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Easter Bunny Trail: Eleven Rabbit Dishes to Try Now

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Spring is in the air, Easter around the corner, and rabbit popping on menus all around town. From the popular rabbit rilletes at the Curtis Club to the Bunny on a Horseback appetizer at Fuel Café and the Rabbit Hash at Panzano, the choices are varied. Without further ado, here are eleven rabbit-focused dishes you should hop on right now.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Spuntino

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2639 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 433-0949
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The Coniglio con Aglio at Spuntino features braised rabbit, garlic confit, polenta, and dandelion greens.

2. Old Major

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3316 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 420-0622
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On the spring menu, Old Major added Braised Rabbit and Dumplings. There's spring mirepoix, herb dumplings, and consommé in the dish.

3. Colt & Gray

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1553 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 477-1447
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Known for its creative take on a wide-array of unusual meats, Colt & Gray now serves a Pan-Roasted Rabbit: bacon-wrapped loin, crepinette, shoulder confit, crispy artichokes, fava beans, carrots, and rabbit jus.

4. Fuel Cafe

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3455 Ringsby Ct
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 296-4642
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A sharable appetizer, the Bunny on Horseback at Fuel is made up of bacon-wrapped rabbit sausage with preserved kumquats.

5. Curtis Club

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2100 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80205
A good start to a meal at the Curtis Club, is the Rabbit Rillettes, a rich dish that comes served with toast points and a deviled quail egg on top.

6. Osteria Marco

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1453 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 534-5855
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In Larimer Square, Osteria Marco serves Braised Rabbit with herbed goat cheese gnocchi, root vegetables and a parmesan carrot brodo.

7. Panzano

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909 17th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 296-3525
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On the brunch menu, chef Elise Wiggins added the Rabbit Hash, a cross between hash and benedict, with rabbit confit in it.

8. Beast + Bottle

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719 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 623-3223
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One of the small plates on the new menu at Beast + Bottle is a Braised Rabbit with mallorendus, a cavatelli-like pasta, baby carrots, and fennel cream.

9. Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar

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1512 Curtis St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 534-1155
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Chef John Broening created a Pancetta-Stuffed Rabbit Roulade, served with spiced carrot purée, mustard sauce, and pea shoots.

10. Session Kitchen

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1518 S. Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 763-3387
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Session has Rabbit Sausage on its charcuterie board. The sausage is made with rabbit and pork with spices and served with rabbit gravy and gremolata.

11. Flagstaff House Restaurant

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1138 Flagstaff Rd
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-4640
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The iconic Boulder restaurant features an Herb-Roasted Rabbit Loin, served with braised sunchokes, roasted hon shimeji mushroom puree, cauliflower, and natural jus.

1. Spuntino

2639 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
The Coniglio con Aglio at Spuntino features braised rabbit, garlic confit, polenta, and dandelion greens.
2639 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

2. Old Major

3316 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211
On the spring menu, Old Major added Braised Rabbit and Dumplings. There's spring mirepoix, herb dumplings, and consommé in the dish.
3316 Tejon St
Denver, CO 80211

3. Colt & Gray

1553 Platte St, Denver, CO 80202
Known for its creative take on a wide-array of unusual meats, Colt & Gray now serves a Pan-Roasted Rabbit: bacon-wrapped loin, crepinette, shoulder confit, crispy artichokes, fava beans, carrots, and rabbit jus.
1553 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202

4. Fuel Cafe

3455 Ringsby Ct, Denver, CO 80216
A sharable appetizer, the Bunny on Horseback at Fuel is made up of bacon-wrapped rabbit sausage with preserved kumquats.
3455 Ringsby Ct
Denver, CO 80216

5. Curtis Club

2100 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80205
A good start to a meal at the Curtis Club, is the Rabbit Rillettes, a rich dish that comes served with toast points and a deviled quail egg on top.
2100 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80205

6. Osteria Marco

1453 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
In Larimer Square, Osteria Marco serves Braised Rabbit with herbed goat cheese gnocchi, root vegetables and a parmesan carrot brodo.
1453 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202

7. Panzano

909 17th St, Denver, CO 80202
On the brunch menu, chef Elise Wiggins added the Rabbit Hash, a cross between hash and benedict, with rabbit confit in it.
909 17th St
Denver, CO 80202

8. Beast + Bottle

719 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203
One of the small plates on the new menu at Beast + Bottle is a Braised Rabbit with mallorendus, a cavatelli-like pasta, baby carrots, and fennel cream.
719 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203

9. Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar

1512 Curtis St., Denver, CO 80202
Chef John Broening created a Pancetta-Stuffed Rabbit Roulade, served with spiced carrot purée, mustard sauce, and pea shoots.
1512 Curtis St.
Denver, CO 80202

10. Session Kitchen

1518 S. Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80210
Session has Rabbit Sausage on its charcuterie board. The sausage is made with rabbit and pork with spices and served with rabbit gravy and gremolata.
1518 S. Pearl Street
Denver, CO 80210

11. Flagstaff House Restaurant

1138 Flagstaff Rd, Boulder, CO 80302
The iconic Boulder restaurant features an Herb-Roasted Rabbit Loin, served with braised sunchokes, roasted hon shimeji mushroom puree, cauliflower, and natural jus.
1138 Flagstaff Rd
Boulder, CO 80302

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