Authentic French Cuisine

La Merise is a French bistro in the Cherry Creek neighborhood of Denver. It offers the ambience and character of Paris combined with your favorite French dishes and an extensive wine list.

La Merise is located on the corner of E. 3rd Ave. and Clayton. Our chef, Scott Burnham, creates daily specials that emphasize seasonable produce, exotic meats, and game and seafood with timeless appeal. La Merise serves moderately priced French home-style meals in a cozy setting. Wonderful for a special night out or just a catch up with friends at lunchtime.  During the warmer months, food and drinks may be enjoyed in our garden patio.

Enjoy Happy Hour Monday to Friday from 4pm to 6pm or take advantage of our half priced bottles of wine on Sunday nights. You are guaranteed to have a memorable dining experience at La Merise.

Lamerise Restaurat Week

Restaurant Week Menu


Pâté Maison –
Served with Dijon mustard, cornichons and crostini


Mussels á la Mariniére –
Fresh mussels steamed in a garlic cream white wine sauce or spicy tomato sauce


Salmon Côte D’Azur –
Pan seared salmon filet served on a bed of sautéed spinach with an orange citrus sauce


Beef Bourguignon –
Beef braised in red wine and veal demi glace with vegetables, bacon lardoons, and herbs.
Served with mashed potatoes.


Rosemary Chicken Confit –
Slow braised chicken drumette served with crispy truffle polenta cake, sautéed greens and roasted poultry and lemon juice


Crème Brûlée –
Traditional French custard topped with layer of hard caramel


Chocolate Mousse –
French style chocolate mousse