The Best Brunch Restaurants in Denver

The OpenTable Team

The Denver food scene is a constantly evolving and eclectic experience. With down-home comfort food and microbreweries tapping each day, Denver is a city that is way ahead of the curve for dining trends. But, where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We've pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the best brunch spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Order classic French flavors at one bistro or explore an ever-changing menu at the next. When it comes to brunch, Denver doesn’t mess around.

Restaurants:The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar Denver, Beast and Bottle, Linger
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, International
Neighborhoods:Downtown / LoDo, Uptown, Highlands

The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar Denver

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / LoDo
2,743 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
Lots of light from a variety of chandeliers, warm tan and brown tones in the decor, and comfortably upholstered seating make The Corner Office Restaurant and Martini Bar a great plRead more
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Denver
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Beast and Bottle

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Uptown
1,475 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
Chef Paul C. Reilly brings a serious attention to farm-fresh and seasonal flavors to Denver Beast and Bottle, a charming and intimate bistro-style restaurant. Creative combinationsRead more
91% recommended
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Linger

$$$$·International·
Highlands
5,884 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
A unique location and menu make Linger one of the hottest brunch restaurants in Denver. What was once Olinger's Mortuary is now the Linger Eatuary, and many of the original fixtureRead more
94% recommended
International in Denver / Colorado

Tamayo Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Downtown / LoDo
3,596 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
Chef Richard Sandoval takes over the menu at Tamayo, serving up a series of authentic Mexican flavors. The rustic decor is homey and welcoming, and the rooftop deck offers incredibRead more
82% recommended

El Five

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Highlands
2,136 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
El Five, a tapas restaurant, sits high on the fifth floor overlooking downtown Denver. Enjoy an unparalleled view of the beautiful surroundings while sampling fresh flavors from thRead more
95% recommended
Scenic View in Denver / Colorado
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SOL Mexican Cocina - Denver

$$$$·Mexican·
Cherry Creek
697 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
Chef Deborah Schneider takes Baja street cuisine and turns it into elegant, gourmet plates at SOL Cocina. Granite counters, tile floors, and pops of warm color all come together inRead more
91% recommended

Duo Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Highlands
3,265 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Industrial decor, exposed brick, an open kitchen, and a large, central bar are all part of the ambiance at Duo Restaurant. This leader in the Denver farm-to-table movement offers aRead more
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Denver / Colorado
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The Fifth String

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Highlands
96 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Rustic American describes both the decor and the menu at Old Major, a Denver brunch favorite. The classic foods come with a fun twist, all served on wooden tables and in booths witRead more
100% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado
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Lola Coastal Mexican

$$$$·Regional Mexican (Baja Med)·
Highlands
2,094 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Coastal Mexican cuisine made with locally sourced food is on the menu at Lola, a local favorite for brunch and dinner. Live music adds to the atmosphere, keeping the energy high, aRead more
97% recommended

Root Down

$$$$·American·
Highlands
7,005 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
A converted garage forms the foundation of Root Down, a restaurant focused on big flavors and natural ingredients. This restaurant uses locally -sourced ingredients that often comeRead more
97% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado

Avelina - Denver

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / LoDo
1,299 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Avelina, a newer entry on the Denver dining scene, has a slick, modern, romantic vibe. Smooth leather seating, pops of vibrant color, and room-dividing curtains create intimate areRead more
94% recommended
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Beatrice & Woodsley

$$$$·American·
Baker
2,453 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Romance and nature meet along with fine dining cuisine at Beatrice & Woodsley. Natural shades and wood decor bring the forests of Denver inside in this local brunch favorite restauRead more
81% recommended
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The Preservery

$$$$·Contemporary American·
River North (Denver)
389 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Soaring ceilings, shining hardwoods, and vibrant murals create an eclectic ambiance at The Preservery, one of the best brunch restaurants in Denver. With breakfast platters that inRead more
83% recommended
Great for Lunch in Denver

The Blue Bonnet Restaurant

$$$$·Mexican·
Baker
347 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Classic Mexican cuisine served in a cafeteria-style dining room is what The Blue Bonnet Restaurant serves up with panache. Weekend brunch includes traditional and regional breakfasRead more
94% recommended
Great for Lunch in Denver / Colorado
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ELWAY'S Downtown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
3,569 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Elegant, upscale, and contemporary modern decor create an exceptional atmosphere to enjoy one of the best brunch restaurants in Denver, Elway's Downtown. From classics like eggs BeRead more
90% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver
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The Lumber Baron Inn and Gardens

$$$$·Scottish·
Highlands
40 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
For one of the best breakfast restaurants in Denver, reserve a table at The Lumber Baron Inn & Gardens. This converted mansion is now a bed and breakfast that serves a public bruncRead more
100% recommended
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BRASSERIE TEN TEN

$$$$·French·
Boulder
3,352 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
A meal at Brasserie Ten Ten is one to remember, particularly the freshly prepared brunch items. The French bistro concept extends to flaky croissants, made in-house. French classicRead more
90% recommended
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The Berkshire - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Stapleton
660 reviews
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Lunch
Casually trendy dining is the norm at The Berkshire, haven to all things pork. With a flight of bacon to dive into or a deconstructed BLT, the brunch menu is as pork-centric as dinRead more
88% recommended
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Low Country Kitchen-Denver

$$$$·Southern·
Highlands
395 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
No best brunch in Denver list would be complete without a mention of Low Country Kitchen. This Southern restaurant dishes up delicious comfort food that is as good as home cookingRead more
85% recommended
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