The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Denver

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.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:El Five, Linger, The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar Denver
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Mediterranean, International, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Highlands, Downtown / LoDo
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

El Five

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Highlands
2,603 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

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 rolls around, locals k...

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Mediterranean in Denver / Colorado
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Linger

$$$$·International·
Highlands
6,243 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion

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 breathtaking. Taking din...

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Most Booked in Denver / Colorado
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The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar Denver

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / LoDo
2,788 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for Groups

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 world, all of which have ...

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Great for Brunch in Denver / Colorado
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Tamayo Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Downtown / LoDo
3,731 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic

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-muddled cocktails wh...

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True Food Kitchen - Cherry Creek

$$$$·American·
Cherry Creek
2,416 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Great for Lunch
  • 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 stage for what’s to ...

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Healthy in Denver / Colorado

Tupelo Honey - Denver

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown / LoDo
2,250 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Lunch

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 ceilings, vibrant lighting, ...

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Great for Brunch in Denver

Beatrice & Woodsley

$$$$·American·
Baker
2,377 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • 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 the restrooms. For thos...

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North Italia – Denver

$$$$·Italian·
Cherry Creek
3,038 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch

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, offering plenty of contempor...

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Italian in Denver / Colorado
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Quality Italian- Denver

$$$$·Italian·
Cherry Creek
1,809 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date

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 high-class, yet approac...

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Italian in Denver / Colorado
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Corinne Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Downtown / LoDo
1,340 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Handcrafted Cocktails

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 comfortable and invitin...

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Citizen Rail

$$$$·American·
Downtown / LoDo
1,210 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

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, providing diners with...

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Panzano

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / LoDo
5,352 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date

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 was awarded 4 diamonds ...

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Notable Wine List in Denver

Elway's Cherry Creek

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Cherry Creek
5,542 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date

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 will be fed like a s...

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Special Occasion in Denver

Table 6

$$$$·American·
Cherry Creek
2,316 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

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, Table 6 has created a qua...

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Fit for Foodies in Denver / Colorado