The AAA's annual restaurant awards rated 22 Colorado restaurants with four diamond ratings. Only one restaurant, The Penrose Room at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, achieved a five diamond rating.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the AAA Diamond Ratings. According to AAA regulations, four diamond establishments mark a "refined and stylish" accommodations. Five stars mark "first class" luxury.
New additions to the four diamond club in Colorado in 2010 include Spago and Splendido at the Chateau in Beaver Creek and Chez Grand-mere in Durango.