50 Denver Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Guard & Grace, Nocturne, True Food Kitchen - Cherry Creek
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Downtown / LoDo, River North (Denver), Cherry Creek

Guard & Grace

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
2,300 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food and service were exceptional, as always a phenomenal experience!
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver / Colorado
41 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Nocturne

$$$$·Contemporary American·
River North (Denver)
1,077 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We were so excited to visit Nocturne to celebrate my husband's birthday. It did not disappoint. I could have stayed all night; the food was good (although overpriced I'd say), drinRead more
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Denver / Colorado
3 people mentioned the Beignets
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True Food Kitchen - Cherry Creek

$$$$·American·
Cherry Creek
1,714 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
We felt safe. The food was excellent as usual. Also lots of beverage choices. Slight reduction in choices but that was not a problem.
95% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado
14 people mentioned the Spaghetti Squash

Ambli Mexico

$$$$·Mexican·
Central
1,156 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
My wife and my second time in a week. We almost forgot how much we love the food and service while sheltering in place. Since reopening they’re doing a great job of distancing anRead more
94% recommended
Mexican in Denver / Colorado
34 people mentioned the Lobster Shooter

The Palate Food + Wine

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tech Center / Greenwood Village
644 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Lovely and civilized dining. The food was delicious. The wine,and selection, service and ambience were wonderful. Loved the setting.
91% recommended
8 people mentioned the Lobster Mac Cheese
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Flagstaff House

$$$$·American·
Boulder
3,889 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
This restaurant is the best. They truly excel with both food and service. All of the food was outstanding and our waiter was so knowledgeable. Thank you for such a fantastic experiRead more
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in Boulder Area
36 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Avelina - Denver

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / LoDo
1,288 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Typically love Avelina but dinner last night was off. The charcuterie platter was a strange mix of pairings and our meals, especially the Brussels sprouts, were ridiculously saltyRead more
92% recommended
Contemporary American in Denver
34 people mentioned the Short Rib

The Capital Grille - Denver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
3,613 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We made our reservation only 10min prior and Wanted to sit at the bar. they have perfect high-tops next to the bar, spaced the proper distance apart! Felt like old times and we weRead more
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver
43 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Cafe Marmotte

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Wash Park
659 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
The whole experience was fantastic! The food was excellent...and the service, gold star! I can’t wait to go back for brunch. I especially loved the ambiance. It was warm and cozy, Read more
95% recommended
17 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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Cranelli's Italian Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Highlands Ranch / Lone Tree
1,046 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Amazing food and staff! This spot will be a regular for us. The red sauce is very fresh.
95% recommended
22 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala
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Seasons 52 - Lone Tree

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Centennial
4,501 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Wonderful lunch in the bar. Server overextended but did his very best
96% recommended
Most Booked in Denver / Colorado
46 people mentioned the Flat Bread

Brazen Neighborhood Eatery

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Highlands
312 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
First dinner out since COVID. We chose Brazen because of the outdoor seating. We felt completely safe and the food was perfection. Will definitely be back
97% recommended
Best Overall in Denver / Colorado
6 people mentioned the Chicken Confit

Root Down

$$$$·American·
Highlands
6,733 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Always a wonderful experience! The food is so unique and tasty. We ordered the lamb burger and shrimp ceviche tacos, delicious! Our server was very friendly and knowledgeable with Read more
97% recommended
American in Denver / Colorado
97 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Quality Italian- Denver

$$$$·Italian·
Cherry Creek
1,329 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The brunch at quality Italian is probably the best value in Denver. It’s not a traditional all you can eat brunch, hog Fest, but uniquely designed menu with flawless execution. I’vRead more
89% recommended
Italian in Denver / Colorado
43 people mentioned the Chicken Parm
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Shanahan's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tech Center / Greenwood Village
6,382 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Everything was excellent. Our server Hayat was outstanding.
93% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver / Colorado
73 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Black Cat

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boulder
2,621 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Had an amazing, delicious and welcoming dining experience on the weekend prior to the restaurant closing due to COVID. Support these good folks !
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Denver / Colorado
12 people mentioned the Parsnip Soup
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Hickory & Ash

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Broomfield
1,091 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
We sat outside. The server was so sweet and attentive. Unlike a couple of other restaurants I’ve been to lately, they really seemed to be taking precautions seriously. Everyone worRead more
95% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Denver Suburbs
31 people mentioned the Short Rib

Bar Dough

$$$$·Italian·
Highlands
1,098 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Awesome local spot for phenomenal Italian dishes! The pizza was one of the best pies I've had in Denver!
95% recommended
Italian in Denver / Colorado
30 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Arcana

$$$$·American·
Boulder
505 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Excellent, friendly service. Delicious food. Oh...those mussels---delicious!
92% recommended
21 people mentioned the Mushroom Salad
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Linger

$$$$·International·
Highlands
5,643 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Went for a birthday and it was great!
92% recommended
Most Booked in Denver / Colorado
79 people mentioned the Duck Buns
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503 West

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Colorado Springs
21 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
Wonderful drinks and food
100% recommended
2 people mentioned the Calamari
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Gabriel's Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Castle Rock
3,406 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Another wonderful experience at Gabriel's. Took two out of town guests with us and they enjoyed everything immensely. Looking forward to our next visit to Gabriel's.
94% recommended
Italian in Denver / Colorado
39 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ken & Sue's

$$$$·American·
Durango
2,074 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our family absolutely enjoyed dining here. We highly recommend.
91% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Denver / Colorado
32 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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River and Woods Restaurant

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Boulder
766 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
We are from atlanta, and made reservations here for our first night in boulder. This was such a great spot! So unique and cozy, everyone is so nice and helpful. The food was great Read more
90% recommended
Best Value in Boulder Area
29 people mentioned the Churro
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Paravicinis Italian Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Colorado Springs
2,429 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
Two locals recommended this place and we were not disappointed. The pesto pasta and chicken Marko were superb. Generous portions. We shared two entrees and an appetizer for 3 peoplRead more
92% recommended
Best Value in Colorado Springs
29 people mentioned the Calamari

The Bistro at Marshdale

$$$$·Continental·
Evergreen
1,707 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
An excellent dining experience. The same great food and service I've come to expect and have always enjoyed. I'll be back.
97% recommended
Romantic in Denver
15 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Beast and Bottle

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Uptown
1,475 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
I loved sitting at the high top in the bar! Very cozy and the food was divine. Thank you
92% recommended
Romantic in Denver
13 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Santo

$$$$·Mexican·
Boulder
554 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
We like Santo. The service is excellent. The food choices are superb. ON our night there, our entrees had too much salt.
94% recommended
21 people mentioned the Posole
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Bacon Social House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Highlands
955 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
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 waffleRead more
94% recommended
39 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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The Denver Tea Room

$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Platt Park
237 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
Interesting section of holiday tea flavors for Christmas tea, marzipan, vanilla cinnamon black, gingerbread green, candy cane black. We had them all and they were all good. Food Read more
92% recommended
51 people mentioned the High Tea
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Rioja

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown / LoDo
8,299 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Outstanding as always! Rioja had great social distancing measures in place with reduced tables in the main dining room. The staff helped us celebrate our one year wedding anniversaRead more
93% recommended
Most Booked in Denver
99 people mentioned the Beignets

Via Perla

$$$$·Italian·
Boulder
818 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Happy Hour
Via Perla knows how to make perfect bucatini! We enjoyed a fabulous birthday lunch, with just the right amount of attention from the wait staff, and a great wine recommendation frRead more
93% recommended
Best Overall in Boulder Area
13 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Denver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tech Center / Greenwood Village
5,416 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Perfect service, safe and food was excellent. Celebrated birthday with 6 others and felt safe and enjoyed a great dinner. We will come back.
90% recommended
Most Booked in Denver / Colorado
95 people mentioned the Lemon Cake

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Englewood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Englewood
1,535 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
So glad we broke away from our typical restaurants to try Eddie Merlot’s! Juan provided us with wonderful service and recommendations. Good wine selection with fair pricing and tRead more
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver Suburbs
15 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Coperta

$$$$·Italian·
Uptown
1,164 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Good food at reasonable prices. Very cozy feeling in an old world setting.
89% recommended
Notable Wine List in Denver
15 people mentioned the Calamari
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Sugarbeet

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Longmont
1,701 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
We have been here several times. The food, service, and atmosphere are wonderful.
93% recommended
Best Service in Boulder Area
23 people mentioned the Ahi Tuna

Afternoon Tea at the Brown Palace

$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Downtown / LoDo
2,607 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Our Anniversary Tea was very enjoyable. The food was very good and I really enjoyed the different teas.
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in Denver / Colorado
204 people mentioned the High Tea
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Texas de Brazil - Denver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Stapleton
2,220 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Even with the COVID restrictions in place, Kelsey was fabulous. She apologized ahead of time for any delays in service, but she was on top of her game. We’ll be back and requestingRead more
93% recommended
Most Booked in Denver / Colorado
15 people mentioned the Chao

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar - Fort Collins

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Collins
1,144 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Happy Hour
We alway have a great time there. My wife made it a point to go this past weekend. By far the best seafood in the area.
93% recommended
Best Overall in Fort Collins
39 people mentioned the Calamari

Martini's Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Longmont
759 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
The food was delicious and portions just right. The appetizer scallops melted and the brown sugar bacon wrap perfectly cooked. The blue cheese chopped salad my wife and I sharedRead more
Romantic in Boulder Area
38 people mentioned the Martinis

The Perfect Landing

$$$$·American·
Englewood
1,312 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
I can highly recommend this place. The food was excellent, the views are great, and the server was very good. The bar made one of the best Old Fashions I've had in the Denver areRead more
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Denver Suburbs
17 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Urban Farmer

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
770 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
Food was excellent. Service was fine, but we were expecting a more attentive server, given that there was limited seating in the restaurant.
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Denver
8 people mentioned the English Muffin

Famous Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Colorado Springs
1,225 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food and service as always! Best steak in town!
Steakhouse in Denver / Colorado
26 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

West 29th

$$$$·American·
Wheat Ridge
1,009 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
This is one of my favorite restaurants and I am so glad to see it open and doing as much business as is possible during this challenging time. The food is great, staff is so friendRead more
97% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Denver / Colorado
33 people mentioned the Stroganoff

Sarto's

$$$$·Italian·
Jefferson Park
797 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
It's always such a pleasure to come to Sartos; it's the most beautiful room in the city and every person in the restaurant is so gracious and accommodating. This particular eveninRead more
88% recommended
18 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Riffs

$$$$·American·
Boulder
1,406 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Food was excellant, artic char was amazing - highly recommend! Also had mixed green salad (very fresh with a wonderful dressing) and salmon - not quite as good as the char but closRead more
96% recommended
Great for Lunch in Denver / Colorado
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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12@MADISON

$$$$·American·
Downtown / LoDo
640 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
I celebrated my birthday here and the staff made it such a memorable experience! The service was incredible and they went out of their way to make me feel celebrated! The food was Read more
94% recommended
8 people mentioned the Beet Risotto
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Old Major - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Highlands
1,398 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Great meal, fantastic service and very good cocktails/wine. Butterscotch Pot de Creme is to die for.
31 people mentioned the Charcuterie Plate
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MAX’s Wine Dive Denver – Sherman St.

$$$$·American·
Downtown / LoDo
554 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
Our server was absolutely fabulous!!! And your music list is on point!!!
93% recommended
104 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Low Country Kitchen-Denver

$$$$·Southern·
Highlands
395 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Best dining experience my wife and I have had in a long time. Everything was absolutely delicious! We can’t wait to go back!
85% recommended
94 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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