Date Night with the Denver Dining Out Passbook

The Denver Dining Out Passbook is the perfect little booklet for a night out with someone special. Offering two-for-one food and drink deals all around town, you can treat your special someone without breaking the bank. Here are just a few date night worthy spots on the Denver Dining Out Passbook…

Bar Dough {2227 West 32nd Avenue, Denver; 720.668.8506}

Pizza

Photo by Matt McDonald

The modern Italian kitchen and bar with its marble bar and plush red seating is a prime spot for a night on the town. Helmed by Executive Chef Max MacKissock, nosh on a plethora of Italian cuisine including the handmade pasta Bucatini or choose from a menu of wood-fired pizza. Make date night even sweeter with a menu of spritzers crafted with housemade limoncello or a glass of Italian wine (or two).

Blue Island Oyster Bar {2625 East 2nd Avenue, Denver, 303.333.2462}

Blue Island Oyster Bar

Blue Island Oyster Bar

Dine on the mighty mollusk, and all of his friends at Blue Island Oyster Bar. Indulge in fare fresh from the sea including Seafood Risotto and Fisherman’s Wharf Pan Fried Noodle with crispy fish, scallops, shrimp, and ginger sherry-soy. With all that extra money you are saving, splurge a little on East or West Coast oysters, flown in fresh daily.

Departure Restaurant + Lounge {249 Columbine Street, Denver; 720.772.5020}

Departure

Photo by Morgan Carter

The showstopping restaurant from Executive Chef Gregory Gourdet, Departure Restaurant + Lounge takes guests on a journey all across Asia, including China, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Korea. Try traditional Kushiyaki (skewered and grilled meats) cuisine or choose from Chef Gourdet’s own recommendations including Bibimbap and Sweet Soy Chicken.

Lo Stella Ristorante {1135 Bannock Street, Denver, 303.825.1995}

Lo Stella Ristorante

Lo Stella Ristorante

From eighth-generation restaurateur, Alessandro Polo, Lo Stella Ristorante presents a slice of the Italian coast in Denver. This family-run endeavor skimps over Americanized Italian (looking at you Fettucine Alfredo) for traditional fare straight from nonna’s recipe book including the Tagliatelle with Bolognese sauce and the Pappardelle al Pesto. The restaurant is a block away from the Denver Art Museum, making date night that much easier.

Fish N Beer {3510 Larimer Street, Denver, 303.248.3497}

If wood-fired whole fish and grilled oysters tickle your fancy, then set your sights on Fish N Beer. Centered around an oak-burning grill, this quaint spot focuses on the fresh fish selections including Whole Grilled Colorado Bass and Wild Sea Bass Jambalaya. Don’t forget to slurp up and oyster or two.

The 2017-2018 Denver DiningOut Passbook is on sale now. Use the code PBPRESALE2017 to get the book for only $39. Click here to learn more. 

Morgan Carter, Editor

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