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ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro
ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro
ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro


restaurant | denver, co




1,350 SF Culinary Design


ShearsAdkins Architects


Eater 38No. 7 Essential Denver Restaurants 2015

Eater 38No. 8 Essential Denver Restaurants 2014

5280 Magazine; No. 3 of 25 Best Restaurants in Denver

ChoLon, a modern Asian-influenced bistro located in the lively lower downtown district of Denver, Colorado, is a culinary gem that redefines the dining experience. It's the brainchild of Chef Lon Symensma, a culinary virtuoso with training from prestigious establishments like Jean-Georges, Spice Market, and Budakkan. At ChoLon, it's not just about beautifully plated dishes; it's about taking traditional Asian cuisine and giving it an exciting and creative twist that keeps your taste buds coming back for more.

Ricca Design Studios had the privilege of collaborating closely with Chef Lon to bring his innovative restaurant vision to life. ChoLon is more than just a place to eat; it's a sensory journey, where every detail is thoughtfully designed to delight and surprise. Each dish is a harmonious fusion of flavors and textures, showcasing Chef Lon's innovative take on Asian cuisine.

Dining at ChoLon is a theatrical experience, where the kitchen is always in motion, and the line between chef and guest is blurred. The open kitchen design encourages interaction, allowing guests to witness the artistry behind each dish and engage in the culinary process. It's a dynamic and ever-evolving dining experience that infuses the restaurant with vibrant energy, appealing to both Denver locals and visitors.

ChoLon isn't just a restaurant; it's a celebration of culinary artistry and the boundless possibilities of flavor. It's where tradition meets innovation, and every meal becomes an unforgettable journey into the heart of modern Asian cuisine. Dining at ChoLon is an adventure for the senses, an exploration of taste and culture that leaves a lasting impression.


Food NetworkWhere to Eat Great Dumplings from Coast to Coast, January 27, 2015.

The New York TimesWhat to Do in Denver, January 21, 2015.

The Zagat, What to Order at the Best Restaurants in Denver, October 6, 2014.

5280 Magazine25 Best Restaurants 2014, October, 2014.

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