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Avenue Grill

#207 of 2,362 Restaurants in Denver
#233 of 2,628 Places to Eat in Denver
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630 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1411 (Washington Street)
303-861-2820
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Avenue Grill is renowned for its award-winning martinis, wine list...
The Avenue Grill is renowned for its award-winning martinis, wine list, friendly bartenders and a welcoming, inimitable style. The Avenue is a favored lunch and dinner destination among the uptown Denver business crowd, as well as a popular neighborhood bar and grill. What attracts them is the unpretentious, superior service, comfortable ambience and delicious food. The menu is reminiscent of a San Francisco-style bar and grill with Asian and Italian influences.
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  • 41
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  • 51
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Old School Dining Experience

Avenue Grill has the atmosphere of an old (more upscale) diner. The dinner menu has a good variety and the cocktail list is fun and creative. The locations is part of the old but coming back new neighborhood.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
deni c
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Montreal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This restaurant serves the best beef carpaccio and key lime pie I have ever eaten. The main dishes are delicious too. The service is wonderful. I loved my evening!

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were told about this place by the concierge at the Warwick since it was walking distance and they could accommodate our group of 11 on short notice for dinner. I'll start with the positives, while we were late to our reservation, the table was ready and we were seated right away. The ambiance was pleasant and the menu looked... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very attractive restaurant. The ahi tuna, mango cobbler and nut tart were wonderful. The staff was attentive without hovering and made great suggestions for wine and entrees.

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San Jose, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was our first time here and my husband and I really enjoyed it. Loved the neighborhood feel and felt very welcome from out check in with the hostess to the service from our waitress. The food was fabulous and the portion size was very generous. The salad with salmon was one of my favorites and I could have had... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Avenue Grill has the atmosphere of an old (more upscale) diner. The dinner menu has a good variety and the cocktail list is fun and creative. The locations is part of the old but coming back new neighborhood.

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denver
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

A friend and I recently had lunch at The Avenue Grill on 17th ave. My friend had been before, this was a new experience for me. I was very pleased with my lunch, the presentation, and the taste. Our service was very good,- not hovering. I would recommend a repeat visit. The restaurant looks upscale but the food is reasonably... More 

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Denver, CO
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It was our first time going to Avenue Grlll last month and we met some friends there who made the reservations for 4. The restaurant and ambiance were really nice and so was the service. One negative was how small the table for 4 was but we managed. We had all drinks and our friends ordered some pot stickers and... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The restaurant had a very elegant vibe. However, some of the food that was served, chicken, in particular, looked the frozen breasts you can get at Sam's Club. The Ahi was fabulous, the pork chop was a bit tough, filet mignon was perfect for me. My husband has food allergies and when he inquired about how a side dish was... More 

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Frisco, Colorado
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had six and a baby for a 5:30 pm dinner after Kinky Boots. Service great and everyone had a good time. Food ranged from adequate to very good depending on what was ordered. When the house wine was off, a new bottle was opened. I suggest dumping opened wine at night and always going fresh-especially with red. Since this... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This used to be my go-to restaurant for birthdays, a great lunch or special occasion dinner. But over the years, the food quality and service has gone downhill. I keep trying to make it successful, but they keep failing. The waitstaff doesn't know the menu and don't bring the elevated level of service I expect from an establishment such as... More 

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Additional Information about Avenue Grill

Address: 630 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1411
Phone Number: 303-861-2820
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $31 to $40
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 630 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1411
    (Washington Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: 303-861-2820

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $31 to $40
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Romantic

Description

The Avenue Grill is renowned for its award-winning martinis, wine list, friendly bartenders and a welcoming, inimitable style. The Avenue is a favored lunch and dinner destination among the uptown Denver business crowd, as well as a popular neighborhood bar and grill. What attracts them is the unpretentious, superior service, comfortable ambience and delicious food. The menu is reminiscent of a San Francisco-style bar and grill with Asian and Italian influences.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?