tasty ; very friendly service More

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The Way BackThe Way Back
210 reviews
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American | Highlands, Denver

What a cool place. Sinead was great! Only her second week serving but she knew the menu incredibly well and was so friendly and offered perfect amount of attentiveness to us. Food was unique and fun with perfect combination of tastes. Loved the ambiance. The booths at front are not all that comfortable But there are tables in the back that look cozy! Would definitely go back. More

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Señor BearSeñor Bear
345 reviews
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Latin American | Highlands, Denver

The food was interesting and delicious. We were seated on the sidewalk patio but also enjoyed the indoor bar and the overall vibe of this gem. We enjoyed the Shrimp & Octopus Ceviche, Empanadas, Patatas, and Brócoli Saltado. Presentation was beautiful. We also loved the cinnamon-tinged coffee, churros and Mango Sorbet and for dessert. Can't wait to go back. More

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Brazen Neighborhood EateryBrazen Neighborhood Eatery
214 reviews
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Contemporary American | Highlands, Denver

JP was one of the best servers I’ve had in a long time. Knowledgeable, personable, professional and fun. More

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Ash'KaraAsh'Kara
152 reviews
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Israeli | Highlands, Denver

Superb on every level. The decor, ambience, menu and drinks are spot on. We particularly enjoyed the hummus w/ charred onions, the falafel was outstanding and the muhamara was so good that we wanted to lick the plate. Next time we will try the fish. The staff was excellent but the timing of when items came from the kitchen was ever so slightly off. I wish Ash’Kara was open for lunch! Hint. Hint. More

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Bar DoughBar Dough
872 reviews
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Italian | Highlands, Denver

Always an awesome experience! The fancy toast, pasta and pizza are great. Great Cocktails! And some of the best service in the Highlands. More

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LingerLinger
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International | Highlands, Denver

Have your waiters and waitresses know the history of the place. More

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The Lumber Baron Inn and GardensThe Lumber Baron Inn and Gardens
31 reviews
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Scottish | Highlands, Denver

We had an enjoyable culinary evening. The chef prepared a 5 course meal of his choice. He then selected several wines to pair with each course. Our party was two couples looking for a unique dining experience. The place didn't disappoint. More

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Old MajorOld Major
1287 reviews
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Contemporary American | Highlands, Denver

Outstanding service. Menu had a variety of small plates and entrees that caught our eye. The dishes we ordered were well executed... particularly the scallops, the nose to tail and the lamb carpaccio. Looking forward to returning for brunch soon. More

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Gaetano'sGaetano's
1193 reviews
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Italian | Highlands, Denver

The food was delicious as always. Never disappoints! More

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Williams & GrahamWilliams & Graham
61 reviews
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American | Highlands, Denver

Really cool looking place. Drinks were good, food was mneh. Mostly go here for the scenery and for the cool ambiance. More

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Spice Room | Neighbourhood Indian BistroSpice Room | Neighbourhood Indian Bistro
16 reviews
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Indian | Highlands, Denver

Well my goodness. This place impressed me so much! We searched for a vegetarian restaurant and this popped up! They have TONS of veggie options but also meat eater choices too! The malai kofta is my absolute favorite! The people working were super kind! The owner brought us out some desserts as we were celebrating our anniversary! Also, bottomless chai tea is NEVER a bad thing. Will certainly be making a trip back for this one! More

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Firenze a TavolaFirenze a Tavola
1218 reviews
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Italian | Highlands, Denver

Birthday with family, food was good! More

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Kobe An - LoHiKobe An - LoHi
222 reviews
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Japanese | Highlands, Denver

Very good and price and food during the happy hour time. More

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AcovaAcova
112 reviews
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Comfort Food | Highlands, Denver

Mother's day was a huge success. Great addition to the neighborhood More

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Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom - Highlands RanchOld Chicago Pizza & Taproom - Highlands Ranch
42 reviews
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American | Highlands, Denver

Excellent food and service! We had pizza, onion rings, pasta, salad and cocktails! I ❤️ the Caribbean Mule! More

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Sushi RoninSushi Ronin
40 reviews
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Sushi | Highlands, Denver

Great service and great food! More

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Sushi HaiSushi Hai
689 reviews
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Sushi | Highlands, Denver

Excellent, delicious, affordable rolls and great staff. More

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El JefeEl Jefe
186 reviews
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Mexican | Highlands, Denver

Sat on the patio for Mother’s Day brunch. Had a great time and great food. Decided we should return often. More

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Barbed Wire ReefBarbed Wire Reef
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Wild Game | Highlands, Denver

Amazing service, great ambiance, and incredible food! We were here for a birthday and had a large group that ordered all sorts of different menu items. There wasn’t a single thing I wouldn’t order again, all fresh and flavorful and delicious! More

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LoHi SteakbarLoHi Steakbar
641 reviews
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Steakhouse | Highlands, Denver

Everything was amazing, great service and food was great! Only two complaints would be the hostess seated my girlfriend and I right next to a table with 4 kids while there were about 5 or 6 open tables throughout. The first 20 mins were kids making noises and just being kids. Not huge deal just was a little annoying. Other thing was it started to pick up at the end of our dinner and it a really long time (approx 15 mins) for the check to come back. More

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Lola Coastal MexicanLola Coastal Mexican
1835 reviews
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Regional Mexican (Baja Med) | Highlands, Denver

My family and I went for brunch on Mother’s Day. Made a reservation so no wait time. Everyone so friendly. The food was unbelievable. Hands down best food I have had in Denver. The LolaBurguesa was incredible. We basically order all the appetizers and were blown away with each bite. The kids loved the cinnamon doughnuts and the fun table side guacamole. We are already planning our trip back. More

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Tenya Soul FoodTenya Soul Food
8 reviews
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Japanese | Highlands, Denver

To begin, we were greeted immediately &were seated pretty fast. The waiter was AMAZING he gave us suggestions since it was our first time. Let me tell you how amazing the suggestions were! They truly took care of us &let us try sake! Such an amazing experience! Well definitely come back More

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Ali Baba Bar and GrillAli Baba Bar and Grill
6 reviews
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Mediterranean | Highlands, Denver

Very good food and decor is great. We had a party of 15 during non peak hours. It was nice and quiet and staff was very attentive. More

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The Crafty Fox Taphouse & PizzeriaThe Crafty Fox Taphouse & Pizzeria
26 reviews
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Pizzeria | Highlands, Denver

This was our first visit. We had dinner with some friends prior to going to a concert at the Grizzly Rose. It was right around the corner and it worked out perfect. Service was great and the food was delicious. We will be back! More

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Bacon Social HouseBacon Social House
955 reviews
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Contemporary American | Highlands, Denver

I mean the name of the restaurant is Bacon!! How can you go wrong with bacon? You can’t! I had the bacon shrimp and grits and they were divine!!! Husband had the chicken and waffles big bacon and it was huge!!!! Plus really tasty!! Over everything about the restaurant was top notch! Loved the flight of bacon! More

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Bamboo Sushi Denver - LohiBamboo Sushi Denver - Lohi
116 reviews
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Sushi | Highlands, Denver

Our wait person was excellent. We do not know his name but he was just so helpful. We were there from about 6:15 - 8:15 on 1/26/19 and he brought me a birthday dessert! I hope you can give him our compliments. Loved the sushi, so diverse! Cat & Fred Buchwald More

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Jack N GrillJack N Grill
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Mexican | Highlands, Denver

Great spot for Posole and street tacos that are tasty but unpretentious! More

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Cafe BrazilCafe Brazil
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Brazilian | Highlands, Denver

Caf� Brazil, located in Denver, Colorado, offers fine South American cuisine in a contemporary and comfortable setting. The menu offers a wide variety of dishes for diners to choose from. The menu features lula frita, grilled manchego and camarao Brazil as appetizers.

At Caf� Brazil, the menu also features a large variety of entr�es. These include choices such as pasta zangado, peixe de Angola, xim xim and feijoada complete, which is Brazil�s national dish. Additional choices include seafood Copacabana and moqueca de peixe. This restaurant creates a selection of desserts daily as well, so there is always something new to try. Offering a unique atmosphere and quality South American foods, Caf� Brazil has something for every diner.

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El Tepehaun - DenverEl Tepehaun - Denver
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Mexican | Highlands, Denver

El Tepehaun in Denver, Colorado first opened its doors in 1978. The restaurant�s menu is full of traditional Mexican options and the exterior complements it nicely with a vintage storefront and very authentic d�cor. Even minor menu items like the green chili, salsa and refried beans at El Tepehaun are extremely popular with customer.

The combo burritos here are also amazing. These specialty items are packed with freshly marinated meat and plenty of other ingredients. Two of the best-reviewed versions at El Tepehaun is the adovada burrito and the Bob burrito. Make sure you save plenty of rooms for an order of the chips as well.

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RoobarRoobar
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American | Highlands, Denver

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El Padrino IncorporatedEl Padrino Incorporated
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Mexican | Highlands, Denver

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Wee Katie'sWee Katie's
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American | Highlands, Denver

Wee Katie's Restaurant serves traditional Irish cuisines prepared from locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant has decent indoor and outdoor seating arrangement. The lounge has cultural Irish décor. A live band plays Irish country music. The outdoor seating area has café-style furniture and décor. It offers healthy sunshine of Denver during breakfast hours. The bar is located in the indoor dining room. The restaurant is suitable for friends, families and couples.

Wee Katie's Restaurant serves American and Irish breakfasts. The mixed berry muffins are served with chilled whipped cream topping. Dry rub chicken tenders are served with a spicy dip. Wee Katie's Restaurant serves barbecued meat meals prepared with farm-raised lambs and buffaloes. The restaurant offers authentic Irish Shepherd's Pie. Potato cake trio is the restaurant's specialty. The bar at Wee Katie's Restaurant offers a wide variety of Irish alcoholic beverages.

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Patsy's InnPatsy's Inn
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Italian | Highlands, Denver

For almost 95 years, Patsy�s Inn Italian Restaurant has been serving the Denver, Colorado community with authentic Italian fare using family old recipes and ingredients to taste. Guest favorites at Patsy�s Inn Italian Restaurant include mushroom pasta, homemade spaghetti, baked lasagna, chicken parmesan, tomato ravioli and more.

At the bar, enjoy a full mix of beers, wines and cocktails to be enjoyed with every dish. Glasses of chianti and white wine can be provided by professional staff members at your request. Ask the bartender to mix your favorite cocktail for a sweet addition to any meal at Patsy�s Inn Italian Restaurant.

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Highland TavernHighland Tavern
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Grill | Highlands, Denver

Grab a bite while catching up on the game at the Highland Tavern. This neighborhood bar serves drinks and made-from-scratch pub grub in a lively, bi-level space. Guests rave about the rich variety of choices, including favorites like the stupid burger, pork rinds and tavern tots. Saturdays and Sundays come with a lavish weekend brunch, packed with breakfast sandwiches, biscuit and gravy as well as bloody Marys, mimosas, and booze-infused creations.

Highland Tavern is a perfect spot if you're looking to enjoy a few drinks with friends. Drop by during happy hour and enjoy beer specials and deals on house wine. Grab a drink and head upstairs to the tavern's covered patio. Highland Tavern stays open until the early hours of the morning every day.

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There-DenverThere-Denver
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Italian | Highlands, Denver

With its traditional artwork and portraits along the walls, Pagliacci's Italian Restaurant is reminiscent of the old country, in which one can dine, socialize and relax with a great meal and well-paired wine. Inside the restaurant, archways and intimate lighting create a romantic, sophisticated vibe. When visiting Pagliacci's Italian Restaurant, start with a warm soup, like the classic minestrone, or a fresh, crisp salad served with garlic bread. The main menu offers selections such as gnocchi with sausage and mushrooms, homemade linguine with shrimp, scallops and asparagus or the eggplant parmigiana. Pagliacci's Italian Restaurant also serves fine desserts. Delight in Italian-style spumoni, cannoli, tiramisu or even the wine sundae.

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Los CarboncitosLos Carboncitos
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Mexican | Highlands, Denver

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Ernie'sErnie's
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Pizzeria | Highlands, Denver

Ernie�s Bar & Pizza offers authentic Italian and classic pub fare in an inviting and historic setting in Denver, Colorado. Guests at Ernie�s Bar & Pizza can enjoy such menu items as fettuccine alfredo, spaghetti meatballs, grilled salmon and pasta, hand-tossed pizza and more.

Pizza toppings at Ernie�s Bar & Pizza are comprehensive and include such items as red onion, fresh basil, capers, bacon, garlic, goat cheese, aged provolone, artichoke hearts, fresh jalapeno, pine nuts, portabello mushrooms and more. Pizza by the slice is offered as well as the opportunity to order a jumbo-sized pizza for the whole table to share. Indulge in a fresh glass of wine or a cold beer to pair well with each dish.

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Poco TortariaPoco Tortaria
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Mexican | Highlands, Denver

Poco Tortaria is a good choice for people who like Avanti style food. The restaurant is located in Avanti Food and Beverage, aka Avanti F&B that has six other restaurants that include Brava!, Bixo, Farmer Girl, Quiero Arepas, Mijo, and Souk Shawarma, which is great for people who like variety. Poco Tortaria has great ambiance that adds to the diner�s overall experience.

Poco Tortaria is famous for its Mexican sandwiches, which are known as tortas and are made from fresh ingredients and are reasonably priced. The restaurant has been mentioned in the list of �Top 15 Meals In Good Taste for 2015� by ingoodtastedenver.com/

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Quiero ArepasQuiero Arepas
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Mexican | Highlands, Denver

Quiero Arepas, in Denver, is a food truck specializing in Venezuelan arepas. All of Quiero ArepasÕ offerings are both gluten-free and all natural, and the food truck has a regular schedule with events throughout the week, making it easy to find a great arepa in Denver whenever you want one.

Some local favorites from Quiero Arepas include the pabellon, el Caribe, queso, reina pepiada and la original. For dessert or as a side for your arepas, try an order of plantains. These sweet treats make a great addition to any Venezuelan meal, and theyÕre lighter than most traditional American desserts.

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Stones on 32ndStones on 32nd
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American | Highlands, Denver

Its a great stop right next to work for me --- lots of options and great menu. :) More

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The BinderyThe Bindery
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American | Highlands, Denver

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Rusty Bucket Restaurant & TavernRusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern
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Café | Highlands, Denver

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern is a popular place to gather with friends and family for a casual lunch or dinner. Here, guests can enjoy delicious drinks along with classic American comfort food in a tavern-style atmosphere. Every dish at Rusty Bucket is prepared from scratch by the executive chef. Each cocktail is crafted by a highly skilled bartender, and each type of beer is carefully selected for the freshest barrel-to-glass taste.

Since Rusty Bucket was founded, its vision has been to provide a community setting where everyone is welcome to relax and enjoy a good bite to eat with a refreshing drink. This simple vision still drives the restaurant today, making it a great place to meet with friends, family and even co-workers.

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Wolf's TailorWolf's Tailor
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American | Highlands, Denver

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BriderBrider
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Steakhouse | Highlands, Denver

Indulge in grilled dishes and classic American fare at Brider. This fast casual restaurant serves craft beer, cocktails and comfort food in modern settings that include a lovely outdoor patio. The restaurant's tightly edited menu offers a little of everything, from healthy fare such roasted vegetable salad, to heartier dishes such as the roasted chicken with kale. It also features rotisserie dishes and family-style pates.

A hit with the neighbors, Brider is famous for its daily happy hour menu, as well as its unending stream of housemade pastries--baked by Pastry chef Michael Conti and offered over the counter. The dizzying array includes cookies, banana bread, kringle and mini Bundt cakes. Brider's pleasant atmosphere and spacious cafeteria-style setting provide the ideal backdrop for group outings. This restaurant is open daily.

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CarbonCarbon
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American | Highlands, Denver

Modbar coffee and mod scene in one of Denver’s former landmark coffee and cocktail bars featuring chef-made fine and fun sandwiches, bowls and breakfast all day along with our award winning tater tots. Carbon After Dark specializes in cocktails, wine and craft beer paired with a unique and sharable small plate menu. Two outdoor, dog-friendly patios with music several nights a week. This is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee, beer, wine or cocktail from our bar.. Next door to Habit Doughnuts, home of fresh, hot boozy brioche doughnuts, whiskey and other neighborhood necessities. Near Confluence Park and the REI flagship store on 15th and Platte.More

Ale House @ Amato'sAle House @ Amato's
226 reviews
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American | Highlands, Denver

Vinny, our server, took amazing care of us and offered us fantastic suggestions when it came to food. The food was amazing. Apps: Caramelized Brussel Sprouts & Sriracha Soy Glazed Shrimp Main - PB&J Burger with an added over-medium egg Beer - Sad Panda Stout. This entire experience makes me want to go back again and again. More

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La CasitaLa Casita
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Mexican | Highlands, Denver

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Lechuga's Italian RestaurantLechuga's Italian Restaurant
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Italian | Highlands, Denver

Lechuga's Italian Restaurant is a restaurant serving traditional Italian food and is known for the pizza varieties it offers. The restaurant has a warm ambience and the classically designed interiors make it a place to relax and enjoy meals with family and friends. Lechuga's Italian Restaurant is a place good for lunch and dinners in a casual manner. The restaurant has full alcohol bar, television and free Wi-Fi.

Lechuga's Italian Restaurant has a wide range of delicious food items; some of the popular choices include main pizza varieties such as Italian pompadori, special pizza, cheese and supreme pizza. The other meal choices include manicotti, lasagna, ravioli and luncheon spaghetti (the lunch special). The restaurant also serves sides, appetizers, sandwiches, soups and beverages to enhance food experience.

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The House of CommonsThe House of Commons
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American | Highlands, Denver

The House of Commons is an English tea room in the city of Denver, Colorado. The menu includes inspired English foods, including sandwiches, soups and salads, tea, desserts and even a list of options for vegetarian sandwiches. The restaurant also has a calendar of special events featuring tea.

The House of Commons has a special event space if you are looking host an event such as bridal and baby showers and office and holiday parties. If you’re hosting a large event at another location, The House of Commons offers catering with an English styled selection of foods including English biscuits, petit fours, scones, finger sandwiches and tea.

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Mona'sMona's
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American | Highlands, Denver

Mona’s is a casual dining restaurant that serves contemporary American cuisine in relaxed surrounds. This restaurant offers an all-day breakfast menu complemented by lunch items. It includes fresh salads, creative sandwiches and juicy burgers. Launch your day with the restaurant’s signature Huevos Rancheros for breakfast. Drop by at noon for an energizing cappuccino or some of Mona’s special espresso cocktails. This restaurant also offers gluten-free fare for dinners with unique dietary needs.

Mona’s prides itself on only using fresh ingredients sourced from local organic farms. Its laid-back vibe makes it the perfect pick for an informal dining experience with friends or family.

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Recess Beer GardenRecess Beer Garden
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Café | Highlands, Denver

Recess is a beer garden and restaurant with a quirky personality and casual charm. The inside the the restaurant is decorated with an almost industrial style, with exposed ductwork and bricks as well as oil drums serving as chairs for some of the high top tables. The outside beer garden at Recess is the main attraction, with plenty of open space and string lighting so guests can mingle and drink anytime day or night.

Recess' entrees are mostly things that can easily be eaten with a cold beer in hand, like wings, pretzels, sandwiches, tater tots and artichoke and spinach dip. Most guests here are coming for the beer, and Recess has tons of both local and national brands for thirsty guests to try out. There are also sampler flights that can be purchased if any patrons are particularly indecisive.

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