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Things to do in Denver

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.
Brewery
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“Great brewery located on the edge of Denver proper. In my opinion they have the best IPA in the city, which has also won Gold at GABF in their first year open. Their beers are stronger than your normal Bud as they emphasize bold flavors in all their beers. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great breakfast and cocktails. Their donuts are to die for. Everything is home made. They use local ingredients. Great healthy alternatives as well. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great organic burgers and amazing parmesan truffle fries. If you want to splurge, you'll love their chocolate shake!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Some of the best chicken and waffles that I've had. Around the corner there's also a yellow wall that's great for selfies!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Fun new-style Mexican food restaurant featuring a fun, family-friendly patio and rooftop deck. If you like spice, try the habañero-carrot salsa!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Platt Park is a quick five-minute drive from Englewood and has lots of super cute restaurants and bars on South Pearl St. Amazing sushi can be found at Sushi Den, or for a more affordable alternative, head next door to Izakaya Den. The bar under the retractable roof upstairs is a must-see. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Great dinner buffet in a slightly odd events center. Price can't be beat for the quality and variety for Indian! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Great delivery chinese and japanese foods. Walking distance but also delivers!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Closest coffee spot--walk over early morning for a chance to get to know the neighborhood. 1st & Cherokee”
  • 5 locals recommend
Outdoor Event Space
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“Lots of restaurants, coffee shops, a Cereal Bar (I know, really?) and an out of control yummy German bakery. 5 minutes away from my front door but you should probably drive or Lyft it over!”
  • 10 locals recommend
University
“Whether you're a proud parent or just visiting, you'll want to checkout this beautiful campus!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“It's not as much a restaurant as it is a sandwich joint. No waitstaff. Giant, delicious sandwiches. However, if you like toasted sandwiches better, go to Snarf's.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Has food, gourmet deli, and everything you will want during your stay. Gas station with discounts for Ralphs, City Market and other grocery stores owned by company”
  • 4 locals recommend
Hotel
“Go into the main lobby and take the elevator up to the fire lounge. It’s a rooftop patio with views, amazing food, and even better happy hour! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Nice place to work and hang out. Quieter than Kaladi and Starbucks typically. Coffee and light snacks. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 7 locals recommend