Denver gains tastes of Haiti and Jamaica, loses Oshima Ramen: Restaurant Roll Call for April
Sweet! Michael Bortz's City Bakery Cafe is now open.
More than two dozen restaurants opened last month in metro Denver, ranging from ethnic eateries like A Taste of Haiti and Jamaican Grill to the Thirsty Lion, a bar/gastropub that's the first place to open in the new developments around Union Station. But the area also lost several stalwarts, including Rackhouse Pub (which will reopen in the area) and Oshima Ramen. Keep reading for our Restaurant Roll Call for April. See also: Our Restaurant Roll Call for March
You can now rendezvous at Le Rendez Vous in Cherry Creek.
RESTAURANTS/BARS/MARKETS OPENING IN APRIL* A Taste of Haiti, 2622 Welton Street Babajoon's Kabobs, 1005 West 120th Avenue, Westminster Bistro Barbes, 5021 East 28th Avenue Blue Spruce Brewing, 4151 East County Line Road, Centennial Boost Burger, 3000 South Federal Boulevard City Bakery Cafe, 726 Lincoln Street Comrade Brewing, 7667 East Iliff Avenue DADA Art Bar, 2470 Broadway Duffeyroll Cafe, 1600 Blake Street High Point Creamery, 211 South Holly Street Inga's Alpine Lodge, 5151 South Leetsdale Drive Jamaican Grill, 709 West Eighth Avenue Le Rendez Vous, 278 Fillmore Street Live Basil Pizza, 7740 West Alameda, Lakewood Mayan Manjar Yucateco, 5209 West Mississippi Avenue, Lakewood Mile High Italian Deli, 3210 Wyandot Street Pepper Asian Bistro, 2831 East Colfax Avenue Protein Bar, 1855 29th Street, Boulder Rusty Taco, 1760 South Havana Street, Aurora Sforno Trattoria Romano, 1308 Pearl Street, Boulder Sexy Pizza, 2460 Eliot Street Smashburger,15795 East Arapahoe Road, Suite D, Centennial Thirsty Lion, 1605 Wynkoop Street Tiller's Kitchen, 7000 Church Ranch Boulevard, Westminster Keep reading for the rest of our Restaurant Roll Call for April.
Empanadas from the new Maria Empanada.
RESTAURANTS/BARS MARKETS MOVING IN APRIL Attivo Pizza & Subs, moved to 124 East Ninth Avenue from 955 Lincoln Street Maria Empanada, now open at 1298 South Broadway Nooch Vegan Market, now open at 10 East Ellsworth Avenue
James Lee is now the owner of Bitter Bar, which will reopen in May.
RESTAURANTS/BARS/MARKETS CLOSING IN APRIL* Bitter Bar, 835 Walnut Street, Boulder (slated to reopen in May) Coleman's Soul Food, 2622 Welton Street Croc's Mexican Grill, 1630 Market Street Denver Tea Room, 1820 East Colfax Avenue (slated to reopen on South Broadway May 14) Five Star Burgers, 550 Broadway Gypsy Cafe & Parlor, 838 Park Avenue Oshima Ramen, 7800 East Hampden Avenue Prima Ristorante, 1106 14th Street (at the end of service April 30) Rackhouse Pub, 208 South Kalamath (with reopen in the neighborhood) Red Robin's Burger Works, 1190 Auraria Parkway Serioz Pizzeria, 1336 East 17th Avenue Waffle Brothers, 393 Corona Street (reopening next month in a new location) Zocalo, 2200 South Broadway
*Or earlier, and not included in a previous Restaurant Roll Call.
What did we miss? Post additional openings and closings below -- and read our Restaurant Roll Call for March here.
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