After 45 years, a Denver classic, the Old Spaghetti Factory shuttered last month, leaving longtime residents wondering what would happen to the historic space. Urban Putt, a San Francisco-based indoor mini-golf arena with full food and beverage service, has taken over the Cable Building and will open in summer of 2019, they announced today.
With the approval of the Landmark Preservation Commission, Urban Putt plans to restore the building’s facade of the 1889 Denver City Cable Railway building, located at 18th and Lawrence Streets. Working with Roth Sheppard Architects, reinforcing the large entry arch that collapsed and later was used in the restaurant’s interior for use outdoors again.
The first floor will feature an all-ages friendly golf course and there will be two 9-hole courses for use by private parties. The menu includes starters like deviled eggs, empanadas, and grilled nectarine with burrata. Salads like Ceasar and a daily soup selection accompany burgers and pizzas. There is a selection of entrees like jambalaya, baby back ribs, and Thai rice noodles, plus dessert options like cheesecake. A full bar of beers, wines, and cocktails will also be available.