Best-Known Restaurants in Colorado State

Some of the best-known restaurants in Colorado by city, along with a brief description of their menu and website:

  1. Denver – Acorn is located at 3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216. The restaurant offers a contemporary American menu with unique dishes like oak-fired octopus, smoked pork belly, and pan-seared duck breast.
  2. The Rabbit Hole in Colorado Springs is located at 101 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. This whimsical restaurant offers an eclectic menu featuring dishes like lobster mac and cheese, bison meatloaf, and a range of creative cocktails.
  3. Frasca Food and Wine in Boulder is located at 1738 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302. This elegant restaurant offers a seasonal Italian menu, including dishes like roasted beet tortelloni, whole roasted branzino, and tiramisu.
  4. Matsuhisa in Aspen is located at 303 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611. This high-end Japanese restaurant is known for its sushi and sashimi, but also offers a range of cooked dishes like black cod miso, wagyu beef, and lobster tempura.
  5. The Farmhouse at Jessup Farm in Fort Collins is located at 1957 Jessup Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80525. This restaurant offers a farm-to-table menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients, including dishes like pork belly tacos, duck confit, and house-made pasta.
  6. Eolus Bar & Dining in Durango is located at 919 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301. This restaurant offers a seasonal menu featuring dishes like buffalo short ribs, Colorado striped bass, and vegetarian options like the roasted beet salad.
  7. The Butcher & Baker Cafe in Telluride is located at 217 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435. This casual cafe offers a range of breakfast and lunch options, including homemade pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and creative sandwiches like the “Elk in a Blanket.”
  8. Mountain Standard in Vail is located at 193 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657. This rustic-chic restaurant offers a range of creative dishes, including smoked pork shoulder, crispy brussels sprouts, and a range of wood-grilled meats and seafood.
  9. Aurum Food & Wine in Breckenridge is located at 209 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, CO 80424. This upscale restaurant offers a range of dishes like bone marrow butter-basted scallops, Colorado lamb chops, and a range of creative cocktails.
  10. 626 on Rood in Grand Junction is located at 626 Rood Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501. This restaurant offers a range of dishes featuring locally-sourced ingredients, including dishes like pan-seared duck breast, grilled salmon, and a range of creative salads and sides.