Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in Denver may have opened in November,but the grand opening has just been scheduled.
The man himself — country singer Toby Keith — will be hosting the grand opening of the Northfield Stapleton restaurant Feb. 22. The venue was named after Keith’s2003 hit single, “I Love This Bar.”
The event is not open to the general public, but about 60 to 80 “special fans” will getto meet Keith, according to event organizers.
The grand opening festivities will kick off a series of yet-to-be-announced concerts at the bar and grill.
Located in The Shops at Northfield Stapleton at 8260 Northfield Boulevard, Suite 1370,in Denver, the restaurant, bar and live music venue encompasses 22,000 square feet with room for 1,150 customers. There is a 91-foot guitar-shaped bar, a dance floor and a stage. Plans are for national and local acts to perform five nights a week.
Keith’s menu features items including appetizers such as Whiskey Girl Wings available six ways, including “naked,” and crispy fried macaroni and cheese, along with entrees such as Big Daddy Burgers and crispy catfish fillets.
This is the ninth restaurant for Keith and his first in Colorado.
-Boots Gifford, Associate Editor,Denver Business Journal