Nob Hill Inn

420 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
303-860-7557
Best Of
Nob Hill Inn +

Eric Gruneisen

Details

  • Daily 8am-2am
One of Denver's best dives, the Nob Hill Inn has been a drinker's paradise for more than fifty years. It's daunting to think of all the people who have spent hours on the stools there, killing time and waiting for the day to the end. But it's the kind of joint where it's easy to lose track of time. The square-shaped bar makes for easy people-watching, and with some of Colfax's finest camping out there, it's usually entertaining as hell. If Bukowski were still alive, this might be his idea of nirvana.

Related Stories (5)

  • Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: Meet this year's Arts & Entertainment winners
    2 years ago by Team Backbeat

    The 2013 Best of Denver issue is on stands now, and in its 196 pages you'll find Westword's picks for the best people, places and services in Denver. Along the way, we asked you to nominate and then vote for your favorites online, v...

  • Denver's ten best jukeboxes
    3 years ago by Jon Solomon

    See Also: - Boulder's five biggest hipster bars - Denver's biggest hipster bars - Five best midsize venues in LoDo and Ballpark - Denver's ten best karaoke bars - Denver's ten best dance clubs - Five best places to buy vinyl Just as...

  • From open to close at one of Denver's best dives: The Nob Hill
    6 years ago

    The doors of the Nob Hill Inn open at 8 a.m., "so you start off fresh," says John Plessinger, whose father bought the bar at 420 East Colfax Avenue in 1969 and put it in his then-21-year-old son's name. Forty years later, by 8 a.m. ...

  • Down and dirty on Colfax
    6 years ago by Drew Bixby

    While two totally separate establishments, Roslyn Grill (504 East Colfax Avenue) and Nob Hill Inn (420 East Colfax) nonetheless comprise a flaming binary star of degeneracy around which many of Denver's down-and-out orbit. Because t...

Load More Articles