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Denver Dining 101: A Guide for Newcomers and Visitors

Everything you need to know about feeding yourself while visiting Denver this summer or while settling in from a different city, from classic cheap eats to essential splurges.

Welcome to the Mile High City! Whether you're here to stay or just in for a quick trip, there are so many food-related things to explore, new and old. Eater is here to guide you through every kind of eating and drinking need and situation, whether it is a dinner before a concert, a late night bite, or a tiki drink crawl.


Table Of Contents (all h2's added automatically)

THE ESSENTIALS

The most important things are always the basics — these are Eater's staples, the signature maps, updated regularly to highlight the hot spots, the new spots, the must-visit ones.

SPECIFIC DISHES

Whatever you're searching for from pizza to tacos, Eater has it covered.

ALL THINGS LIQUID

OTHER VITAL INTEL

TRICKS AND TIPS ON A BUDGET

ON THE SWEET SIDE

NEIGHBORHOODS, NEIGHBORING TOWNS

KEEPING UP WITH THE NEWS

Eater Denver is updated up five or six times every weekday with breaking news stories, maps, features, guides, trend pieces and more. Here's how to best use it:

*Check the Eater Denver homepage regularly. That is the easiest way to get up-to-date new stories that show up near the top of the page. As new stories are posted, they flow down, but important coverage will stay pinned to the top. Also, check out the National site, Eater.com, for national and international food news.

*Subscribe to our newsletter, which goes out twice a week and includes links to the top stories.

*Get connected on social media: Our Facebook and Twitter accounts bring updates on new stories and more throughout the day and our Instagram page offers a wealth of local food photos.

*Dying to see what else is in the works for the local restaurant scene? Here's our spring and early summer openings guide. And here are all the restaurants that opened recently.

GET IN TOUCH

We love to hear from you with comments, reviews, or concerns. Did you notice that a new restaurant is preparing to open in your neighborhood? Those kinds of tips are much appreciated. Did you have a great meal somewhere unexpected? Praise at will! Want a super-specific restaurant recommendation? Here's how to reach us.

*Email denver@eater.com to reach the editor.

*Send a tip through the tipline, which can be anonymous or not - your choice.

*Post in the Eater forums (here's the Denver one).

Lead photo image and multiple in-line images by Adam Larkey, except lobster mac 'n cheese at Mizuna image by Rachel Greiman, pizza shot courtesy of Cart Driver, and doughnut shot courtesy of Glazed and Confuzed.

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