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Discover Denver

There’s a lot to do, see, eat and explore in Denver. To help narrow it down to the best of the best, we asked Daniels students, staff, faculty and alumni to share their favorite spots around town. These maps highlight the recommendations from the Daniels community in the biggest neighborhoods of Denver, as well as the surrounding area. Take your own personal tour of the Mile High City and discover our community’s picks for the best restaurants, parks, shops, activities and more.

University Southwestern Denver Southeastern Denver Cherry Creek City Park Central Park Rhino Lodo Five Points Highlands

Highlands

The Highlands offers a blend of cozy and modern vibes, fantastic views of the downtown skyline and some Denver’s trendiest restaurants.  Explore >

River North (RiNo)

This ultra-hip part of town is home to dozens of eclectic restaurants, breweries, venues, street art and more. Explore >

Five Points

Five Points is teeming with African American culture and a rich jazz history that can still be felt throughout the neighborhood. Explore >

Central Park

Central Park offers a family-friendly atmosphere, large parks and nearly 50 miles of trails and walkways. Explore >

LoDo

LoDo (short for “lower downtown”) features a mix of Wild West and sophisticated contemporary architecture with beautiful Union Station serving as its hub. Explore >

City Park

City Park is the largest park in Denver and the neighborhood surrounding it offers plenty of dining and activities, as well. Explore >

Cherry Creek

Luxury retailers, trendy boutiques and fine dining are found in this chic part of town.  Explore >

Southwest Denver

The foothills southwest of Denver offer a taste of Colorado’s world-renowned outdoor recreation.  Explore >

University

If you’re in need of a study break, there are many beloved spots near campus where you can get away, grab a bite or get some fresh air.  Explore >

Southeast Denver

Excellent restaurants and entertainment venues make this area a hub for nightlife.  Explore >

At a Glance

Bacon Social House

Southwestern Denver
Website

Crepes 'n Crepes

Cherry Creek
Website

Denver Biscuit Company

City Park
Website

Devil's Food Bakery

University
Website

Four Friends Kitchen

Central Park
Website

Jelly Cafe

University
Website

Linger

Highlands
Website

Original Pancake House

Southeastern Denver
Website

Rush Bowls

Highlands
Website

Snooze

LoDo
Website

Stowaway Kitchen

Five Points
Website

Yaya's Euro Bistro

Southeastern Denver
Website

Coffee at the Point

Five Points
Website

Stella's Coffee

University
Website

Thump Coffee

City Park
Website

Angie's Restaurant

Southwestern Denver
Website

Attimo Wine

LoDo
Website

Avanti Food & Beverage

Highlands
Website

Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs

Five Points
Website

Blue Pan Pizza

Highlands
Website

Cattivella

Central Park
Website

Cherry Cricket

Cherry Creek
Website

Chipotle Mexican Grill

University
Website

ChoLon

Central Park
Website

The Corner Beet

City Park
Website

Crepes n' Crepes

Cherry Creek
Website

Dairy Block

LoDo
Website

Devil's Food Bakery

University
Website

Esters Neighborhood Pub

University
Website

FelFel Mediterranean

Southeastern Denver
Website

Forest Room 5

Highlands
Website

Hapa Sushi

Southeastern Denver
Website

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar

LoDo
Website

Jerusalem Restaurant

University
Website

Linger

Highlands
Website

The Lost Cajun

Southwestern Denver
Website

Machete Tequila & Tacos

Cherry Creek
Website

The Melting Pot

Southwestern Denver
Website

Mustard's Last Stand

University
Website

Nocturne

River North (RiNo)
Website

Number Thirty Eight

River North (RiNo)
Website

Olive & Finch

Cherry Creek
Website

Pappadeux Seafood Kitchen

Southestern Denver
Website

The Perfect Landing

Southeastern Denver
Website

Postino

Highlands
Website

Root Down

Highlands
Website

Safta

River North (RiNo)
Website

Shanahan's Steakhouse

Southeastern Denver
Website

Tavernetta

LoDo
Website

Torchy's Tacos

Central Park
Website

Uchi

Five Points
Website

Uncle

Highlands
Website

Welton St. Cafe

Five Points
Website

Work & Class

Five Points
Website

Yaya's Euro Bistro

Southeastern Denver
Website

Zeppelin Station

River North (RiNo)
Website

Bonnie Brae Ice Cream

University
Website

Dang Soft Serve

Central Park
Website

Devil's Food Bakery

University
Website

High Point Creamery

Five Points
Website

Liks Ice Cream

City Park
Website

Little Man Ice Cream

Highlands
Website

Asbury Provisions

University
Website

Attimo Wine

LoDo
Website

Avanti Food & Beverage

Highlands
Website

B&GC

Cherry Creek
Website

Bierstadt Lagerhaus

Five Points
Website

Breckenridge Brewery

Southwestern Denver
Website

Forest Room 5

Highlands
Website

Improper City

River North (RiNo)
Website

Infinite Monkey Theorum

River North (RiNo)
Website

Number Thirty Eight Denver

River North (RiNo)
Website

Postino

Highlands
Website

Reverence Brewing

City Park
Website

Tavernetta

LoDo
Website

The Source

River North (RiNo)
Website

Williams & Graham

Highlands
Website

Chamberlin Observatory

University
Website

Chatfield Reservoir

Southwestern Denver
Website

Cherry Creek Shopping Center

Cherry Creek
Website

Cherry Creek Trail

Cherry Creek
Website

Cheeseman Park

City Park
Website

Coors Field

LoDo
Website

Denver Botanic Gardens

Cherry Creek
Website

Denver Selfie Museum

LoDo
Website

Denver Zoo

City Park
Website

Downtown Littleton

Southwestern Denver
Website

Fiddler's Green Amphitheater

Southeastern Denver
Website

Larimer Square

LoDo
Website

Meow Wolf

LoDo
Website

Nocturne

River North (RiNo)
Website

Red Rocks Park Amphitheater

Southwestern Denver
Website

River North Art District

River North (RiNo)
Website

Stanley Marketplace

Central Park
Website

Tattered Cover Book Store

City Park
Website

TopGolf

Southeastern Denver
Website

Union Station

LoDo
Website

Washington Park

University
Website

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