Atelier by Radex

2011 E. 17th Ave.
Denver, CO 80206
720-379-5556
Critics' Pick
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Atelier by Radex +

Danielle Lirette

Details

  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Metered Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
For a chef who's been in the restaurant business as long as he has, Radek Cerny still manages to bring a sense of fun and whimsy to some seriously French cuisine. Papillon, for example, was a smash hit in Cherry Creek before many of today's hot young culinary stars had tasted their first frites. The chef returned to Denver in 2017 after years of serving dinner in Boulder, putting Atelier in the original Il Posto location in the Uptown neighborhood. Here you can luxuriate in rotating classics like duck rillettes, escargot, foie gras and lobster, but Cerny also has a way with such Western favorites as elk (look for wapiti on the menu), Alaskan salmon and bison short ribs. Be sure to bring a few extra bucks for a bottle of wine; the list here is dazzling, and the food is built to match with the best of Burgundy and Bordeaux.

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