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The Briarwood Inn

1630 8th St, Golden, CO 80401-1011
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Ranked #35 of 137 Restaurants in Golden
Price range: $31 - $50
Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Californian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 6th and Hwy 58
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English first
Golden, Colorado
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We've lived in Golden for years and have gone to the Briarwood many times. We stopped going there for dinner as the menu had gotten tired (it was like going to a nice restaurant circa 1970) and for the last couple years would only go to the bar for a quiet cocktail and perhaps apps. We decided to have dinner... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our group has had their Christmas lunch at the Briarwood every year for at least the 17 years I have been in the group, probably much longer. I am sad to say the the food quality has steadily declined over the years. We loved the tropical shrimp salad which is no longer on the menu. The side salad was previously... More 

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Denver, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This restaurant has a great Sunday brunch - a very pleasant experience. When we went back for dinner it was a disaster. It was my husband's birthday so we thought it would be a lovely evening. The waiter did not seem to care whether we were there or not. We ordered an expensive bottle wine, salads and entrees. When we... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My family and I came to The Briarwood Inn as a result of a car accident we were involved right across this restaurant! Upon entering and asking if we could stay there to make phone calls and warm up (it was -8 degrees outside!) we were greeted by Donkin. He was very nice and sympathetic with our situation and kindly... More 

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Golden, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The food is very good at a reasonable price, the service was great, and the restaurant has a very cozy feel.

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Lisa P, Owner at The Briarwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Stan- we appreciate it! We hope you'll pay us a visit again soon. More 

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Briarwood Inn is a beautiful facility with old historic location, woodwork and antiques. It has a charming fireplace in the dining area where we ate. The specials that included all courses would have been a great value, if one is able to indulge in the amounts of food without getting GERD or acid reflux, or having enough calories to... More 

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Golden, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Went here for New Years Eve with friends. Very over rated. Prime Rib was good but potatoes were cold and bland. Also was surprised to hear that bread was an extra charge. Overpriced and overrated. Not likely to return.

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Littleton, Colorado
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The restaurant has been remodeled since our last visit and unfortunately it took out a lot of the charm with all the curio cabinets & neat items they used to have. It was decorated nice for the holidays but did lack the previous charm. There were 4 of us and we all ordered 4 course fixed menu option which includes... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Our family enjoyed Christmas dinner at the Briarwood. The restaurant is decorated beautifully for the holidays. We had to wait about 5 minutes for our table, but didn't mind the wait. The prix fixe menu included the appetizer tray with salmon mousse, liver pate, Wisconsin cheddar cheese, olive tapenade, water chestnut and spinach spread and shrimp cocktail. We tried the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We were very disappointed in our dining experience last night. We have used Briarwood as a special occasion restaurant for 20 years since my husband proposed there. WE made reservations over a month ago. However last night we were seated at a horrible table. We asked to be moved and were told there were no other seats available. There was... More 

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Additional Information about The Briarwood Inn

Address: 1630 8th St, Golden, CO 80401-1011
Phone Number: 303-279-3121
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Californian

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