Downtown Rec


Welcome to Higher Grade Downtown!

Downtown Rec Location Info

We are located in the Golden Triangle, five blocks east of the Arts District on Santa Fe.  Unmetered street parking is easily available as we are situation right on the corner of Elati St. & 13th Ave.

Downtown Recreational
1269 Elati St, Denver, CO 80204
Phone: (303) 993-4547
Hours 11:00am – 9:45pm Daily

What's Downtown?

Weather you are downtown for a Nuggets, Avs or Rockies game, out for a good meal in the city or to catch live music or exploring what Denver has to offer artistically at the Denver Art Museum or galleries in the Santa Fe Arts district we are centrally located to help elevate your experience.  Don’t forget we are also blocks away from your summer festivals at Civic Center Park and also great quick stop off point between DIA and the mountains.

Why Colorado Cannabis?

As the first legal state in Cannabis, Colorado’s 10 + years of product R&D and tweaking of cultivation processes ensures that you will find the most innovative and highest quality of product in the country at Higher Gade.  Come on in and you’ll immediately feel that you’re at your neighborhood spot, where “everybody knows your name”.

What to expect at Downtown Rec

Known for our connoisseur quality in house flower, our concentrate, vape and edible assortment to rival anyone, expect your experience at Higher Gade to elevate your day, leave a smile on your face and never leave your pockets low.

Customer Testimonials

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Eric HaaksmaEric Haaksma
16:02 10 Feb 24
Linnea KristinLinnea Kristin
02:07 07 Feb 24
My favorite dispensary I've honestly ever been to, everyone that works here is always top tier friendly and kind. I've never felt like a customer, just a old friend stopping by, and that's really special. You guys are the best.
Aaron GordonAaron Gordon
23:52 29 Jan 24
Big fan of how they display their flower. Great prices, my go to.
Joe MorehouseJoe Morehouse
21:53 26 Jan 24
Unfriendly staff. Fake prices on menu that are higher in store.
Betty ShivelyBetty Shively
21:38 26 Jan 24
Love God's s Herbs!! Thank You!.
Drew J. HartmannDrew J. Hartmann
15:27 11 Jan 24
An extraordinary shopping experience awaits at Higher Grade dispensary. The unparalleled quality of their diverse product range, coupled with the dedication and professionalism of their team, truly sets this establishment apart. Offering exceptional prices on top-notch products, Higher Grade consistently exceeds expectations. The staff's approachability and willingness to answer any questions reflects their commitment to customer satisfaction. Great daily deals, a welcoming atmosphere, and knowledgeable personnel make Higher Grade an absolute must-visit while in Denver. Highly recommended!
Tyler CurrinTyler Currin
17:25 13 Oct 23
Shop here frequently everyone is super helpful and happy to answer any questions. Jolea is super sweet and gets you checked in very fast! 100% recommend checking the store out!
Brandon WheelockBrandon Wheelock
00:44 28 Sep 23
Went to a few others along the way and was extremely disappointed this was my last stop on the line and completely blew me away great prices on top notch product hands down recommend higher grade to anyone coming to or in Denver. Will definitely be my first stop every time I'm in town
Bryan C L X TBryan C L X T
21:05 12 Sep 23
Always worth a stop in at higher grade!! the staff is helpful and patient. good selection whatever you budget is

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