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8000 E Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111-2660 (Bellview and I-25)
303-771-4117
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Longmont, Colorado
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Cool River is lovely and the atmosphere is pleasant and soothing. Happy hour is busy with lots of young professionals who work in the DTC area. Their menu is diverse and everything I have had there is very good.

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Thank BARBARA P
Elmira, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a nicer place for dinner and this did the trick. Dinners were good size portions and very tasty. Nice atmosphere and friendly service!

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Thank kg115
Denver, Colorado
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369 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Just top to bottom a mediocre place -- would be OK but it is far too pricey for the value you get -- they do make a decent cocktail but that's about it

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Thank HonestMcHonest
Peabody, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The Cool River Cafe is one of my favorite spots to visit while in Denver for more reasons than one. The ambiance, decor and customer service are excellent along with the incredible food and expansive wine selection. I have taken many a customer to Cool River and although a bit on the pricey side, well worth the money spent. When... More 

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Thank Eric D
Hollis, Oklahoma
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250 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Ate the stuffed shrimp which was very good. Was told that the prime rib was good as were the ribs. Nice wait staff and a very nice dining setting

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Thank Paladine5
Thornton, Colorado
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199 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I've attended dinners and lunch meetings here and they always do an excellent job. Service/wait staff friendly and attentive, helpful when I was a speaker at a lunch and needed AV assistance. Food is always good and tasty, I almost always wind up having salmon and it's a good choice every time. I have tried other items also and everything... More 

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Thank travelwork
denver, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We ran across this new restaurant in downtown Denver on our way to an old favorite. The friendly valet greeted us on the sidewalk and engaged us in conversation and invited us to look at the menu. We were pleasantly surprised and decided to dine there. The service was superb and the food was excellent. Kelley our waitress was very... More 

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Thank Clint S
North Platte, Nebraska
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Don't be fooled by the name café. This was a very pleasant surprise we found on our way back to our hotel. The wine displayed in the window caught our eye but the friendly valet and hostess sealed the deal. Kelley our waitress was friendly and provided excellent service. We will definitely return.

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Thank cps449
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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227 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We went on Friday night at a normal normal time to dine and the restaurant was really empty. The bar was fairly full, as well as the outside patio. The service was very good, the food was also good, but for the price there are a lot of other nearby options. I think this has become more of a lunchtime... More 

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Thank Mary Ann E
Littleton, Colorado
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Went here for a nicer dinner since it was a belated mothers day. My husband and I had the Denver Venison, which came with a delicious sauce that really complimented the meat, mashed potatoes, asparagus and a small cabbage salad. My son had the pepper jack stuffed shrimp wrapped in bacon and he said it was very good. We split... More 

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Thank Squirel9135

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8000 E Belleview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111-2660
    (Bellview and I-25)
  • Public Transportation: Belleview Avenue Light Rail 1/4 mile
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Greenwood Village
  • Phone Number: 303-771-4117

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?