Openings and Closings

Every Restaurant and Bar Opening and Closing This Week

La Loteria is now in full swing on Broadway.
La Loteria is now in full swing on Broadway. Mark Antonation
Coffee expert Muluye Hailemariam originally planned to open Kabod Coffee at Denver International Airport's Great Hall, but with construction delays preventing businesses from opening, she changed flight plans and landed at Northfield Stapleton instead. Kabod is now serving coffee imported straight from independently owned Ethiopian coffee farms.

In the Baker neighborhood, La Loteria, which just opened at the end of August at 42 South Broadway, had initially planned to serve lunch and dinner. Lunch was a little slow in coming, but the taqueria is now in full swing, with a big menu of tacos, tortas and other Mexican street fare from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.

Here's our complete list of restaurant and bar openings and closings from September 9 to 15, 2019, plus links to coverage of current and upcoming activity:

Restaurants and Bars Opening This Week*
Kabod Coffee, 9165 East Northfield Boulevard
Le Bilboquet, 299 St. Paul Street
Locust Cider & Brewing Co., 5446 Conestoga Court, Boulder
Smokehouse17, 1612 East 17th Avenue
SurMesa Taqueria (inside Tributary Food Hall), 701 12th Street, Golden
Urban Putt, 1201 18th Street


Restaurants and Bars Closing This Week*
Moe's Broadway Bagel, 918 16th Street

*Or earlier, and not previously reported.

click to enlarge FB Concepts does chicken sandwiches, bao buns and more. - MARK ANTONATION
FB Concepts does chicken sandwiches, bao buns and more.
Mark Antonation
"New at Mile High: Biker Jim's, Bonanno, GQue...and 505 Chile?"

click to enlarge Concourse is closing to make way for a second ChoLon. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Concourse is closing to make way for a second ChoLon.
Danielle Lirette
"Concourse to Close in Stapleton, Will Reopen as Second ChoLon"


click to enlarge Smokehouse 17 is now open on East 17th Avenue. - MARK ANTONATION
Smokehouse 17 is now open on East 17th Avenue.
Mark Antonation
"Barbecue Comes to Uptown From a Familiar Restaurateur"

click to enlarge Tributary Food Hall opened on August 2, 2019. - MARK ANTONATION
Tributary Food Hall opened on August 2, 2019.
Mark Antonation
"One Tributary Eatery Plans Expansion, Another Opens Today"

click to enlarge COURTESY META ASIAN KITCHEN
Courtesy Meta Asian Kitchen
"Meta Asian Kitchen Will Replace Chicken Rebel at Avanti F&B"

Have you spotted any openings or closings that aren't on our list? Let us know in the comments, or send us an email at [email protected].
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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