Chinook Tavern - Denver Tech Center
Chinook Tavern - Denver Tech Center

Chinook Tavern - Denver Tech Center

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://chinookdenver.com/
  • Phone: 7202666000
  • Hours of Operation:
    Coffee Bar at 7:00am Monday - Friday
    Lunch at 11:00am Monday - Friday
    Happy Hour 3:30pm - 6:30pm Monday - Friday
    Dinner 5:00pm to Close Monday - Sunday

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: European, Contemporary European
  • Executive Chef: Markus Georg
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Private Dining:
    Thanks to the Chinook Tavern’s flexibility and charm, and its private dining rooms and patio space, guests will find the perfect setting for all conceivable events, from small business meetings to large corporate events, rehearsal dinners and weddings. For groups of 10 to 110 to 600, the Chinook Tavern can host your event with great aplomb and furnish anything you may need, from professional audio and visual equipment, to custom catering. Our facilities, professional event planner and staff will exceed your every expectation for any event we host.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Fiddlers Green Circle
  • Public Transit: RTD Light Rail - Arapahoe at Village Center Station
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary covered parking in the attached garage. Park on any level and take the parking garage elevator to level C. Parking garage entrance is located on the north side of the building.
A word from Chinook Tavern - Denver Tech Center
Feel the warm breeze of the new Chinook Tavern, where no detail for your dining pleasure and comfort has been overlooked. Enjoy the signature European cuisine including long-time favorites and exciting new creations prepared by Executive Chef Markus Georg and his team. For the ideal compliment before or after dinner, relax and soak up the friendly atmosphere in our spectacular bar. Thanks to the Chinook’s flexibility and charm, and it's dining rooms, bar and patio space, guests will find the perfect setting for all conceivable events, from intimate dinners and happy hours, to corporate events, business meetings, rehearsal dinners and cozy weddings.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Chinook Tavern - Denver Tech Center reviews from OpenTable diners
81 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (42)special occasion (41)good for groups (33)neighborhood gem (25)great for lunch (21)vibrant bar scene (16)romantic (12)notable wine list (11)great for outdoor dining (9)hot spot (6)great for brunch (5)late-night find (5)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    We dine at Chinook for dinner at least 6 times a year. We especially enjoy their special Bavarian/German dining events. The service is always friendly. However, this time, there was no special event, the restaurant was not crowded, yet we were served at a snail's pace.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre at best
    GoodEats
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    As my third visit to Chinook, I was really excited to share this restaurant with my husband and thought it would be a great treat for his birthday. Unfortunately, it was highly disappointing and it's unlikely I'll ever convince him to give it another try. His appetizer, homemade pretzel, was at best comparable to day old, stale bread and he ended up sending it back after two bites. My entre, rotisserie chicken, was cool upon arrival and the side of French fries were cold and mushy as if they had been left over from lunch. His entre, pork tenderloin, was dry and required an extra side if gravy. Both entres lacked seasoning and just landed flat. Needless to say, we won't be going back again and will suggest alternate restaurants if asked.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was my third visit. The first two were good. Four of us met for dinner. We were seated at a table and were not acknowledged for almost ten minutes. A man gave us water. My husband requested menus and asked if someone could please come take our drink order. Several more minutes passed and a server came over in a rush and said that most servers were busy outside taking care of a large party. We ordered drinks. Our drinks finally arrived by a different server. He said sorry for the delay but most servers were taking care of a large party outside. We considered leaving since it seemed that the party outside was more important than us. Other guests looked frustrated as well. Stayed but disappointed overall.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • oktoberfest at it's finest
    peat
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    This restaurant always has a super menu. Oktoberfest's fare was no different plus their was music and dancing at your pleasure. We will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dinner
    Taroos
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The food was great. Service was fantastic. A great place to have dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • surgsail
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I had the liver, and was disappointed. It was overcooked and dry. The appetizers were excellent, as were the desserts. In general, I found the prices very high for what was offered. The parking was ample and a treat. The electronic reservation system worked great.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Busy and professional
    JohnindenverVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The staff was just finishing serving a large crowd headed for an outdoor concert across the street. They handled the transition to a more normal evening business very professionally and promptly. The kitchen produced its usual great food well served.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GarlicLover
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Took group of work associates. We were promptly seated. Waitperson was attentive and helpful in terms of making suggestions based on individual likes/dislikes. Food was excellent. Would recommend for good business meeting location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Keeps going down hill...........
    kgbdenverVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We arrived to the restaurant at 8 pm with a group of 6 people. Even though we were in the middle of restaurant week, there were quiet a few empty tables, and it was a Friday. After being seated it took about 20 minutes just to get water and see our waitress. We explained that we were in a rush, the appetizers arrived quick, we asked for the 2nd course to be brought out right away, and were told the kitchen was too busy. When we did get those entrees, they were overcooked and completely cold, which is funny because they were taking so long to cook. The mix drink orders were messed up, each taking as much as 15 minutes to be corrected. The manager came by and offered no apology. Long story short, we will not go back, used to be a fan.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great meal and service!
    VivaG
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Wonderful experience during an extremely busy evening!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lorri
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Our night was fantastic. We were very well taken care of--had one person glutton, lactose, sugar--onion, garlic intolerant. They made special effort to make the situation very good. It was the first time she had been out to eat for almost two years and ended very happy!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • fast and friendly
    countryfan
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Very convenient to catch early dinner before concert. Our server was outgoing and very knowledgable. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing 1st Visit
    goldfoodie
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Chinook had been on my list for some time and we finally made it over prior to an event at Fiddler's. Unfortunately, our first experience was not very good and I'm not feeling very motivated to return. We sat in the dining area (so, not at the bar or outside). The service was fairly slow, which wasn't really that big of a deal. However, the $11 martini served in a plastic glass was! Also, the $10 bourbon on the rocks served in a plastic solo cup was a problem. Really? In an otherwise nice dining room?? In addition, we ordered the "crispy" calamari, which turned out to be anything but crispy.... cold and unimpressive. We could have easily had "bar quality" food at any sports bar and saved quite a few dollars.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect for an evening meal
    Coloradovisitor
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Our group of 10 dined at Chinook Tavern this past week, including 7 who had never been there before. All agreed that the food was delicious, the service we received was outstanding, and the atmosphere is inviting and friendly....we love the modern wood interior and the cheerful, colorful paintings and other wall art that grace this place! Chinook was our restaurant of choice for the August Denver Restaurant Week, but we definitely highly recommend it for dining on any evening of the year.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth the visit
    agreatnite
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Went here for the first time for restaurant week and from the minute I arrived I was greeted and was taken to our table. Everyone who worked there was friendly, always smiled. The food was fantastic. The wine was reasonably priced. You can tell they take a lot of pride in getting things right at this restaurant and I will definately come back! As a side note however, HOW in the world do you expect a brand new employee on his first night to know everything THAT evening? Reprimanding him in front of other guests about a crumb on a chair, the exact placement of silverwear and how far a chair should be placed from the table, in front of others and 3 people constantly calling him back to the table, was ridiculous.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding Dinner experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The service, particularly by our waitress was so enjoyable. The food was fresh, cooked just the right amount and amazingly flavorful. We were able to have a wonderful time of conversing with our friends who joined us, making the evening a truly memorable experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent food but...
    rvsykes
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We visited during restaurant week so that may have impacted our experience. The food was excellent, however our entrees were served before the appetizers. Our server said she would see what could be done to make it up to us but in the end nothing was done. No discounts, no offer to come back another time or anything. In addition, there was a wedding reception being held so it was very noisy and a lot of traffic running through the dining area. Other patrons were complaining about being seated so close to the reception because of the noise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    It was crazy expensive for what it was. Quinoa and a few little verges for $20.00. Come on
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful food and service
    tweedee
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary dinner at Chinook Tavern. The only reason why the noise level is rated "Energetic" was because of our proximity to the bar (and it was a concert night at Fiddler's Green).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Was not impressed
    Roxanne
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Came with kids and they wouldn't let us order off the bar menu for the kids
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great pre-concert dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Conveniently located near Fiddler's Green; we planned for dinner 75 mins before the show, arrived 15 mins late due to traffic, they still greeted us graciously and seated us immediately. Service was good, friendly, and a tad slow. We were still able to get through our meal without rushing, and walk to Fiddler's by start time - but I'd try for 75 mins again, not 60! Food was good; we started with the wild mushroom strudel, rich mushroom flavor, flaky pastry shell and a mildly sweet madeira sauce. Our entree was pizza, with mushrooms, soppressata on one side, on a tasty thin crust; we prefer cracker-like crisp on our thin crusts, this was soft and chewy - but still quite good. Their by-the-glass wine list was short but solid.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    The food was wonderful and I'll definitely go back. It's nice to have a little different option in this part of town and not be stuck with the same restaurants over and over. The restaurant was busy but not crowded. The wait staff was attentive and prompt.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a great experience
    EricVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Chinook stands out as an excellent option for foodies in the southern Denver Metro area that is mostly served by a mix of mediocre chains. The food is interesting and cooked properly. The service is spot on and friendly. I'd recommend Chinook for both for large groups or intimate dinners with a date. The bar area is also a nice option, but can be very lively when there's a business gathering, live taping of a sports show or band performing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service
    happytogoout
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I love the food here, but each time we've been, the service has not been great. That's where I'd like to see improvement. The staff is nice, but it is very slow.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • meetme
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Dining experience ratings is the review. Menu is a bit pricey but they all are these days.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Great Find!
    mpstader
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We went to Chinook Tavern with friends and it was all our first time. What a great experience from the service to the food. We will definitely be back!!!! We had the Escargot for the app- delicious, Schnitzel and Hungarian Goulash was prepared to perfection and great German beer on tap. I had a martini called the Pink Blossom- a must if you like fresh not so sweet martini's.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beverly
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I have had many nice meals at Chinook Tavern, it was one of my favorite resteraunts. That will no longer be the case and I can not recommend this restaurant any longer. My husband had a large piece of plastic in the salad that he had to pull out of his throat when it was not seen in the salad. This was sent back to the owner and manager. Although they did not charge for the salad, the manager's comment was that it "was just a piece of plastic" was inappropriate. Glad to provide you pictures but do not see place for that in your reviews. Wanted to share the pictures with the rest of the folks in the restaurant but did not at familys request. Will be providing to health department.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Find
    debjorest
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Used to go to Chinook in Cherry Creek until they closed. Had no idea they opened another one in my neighborhood. I liked the food and ambiance better then Cherry Creek. Easy covered parking.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    food is great, service excellent, atmosphere pleasant
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just OK
    Dine2pleaseVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Great for beer and pretzels, but that's about it. Food just so-so and pretty pricey. Half our table was served their food about ten minutes before the other half! Patio entertainment was very good!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Concert Dinner
    Dano
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    The food was amazingly tasty, we tried the Shrimp Cakes and were surprised at how great the flavors were. Enjoyed some fantastic wines and cocktails, things could not have been better as the ambience and service complemented the great food and beverages...we will definitely come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Service was slow: Food was okay; It should have been better
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Business lunch
    Serversopinion
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Our server had too many tables. She also filled sodas with a decanter into watered down glasses. And generally took a very long time to meet our needs. The chinook blt came out with no bacon and the lobster Mac n cheese had very little lobster for the price. Both dishes were great in spite of it. The rest of the party enjoyed there meals. Overall I would recommend chinook again but they just need to tighten up on a few things with training.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Time
    FoodieCubs
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Good Appitizers, Great Deserts. Main Dishes seemed a bit over priced for what you got. Overall a good (not great) experience. We definatey will try the pub / pub menu again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BE RIGHT WITH YOU... TO INFINITY
    eatoutalotVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Not sure what to say...we've eaten here several times and the service is so spotty that we may have given up. On this visit, the waitress kept "stopping by" to say "be right with you" but " be right with us" never really came. She acted like she was doing us a favor keeping us updated...for six or seven times? How about one of those times you are "updating us" you actually stop for a mere 30 seconds and take a drink order or appetizer order or dinner order...and then BRING IT back with you on one of those return trips to "updated us" So bizarre. We were tempted to say when we finally got to order..."I'm so sorry, we are busy at the moment...be right with you" just to see her reaction...but we didn't for fear she might NEVER return.
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  • Tasty
    FatDaddyVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Halibut crusted with wasabi peas ?? GRAND SLAM! I can't stop ordering it.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced, Understaffed
    DTCEmployee
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    I visited with a group of collegues after work for a drink and a small dinner. I thought the drink prices were priced fairly, but the food prices were astronomical. If the waitstaff had been more attentive, I could understand higher food prices, but ultimately I found them both to be unreasonable.
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  • Great
    Quickdraw
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    A great place to celebrate and enjoy the greatest of food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 43 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 621 reviews are from the Chinook Tavern - Denver Tech Center reviews archive.
  • Your not so ordinary German food
    Newmexican
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Great place that shows German food from its gourmet side. Great ambience, friendly people and very special food. We were there during "White Asparagus Season". They had a special menu the used asparagus freshly imported from Germany. It was just as good as i remembered from my life in Germany.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • don't linger
    kis4koriVIP
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    if You a're looking for a place to spend a few hours and have a few glasses of wine this is not the place doesn't matter if you're there for 3 hours and 30 minutes....their limit. ..5 cocktails. ..and you are cut off.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.