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Diners' Choice: Best Overall restaurants in Denver / Colorado

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Updated June 05, 2024

Looking for the best overall restaurants in Denver / Colorado? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of Vin Rouge Wine Bar & Tasting Room restaurant
4.9
4.9 (168)
$30 and under
Wine Bar
Highlands
About the restaurant
Welcome to Vin Rouge Wine Bar & Tasting Room in the historic Berkeley neighborhood in West Denver!
We specialize in boutique natural wines from around the globe, local craft beers, and must-have light fare staples like cheese, charcuterie, and local desserts in the comfort of our cozy neighborhood bar. Last call is made 45 minutes prior to closing.
Top review
SfcWx
Dined 3 days ago
Excellent wine selection and the owner, Jenn, was pleasant and knowledgeable about her wines. I recommend making reservations if you want to sit on their couch or table since most of their seating is at the bar. Happy hour represents a better value on her wines.
A photo of SereniTea's Tea Room restaurant
4.9
4.9 (108)
$31 to $50
Afternoon Tea
Estes Park
About the restaurant
We are an elegant tea room serving authentic English Afternoon tea. Our space is perfect for a special gathering or celebrations such as bridal shower, birthday party, baby shower, family reunion or small wedding. Beside our signature English afternoon tea , we also have regular cafe menu include Breakfast crepe bar, all day brunch, paninis, charcuterie happy hour, wine and bubbly drinks. Reservation recommended. We have patio so you can enjoy the mountain view!

During summer our tea room open at 9am for crepes, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam, pastries, coffee, and cakes. We also have lunch and charcuterie boxes togo.

We cater teas and desserts bar. Contact us for more details.


Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 12, 2024
My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our Afternoon Tea on Mother's Day. What a special way to spend time together. The food was absolutely delicious and beautifully served. We will return often.
A photo of La Francaise Bistrot restaurant
4.9
4.9 (510)
$31 to $50
French
Breckenridge
About the restaurant
At La Française Bistrot, we bring Family back to the Family ski town, by being one of the only family-operated businesses in Summit County. From father, mother, daughter and son-in-law, we share the best of what our family loves and cherishes: good food, good wine and a good time.
We do limit our seating times to 1h30mins for parties of 2, 1h45mins for 3-4 people and 2 hours for larger parties. If you expect your seating time to be longer, please make your reservation for later time slots so that everyone gets to enjoy our restaurant without being rushed!

We have a 15-minute grace period & charge $10/person for no-shows or day of cancellations. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we no longer accept online reservations for parties of 8 or more. Please call the restaurant to book for larger groups.
Top review
CarrieBvip
Dined on May 10, 2024
What a delicious dinner…from the escargot to the steak frites…the green peppercorn sauce to the vegetable croustade it was all wonderful…so tasty and so French…our only regret we were too full for a French dessert! It was such a special meal with wonderful service and ambiance!
A photo of Pizza Pasta Villa restaurant
5.0
5 (109)
$30 and under
Italian
Lakewood
About the restaurant
Pizza Pasta Villa is your neighborhood Italian Restaurant. Let us transport you to Italy while dining in an Italian Villa. Listen to the fountain in the garden while having a nice dinner on our cozy patio. Or dine inside with the open kitchen savoring the aromas of Italian herbs and spices.
Enjoy a pizza cooked in a stone oven. Order your 10 inch personal pizza like you would in Italy, or get your own specialty pizza named after an Italian city.

Enjoy a selection of authentic Italian Pasta dishes with Imported pasta from Italy, like the Carbonara, rich and creamy with prosciutto ham or try the shrimp Fra Diavola in a spicy seafood marinara. Fresh baked Italian bread twists accompanied our pastas. For appetizer try the Aranchini filled with meat and cheeses and served with our Home-Made marinara.


We look forward to serving you soon!!

Grazie


Top review
GwendolynFvip
Dined 7 days ago
Another excellent meal at Pizza Pasta Villa! We always recommend this place to friends and family. It’s simply the best Italian food in the area! The service is always top notch. Love this place!
A photo of Hernando's Pizza Pub restaurant
4.9
4.9 (149)
$30 and under
Pizzeria
Winter Park
About the restaurant
Hernando's Pizza Pub has been a staple in Winter Park since 1967. Hernando's offers a variety of pizza styles, salads, wings, and gluten free options. We have a wide selection of wines, beers and a full bar. The walls are covered in over $40,000 dollar bills, come and leave your mark at Hernando's. "Life is too short to eat bad Pizza."
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 19, 2024
One of my favorite places to go in Fraser with the kids. Molly is our favorite server and she makes us feel welcomed and at home.
A photo of Benzina restaurant
4.9
4.9 (517)
$31 to $50
Italian
Park Hill
About the restaurant
Local neighborhood Italian restaurant serving seasonal salads, family-style appetizers, Neapolitan-inspired pizza, handmade pastas, entrees prepared on a Mibrasa Charcoal Oven, and classic desserts, alongside complementing cocktails, local breweries and approachable domestic and international wines. The restaurant is set in a converted gas station with bocce courts and urban planters alongside an outdoor dining patio.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 4 days ago
Benzina has become our favorite restaurant! The bread is made in-house and absolutely delicious! My husband’s favorite is the spicy soppressata pizza and I favor the Cauliflower. For dessert, the Affogato and the Panna Cotta are beyond scrumptious! MANGIA The service is also top-notch! We give it ten out of ten stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A photo of The Family Jones Spirit House restaurant
4.9
4.9 (425)
$30 and under
Distillery
Highlands
About the restaurant
The Family Jones Spirit House is a distillery and tasting room featuring crafted spirits and bites. It emphasizes the relationship between distiller, chef, bartender and guest, with a focus on hospitality that makes it a gathering place where all feel at home. Nestled in the space at 3245 Osage St., The Family Jones Distillery occupies the former Mancinellis Market building two doors from Root Down. Designed and built by tres birds workshop, the space pairs industrial elements with rich wood details. The roof was lifted to add a second-floor mezzanine where distillery operations are now perched above a sunken, curvilinear, concrete bar. Guests enter the space through a large, square, wooden door made from reclaimed, on-site materials. Inside, they are met with low-slung seating, deep blue booths and soft lighting. Two-story wooden louvers flank the Osage Street glass facade, offering passive temperature and lighting control, while drawing attention to the well-lit copper still.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
People need to get back to Family Jones! Best staff, coolest drinks, incredible happy hour! Alex will get you right!
A photo of Williams & Graham restaurant
4.9
4.9 (911)
$31 to $50
American
Highlands
About the restaurant
Williams & Graham is an internationally recognized and awarded craft cocktail bar hidden behind a bookshelf. We have been recognized as a World's Top 50 Bar and Top Cocktail Bar in the US (2x). We offer a rich ambiance, wide variety of drinks, delicious food served until 1am nightly, and genuine hospitality.

We take reservations Sunday through Thursday with walk-in availability. We accept a limited amount of reservations on Friday & Saturday allowing more space for walk-in guests. Due to limited capacity and high demand, all reservations have a set maximum time of 2 hours to enjoy food and drink. Thank you for your understanding and consistent support!

This is a 21 and up environment, we apologize for the inconvenience but we will not be able to permit entry for anyone under the legal drinking age.

We look forward to sharing a drink with you soon!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 4, 2024
Gave us a glass of Prosecco to celebrate our wedding! We loved it here
A photo of Birdhouse restaurant
4.9
4.9 (183)
$30 and under
Ramen
Erie
About the restaurant
A spirited eatery paying homage to rum, tacos, and ramen.
Top review
Katsym
Dined on Jun 7, 2024
First visit here and loved it . Great Happy Hour. Food was all delicious especially the pork rolls and barbacoa tacos . Also enjoyed a salsa flight with warm chips and tasty dips. Everything is served on beautiful tableware and the drinks are in fun glassware . Excellent and friendly service by Ruby too. Can’t wait to go back.
A photo of Eddie V's - Greenwood Village restaurant
4.9
4.9 (2110)
$50 and over
Seafood
Greenwood Village
About the restaurant
Eddie V's Prime Seafood is a luxury dining destination known for the seafood flown in from pristine waters around the world, as well as its premium hand-carved steaks. Dishes are artistically prepared and feature an ever-changing array of seasonal seafood, along with critically acclaimed prime center-cut steaks broiled to perfection. The restaurant's award-wining wine list, which has been recognized by Wine Spectator, has more than 300 wines curated by Eddie V's very own Advanced Sommelier. In the V Lounge, guests can sip classic and creative cocktails, and enjoy signature appetizers against a backdrop of live music trios.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 2 days ago
Top Notch! Loved it! Thanks for making a special evening!
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