4755 Castleton Way
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Phone: (303) 814-9999
Fax: (303) 814-0688
Located in the 'burbs', of Denver, Robusto is an exemplary bar and cigar lounge. One of the top bars in the live music scene, Robusto hosts fantastic events on a regular basis. The entertainment calendar is always packed, from cigar themed events and Texas hold 'em poker to live music performances. Enjoy blues and jazz as you take a deep whiff from the world-class cigars. Don't forget to try the martinis, they'e a local favorite!
This famed live music venue hosted some illustrious names in the past, including The Doors and Cream. It remains one of Denver's premier alternative music stages and hosts fantastic local acts. Friday and Saturday nights are the best for gigs, with many national acts passing through; weekdays are more themed, with ladies night on Thursday and, sometimes, the stage is the perfect foil for a raucous evening of karaoke. Check the website for details of upcoming events.
Eck's Saloon, located in Lakewood, is quite close to Denver and is a major local music magnet. Every night the club has something different to offer. Each day of the week is dedicated to a local band and events like ladies night, karaoke nights, free food night and the like are regular here. If the live-music isn't enough for you, there are over 40 TV screens, 8 pool tables, foosball, dartboards, air hockey and arcade games to keep you entertained. Voted as the best local bar, Eck's Saloon is definitely worth a visit for the the varied range of local live-band performances it hosts.
One of the most happening venues in the city, Hi-Dive is a popular nightclub and live-music venue located in south Denver. Known for its action packed live entertainment, Hi-Dive has regular gigs and concerts. The venue has has won accolades from magazines and been named 'Best Rock Club' multiple times. A favorite with music fanatics in the city, the venue plays host to performances by local talents as well as national artists. The club has quickly become an 'important institution' in the city and a must-visit venue for Indie music fans. They have a full-bar and the bartenders are more than happy to keep the drinks pouring in and to keep your "spirits up" as you cheer your favorite band.
Located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, The Funky Buddha Lounge is a hip locals hangout. With two rooftop patios, a list of signature martinis, live music and the best bar bites in Denver, it's no wonder this place is always buzzing with activity. If you're looking to experience some nightlife or just grab a drink with friends, The Funky Buddha Lounge is the place to be.
The weekend mariachi band and outdoor dining are the best aspects of a meal at El Noa Noa, but not because the food is so-so, but because it is so standard. The large open dining room moves with a constant frenzy and tends to be loud, especially if a band takes the stage. The standards are all here, including burritos, enchiladas and tacos. Or for something different opt for the fried trout in garlic sauce, or the stuffed shrimp.
Dazzle splashes a hefty dash of art deco, creating a glitzy bit of night magic in a space that looks nothing but drab from the outside. The huge bar and dining area could easily pass for a hip speak-easy, and the jazzy ambiance goes well with the wide selection of martinis. Service runs slow at times, but the dining room has a relaxed, darkened atmosphere. The menu is wide ranging, presenting everything from burgers to seafood, tamales to smoked duck. The crab cake appetizers are also a specialty.
At La Rumba, formerly known as 9th Avenue West, sultry salsa dancing takes center stage. Within this spacious and colorful club, decorated down to the bathrooms with art from Picasso and his contemporaries, comfortable couches and sleek tables line the slick-tiled floor which gives way to salsa dancing through the night. This is one of Denver's few clubs that will make you feel out of place if you enter in T-shirt and shorts; dress is very classy. Free salsa dance lessons are also given.
If you are searching for a low-key neighborhood joint, crowded every night with Capitol Hill locals, the Park Tavern might be your best bet. Three two-for-one Happy Hours are offered daily (4:30p-6:30p, and 10p-midnight) making it one of Denver's true drinking nests. The pool tables and jukebox serve as nice diversions. Tuesday is open mike night, so bring along the guitar. A new chef has spiced up the bar menu that includes Jalapeno Poppers, Cheese Sticks, New York Strip Steak, hamburgers, pizza and Mexican fare.
Vinyl, the nightclub, is a popular one-stop for the young crowd to have some uninhibited fun. There is no shortage of bars here, in fact the club has three! A large spacious dance floor is on the ground level with a raised lounge upstairs and a more intimate downstairs area. The music here is spun by talented DJ's with quality drinks made by knowledgeable bartenders. It can get a little crowded on the weekends, so be sure to be there early to avoid the lines.
Located in a turn of the century stone church, this place is Denver's hottest nightspot and trendiest disco. The crowded main dance floor resides where pews once rested and a high tech lighting system flickers among awe-inspiring stained glass windows. Other rooms adjacent to the large dance floor offer sushi and pizza and inviting booths for lounging. Another room downstairs plays host to local bands. Check the website for cover prices as they vary on the weekends.
A beauty salon and a bar all wrapped up in one location, what more could someone ask for? Enjoy a Martini while you get your nails done at the Beauty Bar, the first beauty salon-themed bar in Denver. They also have DJ nights and other interesting parties that make the experience even more memorable. For further details, visit their website.