Pouring craft beer, pulling Strings: Our restaurant roll call for April

Over two dozen eateries opened in metro Denver in April, everything from coffeehouses to second outposts for local breweries (Upslope and Renegade) to a third spot for Ali Baba to a tenth restaurant for Bonanno Concepts, Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria. But Denver also lost an institution: Strings closed after 27 years.

Keep reading for our Restaurant roll call for April.

See also: - Atomic Cowboy Empire moving into Crimson Canary space - Best Local Do-Gooder 2012: Noel Cunningham of Strings - Reader: Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria will help Park Meadows


Ali Baba Grill, 2060 South University Boulevard Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th Street, Boulder Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria, 8401 Park Meadows Center Drive, Lone Tree BoxCar Coffee, 3459 Ringsby Court Cantina, 1109 Lincoln Street CHUBurger, 1225 Ken Pratt Boulevard, Longmont Fresh Mex, 1600 East Colfax Avenue Little Carmine's Italian Sandwiches, 84 South Pennsylvania Street Nick's Diner, 3743 Federal Boulevard (in the old home of Breakfast Queen) Original Chubby's, 1385 Santa Fe Drive Paint Bar, 6155 South Main Street, Aurora Parry's Pizzeria, 5970 South Holly Street, Greenwood Village Pho Nam, 13736 East Quincy Avenue, Aurora Purple Door, 2962 Welton Street Refuel, 3459 Ringsby Court Renegade Publik House, 2043 South University Boulevard RiNo's on Blake, 2401 Blake Street Root25 Taphouse & Kitchen, 7800 East Tufts Avenue Saigon Basil, 10665 Melody Drive Steam Espresso Bar, 1801 South Pearl Street Sweet Cow, 3473 West 32nd Avenue Tarboosh, 2353 South Havana Street, Aurora Uber Sausage, 1535 Central Street Upslope Brewery & Taproom, 1898 South Flatiron Court, Boulder Vietnam Bay, 472 South Federal Boulevard (formerly Red Claw Seafood & Win)


Highlands Garden Cafe, 3927 West 32nd Avenue (after a winter break) RESTAURANTS/VENUES CLOSING IN APRIL:*

Bubba Chinos, 1361 Court Place Bubba Chinos, 1600 East Colfax Avenue Crimson Canary, 141 South Broadway Common Grounds, 3484 West 32nd Avenue (will be moving to a new home in Sunnyside next month) The Local, 2217 East Mississippi Avenue Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street

* or earlier, and not included in a previous Restaurant Roll Call.

What did we miss? Post any additions in the comments section below. And see our restaurant roll call for March here.

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