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Restaurant Roll Call for 2009

Fogo de Chao unleashed its love of meat on Denver in '09.
Fogo de Chao unleashed its love of meat on Denver in '09.
Mark Manger

Dozens of restaurants closed in the metro area over the past year, ranging from such old-timers as the Trail Dust Steak House, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and Chez Jose to newcomers like XO, which both opened and closed in 2009.

But many, many more restaurants that opened this past year stuck around to ring in 2010. Here's our Restaurant Roll Call for 2009:

GB Fish & Chips expanded from Broadway to Sloan's Lake RESTAURANTS THAT OPENED IN 2009
    Eateries that opened last year ran from A -- among them, Robert Thompson's Argyll, which got a rave from Jason Sheehan -- to Z, with ZanZBar opening December 1 in the former Market Central space.
    9th Avenue Grill, 900 Jersey Street
    A Taste of Mexico, 880 Happy Canyon Road, Castle Rock
    Aboba, 5810 West Alameda Avenue
    Archive Room, 5601 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada
    Argyll, 2700 East Third Avenue
    Arugula, 2785 Iris Street, Boulder
    Arvada Tavern, 5707 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada
    Baker Street Pub, 2831 West 120th Avenue, Westminster
    Barking Goat, 363 Village Square, Castle Rock 
    Beaver Dam, 7545 East Iliff Avenue
    Belemonti's Pizzeria, 644 Santa Fe Drive
    The Bistro at Tony's Market, 950 Broadway
    Blue Moo'd Lounge, 5950 South Platte Canyon Drive, Littleton
    Blue Rox Grill, 9271 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree
    Bombay Bowl, 12023 East Arapahoe Road, Centennial 
    Boney's Barbeque, 1555 Champa Street
    Boulder Drafthouse, 2027 13th Street, Boulder 
    Brio Tuscan Grille, 2500 East First Avenue
    Buckin' Harleys, 1451 Cortez Street
    Buffalo Wild Wings, 15570 West 64th Avenue, Arvada
    Burrito King, 5677 South Himalaya Street, Aurora
    CY Steak, 1222 Glenarm Place
    Cafe Colorado, 287 Columbine Street
    Cafe Options, 1650 Curtis Street
    Can Tho Pho, 1036 South Federal Boulevard 
    Casselman's Bar & Venue, 2620 Walnut Street
    Chasers, 11964 Washington Street, Northglenn
    Cheba Hut, 1531 Champa Street
    Cheddars, 15775 East Briarwood Circle, Aurora
    Chile Verde, 3700 Navajo Street
    Choppers Custom Salad Works, 5302 DTC Boulevard, Greenwood Village
    Cielito Lindo, 4401 Tejon Street
    Cilantro Fusion, 1531 Stout Street
    Circle, 1035 Pearl Street, Boulder
    Club Level Sports Bar, 1885 West 120th Avenue, Westminster
    Colore Pizza Moderna, 2700 South Broadway
    Colt & Gray, 1553 Platte Street
    Confections, 609 East 13th Avenue
    Den Deli & Seafood Market, 1501 South Pearl Street
    Denver ChopHouse, Concourse A, DIA
    Denver Pizza Company, 309 West 11th Avenue
    Des Des, 7401 East Colfax Avenue
    Diego Zhang's, Streets of Southglenn, Centennial
    Doghouse Tavern, 3100 South Sheridan Boulevard
    Dragonfly Asian Bistro, 6790 South Cornerstar Way, Aurora
    The Drink, 1320 15th Street
    Earls, 201 Columbine
    El Senor Sol, 8236 South Holly, Centennial
    Empanada Express Grill, 2600 East Street, Golden
    Ernie's Bar and Pizza, 2915 West 44th Avenue
    Fidel's, 12 East 11th Avenue 
    Firehouse Subs, 10600 Grant Street in Thornton
    Fogo de Chao, 1513 Wynkoop Street
    The Front Page, 7700 East Colfax Avenue
    Full Belly, 2779 Iris Street, Boulder
    GB Fish & Chips, 2175 Sheridan Boulevard 
    Ganja Gourmet, 1810 South Broadway
    Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 1100 Sergeant Jon Stiles Drive, Highlands Ranch
    Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 8225 South Chester, Englewood
    Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 8246 West Bowles Avenue
    Gaspare's Italian Diner/Gaspare's Bakery, 11020 South Pikes Peak Drive, Parker
    Gelato Spot, 607 East 13th Avenue
    Giovanni's Italian Cafe, 3355 South Yarrow, Lakewood
    Greeks Gone Wild, 2039 South University Boulevard
    Hana Matsuri, 2821 West 120th Avenue, Westminster
    Happy, 835 Walnut Street, Boulder
    Heaven Star, 7600 West 120th Avenue, Broomfield
    Hi*Rise, 2162 Larimer Street
    Home, Streets of Southglenn, 6911 South University Boulevard, Centennial
    House, 4363 Tennyson Street
    Houston's, 303 Josephine Street
    Hutch & Spoon, 3090 Larimer Street
    IceHouse Tavern, 1801 Wynkoop Street
    Illegal Pete's, 1744 East Evans Avenue
    Interstate Kitchen & Bar, 901 West Tenth Avenue
    Jack-N-Grill, 2630 West Belleview Avenue, Littleton
    Jimmy John's, 331 East Alameda Avenue
    Kaos,1439 South Pearl Street
    Katie Mullen's,1550 Court Place 
    La Brisa, 375 South Pearl Street
    Lakeside Waffles, 4335 West 44th Avenue 
    Larimer Hot House, 2810 Larimer Street
    Larkburger, 2525 Arapahoe, Boulder
    Lenny's Sub Shop, 726 Lincoln Street 
    Leobardo's Taco Shop, 825 South Federal Boulevard
    The Living Room, 1055 Broadway
    Lizard's, 1920 Blake Street 
    The Lobby American Grille, 2191 Arapahoe Street
    LoHi Steakbar, 3200 Tejon Street
    Los Carboncitos, 15210 East Sixth Avenue
    Mamma Mia, 9008 West 88th Avenue, Westminster
    Mangiamo Pronto!, 1601 17th Street
    Marmalade, 2796 South Broadway 
    Mary Jane's Pizza, 2013 West 32nd Avenue
    Mellow Mushroom, the Streets of Southglenn, Centennial
    miniBAR, 2623 East Second Avenue
    Modmarket, 1600 28th Street, Boulder
    My Pizza Peel, 1645 Stout Street
    Noodles & Company, 1737 East Evans Avenue
    Oak Tavern, 1416 Market Street 
    Oasis Bar & Grill, 1523 Market Street
    Olivea, 719 East 17th Avenue
    Ondo's, 250 Steele Street
    Organixx,1520 Blake Street 
    Oskar Blues Home Made Liquids and Solids,1555 South Hover Street, Longmont
    The Oven, 6955 East York Street, Littleton
    Park Burger, 1890 South Pearl Street
    Patsy's Pizza, 3651 Navajo Street
    Perky Cups, 12101 East Iliff Avenue, Aurora
    Pho-Yo, 2179 South Parker Road, Aurora
    Pho Bowlevard Vietnamese Grill, 5950 South Platte Canyon Road, Littleton
    Pho Fusion, 4802 West 38th Avenue
    Pho on 6th, 1312 East Sixth Avenue
    Pico de Gallo, 2925 West 38th Avenue
    Pizza Republica, 5375 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village
    Presto Pizza Buffet, 500 East Hampden Avenue, Englewood
    Prickly Pete's, 5151 Leetsdale Drive
    Primebar, 1515 Arapahoe Street
    Rack & Rye, 1320 15th Street
    Rackhouse Pub, 200 South Kalamath Street
    Rib House, 1801 13th Street, Boulder
    Rooster & Moon Coffee Pub, 955 Bannock Street
    SALT Bistro, 1047 Pearl Street, Boulder
    Saigon Landing, 6585 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Greenwood Village
    Saj Mediterranean Grill, Streets of Southglenn, Centennial
    Shanahan's, 5085 South Syracuse Street
    The Salad Bowl, 4086 South Parker Road, Aurora
    Sam Taylor's BBQ Xpress, 4666 South Yosemite, Greenwood Village
    Santiago's XII, 2505 Federal Boulevard
    Simm's Steakhouse, 11911 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood
    Sketch, 101 Broadway
    SkyBox Lounge at Stadium 14, Streets of SouthGlenn, Centennial
    Smashburger, 832 East 120th Street, Thornton
    Smashburger, 2630 South Parker Road, Aurora
    Snarf's, 1101 East 11th Avenue
    Snooze, 700 Colorado Boulevard
    The SportsBook, 1434 Blake Street
    Squeaky Bean, 3301 Tejon Street
    Sweet Action, 52 Broadway
    TAG, 1441 Larimer Street
    Tacos Rapidos, 2345 West Alameda Avenue
    Thai Chili 16221 East 40th Avenue
    Tilted Kilt, 1201 16th Street
    Toast, 222 Columbine Street
    Tonti's, 2120 South Broadway
    Tosh's Cantina, 8101 East Belleview Avenue
    Trattoria Stella, 3201 East Colfax Avenue 
    Twisted Olive, 8270 East Northfield Boulevard
    Udi's, 7600 Grandview Boulevard, Arvada
    Upslope Brewing Company Tap Room, 1501 Lee Hill Road, Boulder
    Urban Sombrero Bar and Grill, 16221 East 40th Avenue 
    Vert Kitchen, 704 South Pearl Street
    Vina Pho and Grill, 2045 Sheridan Boulevard
    Yanni's, 5425 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village
    ZanZBar Billiards, 2046 Larimer Street 
    ZPizza, 4940 South Yosemite, Greenwood Village
    Next: Closings
GB Fish & Chips expanded from Broadway to Sloan's Lake
RESTAURANTS THAT OPENED IN 2009 Eateries that opened last year ran from A -- among them, Robert Thompson's Argyll, which got a rave from Jason Sheehan -- to Z, with ZanZBar opening December 1 in the former Market Central space. 9th Avenue Grill, 900 Jersey Street A Taste of Mexico, 880 Happy Canyon Road, Castle Rock Aboba, 5810 West Alameda Avenue Archive Room, 5601 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada Argyll, 2700 East Third Avenue Arugula, 2785 Iris Street, Boulder Arvada Tavern, 5707 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada Baker Street Pub, 2831 West 120th Avenue, Westminster Barking Goat, 363 Village Square, Castle Rock Beaver Dam, 7545 East Iliff Avenue Belemonti's Pizzeria, 644 Santa Fe Drive The Bistro at Tony's Market, 950 Broadway Blue Moo'd Lounge, 5950 South Platte Canyon Drive, Littleton Blue Rox Grill, 9271 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree Bombay Bowl, 12023 East Arapahoe Road, Centennial Boney's Barbeque, 1555 Champa Street Boulder Drafthouse, 2027 13th Street, Boulder Brio Tuscan Grille, 2500 East First Avenue Buckin' Harleys, 1451 Cortez Street Buffalo Wild Wings, 15570 West 64th Avenue, Arvada Burrito King, 5677 South Himalaya Street, Aurora CY Steak, 1222 Glenarm Place Cafe Colorado, 287 Columbine Street Cafe Options, 1650 Curtis Street Can Tho Pho, 1036 South Federal Boulevard Casselman's Bar & Venue, 2620 Walnut Street Chasers, 11964 Washington Street, Northglenn Cheba Hut, 1531 Champa Street Cheddars, 15775 East Briarwood Circle, Aurora Chile Verde, 3700 Navajo Street Choppers Custom Salad Works, 5302 DTC Boulevard, Greenwood Village Cielito Lindo, 4401 Tejon Street Cilantro Fusion, 1531 Stout Street Circle, 1035 Pearl Street, Boulder Club Level Sports Bar, 1885 West 120th Avenue, Westminster Colore Pizza Moderna, 2700 South Broadway Colt & Gray, 1553 Platte Street Confections, 609 East 13th Avenue Den Deli & Seafood Market, 1501 South Pearl Street Denver ChopHouse, Concourse A, DIA Denver Pizza Company, 309 West 11th Avenue Des Des, 7401 East Colfax Avenue Diego Zhang's, Streets of Southglenn, Centennial Doghouse Tavern, 3100 South Sheridan Boulevard Dragonfly Asian Bistro, 6790 South Cornerstar Way, Aurora The Drink, 1320 15th Street Earls, 201 Columbine El Senor Sol, 8236 South Holly, Centennial Empanada Express Grill, 2600 East Street, Golden Ernie's Bar and Pizza, 2915 West 44th Avenue Fidel's, 12 East 11th Avenue Firehouse Subs, 10600 Grant Street in Thornton Fogo de Chao, 1513 Wynkoop Street The Front Page, 7700 East Colfax Avenue Full Belly, 2779 Iris Street, Boulder GB Fish & Chips, 2175 Sheridan Boulevard Ganja Gourmet, 1810 South Broadway Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 1100 Sergeant Jon Stiles Drive, Highlands Ranch Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 8225 South Chester, Englewood Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 8246 West Bowles Avenue Gaspare's Italian Diner/Gaspare's Bakery, 11020 South Pikes Peak Drive, Parker Gelato Spot, 607 East 13th Avenue Giovanni's Italian Cafe, 3355 South Yarrow, Lakewood Greeks Gone Wild, 2039 South University Boulevard Hana Matsuri, 2821 West 120th Avenue, Westminster Happy, 835 Walnut Street, Boulder Heaven Star, 7600 West 120th Avenue, Broomfield Hi*Rise, 2162 Larimer Street Home, Streets of Southglenn, 6911 South University Boulevard, Centennial House, 4363 Tennyson Street Houston's, 303 Josephine Street Hutch & Spoon, 3090 Larimer Street IceHouse Tavern, 1801 Wynkoop Street Illegal Pete's, 1744 East Evans Avenue Interstate Kitchen & Bar, 901 West Tenth Avenue Jack-N-Grill, 2630 West Belleview Avenue, Littleton Jimmy John's, 331 East Alameda Avenue Kaos,1439 South Pearl Street Katie Mullen's,1550 Court Place La Brisa, 375 South Pearl Street Lakeside Waffles, 4335 West 44th Avenue Larimer Hot House, 2810 Larimer Street Larkburger, 2525 Arapahoe, Boulder Lenny's Sub Shop, 726 Lincoln Street Leobardo's Taco Shop, 825 South Federal Boulevard The Living Room, 1055 Broadway Lizard's, 1920 Blake Street The Lobby American Grille, 2191 Arapahoe Street LoHi Steakbar, 3200 Tejon Street Los Carboncitos, 15210 East Sixth Avenue Mamma Mia, 9008 West 88th Avenue, Westminster Mangiamo Pronto!, 1601 17th Street Marmalade, 2796 South Broadway Mary Jane's Pizza, 2013 West 32nd Avenue Mellow Mushroom, the Streets of Southglenn, Centennial miniBAR, 2623 East Second Avenue Modmarket, 1600 28th Street, Boulder My Pizza Peel, 1645 Stout Street Noodles & Company, 1737 East Evans Avenue Oak Tavern, 1416 Market Street Oasis Bar & Grill, 1523 Market Street Olivea, 719 East 17th Avenue Ondo's, 250 Steele Street Organixx,1520 Blake Street Oskar Blues Home Made Liquids and Solids,1555 South Hover Street, Longmont The Oven, 6955 East York Street, Littleton Park Burger, 1890 South Pearl Street Patsy's Pizza, 3651 Navajo Street Perky Cups, 12101 East Iliff Avenue, Aurora Pho-Yo, 2179 South Parker Road, Aurora Pho Bowlevard Vietnamese Grill, 5950 South Platte Canyon Road, Littleton Pho Fusion, 4802 West 38th Avenue Pho on 6th, 1312 East Sixth Avenue Pico de Gallo, 2925 West 38th Avenue Pizza Republica, 5375 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village Presto Pizza Buffet, 500 East Hampden Avenue, Englewood Prickly Pete's, 5151 Leetsdale Drive Primebar, 1515 Arapahoe Street Rack & Rye, 1320 15th Street Rackhouse Pub, 200 South Kalamath Street Rib House, 1801 13th Street, Boulder Rooster & Moon Coffee Pub, 955 Bannock Street SALT Bistro, 1047 Pearl Street, Boulder Saigon Landing, 6585 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Greenwood Village Saj Mediterranean Grill, Streets of Southglenn, Centennial Shanahan's, 5085 South Syracuse Street The Salad Bowl, 4086 South Parker Road, Aurora Sam Taylor's BBQ Xpress, 4666 South Yosemite, Greenwood Village Santiago's XII, 2505 Federal Boulevard Simm's Steakhouse, 11911 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood Sketch, 101 Broadway SkyBox Lounge at Stadium 14, Streets of SouthGlenn, Centennial Smashburger, 832 East 120th Street, Thornton Smashburger, 2630 South Parker Road, Aurora Snarf's, 1101 East 11th Avenue Snooze, 700 Colorado Boulevard The SportsBook, 1434 Blake Street Squeaky Bean, 3301 Tejon Street Sweet Action, 52 Broadway TAG, 1441 Larimer Street Tacos Rapidos, 2345 West Alameda Avenue Thai Chili 16221 East 40th Avenue Tilted Kilt, 1201 16th Street Toast, 222 Columbine Street Tonti's, 2120 South Broadway Tosh's Cantina, 8101 East Belleview Avenue Trattoria Stella, 3201 East Colfax Avenue Twisted Olive, 8270 East Northfield Boulevard Udi's, 7600 Grandview Boulevard, Arvada Upslope Brewing Company Tap Room, 1501 Lee Hill Road, Boulder Urban Sombrero Bar and Grill, 16221 East 40th Avenue Vert Kitchen, 704 South Pearl Street Vina Pho and Grill, 2045 Sheridan Boulevard Yanni's, 5425 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village ZanZBar Billiards, 2046 Larimer Street ZPizza, 4940 South Yosemite, Greenwood Village Next: Closings
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Lori Midson

RESTAURANTS THAT OPENED IN 2009

Eateries that opened last year ran from A -- among them, Robert Thompson's Argyll, which got a rave from Jason Sheehan -- to Z, with ZanZBar opening December 1 in the former Market Central space.

9th Avenue Grill, 900 Jersey Street

A Taste of Mexico, 880 Happy Canyon Road, Castle Rock

Aboba, 5810 West Alameda Avenue

Archive Room, 5601 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada

Argyll, 2700 East Third Avenue

Arugula, 2785 Iris Street, Boulder

Arvada Tavern, 5707 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada

Baker Street Pub, 2831 West 120th Avenue, Westminster

Barking Goat, 363 Village Square, Castle Rock

Beaver Dam, 7545 East Iliff Avenue

Belemonti's Pizzeria, 644 Santa Fe Drive

The Bistro at Tony's Market, 950 Broadway

Blue Moo'd Lounge, 5950 South Platte Canyon Drive, Littleton

Blue Rox Grill, 9271 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree

Bombay Bowl, 12023 East Arapahoe Road, Centennial

Boney's Barbeque, 1555 Champa Street

Boulder Drafthouse, 2027 13th Street, Boulder

Brio Tuscan Grille, 2500 East First Avenue

Buckin' Harleys, 1451 Cortez Street

Buffalo Wild Wings, 15570 West 64th Avenue, Arvada

Burrito King, 5677 South Himalaya Street, Aurora

CY Steak, 1222 Glenarm Place

Cafe Colorado, 287 Columbine Street

Cafe Options, 1650 Curtis Street

Can Tho Pho, 1036 South Federal Boulevard

Casselman's Bar & Venue, 2620 Walnut Street

Chasers, 11964 Washington Street, Northglenn

Cheba Hut, 1531 Champa Street

Cheddars, 15775 East Briarwood Circle, Aurora

Chile Verde, 3700 Navajo Street

Choppers Custom Salad Works, 5302 DTC Boulevard, Greenwood Village

Cielito Lindo, 4401 Tejon Street

Cilantro Fusion, 1531 Stout Street

Circle, 1035 Pearl Street, Boulder

Club Level Sports Bar, 1885 West 120th Avenue, Westminster

Colore Pizza Moderna, 2700 South Broadway

Colt & Gray, 1553 Platte Street

Confections, 609 East 13th Avenue

Den Deli & Seafood Market, 1501 South Pearl Street

Denver ChopHouse, Concourse A, DIA

Denver Pizza Company, 309 West 11th Avenue

Des Des, 7401 East Colfax Avenue

Diego Zhang's, Streets of Southglenn, Centennial

Doghouse Tavern, 3100 South Sheridan Boulevard

Dragonfly Asian Bistro, 6790 South Cornerstar Way, Aurora

The Drink, 1320 15th Street

Earls, 201 Columbine

El Senor Sol, 8236 South Holly, Centennial

Empanada Express Grill, 2600 East Street, Golden

Ernie's Bar and Pizza, 2915 West 44th Avenue

Fidel's, 12 East 11th Avenue

Firehouse Subs, 10600 Grant Street in Thornton

Fogo de Chao, 1513 Wynkoop Street

The Front Page, 7700 East Colfax Avenue

Full Belly, 2779 Iris Street, Boulder

GB Fish & Chips, 2175 Sheridan Boulevard

Ganja Gourmet, 1810 South Broadway

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 1100 Sergeant Jon Stiles Drive, Highlands Ranch

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 8225 South Chester, Englewood

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, 8246 West Bowles Avenue

Gaspare's Italian Diner/Gaspare's Bakery, 11020 South Pikes Peak Drive, Parker

Gelato Spot, 607 East 13th Avenue

Giovanni's Italian Cafe, 3355 South Yarrow, Lakewood

Greeks Gone Wild, 2039 South University Boulevard

Hana Matsuri, 2821 West 120th Avenue, Westminster

Happy, 835 Walnut Street, Boulder

Heaven Star, 7600 West 120th Avenue, Broomfield

Hi*Rise, 2162 Larimer Street

Home, Streets of Southglenn, 6911 South University Boulevard, Centennial

House, 4363 Tennyson Street

Houston's, 303 Josephine Street

Hutch & Spoon, 3090 Larimer Street

IceHouse Tavern, 1801 Wynkoop Street

Illegal Pete's, 1744 East Evans Avenue

Interstate Kitchen & Bar, 901 West Tenth Avenue

Jack-N-Grill, 2630 West Belleview Avenue, Littleton

Jimmy John's, 331 East Alameda Avenue

Kaos,1439 South Pearl Street

Katie Mullen's,1550 Court Place

La Brisa, 375 South Pearl Street

Lakeside Waffles, 4335 West 44th Avenue

Larimer Hot House, 2810 Larimer Street

Larkburger, 2525 Arapahoe, Boulder

Lenny's Sub Shop, 726 Lincoln Street

Leobardo's Taco Shop, 825 South Federal Boulevard

The Living Room, 1055 Broadway

Lizard's, 1920 Blake Street

The Lobby American Grille, 2191 Arapahoe Street

LoHi Steakbar, 3200 Tejon Street

Los Carboncitos, 15210 East Sixth Avenue

Mamma Mia, 9008 West 88th Avenue, Westminster

Mangiamo Pronto!, 1601 17th Street

Marmalade, 2796 South Broadway

Mary Jane's Pizza, 2013 West 32nd Avenue

Mellow Mushroom, the Streets of Southglenn, Centennial

miniBAR, 2623 East Second Avenue

Modmarket, 1600 28th Street, Boulder

My Pizza Peel, 1645 Stout Street

Noodles & Company, 1737 East Evans Avenue

Oak Tavern, 1416 Market Street

Oasis Bar & Grill, 1523 Market Street

Olivea, 719 East 17th Avenue

Ondo's, 250 Steele Street

Organixx,1520 Blake Street

Oskar Blues Home Made Liquids and Solids,1555 South Hover Street, Longmont

The Oven, 6955 East York Street, Littleton

Park Burger, 1890 South Pearl Street

Patsy's Pizza, 3651 Navajo Street

Perky Cups, 12101 East Iliff Avenue, Aurora

Pho-Yo, 2179 South Parker Road, Aurora

Pho Bowlevard Vietnamese Grill, 5950 South Platte Canyon Road, Littleton

Pho Fusion, 4802 West 38th Avenue

Pho on 6th, 1312 East Sixth Avenue

Pico de Gallo, 2925 West 38th Avenue

Pizza Republica, 5375 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village

Presto Pizza Buffet, 500 East Hampden Avenue, Englewood

Prickly Pete's, 5151 Leetsdale Drive

Primebar, 1515 Arapahoe Street

Rack & Rye, 1320 15th Street

Rackhouse Pub, 200 South Kalamath Street

Rib House, 1801 13th Street, Boulder

Rooster & Moon Coffee Pub, 955 Bannock Street

SALT Bistro, 1047 Pearl Street, Boulder

Saigon Landing, 6585 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, Greenwood Village

Saj Mediterranean Grill, Streets of Southglenn, Centennial

Shanahan's, 5085 South Syracuse Street

The Salad Bowl, 4086 South Parker Road, Aurora

Sam Taylor's BBQ Xpress, 4666 South Yosemite, Greenwood Village

Santiago's XII, 2505 Federal Boulevard

Simm's Steakhouse, 11911 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood

Sketch, 101 Broadway

SkyBox Lounge at Stadium 14, Streets of SouthGlenn, Centennial

Smashburger, 832 East 120th Street, Thornton

Smashburger, 2630 South Parker Road, Aurora

Snarf's, 1101 East 11th Avenue

Snooze, 700 Colorado Boulevard

The SportsBook, 1434 Blake Street

Squeaky Bean, 3301 Tejon Street

Sweet Action, 52 Broadway

TAG, 1441 Larimer Street

Tacos Rapidos, 2345 West Alameda Avenue

Thai Chili 16221 East 40th Avenue

Tilted Kilt, 1201 16th Street

Toast, 222 Columbine Street

Tonti's, 2120 South Broadway

Tosh's Cantina, 8101 East Belleview Avenue

Trattoria Stella, 3201 East Colfax Avenue

Twisted Olive, 8270 East Northfield Boulevard

Udi's, 7600 Grandview Boulevard, Arvada

Upslope Brewing Company Tap Room, 1501 Lee Hill Road, Boulder

Urban Sombrero Bar and Grill, 16221 East 40th Avenue

Vert Kitchen, 704 South Pearl Street

Vina Pho and Grill, 2045 Sheridan Boulevard

Yanni's, 5425 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village

ZanZBar Billiards, 2046 Larimer Street

ZPizza, 4940 South Yosemite, Greenwood Village

Next: Closings

Bump & Grind was bumped from the scene.
Bump & Grind was bumped from the scene.

RESTAURANTS THAT CLOSED IN 2009

The eateries that closed in 2009 also ran the gamut from A (Aix) to Z (the downtown Zaidy's, which turned into the bizarre Zaidy's Fusion Grill before disappearing altogether).

Aix, 719 East 17th Avenue

Alto, 1320 15th Street

Auld Dubliner, 2796 South Broadway

Bimbamboo, 1710 Pearl Street, Boulder

Blackberries Bar & Grill, 3090 Downing Street

The Border, 2014 South University Boulevard

Brandon's Pub, 955 Lincoln Street

Buenos Aires Grill, 2919 Arapahoe Street

Bump & Grind Cafe, 439 East 17th Avenue

Cafe Etoile, 375 South Pearl Street

Cebiche, 2257 West 32nd Avenue

Chapter Two BBQ and Grill, 2260 South Quebec Street

Chedd's Gourmet Grilled Cheese, 1906 Pearl Street

Chedd's Gourmet Grilled Cheese, 8966 West Bowles Avenue, Littleton

Chez Jose, 3027 East Second Avenue

Chopsticks & Sushi, 1630 Welton Street

Colorado Burgers, 4930 South Yosemite Street, Englewood

Clancy's Irish Pub, 10117 West 37th Place, Wheat Ridge

ESPN Zone, 1187 16th Street

Emily's Gourmet-To-Go, 1543 Champa Street

Gelazzi, Larimer Square

Gemelli's, 4363 Tennyson Street

Grazzi Grazio Italian Grill & Bar, 9271 Park Meadows Drive, Park Meadows

Grilled Skewer Vietnamese, 890 South Monaco Parkway

Ha Noi Pho, 1036 Federal Boulevard

Hospoda, 3763 Wynkoop Street

Jet South, 8000 East Belleview, Greenwood Village

Juicy Lucy's, 250 Josephine Street

Macaroni Grill, 2500 East First Avenue

Maxwell's, 7340 South Clinton Street, Englewood

Meltz, 4335 West 44th Avenue

Mojitos, 1120 East Sixth Avenue

Mr. Coco's, 925 Lincoln Street

Nine75, 975 Lincoln Street

Nosh, 1439 South Pearl Street

Old School Burgers, 901 West Hampden Avenue

Old School Burgers, 3995 North Lewiston Way

Otto's Cantina, 16221 East 40th Avenue

Otto's Cantina, 18366 Lincoln Avenue, Parker

P.B. Loco Cafe, Southlands

Pho 99, 2200 West Alameda Avenue

Pho Hoa, 1824 South Sheridan Boulevard

Pizzeria Mundo, 1312 17th Street

Pizzicato Gourmet Pizza, 1300 Pennsylvania Street

Pulcinella, 1800 Lawrence Street

Red Room, 320 East Colfax Avenue

Rib Shack, 4736 East Colfax Avenue

Ristras, 11961 Bradburn Boulevard, Westminster

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, 1445 Market Street

San Lorenzo Ristorante, 2500 East Orchard Road, Greenwood Village

Santoro's Brick Oven Pizza, 9500 Heritage Hills Circle, Lone Tree

Santor's Brick Oven Pizza, 151 West Mineral, Littleton

Sengers on the Fax, 3014 East Colfax Avenue

Senor Rita's, 5007 East Colfax Avenue

Sisters Pizza and Mussels, 2255 Sheridan Boulevard

Spud Brothers, 2010 10th Street, Boulder

Squealing Pig, 2700 East Third Avenue

Stage 2, 2729 Welton Street

Sunflower, 1701 Pearl Street, Boulder

(212) Cafe, 1710 Sherman Street

Theorie, 1920 Market Street

Tosh's Cantina, 8101 East Belleview Avenue

Trail Dust Steak House, 7101 South Clinton Street, Centennial

Treo, 9070 Maximus Drive, Lone Tree

Vella's, 3000 South Federal Boulevard

Next: Restaurants that opened and closed, restaurants that moved

RESTAURANTS THAT OPENED AND CLOSED IN 2009

Some eateries closed their doors within weeks of opening them in 2009.

BB O'Reilley's,1500 West Littleton Boulevard, Littleton

Fresko, 5062 South Syracuse Street

Garhing, 1048 South Federal Boulevard

Johnie's Bar-B-Que, 5280 West 25th Avenue, Edgewater

Mark & Isabella, 425 South Teller Street, Lakewood

Otto's Grill, 2200 Market Street

Samba Brazil, 5075 Leetsdale Drive

South Broadway Grill, 2200 South Broadway

XO at the Jet Hotel, 1612 Wazee Street

Zaidy's Fusion Grill,1512 Larimer Street

RESTAURANTS THAT MOVED IN 2009

And others finally decided to leave their homes of many years (25, in the case of the Egg Shell) for better space.

3 Sons, 14805 West 64th Avenue, Arvada (moved from 2915 West 44th Avenue)

Chopsticks China Bistro, 5117 South Yosemite Street, Greenwood Village (moved from 2990 West Mississippi Avenue)

Common Grounds, 1550 17th Street (moved from 1601 17th Street)

Egg Shell, 235 Fillmore Street (moved from 300 Josephine Street)

India's Restaurant, now at 7400 East Hampden Avenue (moved from 3333 South Tamarac Drive)

V.G. Burgers, 1650 Broadway, Boulder (moved from 3267 28th Street, Boulder)


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