Several new brewpubs rolled out this month, as well as the Lowry Beer Garden -- and there are many more beery spots brewing. But the gang isn't all beer: Last month saw dozens of other eateries open, which specialize in everything from upscale street tacos to vegan tamales to breakfasts to burgers...lots of burgers.
Here's our restaurant roll call for May:
RESTAURANTS/VENUES OPENING IN MAY*: Aoba, 1520 Blake Street Atomic Tamale, 1450 Carr Street, Lakewood Big Choice Brewing Co., 7270 West 118th Place, Broomfield Boom Yogurt Bar, 200 Quebec Street Caution: Taproom, 12445 East 39th Avenue Charlie's Ice Cream Social, 3559 West 44th Avenue City Star Brewing, 321 Mountain Avenue, Berthoud DiFranco's, 955 Lincoln Street Dive Inn, 1380 South Broadway Street Dragon Palace, 2040 South Havana Street, Aurora Echo Brewing, 5969 Iris Parkway, Unit C, Firestone Elevation Beer Co., 115 Pahlone, Poncha Springs Five Star Burgers, 555 Broadway Gumbo's Louisiana Style Cafe, 1033 East 17th Avenue H Burger Co, 1710 Pearl Street, Boulder Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar, 1299 Washington Avenue, Golden La Revolucion Taqueria y Cantina, 701 Main Street, Louisville Lowry Beer Garden, 7577 East Academy Boulevard Masala Xpress, 14200 E. Alameda Avenue in Aurora Miller's Grille, 103 South Public Road, Lafayette Pho OK, 890 South Monaco Parkway PizzaDoodle, 6830 South University Boulevard, Centennial Sassafras American Eatery, 2637 West 26th Avenue Steak 'n Shake, 3502 River Point Parkway, Sheridan Sushi Hana, 1220 Pennsylvania Avenue, Boulder 3 Monkeys Cantina, 1294 South Broadway Twin Peaks, 299 E. Flatiron Crossing Drive, Broomfield T|aco, 1175 Walnut Street, Boulder
RESTAURANTS REOPENING IN MAY Charlie Palmer's District Tavern, 1631 Wazee Street (formerly District Meats; changed name and concept) Gold Hill Inn , 401 Main Street, Gold Hill (reopened for season) Highlands Garden, 3827 West 32nd Avenue (reopened May 30 after a several-month break) Level 3 , Four Seasons, 1111 14th Street (pool-level bar reopened for season)
RESTAURANTS CLOSED FOR REMODELING Wazee Supper Club (slated to reopen next week)
RESTAURANTS/VENUES CLOSING IN MAY*: Al Bae Nae Korean Restaurant, 2040 Havana Street The Filling Station, 3507 Brighton Boulevard Hapa Sushi, 1220 Pennsylvania Avenue, Boulder La Brisa, 375 South Pearl Street TD's Dogs, 1530 Blake Street Tutti, 103 South Public Road, Lafayette
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*Or earlier, and not mentioned in a previous roll call.
What did we miss? Post any info in the comments section below. And see our Restaurant roll call for April here.