Dairy Block to Feature Milk Market Food Hall


DENVERDairy Block Denver’s newest micro-district redevelopment in the heart of Lower Downtown – has announced that three additional tenants are joining the eclectic mix of shops and restaurants on Denver’s first pedestrian-only Alley opening early 2018.

Denver Chef Frank Bonanno will open Milk Market at Dairy Block, a food hall featuring 15 restaurants and bars operated by his company, Bonanno Concepts. Located on the ground floor corner of 18th and Wazee Streets, the 15,000-square-foot market will have a common-consumption liquor license and several seating areas, along with grab-and-go counters that open up onto the Dairy Block Alley.

Some of the Milk Market concepts will include:

  • Morning Jones – a pastry shop
  • Bao Chica Bao – serving Asian street bao buns
  • Lou’s Hot & Naked –serving hot fried chicken
  • Albina by the Sea – a fresh seafood eatery named for Bonanno’s grandmother
  • MoPoke – a poké bowl concept
  • Green Huntsman- a salad bar
  • S&G Salumeri –  a sandwich shop
  • Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria
  • Stranded Pilgrim – a tap room pouring Colorado beers
  • Cellar – a wine bar

Bonanno will also be opening another restaurant at Dairy Block, Engine Room Pizza, which will serve pizza by the slice.

In addition, Dairy Block will be home to Mr. Pink, an underground lounge off of The Alley that serves delicious food & drinks, with live music nightly.

“Dairy Block is going to be one of downtown Denver’s hottest new destinations for eating, drinking and shopping,” said McWHINNEY Co-Founder and CEO Chad McWhinney. “We’re looking forward to continuing to share the other exciting retailers and restaurants who will be joining the Dairy Block family soon.”

Other tenants planned for Dairy Block include a speakeasy and a multi-shop market hall, café and workshop offering a variety of clothing, accessories and home wares from local and global brands and studios.

Dairy Block offers 66,000 square feet of prime restaurant and retail space. This summer, Dairy Block announced that the block will be home to Huckleberry Roasters, The Perfect Petal, a Seven Grand whiskey bar and Roost, a retail space by the founder of the popular Denver Flea marketplace.

Developed by McWHINNEY, Sage Hospitality and Grand American, Inc., Dairy Block is a mixed-used redevelopment of the LoDo block that once housed Denver’s Windsor Dairy.

Dairy Block Site Map courtesy of McWHINNEY.

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