Openings and Closings

Nostalgia Flavored These Ten Classic Denver Bar and Restaurant Stories

Las Delicias is back in business at its original spot.
Las Delicias is back in business at its original spot. Lila Thulin
Nostalgia is a powerful seasoning that flavors our restaurant experiences, and a return trip to an old favorite can be a more satisfying experience than sampling bold creations at a trendy new eatery. And even if the food isn't quite what we remember from when we were kids, it still stings to see an old classic fade away and disappear. Here are ten recent stories about longtime Denver bars and eateries we love, some still going strong and some sadly no longer with us.

Six Really Old, Old-School Red-Sauce Italian Joints in Metro Denver

Romano's Italian Restaurant Celebrates Fifty Years of Serving Littleton

click to enlarge There's one less slice in the big Beau Jo's pie. - WESTWORD
There's one less slice in the big Beau Jo's pie.
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Beau Jo's Will Close in University Hills on July 30


Santa Fe Cookie Co. Customers Can Say Goodbye to the Cookie Lady on July 17

click to enlarge Las Delicias reopened at its original address after an extensive remodel. - LILA THULIN
Las Delicias reopened at its original address after an extensive remodel.
Lila Thulin
Las Delicias Returns to Uptown After Eighteen-Month Remodel

click to enlarge Turley's Kitchen closed on Sunday, May 21, after forty years under the same family. - FACEBOOK/TURLEY'S KITCHEN
Turley's Kitchen closed on Sunday, May 21, after forty years under the same family.
Turley's Kitchen Will Close This Sunday After Forty Years of Serving Boulder

It was rough going when fans heard the Bourbon Grill was closed — but it will soon reopen just a few blocks away. - MARK ANTONATION
It was rough going when fans heard the Bourbon Grill was closed — but it will soon reopen just a few blocks away.
Mark Antonation
Everyone's Favorite Walk-Up Chicken Joint Is on the Move on Colfax

click to enlarge Lakeview Lounge on Sheridan Boulevard sign hasn't changed in years — and neither have the prices and hours. - SARAH MCGILL
Lakeview Lounge on Sheridan Boulevard sign hasn't changed in years — and neither have the prices and hours.
Sarah McGill
Lakeview Lounge Welcomes the Neighborhood in Tiny Edgewater

click to enlarge Dazzle has been around for years, but it recently moved into the even older Baur's space. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Dazzle has been around for years, but it recently moved into the even older Baur's space.
Danielle Lirette
First Look: Dazzle Swings Into Downtown

click to enlarge Welcome to the PS Lounge, where everyone gets a shot and all the ladies get a rose. - SARAH MCGILL
Welcome to the PS Lounge, where everyone gets a shot and all the ladies get a rose.
Sarah McGill
The More Colfax Changes, the More the PS Lounge Stays the Same

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