Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Colfax History: Landes Restaurant


Lande's of Denver – "A Restaurant for the Discriminating" – was located at 3130 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver. It is likely that these rooms changed names over time, but at one time or another, Lande's featured a Rose Room, a Blue Room, a Jade Room, a Gold Room, La Ri Ka Room, a Jungle Room and "The Famous Cock & Bull Room."

The luxurious La Ri Ka Room in Lande's Restaurant, once located at Colfax Avenue & Steele Street.

An undated menu advertised that it had been in business for "over 23 years." According to "Lost Restaurants of Denver," in 1961, Lande's became the Golden Ox, a Kansas City restaurant with multiple locations. Even if that menu was printed in 1960 – ostensibly Lande's last year – the restaurant would have opened in the late 1930s. However, it seemed to have been especially popular in the 1950s.

The location is now an apartment building.

The Cock & Bull Room in Lande's Restaurant


4 comments:

  1. I remember eating here back in 1958 on a trip to the area. I was 13 years old and had rainbow trout for the first time.

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  2. P.S.: The article above is right. It was considered to be THE place to eat in 1958.

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  3. I have a wonderful matchbook from this restaurant. My grandparents had. Could share pictures. Its large. 4 by 4 in size I think and has never been used. Features the cock n bull lounge.

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