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Second Home Kitchen & Bar
Second Home Kitchen & Bar

Second Home Kitchen & Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Home Style
  • Website: http://www.secondhomedenver.com
  • Phone: (303) 253-3000
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: M-F 6:30am-11am, Brunch: Sat, Sun 7am-2pm. Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am-2pm. Dinner: Sun-Thurs 5-10pm, Fri & Sat 5-11pm. Social Hour: M-F 4pm-6pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, American
  • Executive Chef: Jeff Bolton
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: Join us on Saturdays from 10:00am-2:30pm for brunch. We offer a traditional a la carte brunch menu with your all your favorite dishes done only as Second Home can do them! Bacon Doughnuts and Bread Pudding French Toast any one? Our "design it yourself" bloody mary bar the bottomless mimosas and outdoor dining on the patio make Second Home a perfect spot to sit and enjoy a lazy Saturday afternoon.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 1st and Clayton Lane
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Hotel Valet with dining purchase - Available Everyday - arrive in front of JW Marriott Denver Hotel entrance.
A word from Second Home Kitchen & Bar
Second Home offers honest food accompanied by an abundant selection of micro-brewed beers and international wines, in a warm and sophisticated setting. All of this comes without pretense and with all the comforts of a grand, mountain retreat. Second Home is a nod to well-appointed coziness. With one arm around modern comfort food and the other out-stretched around a warm, ambient, fire-lit setting. We look forward to your visit!Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Diner Reviews
  • "We had a wonderful dinner and service. Tuna tartare was awesome!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Was stuck in traffic, so called the restaurant-the gal said they didn't even have a reservation...this was odd since I booked two weeks out via Open Table. Given excuse that it was pushed to the next day because they had so many reservations. I was upset because I had asked for something special, as this was my dad's birthday and my parents anniversary. Got to the restaurant right on time (new time), were taken to a table directly in front of the kitchen doors-not good for this type of dinner, or any for that matter, so we asked for a different one. Server was really nice, but took about 20 mins to get drinks, an hour before the dinner came, food medicore, at best. Was given a nice dessert, prob won't be back. Not worth the $100+ tab."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "A good location and very nice staff, but the food was less than impressive. I might have been able to do better at home... Granted, neither of us got a fish dish which seems to be their specialty of sorts, but still. Nothing awful, just not very good."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Our Sunday brunch experience was very positive. The staff pleasantly and quickly adjusted our reserved table for 10 to 12 people at the last minute. They also offered a little "something special" to celebrate the new bride and groom at our table. They made adjustments to certain dishes to accommodate preferences (my husband asked for the caramelized onions to be omitted from the corn beef hash) and they kept our coffee mugs full without being intrusive. Everyone in our group polished off their food, so I can only assume that everyone was happy with their order, whether it was Belgian waffles, corn beef hash, Mediterranean frittata, breakfast burrito or eggs benedict. All the waitstaff were very pleasant and helpful. Ambience was nice too!"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "My husband and I have been to Second Home before and the food was wonderful, so we invited another couple for our second visit. We sat outside, on a perfect night. We shared crab cakes, we started with glasses of wine and then ordered a bottle, we each had a different entree and we ended with a delicious dessert !!Our server, Sierra, was exceptional, she was friendly and attentive but not at all intrusive. It was a perfect evening, and our friends are excited to bring other friends to this terrific find."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The noise level was deafening. Maybe it was because it was a Friday night. Our server was very attentive at the start, but just disappeared after the meal was served. We had to hunt them down for service. It took us almost 15 minutes to get our car from valet. The street was filled with cars with engines running and no one in sight. We will not go back."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We have eaten here many, many times with our wonderful children. The food is decent and the room is comfortable. Our server, Sarah, was great but the kitchen was dragging so it took a loooong time. They took the corn bread off of the menu which was one of our favorite items."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Our first visit to Second Home was for my wife's b-day in April. During our April visit everything was short of amazing. The food was excellent. Our recent visit (on a thursday) was just okay. The app was okay, dinner was okay, desert was excellent. We had Logan as our waiter and he was awesome! Very attentive and made our night special. We will definitely go back..just hope our next visit is as good as our first."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "I had the BBQ beef brisket and my partner had the chicken and waffles. Both were delicious! We shared the calamari and that was good as well. The only drawback was the glass of wine I ordered - a cabernet. It was not good, probably the bottle had been opened too long. I did send it back and replaced it with a martini which seemed to be a bit watered down. The wines by the glass selection was a bit disappointing, overall. Aside from the alcohol, my friend and I had a very good experience and I will definitely go back."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "If I'm ever in the Denver area again, I will definitely re-visit this amazing resturant."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Tried this spot for the first time. Love the validated valet parking at the JW Marriot on a rainy Cherry Creek night! Food was interesting, great fresh fish and smoked prime rib special. The acoustics are a little tough for hearing your dining partner. We will try gain for sure."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "The restaurant was beautiful. Staff was friendly. Some of our meals were excellent. Some were sub-standard given the look and feel of the place. (i.e. diner style sandwich in a more upscale appearing place doesn't compute.) Service was good but slow. Given the few tables in the restaurant, it was a little too slow. No pressure good. Waiting around, not so good. All in all, we really enjoyed our time there, the relaxed atomosphere, the staff's disposition, and great menu selection. We'll keep it on our 'place to go to' list..."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Good find! The restaurant is inside the Marriott which is important to know since you can't see it from the outside and if you want to park there don't bypass the valet parking."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "My second meal here for quiet brunch last Sunday. First big plus of this lovely hotel, free valet parking if you dine here. I had made a reservation on Open Table (I don't know why anyone doesn't use it at this day and age) for 8:30 and they quickly seated us outside in the courtyard where the tables surround a huge fire pit and sofas. Our waiter (name escapes me) was fantastic. Server forgot some items and he quickly brought them to the table. I had the Mediterranean Frittata with fruit ($2 substitution for home fries) and my boyfriend had the French Toast with Ricotta and Blueberry Maple Syrup, both delicious. Great Bloody Mary as well, make your own. Kids eat free, can wear pjs. Highly recommend if tired of your regular diner outing."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Pinnacle of the Cherry Creek cougar scene here. The food was great but lots of places have great food without all the noise and the D-bags."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "a friend of mine had raved about this restaurant. I was underwhelmed by the menu choices. The food was good, not great. Will probably not go back."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The decor was lovely and the service exceptional. Our three person party shared a cheese and meat plate to start which was delectable. I had an iceberg and avocado salad --again perfect. Our entrees included halibut, slow roasted prime rib and rotisserie chicken. The menu had many other selections I wish we could have tried. Our choices were unbeatable. Regretfully no room for dessert."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Second Home is a hidden gem in Cherry Creek. Over the course of several visits I have had excellent food for brunch, lunch and dinner. Portions are generous and the bloody mary bar at lunch is one of the best in town. Service is friendly and attentive and the courtyard patio with its fire pit and comfortable seating is a fun escape from the hustle of the City. The tuna tartare, cheese/charcuterie plate and crab cake benedict are among my favorite menu items. Free valet parking make Second Home an easy choice for Cherry Creek dining."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Good food. Good drinks. Nice patio. The music can be loud in the evenings when the bar and dance area get going. They have many food options and a kids menu."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Great for outdoor dining with privacy. Steak and fritz were good. Nice service."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "We eat at Second Home often and recently took some out of guests to eat there. They loved it! They raved about everything that they tried. It's such a great place to eat on a lovely summer evening!"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "I was not aware this restaurant was in the JW Marriott when I made the reservation, not that it matters, but it was just not what I expected. It is nice because the hotel valet parks your car and the restaurant comps the fee, which is convenient for Cherry Creek. The food was really good. Service started slow, but then the server was attentive and personal. I got the house salad and the farmer's pizza, and both were really delicious. I would go back to this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Had a wonderful Father's Day brunch. Sat outside for hours. We love this place."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "What a gem of a restaurant in Cherry Creek! The food was absolutely amazing. They had a seafood promotion going on where it was fresh from sea to table in less than 24 hours so it was never frozen...and it was the best Swordfish I've had. My lady wanted a filet mignon which was not on the menu but our server Lindsay made it happen and it was cooked perfectly. The service was spot on and she was very knowledgeable on what ingredients were in each meal and she had great beverage recommendations. Will definitely be back and highly urge anyone to try Second Home. Thanks for the great experience."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "My wife and I went to celebrate her 25th birthday and had a wonderful experience. Our waiter was very helpful with suggestions of both food and drink. We both ordered meals according to his suggestions and were very satisfied with the results. We will definitely be going back!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Second Home was the top choice on my daughter's list of where she wanted to celebrate her 16th Birthday with a few friends. The team at Second Home did not disappoint. The food was delicious and the service they received was top notch. When I went to check on the girls and pay the bill, I was very impressed by the level of service I was provided along with my daughter."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "This was my mother's first trip to Denver and I wanted her to have a nice Sunday brunch. She loved it and enjoyed the high level of service we received from our server, Erin."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We eat brunch at Second Home about once per month and it is always a great experience. The food is so good, service is friendly, and great atmosphere. I love the breakfast pizza and my husband really enjoys the chicken and waffles. The bloody Mary bar is a plus! There is also a kids den where thy can go watch a movie and hang out on some pillows while you relax and have brunch on Sundays. Leave them in their PJ's and they eat for free!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Banana pancakes with bacon and peanut butter whipped cream, how much better can it get? Chicken and waffles as well. They do have a bunch of healthier alternatives as well. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "My parents were in town visiting and we had a great time here for brunch. They have a nice patio. They set us near the Den where there is a tv room for kids so kids were running back and forth but it didn't bother us too much. Especially after a couple of refills on the bottomless mimosas we had no cares in the world. Our waiter was amazing and kept bringing us larger and larger glasses of mimosas. The food was amazing. Something for everyone. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We went here to celebrate my father selling his house and we all loved what we ordered! I really like the decor, the indoor and the outdoor areas are both very well decorated to be comfortable and sophisticated. The bartender and waitstaff are also the perfect level of attentive. I am very particualar about how my martini is made and the waiter made sure to get all of the details so it arrived perfect!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "We visited Second Home for Brunch, to celebrate a graduation. Our family has varied tastes and their menu accommodated everyone. The French Toast is so declicious. The King Pancakes are so different and flavorful. The two kinds of Eggs Benedicts are perfect. Portions are large. Service is very good. I will definitely be going back. Nancy"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "The food is good, but after 4 brunches, the service is just slow..."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "We dined at this resteranut because of the gluten free options! They brought us gluten free bread without asking and went out of their way to accomdate us! We will be returning! "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I've always had very good food at 2nd Home and enjoy the bar as well. This was a business lunch and while there are many very good restaurants in Cherry Creek North, 2nd Home has valet parking and it is a real plus. Also we really enjoyed the meal.."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "I can't say enough about this place, it is truly a gem!"
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "Had dinner at Second Home on a Monday night. Food was excellent and the service was timely and unobtrusive. The server was attentive as well as the busser. The plates were cleared after the appetizers, new silverware was given and our water glasses were never empty. They had a new program offering a "dock to table" menu which had fresh fish from Alaska. That night they were offering King Ivory Salmon and Olive Oil poached halibut which I ordered. Talk about melt in your mouth gastronomic experience! Would definitely return..."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "I have brunch here whenever I have a craving for their amazing Chicken and Waffles (the Stranahan's maple syrup is worth the trip by itself). Great service, nice ambiance and good portions. The DIY Bloody Mary bar had all the fixin's and then some but a little light on the Vodka. This is a kid friendly place so the noise and activity level goes up and down without warning. Overall a great family place in Cherry Creek at (IMHO) a reasonable price"
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "We have been to Second Home several times, but our last experience was by far the best. Great attention from all the staff there not just our wonderful waitress. And the food was amazing as always, we enjoyed the cheese and meat plate, the fresh caught fish, steak and dessert. Thanks Second Home, we love you!!"
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "Great brunch service with Erin in the patio seating. The DIY bloody mary bar was interesting and had bacon! The vodka was a bit stingy, though. Food was good, a bit pricey for brunch but not bad value for the neighborhood. The breakfast potatoes were not great. Maybe sweet potatoes with some not-so-delicious seasoning? "
    Dined on 4/26/2014