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Need local recc's for downtown Denver

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I'm coming in from NYC and staying at the Grand Hyatt. We have the high end business dinners planned, but I want to make sure I don't miss any local "must Haves" that make this city special. Whether it's breakfast, lunch, a snack, dessert, or a take out tamale, I would love to know. I don't mind taking a cab. Thanks.

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  1. That is so broad as to be unanswerable. Not trying to be a pain, but try browsing the board and reading up on popular spots and then asking more specific questions. It'll be much easier to provide you with good recommendations that way.

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    1. re: LurkerDan

      Yes, your question has been asked and answered countless times. It's best you do a board search first so you can get narrow it down for us. You're likely to get more, and more helpful, responses that way.

      Re the Buckhorn below: it's a trip decorwise, but the food isn't great.

      http://www.denveater.com

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      Buckhorn Bar
      114 E Ivinson Ave, Laramie, WY 82070

    2. The Buckhorn is Denver's oldest restarant. It's a lot of fun. Go and enjoy.

      The Buckhorn Exchange @ 1000 Osage Street, Denver, CO 303 - 534 - 9505.
      http://buckhornexchange.com/

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      Buckhorn Exchange
      1000 Osage St, Denver, CO 80204

      Buckhorn Bar
      114 E Ivinson Ave, Laramie, WY 82070

        1. re: DrakeRemoray

          Linking Snooze...

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          Snooze
          2260 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205

        2. I would recommend the sweetbreads at Twelve Restauarnt (23rd & Larimer), (they also do a great price fixe dinner Tue-Thur). The duck at Fruition (you may be going there for one of your business dinners), the shawarma at Marrakesh at Colorado & Iliff, and you HAVE to have a meal at Z Cuisine (for nothing else the truffled fries fried in duck fat). Z also has a great absinthe/wine bar next to their bistro.

          1. I highly recommend Back Country Provisions for a casual breakfast or a lunch of very fine sandwiches and salads on Wazee. The selection of sandwiches is very diversified and excellent. The specialty meats is quite long. There's outdoor seating also.

            Back Country Provisions @ 1617 Wazee Street, Denver, CO 303 - 534 - 7900.
            http://backcountryprovisions.com/

            1. If you like meat and have yet to dine at a churrascaria then Rodizio Grill is worth a shot. More affordable than other similar chains. Between the hot and cold bars and the endless parade of meats it is a unique and tasty dining experience.

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              Rodizio Grill
              200 Jefferson St, Fort Collins, CO 80524