Satchel's on 6th
Satchel's on 6th

Satchel's on 6th

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.satchelson6th.com/
  • Phone: 3033992560x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Summer Hours: Dinner served Tues/Wed/ Thurs 5-10, Friday 5-11, Saturday 5-11. Sunday Service 4-8.
    Happy Hour served 4-6 Tuesday-Friday.

    Open six nights a week for dinner. We are a small intimate neighborhood restaurant, reservations are strongly suggested. Our menu changes seasonally. We look forward to meeting you.
    Join us for one of our Sunday Service.Check our web page for the details. satchelsonth.com
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Mike Carozza, Bar-Matty Durgin
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We do cater private events. Contact Andrew for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Named after the owner’s youngest son, Satchel’s on 6th is a nice place to eat and drink. Locally and family owned, our menu is small and reflects the kind of food we like to eat every day.
  • Private Party Contact: Andrew Casalini 3033992560x
  • Entertainment: Please visit our web page. www.satchelsonsixth.com
    We often host special events. Call for RSVP or details 303-399-2560.
  • Special Events: Call for details or visit www.satchelonsixth.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 6th and Gilpin
  • Public Transit: 6th and Gilpin.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Street parking and public parking lot
A word from Satchel's on 6th
Satchel's on 6th.
Named after the owner’s youngest son, Satchel’s on 6th is the place to eat and drink. Our Chef has created a contemporary, eclectic, New American neighborhood menu using seasonal ingredients that results in refined flavors and inspired plates. Our service is friendly, atmosphere relaxed and sophisticated. Join us for Dinner, Sunday Service, or Happy Hour. We've put our heart and soul into this place and it gives us great pleasure to serve you.


Warm wood tones and exposed brick highlight this cozy, 50 seat space that has made its home on East Denver's reinvigorated 6th Avenue. Says Casalini, "Our goal is to become the best go-to, indispensable restaurant in the neighborhood. Period. End of story."
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Satchel's on 6th reviews from OpenTable diners
42 reviews since April 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (25)fit for foodies (19)romantic (16)notable wine list (8)special occasion (7)great for brunch (6)late-night find (5)hot spot (4)vibrant bar scene (3)good for groups (2)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Mixed..but will go back
    GoldengirlVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We had a reservation but the restaurant was full. Waited at bar and then asked if we wanted to sit out back. Out back was a single table by the door to the kitchen...was okay as we wanted to talk and eat. I don't think it was anywhere anyone normally sits...I wouldn't sit there again. I realize it's hard to predict when people will leave so next reservation can be honored, but this was, well, a little strange. I will go back as the food was good, but would not want to be put out back again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This spot deserves more recognition
    BetsyVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    After two visits, I view this restaurant much as I view Plimoth, only quieter. From its seasonal menu, we shared the heirloom tomato salad and the fried green tomato appetizers; both were amazing. Then to scallops over risotto (studded with just the right number of seasonal vegetables cooked al dente) and the steak with its picant chimichurri sauce. We finished with peach galette, with a marscapone crust, topped with Sweet Action's butterscotch ice cream: not too sweet, but everything perfectly balanced between crust, peach and ice cream. This is what I long for in a restaurant; attentive, not intrusive service, a noise level that does not inhibit conversation, generous portions and beautifully prepared food with some uniqueness.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Crazy Loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    I've eaten at a Satchel's many times... good simple food, nice people, walking distance local spot. Two complaints - cocktails are really pricey, ice packed and small for what you get; wine and beer better priced. Last two times I've been it's been unbearably loud. Not sure what's happened but it doesn't feel so neighborhood gem like anymore. It was a Weds night and not late.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yummy!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Went to Satchel's on a whim for a dinner with girlfriends. Food was fantastic, lovely wine list, service impeccable. Music a little loud, but they responded well to our request to turn it down slightly. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • singsong
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The food is delicious, the decor is wonderful, but do not go often because the noise level is often unbearably loud.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Will not go back
    Haven5280
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Disappointing. Food was bland and overpriced--we ordered figs, heirloom salad, and hamburger. No flavor. Restaurant was so dark my friend had to use her phone flashlight to see menu. Music was so loud we could barely hear each other. This is our second time here, will never come back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good neighborhood restaurant
    cardinalVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Satchels is a bar with table on 2 sides. The food is very good; however, pricing is equal to Denver's best restaurants, but the food is not equal to that high standard. We had a duck breast that was excellent in every way. A salmon cooked in parchment was a valiant attempt to do something creative that failed. A $13 salad was OK but not equal to the price. Because we are 5 minutes away from the restaurant and there is ample parking we will try again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First visit and will go again
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We loved our food and the service was exceptional. Different members of the staff stopped to see how our dinner was. Thoughtful but unobtrusive service. Our only complaint is that the music was a little too loud. It made talking harder than it should be at dinner. After all, while it's mostly a neighborhood spot, it's less of a bar and more of a really nice restaurant. Turn down the tunes just a little please.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Superb!
    GooseVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    As a friend put it "Satchel's on 6th is magic food". The space is reminiscent of New York favorites due to the fact that its quant with exposed brick and a mix of new and vintage decor. The wine and cocktail selection are small, but you will find several things to adore. The food is truly magic in every bite, and I haven't had a dish I didn't love.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another fine evening!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We live within walking distance of Satchel's and have now been there about 5 times. We've never been disappointed. On Friday night everyone in our party of five ordered one small plate and a main dish. For small plates,we had mussels, lobster sliders and a cheese and meat plate. The mussels stood out. They were some of the tenderest I've had, and the broth was flavorful and delicately seasoned. I want to mention our server, who was excellent. We were in a talkative mood, and wanted to take our time ordering, and he gave us the space we needed without ever pressuring us. He recommended the salmon and duck to two members of our party who asked about main dishes, and both were very good. Another fine evening at a "neighborhood gem."
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent neighborhood eatery
    WildPancake
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Feels like a fantastic chef is cooking just for you and your friends. Tailored menu where everything sounds delectable. We were greeted with the smell of smoked meat and the literally fresh out-of-the-smoker pork chop did not disappoint. It was tender, flavorful, outstanding. The duck breast also was delicious along with duck fat fries. Little disappointed by the duck confit (too salty, bit dry) and spring risotto was okay. But the excellence of the rest of the meal more than made up for it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cute restaurant
    Anelson
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Good restaurant for a cocktail. Food was nothing special and expensive for the quality. Would recommend it for a nice cocktail
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lobster sliders
    Conneee
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Amazing the pasta was also awesome - Toni was our waitress an she was so helpful and friendly. We left there feeling like we met a new friend. Drinks also are fun and tasty!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Burger
    sarajanelle
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The menu was a little expensive for my taste, but we went for the $14 burger and beer combo which was delicious. Had a good beer selection and the burger still tasted great the next day for lunch. I'll definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brunch
    TGSU
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Great Mother's Day brunch. Loved the food-- French Toast was excellent as were the bottomless mimosas.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RoostVIP
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    The bartender Jason is fantastic. We loved the heirloom tomato salad and the flank steak.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place
    Eatoutwithkids
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    We've eaten here for brunch five times and it was great every time. We decided to have dinner on a Saturday night and it was all delicious, from the drinks to the food. Our kids enjoyed it too.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find
    evcom
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    We went there having never heard of it though we are the snooty foodie types. The place was small and quiet with a turntable playing cool records (loved that). Service was pretty good, the guy was working the bar and the floor so they could have used another person. Food was unique and delicious. Burrata salad was excellent, sea bass was good though the portion a tad on the small side. The vegetarian entree was quite good also. Did not have nay drinks of wine but the menu seemed to have a few artisan cocktails that looked interesting. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The Perfect Neighborhood Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Cozy atmosphere, perfect service, unique and exceptional menu!
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great neighborhood Gem
    Sweetness
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    What a great little find! We are absolutely coming back!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 22 ratings-only reviews submitted since April 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 361 reviews are from the Satchel's on 6th reviews archive.
  • Awesome!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    The food is amazing! Great place. Nice small atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time.....
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Food and service was super! My flat iron steak was perfect!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice neighborhood find!
    Phoodie
    Dined on 4/15/2014
    We were looking for a good basic neighborhood joint, and this is it. Food we tried was good - not great - but certainly fine for the price and within our expectations. Paella was a little underseasoned, and not true paella - no rice crust on the bottom, not cooked in a paella pan; but it was certainly still tasty. Next time I might stick with something simpler, like a burger. Wine and beer list was strong, and wine pours were also generous. Excellent customer service and very nice ambiance. I am sure we will be back.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great little place
    salhadef
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    I only stopped by for a drink but I was pleasantly surprised by this neighborhood bar. It's a different feel that say The Park Tavern which gives Cap Hill a rather nice variety of local bars.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romper Room and Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    First time to visit Satchel's; may be the last.... Food was great, our server was extremely pleasant and efficient. I'm sure you wonder why we might not return? Well, on the other side of the restaurant there was a family, they had some connection to the owner/chef/other employees, don't exactly know, but they were LOUD with children who had the runof the place. Made for a noisy and unpleasant atmosphere. We were in and out in 45 minutes; didn't want to linger over a bottomless mimosa or coffee. Just sucked. Management needs to deal with THEIR noise issues.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • One of our favorite "go to"
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    One of our favorite "go to" places. Guests from San Francisco really enjoyed the space, service food. Bartender was able to fill request for a drink that has challenged others.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ambiance
    lexis
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Love the set up and the music they have going. Would definitely go back for drinks.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, good service but
    Sundanceliving
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    Great food, good service but pretty cramped and noisy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome Experience
    Darcy
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    I love Sachels on 6th. My girlfriend and I use to frequent it when we lived in the neighbourhood. Just a great staff and wonderful food. Love the unique selection of wines and cheeses. Great spot for a date or an anniversary. We went back for our anniversary and super experience as usual. Thanks much
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday night burgers and beer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Took my 11 year old and his best friend. We all had the burgers, but I was the only one who got the beer. Great burger and a great neighborhood vibe. Duck fat fries rule.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    SammycakesVIP
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Had brunch on Sunday with friends and had an amazing time. The food was very delicious and the staff was a blast!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great new spot!
    DaltonVIP
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Dinner here was fantastic. Great drinks, good ambiance, and amazing food. Will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food- lots of sound
    zenfran
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Satchel's is a great neighborhood place. We enjoyed sharing the small plates (although I wish I'd ordered the lamb sliders-which I've had before and which are terrific) instead of the lobster sliders (just OK). Duck fat fries- yes! The noise level does prevent much conversation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • hidden gem
    jose
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    The service was great. Bartender Jason was awesome, food was mouthwatering.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ending to restaurant week
    GrandavegirlVIP
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    Drinks, food and service were top notch. A little more salt on a couple of things but that could be personal preference. Wonderful neighborhood restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I want to like this restaurant...
    KayPeazieVIP
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    It's in my neighborhood, the vibe is good (feels a bit like a french bistro), the bartender is friendly, BUT the food is hit or miss and the service leaves everything to be desired. We waited 40 minutes for our first course to be delivered, ignored by the waiter (had to ask the host for more drinks and silverware), and were overcharged for the appetizer that was the waiter's mistake. Order the sliders or the short ribs. Avoid mac and cheese (salty and bland at the same time) and sea bass (served over mush). I want to like this restaurant, but every time (whether just two or a large group) we are inevitably disappointed.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bartender took incredible
    RoostVIP
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    Bartender took incredible care of us - we decided to eat there instead of taking our table. We really enjoyed all the dishes - lamb sliders, lamb stew, smoked chicken, and bourbon pork. The wine pairing was delicious too!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    Comfirtable vibe and great food! Enjoyed our dinner and our waiter!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT experience!
    Carter
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    We came with a group of 6 people and had an AMAZING experience! The waitress was so fun and made the entire night. It was a really cute little restaurant, and it was snowing outside so the scenery was perfect! Our food was amazing as well. Definitely encourage going (and getting the chicken club) for sure!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First timer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Great little neighborhood restaurant... Great food... Cute and cosy :)
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.