Avenue Grill - Denver
Avenue Grill - Denver

Avenue Grill - Denver

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.avenuegrill.com/
  • Phone: 3038612820x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday Brunch - Sunday
    Brunch: 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Andrew Lubatty
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Events: Join us on Monday nights for a Colorado traditional favorite: succulent prime rib. The Avenue Grill offers a 10oz hearty cut for $16.00. It's the perfect early evening meal to enjoy right after work or while you're watching your favorite game.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Washington Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: The Avenue Grill offers free parking. Our private lot is located directly across the street from The Avenue Grill on the northwest corner of 17th and Washington. Within a two block radius the Uptown area offers free two hour parking until 6pm. After 6pm the parking is unlimited.
A word from Avenue Grill - Denver
The Avenue Grill is renowned for its award-winning martinis, wine list, friendly bartenders and a welcoming, inimitable style.
The Avenue is a favored lunch and dinner destination among the uptown Denver business crowd, as well as a popular neighborhood bar and grill. What attracts them is the unpretentious, superior service, comfortable ambience and delicious food. The menu is reminiscent of a San Francisco-style bar and grill with Asian and Italian influences.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Avenue Grill - Denver reviews from OpenTable diners
110 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (79)fit for foodies (54)special occasion (49)great for lunch (41)romantic (34)great for brunch (28)good for groups (16)vibrant bar scene (14)late-night find (13)notable wine list (13)hot spot (10)great for outdoor dining (8)scenic view (8)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Avenue Grill dinner
    Anni
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Our group of four went to the Avenue Grill for a 7:30 dinner. The noise level was fairly high at first, but the crowd cleared out by 8:00 8:30 and it was much quitter thereafter. The service was attentive, personable and efficient. The menu was eclectic and varied, with 2 bison dishes, but I would have preferred more vegetarian options. We had not been to this restaurant in over 5 years, and the food and service were as good as I remembered. An excellent choice for lunch or dinner.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • LET DOWN
    SBSBSB
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We were excited to grab a booth at what seemed like a nicer, upscale eatery. Although the decor and price points were certainly high-end, the service and food product really fell short. Our server couldn't be bothered.The one time he stopped by, almost ten minutes after entree's were dropped, he half asked how things were but turned and continued on his way before we could answer. For a place that was relatively slow, he really did an awful job making us wait over & over. The food also really lacked between an embarrassingly small Oyster Rockefeller for $18 to a 1/3"- if lucky- cut of ribeye that came out medium and charred after being ordered midrare. I'll continue in detail on Yelp
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    Mark
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    One of my favorite places in Denver. Great food and service....will be back over and over.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An Exceptional Classic.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Still the classy, unpretentious place to see and be seen. Great service, wonderful food, interesting bar- a must go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    55andup
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    All five guests were quite impressed and plan to return for brunch, lunch, and dinners.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Business lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    A good menu to select from and the food tastes very good! Easy environment to discuss business topics and a patient staff that seem to recognize and respect a conversation without interruption
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Such a good place to go. The room feels so great especially in the winter. Our meal was really good and service great. Just a great old stand by.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great spot
    2ndTimeAround
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    This was the 2nd time at Avenue Bar & Grill. It was a special occasion and I highly recommend the place. Good food and unobtrusive service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Really good, our waiter was terrific, the hostess was equally great, we shared a few things from the menu and enjoyed all of it. I would highly recommend to anyone. For a date it's a great, we had a great booth so were a little away from the open noise. I could see for a date being in the heart of the noise might make conversation a little louder then you might like but it's worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • blessedmom
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great restaurant. The food was very good. It took a little too long to get it, but they handled that well with communication and additionally, someone stopped by after dinner and apologized; maybe the manager. I would go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always great
    JananVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    We come to the Avenue fairly often, and have always been pleased. The food is great and there is a lot of variety. Our waiter could not have been more attentive. The restaurant was very busy that evening, but we had excellent service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always good
    vvs123VIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    We have been to the AG many times and I can't think of a time when we've been disappointed. Food is always good, service is attentive but not intrusive. This review is an easy one!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • magnificent all around
    fonSchnickles
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    great food, great setting, quality and speedy service...I don't think I could've asked for more
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • John
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    This remains a wonderful spot for a relaxed business get together. The food is perfect for lunch and the location, atmosphere and service are equally good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Robert
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Again, a wonderful experience....the service staff, and food were, and continue to be, terrific!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful for a place to visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    We really appreciated our day - it was lovely and the service and food were great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Outstanding service and food. Enjoyed the Sunday brunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Incredible food, incredible service
    UptownGirl
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I've been to Avenue Grill a dozen times. I was so thrilled to see they added a small patio and have gone three times since just to sit outside. The service is always incredible, and I love how sweet and genuine every server I've had has been. The food is world class, with items I love that can't be found just anywhere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A last-minute reservation!
    FitforFoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Fortunately for us, there was one table left by the window when we arrived! The hostess was warm and welcoming and seated us where we wanted. Our waiter --Rico-- was friendly and helpful. Our appetizer was one of the best we'd had. I had the lamb, which was tasty but a little tough for my taste (I'm typically not a meat eater); my husband really enjoyed the clam chowder. Dessert was wonderful. This reservation was a find! We will go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The food here is amazing. Everything we had was wonderful - potstickers, filet, ono fish, stroganoff and the parmesan potatoes - awesome! I would definitely recommend this restaurant and will go back again. The cocktails aren't bad either. The service was good and our server seemed very happy to be working there. I really have nothing bad to say about this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Going downhill
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Over the past five years I've been dining at this restaurant, I've slowly seen it lose quality and go downhill. The food never tastes fresh, the menu never changes, the main courses always taste sopped in butter or cream and the service is remarkably bad. The last time I ate there, I think it took our waitress about 25 minutes to take our order (the restaurant was empty) and it took three asks to get our bill at the end of the meal. I will have to be desperate to choose this restaurant again.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Will be back
    barb
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We both had the mussels and salmon. Both were perfectly cooked. The broth/sauce the mussels were cooked in was absolutely outstanding. Veggies with salmon roasted well without overcooking. Desserts, lime and bread pudding were very good and portions perfect, not large.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First timer
    RusDVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We have been wanting to experience Avenue Grill and were able to go for Restaurant Week with several friends. Food and service were very good. We will certainly return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A great diing experience
    nospecialname
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We went for 5280 Restaurant week, and got a fabulous meal. The service was great; the meals we had were deliecious and presented well. A very nice dining experience.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tuff2please
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    VERY GOOD PLACE TO MEET CLIENTS FOR LUNCH CAN ACCOMDATE FOR LARGE GROUPS AS WELL
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently a five star experience
    Editorchris
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I LOVE AVENUE GRILL! if only I lived closer, but even at an hour away I'm willing to make the drive because the dining experience is always first rate. Recently we dined there before a production at the Avenue Theater and as usual we were in dining heaven. Every course from appetizer to dessert was sublime. And to top it off the staff goes above and behind to make sure your every need is met, from hostess at the door to wait staff to server, all outstanding. Every dish we have had there whether it be lunch or dinner has been taste bud tintillating. You won't be disappointed if you give Avenue Grill a try, and no matter how far away you live, you will return - again and again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Aveneue Grill 8/21/14
    DianaVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Took advantage of the pre-restaurant week special at on of our all time favorite restaurants. Food was great (steak and tempeh) Wine was very good. Our server Alan was just the right amount of friendly and attentive...he definitly added to the ambiance.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Look forward to recommending!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We loved the service, ambience and location. My husband and I joined you for the pre-restaurant week menu roll-out. The appetizer was delicious, as were our dinners and dessert. Everything on our plates were mouthwateringly delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our Default Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    After a long day in the mountains, we stopped her for a light dinner. As usual, we found the small portion menu outstanding. And the wine specials were great. This is our default uptown Denver restaurant. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Maria
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Always a great place to eat! We love Avenue Grill. Love to go there for occasions...or just for dinner. Their food is consistently good!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Skip the shrimp
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We had lunch at Avenue Grill recently, and the food was just ok. One person in our group had the shrimp on the Cobb salad, and it was just about to go bad, so after one bite she didn't eat the rest. If we had more time we might have asked for something else, but we had to get back to work, so didn't say anything.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very odd
    AerahVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    My server somehow charged us too much and commented on it after the checks had been dropped. When they tried to correct it they re ran my card twice with pending transactions so my car was then declined on the their swipe. Charges are still pending so I am left with little money for the next three days. Will not be returning.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The Details Matter
    Kj555
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We love the Avenue Grill. The food and service are consistently good.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • food4thought
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We started the evening off with a waiter who was charming and engaging. He remained so the whole evening. The food was very well presented and excellent in taste and texture. Prices are reasonable, making this a restaurant we will frequent often.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Menu had something for everyone's taste. Preparation and presentation was exceptional.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience
    Tutu
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Always good food, with flair, great brunch drink specials. Will go again and again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a treat
    newfan
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We have been to the Avenue Grill many times for dinner and an occasional lunch. The food is consistently good and the service is top notch. It's one of our favorite go-to places in Denver! We love to sit at the window tables in the late evening. It's a taste of New York chic right in Colorado.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disapointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Had to send two entrees back because one was over cooked and the other undercooked. So sad I used to love going here.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always good!
    jj2denverVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I've eaten here often and the food is always unique and dependably tasty! Our server was very good this lunch and did an excellent job of gauging when we needed privacy for business and when we would like her attention. It's always a plus that the manager comes by to make sure things are going well with everything.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food and Drink Paradise
    rockinfoodie
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Celebrated our 30 year vow renewal ceremony/anniversary at Avenue Grill. Katy, our server, was great and spot on throughout the meal. House Sangria (yummy), and the house beef stroganoff is a must! as is the Ahi Tuna. ENJOY!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic