Dining Guides

The following are helpful area dining guides, go-to restaurant review sources, local restaurant-related programming (radio and television shows), as well as national sites that feature Denver-area restaurant listings and reviews.



Denver is 5,280 feet above sea level, which is how this popular city lifestyle magazine got its name. Beyond its reputation as a valuable resource for all things Denver, it also has a comprehensive restaurant section, including reviews, openings, closings, and more. It also publishes an annual “Top of the Town” issue that’s available on local newsstands and online, and there are more than 300 restaurant reviews on the magazine’s website.


Boulder Magazine


Boulder’s city magazine also features an extensive listing of area restaurants, with reviews, profiles, and more.


Citysearch Denver


This national franchise of city guides also includes Denver. Find top picks in a variety of dining categories, and reviews of not only restaurants, but also nightlife and entertainment venues.


Colorado Restaurant Association


This nonprofit offers an online dining guide of more than 4,500 member restaurants featuring all kinds of cuisine. Search by cuisine, city, price, or amenities.



Part of an online chain of national guides to U.S. cities, this site offers a comprehensive listing of local restaurants in the Denver metro area. Visitors can search by area and cuisine, as well as book a table directly through OpenTable.com, a national restaurant reservation service.

The Denver Post


Denver’s city newspaper features an extensive and interesting food section, including reviews, a huge range of categories and search options, and much more.


The Gabby Gourmet


Restaurant critic and media personality Pat Miller, aka the “Gabby Gourmet,” offers dining articles and reviews on the website, as well as on a Saturday afternoon radio show. Miller also publishes an annual Gabby Gourmet Guide to Denver restaurants that’s available in local bookstores.



An exhaustive section on restaurants in Denver, including weekly restaurant reviews and a Best of Denver with reader’s choices for favorite eating and drinking establishments.