With cooler weather coming soon and Denver’s unpredictable winter weather, shuffleboard is a great indoor sport. It sure beats cabin fever. Denver is the quintessential hot spot of shuffleboard. There are some hidden gems, but many of the places are everyday hangouts. Denver is also home to many shuffleboard table retailers and resurfaces if you have room in your basement or a game room.
Top Four Places To Play Shuffleboard
Wheat Ridge Lanes has the best shuffleboard in the city of Denver and surrounding suburbs. Even though it’s a bowling alley, there are plenty of kudos for their added entertainment. There is a bar at one end of the building and that is where the shuffleboard tables are. It was used in the 1996 National Championships and it is in great shape. They maintain it to the highest standards. They also have holiday parties and the décor is beautiful. Great music, too! They are located at 6595 W 38th Ave, in Wheatridge (just outside downtown). Their phone number is (303)420-2523 and you can view the hours and other information on their website.
Don’s Club Tavern located at 723 E 6th Avenue, in southwest Denver is one of the best old dive bars in Denver. The vibe inside is great, a very eclectic bunch of patrons. The shuffleboard is new and has all the newest bells and whistles. The shuffleboard is the centerpiece of Don’s. There is always a crowd gathered around it. It is free to play and the traditional bar rules really aren’t adhered to. It is a joy to play on. They also have bumpers and a new set of pucks. Don’s Club draws a lively crowd and drinks are a great price.
Zanzibar Billiards is one of the best places to have a party in Denver, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or other occasion, Zanzibar will plan and help you celebrate. You can rent a part of the building or the whole building, depending on the size of your party. The shuffleboard is mixed among pool tables. They also have food and drink specials, a D.J., and after hour’s availability. Zanzibar can be reached at (303)308-9999. They are located at 2046 Larimer Street, Denver, CO.
Blake Street Tavern located at 2301 Blake Street, in Denver. Their phone is (303)675-0505. This is a Denver favorite. They are located in a large warehouse with a very nice back patio, and many other amenities. Blake Street Tavern’s shuffleboard is located in the huge basement along with a Skee-Ball, basketball, cornhole, and other arcade games. They also have two dozen beers on draft. The wonderful thing about Blake Street Tavern is that they have league play, which is catching on with Shuffleboard.
There’s A Shuffleboard Renaissance In Denver
There are many more places that are outstanding in Denver with great shuffleboard areas, but these are the top ones. There are some great local breweries that also have billiard rooms, which include shuffleboard. Shuffleboard is experiencing a renaissance right now. Bars and billiard places are seeing a new interest with patrons. So pick up a puck and see if it’s as easy as it looks.