Que Bueno Suerte!

1518 S. Pearl St.
Denver, Colorado 80210


  • Sunday through Wednesday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
Walk into Que Bueno Suerte! and you’ll marvel at the space’s glitziness, with velvet booths and bar stools, glass panels engraved with Mayan-style figurines, and glowing fluorescent tubes rescued from the old Session Kitchen days. The menu is devoted to modern Mexican fare, translated by a team that represents an embarrassment of culinary riches: consulting chef Dana Rodriguez, a two-time James Beard Best Chef Southwest nominee and chef/owner of Work & Class, and executive chef Vicente Sosa, formerly of Work & Class and Rioja. The classics you do find come with elevated touches such as lamb necks, not beef, and avocado-roasted-garlic aioli, not sour cream. The chefs’ mission to showcase the breadth of Mexico’s storied cuisine is not only laudable, but long overdue, given the commonly held but entirely false notion that tacos and burritos are all there is.

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