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1515 Arapahoe St., Ste. 150 (16th St.) Send to Phone
A versatile menu of European-inspired American cuisine served in an upbeat city setting.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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: Vaulted ceilings, warm terra cotta-colored walls, leather booths, mid-century modern furniture and impressive glass chandeliers make this restaurant a gorgeous dining experience. One negative---the noise level is very high. If you're at a table for six, forget about any cross-table conversation. During lunch, the place is full of suits doing business. At dinner you’ll see everything from jackets and jeans to black tie. For starters, the herb-crusted calamari in spicy tomato sauce, oven-roasted fresh mussels, and the crisp potatoes Gorgonzola are not-to-be-missed. A hands-down dinner winner is the paella loaded with New Zealand green lip mussels, clams, prawns, chorizo and chicken. If salmon is on the menu, go for it; grilled salmon with artichoke tartar and cedar plank-roasted salmon are well done. Save room for the roasted chocolate bread pudding drizzled with a tart raspberry sauce or, on a lighter note, the homemade fruit sorbet. The small but well-selected wine list ranges from a nice Robert Mondavi Carneros Chardonnay to a Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet. And there are plenty of good wines by the glass. Service seems a little distracted when the place is full, friendly otherwise.


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