Doubly Delicious: Recommended Restaurants for Double Dates Around Downtown Denver

BY Gabriela Reyes


There are countless options for a double date, but nothing compares to the joy of gathering around a table, sharing a delightful meal, and experiencing effortless conversation. Personally, I have convinced my partner that returning to restaurants with our friends is a must, as it provides an atmosphere of pure culinary bliss. Restaurants offer the perfect setting for intertwining laughter, sharing anecdotes, and catching up on each other’s lives. With diverse menus boasting a wide range of flavors and dishes, family-style restaurants become even more exciting as you can indulge in double the food. To enhance your double date experience in Denver, our Director of Operations has curated a list of exceptional restaurants for you to enjoy.


2005 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211

Experience the captivating world of contemporary Israeli cuisine at Ash’Kara, with locations in both Denver and Boulder. Delight in a naturally vegetable-forward menu designed to cater to various dietary restrictions, including vegans and those with food allergies. For meat enthusiasts and pescatarians, Ash’Kara also offers an enticing selection of dishes. Their Mezze small plates are perfect for sharing, adding a communal element to your double date experience. The cherry on top? Ash’Kara welcomes you not only for dinner but also for a delightful weekend brunch, providing ample opportunities to savor their delectable creations while enjoying the company of your beloved double date companions.

Hey Kiddo

4337 Tennyson St #300, Denver, CO 80212

Recently, the renowned Id Est Hospitality Group unveiled an extraordinary dining destination, housing three captivating concepts under one roof. With their successful ventures including Bruto, The Wolf’s Tailor, and Basta, this new establishment promises an exceptional double date experience. Prepare to be mesmerized by the culinary prowess and innovation displayed by the masterminds behind these acclaimed concepts. The delectable food and drinks served will undoubtedly become a catalyst for engaging conversations, keeping the excitement alive with every savory bite. Begin your culinary journey with delightful small shareables, setting the stage for the forthcoming center pieces that await you. Embrace this captivating triple delight and immerse yourselves in an unforgettable double date experience, where every dish becomes a story worth sharing.

Super Mega Bien

1260 25th St, Denver, CO 80205

Immerse yourself in a culinary adventure where vibrant Latin American cuisine meets the communal joy of dim sum at Super Mega Bien. Led by the renowned Dana Rodriguez, this remarkable establishment brings a unique twist to the traditional dim sum experience in an atmosphere that breathes life into your double date. Gather around the table and allow the delightful parade of small plates to be wheeled to your table on carts, enticing your taste buds with a myriad of flavors. Super Mega Bien is not just a meal; it’s a carnival of flavors that will leave you and your companions with unforgettable memories and an exceptional dining experience.

Hop Alley

3500 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205

Embark on a captivating culinary adventure at Hop Alley, where elevated Chinese cuisine takes center stage. Located in Denver’s vibrant RiNo neighborhood, this modern eatery beckons you and your double date partners to indulge in a feast of shareable delights. From delectable Chinese vegetables to tantalizing meat and seafood creations, flavorful noodles, dumplings, and rice plates, Hop Alley’s menu is a treasure trove of culinary wonders. Prepare to have your cravings satisfied as you savor the harmonious blend of modern and traditional flavors that will leave you yearning for more. Discover their creative twists on classic dishes like the irresistible Gai Lan and the unforgettable Bone Marrow Fried Rice, which embody the essence of Hop Alley’s innovative approach to Chinese cuisine.


Gabriela Reyes

Gaby has been part of the Denver/Boulder food scene since 2015 when she moved to Colorado. While gradually losing her ability to eat due to six years of misdiagnosed food allergies, she became fascinated with the culinary scene. Gaby, aka The Restaurant Encyclopedia, has been DiningOut’s restaurant coordinator for food festivals since 2017 and joined the editorial team in 2022.

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