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Shop Small This Holiday Season: Support Local Denver Metro Area Businesses

Now, more than ever, it is important to support local businesses throughout our community. When you consider how many small businesses surround you in your everyday lives, it is impressive to think about the amount of time, commitment, and labor these hard-working individuals contribute to make their business thrive and grow. Small businesses count on our patronage to stay afloat, so let’s shop local this holiday season and help out in the communities we love! Below is a list of our team’s favorite local spots that we supported last year. If you would like to read more tips on supporting local businesses this holiday season, see our tips here.

Berkeley Park Sushi Co

Address: 4404 Yates Street. Denver, Colorado 80212

Website: https://cosushico.com/

This is a great sushi restaurant in the Berkeley neighborhood dedicated to celebrating and serving the highest quality of fish while offering good prices in a simple execution. They have a simple menu consisting of mostly hand-rolls along with Colorado’s best Japanese craft beer list. While they can’t do in-person dining currently, they do offered a to-go “roll it yourself” hand-roll kit that makes for a fun and delicious eating experience.

The Perfect Petal

Address: 3600 W 32nd Ave B, Denver, CO 80211

Website: https://www.theperfectpetal.com/

The Perfect Petal has a staff of leading Denver floral designers who can teach a room full of flower lovers, style a flower photo shoot for a local restaurant group, or be completely happy with a mug of tea and a birthday order to contemplate. Creative florist shop with a boutique offering soaps, scents, plants & other hostess gifts. This is the perfect spot to find a last-minute holiday gift for someone in your life that has everything.

Footers Catering & Events

Address: 4190 Garfield St, Denver, CO 80216

Website: https://www.footerscatering.com/

Footers Catering was founded in 1981 by Jimmy Lambatos. In 2010, Jimmy’s son, Anthony, and Anthony’s wife, April, purchased the business and transitioned to a second-generation family business. Their passion for amazing events and distinctive company culture in their industry has elevated the Footers tradition to become a top business in Denver.

Footers Catering is committed to using the freshest ingredients cooked on-site at every event. Footers Catering is proud to offer full event coordination to ensure that every detail is perfect for your wedding, corporate event, charitable gathering, or family party. Footers Catering is currently offering a holiday special of hot cocoa kits.  Don’t forget to treat yourself, your family, employees, or neighbors to our unique Holiday Dinner Experience that includes our Cocoa Kit as well as our famous Decorate-Your-Own Cookie Kit!

Abrusci’s Fire & Vine

Address: 2200 Youngfield St, Lakewood, CO 80215

Website: fireandvineco.com

Great wood-fired pie’s along with all the amazing Italian fare.  The beautiful atmosphere when you can be there!  At Fire & Vine, we serve classic wood-fired pizza, proudly made from local ingredients, paired with exceptional wines and craft beers from around the world within a contemporary rustic environment. We carry on Abrusci’s community-oriented cuisine and tradition of homemade recipes and homegrown ingredients.

Teller’s Taproom & Kitchen

Address: 1990 Youngfield St, Lakewood, CO 80215

Website: tellerstaproom.com

Tellers Taproom is a favorite neighborhood spot, great beers, great food, a special treat on your birthday. Established in 2011, Tellers Taproom is a place where friends, family, and neighbors can gather together and enjoy each other’s company—offering a wide selection of beers on tap and a menu that will bring you back for more. We look forward to seeing you often.

Malone’s Club House Bar and Grill

Location: shopping center on NE corner of 64th & Indiana

Website: https://www.malonesclubhousegrill.com/menu

This place is great for a menu variety that covers everything … and it is inexpensive, too.  Malone’s Clubhouse Grill is a local restaurant proudly serving the Arvada and Golden communities with casual dining for 15 years. Featuring a diverse menu, full-service bar, live sports, and a family-friendly atmosphere, Malone’s is the perfect place for a casual family night out. When searching for an American restaurant in the Arvada and Golden communities, look no further than Malone’s.

 

Table Mountain Inn

Location: In downtown Golden at the SW corner of 14th & Washington

Website: www.tablemountaininn.com

This is almost as good as going to Santa Fe, and the food (although it isn’t northern New Mexico) is very good.  From its Spanish Style to its Western Elegance, Table Mountain Inn has come full circle from its origins. Table Mountain Inn is a hotel where nothing has been overlooked for the guest’s convenience and comfort and a hotel where the city of Golden can be proud!

From its Spanish Style to its Western Elegance, Table Mountain Inn has come full circle from its origins. Table Mountain Inn is a hotel where nothing has been overlooked for the guest’s convenience and comfort and a hotel of which the city of Golden can be proud!

Mythology

Address:  3622 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211

Website: https://www.mythologydistillery.com/

With high-quality spirits and creative, globally-inspired cocktails, Mythology is a place to discover adventurous libations with your favorite people. Visit the Mythology Bar in the heart of Denver’s Lower Highlands to sample our award-winning spirits, enjoy great cocktails. We recommend ordering their cocktail kits during this holiday season to give as a gift or to treat yourself.

Sushi Den

Address: 1487 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80210

Website: https://www.sushiden.net/a

Sushi Den has been regarded as one of the premier sushi and Japanese restaurants in the United States for 34 years. Sushi Den has been considered one of the premier sushi and Japanese restaurants in the United States since the opening in Christmas 1984. Independently owned and operated, Sushi Den continually raises the bar and sets the standard for high-quality cuisine. This is a great spot for an authentic and elevated sushi experience.

Cafe Jordano

Address: 11068 W Jewell Ave, Lakewood, CO 80227

Website: http://www.cafejordano.com/

Café Jordano will be reopen serving takeout at lunchtime for the rest of December for your Holiday celebration orders. Patio seating is also available-weather permitting. With newer hours in place, they are open Monday-Friday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm or Saturday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm!

Viv Cycle

Address: 3611 Walnut Street, Denver, CO 80205

Website: https://www.vivcycle.com/

“Viv” is Latin for life, alive, lively – which is exactly the atmosphere we want to embody at Viv. Their goal is for their members to feel happy, inspired, and live. We’ve created a fun and engaging environment where our members can connect and form wonderful, genuine relationships. This is a beat-based, indoor cycling studio. They offer high-intensity, instructor-led classes that incorporate speed, resistance, and weights. The classes feel like a dance party while on a bike. Viv Cycle is currently open and is offering small, COVID-safe classes.

This list is just a few of our favorite local businesses in the Denver Metro Area. We hope that you found this list helpful in finding local businesses to support this holiday season. As always, we wish you all warmly a happy and safe holiday season.