Eck's Saloon Has Poured Its Last Shot in Lakewood

Eck's Saloon, another local watering hole that's dried up.
Eck's Saloon, another local watering hole that's dried up.
Jon Solomon

Dive bars are disappearing all over metro Denver. The latest casualty? Eck's Saloon, which was a rock-music haven as well as a popular Lakewood joint, although it had apparently become a lot less popular in recent years. Jon Solomon reported the news yesterday on Backbeat; once owned by Mike Bruno (who also owned Iliff Park Saloon and Bruno's Saloon), the bar had changed hands twice in as many years. See also: Lakewood Rock Haven Eck's Saloon Has Closed

The music has died at Eck's Saloon.
The music has died at Eck's Saloon.
Jon Solomon

People have been pouring out their memories in the comments section of our original story. A sampling:

From Christi: "So sad! I have so many great memories there! And it was the place I could feel close to some of the ones that are no longer with us. ( This bar was my "home" filled with family! I feel like so much is lost now. I'm literally in tears."

From Melissa: "Another one bites the dust! Hey, I still miss the Rainbow Music Hall on Evans. It is a Walgreens now."

Says Rachel: "What? Damn I've had some good times there!

Read many more comments here.


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Eck's Saloon - Closed

9890 W. Girton Dr.
Denver, CO 80227

303-989-2991

www.theeckssaloon.com


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