The Populist
Evening tasting menus & top-shelf drinks
New American · River North Art District · $$
The Zagat Review
4.4
Food
4.1
Decor
4.2
Service
 
At this arty RiNo fixture, "inventive" , "tasty" Eclectic dishes and "wowing" tasting menus are served in a "social" atmosphere by a staff that really "knows the menu" ; even conventional types who consider the "interesting" vibe "a little too hipster" (and craft cocktails from the patchwork-copper bar "a bit overpriced" ) might enjoy the light-strung patio, which "feels like a beautiful get-together with friends."
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Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
location 3163 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205, USA phone +1 720-432-3163 website thepopulistdenver.com directions Get Directions
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Drinks
Outdoor seating
People watching
Takeout
Lively scenes
Zagat Mentions of The Populist
Google Reviews
4.6
(164)
My absolute neighborhood GO-TO spot for either a casual and cozy dinner, or a special night out on the tasting menu- which is such good value. I've been here a dozen times and I have never had a bad meal. I have dreams about the chocolate pot dessert. It's also the best burger in Denver.
Carmel Maddox · April 23, 2018
I'll give this venue 4 stars. Food is tasty and well-presented bur the portions are small. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. I don't like the general atmosphere as it was dark and noisy. Prices are quite high for small portions they offer. I'm not sure I'll come back soon.
Sarah Jackson · March 19, 2018
Excellent! The drinks were inventive and tasty. The menu is small, but we found plenty of appealing options. The potato croquettes appetizer was so wonderful, we ordered another one! I had tandoori chicken and it was delicious, tender and interesting. My husband enjoyed the ribeye also. We will be back regularly.
JQ Bennett · March 8, 2018