The Best Speakeasies In Denver

Your Drinks Are Best Served In Secrecy.

While there are numerous bars that stand out in Denver, these speakeasies remain a secret. If you're looking to take your sips off the beaten path, then these spots are just what you're looking for... as long as you can find them.

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249 Columbine St. - Cherry Creek

Located in the alleyway of the HALCYON Hotel, B&GC awaits you with a vast selection of vintage cocktails. This exclusive speakeasy is the perfect place to enjoy some captivating cocktails like the "Butterfly Effect." Prior to visiting, make sure to make your reservations right here.

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Run For The Roses

1801 Blake St. - LoDo

Dairy Block has been a hot spot for Denver’s nightlife with its array of amazing restaurants and bars, but there's more than meets the eye to the block. If you look a bit closely in the alleyway, you’ll come across a discrete sign that says “Run for the Roses.” If you follow that sign, you'll teleport to an underground lair that offers a wide variety of drinks to help quench your thirst.

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Ghost Donkey

1750 Wewatta St. - LoDo

The Coloradan might be overlooked as just a condominium complex near Denver’s Union Station, but inside, you'll find an oasis of ambient red light and a culture that idolizes tequila and mezcal. If that sounds like your kind of vibe, then make a reservation right here.

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Williams & Graham

3160 Tejon St. - Highlands 

Tucked behind a bookshelf lies the hidden gem that is Williams & Graham. This discreet cocktail bar serves up an intimate and tasteful atmosphere that's full of friendly staff and amazing handcrafted cocktails. Comfort & Craft is at the heart of everything that Williams & Graham does, which is evidently clear when you step foot inside.

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Cooper Lounge

1701 Wynkoop St. - Downtown Denver 

Although Union Station has an abundance of drink and food options, there's one spot that stands out. On the second floor, you'll come across the sophisticated Cooper Lounge. You can't beat a cheeky cocktail before you jump on your train!

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530 E. 19th Ave. - Uptown   

Looking for some drinks while also satisfying your sweet tooth? Then Retrograde is the spot for you. Hidden behind a large freezer door in the Frozen Matter ice cream shop, this bar offers up an array of drinks and food that will have you coming back for more.

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Union Lodge

1543 Champa St. - LoDo

At one point or another, we've all wanted to travel back in time, but what if we told you could do so at this bar? Union Lodge offers pre-prohibition-era-inspired cocktails to take you back in time to help you appreciate those 1920’s vibes.  

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The Cruise Room

1600 17th St. - LoDo

The day that prohibition ended, the Cruise Room opened its doors for the first time. Since then, it has maintained a legendary status within the Oxford Hotel and to every Denver speakeasy enthusiast. Find out for yourself why.

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Millers & Rossi

3542 Walnut St. - RiNo

Everyone can agree that creating cocktails is an art form in and of itself. Millers & Rossi takes that up a notch with a combination of great art and photography paired with high-quality drinks for you to enjoy!

Once you've had a few cocktails, check out more of the best things that Denver has to offer!