Ernie’s Blog

Pizza, Craft Beer, Whiskey

We’ve got the best pizza in Denver – even Westword thinks so!  We hand make and toss our very own dough everyday and make our own mozzarella fresh daily to create our famous NY style pies.  We also carry 30 craft brews on tap and infuse our very own whiskey.  Not to mention- we feature the best happy hour around – two times almost everyday.  We are excited to share our secrets with you!  Learn about all of our events, get classic recipes for your favorite food and check out some of our best cocktail mixes including our signature whiskey cocktails.

SHOT 5/10/10 2:58:24 PM - Ernie's Bar & Pizza in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Denver, Co. Originally opened in 1943 Ernie's is back and featuring a neighborhood atmosphere with a large, open patio and plenty of seating. Ernie’s Bar carries thirty American beers on tap, more than thirty beers by the bottle, an engaging wine list and an original cocktail menu. Menu items photographed included : a sausage, pepperoni, roasted pepper and four cheese pizza, Buffalo wings, and an antipasto platter. Drinks photographed included the Bert, the Limonatta Rosa and the Rosa Scintillante. (Photo by Marc Piscotty / © 2010)

Ernie’s Lunch Special

We know how hard it is to take time for a long lunch during a busy work day.  So we’ve come up with a quick, super easy and satisfying solution.  Everyday until 4 p.m., we offer the Ernie’s Lunch Special- a slice, choice of soup or salad and beverage for just $8.99!  It’s the best…

Online Ordering Coming soon!

  Click. Order. Pay. Pick-up.  Yep- soon, it will be that easy to place a take out order at Ernie’s!  We are currently working on setting up online ordering through our web site.  And we are hoping to launch it just in time for the hectic holiday season.  Stay tuned for more details!  


The “Beet Denver Saison Project”

I am so excited to be a part of the 1st ever Eat Denver Brew. Ernie’s and and a few other local restaurants including Avanti, Globe Hall, Blackbird, Root Down/Linger, Chowder Room and Butcher’s Bistro are partnering together to brew a Beet Saison for Harvest week at Ratio Brewing. Last week we all got together…


Ernie’s Bronco Bus Off to a Stellar Start

It’s our 2nd home game of the season and the patrons are lining up for the Bronco Bus. This week we had an Escalade stretch limo – Oh my! Oh so fun for our guests to go to the game in style! Remember: for each home game, just spend $15.00 at Ernie’s – see Jenny…

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Ernie’s Bronco Bus

Ernie’s loves football just as much as you! So what did we do this season to top it off for our Super Bowl champs?!  We have our very own home game bronco bus! Yes we do!  We partnered with Sunset Limousine company and we have chartered an official party bus for our Sunnyside friends.   Here’s…

Ernie’s Supports Local Schools to Raise Money

Bryant Webster Elementary had it’s 14th Annual Mariachi Extravaganza fundraiser on Friday, May 20. Ernie’s Supported the live auction with prizes to help raise money. This event helps raise thousands of dollars for Bryant Webster school activities. Ernie’s is honored to be part of this great occasion! Edison Elementary school had it’s 125th Anniversary annual…

Skinner Middle School Scorpion Poker Challenge

Ernie’s Sponsored the Skinner Middle School Scorpion Poker Challenge 2016 – Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament – on Saturday, May 14th. Local parents, community leaders, friends and family members all played to raise money for Skinner Middle School. Look forward to seeing you next year!

Hey Whiskey Lovers….

Thanks for coming out to our “how to infuse Whiskey at home seminar” last Wednesday. Everyone had a great time with their new whiskey cocktail, appetizers paired with the whiskey and their gift of a mason jar to infuse at home! Our new blackberry/ginger whiskey infusion is selling like crazy! You gotta try this one…

Ernie’s Featured in New Phaidon Pizza Book

This April, Phaidon, the U.K. based book publisher known for lavishly produced books on contemporary art, design, food and architecture,will release the ultimate global guide to pizza.  In the book, more than 1,000 food experts and aficionados from around the word reveal their insider tips on finding the best slice of pizza.  The guide includes…


News Flash: Open Late!

To our fans – on Friday and Saturday nights, we offer our full menu until 11:30 p.m. at Ernie’s! So when you are on your way home from work, or from a night downtown – stop by and have your favorite dish! Grab your last beer and a shot with us and have some grub!…

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 24, 2016 - Saturday, December 24, 2016

We are open on Christmas Eve until 11:00 p.m. Please make reservations!

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - Saturday, December 31, 2016, 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Join us for our 7th Annual New Years Eve Party! There will be a DJ, dancing and a champagne toast at midnight.

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Open Daily

come in and join us

Monday – Sunday
11am – 12am
Kitchen closes at 11:30pm

Happy Hour
Monday – Saturday
4pm – 6pm & 10pm – Midnight

We accept reservations!