Vesta Dipping Grill
In 2009, Vesta Dipping Grill made it to the second place in the "Best of Denver's 7" A-list of romantic restaurants. The hip and urban restaurant offers an exquisite décor, seeking inspiration from the "themes of warmth, sensuality and dreams," says the restaurant's website. The timeless ambiance beckons lovers to experience the unique dining destination.
Vesta opens for dinner and offers an extensive variety of starters, entrees, and desserts along with popular wines and cocktails. Main course features ginger-chili seared tuna, Moroccan-spice grilled salmon and curry smoked chicken. The restaurant offers several sweet, savory and spicy sauces that complement the entrees.
Vesta Dipping Grill 1822 Blake St. Denver, CO 80202 303-296-1970 vestagrill.com
The Broker Restaurant
Located in the old Denver National Bank building, the historic Broker Restaurant houses an original bank vault built in 1903. The décor highlights European influences with antiques and cherry wood furniture. Patrons enjoy a complimentary bowl of steamed shrimp, a tradition the restaurant has followed since its conception.
Serving lunch and dinner, the menu features the roasted prime rib, a favorite with the locals. Other entrees include dishes named after the financial world, such as the Wall Street Monte Cristo (smoked turkey), Stock market Reuben (thinly sliced corned beef) and the Dow Jones cobb salad. Diners can choose bottled beers, cocktails or martinis off the bar menu.
The Broker Restaurant 821 17th Street Denver, CO 80202 302-292-5065 thebrokerrestaurant.com
The Capital Grille
Honored with the "Achievement of Excellence Award" by the American Culinary Federation, the Capital Grille is a contemporary fine dining restaurant, specializing in American food. A warm and inviting mahogany interior decked with deco chandeliers welcomes couples as they explore the restaurant's eclectic menu and a wine list of more than 5,000 bottles.
The Capital Grille operates for lunch and dinner. Featured dishes include seared tenderloin with butter-poached lobster, sliced filet mignon and porcini-rubbed Delmonico.
The Capital Grille 1450 Larimer St. Denver, CO 80202 303-539-2500 thecapitalgrille.com