The Dive Inn

1380 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80210


  • Daily 11am-2am
Denver's longest-running gay bar, BJ's Carousel, closed in 2011 after a three-decade-plus run. The South Broadway spot was then gutted and remodeled, reopening in 2012 as the Dive Inn. The new bar's nautical theme was inspired by the owner's numerous trips as a teenager to Cozumel, where he opened a dive shop after high school. At the Dive Inn, photos from deep-sea fishing trips share space in the back room with foosball and pool tables and a second bar. The place also sports a taqueria and 2,500 square feet of patio space.

Related Stories (7)

  • The Dive Inn: Platt Park's Landlocked Beach Bar
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 8:09 a.m. by Sarah McGill

    The Dive Inn is a relatively new spot in Denver as neighborhood bars go, but since opening in 2012, it has become a staple in the Platt Park neighborhood along South Broadway. No matter what you're into, you can probably find it at ...

  • The Ten Best Winter Patios in Denver
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 1:04 p.m. by Kristin Pazulski

    This week's Arctic blast and snow flurries shoved aside our Indian summer in a hurry. But fall's close doesn't have to mean the end of Denver's sunny patio time. So that you're not relegated to the indoors all winter, we compiled a ...

  • Denver's ten best new bars of 2012
    Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. by Cafe Society

    With the additions of everything from neighborhood taverns to high-end lounges, Denver's bar scene got even better in 2012. Residents and tourists alike have many more options when they're looking for fun after the sun goes down -- ...

  • How Tuaca became "a Colorado thing"
    Monday, December 17, 2012 at 3:50 p.m. by Patricia Calhoun

    Colorado is one of the country's top two markets for Tuaca, a liqueur as ubiquitous as snow (and sometimes more so) in the high country. But how did that happen? Blame it on two Summit County bartenders who came across the brand on ...

Load More Articles


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >