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Where to Score Scrumptious Brunches on New Years Day

Refuel after ringing in 2016 with this day-after guide to revitalization stations with the best eats.

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Bring on the bacon, benedicts and booze, 'cuz after one of the biggest drinking days of the year, you're gonna need it. Make your first bites of 2016 exceptional, whether you roll out of bed or dive in headfirst to those new years resolutions.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Argyll Whisky Beer, A Gastropub

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1035 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 847-0850
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In proper British fashion, the first of the year may be celebrated until 3 p.m. with corned beef hash or a traditional English breakfast complete with homemade sausage, a fried egg, tomato, mushroom and beans.

2. Café  Aion

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1235 Pennsylvania Ave
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 993-8131
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Reopening after the holiday festivities, Boulder's Café Aion will serve brunch promptly at 10 a.m. so guests can alleviate whatever ails them the day-after, with fresh baked goods, strong coffee and more.

3. Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

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950 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-7771
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With all the fixings for a festive holiday, try the tortas, lobster huevos ranchero, surf and turf, cinnamon sugar dusted churros, mimosas and more.

4. Del Frisco's Grille

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100 Saint Paul St
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 320-8529
Upscale but comfortable is the name of the game at the new Cherry Creek Del Frisco's. eTry the red velvet Belgian waffle with whipped vanilla bean-spiked cream cheese and thick-cut hickory smoked bacon, alongside the hangover remedy that is a build-your-own bloody mary set-up.

5. Habit Carbon

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1553 Platte St
Denver, CO
(720) 428-8565
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For a terrific duo and options galore, head to LoHi's Platte Street for either a quick in-and-out doughnut at Habit or indulge and take your time at Carbon with fabulous hangover helpers, such as the devil-fried waffles with sriracha maple.

6. Hideaway Kitchen + Bar

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25948 Genesee Trail Rd
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 526-0556
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The menu for brunch will remain the same as an average morning, but will add food specials and a bloody mary bar for the celebratory occasion.

7. Kachina

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10600 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, CO 80020
(303) 410-5813
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No rest for the wicked. For the early-risers, head to Westminster's Kachina starting at 6:30 a.m. for bottomless bloody marys, mimosas, and outstanding benedicts, blue corn waffles and huevos rancheros.

8. MAX's Wine Dive Denver

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696 Sherman St.
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 593-2554
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With southern style and charm, MAX's may just be the first stop to take a load off and ease into the new year. Try an assortment of breakfast specials such as the prime rib hangover fries with cheese, scallions, bacon and jalapeños, or the sunnyside up eggs topped with a spicy lemon hollandaise. Bottomless mimosas are a no-brainer at $15 for all you can drink.
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9. Postino

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2715 17th St
Denver, CO 80211
Ringing in the new year with Postino's expanded brunch menu with bound to be a success. Try the special made-from-scratch offerings like the walnut toast with triple creme brie and tart sweet house-made berry preserves or the ciabatta French toast. For a (not-so) oldie but goodie, order the butternut squash bruschetta with roasted pumpkin seeds, ricotta and fresh chives. Mimosas are the perfect addition to an already outstanding option.

10. Punch Bowl Social

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65 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 765-2695
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If you're looking for something grand and incredibly indulgent to start the year off right, head to Punch Bowl Social. Starting at 8 a.m., the New Year's Day brunch and bloody mary bar will be in full-swing. The massive buffet features a prime rib carving station, egg stations, charcuterie platters, fresh fruits, baked goods, multiple salad options, mini pop tarts, sweet treats and more. Adults eat all they can for $35, kids 12 and under are just $10 and boys and girls under age 5 eat for free. After the feast, check out the private karaoke rooms and other activities.

11. The Kitchen Next Door

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At the Union Station location, enjoy $6 Bloody Mary specials and keep it simple yet satisfying for the start of the new year with the egg, bacon, cheese sandwich, a real crowd-pleaser.

12. ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop

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2015 N Market St
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 204-4202
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At its multiple locations, ViewHouse will serve regular brunch offerings, from crab cake eggs benedict to French toast with salted caramel bananas.

13. West End Tavern

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926 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-3535
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Stop at this Pearl Street staple for a festive New Years Day chili cook off, with football action in the background and drink specials to keep the party going.

14. Zengo

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1610 Little Raven St
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 904-0965
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Next door neighbors Zengo & La Biblioteca ring in the new year together with bottomless brunches starting at 10 a.m. For $39 per person enjoy unlimited small plates and free-flowing brunch cocktails.

15. Zolo Southwestern Grill

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2525 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 449-0444
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This always-delectable Boulder brunch includes unique offerings like blue corn pancakes, duck confit hash and other southwestern specialties. Mexican mimosas, bloody marias and santa cruz cocktails are plentiful from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

16. Mezcal

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3230 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 322-5219
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This newly remodeled East Colfax eatery is serving brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bonus: Live music from 12 to 3 p.m.

1. Argyll Whisky Beer, A Gastropub

1035 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218
In proper British fashion, the first of the year may be celebrated until 3 p.m. with corned beef hash or a traditional English breakfast complete with homemade sausage, a fried egg, tomato, mushroom and beans.
1035 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80218

2. Café  Aion

1235 Pennsylvania Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Reopening after the holiday festivities, Boulder's Café Aion will serve brunch promptly at 10 a.m. so guests can alleviate whatever ails them the day-after, with fresh baked goods, strong coffee and more.
1235 Pennsylvania Ave
Boulder, CO 80302

3. Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace

950 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
With all the fixings for a festive holiday, try the tortas, lobster huevos ranchero, surf and turf, cinnamon sugar dusted churros, mimosas and more.
950 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302

4. Del Frisco's Grille

100 Saint Paul St, Denver, CO 80206
Upscale but comfortable is the name of the game at the new Cherry Creek Del Frisco's. eTry the red velvet Belgian waffle with whipped vanilla bean-spiked cream cheese and thick-cut hickory smoked bacon, alongside the hangover remedy that is a build-your-own bloody mary set-up.
100 Saint Paul St
Denver, CO 80206

5. Habit Carbon

1553 Platte St, Denver, CO
For a terrific duo and options galore, head to LoHi's Platte Street for either a quick in-and-out doughnut at Habit or indulge and take your time at Carbon with fabulous hangover helpers, such as the devil-fried waffles with sriracha maple.
1553 Platte St
Denver, CO

6. Hideaway Kitchen + Bar

25948 Genesee Trail Rd, Golden, CO 80401
The menu for brunch will remain the same as an average morning, but will add food specials and a bloody mary bar for the celebratory occasion.
25948 Genesee Trail Rd
Golden, CO 80401

7. Kachina

10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020
No rest for the wicked. For the early-risers, head to Westminster's Kachina starting at 6:30 a.m. for bottomless bloody marys, mimosas, and outstanding benedicts, blue corn waffles and huevos rancheros.
10600 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, CO 80020

8. MAX's Wine Dive Denver

696 Sherman St., Denver, CO 80203
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With southern style and charm, MAX's may just be the first stop to take a load off and ease into the new year. Try an assortment of breakfast specials such as the prime rib hangover fries with cheese, scallions, bacon and jalapeños, or the sunnyside up eggs topped with a spicy lemon hollandaise. Bottomless mimosas are a no-brainer at $15 for all you can drink.
696 Sherman St.
Denver, CO 80203

9. Postino

2715 17th St, Denver, CO 80211
Ringing in the new year with Postino's expanded brunch menu with bound to be a success. Try the special made-from-scratch offerings like the walnut toast with triple creme brie and tart sweet house-made berry preserves or the ciabatta French toast. For a (not-so) oldie but goodie, order the butternut squash bruschetta with roasted pumpkin seeds, ricotta and fresh chives. Mimosas are the perfect addition to an already outstanding option.
2715 17th St
Denver, CO 80211

10. Punch Bowl Social

65 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
If you're looking for something grand and incredibly indulgent to start the year off right, head to Punch Bowl Social. Starting at 8 a.m., the New Year's Day brunch and bloody mary bar will be in full-swing. The massive buffet features a prime rib carving station, egg stations, charcuterie platters, fresh fruits, baked goods, multiple salad options, mini pop tarts, sweet treats and more. Adults eat all they can for $35, kids 12 and under are just $10 and boys and girls under age 5 eat for free. After the feast, check out the private karaoke rooms and other activities.
65 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

11. The Kitchen Next Door

Denver, CO
At the Union Station location, enjoy $6 Bloody Mary specials and keep it simple yet satisfying for the start of the new year with the egg, bacon, cheese sandwich, a real crowd-pleaser.

12. ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop

2015 N Market St, Denver, CO 80205
At its multiple locations, ViewHouse will serve regular brunch offerings, from crab cake eggs benedict to French toast with salted caramel bananas.
2015 N Market St
Denver, CO 80205

13. West End Tavern

926 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
Stop at this Pearl Street staple for a festive New Years Day chili cook off, with football action in the background and drink specials to keep the party going.
926 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302

14. Zengo

1610 Little Raven St, Denver, CO 80202
Next door neighbors Zengo & La Biblioteca ring in the new year together with bottomless brunches starting at 10 a.m. For $39 per person enjoy unlimited small plates and free-flowing brunch cocktails.
1610 Little Raven St
Denver, CO 80202

15. Zolo Southwestern Grill

2525 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
This always-delectable Boulder brunch includes unique offerings like blue corn pancakes, duck confit hash and other southwestern specialties. Mexican mimosas, bloody marias and santa cruz cocktails are plentiful from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2525 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302

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16. Mezcal

3230 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206
This newly remodeled East Colfax eatery is serving brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bonus: Live music from 12 to 3 p.m.
3230 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206

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