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Best First-Date Restaurant Denver 2012 - A Cote Bar a Absinthe

A Cote Bar a Absinthe

A Cote Bar a Absinthe

2239 W. 30th Ave.

Denver, CO 80211


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Readers' Choice: Vesta Dipping Grill

Few cultures are more romantic than the French, and À Côté Bar à Absinthe channels that spirit flawlessly. This cozy sliver of a spot can become whatever you want it to on a first amorous rendezvous — whether that's an intimate dinner location, a low-key happy-hour spot or a place to seal the deal with a nightcap. The restaurant has a menu built for sharing, and it features all sorts of sexy foods, from silky charcuterie and decadent imported cheeses to open-face sandwiches and seasonal small plates to ethereal desserts. Everything pairs to a good wine list and solid cocktails, and nibbles are served beneath walls lined with art and a gorgeous chandelier made of colored glass. It's also much less formal than its sibling restaurant, Z Cuisine, making it much easier to duck out after one drink if that's what you need to do.

Readers' Choice: Vesta Dipping Grill

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