Dining/Restaurant Suggestions while visiting Central City Opera
Paintings of Muses surround the Face Bar

The Face Bar in the Teller House features the famous "Face on the Barroom Floor".

Central City dining suggestions listed first.  Jump to Black Hawk.
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Dining Suggestions - Central City

Kevin Taylor's Rouge at the Teller House and The Face Bar
140 Eureka Street, 303-582-0600 or 303-820-2600 (please specify Rouge or Face in the reservation)

Central City Opera and the Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group have partnered again to bring you the very best in seasonal dining at the historic Teller House in Central City. Reservations are accepted at Rouge (opening July 4), an upscale, fine dining experience, serving on nights with evening performances; while The Face Bar (opening July 6) offers a casual menu on the main level.

Read more with this article from The Deal: Kevin Taylor's Rouge a treat for opera patrons.

Online Reservations available by visiting: www.ktrg.net

Face Bar lunch menu (pdf)
Face Bar dinner menu (pdf)
Rouge dinner menu (pdf)

For more information on Kevin Taylor’s restaurants, visit www.ktrg.com.

Century Casino
102 Main Street, (303) 582-5050
Lodging also available.

Enjoy a wide menu selection and generous food portions for breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Mid City Grill & Retro Deli. The Mid City Grill offers an array of tempting appetizers, entrees, daily specials and desserts. Retro Deli serves quick, made-to-order selections including fresh salads, sandwiches, and pizza.

Dostal Alley
1 Dostal Alley (Visible from Main Street), (303) 582-1610

A combination microbrewery, Italian eatery, and casino, Dostal Alley is open for lunch and dinner. Acclaimed for their beer selection, pair a homemade brew with casual fare like pizza, salads, and sandwiches.

Easy Street Casino
121 Main Street , (303) 582-5914 ext. 239

Millie's Restaurant (located upstairs) promises there will always be great food to enjoy, whether its a home-cooked breakfast, lunch or an intimate dinner. Millie’s has everything from exciting appetizers, fresh sandwiches, hearty burgers, their famous green chili to delicious steaks and seafood. And a full bar service is always available to ensure your dining experience is pleasurable. You’ll never leave Millie’s hungry, especially after tasting one of their delicious desserts.

Famous Bonanza Casino
107 Main Street, (303) 582-5914

Stella's Café, located upstairs in the Famous Bonanza Casino, Stella's offers sandwiches, burgers, salads and wraps.

The Reserve Casino Hotel
321 Gregory Street, 1-800-924-6646
Lodging also available.

Ardore, meaning "passion" in Italian, is Reserve’s own gourmet restaurant, featuring steakhouse style dishes with an Italian and Tuscan flare. Upon walking though the doors to Ardore, guests will experience a floor to ceiling glass wine display housing 500 bottles of wine served in the Tuscan steakhouse. Whether it’s the wine you delight in, the sumptuous meal you encounter, or the impeccable service, your experience at Ardore will leave you satisfied in a way the Italians relish after their evening meal.

Market Street is a new, quick and casual dining experience and a great place to grab a quick and delicious meal. Inside Market Street is a coffee bistro called Java Express, a “we serve you” food line with the chef’s favorite specialty dishes, called The Chef’s Kitchen, and a pizza and beer hang out called the Pizza Pub. Whatever guests are hungry for they will absolutely find something great to eat in Market Street.

Dining Suggestions - Black Hawk

Ameristar Casino
111 Richman Street, (720) 946-4000
Lodging also available.

The casino offers a welcoming mountain lodge atmosphere and some of Black Hawk’s most spectacular dining. 

Bar 8042 - Offering free entertainment nightly on the weekends, Bar 8042 serves appetizers and cocktails as the perfect starter to an evening.
The Centennial Buffet - The Centennial Buffet offers guests a choice of sumptuous food selections including freshly-prepared Asian dishes, handmade pizzas and Italian fare, American favorites, and spicy Mexican cuisine. The buffet also features fresh seafood dishes, a salad station with a variety of fresh homemade breads, and an extensive dessert selection.
Fireside Kitchen - Located inside the casino on Level 2, the Fireside Kitchen has a comfy mountain feel and a menu that includes delicious breakfast offerings such as crepes, pancakes, skillets and more. In addition, this venue offers lunch and dinner specials featuring our signature burgers, specialty shakes and malts and authentic Asian cuisine.

Starbucks Coffee Bar - The coffee bar offers a full selection of coffee, tea, and pastries from early morning until late evening.
The Timberline Grill -The Timberline Grill redefines upscale dining in Black Hawk. The menu includes traditional mountain fare as well as interpretations of classic American steakhouse cuisine. Guests are encouraged to save room for their lavish dessert choices including a tableside chocolate fondue.
Waypost Deli - Perfect for a quick bite, the Waypost Deli is open extended hours for anytime hunger strikes. From salads and subs to potatoes and pizza, the menu has something for everyone.

Bullwhackers Casino
101 Gregory Street, (303) 716-5500

Santiago's Mexican Resturant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day. Also features grab-and-go options and the spiciest green chili around!  

Golden Mardi Gras Casino

300 Main Street, (303) 582-5600

Lucky's - On the 2nd floor of the Mardi Gras with an all-new menu full of Asian Specialties including the only Pho in Black Hawk, plus the Steak ’N Eggs Moonlight Special.

Isle of Capri Casinos - Black Hawk
401 Main Street, (303) 998-7704
Lodging also available.

Calypso's Buffet - Enjoy all-you-can-eat breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets. Featuring delicious breakfast spreads, crisp salads, freshly baked breads, tender chicken and beef entrees, wood stone baked pizzas and savory side dishes.

Farraday’s Steakhouse - Served in a relaxed dining environment, Farraday’s offers savory dinner selections each weekend evening. With choices ranging from fresh game to succulent steaks and seafood, diners will not leave disappointed.

Tradewinds Marketplace - Looking for that perfect late night snack or quick meal? You’ll find a variety of mouth-watering dishes to satisfy any appetite.

Riviera Casino
444 Main Street, (303) 581-1000
Lodging also available.

The Riviera Buffet - Boasting a culinary staff from Johnson & Wales University and The Culinary Institute of America, delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner options are available at this extensive buffet. From made-to-order omelettes to hand-carved prime rib, patrons have a wide variety of delectable choices. Weekend champagne brunch is available.