SPOTLIGHT | FOOD & DRINK
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Whether it is farm-to-table fresh, or homemade comfort food, Denver knows that a good meal is important at any time, even late at night.
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Jerusalem Restaurant 1890 E. Evans Ave.
OPEN UNTIL: SUNDAY-THURSDAY – 4 A.M.; FRIDAY-SATURDAY – 5 A.M.
able selection in a modern and cozy environment, perfect for a group. Don’t worry: They’ve got plenty of sake, too.
16. Highland Tap & Burger
2219 W. 32nd Ave. 720-287-4493; highlandtapdenver.com MILES FROM THE SHOW: 2
This hangout serves gourmet burgers and elevated pub food, such as duck fat fries, along with more than 20 local craft beers on tap. Try the sliders at happy hour, mixing and matching root beer pulled pork, beef and pulled chicken.
1575 Boulder St. 720-570-8686; loladenver.com MILES FROM THE SHOW: 1.6
This Mexican fish house crafts delectable coastal cuisine, including duck sope, mariscos and its famous preparedat-your-table guacamole. Lola also offers more than 200 different tequilas and a selection of local craft beers.
18. Stout Street Social
1400 Stout St. 720-214-9100; stoutstsocial.com MILES FROM THE SHOW: 0.5
A top spot for casual seafood, Stout Street Social is a quick
walk from the Convention Center. Try its daily fresh oysters or its Ahi Tuna Tower, featuring sushi-grade tuna, spicy crab, sushi rice, avocado, cucumber and citrus. The menu goes beyond seafood, with a selection of burgers, ribs and pasta sure to satisfy any appetite. SIT-DOWN
19. Ocean Prime
1465 Larimer St. (Larimer Square) 303-825-3663; ocean-prime.com MILES FROM THE SHOW: 0.5
Situated in the beautiful Larimer Square, Ocean Prime is a modern American restaurant and lounge that was chosen as editor’s pick for Best Seafood from 5280 Magazine. The spot also offers USDA Prime-cut steaks.
20. Elway’s Downtown
1881 Curtis St. (Ritz-Carlton) 303-312-3107; elways.com MILES FROM THE SHOW: 0.6
Former Broncos Quarterback John Elway ruled the city of Denver on the field back in the day, and he still rules today through his multiple business ventures, including his restaurants. If you want a steak, this is the place to be, but you can also partake in seafood, raw bar selections, lunch and breakfast.
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When you think of late-night food, authentic Mediterranean cuisine may not be the first that comes to mind, but Jerusalem Restaurant has been serving Denver late into the night for more than three decades. All items are made in-house with local ingredients, offering a fresh alternative well into the next day. Illegal Pete’s 1530 16th St #101
OPEN UNTIL: SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY – 12 A.M.; THURSDAY-SATURDAY – 2:30 A.M.
If you are looking for a burrito, Illegal Pete’s serves some local favorites in a colorful environment. Doubling as a bar and music venue, Illegal Pete’s is also a great place to hang-out. Not only does it serve food made from responsibly sourced ingredients, Illegal Pete’s runs its own record label to help artists in the community. It also has a Starving Artist Program that gives a free meal to bands from out of town. City O’ City 206 E. 13th Ave.
OPEN UNTIL: 2 A.M.
Voted Best Vegetarian Restaurant in Denver, City O’ City has an all-vegetarian menu that won’t leave anyone out in the wee hours of the morning. The restaurant continues on the local-ingredients theme by growing most of its own produce in the summer months. Try the seitan wings or quinoa pinto bean burger. City O’ City will satisfy even the most diehard of carnivores. — J.G.
PHOTO COURTESY OF ILLEGAL PETES. MAP COURTESY OF VISIT DENVER