Around Town: These Restaurants have the Holidays Covered

With winter weather and sugarplums on our minds, we’ve collected our favorite food-forward festivities (say that five times quickly) to take your holiday dining to the next level.

Restaurant Olivia

Restaurant Olivia’s exquisite holiday menu features the classic Beef Wellington with local beef tenderloin enveloped in prosciutto, mushroom duxelles and puff pastry, served alongside confit local Yellow Jelly Potatoes and a rich beef gravy. Alternatively, savor the comforting layers of Chef Ty Leon’s lasagna, available in both beef Bolognese and vegetarian options. Complement your meal with a selection of beverages, featuring a spiced cranberry old-fashioned, 2018 Ca Viola Barolo, and 2020 Halter Ranch CDP.

To make your holiday celebrations even easier, these dishes are available for pick up on Tuesday, November 21st, and Wednesday, November 22nd, between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. Focus on your guests and let Olivia handle the rest! To place your order, visit their website.



Toro is open on Thanksgiving Day until 8 p.m., offering a special menu from November 22-24 [see menu and pricing here]. They have an abbreviated regular menu, fall cocktails available in November and offer a to-go Thanksgiving menu with pick-up options from November 20-23. Pre-orders can be placed until November 22 at

Christmas Eve/Day:

Toro will be open on Christmas Eve and Day, taking reservations until 8 p.m. Their bottomless brunch, an abbreviated dinner menu and a special three-course prix fixe menu will be available during these dates. On December 22-25, to-go dinners with heating instructions will be available for guests who’d like to take a hands-off approach to their holiday meal. The last day to order is December 23rd with pick-up by the 25th. Pre-orders can be made at


Toro will be open on New Year’s Eve until 11:30 p.m. Enjoy a champagne toast, NYE accessories and enhanced champagne offerings while ringing in the new year. A special dinner menu will also be available for dine-in guests. The next morning, start the New Year with Toro’s ‘hangover’ breakfast featuring extended champagne offerings and drink specials during breakfast and lunch on January 1st.

For in-restaurant dining, reservations are highly encouraged and can be made online or over the phone (303-253-3000).


Thanksgiving and Black Friday:

Tamayo is the perfect place to grab lunch or dinner after Black Friday shopping on Larimer Square. The restaurant will be open during normal business hours from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., but Tamayo will be offering guests “All Day Happy Hour” drinks in the bar and lounge from open until close. The drink menu can be found online here, and it includes awesome prices like $5 traditional margaritas, beers and wines among other drink deals. The restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Christmas Eve/Day:

For anyone looking to have a festive Christmas Eve dinner without having to cook at home, Tamayo will be offering its regular dinner menu until 10 p.m. The restaurant will also be offering a $24 pork tenderloin special entrée. The restaurant will be closed on Christmas Day.

New Year’s Eve Dinner:

Join Tamayo for a New Year’s Eve dinner featuring a three-course prix fixe menu and countdown celebration. The prix fixe menu will be available for dine-in only and will be announced soon. Follow along for New Year’s Eve dining updates online.

Reservations can be made and are highly encouraged online or over the phone (720) 946-1433.

Law’s Chophouse at Orchard Town Center

Thanksgiving/Black Friday:

Law’s Chophouse will have you covered this Thanksgiving. The day before Thanksgiving, Law’s will be offering catering orders that will include all the Thanksgiving dinner necessities, such as oven roasted turkey, gravy, and cranberry chutney. You can see the catering menu here.  Law’s will also be open on Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a delicious and filling buffet.

Elevated Q BBQ at Orchard Town Center

Thanksgiving/Black Friday:

For all your Thanksgiving meal needs, Elevated Q will be offering a catering menu fit for the perfect holiday meal. Choose from a classic turkey dinner, prime rib dinner or baked ham dinner. Choose enhancements and a dessert to complete your Thanksgiving meal. You can see the catering menu here.

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