Twelve Great Denver Neighborhood Bars Where You Can Wet Your Whistle This Weekend

Every neighborhood needs a bar like Don's.EXPAND
Every neighborhood needs a bar like Don's.
Westword

Sarah McGill has been stopping in at neighborhood bars all over town for the past three months because, yes, she likes a good drink, but she also wants to help Denverites new and old navigate their way to some fine establishments — many of which have served their neighbors good cheer for decades. From tiny Jefferson Park to stretches of Colfax Avenue, here are a dozen neighborhood bars you can check out this weekend, with links to McGill's pub profile.

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Jefferson Park Pub, on Eliot Street in the neighborhood bearing the same name, is one of the main attractions on a block that also houses a coffee shop and a Sexy Pizza.EXPAND
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Jefferson Park Pub: A Neighborhood Bar in a Neighborhood You Never Knew Existed

The Watering Bowl is a great place to hang out with both dog and human friends.
The Watering Bowl is a great place to hang out with both dog and human friends.
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Named for its location on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Elm Street, the Elm is a local spot for the Mayfair and Park Hill neighborhoods in east Denver.EXPAND
Named for its location on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Elm Street, the Elm is a local spot for the Mayfair and Park Hill neighborhoods in east Denver.
Sarah McGill

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Ringing the buzzer inside the snug to get a drink, like an old Irish lady.
Ringing the buzzer inside the snug to get a drink, like an old Irish lady.
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Say "Cheers!" to your neighbors at Govnr's Park.
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Jake's Sports & Spirits Earns a Mile High Salute.
Jake's Sports & Spirits Earns a Mile High Salute.
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Whether you call it Don's Mixed Drinks or Don's Club Tavern, this is one of Denver's favorite dive bars.EXPAND
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The Satire's sign has been glowing for over five decades.
The Satire's sign has been glowing for over five decades.
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Kinga's Lounge doesn't lack Polish.
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Don's Club Tavern

723 E. 6th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203

www.donsclubtavern.com

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William's Tavern

421-423 E. 17th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203

303-861-9813

www.williamstavern.com

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Shelby's Bar & Grill

519 18th St.
Denver, CO 80202

303-295-9597

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Jefferson Park Pub
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The Watering Bowl

5411 Leetsdale Dr.
Denver, CO 80246

720-441-2695

www.denverwateringbowl.com

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The Elm

5001 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80220

303-336-5763

www.theelmdenver.com

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The Irish Snug

1201 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80218

303-839-1394

www.irishsnug.com

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Govnr's Park Restaurant & Tavern

672 Logan St.
Denver, CO 80203

303-831-8605

www.govnrspark.com

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Interstate Kitchen & Bar
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Jake's Sports & Spirits

3800 Walnut St.
Denver, CO 80205

303-295-3800

www.jakesdenver.com

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Kinga's Lounge

1509 Marion St.
Denver, CO 80218

303-830-6922

www.kingaslounge.com

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Pete's Satire Restaurant and Lounge

1920 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80206

303-322-2227

www.petesrestaurants.com


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