Dazzle turns fifteen tomorrow -- happy (hour) birthday!
Dazzle will celebrate its fifteenth anniversary tomorrow. To commemorate the occasion, the club is throwing a party with the Bob Montgomery/Pete Olstad Big Band and the Funky Fresh Trio benefiting the Gift of Jazz, an organization supporting the past, present and future of jazz in the Rocky Mountain Region. And while we've always been big fans of Dazzle's happy hour -- both late afternoon and late-night -- the main course at this restaurant/club has always been the music.
Jon Solomon interviewed Donald Rossa and some of the club's past and present managers about their favorite shows; read all about them here.
- Dazzle celebrates fifteen years: Donald Rossa and company talk about their favorite shows
- Best Excuse for Happy Hour beers 2012: Dazzle
- Stiff drinks and warm smiles Dazzle us at happy hour
The vibe at Dazzle is laid-back, and the crowd is of no particular demographic, which we find refreshing. The food isn't particularly innovative, but there's something for everyone on the happy-hour menu, and the portions are significant. We love a good plate of fried calamari, and the spinach salad, drizzled in a citrus dressing that reminds us of Creamsicles, is delish. Perhaps the best part of the Dazzle experience, however, is the service. The bartenders are friendly and entertaining, and when it comes to talking you into another drink, they are as smooth as butter. We could spend a few hours here any night of the week. Coming to Dazzle always feels like catching up with an old friend.
For the record, Dazzle's happy hour runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday to Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, as well as 9 to 11 p.m. Tuesday. The deals include assorted plates large and small for $3.75 to $6.75; $4 premium martinis and Manhattans; $4 premium well drinks; $5 premium glasses of wine; $3 draft beers and $2 bottled beers.
Find more information here.