As a rapidly expanding metropolis, Denver has become one of the most popular destinations for world travel. The diversity, the wealth in natural resources, as well as the unmatched variety in terms of cuisine have all blended to put Denver on the world map. 

So what is there to look forward to? Well, apart from the obvious rich cultural diversity, several restaurants stand out. And just because we’re tow truck drivers doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some fine dining! Typically if we’re in LoDo we’re towing a vehicle or fixing a flat a not enjoying international dining. But that doesn’t mean that the team at Trolling Towing of LoDo doesn’t know a thing or two about great eats!

Here is a list of 5 great places that won’t disappoint.


If you are a fan of food art, then the Rioja is the Picasso of Mediterranean cuisine. Featuring what is perhaps the most innovative food presentation, and an even more elaborate wine selection, the Rioja is upscale and definitely worth its weight in gold. Located in the historically rich Larimer Square, this classy restaurant will fit right into your “date night” plans, giving you that romantic, peaceful vibe that your date will appreciate. 

The food selection is also diverse, with several Mediterranean based dishes, as well as some selections of popular American dishes. The idea behind the Rioja is to offer it’s customers more of an experience than a simple meal, so you can be sure you’ll feel right at home.

Rioja is located on 1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202 and you can find directions here. 

The Kitchen

Now, while the Rioja gives out a more romantic kind of vibe, the Kitchen is a bit more trendy and is more of a good time. There is more innovation in its design, and it’s one of the all American restaurants that offer anything from top-class burgers, juicy steaks to several varieties of seafood. 

The kitchen is the very definition of bringing people together, with community nights allowing tourists, families, and friends to interact and enjoy share experiences. It’s a great place to meet new people, to get great food, and to appreciate different cultures. 

The Kitchen is located downtown at 1560 Wazee St, Denver, CO 80202.


If you are a fan of Italian food, then you should swing by Panzano. Considered one of the best restaurants in downtown Denver, Panzano offers a variety of tasty north Italian dishes, and it is an appropriate setting for several classy occasions. If you want to have a business dinner, celebrate a birthday, have an anniversary dinner or just a simple romantic dinner, this is the place. 

Panzano is located at 909 17th St, Denver, CO 80202.

Euclid Hall Bar and Kitchen

If you’re more of a nightlife kind of person, then the Euclid should be on your bucket list. Also located on Larimer Square, this restaurant offers you one of the most extensive selections of cocktails and beers. If that doesn’t wet your palate, then think about the fact that you also have a variety of dishes from all over the world, as well as some routine burgers and fries if you’re just looking for a quick bite. 

Located at 1317 14th St, Denver, CO 80202.

Bistro Vendome

The beauty of downtown Denver is all in diversity. The Bistro Vendome speaks to this diversity by being the best french restaurant in downtown Denver. All its dishes are a classic french selection and its one of the pocket-friendly places you can get to on this list. The seafood, the meat dishes, the interior decor, the atmosphere-everything blends in perfectly to make you feel like you truly are in the French capital. 

Located at 1420 Larimer St #1705, Denver, CO 80202.

Bottom Line

These are only a few of the popular restaurants in Denver. If you are looking to take a trip there, then make a point of sampling as many downtown restaurants as you can, you won’t regret it.