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Top 10 Farm To Table Restaurants In Denver, Colorado - Updated 2020

Farm To Table Restaurants In Denver, Colorado, USA
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Have you found yourself accidentally or intentionally in Denver and you are wondering what to do? No worries, the modern capital of Colorado state, has it all for a comfortable stay. Among the numerous places that one can visit are the gorgeous Botanic Gardens with a great collection of plants, the informative Museum of Art or the Museum of Nature and Science, and the Denver Zoo in case you travel with your family. From Denver you can also easily reach the ski resorts in the Rocky Mountains, or if you stay downtown go admire the several 19th-century building landmarks at the city’s oldest block. Of course, since you are in town, pay a visit to any of the following amazing farm to table restaurants in Denver, USA, that serve food locally and sustainably grown to create a better and healthier world.

1. Duo Restaurant

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A fabulous farm-to-fork restaurant that serves New American cuisine is ready to welcome its guests in a beautiful rustic space. Being ingredient-focused, the team of Duo collaborates with the local purveyors in order to get the freshest and all that’s seasonal around the Rocky Mountain region. The restaurant opens daily for dinner, while brunch is served during the weekends. From time to time, they organize several events, and also Mondays are purely vegetarian in an effort to become healthier.

Duo Restaurant

Address: 2413 West 32nd Avenue, Denver

Website: Duo Restaurant

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2. Beatrice and Woodsley

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This fine restaurant specializes in New American seasonal small plates and uses simple but great ingredients. There is a romantic atmosphere thanks to an old love story that actually gave the name to this place. Dinner is served nightly, while on weekends brunch is served from 9 am to 2 pm. Happy hours are during the weekdays when you can come and try one of the gorgeous innovative cocktails. Private events can also be organized either in the lovely wine cellar or if it’s a large get-together, then the whole restaurant can be booked.

Beatrice and Woodsley

Address: 38 South Broadway Denver, CO

Website: Beatrice and Woodsley

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3. Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

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Humboldt Farm Fish Wine is a New American restaurant that specializes in fish, while they try to use fresh local ingredients as much as possible. Both their farm and fish produce, are prepared on site. Among the services they offer are special events organizing for intimate gatherings or larger parties, food delivery, and monthly wine tastings for wine lovers apparently. There is also a happy hour deal daily from 3 pm to 6 pm, while jazz live music is every Saturday from 6 pm to 9 pm.

Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

Address: 1700 HUMBOLDT STREET, DENVER, CO, 80218

Website: Humboldt Farm Fish Wine

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4. Old Major

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Old Major is one more farm inspired restaurant that specializes in American cuisine using fresh ingredients directly from farmers and sustainable seafood, as well as ‘humanely-raised’ meats. The restaurant is open for lunch during the weekdays, for dinner and happy hours from Wednesday to Sunday, and for brunch on the weekends. At Old Major, there is the possibility to inquire for party reservations or full restaurant buyouts.

Old Major

Address: 3316 Tejon St. Denver, CO 80211

Website: Old Major

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5. Sazza

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Sazza is a somewhat different farm-to-table restaurant. Unlike others, Sazza specializes mainly in salads and pizzas, and actually, that’s how it got its name (sa from salads and zza from pizzas). People who run the place have a rather planet-friendly attitude, and as such, they tend to source from organic and sustainable suppliers and farmers, but they also recycle, they use biodegradable materials, and they compost as often as possible. The place operates daily from morning till late evening, while delivery service is also possible.

Sazza

Address: 2500 E. Orchard Rd – Unit E Greenwood Village, CO 80121

Website: Sazza

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6. Mercantile Dining & Provision

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An authentic farm-to-table dining experience awaits those who enter this beautifully set up place. At Mercantile, people make sure they use seasonal goods and support the local farmers and growers, while they have an open kitchen for guests to see how their dishes actually come to life. Handcrafted cocktails are also prepared according to the changing seasons, thus coming with different flavors. The restaurant opens daily for breakfast, lunch, midday meal and dinner, while private events is also an option.

Mercantile Dining & Provision

Address: 1701 Wynkoop Street, Suite 155 Denver, Colorado 80202

Website: Mercantile

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7. Urban Farmer

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Urban Farmer is a delightful modern steakhouse in the very heart of Denver that brings a ranch to table experience to its guests. Committed to sustainability and zero waste, Urban Farmer features a mushroom terrarium, rooftop beehives where bees live naturally and sustainably, an in-house butcher room where whole animals are received and utilized, and their very own culinary garden that produces fragrant herbs. Several rooms can accommodate your private event, while a number of happenings also occur here.

Urban Farmer

Address: 1659 Wazee Street Denver, CO 80202

Website: Urban Farmer

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8. Potager

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This marvelous restaurant and wine bar have a clear vision: to make good food and enjoy it in a good environment with good company. And since the owners named the restaurant ‘kitchen garden’, they strive to create specialties that are locally sourced and seasonally driven. Their goal is to honor the seasons and all the people who grow, raise, harvest, cook and serve their food. The place operates for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday, while they will pleasantly organize your private event.

Potager

Address: 1109 ogden street denver, colorado 80218

Website: Potager

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9. Root Down

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Root Down and sustainability are two words that, no doubt, go together. The practices adopted in this fine restaurant are meant to support the local suppliers, as well as to protect the environment. Thus, they grow 20% of seasonal vegetables in their own garden within the city and more than 50% they receive from local farmers; they are powered by wind energy, animal proteins and seafood are both certified, while they recycle and compost about 80% of their waste. The restaurant operates daily for dinner, and on Fridays and weekends for brunch as well.

Root Down

Address: 1600 W. 33RD AVENUE, DENVER, CO 8021

Website: Root Down

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10. Fruition Restaurant

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This rather intimate neighborhood restaurant is one more restaurant that reinforces the farm to table growing trend. The knowledgeable chef prepares dishes based on what each season has to offer and he prefers to keep things simple by highlighting the seasonable ingredients. Except for the flavor-changing handcrafted cocktails that also reflect the seasonal availability, there are delicious desserts prepared at the premises’ bakery. The place is open daily for dinner, while private events can also be organized upon your request.

Fruition Restaurant

Address: 1313 E. 6th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80218

Website: Fruition Restaurant

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Sustainable is the new trend

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Keep it simple, fresh and sustainably-oriented is the moto that summarizes the philosophy of all the above-mentioned farm to table restaurants. So, if you also consider yourself a planet-friendly person, you most definitely need to spend some quality time in any of those dining venues and trust us, you will absolutely enjoy it!

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