It's never good to hear about one of Colorado's favorite destination restaurants being in trouble. A very unique spot that has been around for over 30 years, may be in jeopardy.

This is restaurant that families have been going to for generations, to have dinner and watch planes take off. The Perfect Landing has had a perfect name for decades; here's to hoping that things get back to "perfect."'

I can't imagine how fun it must be to have a meal so close to where planes are landing and taking off; it must be a phenomenal experience for kids. The Perfect Landing has been open since 1992, pleasing thousands and thousands of Colorado diners.

Fire Shuts Down "Airport" Restaurant in Colorado

According to KDVR, on June 4, 2024, The Perfect Landing, located at the Centennial Aiport, suffered a "significant" fire and The Perfect Landing would be having to close immediately.

In the middle of the afternoon that day, a fire broke out in the kitchen area due to a leaking natural gas line; the restaurant's fire suppression system activated, and employees used fire extinguishers to try to put down the fire.

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South Metro Fire Rescue, along with other agencies (including the Centennial Airport) arrived on the scene to work the fire and evacuate the restaurant. There were no injuries in the incident, but the restaurant is closed until further notice.

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The Perfect Landing is one of those rare places that has a great, fun, location and has a great menu. They're known for both their seafood options and their steaks, along with a tasty breakfast menu, as well.

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After opening in 2008, Las Palmeras Mexican Restaurant has become one of the area's very best locally-owned places to get delicious, and authentic Mexican food. We found this place by accident years ago while driving hungry down Main Street in Longmont and have been regulars ever since. The owner, the staff, the food, and the drinks are all top notch and that's what makes this one of Colorado's top choices for delicious Mexican food.

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