Restaurant Investments and Partnerships
Decades of experience in both real estate investment, management, and development combined with restaurant management led Larimer Associates to begin forming strategic partnerships with local chefs and restaurant operators through acquiring restaurant real estate businesses and starting new businesses. Larimer Associate is fully committed to these ventures, evidenced in providing design and construction/project management services, marketing support, accounting, and human resource management including workers compensation, insurance, and compliance with employment laws.
Notable partners include Jennifer Jasinski and Beth Gruitch of Bistro Vendome, Rioja, Euclid Hall, Stoic & Genuine, and the forthcoming Ultreia; Lon Symensma from ChoLon, Cho77, and Union Station’s culinary program; and Troy Guard of TAG, Guard and Grace, Los Chigones, TAG Burger Bar, Bubu, Sugarmill, and Mister Tuna. Through the years we’ve also partnered with talented managers such as Brian Sifferman.
Restaurant Investments & Partnerships Portfolio
Italian, Asian, French, contemporary American, and craft beer are just a few of the concepts in the Larimer Associates’ restaurant portfolio.
4403 Lowell Blvd. Denver, CO 80211
Billy’s Inn has been completely remodeled as the neighborhood bar serving lunch and dinner daily with surprisingly good food like big burgers, fresh fish tacos, creative salads, tasty sandwiches, great margaritas and an extensive tequila selection. You’ll also find North Denver’s best patio—perfect for people watching along 44th Avenue.
1420 Larimer Street Denver, CO 80202
Zagat award-winning French restaurant featuring classic French bistro fare, updated using local, seasonal ingredients and full service bar with more than 65 selections of French wine. This is purposefully a bistro, not a café nor a brasserie. The selection of the name “Bistro Vendôme” reflects the desired image in the community: a local favorite in a downtown rich with history that offers an exceptional dining experience in a charming, neighborhood setting.
1423 Larimer St #010 Denver, CO 80202
Within a chic, intimate setting, bubu has set a new standard with a quick-casual concept featuring a healthy spin on build-your-own bowls. Protein selections finished with a choice of locally sourced vegetable inspired toppings.
42 South Broadway Denver, CO 80209
As a true homage to Southeast Asia, Cho77 illuminates Denver’s Baker neighborhood with modern interpretations of the area’s most prominent street cuisine. Cho77 celebrates the rich culture, diverse foods and vast history of this colorful region. With their open kitchen and vibrant, casual environment, they invite you to experience the Thai food stalls, Vietnamese street carts, and Singaporean hawker centers that Chefs Lon Symensma and Ryan Gorby have grown to love during their extensive travels throughout these Asian countries.
1555 Blake Street, Suite 101 Denver, CO 80202
ChoLon’s menu hallmarks inspired interpretations of traditional dishes found across the exotic Far East. From dim sum or “small bites” to large, family style plates, authentic flavors capture a unique twist for modern palates. The lounge boasts an extensive list of elegant wines, craft beers and handcrafted, artisanal cocktails created to enhance Chef Lon Symensma’s creations.
1433 Larimer Street Denver, CO 80202
Denver’s only Champagne bar with more than 85 varieties of Champagne and appropriately matched selection of innovative and champagne-inspired plates of various sized portions. Winner of top international hotspot by Conde Naste Traveler Magazine.
1317 14th St Denver, CO 80202
Euclid Hall Bar and Kitchen is the third restaurant from the team of Jennifer Jasinski and Beth Gruitch, owners of the award winning Rioja and Bistro Vendôme on Denver’s historic Larimer Square. Located right around the corner from Rioja in Euclid Hall, an 1883 building that once housed the venerable Soapy Smith’s bar, this American tavern focuses on high quality and innovative pub food from around the world including housemade sausages, po’ boys, poutine and schnitzels. An extensive beer selection and creative cocktails drive the beverage program.
2915 W 44th Ave Denver, CO 80211
Ernie’s Bar and Pizza
Originally established in the Sunnyside Neighborhood in 1943, Ernie’s is back and offers a neighborhood atmosphere with a large, open patio, plenty of seating. Ernie’s Bar carries thirty American beers on tap, more than thirty beers by the bottle, an engaging wine list, and an original cocktail menu. Come in and check out the recent remodel and re-establishment of Ernie’s as well as the new menu, crafted by Sean Kelly with fresh pizzas, antipasto, salads and appetizers-all made with quality ingredients
4995 Argonne Street Denver, CO 80249
Green Valley Ranch Beer Garden
Celebrating Colorado’s craft beer culture, the Green Valley Ranch Beer Garden is nestled in its very own park including an outdoor garden area, vast open-air seating, an inviting covered pavilion and a large game area complete with Bocce Ball and Croquet. The communal Oktoberfest-style picnic tables that collectively can accommodate up to 400 guests, foster an environment of community and conviviality.
3200 Tejon Street Denver, CO 80211
Tucked next to LoHi SteakBar in the Lower Highlands neighborhood, Lohi Local provides a cozy enclave to start your day. Whether you simply need a quick tune-up by way of espresso on your way in to work, or a place to sit and enjoy a hearty breakfast while strategizing with co-workers, LoHi Local is the perfect spot.
3200 Tejon Street Denver, CO 80211
A contemporary, upscale neighborhood bar with great food and fresh drinks, LoHi SteakBar features an impressive menu– steaks, burgers, chicken and made-from-scratch fries, all at very reasonable prices.
7577 E. Academy Blvd. Denver, CO 80203
Lowry Beer Garden
Celebrating Colorado’s craft beer culture, the Lowry Beer Garden is nestled in its very own park including an outdoor garden area, vast open-air seating, and an inviting covered pavilion. The communal Oktoberfest-style picnic tables that collectively can accommodate up to 350 guests foster an environment of community and conviviality.
94 Rampart Way Denver, CO 80230
Inspired by the coastal area North of San Diego, where beach culture and the fish taco reign, North County celebrates the cuisine and libations of Baja, California. The focus is fresh, healthy fare featuring seafood that is flown in daily along with the highest-quality local and seasonal ingredients available. North County’s carefully-crafted menu features traditional ceviches, oysters, mussels, tortas, salads and of course, a collection of the best fish and street tacos around – served on homemade flour and corn tortillas. Margaritas and specialty cocktails are all handcrafted using fresh squeezed juices and premium 100% Blue Weber Agave tequilas. In addition, North County offers an extensive wine list, more than 100 premium tequilas, craft beers from California and Mexico and spiked sodas batched and bottled on location.
1431 Larimer St Denver, CO 80202
Widely acknowledged as one of the regions finest restaurants, Rioja features a menu inspired by Mediterranean ingredients and influenced by local and seasonal products. The dining area showcases hand-blown glass fixtures, copper-topped bar, exhibition kitchen, simple decor that allows the food to shine.
1222 Madison Street Denver, CO 80206
TAG I BURGER BAR
Tag burger bar is manned by chef Troy Guard, and has been rebranded from what was formerly Madison Street. Guard always dreamed of opening a burger joint, and since the sales at Madison Street were primarily from burgers, the change seemed natural. Tag Burger Bar encompasses a neighborhood feel with top notch food.
1441 Larimer St Denver, CO 80202
At TAG, Chef/Owner Troy Guard uses fresh local ingredients to offer a cross-cultural culinary adventure. Guard’s playful cuisine, described as Continental Social Food,melds classic and contemporary styles in a chic urban atmosphere to inspire a sense of community among friends. This philosophy influences every aspect of the TAG experience from Guard’s innovative menu to the exceptional wine list and handcrafted cocktails.