What Do Mothers Want? Reservations.

May 12, 2019

Bridgewater Grill @ the Golden Hotel
800 11th Street
$48 Adults | $39 Distinguished Guests 65 and Older | $18 Children 6-12 | 5 and Under Complimentary
Reservations required: 303-279-2010
10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Buffalo Rose
1119 Washington Avenue
SWING NIGHT SUPPER CLUB: A special evening for fans of BIG BAND and swing dancing. Dinner specials at 4:00, two and a half hours of live BIG BAND jazz from 5:00 to 7:30 by the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra – featuring Deborah Stafford. Dance or just listen to the great Swing Era music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and more. Only $15 at the door. All ages welcome – under 18 with a guardian.

Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar
1299 Washington Avenue
Offering an a la carte brunch menu. Mom’s will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles on us!
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Mountain Toad Brewing
900 Washington Avenue
Scrumptious Sundae Bar on Mother’s Day
Come and share a custom made sundae with Mom on Mother’s Day! The Scrumptious truck will be here serving all day to celebrate Mom.
12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Nomad Taqueria & Beer Garden @ Origin Red Rocks
18485 W. Colfax Avenue
In honor of moms everywhere, we’re extending our brunch service to 2:00 p.m. Festivities include:

  • Limited edition Smoked Salmon and Avocado Eggs Benedict
  • First mimosa for Mom on us!
  • AikoPops a Unique Eatery will be on-site with complimentary popsicles for patio guests
  • Pickletown Flower Co truck on-site for guests to make mom a bouquet [$25]
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Old Capitol Grill & Smokehouse
1122 Washington Avenue
Mother’s Day Buffet – She taught you how to use a spoon…. Celebrate her with us! Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet, including a carving station and an omelette station. ‘Mom’osa anyone?
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Schnepf’s Restaurant
3050 Illinois Street
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Table Mountain In Grill & Cantina
1310 Washington Avenue
Indulge in a full brunch buffet including carving stations, chilled seafood display, assorted desserts and more.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Vice Kitchen Wine Whiskey
18445 W. Colfax Avenue #104
Mother’s Day Brunch plus the Bloom Bar Flower Truck will be visiting. Create your own bouquet.

Windy Saddle Cafe
1110 Washington Avenue
Special menu just for moms – $10; regular menu for all others.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Golden

May 5, 2019
Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Golden Colorado

Today is May 5th, which–as we all know–is the date we commemorate the Mexican Army‘s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. (Wikipedia).

We have (at least) five ways to celebrate in Golden.

  • The Old Capitol Grill is serving Jalapeno Margaritas, Chicken Mole, and Pork Green Chili.
  • Old Capitol Grill & Smokehouse | 1122 Washington Ave | 303-279-6390 | Map
  • El Dorado is offering drink specials when you purchase food: $4 Corona Familiar, 2-for-1 house margaritas, and 2-for-1 Patron Shots.
  • El Dorado Mexican Restaurant | 720 Arapahoe Street | 303-278-4644 | (Map)
  • The Golden Hotel suggests a refreshing Blackberry Ginger Margarita on their Creekside patio.
  • Bridgewater Grill in the Golden Hotel |  800 11th St.  |  303-279-2010 | Map
  • Mountain Toad Brewing will be serving their El Sapo Mexican Lager, and will have authentic Mexican cuisine from Cilantro & Perejil.
  • Mountain Toad |  900 Washington Ave.  |  720-638-3244  |  Map
  • New Terrain Brewing will have live music by Buffalo Commons from 2-5PM and tasty fiesta food from Comida Mexicana. They will also be re-releasing the Key Largo Key Lime Kolsch–back for the summer season!
  • New Terrain Brewing Company  |  16401 Table Mountain Parkway  |  (720) 771-6997  |  Map

Easter Brunch Options in Golden

April 21, 2019
Easter Brunches - Golden Colorado

Reservations are recommended for all establishments.

BRIDGEWATER GRILL @ the Golden Hotel
800 11th Street
In the tradition of the grand hotels of the old west,
we proudly present our Easter brunch buffet
Adults – $48 | Distinguished Guests 65 and Older – $39 | Children 6-12 – $18 | Children 5 and Under – Complimentary
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

1301 Arapahoe Street
Join us Easter Sunday for a Brunch Buffet. $15 for adults and $7 for children.
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

111 Rubey Drive
Come enjoy a delicious Easter brunch with us! Reservations are recommended but not required. Let us do the cooking for you!
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

1299 Washington Avenue
We will be offering a special a la carte Easter brunch menu that will be a brunch to celebrate!
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

3050 Illinois Street
Easter Brunch at Schnepf’s Restaurant is a delicious spread like no other! Bottomless mimosa specials, kids buffet, carving stations, decadent desserts and those beautiful views!
Adults – $40 | Children 10 and under – $15 | Children 3 and under – free
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

1310 Washington Avenue
Bring the whole family to enjoy a special tradition featuring a full buffet and kids buffet with omelet station, chilled seafood display, carving stations with spiral cut ham and roasted leg of lamb, and assorted desserts.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Easter Brunch at the Golden Hotel

April 11, 2019

Easter will be here before you know it! The Bridgewater Grill in the Golden Hotel will be serving their usual (overwhelmingly good) brunch on Sunday April 21st. Brunch starts at 10:30AM with the final seating at 3:30PM. Learn more…. Reservation are required: 303.279.2010.

Enjoy selections including Roasted Leg of Lamb, House-Smoked Roasted Prime Rib, Southwest Salmon, Smoked Virginia Ham, Chef’s Seafood Selections and Blackened Chicken Breast in addition to a variety of Freshly Prepared Salads, an Omelet Station, Traditional Eggs Benedict, Candied Pecan Waffles, an indulgent Dessert Display and Much More!

Bridgewater Grill in the Golden Hotel |  800 11th St.  |  303-279-2010 | Map

Western on Washington!

April 6, 2019

This coming Friday, April 12th, don your Wild West best and stroll among Golden’s finest saloons during the Western on Washington. This is great community event: it’s a fund-raiser to fund new playground equipment for Mitchell Elementary.

Tickets start at just $30 and include libations and chuck wagon tastes at the Buffalo Rose, the Old Capitol Grill & Smokehouse, Miners Saloon, Ace Hi Tavern, Jolynn’s Food & Spirits, Barrels & Bottles Brewery, Colorado +49 Cidery & Pub, and the Golden Hotel/Bridgewater Grill.

After all the gallivanting, settle in at the new Buffalo Rose for a concert by 2018 Telluride Bluegrass Band Contest Winner Wood Belly. Learn more and buy tickets….

Lots of Irish Food This Weekend

March 16, 2019

Grateful Bread is offering a special St. Patrick’s Day baking of Parker House Rolls (made with lots of local butter) today. They remind us that these rolls are the perfect complement to corned beef and cabbage–as are their rye bread and pumpernickel bread. Get them before they sell out! If you miss them don’t worry–they have a couple dozen other breads, buns, and rolls today. They will be open from 10AM-2:30PM.
Grateful Bread | 425 Violet Street | 303-681-5406 | Map

The Bridgewater Grill at the Golden Hotel has some special menu items this weekend, including a breakfast of Green Eggs and Ham with Green Bell Pepper and Golden Hash for $12. For lunch and dinner, they’re offering Corned Beef and Cabbage – House Corned Beef Brisket, Herman Joseph Beer Braised Cabbage, Fingerling Potatoes and Roasted Baby Carrots served with your choice of House or Caesar Salad for $18 OR Shepherd’s Pie served with your choice of House or Caesar Salad and Caraway Garlic Bread $18
Bridgewater Grill  |  800 11th St.  |  303-279-2010  |  Map

New Terrain Brewing is having a St. Paddy’s Party
11AM-11PM. Don your green and let’s get silly for some St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans! We’ll have Irish GreenGrass by Ragged Union, Irish dancers, tasty-riffic Irish bites from J Street Catering and Food Truck, and we’ll toast with our seasonal special, the MintNight Express Chocolate-Mint Stout. Sláinte!
New Terrain Brewing Company  |  16401 Table Mountain Parkway  |  (720) 771-6997  |  Map

Mountain Toad Brewing is releasing a tadpole (small) batch of Irish Coffee Stout today, and they’re offering discounts all weekend on Irish Red and Ryrish Stout, as well as green Mountain Toad green shirts and hats.
Mountain Toad Brewing  |  900 Washington Avenue  |  720-638-3244  |  Map

Jolynn’s Food and Spirits will be serving corned beef and cabbage, reubens, and green beer all weekend.
Jolynn’s Food & Spirits  |  1224 Washington Avenue  |  303-271-0730  |  Map

Holidaily Brewing will be visited by Dedicated Bistro & Bakery from 12-8PM, serving gluten-free Shepherd’s Pie, Fish & Chips, Reuben Load Fried, Irish Shortbread Cookies, and more.
Holidaily Brewing Co.  |  801 Brickyard Circle  |  303-867-5309  |  Map

Tune in tomorrow for more St. Patrick’s Day delights!

Valentine’s Dinner at The Golden Hotel

February 10, 2019

In the tradition of the grand hotels of the old West, we proudly present our Valentine’s Dinner Selections. These special selections will be available on February 14, 15 and 16 in the restaurant during dinner hours. Our full regular menu will also be available. Advance reservations required: 303.279.2010.

Shrimp and Blue Crab Cocktail
Baby Spring Mix Greens with Coriander Grilled Asparagus
Honey-Glazed Pine Nut and Applewood-Smoked Colorado Goat Cheese
with Agave Raspberry Vinaigrette
Fire-Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Caramelized Onion Sauce
Butter-Baked Lobster Tail
Served with Honey-Glazed Carrots and Herb-Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
(Entrée duet add $15)
Dark Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Cheesecake
$52 per person plus tax

Golden Hotel  |  Bridgewater Grill  |  800 11th St.  |  303-279-2010

Super Bowl Parties in Golden

February 3, 2019

Chances are good that any bar or restaurant that has a TV will have it tuned to the Super Bowl, but here are specific parties that I know of here in Golden:

Ace Hi Tavern
The Ace is serving up a free BBQ buffet during the Super Bowl. Drink specials all day long!
Ace Hi Tavern  |  1216 Washington Avenue  |  303-279-9043

Bridgewater Grill at the Golden Hotel
Join us in the Lounge for SUPER BOWL SUNDAY! We will be offering our “Golden Hour” today. Our “Golden Hour” menu features House-Smoked Pork Sliders, Rosa’s Award-Winning Pork Green Chili, Smoked Paprika Roasted Garlic House-Made Hummus, Chili Cheese Fries and Smoked Gouda Bites. In addition, we will also be featuring Buffalo Hot Wings and Chips with Salsa and Guacamole. All items are just $5 each! 12-8PM
Bridgewater Grill  |  800 11th St.  |  303-279-2010  |  Map

Cast Iron Tavern
Come watch the Super Bowl with us on the big projection screen and tv takeover! We’ll have a special football menu, beer deals, and touchdown Jell-O shots! Last year’s Super Bowl brought on our awesome Philly Cheesesteak, and we can’t wait to see what Chef Bob comes up with this year! What better way to spend the ultimate Sunday Fun-day?! Open at 11AM
Cast Iron Tavern  |  111 N. Rubey Dr  |  303-271-9315  |  Map

Trailhead Taphouse
Rally up the crew and come on down to the Trailhead Taphouse & Kitchen in historic Golden, CO to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday! All day specials, 22 drinks on tap, and big screen TVs. See you then! 11AM-9:30PM
Trailhead Taphouse  |  811 12th St.  |  720-638-9009  |  Map

Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill
20 large screen TVs, shots and drinks specials, plus a free halftime dinner buffet!
Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill | 18200 W. Colfax Ave. | 303-277-1551 | Map

Preview of February Business Events in Golden

February 1, 2019

Golden restaurants are taking advantage of our holiday lights to launch a new event this year: Winter Lights, Winter Nights will last from February 1st-10th. More than a dozen Golden restaurants are offering special menus, free drinks with an entree, discounts, etc. Enjoy a stroll downtown to enjoy the beautiful holiday lights, and follow up with a special dining experience. Since we’re also celebrating Heart and Soul of Golden month, why not see a play at Miners Alley or take advantage of free admission at the Golden History Center, the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, or the CSM Geology Museum? See the Winter Lights, Winter Nights list to plan a great evening out….

Of course, Golden’s businesses have many other events planned this month. A partial list appears below. For details on any of the following, see the Calendar of Events.

Mountain Toad Brewing – First Friday Happy Hour with Dee Dee and the Shakers, 4-7PM
Winter on the Rocks Pre-Party at Nomad Taqueria
Quilt ’til U Wilt
Free Pancake Breakfast at Avalanche Harley-Davidson
Heart Candy Box workshop at Home Depot
Brewery Boot Camp at Holidaily
Holidaily’s 3rd Anniversary Party
Earth Sweet Botanicals – Three Year Anniversary Party
Ski And Board Tune Onesie Party! at Coda Brewing
Woody’s Downhill Saturday
Tony Rosario at Dirty Dogs Roadhouse
Super Bowl Parties at Bridgewater Grill, Cast Iron Tavern, Wrigley’s Chicago Bar & Grill, and Trailhead Taphouse
3rd Annual Mountain Toad’s Gigante Guac-Off
Complimentary Wine Tasting at Indulge
CMS Avalanche Awareness Clinic at Bent Gate
Bend at the Barrel – Yoga and Tea Pairing
Class: Turtle Pincusion at the Golden Quilt Company
Cooking Class – The Power of Chocolate at Earth Sweet Botanicals
Healthy Skin Club at Earth Sweet Botanicals
Easy Bath Updates at Home Depot
Couples Massage Workshop @ Golden Yoga and Healing Arts
Spa Day at Virtuosity Dance Centre
Valentine Cookie Decorating
1st Annual Community Beer Night at Pedal Pushers
Dance & Yoga Night at Ashtanga Yoga
Drum Circle Mediation – Golden Body & Brain Yoga
Natural Perfume Making Workshop – Earth Sweet Botanicals
Sip and Shop at Cast Iron Tavern
Paint and Sip Class at Holidaily
Sipping +Sewing – Beginners at Holidaily
Golden Beer Talks at Windy Saddle
Fly-Tying Class
Backcountry 101 at Bent Gate
Valentine’s Day Truffle & Beer Tasting at New Terrain
Valentine’s Scents & Sips – A Candle, Wine & Floral Experience @ Mountain Lux Candles
Family Game Night at On Tap Credit Union
Inspired by Mountains at Bent Gate
Valentine’s Day Menu at the Golden Hotel (14th – 16th)
Valentine’s Day Date Night @ Virtuosity Dance Centre
Installing a Faucet at Home Depot
Let Your Love Show – A Couples Yoga & Relationship Workshop @ Golden Yoga and Healing Arts
Folk ‘n Frosting: A Bluegrass, Wine and Cupcake Event at Barrels & Bottles
Open Mic at Dirty Dogs Roadhouse
Ski & Snowboard Tune Night at New Terrain
Fly-Tying with Golden River Sports
Home Heating Methods at Golden Real Estate
Make a Pipe Coat Hanger at Home Depot
Mystery Mayhem at Golden Quilt Company
Installing Wall Tile at Home Depot
Buffalo Bill Birthday Party @ Rock Rest Lodge
SAT Prep Workshop – English
Open Mic Night at Dirty Dogs Roadhouse
Cooking Class – Soups & Stews at Earth Sweet Botanicals
Of Mountains and Mental Health at Bent Gate

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Golden

December 30, 2018

Do you have plans for New Year’s Eve? There are several celebrations planned here in town, including a Disco Party (Miners Saloon), a Polka Party (Kickers Club) , live jazz (Bridgewater Grill), guitar (Dagotto’s), retro rock (Dirty Dogs) and lots of great food!

BRIDGEWATER GRILL @ the Golden Hotel
800 11th Street
Three Course Dinner $63
Dinner & Wine Pairing $72
Tax, service, and beverages (other than wine pairings) extra.
Live music from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., featuring Teresa Carroll – vocals, Andy Weyl – piano, Ken Walker – bass and Dave Rolhf – drums
Reservations required: 303-279-2010

700 12th Street
Reservations required
Chef Tony is preparing a wonderful 5 course Italian Dinner and paired wines to compliment each course (Soup: Lobster Bisque; Salad: Caesar Salad; Pasta: Penne Pasta with Spinach and Prosciutto; Entrée: Beef Tenderloin or Seared Salmon; Dessert: Holiday Hazelnut Chocolate Crostata). We will also have champagne toasts on the hour beginning at 10pm-Midnight. Entertainment: Mike Scarpelli.  Door prizes!  $75.00 per person. There is a discount for customers who wish to not have the wine pairings. 
8:00 p.m. to Midnight

16776 W. 50th Avenue
Featuring The Alpine Polkadots
Party favors and champagne toast at midnight
Member $10.00 / Guest $15.00 – Food and drinks available for purchase
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. / Band 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

17999 W. Colfax Avenue
We are offering a four-course dinner consisting of Crab Stuffed Mushrooms, a salad, 14-16oz Prime Rib and 1/2lb King Crab leg entree, and a Crème Brulee for $60 per person. Make your reservations soon. We only have seating for 15 couples unless you bring friends, and then we can seat two couples at each table. We will also have the heaters on on the patio! The Prime Rib with be rare to Medium this year!!!
Dinner followed by our 2nd Annual  New Year’s Bash! We have the Jane’s Gang Band playing from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. These guys are freakin’ good!!! Come on out and rock in the New Year with us! We will have champagne and party favors at midnight.

1299 Washington Avenue 
Pop the bubbly and ring in the New Year with us at Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar.    Featuring an affordable a la carte menu with some of our customers’ favorite items, as well as lobster and fillet mignon surf and turf special.  Special “6 Under $60” sparkling wine list.
11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

1109 Miners Alley
Disco New Year’s Eve
8:30 p.m. to close
Prizes and giveaways
Complimentary champagne toast at midnight

900 Washington Avenue
Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with Farmer on the Hive at Mountain Toad Brewery. We will have a special menu that will pair with any beer on tap!
4:00 to 10:00 p.m.

16401 Table Mountain Pkwy
New Year’s Eve Pre-Party
Join us for our 3rd annual New Year’s Eve pre-party! We’ll have a full bevy of frothy brews flowing, and Whitewater Ramble will be bringing the groovy vibes with their High-Octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass! At 9:00 p.m. we’ll raise a glass together as we toast to the awesomeness that awaits us in 2019!