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Concessions & Food Service

 Offshoots at the Gardens

Offshoots is located in the main building, by the Water-Smart Garden. Entrance included with admission.

In the morning, select from a variety of freshly made breakfast burritos, pastries or stuffed breakfast croissants. Lunch and dinner provide a variety of salads, soups and sandwiches always made fresh, with local ingredients when possible, reflecting the Gardens’ core value of sustainability. Lots of vegetarian items are available.

Offshoots Café also has a full service coffee bar and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy a latte, surf the Web, work remotely and relax in one of the cushy chairs or at the laptop bar in front of a window that looks out on vistas of gardens or inside our Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory.

Oct. 3 - Nov. 30:
Daily 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 5:30-8:30 p.m. for Chihuly Nights (Panini grill closes at 8 p.m.)

Dec. 1 - Dec. 4:
Daily 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Panini grill closes at 4 p.m.)

Dec. 5, 2014 - Jan. 1, 2015:
Daily 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Panini grill closes at 4 p.m.); closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day
Evenings during Blossoms of Light from 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. (Panini grill closes at 8:30 p.m.)

Jan. 2 - Mid-May, 2015:
Daily 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Panini grill closes at 4 p.m.)

Mid-May - Fall, 2015:
Daily 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Panini grill closes at 8 p.m.)

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The Hive Garden Bistro

The Hive at Denver Botanic GardensThe Hive is a modern bistro nestled under the trees adjacent to the Monet Pool. The large, shaded deck offers idyllic views of water features, Le Potager Garden and the Chihuly exhibition.

The restaurant features seasonal fare – including burgers, sandwiches and salads – prepared to order. Local ingredients and produce harvested from the Le Potager Garden and the Gardens’ CSA grown at Chatfield are incorporated into the menu whenever possible. Restrooms are available.

The Hive is open seasonally.

Through the end of November, weather permitting
Open daily 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. full service
5:30-8:30 p.m. open for hot beverage service for Chihuly Nights
Dec. 1 -  Jan. 1 (during Blossoms of Light)
Open daily 5:30-8:30 p.m. for hot beverage service
Closed for the season Jan. 2, 2015 - Spring

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