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“Good but expensive!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cool River Cafe

Cool River Cafe
8000 East Bellview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
303-771-4117
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Price range: $31 - $50
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
Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Good but expensive!”
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!

Visited June 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Olympia, WA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“NICE ATMOSPHERE & GOOD SERVICE”
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 ordered it without the cheese that it normally comes with. The waiter was there often to check on our needs, which I thought was pretty good service.
Upon reviewing the menu I wished that I could order off the dinner menu, but it would have been too much for lunch. If I ever get the chance I will.
I recommend it.

Visited May 2013
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colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“DELISH, will go back”
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.

Visited February 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Nice surroundings, but over seasoned food”
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“Great Steak and Atmosphere”
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 and suits fresh from the office. There is a sports bar style lounge that was serving high-end vodka specials. The entire place had tons of energy.

the menu has a very good selection of higher end steakhouse entrees, but also has smaller portions and a good variety of other eats-- the mac and cheese as a 'side' is big enough to share and is amazing. Steaks are cooked steakhouse style and the sides and sauces were seasoned well and the vegetables were slightly crunchy and very tasty (asparagus is a plus).

Our only disappointing part of the evening was the salad, which lacked any inspiration and had almost a bagged salad feel. Overall a very good meal

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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