Visit Denver on Wednesday released the menus for its 14th annual Restaurant Week. From February 23 to March 4, 225 Denver-area restaurants will offer multi-course tasting menus for either $25, $35, or $45 per person. For an additional charge, some also will offer drink pairings. For those working their way through a Denver dining bucket list, this might be a good time to try some of the pricier spots. Here are a few highlights from the week’s special menus.
Abejas: This Golden destination consistently lands on Eater Denver’s essential restaurants. Choose options across three courses, starting with smoked salmon, carrot and saffron soup, or winter squash and guanciale salad; then petrale sole medallions, or braised short rib with caramel sweet potato puree and plum-amaretto chutney; and almond rum raisin cake for dessert. ($35)
Concourse: At ChoLon Concepts’ third Denver restaurant, located in Stapleton, try four courses for $35 starting with bacon and octopus risotto balls and celery root soup, followed by charred calamari or wagyu beef tataki, then coq au vin or durac pork loin, and finally a milk chocolate chantilly gold bar for dessert.
Fire at the Art Hotel: For a classy rooftop dining experience, head to the Art Hotel and order from the $35 prix-fixe menu of duck confit tostada, prosciutto wrapped corvina (sea bass), and a blondie with bourbon butterscotch ice cream.
Table 6: Revisit this sweet neighborhood spot for tuna poke or tots, blackened catfish or meatballs marinara, and beignets with peanut butter mousse and salty chocolate.
For all the available menus, visit the Denver Restaurant Week website, and remember to make reservations.