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Cholon Bistro

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1555 Blake St Denver, CO 80202 303.353.5223


ChoLon Market, the largest Chinese-influenced market in Saigon, helped serve as inspiration for Chef Lon Symensma’s Cholon Bistro. The LoDo restaurant showcases his passion for Asian ingredients and French cooking techniques in a striking, eco-friendly space. ChoLon will serve lunch and dinner, as well as a small bites menu that will be available throughout the day. The menu features inspired interpretations of traditional Asian dishes. “Many of my dishes are twists on classical Asian cuisine,” says Symensma. “I look forward to sharing my own personal perspective on the flavors of Asia.” The menu offers several categories designed to allow guests to sample and share many different tastes and flavors during their meal. The bar and lounge will serve handcrafted, artisanal cocktails developed to enhance Symensma’s creations. Lunch Is served Monday-Friday starting at 11am and Dinner Monday through Saturday at 5pm

Sample Menu Items:

  • Rib Eye Satay, Hong Kong Steak Sauce
  • Seared Scallops, King Oyster Mushrooms, Lobster Sauce
  • Shrimp Cakes, Nuoc Cham, Lettuce Wraps