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1 Meal in Denver, CO [Moved from the Midwest Board]

dburris01 Sep 11, 2006 01:50 AM

We are going to Denver for a quick weekend getaway for our Anniversary. What is your suggestion for the 1 place we cannot miss while in the Mile High City. Looking for a nice dinner.

Thanks in advance for your thoughts.

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    ColoradoFun RE: dburris01 Sep 11, 2006 03:49 PM

    Do you have an idea of the type of food? Or location (central Denver, suburbs, Boulder, etc.,)? Casual or a little more formal?

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      vanillagrrl RE: dburris01 Sep 11, 2006 04:45 PM

      If I had time to drive a bit and couldn't get a reservation at Frasca (in Boulder), I'd head up to Allenspark (on the way to Estes Park) and dine at the Fawnbrook Inn.

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        TNC RE: dburris01 Sep 11, 2006 06:57 PM

        I would say Mizuna. Authentic Italian with a great wine list.

        If you want to do something in the mountains Gold Lake Spa off the peak to peak(between nederland and Estes) is a destination place.

        A short review of wherever you decide to go would be appreciated.


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          ColoradoFun RE: dburris01 Sep 12, 2006 03:15 PM

          A couple of ideas:

          A little hesitant to recomend because I am not a big game/meat eater but if you are looking for places that could be described as unforgettable and unique to Colorado I would pick The Fort and the Buckhorn Exchange.



          And Flagstaff in Boulder if money is not a concern. Great view.

          There are also a number of great places in Boulder if you feel like taking a short drive.

          I agree with Mizuna. One of my favorites and one of the bets dining bets in Colorado.


          A couple of other favorites:

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