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Peter's Chinese Cafe

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#1,258 of 2,624 Places to Eat in Denver
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2609 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206
(303) 377-3218
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Small but great!!

I met a client here and they know Peter, who is quite the 'charmer'!!! I had the spicy chicken and my colleagues had their 'usuals'. Service was fast, friendly and they have lunch specials. A neighborhood restaurant so I am sure 'everyone' knows your name!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Bonnie C
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Corona, California
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Corona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I met a client here and they know Peter, who is quite the 'charmer'!!! I had the spicy chicken and my colleagues had their 'usuals'. Service was fast, friendly and they have lunch specials. A neighborhood restaurant so I am sure 'everyone' knows your name!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I really liked their orange spiced chicken, I'm a big fan of their fried rice. It's a really small hole in the wall operation with just a few tables and chairs. Needs a remodel really badly. But because of the good food and the nice cashier I give it 4 stars. Thanks for a nice lunch.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

If you do not want (at least) day old food, then avoid this place. The chicken was terribly dry and hard as a rock! I couldn't even eat their food I took to-go. I should have known they were cheap because they could not fix the light in their sign... Never going back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I have been driving and walking past Peter's for quite some time and finally, we decided to try it upon the recommendation of a neighbor, who really loves Chinese food. We were not disappointed. The owner is friendly and talkative. He told us all about his business (he does a lot of catering all over Denver) while... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

You have places in your neighborhood where you get one or two dishes for take out... this is mine... I don't think I have ordered any thing other than fried rice or sesame chicken in about thirty years in this neighborhood. Don't expect a sit down dining experience, I think the place has only two table and four chairs.... it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I shared three dishes here last week. We absolutely loved the chow fun noodles and the broccoli in garlic sauce. We also had the masamam curry. The menu said all the Thai dishes were new - the curry was one of the worst we've had. I suggest you stick to the Chinese items and let Peter figure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

So my girlfriend had been telling me about this place for quite some time so once we went to Denver I wanted to try it. First off, the location of the restaurant and the restaurant itself are nothing special at all. From the outside you would question it's appearance and ask yourself if it's worth even going in because it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

We have had takeout from Peter's on two occasions. You can choose from a large menu and none of the dishes have been disappointing. Portions are ample and the prices are reasonable. Peter's delivers and quickly.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We are "regulars" with this place, having lived 2 years in Cheeseman Park area and now a year in Congress Park. We order a couple of times a month from Peter's so I can vouch for how consistently good it is! Last night it was spectacular. Yes, I used the word spectacular. I had the best drunken noodles with chicken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

From the Lo Mein to the scallops, we've enjoyed a lot of different things on the menu. The lack of MSG could be part of its success. The delivery is always fast and arrives hot. Peter has done a great job maintaining a consistent quality. There isn't much of a restaurant atmosphere though and no bar area, so it is... More 

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Additional Information about Peter's Chinese Cafe

Address: 2609 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206
Phone Number: (303) 377-3218
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 10
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2609 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: (303) 377-3218

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 10
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?