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Located in Kimpton Hotel Born ● (303) 323-0017

New bustling restaurant and bar in the Union Station neighborhood

Rustic wood-fired fare in downtown Denver

Indulge in the spirit of Colorado with aged cuts of local beef, pork, lamb, game or seafood caramelized over an authentic wood-fire – and guests at Citizen Rail have a firsthand view of the show. At this modern American restaurant, creative and soulfully rustic cooking is anchored by an impressive wood-fired grill that blends native hard and fruitwoods. A dry aging room displays the finest house-butchered cuts -- spoils of Colorado’s abundant local farms and fields. Creative and rustic, simple and savory, the fare at Citizen Rail reflects the passion of the artisans behind the grills.

Starters include mesquite fired mussels, Colorado lamb tartare, and house-prepared charcuterie boards. For the main event, dishes like bone-in shortrib and roasted organic chicken accompany favorites from our Butcher Shop – think hand-cut steaks and in-house dry-aged ribeyes, bison NY strips, pork, lamb and venison chops in addition to seafood favorites like ember roasted Maine lobster.

Citizen Rail’s warm ambience aims to nourish the Union Station neighborhood with a dining room that provides exclusive views of the wood-fired cooking and a lively outdoor heated patio. Classic craft cocktails, distinctive Colorado craft beers and a curated list of bold wines complement each dish.

Dining Room Hours

Breakfast: Monday - Friday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Brunch: Saturday + Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Lunch: Monday - Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday
5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Bar Hours: Sunday - Wednesday
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Kimpton citizen rail executive chef

Meet the Chef

For a decade, Executive Chef Christian Graves filled the prestigious post of Chef at JSix, adjacent to Kimpton Solamar Hotel. He brings his talent, expertise and a propensity for connecting with local farmers and food purveyors to Denver.

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citizen rail wood fire oven

Wood Fired Grill + Dry Age Room

At Citizen Rail, the wood-fired kitchen churns out innovative cooking with clean flavors that celebrate the nearby abundance of local farms and fields. Savor a menu that features house-butchered and aged cuts of beef, pork, lamb, game and seafood grilled over a live wood-fire.