Dishes and glasses on a table in a fine dining restaurant. Aug 15, 2019

Your Guide to the Best LoDo Restaurants & Dining

Living in LoDo Denver means living with endless dining options at your fingertips. We’ve gathered 10 of the best LoDo restaurants that are sure to delight your taste buds:

The Capital Grille

1450 Larimer St
This fine dining restaurant promises comfortable elegance, nationally renowned dry-aged steaks, and an experience designed to engage all your senses and leave you delighted. The Capital Grille is a popular spot for diners seeking to enjoy incomparable flavors and textures in a stylish and sophisticated atmosphere.


1555 Blake St #101
Asian fusion cuisine is the star of ChoLon. Inspired by the market goods and street foods of Southeast Asia, chef and owner Lon Symensma creates innovative and flavorful dishes that add a contemporary twist to traditional meals. Denverites have declared ChoLon a local favorite since it opened its doors in 2010.

D’Corazon Mexican Restaurant

1530 Blake St Unit C
Discover real Mexican comfort food at D’Corazon Mexican Restaurant. Their mouthwatering menu is comprised quesadillas, enchiladas, tamales, huevos rancheros, homemade margaritas and much more! Experience south of the border flavors in the heart of LoDo Denver.

Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen

1317 14th St
Looking for something out of the ordinary? Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen is an American tavern house that prides itself on serving the most innovative pub food and brews from around the world. Pad thai pig ears, rum-braised octopus, and bruléed bone marrow are a few of the more adventurous offerings at this high-concept restaurant.


1530 Blake St
Comfort food made from scratch paired with a wide selection of craft beers make Freshcraft a popular spot for Denverites in LoDo Denver. Feast on tired-and-true appetizers like southern fried pickles, pretzel bites, and chicken wings as well as hearty entrees like vegan quinoa risotto, port schnitzel, and pan-fried trout.

Illegal Pete’s

1530 16th St Mall #101
Illegal Pete’s boasts their food and your taste buds are a “match made in culinary heaven.” Munch on loaded burritos, quesadillas, salad, nachos, and their famous queso made from responsibly-sourced, high-quality ingredients that are preservative free. Their full bar and selection of local drafts keeps the good times rolling.

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar

1539 17th St
Fresh seafood in Denver? Find it at the Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar. Serving fresh and sustainable seafood in LoDo since 1996, it’s become a popular destination for its unmatched quality, flavor, and abundance. Jax Fish House was the first eatery in Colorado to be certified by the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch program and encourages customers to be smart about their own fish consumption.

Machete Tequila + Tacos

1730 Wynkoop St
Is there a better combination than tacos and tequila? Find an extensive menu of tequilas and fresh tacos inspired by the heart of Mexico City at Machete Tequila + Tacos. Creative flavor combinations and stunning, vibrant visuals ensure an adventurous dining experience you won’t forget.

Mercantile Dining & Provision

1701 Wynkoop St #155
Experience fine dining without the pretense and the price tag. Mercantile Dining & Provision showcases elevated comfort food that will have you melting into you chair. Featuring both a restaurant with an open kitchen concept and an adjacent European-style market, it seeks to tell the full story of your meal from farm to table.


1822 Blake St
Vesta promises a warm, inviting vibe and bold flavors in LoDo. Featuring seasonal American dishes and barrel-ages cocktails, the menu is an eclectic mix of classic and contemporary dishes comprised of sustainable and responsibly sourced ingredients. Vesta focuses on providing an experience of positive energy, genuine hospitality, philanthropy and fun.