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Jan 26, 2009 01:02 PM

Suggestions for 40th bday rest. in Denver

Would you suggest a good restaurant for 8 ladies celebrating a 40th bday? We're interested in something not too casual and not too posh but with good food and a pretty good scene. What's new there?

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  1. What's your price range? Any preferences as to part of town?

    1. Elway's, Cherry Creek, eat in the bar area, you'll be deluged with free drinks from the gentlemen patrons, most of whom will be 5 to 15 years older than the birthday girl.

      This sounds snarky so far but I'm serious--the food is EXCELLENT, your fellow patrons will be well-heeled (and well-oiled, by the substantial drinks they pour), and a good time will be had by all.

      Not new though...the Elway's at the Ritz downtown IS of more recent vintage but I can't speak to the vibe there...

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      1. re: southdenverhoo

        Just be aware that Elway's Cherry Creek - especially the bar area - is known as a "cougar preserve," IYKWIM, and take that into consideration.

      2. What about Vesta Dipping Grill? I was there for a girls' night out last summer and it was perfect.

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        1. re: itri

          Thanks to all. Both places sound good. I think either part of town is possible. What about after dinner? A lounge or low-key dance spot?