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Paramount Cafe

$$ - $$$
Central Business District
Grill, Pub, American, Bar
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519 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4208
+1 303-893-2000
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a great stop on 16th street! We started off with wonton juans and wings. Wontons are one of a kind and absolutely delicious. For my entree I had the buffalo chicken sandwich. Also very good! Can't wait to come back!

Thank John O
St. George, Utah
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

I ordered the fish and chips. The fish was waaaay overcooked. I could barely eat it as the fish just kept flaking into smaller and smaller bits. The fries were laughable. Just bad. Denver did not impress. We hit 3 restaurants on this trip and none of them was good.

Thank MikeH001
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Good for large parties! Very fun! Good beer fun and off beat servers. We had salads and shared a bunch of apps. D U D E... Get a fish bowel to share with your favorite slide😚 Oh baby I want the Guppy.

Thank Keztat
United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The atmosphere at the bar was ok ,polite staff. We just had a late night snack, that was average. The bar area was more alive that the side of the tables for dinner, maybe because there was a game on the TV and it was after dinner time.

Thank Idanys C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the sampler platter off the appetizer menu and the 4 of us we full. The building was cool and the service was great.

Thank Lorrie K
Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

My son and I recently went to a show at the Paramount and needed to grab a quick dinner. Normally I plan ahead and go somewhere with plenty of time to eat and relax. This time we were in a bit of a time crunch and had to choose from what was within a block or two of the Paramount.... More 

Thank Louise M
Potomac, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Late night dinner, recommended by nearby clothing shop. While my colleague enjoyed her Greek sandwich, the onion rings were crispy but tasteless; salad bland. Service pleasant.

Thank Pattie Y
Littleton, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

This may be old news to some of you, but the Paramount Cafe ruined their Happy Hour - no doubt about it. It used to run until 7 pm and the beers were effectively buy one, get one free. Check out my prior review. Paramount used to be one of our favorite stops in Denver, but they've gone and yanked... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Good location, you can observe the street life from the garden. The service is really helpful. The food (burger and coleslaw) nothing but average. Just food, no reason to be disappointed, no reason to come back again.

Thank wlody
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We went to this place for a quick lunch and were very satisfied with the restaurant. It is your average "has a little bit of everything" restaurant. They have burgers, sandwiches, salads and much more. The Gyro was very good and the service was great. I would recommend this to anyone who is just looking for a casual lunch while... More 

Thank Alec W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Grill, Pub, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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: 519 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4208
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 303-893-2000
Paramount Cafe is Denver's original Rock 'n' Roll Cafe. Centrally located on 16th Street Mall in Denver, Paramount's award winning patio serves up some of the best people watching in town.
With 47 beers on tap, almost all Colorado crafts, and a diverse Colorado cocktail list, our drinks are sure to please any palate.
Our food is locally sourced whenever possible and we feature wild game burgers as well as all of the pub favorites.
Whether you're a visitor or a local, Paramount Cafe is sure to show you a good time.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?