All aboard for a second helping of Cafe Society, July 7-11

Categories: Cafe Society

Danielle Lirette
LowDown Brewery + Kitchen.
This week in Cafe Society, reviewer Gretchen Kurtz visited LowDown Brewery + Kitchen , which offered great beers and surprisingly healthy food to pair with them. President Barack Obama came through town, making stops at Wazee Supper Club and Wynkoop Brewery. We launched a new series called "Yeah, I Ate That," starting with the famous Doggfather from Moontower Tacos. With the sad passing of Thunderbird Lounge, we updated our list of Denver's ten best dive bars. And we counted down the ten best rooftops patios in Denver, because it's July and nothing says summer like enjoying a drink and a view of the city skyline or mountains. Or both...

July is also a big time for openings, with perhaps a record number of spots slated to open in the next few weeks, including several restaurants in Union Station. First up? Stoic & Genuine, which beat the crowds by opening on July 9. And there's more, much more, to come....

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LOCAL eat + drink.

Cart-Driver, 2500 Larimer Street
Chez Thuy, 1002 South Federal Boulevard
Chop Shop, 4990 East Colfax Avenue (soft opening)
Flautas La Pila, 1420 South Federal Boulevard
Kobe An Shabu Shabu, 3400 Osage Street
LOCAL Eat + Drink, 432 Main Street, Lyons
MAD Greens, 7300 East Arapahoe Road, Centennial
Stoic & Genuine, 1701 Wynkoop Street
Table Top, 2230 Oneida Street

Living the Dream Brewing , 12305 Dumont Way, Littleton
Syntax Physic Opera, 554 South Broadway

Beehive, 2018 10th Street, Boulder
Five Star Burgers, 2330 East Arapahoe Road, Centennial
Jammin' Joe's BBQ, 2600 High Street
Pho Market, 1002 South Federal Boulevard
Q's, 2115 13th Street, Boulder
Santa Fe Grill, 1301 Santa Fe Drive
T|ACO, 1550 Blake Street
Thunderbird Lounge, 721 Quebec Street

*Or earlier, and not included in a previous Second Helping.

Location Info


2500 Larimer St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Chez Thuy

1002 South Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Flautas La Pila

1420 South Federal Boulevard, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Local eat+drink

432 Main Street, Lyons, CO

Category: Restaurant

MAD Greens

7300 East Arapahoe Road, Centennial, CO

Category: Restaurant

Living the Dream Brewing

12305 Dumont Way, Littleton, CO

Category: General

Table Top

2230 Oneida St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Syntax Physic Opera

554 S. Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: Music

Five Star Burgers - CLOSED

2330 E. Araphoe Road, Littleton, CO

Category: Restaurant

Jammin Joe's - CLOSED

2600 High St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant


2115 13th St., Boulder, CO

Category: Restaurant


1550 Blake St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

LowDown Brewery + Kitchen

800 Lincoln St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Wazee Supper Club

1600 15th St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Wynkoop Brewing Company

1634 18th St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Union Station

1701 Wynkoop St., Denver, CO

Category: General

Latke Love - CLOSED

5151 E. 28th Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

Spitfire Grill at the Thunderbird Lounge - CLOSED

721 Quebec St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

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