The Way Back is closing on August 6 but will reopen on Tennyson Street in a few months.EXPAND
The Way Back is closing on August 6 but will reopen on Tennyson Street in a few months.
Mark Antonation

All the Restaurant Openings and Closings This Week

August got off to a good start, with Candela Latin Kitchen opening in LoHi as a replacement to Central Bistro & Bar (from the same owner and chef), Cub's Q Barbeque finding a permanent home in Littleton after several years on the food-truck circuit, and a suburban outpost of the Old Spaghetti Factory coming to Westminster.

One of Denver's best Greek restaurants, Axios Estiatorio, closed on Tennyson Street, and not too far away, the Way Back is winding down and will close on West 38th Street after a taco party from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 6. The Way Back plans to reopen in several months on Tennyson — could it be taking the place of Axios? There are other restaurant vacancies on the street, including the recently departed Paddy the Yank, but wherever the Way Back lands, it will certainly be more visible than it is in its current, somewhat isolated, drive-by spot on 38th.

Here's our complete list of restaurant and bar openings and closings for the week of July 31 to August 5, plus links to recent opening and closing stories.

Bars/Restaurants Opening This Week:*
Bar Louie, 7111 West Alaska Drive, Lakewood
Candela Latin Kitchen, 1691 Central Street
Cub's Q Barbeque, 6955 South York Street
The Old Spaghetti Factory, 9145 Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster
Palizo Italiano, 1472 South Pearl Street
Woods Boss Brewing (soft opening), 2210 California Street

Bars/Restaurants Temporarily Closing This Week:*
The Way Back (Sunday; moving to Tennyson Street), 4132 West 38th Avenue

Bars/Restaurants Closing This Week:*
Axios Estiatorio, 3901 Tennyson Street

* Or earlier, and not previously reported.

Candela's paloma is light on the sugar so the grapefruit and tequila shine through.EXPAND
Candela's paloma is light on the sugar so the grapefruit and tequila shine through.
Mark Antonation

Candela Is Ready to Roll Out Latin Cuisine in Former Central Bistro Space

Jordan Fink (left) and Chad Moore are the woods bosses.EXPAND
Jordan Fink (left) and Chad Moore are the woods bosses.
Jonathan Shikes

Woods Boss Brewing Is Opening Big in Five Points

Fourteen Seventy-Two is now Palizo.EXPAND
Fourteen Seventy-Two is now Palizo.
Mark Antonation

Palizo Italiano Slated to Open From a Familiar Name on Old South Pearl

Pizzeria Lui brought wood-fired pizza to Lakewood..EXPAND
Pizzeria Lui brought wood-fired pizza to Lakewood..
Mark Antonation

Wood-Fired Pizza Comes to the Land of Tamales

You'll find your way back to the great cocktails at the Way Back.EXPAND
You'll find your way back to the great cocktails at the Way Back.
Mark Antonation

The Way Back Will Close on August 6 and Relocate to Tennyson Street

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