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Paramount Cafe

519 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4208 (Central Business District)
+1 303-893-2000
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Ranked #357 of 2,555 Restaurants in Denver
Price range: $1 - $16
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Café, Chicken Wings
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Paramount Cafe is Denver's original Rock 'n' Roll Cafe. Centrally located on 16th Street Mall in Denver, Paramount's award winning patio serves up some of the best people watching in town. With 47 beers on tap, almost all Colorado crafts, and a diverse Colorado cocktail list, our drinks are sure to please any palate. Our food is locally sourced whenever possible and we feature wild game burgers as well as all of the pub favorites. Whether you're a visitor or a local, Paramount Cafe is sure to show you a good time.
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Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

It was a great place for lunch!. I enjoyed the food and the price was right. It is popular so you may have to compete for seating. It is well worth it.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This is a great restaurant in a great location. Perfect for people watching if you eat outside. Food was good and service was fast.

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Denver, Colorado
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112 reviews 112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We had a late lunch prior to a Friday afternoon movie. The patio seating is great (other than homeless people and environmental advocates) and there is a good selection of food. We had burgers and jambalaya. Pretty good!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Sat at the extensive bar for a draft of local beer & fish & chips. Food portion was tasty and cooked to perfection, but quite small. Again, the server was cold & indifferent. 30 years ago, people in Denver were MUCH friendlier. Worth a 1-time visit for a bit of local flavor.

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Parker
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The glass we had still had lipstick on it... The prices were a little too pricey for what you got. But they can get away with it, it is downtown Denver after all. You get nickeled and dimed for everything down there.

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Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

fun eating here and dining on the street. Food was average with both sandwiches being overcooked. The Paramount is an old theatre converted to a restaurant. I like the history of the location.

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Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I really like going to paramount to get their volcano burger. I think that's what its called. super yummy. A great selection of beers, fast bartenders whip up drinks for you at any of their fifties style stools. There are pool tables in the back lots of tv to watch the game on and an outdoor patio facing 16th st.... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

I ordered the Gyro - it was fabulous. I am visiting Denver for business and found this walking along the pedestrian mall. Quick and friendly service by Alix. Thanks for a great meal.

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Sturgeon Bay
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162 reviews 162 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a great place to eat during Happy Hour! Its drink and appetizer specials are very good. I have eaten here twice during business trips to Denver, and I really enjoy it. It's very reasonably priced, and the portions are huge. (Our party took our leftover food in boxes and shared it with the homeless folks in the Mall.)... More 

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Houston, Texas
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384 reviews 384 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A busy place on a weekend night. Right on 16th Street Mall. Great selection of beer and food. Elk burger, and fish and chips were very good. Restaurant looks like it was designed out of an old theater.

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Additional Information about Paramount Cafe

Address: 519 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4208
Phone Number: +1 303-893-2000
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 16
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Café, Chicken Wings

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