Cherry Creek North is an enclave in central Denver that includes 320 boutiques, restaurants, spas, salons, art galleries, coffee shops…and, of course, bars. Everything’s close together, in a vibrant 16-block area, and it’s easy to park and take a stroll to some of the best bars in Denver. Community events take place on the Fillmore Plaza, and in July, the renowned Cherry Creek Arts Festival takes over the entire Cherry Creek district.
Just a few blocks away, the Cherry Creek Mall (arguably the finest in Colorado) draws visitors from all across the world to Saks, Nordstroms, Neiman Marcus, and other fine stores.
190 Clayton Ln, Denver, CO 80206 (720) 941-7700 North located in the heart of Cherry Creek is always a solid dinner bet and a great spot for a glass of wine before dinner. The scene is an older hip crowd and the food is will not disappoint.
150 Clayton Lane, Denver • 303.253.3000 Second home is located in the JW Marriott and features floor to ceiling retractable glass doors leading to the outdoor patio. The patio is a great spot for all seasons as the firepit can get toasty. For as open as it is, it always has a cozy feel.
2780 East Second Avenue, Denver • 303.322.9554 Hapa has been a staple in Cherry Creek for many years which says something about its quality. The scene is hip and modern but not over the top. The elevated patio gives you a great birds-eye view for enjoying a drink and people watching.
303 Josephine St Denver, CO • (303) 333-4688 This upscale Cherry Creek spot doesn’t have a bad item on the menu. The patio with the firepit is a great place to enjoy a cocktail before dinner. Inside it always feels cozy and you may spot a cougar or two.
4700 Cherry Creek Dr S, Denver, CO 80246 (303) 759-0333 The Bull & Bush is right down the street from Infinity Park in Glendale which makes it a hot spot for rugby and soccer teams that play at Infinity. This authentic pub has some of the best food and beers you will find. The portions...
575 St. Paul Street, Denver • 303.996.0709 Just off Sixth Avenue, on the northern edge of Cherry Creek North, the Irish Hound is a comfortable neighborhood bar that just happens to have delicious homemade potato chips. The Big Buck Hunter game will distract kids (yes, this pub is family-oriented) and adults alike. WiFi even available...
80 S Madison St (303) 399-4448 Tucked away just off the beaten path in Cherry Creek this well know sports bar knows how to serve up it’s sports and it’s food. You can catch the game from every angle with wall to wall screens. A great selection of Colorado Craft beer they have homegrown feel.
2500 East First Avenue, Denver • 303.399.5353 There are two Elway’s restaurants in Denver, but only one has the distinction of being one of the most well-known cougar bars in Denver – Elway’s in Cherry Creek. Maybe it’s the location, maybe it’s the dark interior and dim lighting, whatever the reason, though cougars and their prey...
2641 East Second Avenue, Denver • 303.322.7666 The famous Cherry Cricket restaurant and bar holds an unfaltering reputation as a bastion of classic neighborhood-bar culture makes it a legacy in Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood. Arguably the best burger in Denver. The Cricket has expanded in the last year and now has extensive outdoor seating. Great...
Very busy, low-lighting, sprawling central bar, big open kitchen, very cozy. The Macho Salad is a favorite of the ladies. Bring your crossbow if you are hunting cougars. You may find a health pack of manthers as well.
Right in the heart of Cherry Creek, The Tavern has an open feel with a patio & windows looking at all the activities in the creek. All high definition plasma TV’s make the Tavern perfect to watch any sporting event or go Thunder Bowling.
190 Saint Paul Street, Denver • 303.321.1919