Time to Bring Out Your Best for the 2019 Best of Denver Readers' Poll!

The Best New Restaurant winner in the Best of Denver 2018.
The Best New Restaurant winner in the Best of Denver 2018.
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It's time to bring out your best! On March 28, we'll publish our 35th-anniversary edition of the Best of Denver, our annual celebration of everything we love about the Mile High City. Over the years, we've honored thousands of people and places (especially restaurants!) around town, and next month we'll honor hundreds more.

But first we need your help. Many of the final categories in the Best of Denver will include readers' choices as well as editors' picks. Our Best of Denver 2019 Readers' Poll is now live, and you can vote in 75 Food & Drink categories, sharing everything from your favorite sushi spot to your favorite steakhouse to your favorite Southern restaurant.

We're also looking for your thoughts on the Best "Old Denver" Restaurant, as well as the Best New Restaurant to open in metro Denver in 2018. Last year's Best New Restaurant was Tavernetta, and there are plenty of contenders this time, too. (In December, we served up a taste of twelve of the best new restaurants in 2018; for a more comprehensive look at what opened last year, see our Restaurant Roll Call for 2018.)

The deadline to vote is 9 a.m. March 20; the Best of Denver 2019 will hit the streets (and the web) on Thursday, March 28.

Hungry to share your favorites? Go to our Best of Denver 2018 Readers' Poll now!

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