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1881 Curtis St, The Ritz-Carlton, Denver, CO 80202-1902
+1 303-312-3107
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1881 Curtis St, The Ritz-Carlton, Denver, CO 80202-1902
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Ellways is a tradition in Denver. The steaks are awesome, as well as the appetizers, and seafood. They also know how to make a perfect Manhattan. Great service. Nice size booths

Thank NickellFamilyTravel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best steak I’ve ever had. Super friendly staff and a quaint feel. It’s connected to the Ritz and has options for all types of eaters.

Thank Tara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went here on a holiday Sunday. It was not crowded at all. It seemed to me that once we said we were not getting alcohol other tables got more attention. But the food was spectacular. Everyone who had steak loved it. I...More

Thank Uccman39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here since it was recommended highly by my brother in law. Definitely the most disappointing meal I’ve ever spent money on. I MAYBE would have been willing to spend half what we spent here given the quality. We started with the hot appetizer...More

Thank Allie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This location has a very nice decor and atmosphere. It was our 1st time at an ELWAY’S. We made reservations for 10am for a Mothers Day Brunch with the hopes we could miss the rush that usually happens at noon. We arrived about 10 min...More

Thank Iflyfish28
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here with my daughter and her husband. My daughter had made a reservation in advance and told them it was a special occasion. My daughter and her husband recently lived there and had been there many times before, and we had been there...More

Thank dmh716
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Out of all the Elways this one downtown at the Ritz Carlton hotel is my favorite. It’s location is great and the food is always good at night. During the day sometimes the menu is off and not the same as night certain dishes.

Thank Spartacus X
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

So we have all been to many great steakhouses in New York, Chicago, LA, etc...etc... however this is ranked up there with the best of the best. The ribeye is one of the best I have ever had, and the lamb is fantastic. The staff...More

Thank chris92009
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

The place is good,love architecture, the food is good on the downside expensive,the staff are helpful and attentive to our needs all the menus are well explained, beverage and alcohol are well stock, I will definitely come back.

Thank Joni C
Reviewed April 27, 2018

A delightful dining experience. Staff was professional, attentive, and friendly. The food was perfect--lamb lollipops, tuna tartar, salmon, asparagus, potatoes, sorbet--and perfectly paired with selected wine. Our group dined like royalty.

Thank LarkVll
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June 26, 2017|
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Response from Tom R | Reviewed this property |
They had seafood options. Don't recall everything on the menu - but we had a steak and the beef dish.
Gary S
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Debra G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and it's a large bar!
Mary Beth H
January 31, 2017|
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Response from LivingTheQLife | Reviewed this property |
$25.00 - $40.00 depending on what you want. Sides are extra.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1881 Curtis St, The Ritz-Carlton, Denver, CO 80202-1902
    (18th & Curtis St)
  • Public Transportation: ELWAY'S Downtown is located within walking distance to multiple bus and light rail stops. We are happy to assist in offering directions.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-312-3107
ELWAY'S is a steakhouse located in the lobby of The Ritz-Carlton, Denver. Our restaurant in Denver, Colorado is named after NFL hall of famer John Elway and offers hand-cut steaks, daily happy hour, Sunday brunch and extensive wine list. Dine with us on our cozy outdoor patio.
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