The Fort, a Denver classic that's still going strong.
The Fort, a Denver classic that's still going strong.

Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come

Take a look at some of the restaurant ads we featured in the July 17-23, 1991, issue of Westword. While deals like $6 dinner buffets may not exist in 2011, and many of the restaurants that advertised that week no longer exist at all, we can savor cheaper -- if blander -- times through with this stroll through the archives.

Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come
Vintage ads from 1991 show how far Denver's restaurant scene has come

For the record, The Fort, the Wynkoop Brewing Co., India's, Rodney's , the Cruise Room and the Cherokee are all still serving.

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