Goosetown Bar Open 7 days a week


The Goosetown Tavern, opened in September 1998, is located at the south-west corner of Colfax and Adams in Denver’s Congress Park area, right across the street from the Bluebird Theater. The Goosetown Tavern is all about having fun. 

Goosetown is named for a former bar of the same name in Golden, Colorado where German immigrants once communed. A German immigrant, Julius Shultz, originally built the Goosetown Tavern in 1873. Until its demise, the original Goosetown Tavern was the oldest continually licensed tavern in Colorado. It originally acquired its quirky moniker from the nickname of the community it served. The German immigrants who settled in the foothills around Golden brought with them their fondness for waterfowl and created many ponds and lakes to encourage migrating geese to stay in Golden. Their scheme worked and the district became known as Goosetown.

Upon demolition of the original bar in 1998 to make room for a parking lot, John Hickenlooper, founder of the Wynkoop Brewing Company, salvaged the front and back bars and booths in an effort to capture the essence of the original Goosetown Tavern and restored them to their present location.

Fast Forward to today at the Goosetown Tavern, where we cook our meats slow and low using a post oak powered smoker. We offer juicy brisket, yummy pulled pork and BBQ Jackfruit for vegetarians and vegans. We have much more to offer in addition to BBQ including Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwiches, tacos, white cheddar mac-n-cheese, fried tofu sandwich, and our tasty Smashburger. See our menu here.

Check out our Events page! The Goosetown still hosts local and up and coming acts in our band room. Fill out our Contact form to perform with us!


Monday: 4pm – 1am

Tuesday: 4pm – 1am

Wednesday: 4pm – 1am

Thursday: 4pm – 1am

Friday: 4pm – 2am

Saturday 4pm – 2am

Sunday: 4pm – 12am

Food Hours:
Monday: 4pm – 10pm

Tuesday: 4pm – 10pm

Wednesday: 4pm – 10pm

Thursday: 4pm – 10pm

Friday: 4pm – 11pm

Saturday 4pm – 11pm

Sunday: 4pm – 10pm
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