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Psst… Where to Watch the Rio 2016 Olympics in Denver7 min read

The Rio Olympics 2016 is from August 5th, through August 21st, 2016 with the Paralympics taking place from September 7th, through September 18th, 2016.

Along with the much-anticipated games, you can cheer for #TeamUSA right here in Denver, Colorado, with our special guide of Where to Watch Rio 2016 Olympics in Denver, at these local restaurants, bars.

Where to Watch Rio 2016 Olympics in Denver

Where to Watch the Rio 2016 Olympics in Denver | The Denver Ear

Candlelight Tavern

Where: 383 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80209

Hours: Monday – Sunday 11am – 2am

Candlelight Tavern, located in the West Wash Park in Denver, is a neighborhood Dive bar that offers a pub-style food menu, craft beer, wine, and spirits, as well as multiple TV’s throughout, and bar games.

Candlelight Tavern is screening the entire 2016 Rio Olympics games at their bar with drink specials such as Fireball shots for $4.

Enjoy the games during the Happy Hour specials, Monday through Friday, from 4pm to 7pm, which includes $2.75 for Wells, domestic beer bottles & drafts

Del Frisco’s Grille

Where: 100 St Paul St #140, Denver, CO 80206

Hours: Monday – Thursday & Sunday 11am–10pm; Friday & Saturday 11am–11pm

Del Frisco’s Grille, located in the Cherry Creek North neighborhood in Denver, offers American cuisine, an expansive wine list & hand-crafted cocktails.

Del Frisco’s Grille offers several options for Olympics game viewing: downstairs, you can cozy up in a booth or see and be seen at a high top at the huge wrap-around bar and view the games from several angles, or head upstairs for some TV viewing al fresco: the newly opened, expansive rooftop patio boasts it’s own bar with multiple TVs to view the games.

They are also offering special Olympic cocktails for the games such as the “Liquid Gold”, “Silver Lining” & “Bourbon & Bronze”!

Factotum Brewhouse

Where: 3845 Lipan St, Denver, CO 80211

Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 4pm–11pm; Friday 3pm–10pm; Saturday 12pm–10pm; Sunday 12pm–8pm

Factotum Brewhouse, a sibling-owned brewhouse in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Denver, offers craft beers created by homebrewers and other beer lovers under the tutelage of their head brewer.

Factotum Brewhouse is screening the Rio 2016 Olympics on a special 100″ screen rolled out especially for the events!

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Govnr’s Park Tavern

Where: 672 Logan St, Denver, CO 80203

Hours: Monday – Sunday 11am–2am

Govnr’s Park Tavern, located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Denver, is a 40-year-old locally owned and operated tavern that offers a full food menu till 1am as well as craft beer (by draft and bottles), wine and cocktails

Govnr’s Park Tavern is screening the games on TV’s throughout the tavern throughout the entire Olympics and offers two Happy Hour options: every day from 4pm–7pm, enjoy specials on all drafts, preferred spirits, L.I.T.’s, house wine and house margaritas. They also offer a Late Night Happy Hour option from 10pm–12am!

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Where: 1747 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202

Hours: Monday – Thursday & Sunday 11am–10pm; Friday & Saturday 11am–11pm

Hopdoddy Burger Bar, located in the Union Station area in Denver, serves hand-crafted burgers and craft-brew beers.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar is screening the Rio 2016 games on TVs throughout the restaurant as well as offering their version of a quintessentially All-American drink: the Bootleg Kool-Aid. The Bootleg Kool-Aid is available all month long.

INTERSTATE kitchen & bar

Where: 1001 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204

Hours: Monday – Thursday 11:30am–12am; Friday  11:30am–1am; Saturday 10am–1am; Sunday 10am–12am

INTERSTATE kitchen & bar, located in the heart of the Santa Fe Arts District, provides familiar comfort food classics with some modern flair. With over 100 American whiskeys and a large selection of American craft beer, the bar provides the perfect accompaniments of a dining experience.

INTERSTATE is screening Rio 2016 Olympics events all day on their big screens including the dining room. In honor of the host nation they will also be offering specialty Brazilian cocktails!

Where to Watch the Rio 2016 Olympics in Denver | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Luciano Silva

Jake’s Sports & Spirits

Location: 3800 Walnut St, Denver, CO 80205

Hours: Monday & Tuesday 11am–11pm; Wednesday – Friday 11am–12am; Saturday 10am–12am; Sunday 10am–11pm

Jake’s Sports & Spirits, located in the River North Art District in Denver, features a full menu of freshly prepared burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and salads, as well as a large selection of draft beer and bottled beer.

Jake’s Sports & Spirits is screening the Rio Olympics games on all of their 17 TV’s. They are also offering food and drink specials for the games!

Paramount Café

Where: 519 16th St, Denver, CO 80202

Hours: Monday – Sunday 11am–2am

Paramount Café, located on 16th Street Mall in Downtown Denver, is Denver’s original Rock n’ Roll Café. Paramount Café offers a full menu with locally sourced beef, lamb, elk, bison and turkey, as well as vegetarian options.

Paramount Café is screening all the Rio 2016 Olympics games. Watch the games along with their special Happy Hour Monday through Friday, 3pm to 6pm, which includes $1 draft pints, $5 house wine, $4–$6 cocktails, and $5 appetizer food specials.

They also offer a late night Happy Hour, daily from 10pm–1:15am, which includes $1 draft pints, and 2-for-1 shot specials on infusions, Fireball, and Wells.

Postino WineCafé

Where: 2715 17th St, Denver, CO 80211

Hours: Monday – Thursday 11am–11pm; Friday 11am–12am; Saturday 9am–12am; Sunday 9am–10pm

Postino WineCafé, located in the Lower Highlands (LoHi) neighborhood in Denver, will show the Olympic games and offers a drinking deal for game-watchers: everyday, glasses of wine and pitchers of beer are offered at $5 each till 5pm.

On Mondays & Tuesdays they also offer a “Board & Bruschetta” , from 8pm until close, you can get a fresh and creative bruschetta board with any bottle of wine (from the “by-the glass” section) for $20.

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Punch Bowl Social

Where: 65 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Hours: Monday – Friday 11am–2am; Saturday & Sunday 8am–2am

Punch Bowl Social, a 24,000 sq ft gastro diner and bar, features bowling, ping-pong, marbles tables, deck-shuffle, shuffleboard, darts, pinball, Foosball, pool, board games and a wall of throwback video games.

Punch Bowl Social is screening the games on multiple TV’s and you can also enjoy your own ‘bar olympics’ by playing with friends and family their many game options!

RiNo Yacht Club

Where: 3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216

Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 4:30pm–10pm; Friday 4:30pm–11pm; Saturday 12pm–11pm; Sunday 12pm–10pm

RiNo Yacht Club, located in the River North Art District in Denver, is a full service bar in the center of The Source.

RiNo Yacht Club is screening the Rio Olympics games and is offering speciality crafted cocktail drinks, made especially for this event, such as the “The Torch Runner”!

The Pig & The Sprout

Where: 1900 Chestnut Pl, Denver, CO 80202

Hours: Monday – Friday 11am–2am; Saturday & Sunday 9am–2am

The Pig & The Sprout, located in the Union Station area in Denver, offers a playful menu and cocktail list that features heavy menu items that refer to its “Pig” name, as well as light menu items that refer to its “Sprout” name. The Cocktail list also features both “Pig” items and “Sprout” items to compliment the various dishes.

The Pig & The Sprout is screening the Rio 2016 Olympics on several large flat screen televisions (including one that lowers from the ceiling). They are also offering drink specials for the games, such as $3 Caipirinhas & $3 Olympia beers!

Where to Watch the Rio 2016 Olympics in Denver | The Denver Ear

Photograph courtesy of ©Brian Godfrey

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill

Where: 1605 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202201 Columbine St #100, Denver, CO 80206

Hours: Union Station: Monday – Wednesday 11am–12am; Thursday & Friday 11am–1am; Saturday 9am–1am; Sunday 9am–11pm; Cherry Creek: Monday – Thursday 11am–12am; Friday 11am–1am; Saturday 9am–1am; Sunday 9am–11pm

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill, with two locations in Denver: Union Station & Cherry Creek, features and eclectic variety of multi-cultural cuisines and a selection of 52 craft and import beers on draft.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill is screening the games in both of their locations, with multiple TV’s situated around the restaurant.

They are also offering a special during the games: each time the USA wins gold, guests of Thirsty Lion will win gold! Gold Margaritas made with Jose Cuervo Gold will be half priced immediately following the win.

ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop

Where: 2015 Market St, Denver, CO 80205

Hours: Monday – Friday 11am–2am; Saturday & Sunday 10am–2am

ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop, located in the Ballpark neighborhood in Denver, is a chef-driven, casual eatery, bar & rooftop, and features indoor & outdoor flat screen TV’s,  a variety of bar activities, backyard games and more.

Viewhouse is screening all of the Rio Olympics games on a giant outdoor 195″ LED TV screen, as well as on dozens of flat screens with a TV view from every seat in the house. Also enjoy Happy Hour specials Monday through Friday, from 3pm to 6pm!

Good luck Team USA and Happy Rio 2016 Olympics Denver!

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