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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 Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "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
  • "We were very disappointed with our experience at Shanahan's. We had a 7:15 reservation and we were not seated until 8:00. They did buy us a drink but there should be better management and understanding of table turnover. When we were seated it was in the furthest back corner of the restaurant under a blowing air conditioning vent. We have been to Shanahan's many times but I think this was the first time we booked our table through Open Table. Maybe they treat Open Table people differently. A couple who came in after us with a reservation at the same time were seated before us in the main room. Open Table might want to follow up on this. Not a good experience"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We celebrated my husband's birthday here and it was perfect. The food was superb - from the scallop appetizer to the filet entree to the chocolate cake dessert. We also appreciated the input offered by the sommelier. Service was attentive without being overbearing. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I've been to Shanahan's 8 or 9 times and it never gets old. The food, service, mood, noise, energy and vibe are always consistently awesome! They never have a down night."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Quite possibly one of the best steak and seafood restaurants of all time! Friendly and knowledgeable staff was always attentive to needs an provided excellent service. Food arrived at the right moment and was cooked perfectly! MMM MMM GOOD!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Shanahan's is a great restaurant for that special occasion. It is pricey but the food is excellent and the service is top notch."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "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 complaints we had was that when we first arrived we were ignored by the two people in the front while they finished their conversation. When we took our seat our waitress was very quiet and hard to hear possibly because the music was a little loud. Our meal was good but did have a little more salt then we preferred. Everyone was kind and thoughtful since it was our anniversary."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "We sat out at the bar and had the bar menu which was perfect. The tuna was wonderful, mussels wonderful and beef wonderful. Nothing more to say, we love coming to Shanahan's and enjoying the atmosphere."
    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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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 celebrated Daddy's birthday. The food was great. The service was good. We'll be back."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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