The 10 Best Pubs in Colorado!

Enjoy a Colorado-crafted beer and a meal with locally-sourced ingredients at one of these great pubs in the Centennial State. From Irish-inspired pubs to American-made bars, all of these excellent pubs have unique vibes, perfect for a night out with friends or even a family-friendly dinner. No matter if you’re in the Front Range or the high mountains, there is a pub in Colorado for you. 

1. McCabe’s Tavern, Colorado Springs, CO

This cozy Irish pub serves up a wide variety of beer options and classic pub food. However whiskey lovers should also flock to McCabe’s Tavern, since there are 23 different Irish whiskeys found here. This pub doesn’t just make for a great time on St. Patrick’s Day. Head here every week to enjoy live music, trivia nights and sports games.  

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2. Alchemy, Colorado Springs, CO

Alchemy is an Irish American pub featuring a full bar and a unique specialty drink list. If you find yourself feeling hungry at Alchemy, check out the menu that changes seasonally. There is even a late night menu crafted just for night owls. 

3. Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, Colorado Springs, CO

Head to Jack Quinn Irish Pub for a great weekend brunch or for half-priced Whiskey Wednesdays. This Colorado Springs pub is open every day of the week and serves both lunch and dinner. Kids are even welcomed with their own menu until 10 p.m. 

4. Bull & Bush Brewery, Glendale, CO

This Glendale pub reflects the original Bull & Bush pub located in London. This London-inspired pub serves up craft beer, pub food and live jazz music. Throw some darts and watch the game while enjoying a locally-made brew here. However this pub is not just a pub but also a brewery. Therefore guests can enjoy a pint from Bull & Bush’s own brew operation. 

5. Mountain Sun Pubs & Breweries, Boulder, CO

This Boulder pub staple not only has two locations in Boulder but also a location in Denver and Longmont. Although all the locations have a different name, the Boulder pubs are referred to as either Mountain Sun Pub or Southern Sun Pub. Here you’ll find the pub’s own brews along with a wide variety of other locally-crafted beers. Also enjoy the great pub fare here, which contains high-quality ingredients. 

6. The Wapiti Pub, Estes Park and Loveland, CO

Enjoy the Wapiti Pub in both Loveland and Estes Park. Enjoy food made with local and fresh ingredients, along with great craft beer and wine. If you’re searching for Colorado-made craft beer, then Wapiti Pub is the place to visit, since it has one of the largest Colorado-made beer lists in the state. Enjoy a cold glass of brew, some red chili or a meaty burger at this Colorado pub. 

7. Coopersmith’s Pub and Brewing, Fort Collins, CO

Located in Fort Collin’s Old Town Square, Coopersmith’s Pub and Brewing is a perfect place to visit for a hearty meal or a great beer. There is a main bar, dining areas and a pool hall for late night fun. Enjoy both Coopersmith’s signature craft beers along with other Colorado and Fort Collins brews. 

8. Little Bear Saloon, Evergreen, CO

This western saloon in Evergreen comes complete with swinging saloon doors, wooden barstools and a fully-stocked bar. Enjoy live music at Little Bear Saloon most nights of the week, and great bison burgers that pair well with the cocktail menu and craft beer list. This pub is also a museum of sorts, since its adorned with license plates from all over the world and signed memorabilia from visiting bands and musicians. 

9. Kickapoo Tavern, Keystone, CO

After a long day skiing in Keystone, have a filling meal and a stiff drink at Kickapoo Tavern. The beer tap list here isn’t lacking, so beer lovers will not be disappointed in Colorado craft beer options offered at Kickapoo. Enjoy a brew and a beefy burger all while watching the game at Kickapoo Tavern. 

10. Justice Snow’s Restaurant and Bar, Aspen, CO

This Aspen pub is operated out of a historic space that was built in 1889. Justice Snow’s unique architecture and vintage details simply compliment this pub’s seasonal menu and handmade cocktails. The thoughtful drink and food menus are what makes Justice Snow’s so great. 

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