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Shanahan's Steakhouse
Shanahan's Steakhouse
  • Address:
    5085 S. Syracuse St.
    Denver, CO 80237
    Tech Center / Greenwood Village
  • Cuisine:
    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 Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "Given the price, the food was not worth it. First the steak was over cooked; wild mushroom side did not have any wild mushrooms, it was 100% button mushrooms that were over seasoned and undercooked; and, the truffle Mac with lobster the pasta was over cooked and there was no hint of truffles. The steak was served on a plate so over hested that my medium rare porter house steak kept cooking and medium by the tine i was finished. The server was nice but inexperienced. I ordered a pilsner beer and was brought a glass of wine. When I got the bill they charged me for both the beer and wine. This is a restaurant that trys to seem polished and upscale but does not have the maturity or depth to pull it off. I will not return or recommend."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "The restaurant atmosphere is comfortable and the tables are nicely spaced from each other so quiet conversation is possible. The overhead music could be turned down, or better yet, turned off. The sweet potato fries are outstanding and the steak is sizzling and delicious. This is a good restaurant for a birthday dinner. The restaurant could be more elegant with the removal of all the televisions."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "We left Shanahan's feeling that we'd been grossly overcharged for food that was well below Sizzler standard. In the bar, the cocktails were generous, but the bartender was sullen, not at all friendly. Our order of calamari that was rubbery and tasteless. At dinner our filets were grey in color. I ordered rare; the exterior was a few shades darker grey than the interior. It looked well done as there was no red, all grey. I was provided a new steak that was again grey but rare as the interior was ice cold. But no blood nor carmelization. Frankly, I had no idea what kind of meat it was as there was no flavor either. Gross. We all had steak and all were equally disappointed. Dessert blah. $400 for three people. We'll not return nor recommend."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "It was my husband's birthday and our waiter made it very special. He was kind and very friendly. This place couldn't have gotten any better other than the people sitting outside the window of our table. I think the outside life was great just if you get a table with a veiw that's what you should get not the other people blocking it. Those table shouldn't be at the windows. Other than that it was wonderful. I wish I could have just taken my waiter home with me lol he was GREAT!!!!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Just a very nice all around experience. Just wanted to take my wife out for the perfect Friday night and was not disappointed."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The steaks were overcooked. As in beyond well done and we had asked for medium well. No pink inside these steaks at all. Steaks were tough and dry. Everything else was over salted. We have dined at Shanahan's multiple times before but will not return."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Your hostesses are amazing!! What great service! The bands are also great - so sorry the summer in Colorado is so short!!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "You give Mr. Wonderful and I such a great place to come for our date night, Tori knows how to keep you laughing . Crabcake heaven, thanks Mr Shanahan, it was heavenly"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "This was our 2nd visit and it was fabulous both times."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at Shanahan's and had a wonderful time. we had hear that it was good, and it lived up to its billing. One of the best New York steaks I have ever had! They treated us with a wonderful dessert and traded out a glass of wine that didn't taste like the first one. We will definitely be coming back."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "This has got to one of my favorite places to dine. The food is always delicious and the service it outstanding. Yes, it's pricey, but well worth it."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Initially we had a problem with the stability of our table and were very graciously taken to a better table by the manager, Mary. She offered us both a complimentary glass of wine, which was appreciated. Our food and service were very enjoyable from then onward."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "A marvelous dining experience..................one of the best we've had anywhere in the U.S. The food was excellent and the service impeccable. Our waiter, Kevin, was outstanding. This will be THE restaurant we choose for all special occasions in the future."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "A fantastic dining experience with great food and excellent service. We had steak and lobster and the cooking was excellent. The wait staff was very attentive and took care of our table great. I've been to Shanahan's twice now, once for work and once for pleasure and both were great experiences. My only complaint on this last visit is the time it took to get a table. I had 7:15 reservations and didn't get a table till 8:05. Aside from this, a great experience all the way around."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Very good food and service. We expected a more intimate settings for our anniversary."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "It was a great dinner for celebrating a special occasion. It was not as romantic as some places, but since we were celebrating my boyfriends new job it was perfect."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We were looking forward to trying Shanahan's, and the restaurant looked great, but the food was boring and disappointing. The house salad was not very good, expensive with old overcooked bacon to dress it up, and the steaks were good, not great, as they should be for that price. The special, halibut, was pretty good, but not excellent as I would have expected. Service was fine, but everything just seemed like a run of the mill restaurant rather than a high-class steakhouse, which was what we were expecting."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "We order the steak for dinner, and the steak for dessert!! It is melt in your mouth delicious. Try the fresh horse-radish with the oysters, it will blast you off this planet, so yummy!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Great restaurant, food, ambiance, and service! Would recommend this upscale restaurant!!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Enjoyed the atmosphere on the patio for a romantic dinner. Our service was outstanding! Our meal was prepared perfectly. The fillet was tender and sizzling on the plate as it arrived. The scallops were the highlight of our meal choices. We appreciated the huge piece of cake that we were surprised with for our anniversary. We will return for special occasions!!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Better than Elway's! Our server was absolutely outstanding and the truffle mac and cheese with lobster and lyonnaise potatoes - yummy."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "everything was perfect, the food the service excellent look forward to coming back. thank you for making our evening very special."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Shanahan's is a modern upscale steakhouse in the Denver Tech Center. They offer an expansive wine list and complementary valet parking. On a rainy night the bar was packed. Our waiter was very attentive and the service excellent. Four stars only because we had approximately a 20-minute wait to be seated with reservations. Our steaks were excellent and prepared correctly to order. Our dessert was rich and wonderful, and we received it complementary in in celebration of our wedding anniversary. The gesture was a very nice touch! Finally, one of the coolest things my wife and I witnessed, were patrons requesting, and getting the chance to hold a Vince Lombardi Trophy from the memorabilia display in the lobby for a Smart Phone picture."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "My wife and I went to Shanahans on our 5th wedding anniversary. I had the sunday 6 oz filet special and my wife had the prime rib special. Both steaks were fantastic, really what you would expect, but the sides of cream corn and asparugus (that we chose) were just average. We don't frequent the expensive steakhouses that often so I'd have to say that we will probably try a few of their competitors before we go back."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "My husband and I were visiting Denver and we were looking for a good steak restaurant. The bar seating was fun with the beautiful wine room, glass shelves full of glasses and the round bar in full view. We enjoyed the filet and thick pork chop along with the cheesy au gratin potatoes. It is expensive but this was a special occasion. My husband enjoyed looking at the trophy case."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Great atmosphere, great dining, wonderful service. Took my son and new daughter in law to have a private celebration for thier recent marriage. They just loved it and both raved about thier dinner."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "As is typical my family and I had a delightful evening and meal at Shanahan's."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This was everything that we expected in a Top Class restaurant. The food, the service, the ambience, and the attention to detail were outstanding."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • " As always, we had a memorable time at Shanahan's. It is a great steakhouse."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Came here for a friends birthday. The Cowboy Steak was one of the best steaks I've had in years. The birthday girl had the fish of the day...Halibut and it was incredible. Cooked perfectly! We highly recommend the sides especially the Brussell Sprouts. They were roasted with rosemary and they were incredible. Au Gratin potatoes were very good too. For dessert the lemon cake is just wonderful. The room has great energy but you can still have a conversation with out any problems. Taylor was our server. He knows what he is doing...the courses flowed perfectly and he was very knowledgeable about the menu offerings."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Great food & terrific service! Steaks & wine were fantastic! Thank-you to all!"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our time and the food at Shanahan's Steakhouse. The staff was attentive and knowledgable about the menu. Great wine list too! We will return."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This was my Husband and I's first time to your restaurant - Shanahans. It was my Husbands birthday, so I was hoping it would be a nice, intimate place. I was so pleased with that it met my expectations! The good was amazing and the outdoor dining area was just what I was hoping for- intimate and beautiful. We will definitely be coming back!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This is our third visit to Shanahan's. After our second we said we wouldn't return, but we were given a generous gift certificate and so we decided to give it another chance. Unfortunately the food still didn't live up to our expectations. For the kind of money they charge, there are so many better places to eat for a significantly better experience. My husband loved his veal chop but the pasta that accompanied it was over cooked. My fish was dry and bland and while I know Shanahan's is known for its steak, it has several fish items on the menu so the chefs should know how to cook fish perfectly and flavor it appropriately. We had a lovely waitress who tried her best but then sent a dessert we didn't order or want as an apology."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We have not been there for a long time, and that time we thought it was just okay however this time it was excellent and we will be going back."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The food was excellent - Steaks and lobster cooked to perfection. The atmosphere was great - the concert was driving a lot of activity outside so we could see what was happening without being disturbed by it. All in all, it was a relaxing dinner and well worth the expense. We'll be be back!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Started right from the door in that the hostesses were very welcoming & accommodating. We were a few minutes early so stepped to the bar for a cocktail. I had a long island iced tea that was the best I've had in a long time! We got into a conversation with a gentleman that was playing wingman for a buddy of his. After intro's & discussing family and why we were at Shanahan's, he picked our drinks! Too cool!! Dinner was fabulous! Wifey had the filet, oscar style while I had the veal. So sooo good! We shared the wagyu beef carpaccio appetizer that was just top notch! Bottom line, the entire evening was one not to be forgotten anytime soon!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "We enjoy meeting friends here for drinks / dinner and catching up. The food is usually very good - consistent and the service as well. We like to share a steak, salad, and shrimp cocktail because the shrimp are usually a meal in itself and the cocktail sauce is delicious. It was disappointing this time that the shrimp were somewhat smaller (for the same price) and not as good as usual. Everything else at our table was very good."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "To celebrate our 25th anniversary, my husband and I decided to go to Shanahan's. A good choice! Our table was scattered with rose petals, which was a touching gesture. The coconut shrimp appetizer may be the best ever, and the crab cake was delicious too. Bone-in ribeye was cooked to perfection and generous enough to serve us both, with leftovers. The sides were delish as well (creamed spinach and potatoes au gratin... yum). The complimentary slice of chocolate raspberry cake was heavenly. The service -- especially that of our server (Lisa N) -- was PERFECTION. We'll be back..."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "The service was great, and the bone-in ribeye was spectacular. The macadamia mahi mahi was a disappointment; I should not have veered away from the steak menu. Outdoor dining on the patio was awesome and would be perfect if no smoking were allowed. The birthday cake was delicious and a fun surprise, and was a very nice touch."
    Dined on 7/14/2014