Old Major

3316 Tejon St.
Denver, CO 80211
Critics' Pick
Best Of


  • Wednesday through Friday 3 p.m. to 10 p.m..; Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m to 10 p.m.
  • $, $$
  • Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • Full bar
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
Chef-owner Justin Brunson spent months working with a dream squad of cooks and chefs, bartenders and wine geeks to put together Old Major, the restaurant he opened in Highland in late February 2013. And diners immediately went hog-wild for the place named after the old pig in Animal Farm. Old Major is dedicated to “seafood, swine and wine,” according to the menu, and strives to be a confluence of unassailable “elevated farmhouse” cuisine (with gorgeous compositions to match), served in a striking setting that's neither too pretentious nor too casual. The menu, executed in a showstopping open kitchen with some of the most enviable equipment you've ever laid eyes on, includes artistically astounding dishes -– and the bar creates cocktails that are the perfect accompaniments. Tables can be tough to come by, but if you’re lucky, you can snag a seat in the bar, where the atmosphere is a little more casual and you can chat with the knowledgeable, friendly bartenders.

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