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Psst… 9 Denver Patios to Visit Summer 2023

Welcome to the patio party!

With summer just around the corner, we came up with 9 of the best patios in Denver to help you celebrate the season. Whether you’re looking for happy hour vibes, boozy brunches, or views from the top – our list has got you covered. So relax and unwind… you’re on patio time.

HAPPY HOUR

1. FORGET ME NOT

@Forget Me Not

Kicking off our list of happy hour spots is the unforgettable Forget Me Not.

A must for all the cocktail lovers out there, Forget Me Not’s patio is the perfect place to keep cool this summer. With great views from the heart of Cherry Creek and unique cocktails, it’s a no brainer. Reservations fill up quickly, so be sure to book ahead.

2. BEZEL

For those looking for a the perfect patio happy hour spot – look no further than Bezel Denver. With a newly launched spring-inspired menu and drinks, it’s a great place to spend an afternoon in the city. With refreshing cocktails like their Hibiscus Twister, So Fresh & So Green and yummy bites like Black Truffle Grilled Cheese; we’re getting hungry and thirsty just thinking about it.

3. THE WILD

We are absolutely wild about our next pick.

The Wild is serving up some of downtown Denver’s best coffee, cocktails, wine, beer and spirits – with a fantastic view. Their patio is perfect for soaking up some sun while you work (not from home) or are looking to unwind after a long day.

BRUNCH WITH A VIEW

4. ACOVA

@Acova

While our next spot might be most known for their phenomenal food, their patio is one of our favs in Denver. We’re of course talking about Acova, located in LoHi. Aside from their incredible brunch menu, their patio is one of the most aesthetically pleasing in the city. If you need us, you know where to find us this summer.

5. BLANCO COCINA + CANTINA

Did somebody say brunch?

While we may be slightly obsessed with Blanco Cocina + Cantina, this stunning space located in Denver’s 9+CO neighborhood is serving up delicious Sonoran-inspired Mexican cuisine – with a view. Their stunning patio is now open for the Summer 2023 brunch season and we couldn’t be more excited. With tasty food, drinks, and laid back vibes, it’s an absolute must this summer!

Psst… see more about our visit here.

6. MIMOSAS

@Mimosas

You had us at Mimosas

Up next is another great brunch option with those sunny patio vibes. Located in Five Points – Mimosas’ covered patio is the perfect place to spend a Sunday Funday while enjoying some homemade brunch favorites and next-level mimosas.

ROOFTOPS

7. 54THIRTY

@54Thirty Rooftop

The only thing better than a view from the top is a drink to go with it.

We’re of course talking about a Denver Ear favorite, 54Thirty Rooftop. Perfect for those Denver summer days and nights, it’s one of our go-tos for obvious reasons. With their expertly crafted cocktails and recently launched summer menu items, there’s plenty to eat, see, and drink at 54Thirty all summer long.

8. THE WOODS

Would you look at that – The Woods Restaurant and Rooftop is up next.

This amazing rooftop, at The Source Hotel, is one of our favorite places to get our chill on. With unreal views, food, drinks and more it’s easy to see what makes The Woods such a great place to take in all Denver has to offer.

9. THE RED BARBER

Rounding our our list is The Red Barber.

This laidback spot is a great place to catch 360-degree views of the Denver skyline, mountains, and everything in between. Aside from their amazing drinks and eats – you’ll also enjoy plenty of yard games, fire pits, live music, events and much more. It’s an absolute must during your next visit to RiNo.

SUMMER, SUN + FUN

It wouldn’t be summer in the city without a visit to your favorite patio(s) in Denver. Did we miss one?

Be sure to connect with us on Instagram @TheDenverEar and tag #TheDenverEar to let us know.

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