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Cru - A Wine Bar

#42 of 2,392 Restaurants in Denver
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Wine Bar
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1442 Larimer Square, Denver, CO 80202
(303) 893-9463
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Flights of wines

We stopped in for a flight of wines (didn't eat). The staff was very nice and knowledgeable, and the selection of wines was interesting and very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
David A
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United States
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A neat little wine bar. Always a great selection of vino, decently priced. If you're dining or shopping or just in the area, it's a worthwhile visit.

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United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for a flight of wines (didn't eat). The staff was very nice and knowledgeable, and the selection of wines was interesting and very good.

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Rancho Santa Fe, CA
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

I wandered into Cru last night looking for a casual easy dinner. The wine flights are really fun - I enjoyed a flight of three Italian reds which were very good quality. For dinner I opted for the tomato soup and grilled focaccia with taleggio cheese - delicious! I would order exactly the same thing if I went back. Service... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Last time we just had the wine, so I would like to rave about the food. We went around 630 on a friday evening and got seated on the lovely patio on the street. We just made happy hour and enjoyed small plate of wontons and calamari. Then, because we had joined their club, we had a free appetizer- we... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My wife and I went on a Wednesday night. The place, menu and wine selection are amazing but the service is terrible. As we arrived there was no one to greet us, after 5 minutes a guy did and told us to seat anywhere. We chose to seat outside. Our server said hello after 10 minutes with two glasses water.... More 

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Cary, North Carolina, USA
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113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was at a private event in the basement, which I was happy for as the place was very hot except for there. The wine people were very knowledgable about wine for sure. The dinner was great, but the friendly service was even better. Good job.

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Longmont, Colorado
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great wines... Love the flights and tapas Would love to go again soon. Very lovely evening! You can't go wrong with a visit to Cru's if you love great wines!

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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I know a little bit about wine but not much. The staff weren't pretentious at all and made me feel welcome and informed instead of outcast. Appetizers and entrees were great! I recommend building your own cheese plate to explore new flavors!

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Open, airy, comfortable, friendly staff. Amazing pear and Gorgonzola pizza. I'm not a wine connoisseur so I won't comment, but I enjoyed what I drank.

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Cheyenne, WY
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My husband and I went with another couple, and we each had a different wine flight to start. In addition to my whites, I tried some of the reds that others had and I enjoyed them all. The menu is varied and I believe that anyone could find something to eat on this menu. It is divided into small plates,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1442 Larimer Square, Denver, CO 80202
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (303) 893-9463

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?