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Shanahan's Steakhouse
Shanahan's Steakhouse
  • Address:
    5085 S. Syracuse St.
    Denver, CO 80237
    Neighborhood:
    Tech Center / Greenwood Village
  • Cuisine:
    Steakhouse
    Price: $31 to $50

Shanahan's Steakhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.Shanahanssteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (303) 770-7300
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5 P.M. - 10 P.M., Friday - Saturday: 5 P.M. -11 P.M., Sunday: 5 P.M. - 9 P.M. Lounge and Patio: Monday - Friday: 4 P.M., Saturday - Sunday: 5 P.M.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Alec Schrader
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Belleview
  • Public Transit: When coming to Shanahan's on the light rail, you exit the Belleview station, go south 1/2 block to Belleview, then East 1 block.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Shanahan's offers complimentary valet parking and self-parking.
A word from Shanahan's Steakhouse
Shanahan's is the modern interpretation of the classic steakhouse. From the museum appearance of its exterior to the European lighting design of the interior, the space has art features of glass, steel, stone and granite that provide a timeless ambiance. Comfortable booth banquette seating in our Lounge area is not available to book through the website. Shanahan's is a steak and seafood restaurant serving U.S.D.A prime aged Midwestern beef with a signature "Bone-In" cut selection that is not available at most steakhouses. Our seafood is all flown in fresh daily to ensure the highest quality and exceptional flavors. All fish are responsibly sourced from sustainable fisheries which mirror our commitment to the environment.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "It is not always easy to find a great restaurant with amazing food and service, but Shanahan's has it all!!!!"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "The food was very good, service attentive, but very warm in restaurant! We were really uncomfortable, so it made the dining experience not as enjoyable. Would prefer they place side dishes on table and not serve them, as well as clearing table with blade for crumbs much much less frequent! I felt a little overpriced for what you get…sorry I still prefer Elways!!"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "The service is impeccable and the ambiance is romantic. While they can serve a delicious cocktail the food is of the simple steakhouse variety. The appetizer had more flavor than my main dish but all were still very tasty."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. The steak doesn't need a knife to cut it and the creamed spinach is a must order."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Went to Shanahan's to celebrate a birthday. We were waited on immediately with water glasses filled and fresh bread brought to the table. The three of us all had steaks. Most tasteful and tender steaks cooked to each of our preference. Lisa provided us with outstanding service and great conversation. Everything was wonderful and wouldn't hesitate a second on returning."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food is great - steaks done to perfection with wonderful sides. The wine list and the service live up to the food. Some people complain about the prices but they are very much in line with a top of the line steak house. One of the best steak dinners I have ever had!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We celebrated Daddy's birthday. The food was great. The service was good. We'll be back."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "My family and I really enjoyed our dinning experience, I love high end steakhouses, great wine selections and excellent service. Our waiter's name was Ryan he made us feel so comfortable yet presented his services with elegance I plan to return in the future."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I lost a bet over the last Broncos Seahawks Superbowl... my brother works for Paul Allen which didn't help. I couldn't let well enough alone so I injected a little irony by selecting Shanahan's at the payback restaurant. Initially this and recommendations from friends was the selection criteria. What I wasn't prepared for was the best dinning experience ever! From the greeting hostess to the Superbowl Lombardi hardware viewing as we left, a truly awesome dinning experience. All four of us left with the opinion that this was the best steak dinner we have ever had. My brother will definitely cross Bronco's territory again for a meal like this."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "It was our first time and and a surprise for my husbands 40th bday. Our server was wonderful, and my husband said his steak was amazing. I ordered the 20oz ribeye and I didn't want to complain at all but mine was supposed to be pink in the center and it was charred on the outside and very well done. I knew they would have to throw it away and start over and I didn't want to waste it. So that is the only reason for 4 stars. But I was a little disappointed for a $55 steak to come burnt black, especially since a restaurant of this caliber is a rare occasion for us. But the service was excellent. And we had a wonderful time."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Shanahan's is the most disappointing restaurant experience that I have had in years. The coconut shrimp was dry and rubbery. The steak was cooked to perfection but was intensely over seasoned and yet fundamentally lacking in flavor. Dessert was a double chocolate brownie with marshmallow ice cream, except the brownie was dry cake and the only thing that made the ice cream marshmallow were the few pieces of mini marshmallows in the vanilla ice cream. Overall, horrible food with excellent service."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "It was one of the best dining experiences I have had in a very long time. It is expensive but worth it for the food and the experience."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Solid food- a little over priced. Service was good and the environment was solid as well."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The food and service was like none other that we have had in Denver. I would recommend this place to anyone who likes great food and would like to be pampered with the right amount of attention from all of the servers"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We have had the same server on multiple visits and she is very pleasant and very efficient and accommodating. The Sunday night menu is very good and the Prime Rib is always very tasty"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Went to Shanahan's for our anniversary. The table had rose petals scattered across it, and many people shared their congratulations with us throughout the meal. The food quality was what I would expect from a high quality steakhouse. The notable part of the meal was our service. Our server, Abbey, was amazing! She was responsive without hovering, and truly interested in our enjoyment. Thank you for a lovely evening."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I brought my three kids here to celebrate my birthday. The service was fantastic, and the kids managed just fine. The food was excellent, although my steak had more red than I would have preferred being cooked to medium. Overall, fantastic experience!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The steaks were done to perfection as was each part of the meal - starting with delicious bread, escargot, and best calamari I have ever eaten. The sides were excellent and each would serve 2 people easily. Great waiter - ready with advice when needed, very efficient and friendly enough to be a pleasant experience without being intrusive - earned his 25% tip! We'll be back!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Food was great, service was outstanding, and the outdoor patio was a pleasant surprise. Our new favorite place in town."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "They had rose petals on our table and everyone wished us a happy anniversary. We also got a slice of chocolate cake. The filets were cooked perfectly and fork tender."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We celebrated our anniversary there, as we do every year. Every single thing was perfect about our dinner, as usual!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "A little too pricey for the food delivered. There are very few places that justify these level of prices for any food. Service was wonderful."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We had a delightful dinner at Shanahan's! Phil, our server, was great. He made sure everything was right for us. The food was spectacular and so was the presentation. We have never had a bad experience there."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Ok, it's not cheap. 5 people and it was over $700 including tip, but we also had some cocktails and 2 bottles of a wonder Tikal Malbec. Ryan the servers was excellent and personable."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Steaks were very flavorful and cooked just right. Service was very good. All in all, a place we will return to,"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "The food was outstanding although quite pricey. We were able to take advantage of the fixed menu that slightly lowered the price for this special night of dining on the patio with live music. The multitude of staff worked diligently and quietly to make sure the outdoor dining environment was comfortable for the guests by shifting umbrellas and outdoor heaters to accommodate the changing weather conditions. Overall our dining event was outstanding. I would highly recommend Shanahan's to others!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Shanahan's is always superb. The valets, the hostess staff, the wait staff...the STEAKS. If we had one minor complaint it would be that their Brussel Sprouts need a bit of work... not on par with the rest of their sides. But that is looking for something to complain about. Bring your wallet...."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Had a long-time friend in from out of state and took him to Shanahan's for dinner and drinks. We had a great time and the food was fantastic. The service was about average but the overall experience was great."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at Shanahan's Steakhouse. They decorated the table beautifully with rose petals and acknowledged our occasion. The food was superb and the service was excellent. This is our second year celebrating and look forward to continuing this tradition."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We always enjoy eating at Shanahans, but they always keep up waiting after we arrive. The average wait time has been 30 minutes. It's frustrating to make a reservation and be on time to the restaurant, only to wait a half an hour before being seated. But, if you have to wait, the people watching will keep you entertained!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This was our first time to Shanahan's. My daughter won her basketball championship so we ask where she wanted to celebrate and this is where she picked. It worked out great as we celebrating her 12th birthday as well as Father's Day. She was so happy when the waiter asked if she wanted to hold the Lombardi trophy. That just truly made her night. She also received an "anonymous" $50 gift card. So needless to say it was an amazing experience!! Thank you so much. We will definitely come back!!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "This was our first time at Shanahan's and we went because we had a gift card which was good because it was very pricey! The food was amazing! If you go, you have to get the Lobster Bisque (I'm going to go back for this at lunch sometime in the near future) and the Lobster Mac and Cheese! The steaks came out on a sizzling hot plate which kept all the food hot for the entire meal. I wish I could remember our waiter's name because he was wonderful!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Great food, prepared exactly to our specifications, and the service staff is top notch. It was the perfect place to celebrate our anniversary."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We've been here several times for dinner in the past few years. The service was phenomenal. Everyone in the staff was very courteous and attentive. In the past, the steaks have been the best tasting steaks I've ever had in my life. This time, the steak was good. About the same quality as Outback Steakhouse. So definitely good, but for the price, I expected the same taste as I've had in the past."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The food was fantastic, the waiter was great and we celebarated out 35th anniversary."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "EXCELLENT FOOD!! After reading all of the reviews, I had my mouth set for a great steak. Upon arrival, we were informed that the (exhaust) hood was down and that steaks were not available. :-( We decided to stay anyway, as they had prime rib, as well as other fare. I opted for the prime rib and it's safe to say it was the best I had ever had! (My wife probably got tired of hearing me say that.) Her crab cake entree was also excellent. The service was great, the wine was excellent. It was early evening so the ambience was nice (quiet), as well. What more could you ask for?! We will definitely be back and even if the hood is down, we know we wouldn't be too disappointed.(Although I am anxious to try a steak!) What a great restaurant."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We had excellent service from what seemed to be a battalion of people. And every one of those people, from water-pourers to head waiter, knew that they were doing. Impressive. The pace of service throughout the evening was steady with only one exception. And we never felt rushed."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We had a reservation for 7:45 that evening and because our table wasn't quite ready at 7:45 the hostess treated our party to a round of cocktails which I thought was great customer service! Additionally, the service once we got to our table was impeccable. We happened to be celebrating my husband's birthday and it did not go unrecognized by the staff. The sommelier provided my husband with some great alternatives since the wine he chose was not available. From beginnng to end we had a great experience at Shanahans. An unfortunate end to a great evening occured but the staff at Shanahans took control of the situation and handled the matter with class. Everyone was professional. We will return soon!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "First time visitor, but read previous reviews and had to go. Set reservation and told them it was our anniversary, every one we engaged wished us a happy anniversary. very nice. Our server Erin was AMAZING, engaging and we thought she really enjoyed serving us. Gave us great recommendations when we had questions and the food was prepared exactly the way she explained it and to our liking. Erin even suggested other times to visit during the week with our children. Look forward to visiting again and will always ask to sit in Erin's service area... Food is great, but service was Perfect."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Visit about once a month, and Shanahan's never disappoints. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014