The fancy food court Denver Central Market officially opened its doors in September 2016, featuring 11 gourmet vendors, which are some of the city's heaviest hitters of the local culinary scene. The market will be open seven days a week, aiming to provide essential grocery items in a neighborhood that has long been considered a food desert. Besides convenience store items, it will also offer bread, chocolate and ice cream, coffee, meat, and cheese.
Coffee, Ice, Fruits & Veggies
Crema Bodega is a coffee shop offering a full espresso bar, including cold brew coffee and kombucha. There will also be two fridges where customers will find dairy products, such as yogurt, eggs, milk, and sour cream. High Point Creamery is known for their huge selection of ice cream, their old school sodas, egg creams (a beverage consisting of milk, sparkling water, and flavored syrup), ice cream sandwiches, and affogatos (ice cream drowned with a shot of hot espresso). Green Seed grocery is where you get your fruits and veggies.
Baked Goods, Chocolates, Seafood
Izzio Artisan Bakery opens at 7 am daily and offers pastries and breads, breakfast and lunch items. So if you are into toasts or hearty dishes, Izzio is your bakery of choice. Temper Chocolates is for all chocolate lovers, while Silva's Fish Market is for the ones who simply love salmon, halibut, mahi-mahi, octopus and more. Get your seafood delights right away in-store.
Meats & Italian Fare
You may also want to pay a visit to Culture Meat + Cheese, which has everything in stock ranging from breakfast sandwiches to fine specialty cheese. Moreover, pasta and pizza from Vero Italian is as highly recommended as is SK Provisions, which focuses on rotisserie meats. The Local Butcher Shop offers a wide range of local meats, 80% of their meats being from Colorado.
Curio Cocktail Bar
The cocktail bar Curio offers classic cocktails and Curio cocktails, several wines by the glass and bottle, local draft beers, brunch cocktails, and non-alcoholic mocktails and sodas. There is also an Happy Hour from Monday through Friday. The bar is opened until midnight on Friday and Saturday, until 11 pm on Sundays and until 10 pm from Monday through Thursday.
How to get there
Denver Central Market is located at the corner of Larimer Street and 27th Street, which makes it easy for visitors to get there via public transport. There are bus stops nearby on Larimer St (near 28th St), Lawrence St (close to 27th St) as well as at the intersection of Broadway and Larimer St.