Located in the northwest area of Denver, Sloan’s Lake is a charming neighborhood that boasts the natural beauty of its namesake lake as well as incredible panoramic views of the city skyline and the iconic Rocky Mountains. Eclectic and diverse, Sloan’s Lake is a sought after neighborhood with a wide range of housing options from historic bungalows to contemporary condos. With a booming real estate market, Sloan’s Lake has experienced a growth in many of the neighborhood amenities including a burgeoning restaurant scene. With a pedestrian feel and a wide array of options, residents and visitors alike are getting out and enjoying the dynamic cuisine and neighborhood hotspots that can be found throughout Sloan’s Lake.
Tap & Burger Sloan’s Lake
A sister restaurant to the Highland location, Tap & Burger Sloan’s Lake celebrates the growth of the craft beer industry by combining an extensive selection of tap beer with elevated pub-style cuisine. Joining the developing area on the south side of the lake, Tap & Burger Sloan’s Lake takes its pride in the community it serves seriously. With a modern yet comfortable decor, this eatery offers almost fifty beer choices, including an unabashedly diverse selection from local craft brewers. The food menu is diverse as well, with everything from mouth-watering burgers to sandwiches brimming with fresh meats and house-made sauces.
Rupert’s at the Edge
Every neighborhood needs at least one “go to” breakfast joint and in Sloan’s Lake, diners need to look no further than Rupert’s at the Edge. Overlooking scenic Sloan’s Lake, Rupert’s at the Edge is the neighborhood hotspot for a hearty breakfast or lunch. Bottomless mimosas set the stage for leisurely brunches that include delicious Benedict offerings as well items that feature homemade biscuits and sausage gravy. Relaxed and casual, Rupert’s on the Edge makes diners feel like they are enjoying breakfast in their own kitchen.
Sloan’s Bar and Grill
With a nod toward a vintage tavern, Sloan’s Bar and Grill has been a neighborhood favorite since 2004. Focused on a true community atmosphere, Sloan’s Bar and Grill was built using architectural finds from area businesses including the restored marble bar and the antique pews. With a modern take on traditional bar fare, Sloan’s Bar and Grill serves up everything from hearty appetizers to homemade comfort food dishes like Bacon Topped Meatloaf and Tavern Fish & Chips.
Shiso Sushi & Oyster Bar
Located lakeside, Shiso Sushi & Oyster Bar is a casual eatery that serves both classic and specialty Asian cuisine. Offering a sleek and modern vibe, Shiso Sushi & Oyster Bar creates an upscale atmosphere to enjoy flavorful dishes including Shrimp Tempura, Fried Oysters and Nabeyaki Udon. Of course, sushi is the highlight of the menu and they do not disappoint with house favorites such as Caterpillar Roll, Sashimi Roll and the Hawaii Dragon Roll.
Rise & Shine Biscuit Kitchen and Cafe
Inspired by the love of a true Southern biscuit, Rise & Shine Biscuit Kitchen and Cafe is an homage to North Carolina cuisine. Open since 2010, Rise & Shine Biscuit Kitchen and Cafe exudes Southern hospitality, from the white-washed brick interior to the wafting smells of down-home cooking. Biscuits are the name of the game at this low-key restaurant, with a rotating schedule of delicious biscuits that bear the names of North Carolina cities such as Raleigh and Asheville.
Located on the edge of the Sloan’s Lake neighborhood, West 29th is an award-winning restaurant that delivers New American fare with a European flair. Owned and operated by a neighborhood resident, West 29th embodies a warm neighborhood bistro where locals gather. With a cozy interior and two spacious patios, diners can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and a diverse and innovative menu with house specialties including Parisian Style Gnocchi, Roasted Red Pepper Bisque and Gorgonzola Stroganoff.
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