My Current Favorite Restaurants in Denver

As a former food editor and avid home chef, I’m frequently asked to name my favorite restaurants in Denver. Although the list changes quite frequently, the following are my current top choices: The Populist, Annette, Coperta, Mister Tuna, Mercantile, Avelina, Root Down, The Plimoth, Comida, Hop Alley, Barolo Grill, Acorn and Cart-Driver. Most have fabulous outdoor patios, so grab a seat for some lovely alfresco dining this spring.

One of my favorite breakfast spots is the charming Olive & Finch, with a new, larger second location in Cherry Creek (if you have time, check out the sleek new Kohler showroom next door). Don’t miss the delightful egg hashes and bright, fresh-pressed juices. 

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Browse. Buy. Eat. Discover. See what's new and trending, plus tips for great local finds. CH&L editor at large Rebecca Gart shares her favorite discoveries from around the state of Colorado. 

A former reporter for The Daily Camera in Boulder, and writer/editor for InLine magazine and Delicious Living, Rebecca has also written for Cooking Light and Natural Health. She currently writes about what’s trending in home design, food, lifestyle, beauty and shopping for CH&L. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, snowshoeing, skiing, biking and playing tennis. She and her husband Ken have three children.

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