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Colt & Gray

Colt & Gray

(Now Closed)
American Restaurant and Gastropub$$$$
Highland, Denver
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  • Chris P.heart icon on user image
    Chris PolloneOctober 21, 2015
    Wonderful meals here. The Colorado lamb is excellent. The duck breast is good, too, but mine was a little too rare, to the point of almost being cold. Get it medium rare. The corn fritters were nice.
  • Rachel K.heart icon on user image
    Rachel KNovember 30, 2015
    Start with the cheese plate (add charcuterie too) with whole grain mustard, pickled vegetables and concord grape sauce. Then get an app, like the panzanella salad with blue cheese (photo).
  • Michael W.
    Michael WallingOctober 21, 2012
    Fantastic.I love food and go on a mission to find the best when I travel to different cities(from Atl). Had the beef cheeks that are braised for 48 hours, snails, and a cheese app. Great drinks too
  • Laurie L.
    Laurie LeviAugust 5, 2013
    Great cocktails, as everyone says. Bone marrow was excellent, as we're the oysters. The Buddhist Chicken was out of this world. Colorado lamb was succulent. Perfect meal, outstanding service!
  • Lars-Erik F.heart icon on user image
    Lars-Erik ForsbergSeptember 21, 2018
    Delicious oysters, tasty cocktails and bone marrow appetizer. Everything we had was fantastic. Highly recommend their Irish coffee for dessert.
  • DenverPost
    DenverPostMay 22, 2013
    The $6 charcuterie + cheese plate makes for quality grazing - standouts include the porchetta di testa, beef tongue pastrami, and lomo embuchado. Read more
  • Denver Westword
    Denver WestwordAugust 5, 2014
    The menu is well thought out, too, with a number of dishes featuring parts of an animal that some people would consider scraps, including award-winning bone marrow. Read more
  • Jessica T.heart icon on user image
    Jessica ToliuszisSeptember 3, 2017
    Craft cocktails. Justin is my favorite. If Pork Shank is on special, get it and get ready 🎉 and the sticky toffee pudding is phenomenal
  • Jennifer K.
    Jennifer KaufmanSeptember 28, 2014
    Believe the hype! This restaurant reminds me of some of the best NYC bistros. The chef had elevated each dish to a new level. Farm to table.
  • Eater
    EaterApril 16, 2012
    Chef/owner Nelson Perkins emphasizes the nose-to-tail concept, offering one of the city's best selections of charcuterie and offal. [Eater 38 Member] Read more
  • Brian W.heart icon on user image
    Brian WilliamsonSeptember 24, 2014
    In a town known for craft beer, Colt & Gray is awesome at craft cocktails. Tell the expert bartenders the flavors you like and let them work their magic.
  • Kaila M.heart icon on user image
    Kaila MazzyFebruary 2, 2016
    Excellent place for cocktails, one of the few bars I know that carries Leopold Brothers Navy Strength Gin. Highly suggest for a nick cocktail.
  • Jess H.
    Jess HunterFebruary 17, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Best cocktails. There's no other comparison. Kevin not only knows his classic cocktails, but he geeks out on his funky beers. Check out the growing wine list. Best burger in town. Get the gauntlet
  • Trent G.
    Trent GillaspieMarch 27, 2013
    Go for the Sazerac and the mean foieburger. You will not regret it. Esp if you've got KB behind the bar. Sticky toffee pudding will finish the night right.
  • Traveloco_Joe
    Traveloco_JoeFebruary 24, 2013
    Hip trendy chic place. Very intriguing cocktail and food menu. Snails with tongue pastrami and blue cheese dusted Gougeres! Yum!
  • CITY GRIT
    CITY GRITAugust 5, 2014
    We love Wine Down Wednesdays when every bottle is 30% off! Start with the amazing Charcuterie and don’t miss the Pan Roasted Rabbit!
  • Alexis O.
    Alexis OrrickOctober 20, 2012
    Craft cocktails galore! Great ambiance and Brian was pleasant conversation and an artist behind the bar. Truly enjoyed our time here.
  • Denver Westword
    Denver WestwordJuly 11, 2013
    The bartenders at Colt & Gray don’t mess around. Just describe some flavors that turn you on, or tell them about a cocktail you dreamed about, or even your favorite band.
  • Anthony
    AnthonySeptember 1, 2012
    Overall great service......I think every worker here made eye contact with me and a smile! I'd recommend the pan roasted rabbit.
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    TheArtofBeerOctober 13, 2013
    Kevin is one of the most talented bartenders I know - let him create an amazing cocktail for you. You won't be disappointed.
  • Meghan N.heart icon on user image
    Meghan NicholsonDecember 15, 2013
    The cocktails at the bar were fantastic, however, for dinner and great service, don't go here. We didn't get our drinks with dinner nor did we get seated within 15 minutes of our reservation.
  • Bon Appetit Magazine
    Bon Appetit MagazineMarch 31, 2011
    Voted one of the best bar snacks in America : the salty-sweet caramel corn studded with cashews and bits of bacon. Follow our link to get the full recipe! Read more
  • Perry E.heart icon on user image
    Perry EvansOctober 7, 2016
    Excellent location, great ambience, mediocre service, good-but-not-great food. Ste Ellie [in basement] is a top-tier cocktail destination.
  • Kelley R.heart icon on user image
    Kelley RobinsonMarch 7, 2015
    Barman's Choice - can't go wrong! Great cocktails!
  • Courtney
    CourtneySeptember 7, 2014
    Ben, the bartender, is pretty amazing. The crab & corn fritters. The crispy rosemary potatoes. THE STICK TOFFEE PUDDING.
  • Denise K.
    Denise KJanuary 19, 2014
    Must try sticky toffee pudding with bourbon ice cream!
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    AbhishekFebruary 10, 2017
    Try the roasted chicken with potatoes and Brussels sprouts. It is awesome!
  • Janna H.heart icon on user image
    Janna H.June 3, 2016
    Fabulous cocktails made by expert bar tenders.
  • Micki B.
    Micki BalderMarch 3, 2018
    Delicious 1.50 oysters 4-6 every day. Also great cocktails!
  • Roger M.heart icon on user image
    Roger MooreApril 1, 2016
    Great cocktails, kinda expensive
  • Claudio C.heart icon on user image
    Claudio CheaAugust 19, 2015
    All drinks and steak offerings yum!! Oysters!!
  • Darcy B.heart icon on user image
    Darcy BMarch 1, 2015
    Cute date spot! It was worth the hype for Restaurant Week!
  • Diane J.
    Diane JocsonOctober 14, 2010
    sticky toffee pudding with bourbon ice cream and order the Opera vintage cocktail. You'll be in a good place after that.
  • Mary B.
    Mary BilekFebruary 13, 2012
    Delicious cocktails, wine list and food! Put yourself in your servers hands. Let them decide for you!
  • Anthony
    AnthonySeptember 1, 2012
    Get the panna cotta for your dessert!
  • Haley T.
    Haley T.February 18, 2012
    The prosciutto is fantastic. Strangely enough, it's the one thing on the menu they don't make in-house.
  • Kelsey M.
    Kelsey McKeeSeptember 5, 2014
    Good for cocktails at the bar. Great vibe.
  • Amy S.
    Amy SpectorMay 20, 2013
    Classy, low-key place for great wine and good conversation
  • BestOf
    BestOfSeptember 8, 2011
    Winner of Best Bone Marrow 2011. See more of the best at http://bestof.voiceplaces.com/denver Read more
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 26, 2014
    Check out Colt and Gray as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate Read more
  • Denver Westword
    Denver WestwordOctober 18, 2011
    Sit near the fireplace while sipping on a top-notch cocktail, beer, or wine. Read more
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Hosea Rosenberg, chef of Blackbelly Catering, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Crispy pig trotter . Read more
  • Aaron C.
    Aaron CohenNovember 12, 2013
    This place is flat amazing. Gorgeous charcuterie.
  • Doug T.
    Doug ThielenOctober 8, 2010
    If you are a fan of IPA's and Belgian beers ya have to try the Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Wild! Soooooo good!
  • Crystal D.
    Crystal DörnerApril 8, 2011
    Wonderful place. Fav in Denver. Have the barmans choice from Kevin for sure!
  • Chris B.
    Chris B.March 11, 2012
    They make all their bitters. If you don't want what's on the drink list, they'll make a drink to suit your tastes
  • Timothy S.heart icon on user image
    Timothy StateMarch 28, 2015
    Great special occasion place.
  • Neil R.
    Neil RobertsonAugust 17, 2011
    Let the bartenders make you a whiskey drink. You're guaranteed to love it.
  • The N.
    The NigeMay 16, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Jenna's Bacon Cashew Caramel corn is extra good, and it's going to be in Bon Apetit with a special cocktail by Kevin.
  • Dan H.
    Dan HenrySeptember 16, 2013
    Kevin is a stud. Ask him for good drinks.
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