This neighborhood delivers small-town vibes with big city amenities, boasting award-winning restaurants, bustling nightlife, and beautiful parks.
Popular · Charming · Walkable · Social
Located northwest of Denver’s bustling lower downtown lies this peaceful haven. Berkley’s community-oriented atmosphere, sociable residents, and lively retail strip Tennyson Street are just a few noteworthy things lending to this neighborhood’s appeal.
This neighborhood is perfect for those looking to expand their social circles in a new city. With shopping, eating, and drinking options sprinkled throughout this neighborhood, there’s no shortage of opportunities to meet people.
Transplants and natives find plenty of reasons to make Berkley their home. Residents especially love this neighborhood’s offering of a calm oasis with easy access to urban amenities. Berkley continues to attract restaurants, entrepreneurs, and renters who are seeking more bang for their buck.
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On the weekends, residents can be found in one of Berkley’s 12 dog parks, strolling around its lakes, or grabbing coffee and a workout along Tennyson Street. Charming bungalows sit next to modern condos and townhomes while Berkeley’s main drag boasts a revitalized, industrial feel. Colorful storefronts harmonize with brick and iron corner stores and outdoor tables are continuously filled with a rotating cast of foodies, caffeine enthusiasts, and remote workers. Berkley is anything but sleepy. While the actual neighborhood is far removed from anxiety-inducing traffic, crowded sidewalks, and long lines, there’s always something going on in this area.
We love Tennyson Street. This long strip hosts farmer’s markets, art walks, street fairs, and more. All in all, the retail stretch is home to 10 breweries and bars, numerous restaurants, jewelry stores, a cat cafe (sip tea while holding adoptable kitties), a pizza place, coffee shops, and more. Enjoy breakfast at the Cozy Cottage for some Mexican-American fare then head over to this neighborhood's namesake park for some fresh air. This casually cool section offers the perfect locale for Sunday brunch, killing time, or a night on the town.
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Parking is limited along Berkeley’s main drag, but ample street parking can be found for those willing to walk a few blocks. This neighborhood is highly walkable, plus, it’s historic Tudors and Denver Squares are just beautiful eye-candy for passersby. Ample public transportation gives commuters quick access to other popular Denver neighborhoods. Hop on the west rail line to reach Denver’s downtown, Coors Field, or the Tech Center in no time.