Pizza, pizza, pizza: Restaurant Roll Call for May
Pizzeria Locale, which got its start in Boulder, moved into Denver this month.
Although more than a dozen restaurants opened in the metro area this month, pizza carved the biggest slice out of the market. Pizza Locale, which got its start in Boulder, opened a restaurant in Denver. Pizza Republica, which got its start in Greenwood Village, opened a restaurant in Denver. And Live Basil Pizza, which the owners of Smashburger have created in hopes that it, too, becomes a national smash, chain, opened its first store in Denver.
Keep reading for our complete roster of other restaurant openings and closings in metro Denver over the past month.
RESTAURANTS/VENUES OPENING IN MAY:*
Adelita's Cocina y Cantina, 1294 South Broadway
Beet Box, 1030 East 22nd Avenue
Bookbar, 4280 Tennyson Street
Brick House Tavern & Tap, 19320 Cottonwood Drive, Parker
The Classic Tavern, 3360 Navajo Street
Cold Crush, 2700 Larimer Street
Colorado Plus Brew Pub, 6995 West 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge
Federal Bar & Grill , 2544 Federal Boulevard
Gretas Alibi, 1050 West Evans Avenue
Jimmy's Urban Bar & Grill, 1530 Blake Street
Live Basil Pizza , 6305 East Hampden Avenue
Margs Taco Bistro, 500 East 19th Avenue
Mountain Toad Brewing, 900 Washington Avenue, Golden
Novo, 1600 Glenarm Place
Odyssey Beerwerks, 5535 West 56th Avenue, Arvada
Pie Hole, 44 South Broadway Street
Pizzeria Locale, 550 Broadway
Pizza Republica, 890 14th Street
Saigon Basil, 10665 Melody Drive
Snarfburger, 2000 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder
Sushi Bay 17, 1728 East 17th Avenue
Switchback Smokehouse, 22620 Highway 74, Kittredge
Udi's Cafe & Bar, 8500 Pena Boulevard
Underground Social at Blake Street Tavern, 2301 Blake Street
RESTAURANTS/VENUES TEMPORARILY CLOSING IN MAY:*
Izakaya Den, 1518 South Pearl Street (will reopen in June in a new building at 1477 South Pearl).
Ghost Plate & Tap shuttered this month.
RESTAURANTS/VENUES CLOSING IN MAY:*
Abrusci, 300 Fillmore Street
Budapest Bistro, 1585 South Pearl Street
Cellar Wine Bar, 2556 15th Street
Deluxe, 30 South Broadway
El Diablo, 101 Broadway
Ghost Plate & Tap, 800 18th Street
Heidi's Deli, 101 West Colfax Avenue
Juanita's, 32 South Broadway
Mix Music Lounge, 1320 15th Street
Red Star Deli, 1801 Wynkoop Street
Rock-N-Dogs, 3333 South Wadsworth Boulevard
Sketch Food & Wine, 11 West First Avenue
Studio F, 1801 Wynkoop Street
Tavern 13, 1643 South Broadway
Toppings, 1433 17th Street
* or earlier, and not included in a previous Restaurant Roll Call.
What did we miss? Post any additions in the comments section below. And click here to see our Restaurant Roll Call for April.
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