Denver is a great city for foodies and other people who enjoy fine dining. Why? They have an array of restaurants that cater to a variety of taste buds. One that is well respected in the Larimer Square area is Alto. This restaurant offers contemporary new American cuisine that is well-prepared and delightful. Below are details on Alto and what you can expect when you visit them.
1320 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202
Happy Hour: T-F, 3-6
Dinner: T-Sat, 5-late
Contemporary New American Cuisine
Alto offers cuisine that is seasonal, organic and locally harvested. Their menu changes regularly, so keep this in mind. What you eat in the winter won’t be the same thing you eat in summer. Currently, they offer foods like grilled quail and ½ shell oysters. Their food falls under the category of contemporary new American cuisine, so when you go there think of foods that the early colonists ate. This idea is the basis of what they serve year round. Don’t worry. You will be taken by the food you eat there since this restaurant is under the direction of Michael Farrell (Executive Chef & General Manager). He is well-known and acclaimed in the food and wine industry. This man understands the business of food and how to please his customers.
The ambiance at Alto caters to adults. It’s where foodies and other fine diners go to enjoy music and a memorable meal. As a result, it’s not the place to take kids or an extended family unless it’s couples night. In other words, leave your kids home with the babysitter and go out for dinner without them.
Expect to Pay
Prices at Alto restaurant aren’t cheap. So go when you don’t mind paying a little more for fine dining. Expect to pay $75 per person. If you are looking for a bargain, this is not the restaurant to visit. Keep in mind that the food and ambience’s at Alto’s is excellent and you will get what you pay for.
You don’t have to put on a formal dress or tux when you visit Alto restaurant, but you do need to dress in business casual attire. So leave the jeans at home. Put on a nice pair of slacks or dress suit in order to fit in.
Odds and Ends
One thing you’ll enjoy at Alto is the free, live music. Local bands and artists frequent this joint and play a variety of jazz and blues. The month of May alone has a great line up. So think of this when you plan a visit. It adds to the ambiance of the restaurant.
So are you ready to eat a bit of quail? Call Alto today and make reservations. You can also go online and check out their menu at http://www.altodenver.com/index.html.