Openings and Closings

Every Restaurant and Bar Opening and Closing for the First Week of 2019

Kuni Denver is now open at 2752 Welton Street.
Kuni Denver is now open at 2752 Welton Street. Mark Antonation
Yes, we're in the midst of a government shutdown, but that doesn't seem to be affecting the restaurant industry; new bars and eateries just keep opening. Esters at Oneida Park, the second location of the always-packed Esters Neighborhood Pub in Virginia Village, is now serving pizza and beer in Park Hill. This weekend, the new location will also launch brunch service.

Also adding to its numbers is the 1up Arcade Bar, which just gave Greenwood Village a new reason to go out at night. This is the third in the 1up family, after the LoDo original and the second act on Colfax Avenue.

Here's our list of bar and restaurant openings and closings for the week of December 31, 2018, through January 6, 2019, plus links to our original coverage:

Restaurants and Bars Opening This Week*
The 1up Arcade Bar — Greenwood, 6864 South Clinton Court,Greenwood Village
Esters at Oneida Park, 2201 Oneida Street
Hazel Art Bar, 1581 South Pearl Street
The Knotty Neighbor, 1618 East 17th Avenue
Kuni Denver, 2752 Welton Street
Savory Vietnam Pho & Grill, 2200 West Alameda Avenue

Restaurants and Bars Changing Names This Week*
AJ's Pit Bar-B-Q (from BBQ Supply Co.), 2180 South Delaware Street
Rolls by Chubby Cattle (from Chubby Cattle), 2 Broadway

Restaurants and Bars Closing This Week*
Cantina Laredo, 1040 15th Street
King's Land Seafood Restaurant, 2200 West Alameda Avenue
Lost Highway Brewing, 12741 East Caley Avenue, Centennial
Ted's Montana Grill, 1701 Pearl Street, Boulder

*Or earlier, and not previously reported.

Keep reading for more of our coverage of openings and closings.
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Mark Antonation is the former Westword Food & Drink Editor. In 2018, he was named Outstanding Media Professional by the Colorado Restaurant Association; he's now with the Colorado Restaurant Foundation.
Contact: Mark Antonation