UNION LODGE NO.1
Union Lodge No.1 is a lounge and cocktail bar in the Denver area with specialty drinks like the sherry cobbler, knickerbocker, gin fizz, tom collins, and the sweet and sour raspberry drink. This is a great spot for gathering with friends, as it has a spacious yet low key interior. This is a speakeasy style atmosphere, and the bartenders here are extremely talented mixologists, so you'll love your drinks. 543 Champa St
Denver, CO 80202. (720) 389-0447.
CITY BAKERY CAFE
City Bakery Cafe is a bakery that specializes in amazing sandwiches and baked goods. They're known to be generous with the fantastic food and drink here! Their pecan pie bar is another unforgettable pastry option if you come in here on a sweet tooth mission. Their freshly baked ciabatta bread is perfect for enjoying an Italian submarine sandwich. The warm atmosphere is just another reason why this spot is so popular with locals. 726 Lincoln St,
Denver, CO 80203, (303) 861-0809.
KITCHEN TABLE: BBQ & COMFORT FOOD
If you're looking for amazing comfort food, look no further than this go-to destination for eats in the West Pleasant View area. Some of the menu highlights include the pulled pork sandwich, macaroni and cheese, stuffed mushroom, apple crisp, as well as the burnt ends. Everything here is made from scratch down to the apple pie, and that's what it's all about. Be certain to give this spot a chance when you're in the area. 1426 E 22nd Ave
Denver, CO 80205, (720) 456-6967.
TO THE WIND BISTRO
To The Wind Bistro is a traditional American restaurant with a lot to offer! Locals would describe this as a hole in the wall bistro, and it has some seriously premium options of dinner and lunch dishes. Be sure to try out the bone marrow and buttermilk chicken dishes when you're looking for something new to try out here. This is really a great spot to bring a date when you're trying to set the mood, it's an intimate atmosphere. 3333 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206, (303) 316-3333.
BIKER JIM'S GOURMET DOGS
Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs is a hot dog food stand that can be found not too far from the West Pleasant View area. There is a variety of meat choices for you to consider such as reindeer, buffalo, and elk. One of the favorites happens to be the southwest buffalo dog, but trust us when we say that you're going to be pleasantly impressed with all of the different options here. Check it out when you're feeling hungry! 16th & Arapahoe
Denver, CO 80202, (303) 410-1234.
AikoPops is a pop up shop that specializes in delicious popsicles, as well as other greek sandwich options. The high quality ingredients really show through the end result here. Everything here is made in house, so you can imagine that the quality is amazing. The holy cow comes with greens, mayo, bbq mushrooms, bacon, and bleu cheese. These sandwiches and desserts will definitely be bringing you back for more. 1284 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80210, (303) 996-6400.
Fruition Restaurant is a new American restaurant and bar with a menu that is sure to keep you intrigued throughout your visits. This is a high quality, gourmet spot to enjoy for special occasions. Some of the top rated dishes include the pasta carbonara, potato wrapped oysters, hazelnut crusted petrale sole, as well as the maple leaf farms duck breast. Leave enough room for dessert, as it's exquisite here. 1313 E 6th Ave,
Denver, CO 80218, (303) 831-1962.