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Top Romantic Restaurants In Denver

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The Fort (credit: CBS)

The Fort (credit: CBS)

Every couple has their own idea of the perfect Valentine’s Day dining experience, and Colorado’s culinary scene offers plenty of options. No matter what a couple is in search of, the following five restaurants are sure to meet all expectations for the perfect place to share a romantic meal on that one special day dedicated to love.

The Briarwood Inn

1630 8th St.
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 279-3121

Lunch Hours: Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dinner Hours: Nightly starting at 5 p.m.
Afternoon Tea: Sat 12 p.m.-3 p.m.
Brunch Hours: Sun 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Price: $31- $50

Embraced by the gorgeous foothills and history of the city of Golden, the Briarwood Inn has long been a staple in Colorado’s dining scene, offering guests a warm and cozy environment that provides a base for romance. The Briarwood Inn’s dinner menu features entrées such as filet mignon, lemon polenta and Maine lobster tail served with the signature Briarwood appetizer platter (cocktail shrimp and chicken liver paté), salad and of course, dessert. With over 250 selections of wine to choose from, wine loving couples won’t leave disappointed.

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Gabriel’s

5450 Manhart Ave. (Highway 67)
Sedalia, CO 80135
(303) 688-2323

Hours: Tue-Sun 5 p.m. to close
Price: $31- $50

This fine dining establishment serving northern Italian cuisine is located in the quiet little town of Sedalia. Guests will immediately be impressed with its picturesque Victorian-style building. There’s an extensive wine menu to complement each four-course dinner selection and diners will surely enjoy one bite after amazing bite of offerings such as seafood orzo, lamb dijonnaise and stuffed portobello mushrooms in this elegantly quiet yet comfortable venue.

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The Fort (credit: CBS)

The Fort

19192 Highway 8
Morrison, CO 80465
(303) 697-4771

Hours: Mon-Fri 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; Sat-Sun 5 p.m. to close
Price: $31- $50

A replica of Bent’s Fort, the first American community settled West of the Mississippi, the Fort provides it diners breathtaking views all around. The menu has everything from delicious wild game to juicy steaks and chicken, but don’t forget to browse the extensive wine and cocktail menu for a romantic toast to the evening.

Vesta Dipping Grill

1822 Blake St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 296-1970

Hours: Sun-Thurs 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Fri & Sat 5 p.m.-11 p.m.
Price: $31- $50

Experimenting with new things is a key ingredient in keeping the fire of true love burning bright. At Vesta Dipping Grill, guests are presented with a unique menu of different meats and seafood and a lineup of suggested sauces to allow diners to mix and match flavors over a few cocktails.

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Beatrice & Woodsley

38 South Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 777-3505

Dinner Hours: Nightly from 5 p.m. until crowd thins
Woodsley’s Nosh & Tail: Mon-Fri 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Beatrice’s Scrumptilicious Brunch: Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Coffee, Tea & Woodsley: Sat & Sun 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Price: $31- $50

By bringing the Colorado wilderness into the heart of the city, Beatrice and Woodsley offers its diners a memorable dining experience. The menu features rustic dishes modernized by the use of fresh, local and seasonal ingredients and an excellent selection of boutique wine and handmade cocktails.

Need more ideas for the perfect date night restaurants? Check out the Top Date Night Restaurants In Boulder.

Zack Christofferson is a freelance writer living in Denver. He is a self proclaimed beer geek and enjoys tasting and discussing Colorado’s wide selection of wonderful beers. His work can be found here


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