Lafayette, Colorado’s restaurant scene has exploded recently. Learn the best Lafayette restaurants & why they are enhancing real estate prices in Lafayette.
Whether you have no time to cook dinner, are eager to take the kids out to celebrate their birthday, or looking for a night on town with great entertainment, Lafayette has the perfect restaurant to suit your needs. The small downtown district is home to a growing mix of restaurants that offer old world classics to new world fusion dishes. Here are several suggestions that are sure to leave you satisfied.
Lafayette Restaurants: On Your Way Home
Leenie’s Southern Cafe—In a hurry to get home to the kids or looking for a quick bite to eat during lunch? Stop into Leenie’s Southern Café to grab some of their traditional southern fare, but hurry because they close by 2 pm daily. Offering New Orleans and Tex Mex Specials diners can find all their southern favorites such as red beans and rice, po boys, chicken fried chicken and gumbo that changes daily. For a special treat, stop by Leenie’s for breakfast featuring their gigantic omelets and biscuits and gravy. Eat in or take it to go- diner’s choice.
Pulcinella Pizzeria— A taste of traditional Neapolitan pizza is available at Pulcinella Pizzeria for dine in, eat out or delivery. Pulcinella boasts claiming multiple awards for having the best pizza in the Denver area. In addition to their signature pizza selections, they offer a selection of fresh salads, calzones, strombolis and pastas.
Pinocchios— This old world Italian restaurant received “2011 Best of My Town.net” restaurant honors for serving “simply incredible Italian.” Located in downtown Lafayette, it is just moments away from the historic shopping and arts district. Stop by on Thursday nights to enjoy the local all you can eat pasta special for $7.95! An accommodating restaurant, Pinocchios offers gluten-free dishes as well.
Tutti— Opened in 2010, Tutti offers contemporary American Dining to visitors. All dishes and beverages (including beer, wine, and cocktails) come in three portion sizes: small (taster), medium (single portion) and large (to share). Upstairs, guests will find a casual dining room and bar, while downstairs seating offers a family friendly dining experience including 400 square feet devoted to “Klub Tutti” where children can play within their parents view.
Si Senor— With three locations in Boulder County, Si Senor brings authentic Mexican food to the residents of Lafayette, CO. Offering a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, guests can enjoy tasty Mexican dishes all day long. In the evening, diners can enjoy the lively music of the in-house mariachi band while sipping on one of their famous margaritas. For a sweet ending to dinner, try their Ice Cream Nachos featuring a lightly fried tortillas topped with ice cream and caramel.
Lafayette Restaurants: Night on the Town
Nissi’s— For a night filled with food, fun and fantastic music, swing by Nissi’s. Open Tuesday-Sunday, each night brings a different live act including classic cover bands, R&B/Motown, jazz, open mic nights and even comedy shows. The award-winning menu offers an eclectic mix of American classics paired with a generous cocktail menu.
Brian is a Denver Real Estate agent with a successful history of helping families find their ideal home in the Boulder Country area.