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Encore on Colfax - Closed

2550 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80206
Critics' Pick


  • Sun 10am-2:30pm, Mon-Thu 11:30am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-11pm
  • $$$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible
  • Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Garage Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
Housed in a corner of the one-time Lowenstein Theatre, Encore Restaurant features a beautiful long bar stretching out below crystal chandeliers; a crowd composed of families, yuppies and culture vultures who've wandered over from Tattered Cover and Twist & Shout; and a talented kitchen turning out a solid, New American menu of both jump-started comfort food and ethnic translations. The french fries are the best in town.

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  • Photos: Sunday's farewell brunch at Encore was an encore performance
    Monday, April 23, 2012 at 10:35 a.m. by Lori Midson

    At 10 a.m. on Sunday, when Encore, Paul Reilly's "country club" restaurant on East Colfax, opened its doors for the final time, ninety people were already standing in line to get a seat...and that was just the start of the ambush. "...

  • Reader: Encore deserves an encore
    Monday, April 23, 2012 at 6:53 a.m. by Patricia Calhoun

    The big news on the Denver dining scene last week was the sudden shuttering of Encore, the restaurant that's been part of the Lowenstein complex -- the restaurant occupies the original lobby of the theater -- since that project debu...

  • Encore on Colfax will close Sunday
    Friday, April 20, 2012 at 10:26 a.m. by Laura Shunk

    We've had some spectacular dishes at Encore on Colfax since it opened in 2008, and the restaurant recently landed our award for Best Brunch in Best of Denver 2012, thanks to chef-owner Paul Reilly's deft skill behind the burners. Sa...

  • Foodography: A food porn voyage of Chefs Up Front
    Monday, March 26, 2012 at 12:15 p.m. by Lori Midson

    Colorado chefs cook their asses off -- not just in their respective restaurants but at culinary events all over the city, and last night was no exception, as thirty chefs from Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs convened at the Col...

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