Here are Denver area bars recommended by local bartenders:
619 E. 13th Ave.
Clever names make for fun times and Hudson Hill won’t disappoint. Their cocktails all come with an intriguing name from 8am to Cousin Kev. To top it all off, there’s a new bartender special every day to keep you coming back. View Menu →
835 Walnut St.
A bar is only as good as it’s atmosphere and The Bitter Bar nailed it. Once you make here, you’ll leave the bitterness behind. This stop is known for creative drinks and small plates. They even make their own tonic in-house! Stop in for happy hour Monday through Friday to try out the Silver Coin, The Bitter Bar’s version of a margarita. We guarantee you’ll leave satisfied. View Menu →
1553 Platte St.
Stain Ellis is tucked under Colt & Gray just north of Lodo is a quaint and cozy place perfect for enjoying a cocktail. The dim lights, comfortable seating and friendly staff make this the ideal stop as part of a date night or a night out with friends. Learn More →
5587 S. Hill St.
As a local distillery, Rocker Spirits knows the importance of details. Each of their cocktails is created in-house. The friendly bartenders will show you a good time and keep you hydrated. Sit outside and enjoy the neighborhood while you sip on an old fashioned so you can get a taste of their whiskey. Learn More →
218 S. Broadway
Adrift transports you from the arid Denver climate to a tropical tiki bar. Sit at the bar to really make it feel like you’re far away at a resort. Try one of their specialty rum-based cocktails or if you’re with friends, grab a giant shareable cocktail! Head down early and enjoy some dinner with your drinks. Learn More →
19751 E. Mainstreet Suite R-1
With an all-day everyday happy hour and a strong list of classic and contemporary cocktails, this is the place to go for a cocktail south of Denver. Started by former Las Vegas chef Elev 5900 offers high-quality drinks and food. Head on down and grab a Singapore Sling and enjoy a night out on the town. View Menu →
Enjoy a fun and safe night out on the town!