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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighbourhood
“Lower Downtown (LoDo) is full of restaurants, bars, art galleries and shopping. Do not miss the beautifully remodeled historic Denver Union Station--a beautiful melding of history with the modern; full of wonderful bars, restaurants and shopping. A must see in downtown Denver. ”
  • 384 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Pedestrian Plaza
“A mile-long pedestrian promenade is in the heart of downtown. Explore outdoor cafes, street performers and trendy restaurants. There is also a bowling alley on the 3rd floor of the Pavilions and a big arcade with one of the biggest Pac-mans ever. The free shuttle runs in the middle of the mall from the Civic Center to Union Station. ”
  • 311 locals recommend
Plaza
“Great restaurants, lounges, and shopping. A wonderful place to find unusual and unique gifts”
  • 121 locals recommend
  • 5 Experiences
Convention Center
“Huge building with the world famous blue bear peeking in, almost always something interesting going on inside as well. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Brewery
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“Intimate, lively brewery & bar offering tastes of their own beers, growlers to go & free tours.”
  • 111 locals recommend
Flea Market
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“Great view of the city. Awesome rooftop if you care to watch a game while in town! ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Lounge
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“*in cherry creek. High class/expensive area of Colorado. Good people watching at night on the weekends. fun place, good tacos, mixed drinks. Next door is a club called Venue. Small hip hop club with different wine selections. ”
  • 124 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“It always has several shows and the Denver symphony too! RTD Light rail will take you almost to the front door. The Denver convention center is also there with the famous Huge Blue Bear peering into the windo.”
  • 87 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Shopping Mall
“Downtown on the 16th street mall, great kick off place to people watch, shop and explore downtown area”
  • 50 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Bar/club featuring dozens of classic arcade games & pinball machines, plus diverse live music acts.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“You can get around easily all through downtown with bike carriage services (you'll have to flag one of those guys down. They will have huge calves), cheap bikes, scooters, free mall bus, Lift, Uber, regular buses. Downtown”
  • 51 locals recommend
Cafe
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“My fav breakfast spot. known for their cinnamon roll pancakes!! And long wait lines on the weekends. No reservations. Closes at 2:30.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Theatre
“Theatre, opera, musicals, concerts, and Colorado symphony orchestra all in one place!”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bookstore
“Yes, there is still an independent bookstore in Denver. And this is a very good one. Children's books one of their specialties. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A few places that are my go tos for a nice dinner and drink. Pool tables are upstairs. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“For a fancy meal :) This place has a great vibe, terrific service and amazing food. ”
  • 26 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Flea Market
“Great view of the city. Awesome rooftop if you care to watch a game while in town! ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Lounge
“*in cherry creek. High class/expensive area of Colorado. Good people watching at night on the weekends. fun place, good tacos, mixed drinks. Next door is a club called Venue. Small hip hop club with different wine selections. ”
  • 124 locals recommend
Arcade
“Bar/club featuring dozens of classic arcade games & pinball machines, plus diverse live music acts.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Cafe
“My fav breakfast spot. known for their cinnamon roll pancakes!! And long wait lines on the weekends. No reservations. Closes at 2:30.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Brewery
“A few places that are my go tos for a nice dinner and drink. Pool tables are upstairs. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“For a fancy meal :) This place has a great vibe, terrific service and amazing food. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“award winning restaurant and chef alex siedel. the food is fantastic and a visit to union station is a must. if you miss it for dinner, grab some made from scratch pastries and coffee for a morning stroll around downtown. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Saturday & Sunday brunch paired to live local jazz! On-street parking is free on Sundays as well. ”
  • 45 locals recommend

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