Art and Fine Dining at Bent Fork in Aurora

Bent Fork Aurora

Aurora, Colorado makes an ideal location to stay when visiting the greater Denver area. Close enough to Denver almost to be considered part of the city, yet with its own distinct personality, Aurora has all that you need for a relaxing vacation or a convenient business getaway. From top-notch hotels to delectable restaurants, you will have everything you need at your fingertips when you stay in Aurora.

One of the items that many visitors fail to plan carefully for when planning to travel to Aurora, Colorado is their meals. While you know you need to eat, you may not always take the time to plan your dining destination. This leaves you dining at the same boring chain restaurants you can have at home. Instead, when you are planning Aurora, Colorado vacations, consider finding a local spot for your meal to enjoy something a little different.

Art, Wine, and Fine Dining with a Local Flair

One of these local options is Bent Fork, the Grill. This unique restaurant has an award-winning menu coupled with an eclectic wine list. Perfect for a romantic evening out or an important dinner menu, you will love what you find here.

Bent Fork the Grill is open for lunch or dinner. The menu features traditional favorites with the restaurant’s own contemporary twists. Food quality is never sacrificed in favor of convenience, and everything, including soups and salad dressing, is made from scratch daily. Fresh is always the emphasis on the foods served at Bent Fork.

A visit to Bent Fork, the Grill is not just a lesson in fine food. It is also a lesson in beautiful photographic art work. Images of the natural beauty of Colorado from Fran Weston and cityscapes from Denver by Heather Muno Sienbenaler adorn the walls of the restaurant, so you can enjoy this glimpse into the state through the eyes of a photographer while dining.

If You Go

If you plan to visit Bent Fork, the grill, to complete your Aurora, Colorado travel experience, you will want to make a reservation. You can do so online at Keep in mind that the location in Aurora has a sister location in Loveland, so be certain to choose the right location for your reservation.

The restaurant opens at 11 a.m. daily, with a Happy Hour from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. You can call 303-337-6600 to inquire about availability. Dress ranges from casual to dressy, with dressier attire being appropriate for dinner diners.

Nicole Harms has been writing professionally since 2006, specializing in travel and finance writing, with work having been published on USA Today, the New York Stock Exchange and in addition to here on Go Colorado!

Photo of Bent Fork, the Grill by Flickr user lostinfog.