Openings and Closings

Every Restaurant and Bar Opening and Closing This Week

Arepas are in your future, if you're smart.
Arepas are in your future, if you're smart. Danielle Lirette
This was a fairly quiet week for restaurant openings and closings around town. On Havana Street, Menya Ramen & Poke continued its expansion with its fifth location in metro Denver (the company also has one in Colorado Springs). In the same Havana Street shopping center, a Korean Pub called Thank Sool Pocha also opened; fans of Funny Plus and DMZ Pub should give this one a try.

As a bonus for 4/20 participants, Quiero Arepas is holding its grand opening from 3 to 9 p.m. at its new South Pearl Street restaurant (the former home of Makan Malaysian). Here's our complete list of openings and closings for the week of April 15-21, plus links to our original coverage of current and upcoming activity:

Restaurants Opening This Week*
Quiero Arepas, 1859 South Pearl Street
Sushi Kai, 682 South Colorado Boulevard
Menya Ramen & Poke, 2222 South Havana Street
Thank Sool Pocha K Pub, 2222 South Havana Street

Restaurants Closing This Week*
Bombay Clay Oven, 165 Steele Street


*Or earlier, and not previously reported.

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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.
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