The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Denver

The OpenTable Team

Denver is a thriving, picturesque city with one of the most walkable downtowns in the United States. Here you’ll find mountain views, plenty of parks, and a booming food scene. From the famous Denver omelet to Dungeness crab eggs Benedict, this city is a breakfast lover’s dream. But which restaurants are serving the best breakfast in town? We searched through our data and found the top places among our diners. Here’s where to go out for breakfast when you’re in the Mile High City.

Restaurants:El Five, Beast and Bottle, Linger
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Mediterranean, Contemporary American, International
Neighborhoods:Highlands, Uptown

El Five

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Highlands
2,136 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Located on a lively top-floor penthouse, El Five is a Spanish and Eastern Mediterranean restaurant known for their tapas, drink list, and spectacular views. However, when Sunday roRead more
95% recommended
Scenic View in Denver / Colorado
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Beast and Bottle

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Uptown
1,475 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
This cozy restaurant is owned and operated by a pair of siblings, serving up dishes that are inspired by the changing Colorado seasons. Rustic and charming, the Beast and Bottle prRead more
91% recommended
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Linger

$$$$·International·
Highlands
5,887 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
With its rooftop lounge and globally inspired small plates, Linger is a lively, highly popular spot. The industrial, yet rustic decor creates a unique setting, and the view is breaRead more
94% recommended
International in Denver / Colorado
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The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar Denver

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / LoDo
2,743 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
The food at The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar Denver matches the chic interior space. Each dish is certainly eye-pleasing, showcasing classic foods from around the worldRead more
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Denver
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Tamayo Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Downtown / LoDo
3,596 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Tamayo Restuarant is another great spot to grab the best breakfast in Denver. This upscale kitchen, tequileria, and art gallery is proud to serve authentic Mexican dishes and hand-Read more
81% recommended

True Food Kitchen - Cherry Creek

$$$$·American·
Cherry Creek
1,841 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
This eco-chic chain is all about healthy, delicious foods, including a wide array of vegan options. The unique, earthy decor and overhead lighting really set the mood, setting the Read more
95% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado

Tupelo Honey - Denver

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown / LoDo
1,667 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
Tupelo Honey may be known for its po’ boys and fried chicken, but their brunch menu will please any Southern food-loving palate. This cozy yet lively outpost features high ceilingsRead more
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Denver
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Beatrice & Woodsley

$$$$·American·
Baker
2,453 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
This rustic, yet whimsical New American restaurant features exposed brick walls, stunning Aspen-tree structural beams, and a “secret door” that is flush to the wall, leading to theRead more
81% recommended
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North Italia – Denver

$$$$·Italian·
Cherry Creek
2,692 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
This farmhouse space is bright, airy, and full of character. The exposed brick and wooden features contrast beautifully with the orange, green, and white decor throughout, offeringRead more
97% recommended
Italian in Denver / Colorado
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Quality Italian- Denver

$$$$·Italian·
Cherry Creek
1,446 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Offering upscale dishes in a relaxed atmosphere, Quality Italian features a dining area, lounge, and patio. The contemporary, modern decor really sets the mood, giving diners a higRead more
85% recommended
Italian in Denver / Colorado
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Corinne Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Downtown / LoDo
1,182 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
This upscale all-day eatery and bar is located at the Le Méridien hotel, serving up American eats and cocktails. The high ceilings and exposed wooden beams make this space both comRead more
85% recommended
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Citizen Rail

$$$$·American·
Downtown / LoDo
940 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Special Occasion
Located in downtown Denver, this grill-centric restaurant offers an immersive dining experience. Their wood-fired grill and open kitchen are the central features at Citizen Rail, pRead more

Panzano

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / LoDo
5,343 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
At Panzano, diners can expect sustainable Northern Italian cuisine and an elegant, yet still casual setting. Sourcing the best local, organic, and seasonal ingredients, Panzano wasRead more
87% recommended
Notable Wine List in Denver / Colorado
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Avelina - Denver

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / LoDo
1,299 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
At Avelina, diners instantly notice the stunning modern decor and sophisticated vibe. With a core focus on seasonal New American cuisine, Avelina is also proud to serve an extensivRead more
94% recommended
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Elway's Cherry Creek

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Cherry Creek
5,393 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Owned by NFL quarterback John Elway, this chophouse may be known for their buzzing bar scene and quality steak, but trying their brunch menu is a must. Served each weekend, guests Read more
87% recommended
Special Occasion in Denver
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Table 6

$$$$·American·
Cherry Creek
2,167 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Taking American comfort foods to new heights, Table 6 offers diners a warm and inviting atmosphere. Serving a dynamic wine list, created by this bistro's owner and sommelier, TableRead more
95% recommended
American in Denver / Colorado
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Four Friends Kitchen

$$$$·Café·
East Colfax
Created by four friends, this locally owned establishment is all about Southern food and excellent hospitality. Their all-day menu features classic breakfast and lunch items, as weRead more
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Revelry Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Jefferson Park
Airy and bright, Revelry Kitchen is the perfect place for any diner to start their day. Located in West Denver, this chef-driven restaurant is proud to serve a scratch menu made frRead more
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BRASSERIE TEN TEN

$$$$·French·
Boulder
3,352 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Located approximately 27 miles outside of downtown Denver, Brasserie Ten Ten is certainly worth the drive. This cozy, rustic cafe serves homestyle French cuisine, presented in a viRead more
90% recommended
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