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Tavern Uptown

#746 of 2,609 Restaurants in Denver
$$ - $$$American, ,
538 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1305
+1 303-830-9210
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good54%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
May 25, 2016
“Great daytime meet”
Mar 19, 2016
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
538 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1305
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

Nice place to meet for a daytime meet and conversation with a friend. Bar is comfortable, hip, and lots of different aged people

Thank Nyc2denvermom
Reviewed March 19, 2016

Made a quick stop here to watch a little NCAA tournament and grab a bite to eat. Service was not anything to write home about. The volume on the TV was way louder than it needed to be. Couldn't even talk to the people next...More

TavernHG, Manager at Tavern Uptown, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2016

Thank you for stopping in to catch some of the March Madness games. We're sorry to hear you felt the volume was too high. If you join us again (we'd love for you to watch the rest of the tournament with us!) and feel that...More

Reviewed March 5, 2016

We were looking for a place to have Sunday brunch and found the Tavern Uptown. They offered a "Fix Your Own" Bloody Mary Bar and bottomless Mimosas. While the Bloody Mary's were delicious, they were $7.00 each. That is a little pricey to me. We...More

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TavernHG, Manager at Tavern Uptown, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2016

Thank you for your review, Jeff. We're glad you enjoyed your Bloody Mary and egg & sausage biscuit sliders. If you order the wings again, please ask them to prepare them with the sauce on the side. That preparation will be more to your liking....More

Reviewed February 29, 2016

Great place, love it's draft beer selections. Lots of local small brewery selection. Come here and enjoy a pint. Fries are good too.

Thank pdrolami
TavernHG, Manager at Tavern Uptown, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2016

We love our beer lovers! Thank you for letting us know you're a fan of our selections. Hopefully we'll see you for another pint soon.

Reviewed February 20, 2016

The food is terrific, OK most of the time its terrific. We went for dinner and the hamburgers everyone had were great my wife's tequila chicken salad was great until she got the raw chicken. We would have asked the server if he ever I...More

Thank Andrew F
TavernHG, Manager at Tavern Uptown, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2016

Thank you for letting us know about your experience, Andrew. We do love hearing that you usually feel our food is terrific. Please accept our apologies for both your chicken preparation and the inattentive service you received during your last visit. Neither live up to...More

Reviewed January 3, 2016

I was visiting friends during college football season and several of my friends, who live in Denver pointed me toward this establishment. I was blown away when I walked in. Once we pulled into the parking lot, my Big Orange heart was in heaven. Power...More

Thank VFL02
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Bob and I met done hard core Redskins fans on a Sunday for brunch during a game. They have the very back room reserved for Redskins fans. It was well-decorated with complimentary coffee and water. FOOD/DRINK: They had a Bloody Mary bar for $7 (one...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2015

We stop here frequently before going to show at nearby venues. the food is good, the service friendly and prompt without being rushed.

Thank JayTee338
Reviewed August 27, 2015

If you are not staying on 16th street, this place is one of a few places that serves food past 10 on the weekdays. They have a good happy hour as well. The nachos were great as each chip was served as it's own bite.

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I love the Tavern Uptown. Every time we visit Denver we make sure to have lunch there. This last trip we took the kids who were just as pleased with the food. We started with the fried pickles and crispy riblets. Fried...More

Thank Melanie P
TavernHG, Owner at Tavern Uptown, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2015

We're so happy that you and your family joined us during your visit to Denver. Thank you for such wonderful feedback about our food, beer and staff. It made our day! We look forward to seeing you again during your next trip.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80203-1305
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-830-9210
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A warm cozy tavern housed in an historic century-old building, Tavern Uptown is the place to enjoy happy hour in front of the fireplace, lunch on our unique year-round patio or watch your favorite teams on numerous large-screen plasma TVs. Tavern Uptown has unique options for private events and parties with two game rooms, a beautiful garden, koi pond and open or enclosed patio spaces.
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