Welcome to Lakewood
Peaceful suburban living at the foothills of the iconic Rocky Mountains
Lakewood is a quiet residential neighborhood near the base of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, minutes from downtown Denver. Even though the city is a short distance away, it feels like a world apart, surrounded by green spaces, trails, and a tranquil setting. Many residents have an easy commute into downtown Denver ranging from 4-8 miles. Or they can take the West Rail Line and reach Denver Union Station in about 30 minutes.
The new downtown area known as Belmar is a popular hub to live, eat, shop, work, and play all in one place over 19 blocks. The close-knit community hosts many fun events and festivals, from Cider Days in the fall to Lakewood Heritage Center’s Rockin’ Block Party and First Friday Art Walk in both Belmar and 40 West Arts District.
What to Love
- A peaceful suburban and close-knit community
- Close access to many parks, trails, and mountains
- The upscale mixed-use downtown complex at Belmar
- Easy transport into downtown Denver via the West Rail Line
Lakewood is a laid-back, quiet suburb of Denver that has instant access to numerous parks, trails, and mountains that are minutes from the city. Residents enjoy the community events, the charming new downtown area of Belmar, and the Rocky Mountain views.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Lakewood has a vast selection of fantastic dining options regardless of how close the top restaurants of Denver are. From casual to fine dining, there is an eatery for every desire. For delicious pizza and Italian dishes, Abrusci’s Fire & Vine is a local favorite in a friendly atmosphere. The family-owned Café Jordano is known for its handmade pasta dishes that define comfort in a casual setting.
240 Union Restaurant is an upscale American restaurant for dinner with steak, seafood, and pasta dishes all prepared to your liking. Nothing beats biting into a perfectly cooked steak which is what you will get at the high-end Simms Steakhouse.
Teller’s Tap Room & Kitchen is the spot for terrific American homestyle menu items from salads, burgers, fish, and prime rib paired with one of many beers offered. Whether it be for brunch, drinks, or dinner, the cozy-chic Tstreet has a warm ambiance with elevated American fare. For the best Mexican food in town, Jose O’Shea’s has traditional items such as enchiladas, chile rellenos, burritos, and tacos. And don’t miss out on ordering one of the tasty margaritas or other fun cocktails.
Lakewood’s new downtown in Belmar is an exciting “live, eat, shop, and play” 19-block complex. Locals enjoy shopping and grabbing a bite to eat here in addition to the retail shopping to be had at Colorado Mills.
Things To Do
Lakewood is an ideal place to call home, especially for those who enjoy spending time outdoors in nature but don’t want to be far from all the amenities the city has to offer. Bear Creek Lake Park has a wide assortment of activities such as playgrounds, trails for walking and running, fishing, picnicking, and water-skiing in the warmer months. Another great park with lush scenery is Bear Creek Greenbelt Park, the path running along the water and an open meadow. Locals seeking more of a challenge will like the trails with inclines and fantastic views at William F. Hayden on Green Mountain.