In less than a 15-minute drive from our Cherry Creek Denver apartments is the Mile High City’s oldest and most historic block – Larimer Square. Although it’s near the LoDo area, Larimer Square is designated as its own unique district full of history, shops, dining, and entertainment. In a nutshell – Larimer Square is full of fun. Here’s a quick breakdown of what’s going on in the historic yet hip Larimer Square.
For residents of our apartments in Cherry Creek who love to shop, Larimer Square boasts nearly two dozen shops for you to visit and peruse. Take a look at a few of the shops you’ll find in the historic square.
Eve – At Eve, shoppers will find women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories that are unique and unmistakably feminine. You’ll be sure to find something that you’d never find at a department store or mall.
Moda Man – Locally owned and uniquely styled, Moda Man offers both casual and dress attire for men. They also specialize in custom shirts and clothing.
Scarpaletto – If you love shoes, you’ll love Scarpaletto. The boutique boasts a massive array of fine footwear for both men and women, as well as handbags, sunglasses, leather jackets, and other accessories.
For a full directory of shops, visit Larimer Square’s directory.
Pick a type of food and Larimer Square probably has it. From BBQ and seafood to Mediterranean and Asian – every craving you could imagine can be satisfied when you visit this historic district. Start planning your next meal out by taking a look at some of the many restaurants located at Larimer Square.
Bistro Vendome – Featuring classic French bistro fare, Bistro Vendome boasts fresh food using local and seasonal ingredients as well as a full bar. Purposely a bistro and not a cafe or brasserie, guests can expect to find menu items such as duck leg confit, chicken liver mousse, Croque monsieur, and more.
Ocean Prime – As a Cameron Mitchell restaurant, Ocean Prime is an American restaurant featuring prime cuts of steak and an impressive seafood menu. Add to that an extensive wine and cocktail list and you have a recipe for success. Try their blackened snapper, butter-poached lobster tail, or your choice of steak with a multitude of sides and sauces.
Rioja – Rioja creates incredible Mediterranean food while using both local and imported ingredients. They offer a seasonally-changing menu with delicious brunch on the weekends. Indulge in handmade pasta like Colorado lamb with gnocchi or artichoke tortelloni, or opt for their grilled mole quail or Petaluma chicken.
Tamayo – If Mexican cuisine is what you’re craving, Tamayo is taking it to the next level. Featuring a stunning rooftop deck, this establishment offers traditional Latin dishes with a modern flair. From the menu, choose from items such as Mahi Mahi ceviche, chili and coffee-rubbed carne asada, al pastor tacos, or crab enchiladas. Don’t forget to wash it down with a housemade margarita.
For a full directory of restaurants and dining, visit the Larimer Square website and directory.
Nightlife and Bars
From a night out with friends to a romantic date evening, Larimer Square has plenty of nightlife and bars to choose from. Residents of our Cherry Creek Denver apartments will never have a boring night in with so many fun establishments to visit.
Comedy Works – Known as one of the nation’s best comedy clubs, Comedy Works attracts world-renowned comedians as well as local favorites. Shows range from family-friendly to adults-only, so there is always something for everyone. Check their schedule for upcoming acts and events.
Corridor 44 – Champagne, cocktails, and a great atmosphere – what more do you really need? Corridor 44 is Denver’s only champagne bar and they boast an extensive menu ranging from the inexpensive and ‘budget’ cocktails to the rare and indulgent. Be sure to pair your champagne with their lamb lollipops or oysters.
Green Russell – Known as a ‘chef-driven cocktail joint,’ Green Russell is the perfect place for drinks with friends or an intimate moment with your partner. They feature a variety of house bitters, infusions, sodas, freshly squeezed juices, small-batch spirits, and regional finds. Not to mention, the environment is intimate and perfect for enjoying great conversation.
For a full list of Larimer Square’s bars and nightlife, take a look at their website and directory.
Fun is only minutes away from our Cherry Creek apartments at Larimer Square
Bars, shopping, and great food – there are few finer things in life and they’re all centrally-located at Larimer Square, just a short drive from our apartments in Cherry Creek. Make Gardens at Cherry Creek your home today. Book a tour and make one of our luxurious floor plans your new home.