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“Not bad at all.”

Bent Fork American Grill
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Ranked #4 of 720 Restaurants in Aurora
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Peoria
Transit: Nearby to RTD stops, also I-225 and Parker Road Park & Ride.
Description: A locally-owned independent restaurant, The Bent Fork serves a diverse offering of traditional dishes that are inventive, fresh, and flavorful in a distinctive environment of casual sophistication. With our award winning menu, eclectic wine list, handcrafted martinis, art and architecture, the stage is set for our staff to deliver an experience that will melt away the stress, stimulate the palate, and leave you wanting more. Lunch or dinner, the ambiance, price points, and menu variety provide an environment that allows for a simple weeknight meal or celebration of a special occasion. Guests feel comfortable in casual or dressy attire, whether it's a business lunch, time with the girls, a Saturday night date, or a family meal. We look forward to welcoming you soon!
Valdosta, Georgia
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333 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Not bad at all.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

Food was pretty decent and well-priced. Overall, the ambiance and service was above average. I chose the Wedge Salad for dinner with some bread. The salad was well put together, with a generous amount of bacon bits and dressing. The Brie Cheese sandwich sounded intriguing, maybe next time. I would recommend getting the dressing on the side next time in case you don't want much dressing.

  • Visited August 2012
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Denver, CO
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Very good and will definitely give it another try”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2012

We went to the Bent Fork for lunch with my co-workers and I really thought the restaurant was nice inside and that it had a nice atmosphere.

The menu is great and offered many different options. There were several items I would have chosen but ended up with the grilled shrimps tacos that day.

My tacos were fine but I would not order them again. There were many other items that looked good/better including their salads.

My co-workers seemed to enjoy their dish.

I would definitely try it again.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank NatC100
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Woodland Park, CO
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2012

My husband and I have been to this restaurant 3 times prior to the last and it was very good. We prefer to visit independent restaurants and not chains which is difficult to do these days. We were very disappointed in the food this time, very mediocre at best. Between the 4 of us we had 2 caesar salads with Salmon, Fish & Chips and Prime Rib. None of it was worth going back for again. Service was good, not great.

  • Visited January 2012
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Thank Sheila D
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Aurora
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258 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Nice Change for Aurora”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

The food and service has always been great here. A nice variety of dishes and the wine list is outstanding.

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Thank Albert C
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Good American Food at reasonable prices”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2011

We like to go here for a good meal with no frills. The menu is widely varied enough to satisfy all tastes. This is not fine dining but a predictable good meal. A comfort food place when we do not want upscale or a noisy bar. Salmon Fish and Chips is unique here but all items are good. Appreciate the quiet room it provides for good conversation.

  • Visited December 2011
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Thank Robert L
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