Best Locally Owned Restaurant

Editors’ Pick: Fruition

Fruition Best Cherry Creek restaurant

Founder, owner and renowned chef Alex Seidel left his mark early with this first award-winning restaurant before launching a handful more establishments peppered throughout Denver. Chef Jarred Russel hasn’t missed a beat while overseeing some of the best food anywhere in the country.

1313 E 6th Ave
fruitionrestaurant.com / @fruitionrestaurant

Readers’ Pick: La Merise

La Merise Best Cherry Creek French Food

2700 East Third Avenue
lamerisedenver.com / @la_merise_bistro