After more than two years of construction, Tres Chiles finally opened on Tennyson Street this week. The Mexican restaurant has slowly been taking shape from what was once a two-story brick home. Across town, Mario's Ocean Club took only two months to get the doors open in the former home of Chowder Room on South Broadway. While the menu is almost entirely the work of owner Mario Vega, a nod to the previous tenant can be found in the clam chowder, the original recipe from Chowder Room's chef, Matt Stein.
Here's a complete list of of all the restaurant openings and closings for the week of May 21, 2018, plus links to our original coverage.
Restaurants and Bars Opening This Week*
Acova, 3651 Navajo Street
Cafe UR Way, 10941 East Colfax Avenue
The Draft Tavern, 4990 Ward Road, Wheat Ridge
Emmalee House, 3500 Morrison Road
HighSide Brewing, 720 Main Street, Frisco
Mario's Ocean Club, 560 South Broadway
Tres Chiles, 3900 Tennyson Street
Restaurants and Bars Closing This Week*
CY Steak, 1222 Glenarm Place
FanDraught Sports Brewery, 19340 Cottonwood Drive, Parker
Night Hawk Brewery (Sunday), 2780 Industrial Lane, Broomfield
Roostercat Coffee House, 1045 Lincoln Street
Tom's Urban, 1460 Larimer Street
The Walrus Saloon, 1911 11th Street, Boulder
*Or earlier, and not previously reported.
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There have been so many openings over the past few months, you probably haven't been able to keep track of them all. And with warm weather finally settling in along the Front Range, you're probably looking for some great new spots where you can enjoy eats and drinks outdoors.
This is the perfect weekend to try out some of the rooftop bars, decks and outdoor dining areas on our list of the ten best new bar and restaurant patios. Have a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend!
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