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Newcomer Latigo Gains its Footing in Ballpark

See what online reviewers are saying about the new restaurant from Chef Ignacio Leon

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The Before the Game Scene: Plenty of locals take care to include Latigo in their Rockies game routine. Online reviewers recommend hitting the restaurant " whether you're catching a foul ball from Coors Field across the street or trying to escape the heat." Frequent diners indulge in the nachos chorizo before the first pitch and consider Latigo favorite a "restaurant to frequent before a Rockies games." [Facebook]

Finding Their Footing: A handful of reviewers note an often inattentive staff and shaky front of the house service at the new restaurant. For most reviewers on OpenTable, it was clear that Latigo is in the "first months how do we do this" phase due to the "disconnected" and "sprase" service. Ultimately, the diners concede that "the food was good and the menu unusual" and their overall experience was  "a little slow but worth it." [OpenTable]

The LoDo Tax: While visitors generally enjoy Latigo's contemporary atmosphere and menu, the prices of the LoDo restaurant's can be a considerable drawback. Well-known for the Los Carboncitos and Paxia, which shuttered earlier this summer, chef Ignacio Leon's new, upscale venture offers similar flavors but unmatched prices. One reviewer on Yelp observed the downtown price hike exemplified in his own dish: "Come to think, I had the chicken mole [at Paxia] once and it was $5 cheaper and way better. Go figure." While a fan of the restaurant, another user contended that the "price point might be just a bit too high for the hood."  [Yelp]

The Salsa News: Chef Leon is known throughout the Denver dining scene for his restaurant's fresh salsas - and Latigo is no exception. Multiple users across social media sites praise the core four salsas that diners get upon arrival. Between the four house-made salsas, regulars recommend the "amazing" avocado salsa. [Yelp]


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