Best of Observatory Park: Home of Arboretum

Chamberlin Observatory in Observatory Park


In the heart of Observatory Park, surrounded by the beauty of tall oaks are the Arboretum condos. In Observatory Park, you will find many restaurants, traditional parks, and you will feel an overwhelming sense of community. In such an ideal location, you will find yourself in close proximity to I-25, South Broadway, and Cherry Creek North.

The Arboretum Condos are a 5 story, 45-unit condominium complex that is ideal for sophisticated buyers who have a desire to live in a traditional and vibrant Denver neighborhood. Arboretum sits 3-blocks to the east of University Boulevard in a prime location perfect to support a city lifestyle with peace and privacy away from busy roads.

With an impressive bike score of 89/100 and a walk score of 84/100, biking and walking around the neighborhood will be an easy task to help get your day to day tasks done efficiently. Take a 2-minute bike ride from your door and you will find yourself at the crossing of Evans and University. Along this street are a handful of dining options, from whacky brunch places to original college dives. Let us give you the in on what’s going on in this wonderful neighborhood, from our favorite coffee shops to our favorite happy hour hotspots! Here is what we recommend:

Top 3 Coffee and Tea Corners:

La Belle Rosette Espresso & Wine Bar

This family-owned and operated espresso bar has a wide variety such as espressos, coffees, loose-leaf teas, homemade pastries, and a breakfast-lunch menu. They have a wild specialty espresso bar made up of drinks such as the Bananas Foster and the Nubella. It also doubles as a wine bar at night so be sure to stop by for some tapas paired with signature wines and cocktails. Stop on by for their happy hour from 4 pm to 7 pm Monday-Saturday.

Kaladi Coffee Roasters

Named after a fun legend of coffee being discovered by Kaladi, a goat farmer in the land of Arabia Felix this shop serves a funky vibe with delicious coffee. If you want just a cup head on over, if you want some for the new home, pick it up there as well, they serve in house as well as selling their own roasts.

Bambū Che & Coffee & Tea 

A fun place to get a unique drink you may have not tried before. Serving a wide menu of teas, Vietnamese coffee, and fresh fruit smoothies! Whether you want a fun place to meet and hang out with the gang, set up your workplace for the day, or a place where you strive to find something new every time, this is the place for you.

Top 3 Happy Hour Hotspots:

The Pioneer

This awesome Mexican bar is a block south of the DU campus and is the go-to happy hour destination in the neighborhood. With happy hour every day of the week from 4-7 pm and 10 pm to close, you’d be silly to miss the $4 house margaritas and $6 carne asada burrito specials. This dive is located right on University and is a classic that will represent the pride of Denver University forever!

Asbury Provisions

Head on over Monday-Friday for happy hour that takes place from 4-6pm! Find some comfort-food classics and local craft beers at this gastropub right at the crossing of University and Asbury. Happy hour items such as Bacon Fat Truffled Popcorn, Meatball Sliders, and Veggie Tacos for under $5 and discounted drinks for under $5! This classic pub is located just 3-blocks from your front door at Arboretum!

Spanky’s Roadhouse

This fun, local neighborhood hangout is located right on Evans and aims for a retro-urban look that serves yummy classic pub favorites. Happy hour is every day from 3 pm to 6 pm where you can get great deals on local brews and tasty bar snacks. Be sure to stop by there is a lot more to Spanky’s that meets the eye— weekend brunches & bottomless Bloody Mary’s, and get it less than a mile from your front door!

Learn, Live , Thrive at Arboretum

Just announced, new construction condos for rent in Observatory Park, Denver featuring 1-2 bedroom options. This community will embrace the neighborhood feel of a community surrounded by luscious greenery and beautiful architecture. The units will boast a modern look with high end cabinetry, kitchen islands, and hardwood flooring. Amenities of the project will feature a community roof deck, a dog run, and a community study.


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