Openings and Closings

Every Restaurant and Bar Opening and Closing This Week

Stop in at the Midwestern Saloon for a last Juicy Lucy, tots and cheese curds.
Stop in at the Midwestern Saloon for a last Juicy Lucy, tots and cheese curds. Linnea Covington
Two comfort-food destinations are closing this weekend on opposite sides of town. The Berkshire is cooking up its last porky brunch on Sunday, February 2, after twelve years serving the Stapleton neighborhood. And the Midwestern Saloon is shutting its doors later that night in Berkeley. If you time things right, you could say farewell to both by doing a bacon flight at the Berkshire and grabbing a final basket of cheese curds at the Midwestern, all without missing the first Super Bowl commercial.

Here's our complete list of restaurants and bars opening and closing this week, plus links to our coverage of current and upcoming activity:

Restaurants and Bars Opening This Week*
Campus Lounge, 701 South University Boulevard
Prelude & Post, 1335 Curtis Street
Su Taco (formerly Ignite), 2124 Larimer Street

Restaurants and Bars Closing this Week*
The Berkshire (Sunday), 7352 East 29th Avenue
Midwestern Saloon (Sunday), 3961 Tennyson Street


*Or earlier, and not previously reported.

click to enlarge Hot chicken and other Southern fare will soon be landing at Avanti Food & Beverage. - COURTESY AVANTI FOOD & BEVERAGE
Hot chicken and other Southern fare will soon be landing at Avanti Food & Beverage.
Courtesy Avanti Food & Beverage
"Avanti Attracts Southern Chef and His Hot Chicken"

click to enlarge The beer garden won't be reopening this spring at Blind Faith Brewing. - COURTESY OF BLIND FAITH BREWING
The beer garden won't be reopening this spring at Blind Faith Brewing.
Courtesy of Blind Faith Brewing
"Littleton's Blind Faith Brewing Will Close Next Month"

click to enlarge Deep Roots owners (left to right) Steve Walters, Teara Walters and Carol Ann Edenburn. - KRISTA KAFER
Deep Roots owners (left to right) Steve Walters, Teara Walters and Carol Ann Edenburn.
Krista Kafer
"Deep Roots Winery Sprouts New RiNo Location"

click to enlarge The Campus Lounge looks the same from the outside but holds surprises inside. - MARK ANTONATION
The Campus Lounge looks the same from the outside but holds surprises inside.
Mark Antonation
"Campus Lounge Reopens This Week Under New Owners"

The Midwestern Saloon will close on Sunday, February 2. - LINNEA COVINGTON
The Midwestern Saloon will close on Sunday, February 2.
Linnea Covington
"Midwestern Saloon to Close Amid Tennyson Street Changes"

Do you know of any openings and closings that aren't on our list? Let us know in the comments or 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