Outdoor Dining Denver Style – with Mountain Views

A Guide to Outdoor Dining Denver Style

You know what it’s like – the sun is shining, and the birds are singing. It’s the perfect day to soak up the sun (or the moon) and spend some time outside. But you’re also in the mood for a delicious meal. Whenever that happens, we seem to get brain fog, figuring out a place to go that accommodates both.

That’s why we decided to put the spotlight on outdoor dining Denver style. We’re highlighting a few top choices and providing a long list of alternatives. You now have a handy-dandy guide to turn to whenever you’re in the mood for a patio table.


Having a spacious patio, Acova is the symbol of Denver’s great neighborhoods. With its spacious patio, Acova accommodates adults and provides a separate play area that’ll keep the kids from saying, “I’m bored.”

Wide Range of Menu Items

Acova has you covered with a wide range of menu items like Honey Stung Fried Chicken and New Planet Fish ‘n Chips. But the desserts are on our radar. Apple Donuts, Berry Cobbler, Affogato, does it get much better?

Well, actually it does, if you’re in the mood for a cocktail.   After all, you’re settling in for outdoor dining Denver style, so how does a lemonade with a twist sound? Acova serves the “I’m Your Huckleberry.” It’s 44 North Huckleberry Vodka combined with homemade lavender mint lemonade. We’re sold!

Address –  Acova is in the LoHi area at 3651 Navajo St., Denver, CO 80211.

Link to make a reservation  –Acova

El Five Denver, outdoor dining denver

El Five

We’re going to stick to the LoHi area but take it to a new level, a higher one. That’s because El Five is on the fifth floor and gives you the choice of indoor or rooftop dining.   The spacious outdoor dining area provides some of the city’s best views and the perfect setting for some top-notch Mediterranean cuisine.

Tapas Anyone?

You’ll find platters and paella to share, with plenty of vegetarian options. El Five isn’t one of the most inexpensive options for outdoor dining Denver style. But you get what you pay for, and it’s worth it!

Address: El Five sits five floors up at 2930 Umatilla St., Ste. 500, Denver, CO 80211.

Link to make a reservation –El-Five

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Viewhouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop

Viewhouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop is quintessential outdoor dining Denver style. It also covers quite a bit of Colorado, with its four locations.

In Denver, Viewhouse Ballpark is on Market Street. The menu leans more toward bar food, although there are plenty of ways to order a burger, taco, pizza, and even a list of seven “mules.” You’re not stuck in Moscow if you want to try something new, like the Viewhouse Mule with cucumber vodka.

Address: Viewhouse in Denver is at 2015 Market St., Denver, CO 80205

Link to Make a Reservation: Viewhouse, Bar & Eatery

More Outdoor Dining Denver Hotspots
Try one, Try ’em all – just do it before winter!

Outdoor Dining DenverAddressWebsite
El Five2930 Umatilla, Fifth Floor Denver, CO 80218El Five 
Postino2715 17th St Denver, CO 80211Postino 
Hopdoddy Burger Bar1747 Wynkoop St. Denver, CO 80202Hopdoddy Burger Bar 
Briar Commons Brewery2298 N Clay St Denver, CO 80211Briar Commons Brewery 
Avanti3200 Pecos St Denver, CO 80211Avanti 
Local 464586 Tennyson St Denver, CO 80212Local 46 
Highland Tavern3400 Navajo St Denver, CO 80211Highland Tavern 
Recess Beer Garden2715 17th St Ste 103 Denver, CO 80211Recess Beer Garden 
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot2907 Huron St #106 Denver, CO 80202Whiskey Tango Foxtrot 
Buchi Cafe Cubano2651 W 38th Ave Denver, CO 80211Buchi Café Cubano 
The Plimoth2335 E 28th Ave Denver, CO 80205The Plimoth 
Highland Tap and Burger2219 W 32nd Ave Denver, CO 80211Highland Tap and Burger 
Root Down1600 W. 33rd Ave. Denver, CO 80211Root Down 
Comida3350 Brighton Blvd. Denver, CO 80216Comida 
Los Chingones2463 Larimer St. Denver, CO 80205Los Chingones 
Historians Ale House24 Broadway Denver, CO 80203Historians Ale House 
Ale House at Amato’s2501 16th St Denver, CO 80211Ale House at Amato's 
Linger2030 W. 30th Ave. Denver, CO 80211Linger 
Finn’s Manor2927 Larimer St Denver, CO 80205Finn's Manor 
Izakaya Den1487-A S. Pearl St. Denver, CO 80210Izakaya Den 
Acova3651 Navajo St Denver, CO 80211Acova 
Bacon Social House2434 W 44th Ave Denver, CO 80211Bacon Social House 
Happy Camper3211 N Pecos St Denver, CO 80211Happy Camper 
Maine Shack1535 Central St Denver, CO 80211Maine Shack 
Northside Eatery + Market1691 Central St Denver, CO 80211Northside Eatery & Market 
54thirty Rooftop1475 California St Denver, CO 8020254Thirty Rooftop 
Blake Street Tavern2301 Blake St Denver, CO 80205Blake Street Tavern 
Foraged Restaurant1825 Blake St Denver, CO 80202Foraged Restaurant 
Hapa Sushi1514 Blake St Denver, CO 80202Hapa Sushi 
Kachina Cantina1890 Wazee St Denver, CO 80202Kachina Cantina 
Su Taco2124 Larimer St Denver, CO 80205Su Taco 
Tamayo1400 Larimer St Denver, CO 80202Tamayo 
Tupelo Honey1650 Wewatta St Denver, CO 80202Tupelo Honey 
Ultreia1701 Wynkoop St #125 Denver, CO 80202Ultreia 
ViewHouse Ballpark2015 Market St Denver, CO 80205Viewhouse Ballpark 
Ace Eat Serve501 E 17th Ave Denver, CO 80203Ace Eat Serve 
D Bar Denver494 E 19th Ave Denver, CO 80203D Bar Denver 
Bar Helix3490 Larimer Street Denver, CO 80205Bar Helix 
Slater’s 50/503600 Blake St Denver, CO 80205Slater's 50/50 
Barbed Wire Reef4499 W 38th Ave suite 102 Denver, CO 80218Barbed Wire Reef 
Billy’s Inn4403 Lowell Blvd Denver, CO 80211Billy's Inn 
Brazen Neighborhood Eatery4450 W 38th Ave #130 Denver, CO 80212Brazen Neighborhood Eatery 
Blue Island Oyster Bar & Seafood2625 E 2nd Ave Denver, CO 80206Blue Island Oyster Bar 
Elevated Rooftop Bar249 Columbine St #201 Denver, CO 80206Elevated Rooftop Bar 
Local Jones249 Columbine St Denver, CO 80206Local Jones 
Blue Bonnet Restaurant457 S Broadway Denver, CO 80209Blue Bonnet Restaurant 
Cochino Taco176 S Broadway Denver, CO 80209Cochino Taco 
Lucile’s Creole Cafe275 S Logan St Denver, CO 80209Lucile's Creole Cafe 
Stanley Marketplace2501 Dallas St Aurora, CO 80010Stanley Marketplace 
Machete Tequila + Tacos3570 E Colfax Ave Denver, CO 80206Machete Tequila + Tacos 
Middleman3401 E Colfax Ave Denver, CO 80206Middleman 
Tacos Tequila Whiskey1514 York St Denver, CO 80206Tacos Tequila Whiskey 

From Denver Outdoor Dining to Free Tickets in Denver

We’re excited to share ways to experience the best of the area, and outdoor dining Denver style is just the start.

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