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The Essential Denver Restaurants, April 2012

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Welcome to Denver's first edition of Eater 38, your answer and ours to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant..." This elite group covers the entire city, spans myriad cuisines and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant needs. Every quarter, we'll update this list with any restaurants that were omitted, have become newly eligibly (all restaurants must have been open 6 months to appear on this list), or have improved and now warrant being included. So, without further ado (and in no particular order), we present the Denver's Eater 38.

For those of you readying the pitchforks because your favorite restaurant isn't on the list, wouldn't it just be more productive to nominate it for inclusion? State your cases for (or against) restaurants in the comments or in the tipline.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Table 6

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609 Corona St
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 831-8800

2. Fruition Restaurant

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1313 E 6th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 831-1962

3. Mizuna

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225 E 7th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 832-4778

4. Bones

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701 Grant St
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 860-2929

5. Luca D'Italia

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711 Grant St
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 832-6600

6. Root Down

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1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 993-4200

7. Linger

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2030 W 30th Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 993-3120

8. TAG Restaurant

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1441 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 996-9985

9. Z Cuisine

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2239 W 30th Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 477-1111

10. Panzano

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909 17th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 296-3525

11. Rioja

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1431 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 820-2282

12. Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen

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1317 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 595-4255

13. Twelve Restaurant

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2233 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 293-0287

14. Potager

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1109 Ogden St
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 832-5788

15. Queen of Sheba Ethiopian

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7225 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 399-9442

16. Pho Duy Restaurant

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945 S Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80219
(303) 937-1609

17. New Saigon Restaurant

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630 S Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80219
(303) 936-4954

18. Star Kitchen

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2917 W Mississippi Ave
Denver, CO 80219
(303) 936-0089

19. Vesta Dipping Grill

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1822 Blake St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 296-1970

20. ChoLon Bistro

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1555 Blake St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 353-5223

21. Biker Jims Dogs

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2148 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 746-9355

22. WaterCourse Foods

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837 E 17th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 832-7313

23. Hops & Pie

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3920 Tennyson St
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 477-7000

24. Sushi Den

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1487 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80210
(303) 777-0826

25. Fuel Cafe

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3455 Ringsby Ct
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 996-6988

26. Row 14 Bistro & Wine Bar

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891 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 825-0100

27. Axios Estiatorio

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3901 Tennyson St
Denver, CO 80212
(720) 328-2225

28. Bittersweet

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500 E Alameda Ave
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 942-0320

29. Il Posto

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201 E 17th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 394-0100

30. Beatrice & Woodsley

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38 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 777-3505

31. Olivéa Restaurant

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719 E 17th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 861-5050

32. Marco's Coal-Fired Pizzeria

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2129 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 296-7000

33. Masterpiece Delicatessen

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1575 Central St
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 561-3354

34. Jonesy's EatBar

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400 E 20th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 863-7473

35. El Camino

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3628 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 889- 7946

36. Colt & Gray

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1553 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202
303) 477-1447

37. Park Burger

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1890 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 242-9951

38. Steuben's

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523 E 17th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 830-1001

1. Table 6

609 Corona St, Denver, CO 80218
609 Corona St
Denver, CO 80218

2. Fruition Restaurant

1313 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80218
1313 E 6th Ave
Denver, CO 80218

3. Mizuna

225 E 7th Ave, Denver, CO 80203
225 E 7th Ave
Denver, CO 80203

4. Bones

701 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203
701 Grant St
Denver, CO 80203

5. Luca D'Italia

711 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203
711 Grant St
Denver, CO 80203

6. Root Down

1600 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
1600 W 33rd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

7. Linger

2030 W 30th Ave, Denver, CO 80211
2030 W 30th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

8. TAG Restaurant

1441 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
1441 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202

9. Z Cuisine

2239 W 30th Ave, Denver, CO 80211
2239 W 30th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

10. Panzano

909 17th St, Denver, CO 80202
909 17th St
Denver, CO 80202

11. Rioja

1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
1431 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202

12. Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen

1317 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
1317 14th St
Denver, CO 80202

13. Twelve Restaurant

2233 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205