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Black Hat Cattle Co.
Black Hat Cattle Co.

Black Hat Cattle Co. Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.blackhatcattleco.com
  • Phone: (303) 670-0941
  • Hours of Operation: Open for dinner 7 nights a week - 4:30 to Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Elizabeth Medina
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: For your smaller celebrations, why not reserve our Wine Room. Seating 6-8 people, it offers a warm and private setting for your enjoyment.
  • Private Party Contact: Dave Rodriguez (303) 670-0941
  • Special Events & Promotions: Happy Hour Daily - 4:30 - 6:00pm - Bar Only -
    Featuring Appetizer and Drink Specials

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Highway 74
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: In addition to on street parking, there is additional parking at a private lot close by.
A word from Black Hat Cattle Co.
2011 Recipient of Jefferson County Public Health "Leader in Food Safety" Award

The Black Hat Cattle Co. is the place to go if you're in the mood for a dining experience that goes beyond its great food. Our western decor beckons you with music, laughter, conversation & warm hospitality - hang your hat and stay awhile! If you love 100% natural premium cuts of beef, this steakhouse is the place for you. Our steaks are aged a minimum of 21 days & hand cut daily to maximize flavor & tenderness. We season our steaks with only salt & pepper and grill them at a searing 1800 degrees so you can taste the difference in our all natural beef. If you don't like beef, this is the place for you too. We offer a diverse menu including St Louis Style Ribs; chicken dishes and a variety of tempting fresh fish & seafood entrees. We go beyond the obvious quality of food & drink - we embrace the welcoming spirit of the West.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Diner Reviews
  • "My sister was visiting from out of town and wanted to treat my husband and I to a belated anniversary dinner and this was a great choice! We made our reservation online and were pleasantly pleased when the owner himself, greeted us by name when we entered the restaurant. The servers were all very kind and professional as well and the food was very good. Slightly more expensive than expected but still within reason for the quality of the food! They were even kind enough to bring us a complimentary anniversary dessert! We will definitely come back for special occasions or to entertain out of town company!"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We were very impressed with our recent visit to Black Hat Cattle Company. Our waiter was knowledgeable and entertaining. The food was exceptional. Very close to Morrison just west of Denver. And to reinforce our experience outside the city, the elk posing for pictures on our way back home only made it that much more unique. A great find with all the qualities you want in an evening out."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I would highly recommend Black Hat Cattle Co. to everyone! Our experience truly exceeded our expectations. The Early Bird Menu is a great deal! We had a window table and it was so cozy and romantic. I think it would be perfect to be eating dinner and watching snow fall outside in such a perfect setting. The French Onion soup and house salad dressing were delicious. The steaks were cooked to perfection and mouth watering. We had the baked potato and vegetable medley side dishes which were very good. The deserts were a great way to end a perfect meal. The service was outstanding and much appreciated also! We can't wait to return for another relaxing and amazing dinner experience!! It is worth the short drive from Denver! Thanks!!!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "My husband and I have been to this restaurant a few times. It is always great. The steaks are some of the best we've ever had. The sides are also fantastic. We know we will have a great meal when we go to the Black Hat Cattle Co."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Food was Great!! A little expensive. The service was very good. Would definitely recommend if price was not an issue."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Our steaks were cooked perfectly, our server Jody was very attentive, and the western decor and music made are experience wonderful! Would recommend!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "First time for us! Great experience / fantastic food - we'll be back! Love that it it's locally owned!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "This with out a doubt is my wife & I favorite place to eat in all of Evergreen. We go here for special occasions. We all ways look forward to a Birthday, or Anniversary so we can go eat at that Black Hat!! The food is excellent & all the times we have been there we have never had a bad meal or regretted coming. Dave & his staff always makes us feel special. This is a true neighborhood gem. that We recommend to guests of Evergreen all the time. Dirk & Lisa"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "As always, the food, service and ambiance was spectacular. We have never had a less than perfect experience. I highly recommend the Black Hat Cattle Co."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Trout was overcooked and vegetable medley was way too salty & garlicky. Steak was so so and definitely not worth the price. Extremely expensive and very disappointed. Service by Jody was good."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "A friend of mine and I take each other out to dinner for our birthdays. I wanted to get out of the Denver area and try something different. We loved it. We started with the escargot and artichoke hearts. Both were excellent. We each had the rib eye and it was outstanding. We were very pleased with the wine selection and the service was exceptional. We loved the music! Will definitely return. Thank you"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Good job black hat great food and service. Todd Terry , golden Colorado."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Absolutely delicious food. Great service. Look forward to dining there again soon."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We always like to bring out of staters to the foothills Black Hat. A lot of fun and great drive up the canyon."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We absolutely enjoyed our dinner. The filet and the ribeye Were fantastic and the ribs were excellent and plentiful. If you're not a big eater you should order the 1/2 rack."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "My wife enjoyed a seafood combo that featured crab cakes, grilled shrimp and trout. I had a ribeye. Both dishes had generous portions. The selection of sides is somewhat limited and could use more fresh veggie choices. Atmosphere was relaxing except for the music, which was some annoyingly eclectic mix of old country, "She got the gold, I got the shaft" and other genres."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Our waiter Doug was very attentive and knowledgeable. Our steaks were cooked as ordered, ambiance is country decor with great country music playing in the background. If you are looking for great food, nice people, and pleasant atmosphere, I highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "We went here for the first time to celebrate with our friends all four birthdays. It was a Monday night, and I think there was only one other table occupied that night."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Fabulous! Food and service excellent. Highly recommended!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Perfect. Thanks, Dave. We managed to consume all the food you brought us! Very tasty."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "This was our second visit to the Black Hat and we thought we'd try to visit during a week night. It was very quiet as compared to our first visit and I think we were the only people dining at a table, while the rest of the patrons sat at the bar. It was very quiet as a result but it didn't change anything about our excellent service or great tasting food. I would recommend a quick weeknight trip to beat the weekend crowds and enjoy a quiet meal in the mountains."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "This is a men's restaurant, not a gourmet place. The steaks are great, cooked perfectly to order, but there's not much innovation here. Our service was poor; we waited forever for dinner. The creamed spinach was lukewarm, and so was the decaf coffee. My husband's elk medallions were slightly tough."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Food was decent and prepared nicely. Way over priced and service was poor"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The ambiance was wonderful. Love the western artwork and decor Food service and quality couldn't be better What a find! So nice to really enjoy a special dining experience"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I've been to the Black Hat a number of times and the food is outstanding, the service is always superb (John was our waiter this time and he anticipated every desire!) and the atmosphere soothing and scenic. A gem in the mountains that should be experienced by all who desire an exceptional meal!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This restaurant is a great place for special occasions .The western theme is great with the location. The restaurant is a easy drive up 285 to Kittredge. The steaks were tender and cooked to perfection!!. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "The food is still the same as before and great dinner and dessert...We will come back one day in future!!! Thank you..."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The service was incredible and the food was great. This was a wonderful experience."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "A friend and I dined at Black Hat and had their Early Dining Special - it was a wonderful surprise and a great value $29.95 for a three course meal. I had the New York steak and my friend had the Flatiron steak - we also enjoyed salad and a great dessert, the huckleberry bread pudding - it was delicious! Our waiter was wonderful and the ambiance is very western and comfortable. I would recommend as it was a very pleasant experience with great steaks!! "
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Thought this would be a nice romantic night out with the wife and it was much more. The service was quite exceptional and was pleasantly surprised with the early dine option which was priced in a quite affordable range for starter, entrée with two sides and desert. The dersert by the way was heavenly, a wild huckleberry bread pudding. Yum yum!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Looking at the website and the very high prices, I thought this would be really special. I was disappointed. The salads and filet medallions were just average. The elk was really not ok....no flavor. This was an anniversary celebration and next time it will be The Bistro in Evergreen. Looking for more ambiance and more flavor for the price."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The four of us were celebrating a birthday and life in general. We wanted something different than the normal high-end steak house. We very much like the Black Hat. John did a great job in assisting through the menu that had a great variety of steaks. A number of us had the rib-eye. I am ready to go back! Thanks"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Food was very good but too pricy ... Service was good but time between courses was much longer than it should have been. Felt like they were pushing Booze to fill the gap. Or the gap was to push booze"
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "This was our first time to visit the Black Hat Cattle Co. We had a great meal and wonderful service. We live in the area and will be coming back for sure. cheers Jon"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Our experience at Black Hat for Mother's day was outstanding. Great Service, great food and a good atmosphere. I would and do recommend it to many people."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "On a whim we decided to take the short drive to the Black Hat Cattle Company instead of doing our usual Sunday steak night at Simms Landing. The service was spot on in every way,the wine list excellent. The steaks were far better than at Simms and on par with Elways. The prices are comparable to any GOOD steak house and the service we received matches the other reviews.Far better than I expected. The Black Hat Cattle company is a very good alternative to the other big name steak houses in and around Denver."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "We had a delightful dinner with friends. We have food sensitivities and that was no problem because everything is made to order. The wait staff was friendly and prompt. We highly recommend it to our friends and anyone else who will listen!"
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Just a hint - order a tad less well done than you expect, as my medium Cowboy Drumstick (a great steak) had no pink in it and was a little too overdone. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We had been driving by it for years and decided to spend our 35th wedding anniversary there. It was everything I had hoped. The food and the service we amazing. Anyone looking for a delicious steak, this is the place to go!"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "This was our first visit and it definitely won't be the last. The food was fantastic and the wait staff very friendly. Great experience."
    Dined on 4/20/2014