Top Bars To Celebrate Your Birthday In Denver

January 10, 2013 6:00 AM

Charlie Brown’s (credit: Alex Ruiz)

Celebrating your birthday in the Mile High City? If so, Denver is home to some of the greatest restaurants and bars ready to cater to your every need. No matter what your favorite food or drink is, there are so many choices, you will be sure to find one you like. Denver has it all, so all you need to do is be ready to celebrate your birthday right. You can even make it a night of hitting more than one so you can treat yourself to some great Denver birthday specials. So, round up all your friends and check out some of your great options below.

Charlie Brown's (credit: Alex Ruiz)

Charlie Brown’s (credit: Alex Ruiz)

Charlie Brown’s Bar & Grill
980 Grant St.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 860-1655

Charlie Brown’s Bar & Grill is a popular hangout in the Denver area. It’s even better on your birthday because you can drink for free with a valid I.D. (up to $30). Charlie Brown’s also feature a piano bar and karaoke for some added birthday fun. There is a full menu available as well as a late-night menu served until 1 a.m. This spot has recently made some great changes to its bar and patio. The patio is comfortable year round with heaters in the winter and misters in the summer.

Ernie’s Bar & Pizza
2915 W. 44th Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 955-5580

Ernie’s Bar & Pizza has been staple in Denver for many years. Originally established in 1943, the restaurant has recently been renovated and has added many new items to its menu. The menu boasts some of the best beer and wine selections in Denver, not to mention great pizza. If you visit on your birthday, Ernie’s will give you free drinks up to $20. The bar features over 30 beers on tap, so there is something for everyone, no matter your taste.

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Sloan’s Bar & Grille
5850 W. 25th Ave.
Edgewater, CO 80214
(303) 274-4244

Sloan’s Bar & Grille is a popular neighborhood bar close to downtown. It has a full menu with daily food specials, and it’s not your typical bar food. The restaurant serves everything from ribs to steak to burgers. Sloan’s has something going on practically every night whether it is trivia or music. Show a valid I.D. on your birthday and get a free drink  From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. each weekday, it features a great happy hour which includes both food and drink.

The Front Porch
1512 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 840-6156

The Front Porch is one of the best spots in downtown Denver. On the calendar on its website, you’ll find a list of names, which is called its Name Night Calendar. If you find your name on the list for a specific evening, you can drink free all night. There are also game nights and a free drink special on your birthday. This is one of the most original bars in Denver. Check it out for a night of something fun and different.

Dougherty’s Restaurant & Pub
5 E. Ellsworth Ave.
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 777-5210

Dougherty’s Restaurant & Pub has been a popular Denver hangout since it opened in 2007. Show a valid I.D. on your birthday and receive a free shot of Jameson. There are multiple television screens showing all types of sports and there is also a game room with pool and darts. Happy Hour is from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and you can get 50-cent drafts and two-for-one drafts. When St. Patrick’s Day rolls around, this is the prime spot to go. Make it a double celebration if you have a March birthday.

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Michelle Humphrey is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found here.