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Hapa Sushi

#122 of 2,351 Restaurants in Denver
#135 of 2,612 Places to Eat in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
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Cherry Creek
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2780 E 2nd Ave, Denver, CO 80206 (2nd & Detroit)
303-322-9554
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The name Hapa is derived from the Hawaiian term that describes a...
The name Hapa is derived from the Hawaiian term that describes a harmonious blend of Asian and American cultures. Like our name, our food reflects this dynamic combination. The menu is based on traditional Japanese cooking fundamentals which are then amplified, muted, or mixed with influences from many different styles of cooking until they are something completely new: they're Hapa. We have stretched the boundaries of creativity to develop dishes that defy all the rules while holding true to our roots. We hope you will find our menu innovative, uninhibited, and distinctly fun! Incomplete parties will not be sat until complete.
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  • 6
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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 of 5 stars
Quality fish in LoDo.

There was a lot to like about our visit to Hapa Sushi. The Pokedon with Ahi and the salmon and avocado roll were both good, but my favorite was the Mork and Mindy roll. The restaurant had a full bar, and it even had some great beer choices on draft. The prices are very reasonable for fish of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Honestly I probably wouldn't be giving this place a poor review had my situation been handled differently. I found a hair wrapped up in my roll. The waitress was apologetic as well as the manager and gave us new rolls. I get it...things happen. However I believe that the manager should have comped our roll and or offered to pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Wonderful service in an upscale style of restaurant, while keeping pricing fair. Parking nearby, either street meter or parking garage. Fast service and great sushi. Excellent place to visit in Denver.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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229 reviews 229 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

There was a lot to like about our visit to Hapa Sushi. The Pokedon with Ahi and the salmon and avocado roll were both good, but my favorite was the Mork and Mindy roll. The restaurant had a full bar, and it even had some great beer choices on draft. The prices are very reasonable for fish of this quality,... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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84 reviews 84 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Four business associates into Napa for Sake and Sushi. Roll menu and fish selection is impressive. Lot of great Sake and the staff was very attentive and informed on both the fish and Sake. It was well worth the visit and a good place for a business meeting as the noise level was fairly low. I'd return

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Windermere, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

First I want to say that everything that we had was excellent but, I had a lot of trouble finding things to order. Several of the things that looked good were baked! I had sashimi that was terrific, the edamame was very good and the roll that we did find was very good. I have just been used to many... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We frequent Hapa often, it's close to the house. The best options are the rolls and the appetizers. They just don't have a ton of unique options for nigiri. The sashimi is always good as well. It's just the same fish. They rarely have different types of fish, specials like Toro or Scottish Salmon, Kanpachi, etc . It's also very... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I came in for lunch and didn't have to wait for a table, which was nice. Server was fast and attentive. Atmosphere was nice. I ordered the Monkey Brain and the Negihama Maki, both excellent. Would definitely recommend Hapa for a quick, yummy lunch!

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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Love the HH here. Such great value and they don't scrimp on portion sizes, either. I love taking people here for HH and the sushi is fab.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

After waiting a ridiculous amount of time the waiter finally came to our table...this was just the beginning of the crappiest service I have ever experienced. The food was very good, but the service so bad I would hesitate to ever return again. Example: Midway through the meal I asked for a drink menu - after 15 minutes he still... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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148 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Go at happy hour, the prices are much more reasonable. It gets crowded quickly. The decor is contemporary, and service is efficient if not curt. It's the only place where there are 3 hostesses standing near the entrance looking a little bored. There is outdoor seating, but choose carefully depending on time of year. Sushi is done well, not too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2780 E 2nd Ave, Denver, CO 80206
    (2nd & Detroit)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Cherry Creek
  • Neighborhood: Cherry Creek
  • Phone Number: 303-322-9554

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic

Description

The name Hapa is derived from the Hawaiian term that describes a harmonious blend of Asian and American cultures. Like our name, our food reflects this dynamic combination. The menu is based on traditional Japanese cooking fundamentals which are then amplified, muted, or mixed with influences from many different styles of cooking until they are something completely new: they're Hapa. We have stretched the boundaries of creativity to develop dishes that defy all the rules while holding true to our roots. We hope you will find our menu innovative, uninhibited, and distinctly fun! Incomplete parties will not be sat until complete.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?