You may know the Denver Tech Center, a.k.a. DTC, as the place to find Denver’s biggest businesses and best hotels, but there’s plenty to do here besides work. When the clock strikes five, DTC turns into a mecca for eating, drinking, and having fun. Try some of these DTC bars and restaurants for a meal and a drink, or bring the family down for some fun.
Food for Every Appetite
Whether you’re looking to grab some quick grub or sit down for a full meal, DTC has the restaurant for you. From American-style dinners, like mountain-high hamburgers, to fine cuisine, like juicy surf and turf, head down to DTC to quell your appetite.
Sawara Sushi Express
This family-owned sushi restaurant in the heart of DTC and has every kind of sushi roll you can think of. They also have non-sushi options, such as Teriyaki bowls and Udon, for those looking for something a little different. When you want tasty sushi in DTC, you want Sawara Sushi Express.
With locations across Colorado and even Arizona, Illegal Pete’s has gained a reputation for good food and great fun. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and using only the freshest ingredients, Illegal Pete’s is always a safe bet.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks
The dining room here features intimate private dining areas complemented by handcrafted mahogany woodwork, Tiffany-style lamps, and a stained glass chandelier. Need we say more?
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen has been serving the freshest seafood in DTC since 1986. A family-owned chain with the first restaurant opening in 1897, the Pappas family prides itself on quality food and service, as well as a warm atmosphere.
A Quick Drink after a Long Day
DTC area residents know they’re never too far from a place to grab a quick beer or cocktail. Try one of our three favorite pubs or breweries from the list below.
Great Northern Tavern & Brewery
A fully stocked bar, expansive wine list, and mouthwatering comfort food make the Great Northern Tavern & Brewery the perfect place to retreat to at the end of a long day. Craving a glass – or bottle – of vino? Try their Wine Out Wednesdays, offering 50% off selected bottles of wine.
Fat Willy's Family Sports Grill
Want to watch the game but need to go somewhere the whole family is welcome? Fat Willy’s is the place to be. An upbeat atmosphere with 50 high definition plasma televisions, three projector screens, and 36 beers on tap, this sports grill has what you need. No more arguing over which game to watch!
Halfpenny Brewing Company
Get your fill of Denver’s best brews at Halfpenny Brewing Company. Specializing in English and German-style beers, Halfpenny is known for its upbeat atmosphere and delicious Bavarian soft pretzels. Come in to throw down a Centennial Colorado Common or two and listen to live music with friends.
Beer aficionado? Check out our list of Denver’s best breweries here.
Time to Have Some Fun in DTC
When it’s time to turn off the computer and get out of the office, DTC has just what you need to kick back or have some fun.
The 32.5 acre Wallace Park seems like an oasis in the middle of the DTC. The deer roam, the flowers bloom, and people relax. There’s an exercise area, picnic area, and playground. The highlight though is multipurpose Goldsmith Gulch Trail. Grab your running shoes to pound the pavement or load up your bicycle for a quick ride through town.
While there may not be lions and tigers and bears, there is still plenty of fun to be had at Upstairs Circus in the heart of DTC. Reserve a spot to craft a few DIY projects and soak in the atmosphere, surrounded by friends and other local artists.
Work Less, Play More in DTC
Whether you’re a craft brew enthusiast, sushi lover, or like to hit the trails after work, there is something for everyone in DTC. Stop by StorQuest Self Storage DTC to learn more about the neighborhood. We’re more than a storage company, we’re your neighborhood expert.