The Restaurant Guide
The best places to dine in Douglas County
With the claim, “Best Ribs in Colorado,” Hickory House is a must-try. Delicious, traditional BBQ is served in a mountain lodge surrounding. You’ll go home full and happy. To bring the BBQ to you, Hickory House offers take-out, catering, and even on-site pig roasts!
Offering a Chinese and
Vietnamese-centric menu in a relaxed atmosphere.
17001 Lincoln Ave, #A, Parker
A favorite sushi place in town with a unique blend of Japanese and French at its very best.
11211 S. Dransfeldt Rd., Parker
A small, family-owned, dine-in, and take-out restaurant that serves authentic homestyle Thai food.
10841 S. Crossroads Dr.,
Suite 10, Parker
A local go-to for quality home-style cuisine. This Parker fixture is known for a fresh, creative menu.
19751 E Mainstreet, Parker
Chinese and Thai dishes that are nothing less than the culinary equivalent of an exotic adventure.
9232 Park Meadows Dr,
A favorite stop for a unique, cozy atmosphere. Made-from-scratch soups, sandwiches, salads, and sweets. Friendly service with a smile.
200 Perry St., Castle Rock
La Baguette de Normandy
Certified master chef and chocolatier Michael Dupont serves a little piece of France right here in Colorado.
16524 Keystone Blvd, Unit C, Parker
La Petite Creperie
The spot to grab made-to-order crepes. Sweet or savory, you can’t go wrong.
19751 Mainstreet, Parker
720-638-9722 $ (EC)
Don’t be fooled by this being a food truck; if you like southern BBQ, this is your place.
Corner of Parker Rd and Longs Way, Parker $$$
The Parker tradition. Known for their baby back ribs, but don’t miss the pulled pork and barbeque chicken.
10335 S Parker Rd, Parker
303-805-9742 $$ (EC)
Award-winning roadhouse doles out wood-smoked ribs, brisket, & pork. Don’t miss the garlic mashed potatoes.
8433 Park Meadows Center Dr., Suite 143B, Lone Tree
Old West BBQ
A hidden gem with family- friendly pricing. Don’t miss out on their breakfast burritos. 107 Wolfensberger Rd., Castle Rock
Hawaiian BBQ with a Texas twist. A local favorite and family friendly.
10471 S. Parker Rd., Parker
20 Mile Tap House
Best known for their burgers and wings. Make sure to catch Trivia Tuesdays.
12543 N Hwy 83, Parker
Rockyard Brewing Co.
Douglas County’s longest-running brewpub. Steaks, burgers, pizza, and Cream of Jalapeño soup!
880 Castleton Road, Castle Rock
Tailgate Tavern & Grill
Your neighborhood tavern for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Sports bar with live music not to miss on the weekends.
19552 E. Mainstreet, Parker
The Library Co.
Bar & Kitchen
Offering great food & amazing drinks in a relaxed and warm atmosphere. Clear and simple menu options.
3911 Ambrosia St., Suite 101, Castle Rock
Comfort Italian food in a rustic, cozy, casual family-oriented format.
10047 Park Meadows Dr.,
A modern Italian restaurant focused on family recipes and premium ingredients.
210 Third St., Castle Rock
Danielle's Scratch Kitchen
Stylish, energetic eatery offering elevated Italian fare with an emphasis on great customer service.
872 Happy Canyon Rd. Suite 100, Castle Rock
Neapolitan pizzas join modern Italian fare at this casual eatery featuring a full bar & patio. 10005 Commons St, Lone Tree
Authentic Italian eatery featuring pizza, pasta, calzones, and heros. The local “go-to” for fresh Italian.
10920 S Parker Rd, Parker
Intimate Mexican eatery for authentic cuisine in a relaxed ambiance. Great for parties. 7272 E Hwy 86, Franktown
Bare-bones, family-owned local Tex-Mex eats for breakfast, lunch & dinner.
19553 E Mainstreet, Parker
Unassuming local joint serving up straight-forward Mexican plates.
9771 S Parker Rd, Parker
Los Dos Potrillos
Elegant family-owned eatery. There’s a combo dish to please everyone.
19340 Cottonwood Dr., Parker
Vibrant, cantina-style eatery offering Mexican cuisine in a laid-back atmosphere.
18951 E Mainstreet, Parker
Don’t miss the Carnitas! And bring your appetite for the large portions.
10471 S. Parker Rd., Parker
303-841-0160 $$ (EC)
Set in a former 1890s hotel. Plating hearty American fare like pan-fried chicken & burgers.
403 Wilcox St, Castle Rock
A casual sit-down destination with a menu that reflects Colorado’s growing season. 2350 Meadows Blvd.,
Comfort food and baked goods at their finest.
Don’t see it on the menu? Ask for it!
11020 S Pikes Peak Dr., Parker
720-708-2889 $$ (EC)
The Egg & U
From healthy to savory, a variety of breakfast, brunch and lunch options that are sure to please anyone's pallet.
18901 Mainstreet, Parker
303-840-3343 $ (N)
Colorado Cask & Keg
Uniquely fun sports bar with a creative menu of brats and dogs.
971 Park St., Castle Rock
The Parker landmark located right downtown offers a locally-sourced menu. Great service and large portions.
19420 Mainstreet, Parker
720-389-8105 $$ (EC)
High-end, wood-fired kitchen with a warm ambiance, preparing select American dishes.
10680 Cabela Dr., Lone Tree
Casual place with eclectic eats and many wines by the glass & bottle.
19501 Mainstreet, Parker
A favorite gourmet burger joint. Imaginative menu with amazing handcrafted shakes. 3982 Limelight Ave,
A local favorite for breakfast or lunch. American, Greek or Mexican dishes.
313 Jerry St., Castle Rock
303-688-6746 $$ (N)
Chicken wings, fingers, fries, and burgers. Great owners that always make you
11211 S Dransfeldt Rd., Parker
A traditional family-style Italian pizza restaurant with a Brooklyn flair.
12947 S Parker Rd., Parker
New York pizzas & other red sauce staples in a low-key setting. Can’t miss the garlic knots.
16526 Keystone Blvd, Parker
Delicious Neapolitan-style pizza that makes each dish an individual work of art! And don’t forget dessert.
12311 Pine Bluffs Way, Parker
NY-style pizza, wings, & casual Italian eats, in kid- friendly quarters.
5650 Allen Way, Castle Rock
A refreshing take on made-from-scratch pizza. So fresh they don’t even have a freezer!
17860 Cottonwood Dr., Parker
Rustic restaurant featuring beef & seafood dishes, plus a sports tavern with an Irish vibe.
363 Village Square Lane,
Texas-themed steakhouse with a great menu and wonderful atmosphere.
11205 S. Parker Rd, Parker
Fogo de Chao
Upscale Brasilian steakhouse with all-you-can-eat meat carved tableside. Guaraná is a must, and try the Creme de Papaya.
8419 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree
303-481-4001 $$$ (EC)
Upscale hideaway local favorite featuring their signature Volcanic Hot Rock sear-it-yourself experience.
19308 Cottonwood Dr., Parker
Chops, seafood, wine, & cocktails served in an upscale setting with a lounge & live jazz. 8433 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree
Quaint Tuscan grill made fresh from local fare. Every dish is a winner!
611 Wilcox St., Castle Rock