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Eleven Hidden Gem Bars Suggested By Denver's Mixologists

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Where are the best hidden gem bars, nice or dingy, in Denver? Eater did some digging and asked 11 bartenders to share the bar they would enjoy a drink at. Melissa Durant from Acorn suggest Barolo Grill for solo drinking and Kade Gianetti from Linger suggest Local 46. Here is a map of the bars you can find bartenders at.


—By Kelsey Colt

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Berkeley Inn

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Chad Michael George of Williams & Graham suggests the Berkeley Inn for a drink. "Cleanest dive bar in town with friendly bartenders and cold beer."

Barolo Grill

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"The Barolo Grill...especially if I'm dining alone," advises Melissa Durant of Acorn. "I love Italian food, red wine & Ryan O'Brien."

The Berkshire

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Bartender Audrey Smith from Punch Bowl Social suggest kicking back and grabbing a drink at the Berkshire. The all-things-pig restaurant and bar is a neighborhood spot to drink a cold one.

Dark Horse

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Want to get away and have a drink to yourself? Glenn Pollak of Oak at Fourteenth recommends Dark Horse for that. "Your not there to see anyone, and no one is there to see you."

My Brother's Bar

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Noah Heaney, formerly of Coohills but currently a free agent, suggest the locals spot My Brother's Bar. Enjoy a beer or whiskey at the old fashioned corner bar.

Historians Ale House

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"I go to Historians Ale House to drink beer alone on the roof," shares Christina Andrews of Green Russell. "But I only just got here to Denver two months ago so I'd like some recommendations myself!"

The Millsite Inn

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Ian Harris from Bitter Bar suggest grabbing a drink at the Millsite Inn's "old copper bar with only seven seats." Proceeds from their Monday night music shows go to help rebuild Jamestown.

Local 46

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Local 46 is the suggestion from Kade Gianetti of Linger. "It's an awesome little spot that’s tucked away on Tennyson Street and they have a mini dog park in the back."

PS Lounge

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Williams & Graham bartender, Jason Patz, suggest PS Lounge as his ideal bar. "I don't get there often any more but if I were ever to open a bar that would be it."

Star Bar

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"Star Bar has more talent working than perhaps any place in town," declares Parker Ramey formerly of Trillium but currently a free agent.

Scratch Burrito & Happy Tap

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The young restaurant and bar, Scratch Burrito & Happy Tap, is the place to grab a drink say Gerard Collier of TAG.

Berkeley Inn

Chad Michael George of Williams & Graham suggests the Berkeley Inn for a drink. "Cleanest dive bar in town with friendly bartenders and cold beer."

Barolo Grill

"The Barolo Grill...especially if I'm dining alone," advises Melissa Durant of Acorn. "I love Italian food, red wine & Ryan O'Brien."

The Berkshire

Bartender Audrey Smith from Punch Bowl Social suggest kicking back and grabbing a drink at the Berkshire. The all-things-pig restaurant and bar is a neighborhood spot to drink a cold one.

Dark Horse

Want to get away and have a drink to yourself? Glenn Pollak of Oak at Fourteenth recommends Dark Horse for that. "Your not there to see anyone, and no one is there to see you."

My Brother's Bar

Noah Heaney, formerly of Coohills but currently a free agent, suggest the locals spot My Brother's Bar. Enjoy a beer or whiskey at the old fashioned corner bar.

Historians Ale House

"I go to Historians Ale House to drink beer alone on the roof," shares Christina Andrews of Green Russell. "But I only just got here to Denver two months ago so I'd like some recommendations myself!"

The Millsite Inn

Ian Harris from Bitter Bar suggest grabbing a drink at the Millsite Inn's "old copper bar with only seven seats." Proceeds from their Monday night music shows go to help rebuild Jamestown.

Local 46

Local 46 is the suggestion from Kade Gianetti of Linger. "It's an awesome little spot that’s tucked away on Tennyson Street and they have a mini dog park in the back."

PS Lounge

Williams & Graham bartender, Jason Patz, suggest PS Lounge as his ideal bar. "I don't get there often any more but if I were ever to open a bar that would be it."

Star Bar

"Star Bar has more talent working than perhaps any place in town," declares Parker Ramey formerly of Trillium but currently a free agent.

Scratch Burrito & Happy Tap

The young restaurant and bar, Scratch Burrito & Happy Tap, is the place to grab a drink say Gerard Collier of TAG.

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