Discover Denver from Cheesman Park

Andrew
Discover Denver from Cheesman Park

Neighborhood eats

These are some of my favorite places to eat in the neighborhood. All are walkable (1 mile or less)
Tasty and trendy street taco restaurant. Great margs and cocktails. Eat on the patio, or order taco kits to-go during COVID-19.
68 lokalaca preporučuje
Dos Santos
1475 E 17th Ave
68 lokalaca preporučuje
Tasty and trendy street taco restaurant. Great margs and cocktails. Eat on the patio, or order taco kits to-go during COVID-19.
Hip vegan restaurant and bar with patio. Open for dinner, lunch, and brunch.
225 lokalaca preporučuje
Watercourse Foods
837 East 17th Avenue
225 lokalaca preporučuje
Hip vegan restaurant and bar with patio. Open for dinner, lunch, and brunch.
Flavorful, inviting vegetarian spot for breakfast, lunch, coffee, smoothies, and fruit juices. Outdoor seating available.
44 lokalaca preporučuje
The Corner Beet
1401 N Ogden St
44 lokalaca preporučuje
Flavorful, inviting vegetarian spot for breakfast, lunch, coffee, smoothies, and fruit juices. Outdoor seating available.
Great pizza and friendly service. Dine-in or take-out. Killer happy hour
10 lokalaca preporučuje
Ritual Social House
1209 E 13th Ave
10 lokalaca preporučuje
Great pizza and friendly service. Dine-in or take-out. Killer happy hour
Reliably good and affordable sushi. Take-out only during COVID-19.
6 lokalaca preporučuje
Izu-Sushi
1528 E Colfax Ave
6 lokalaca preporučuje
Reliably good and affordable sushi. Take-out only during COVID-19.
Elegant, well-established farm-to-table eatery. Reservation recommended.
149 lokalaca preporučuje
Potager
1109 N Ogden St
149 lokalaca preporučuje
Elegant, well-established farm-to-table eatery. Reservation recommended.
Modern Asian fusion cuisine with full bar, patio, and ping pong.
175 lokalaca preporučuje
Ace Eat Serve
501 E 17th Ave
175 lokalaca preporučuje
Modern Asian fusion cuisine with full bar, patio, and ping pong.
Savory comfort food served in an old mechanic's garage. A Denver favorite.
275 lokalaca preporučuje
Steuben's
523 E 17th Ave
275 lokalaca preporučuje
Savory comfort food served in an old mechanic's garage. A Denver favorite.
Cozy brunch or lunch spot with lovely food
74 lokalaca preporučuje
Onefold
1420 E 18th Ave
74 lokalaca preporučuje
Cozy brunch or lunch spot with lovely food
Very tasty eatery with all kinds of biscuit sandwiches. Great choice for brunch or lunch. There's a second location on South Broadway.
415 lokalaca preporučuje
Denver Biscuit Company
3237 E Colfax Ave
415 lokalaca preporučuje
Very tasty eatery with all kinds of biscuit sandwiches. Great choice for brunch or lunch. There's a second location on South Broadway.

Neighborhood coffee

Walk to these lovely cafes.
This is my favorite Denver cafe, especially during nice weather, where you can catch a wonderful breeze from most any seat.
153 lokalaca preporučuje
St Mark's Coffee House
2019 East 17th Avenue
153 lokalaca preporučuje
This is my favorite Denver cafe, especially during nice weather, where you can catch a wonderful breeze from most any seat.
Great coffee and funky vibe.
57 lokalaca preporučuje
Blue Bear Cafe
700 14th St
57 lokalaca preporučuje
Great coffee and funky vibe.
The coffee is very freshly roasted, and the food menu is nice too. This Bend, OR coffeehouse fits in well with the neighborhood.
115 lokalaca preporučuje
Thump Coffee
1201 E 13th Ave
115 lokalaca preporučuje
The coffee is very freshly roasted, and the food menu is nice too. This Bend, OR coffeehouse fits in well with the neighborhood.

Neighborhood drinks

More walkable options--important if you're boozing!
Wonderful neighborhood gem in Congress Park with world wines, small plates, and friendly service. Be sure to say hi to Max!
32 lokalaca preporučuje
Sienna Wine Bar & Small Plates
3434 E 12th Ave
32 lokalaca preporučuje
Wonderful neighborhood gem in Congress Park with world wines, small plates, and friendly service. Be sure to say hi to Max!
Situated next to St. Mark's Coffeehouse, this neighborhood bar offers a wonderful vibe, infused liquors, and spacious patio for mild Denver nights.
174 lokalaca preporučuje
The Thin Man
2015 E 17th Ave
174 lokalaca preporučuje
Situated next to St. Mark's Coffeehouse, this neighborhood bar offers a wonderful vibe, infused liquors, and spacious patio for mild Denver nights.
Great cocktails and beer list with a solid food menu. Enjoy the patio and people watching on a nice day.
46 lokalaca preporučuje
Prohibition
504 E Colfax Ave
46 lokalaca preporučuje
Great cocktails and beer list with a solid food menu. Enjoy the patio and people watching on a nice day.
Wonderful new neighborhood brewery! This woman-owned space is warm and lively, and Lindsey takes great care of her patrons.
Reverence Brewing Company
1604 East 17th Avenue
Wonderful new neighborhood brewery! This woman-owned space is warm and lively, and Lindsey takes great care of her patrons.
This cozy neighborhood watering hole offers amazing cocktails and a daily happy hour 'til 6:00 and after 10:00pm.
7 lokalaca preporučuje
Dew Drop Inn
1033 East 17th Avenue
7 lokalaca preporučuje
This cozy neighborhood watering hole offers amazing cocktails and a daily happy hour 'til 6:00 and after 10:00pm.

Neighborhood eats: quick options

Walkable options for a quick bite
Fast casual and very fresh. Salads, sandwiches, baked goods.
94 lokalaca preporučuje
Olive & Finch
1552 E 17th Ave
94 lokalaca preporučuje
Fast casual and very fresh. Salads, sandwiches, baked goods.
420-themed sandwich shop (the food does NOT contain cannabis). This is where the party bus picks up for Red Rocks shows.
40 lokalaca preporučuje
Cheba Hut Toasted Subs
638 E Colfax Ave
40 lokalaca preporučuje
420-themed sandwich shop (the food does NOT contain cannabis). This is where the party bus picks up for Red Rocks shows.
Consistently yummy sandwiches. Snarf's is a Denver-based chain.
234 lokalaca preporučuje
Snarf's Sandwiches
1003 E 11th Ave
234 lokalaca preporučuje
Consistently yummy sandwiches. Snarf's is a Denver-based chain.
Quality poke joint. Take-out only during COVID.
Rocky Fin Poke Bar
1245 E Colfax Ave
Quality poke joint. Take-out only during COVID.
Denver-based fast-food chain. Very yummy if you're in a fast food mood, with decent options for plant-based folks.
19 lokalaca preporučuje
Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard
808 E Colfax Ave
19 lokalaca preporučuje
Denver-based fast-food chain. Very yummy if you're in a fast food mood, with decent options for plant-based folks.

Neighborhood sweets

Get your sweet tooth on, and burn some calories walking to any of these decadent eateries.
Local bakery serving delicious treats in a whimsical setting.
French for Sugar
1201 E Colfax Ave
Local bakery serving delicious treats in a whimsical setting.
Another Westcoast transplant that fits right in. Enjoy these rich and creative donuts.
255 lokalaca preporučuje
Voodoo Doughnut - Colfax
1520 E Colfax Ave
255 lokalaca preporučuje
Another Westcoast transplant that fits right in. Enjoy these rich and creative donuts.
Yummy homemade ice cream parlor
16 lokalaca preporučuje
Ice Cream Riot - Colfax
1238 E Colfax Ave
16 lokalaca preporučuje
Yummy homemade ice cream parlor
In addition to decadent chocolate candies and desserts, order a chocolate elixir (boozy) or enjoy a full dinner inspired by chocolate flavors.
6 lokalaca preporučuje
Chocolate Lab
5575 E Colfax Ave
6 lokalaca preporučuje
In addition to decadent chocolate candies and desserts, order a chocolate elixir (boozy) or enjoy a full dinner inspired by chocolate flavors.

It's a beautiful day in the gay-borhood

LGBT travelers (and allies) are in the thick of it! Walk to all these wonderful places.
Weekend dance club with killer DJ. Weeknight drag shows and line dancing.
153 lokalaca preporučuje
St Mark's Coffee House
2019 East 17th Avenue
153 lokalaca preporučuje
Weekend dance club with killer DJ. Weeknight drag shows and line dancing.
This one's for the ladies!
17 lokalaca preporučuje
Blush & Blu ​
1526 E Colfax Ave
17 lokalaca preporučuje
This one's for the ladies!
Less walkable than the others, but so good! Have a drink and socialize with the gays while taking in downtown views from the patio.
16 lokalaca preporučuje
Triangle Denver
2036 N Broadway
16 lokalaca preporučuje
Less walkable than the others, but so good! Have a drink and socialize with the gays while taking in downtown views from the patio.
X Bar has never lived up to its potential, and I rarely patronize this spot. However, they've got a great patio and are very conveniently located to Charlie's, which is way more fun.
37 lokalaca preporučuje
X BAR
629 E Colfax Ave
37 lokalaca preporučuje
X Bar has never lived up to its potential, and I rarely patronize this spot. However, they've got a great patio and are very conveniently located to Charlie's, which is way more fun.
Definitely not walkable, but this is one of the largest clubs in Denver. Several different rooms feature dancing to all genres of music, including a great house lineup.
65 lokalaca preporučuje
Tracks Denver
3500 Walnut St
65 lokalaca preporučuje
Definitely not walkable, but this is one of the largest clubs in Denver. Several different rooms feature dancing to all genres of music, including a great house lineup.
Neighborhood watering hole with lots of drag shows and drag events.
32 lokalaca preporučuje
Hamburger Mary's Denver
1336 E 17th Ave
32 lokalaca preporučuje
Neighborhood watering hole with lots of drag shows and drag events.
Brand new gay sports bar located just a few blocks away. Many LGBT sports leagues stop here after games, and there's karaoke on Wednesdays. No cover.
Tight End Bar
1501 East Colfax Avenue
Brand new gay sports bar located just a few blocks away. Many LGBT sports leagues stop here after games, and there's karaoke on Wednesdays. No cover.
New upstairs gay bar with weeknight entertainment and great views of Colfax. Enjoy delicious ramen from the restaurant below.
Lucid
600 East Colfax Avenue
New upstairs gay bar with weeknight entertainment and great views of Colfax. Enjoy delicious ramen from the restaurant below.

Neighborhood vices: booze & dope

Friendly neighborhood dispensary. Call ahead to place your order and skip the line! Up-to-date menu on weedmaps. Credit/debit cards accepted.
22 lokalaca preporučuje
Alternative Medicine on Capitol Hill
1301 N Marion St
22 lokalaca preporučuje
Friendly neighborhood dispensary. Call ahead to place your order and skip the line! Up-to-date menu on weedmaps. Credit/debit cards accepted.
No-frills bodega run by a lovely man. Drive-thru available if you're in a hurry!
Scooter Liquors
1515 E Colfax Ave
No-frills bodega run by a lovely man. Drive-thru available if you're in a hurry!
Colorado-made liquor, beer, and wine.
12 lokalaca preporučuje
Hugo's Colorado Beer & Spirits
1205 E 13th Ave
12 lokalaca preporučuje
Colorado-made liquor, beer, and wine.