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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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a recent business trip my workmates and I had dinner at the Paramount Cafe. We sat on the patio and enjoyed the activity on the promenade. Our waiter was fantastic and made excellent recommendations on beer choices and food. I shared the Buffalo Burger and Fish Tacos with one of my workmates. The Buffalo Burger was amazing!! Try the... More 

Wichita Falls, Texas
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276 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a few hours to burn, so I decided to walk the 16th street mall. I was surprised at how busy the mall area was for a Wednesday, but it was the summer. The Paramount is easily seen with all the neon signs and colored awnings, and I made my decision based on that and there was no wait.... More 

Thank travelnow39
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food. Fun location. But not my favorite. Interesting view of the busy pedestrian shopping area so it was interesting to eat and watch

Thank Patrick S
Antioch, Illinois
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89 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a cafe located on the main "strip" in Denver's shopping area. It is a great place to people watch! The service was excellent! Our server was always available when needed. The food had a a few different "kicks" to it whether it was a sandwich with something added to it, etc.... The flavors of the foods ordered were... More 

Thank Nancy P
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They had some of the coldest Coors Light, but they charge microbrew prices for it. The $10 garlic bacon burger was nothing to write home about then they add a small handful of fries for $2. Wouldn't recommend with all the other choices in the area.

Thank Travis S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual, relaxed atmosphere with good comfort food and drinks. Perfect setting along a pedestrian mall. Convenient for conference attendees. A good find.

Thank Edwin W
Oskaloosa, Iowa
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch while on a business trip in Denver. Nice spot. Offers some outdoor seating / open view of 16th street. Food was good, menu choices were good and service was good as well. Can't go wrong stopping here.

Thank Ryan T
Parker, CO
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398 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch before the theatre....loved that you could sit inside yet it's open to the outside. Menu good... service was ok (she would have gotten a bigger tip if she had been more friendly - she acted/looked bored). Timing on food was good, drinks were good... food, good.

Thank WorldTvlerParker_CO
Carrollton, Georgia
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great and our server was wonderful. We wanted to try buffalo and elk so we picked this place for their burgers. We divided 2 burgers between 3 people and split a table basket of fries so we could all have room for dessert. Everything was delicious, (especially the cheesecake burrito)!

Thank RacSayer
Arlington, VA
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for consistently good food (not fancy, not fine dining) on 16th Street at a fair price, this may be your place. The food is good, well flavored, and some of it pretty original too. You can eat inside or outside, and the wait staff is good. A solid choice that will not disappoint. The Ahi Tuna... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Grill, Pub, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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?