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College Inn

4400 E. 8th Ave.
Denver, CO 80220
Best Of


  • Daily 11am-2am
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
While it's easy to dub this popular neighborhood spot, which has been around for decades, a sports bar, the College Inn attracts a lot of folks who are interested in more than just watching the game. With the many flat-screen TVs around the place, it certainly looks and feels like a sports bar, but it doesn't necessarily sound like one. You don't hear the play-by-plays, the whistles or the announcers' banter -- though someone concentrating really hard might catch them. After the Little Pub Company bought the bar from the B.U.F.F. Brothers in 2010, the place got a bit of a facelift, but without stripping away all of its charm.

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