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The unlikely combination of facial hair and cream-filled pastries has worked at Beard Papa’s, which has grown to more than 400 locations worldwide since opening in Japan in 1999. Now you can get a messy bite of the company’s cream puffs in its first Denver location, which is open 11am to 9pm daily.
Ambli Mexico, the spin-off of the original Ambli at 600 Holly Street south of the border, closed after two years at that location last fall, but with a promise to return. That day has come, and Ambli Mexico is now serving in Aurora’s Fitzsimons neighborhood at 2101 Ursula Street. Join us Monday through Saturday from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm for dinner and lunch from 11:00 am on Friday.
And after the 3Kilts Tavern abandoned downtown and went on pandemic hiatus, it officially reopened in its new location at 1076 Ogden Street on February 5th.
Here is our full list of openings for the week of February 1-7, 2021.
Restaurants and bars open this week *
3Kilts Tavern, 1076 Ogden Street
Ambli Mexico, 2101 Ursula Street, Aurora
Bart Papas, 1699 South Colorado Boulevard
Larimer Records Cafe, 1445 Larimer Street
* Or earlier and previously not reported.
Do you know of openings or closings that are not on our list? Let us know in the comments or send an email to [email protected]
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Mark Antonation is the Westword Food & Drink Editor. He began eating and writing about every restaurant on Federal Boulevard, and continues to cover the diverse international food scene on Metro Denver and the city’s rapidly changing dining landscape. Mark was named an Outstanding Media Professional by the Colorado Restaurant Association in 2018.