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8000 East Bellview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (Bellview and I-25)
Belleview Avenue Light Rail 1/4 mile
303-771-4117
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 9
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  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good food

I have eaten here many times...ranging from a burger at the bar to a steak in the restaurant. So far everything that I have had here has been very good. It has an upscale atmosphere and service is always friendly and efficient.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
cubfaninco
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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451 reviews 451 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I have eaten here many times...ranging from a burger at the bar to a steak in the restaurant. So far everything that I have had here has been very good. It has an upscale atmosphere and service is always friendly and efficient.

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Parker, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I'm surprised to see as many positive reviews as there were here. I've hit all the top steakhouses in Denver and this is NOT one of them. Cool River is expensive and puts on the charade of a high end steak house, but it's all a facade. Their filet literally looks and tastes like a hockey puck. I made it... More 

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New City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Had dinner at the bar which was friendly and accommodating. Bar tender was attentive. Had caesar salad and Chilean Sea Bass for main course. Interesting menu. Packed bar area with a lot of energy on a Monday night - probably happy hour holdovers. Highly recommend. Have had a business lunch here before.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Went there for my 12th wedding anniversary, requested a booth 2 were open at the time. Was told no, the 2open booths stayed open the entire time we were there!

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Orlando
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

While visiting, my friends took me to this restaurant as it is their local favorite. They introduced me to their favorite bartender, John, who is a highly effective and an exceptional bartender. He makes great martinis and he is always on the go making sure you are well taken care of. In fact, I saw him serving customers out in... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I met a friend for dinner here on a weeknight, and the place was busy but not too crowded. The server was excellent, providing the right amount of attention without being intrusive. The food was excellent; I had the Shrimp & Grits, while my friend has the Vegetable Ravioli. The shrimp were done to perfection, without the rubberiness all-too-common to... More 

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Phelan, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My colleges and I were lucky enough to have a well healed vendor ask us to partake of dinner on the company. Even if we hadn't had a vendor I would have stayed and paid myself. The service was excellent, the food was to die for and the wine list and the knowledge of the servers was extraordinary. The food... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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107 reviews 107 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

five of went there for 5280 week and had an excellent meal. The filets were cooked perfectly and the sauce was very nice. The salad and dessert were great. So why not perfect, the waiter seemed like all he wanted us to do was eat our meal and leave. I would have not been so offended if it had been... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Took the wife there the day after Valentine's day to not have to deal with the crowds. We were seated promptly, the host staff was excellent and the waitress knowledgable and friendly. The manager even stopped by to say hello and check on us. The meal came out fast and perfectly cooked. The atmosphere was very nice and romantic. It... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I have been to Cool River several times for lunch for meetings where a buffet has been served. These lunches have always been very good and I assumed the dinner would be as well. We recently dined there as a party of five for a birthday dinner. The highlight of the meals was the before dinner martinis. We had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8000 East Bellview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    (Bellview and I-25)
  • Public Transportation: Belleview Avenue Light Rail 1/4 mile
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Greenwood Village
  • Phone Number: 303-771-4117

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Hamburgers, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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