Two decades ago, Simms Landing was still a dining destination, because the view overlooking Denver was so spectacular you could almost ignore how mediocre the food was becoming. (That view even rated a few pre-web archive Best of Denver awards.) And in the intervening years, the place was still packed on special occasions, with cars lining the frontage road along Sixth Avenue on Mother's Day.
The most notable sight these days has been the big banner announcing that Simms is being repackaged as Simms Steakhouse. big banner announcing that Simms is being repackaged as Simms Steakhouse.The result will be unveiled today, when the Texas-based PR outfit (Simms is owned by Landry's) promises us that "Denver's premier landmark restaurant known for its famous view" will reopen with "a fresh new look and totally new menu."
Quick: Before Simms Steakhouse opens its doors, what was in this space before Simms Landing?