Sloan’s Lake Denver is a relaxing oasis within the northwestern area of the city. Many different types of architecture from bungalows to new builds can be found in the neighborhood. The location is surrounded by plenty of shops, pubs, and restaurants, offering many entertainment Itinerary. Stunning views of both the downtown city skyline and the mountains seen from Sloan’s Lake Park are hard to beat.
Start your day with breakfast overlooking beautiful Sloan’s Lake at Ruperts at the Edge. Wholesome, homemade delicacies such as black truffle-infused scrambled eggs, Eggs Benedict, and chicken fried steak round out their menu. Frequent daily specials are offered. Our favorite is Bottomless Mimosa Monday!
For the early riser, Griffin Coffee in nearby Edgewater will not disappoint. Coda prides themselves on providing premium coffee by working with growers and building relationships within their communities. This recipe must work well, as we’ve not had a bad cup here yet! Come for fast, hot, quality coffee served with a smile.
Grab a Bite
A busy morning begs the question, “Where can one grab a bite for lunch?” Even Stevens is a sandwich shop with a heart. For every sandwich sold, one is donated to a local non-profit. Juicy Reubens and pot roast delicacies dipped in au jus are on order for the carnivores among us, and cool capreezy and humus creations are prepared for those craving veggies.
Sloan’s Lake Park is one of Denver’s largest. Well appointed with a 2.8 mile walking/biking trail surrounding the lake itself, one can also picnic or enjoy the various recreational areas such as tennis and basketball courts.
Boating and fishing are also fun favorites at Sloan’s Lake. While power boats are permitted, Denver Outdoor Adventure Company offers a calm, guided sunset paddling tour of the lake. The business rents kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards by the hour or by the day – life vests included – and they will also deliver.
Grab a rooftop beer at the iconic Joyride Brewery. Have your furry friend with you? Stay downstairs at the dog friendly taproom.
After a full day of play in Sloan’s Lake Denver, it’s time for dinner. If burgers and beer are your forte, you’ll find none better than Tap & Burger Sloan’s Lake. A twin to the ever popular eatery of the same name in Highland, this burger joint is a step above the rest. Casual yet contemporary, prepare to experience Colorado’s freshest ingredients prepared by this community-based business.
Healthy Chinese, Thai, and vegetarian cuisine have been on the menu at family-owned Sidewok Cafe since 2000. This hot spot is a go-to for Asian food lovers in the area. The Drunken Noodle dish with basil and spicy chili sauce is sure to keep you coming back.
Night time is a perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy a drink and a show. A popular hangout, the chic Barfly on West Colfax has a beat poet inspired vibe. Bespoke cocktails such as the Bees Knees and Blackberry Bramble will enchant and the creative music and comedy offerings are sure to entertain. Make sure to try the chicken and waffles, a fried egg BLT, and various sweets on the bar menu.
Usaj Realty is a boutique real estate brokerage firm specializing in Denver’s most popular neighborhoods. We help our clients find everything from the classic vintage home to a more modern condo. For more information about buying or selling a home in Denver’s vibrant Sloan’s Lake neighborhood, please contact us.