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Cool River Cafe

8000 East Bellview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
303-771-4117
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bellview and I-25
Transit: Belleview Avenue Light Rail 1/4 mile
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Phoenix, Arizona
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I only had a salad here but it was fresh and tasty. My only suggestion would be for the restaurant to offer more "lunch options" of full meals but small plates. I don't want a $20 lunch but I settled on the salad due to the limited lunch options. This place might be better for dinner.

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Denver Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Sometimes I wonder what the point is of reviewing a franchise restaurant. I'm not certain the folks that could really make a difference even care, as long as they have patrons, and the place is profitable. We met our traveling cousins from NY for a lunch before they headed up to Copper Mountain for the week. My cousin thought it... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This is our second visit to this restaurant but our first time for dinner. Our expectations were high for the dinner experience but we were disappointed with the steaks we ordered. We ordered steaks medium-well and they came cooked medium-rare and almost rare! The flavor of the meat was very bland. The shrimp appetizer was also disappointing--the shrimp were small... More

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Aurora, Colorado, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I love trying new places and some friends and I went to Cool River for lunch. The atmosphere inside is really nice but the food and service were just mediocre on my first and second visit. This is a nice place but it's not really my thing.

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Abilene, TX
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200 reviews 200 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Nice atmosphere. Service had a few hiccups. Food overall was pretty average for the price. I'd try somewhere else first.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Pretty expensive place, but their portions are very generous and food is up to par with prices. Been twice and will visit again!

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Olympia, WA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant was very nice inside, and out. It was a little windy and the umbrella wanted to fly away, so we moved inside. I ordered a chicken sandwich with asparagus on the side. The asparagus was seasoned and cooked just right. The chicken sandwich I ordered was good, but a little dry. Probably due to the fact that I... More

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colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Had the Australian fish dish and a chocolate dessert. Solid wine list. Great service. Went 52.80 weeks.

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Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice ambiance but on the two occasions I have been here my entrees have been covered in ground pepper, however on a plus note the sides are very good. There's better places to eat in Denver !

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Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

This is a wonderful restaurant in the Denver Tech Center. Cool River holds true to it's name of being 'cool.' The restaurant has had a renovation and the decor is very trendy and inviting. The restaurant is on the first and second floors and the entire place feels very cool and hip. Many tables are filled with people in ties... More

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