Ace Eat Serve

4.6
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$30 and under
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Asian
Ace features three unique spaces, housed in the old Storz Garage space at the corner of 17th & Pennsylvania. Like its sister restaurants, Steuben’s and Vesta, great attention was given to the design of Ace. Repurposed and recycled materials are used throughout the space to create an industrial design and comfortable setting that compliments the history of the building. Ace was a recipient of the 2012 Mayor’s Design Award.

Ace serves Asian inspired dishes conducive to sharing, drinking and hanging out. Voted as Denver’s Best Bartender by 5280 magazine, featuring house made sodas, fresh juices, Asian beers and a craft cocktail menu.

Ace is a place to eat, drink, play, and hang in another unique and creative destination in Uptown, Denver, Colorado brought to you by the team from Vesta and Steuben’s.
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Happy-Go-Lucky

Get Happy-Go-Lucky with our Lucky $11 happy hour special by choosing a ramen & a drink for just 11bucks! Enjoy $6 highballs, $1off drafts, $1wings, and other special happy hour offerings.
*does not include tax or gratuity, 20% gratuity is added to parties of 8 or more.

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: April 19, 2019

Ends: April 20, 2118

Availability: Sun-Thu 4:00PM-6:00PM
Fri-Sat 2:00PM-6:00PM

What 320 People Are Saying
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4.5
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Denver
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Everything was great except for ramen broth being spilled inside my purse when they delivered the food to the table. Not just a few drops but what probably amounted to several tablespoons. The sever didn’t seem to notice and I’m sure it was an innocent accident but a bummer.

OT
Denver
118 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Chef trach Tran is a Jewell in Denver’s culinary crown. His food is innovative and complex with layered flavors. The Thursday only Peking duck is one of the best dishes in all of Denver be sure to order in advance as he only prepares 8 per week! The multi day process yields perfect duck with crispy skin and very deep flavor. Ace is energetic and noisy and the wine list needs help-they don’t have a bottle list. But the draw is the crazy great food.

TH
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome joint! Great late night food and crowd! Loved the pho and ramen. Also tore some potstickers up! Very cool ambiance too. Already recommended this spot to a few friends.

KB
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a blast! Food was great and ping pong was fun!

MF
New Mexico
4 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the food was spectacular!

OT
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is phenomenal and is the reason to come here aside from the ping pong you can play afterward. Strong flavors, balanced, unique, absolutely delicious. We had the Duck Confit and Pork Belly Bao Buns, Shishito peppers with Brussel sprouts and lime Aoli, potstickers, and shrimp wontons. My favorites were the wontons and potstickers because the sauces were so good. Only reason it’s not 5 stars is because the service was particularly slow and we had to ask for our peppers. I highly recommend it, particularly for special occasions or for bringing people from out of town!

C
Denver
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Arrived shortly after opening, so not many people and low noise level. Decent music selection playing. Service was good, food arrived fast. Food was pretty good, would definitely come back to try more things on the menu. Ping pong was awesome, bonus for getting free play if you're in the service industry.

KS
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Didn’t end up playing ping pong after dinner. All the tables were full but it looks like a fun place to hang out. The pitcher of radler is a great deal and super tasty. Would definitely come back.

IM
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I always love eating here. The food is fantastic as are the drinks and service.

SS
Denver
26 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Ping Pong was great fun! We enjoyed the evening...good energy.

EP
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was a really cool vibe and good food. Definitely worth a visit.

CH
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This place is great. It has awesome energy. Food is always super solid and flavorful. Great drink list. Always happy to go back

E
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I would give a zero if I could. I waited 20 minutes and was only offered water. So I left. I went to a neighboring restaurant that was just as busy. I was seated and waited on immediately. This was my first time to Ace. It was also my last. Plenty of places with quality Asian in Denver. I’ll never know if this is one of them.

Ace Eat Serve
Responded on August 28, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your honest review. We are so very sorry for your experience with us. That is not the hospitality that we believe in and would love to gain your trust back. Our manager, Drew, did reach out to personally apologize and try and make up for your experience. If convenient, please reach out to our General Manager, Jacqui, at Jacqui@AceEatServe. c o m so that we may speak further. Kind Regards, Ace Eat Serve

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great food and drinks! Then you can work off all your food with a game of Ping Pong!

A
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Really great atmosphere, music, and service. The food was good but a little too salty, especially the duck ramen. Not sure if that's standard or was just an off night. I'm sure we'll try again!

OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

fun location with great entertainment, a little more expensive than it was worth both food and prices for ping pong. food was oversalted and seasoned and lacked balance, especially the vegetarian ramen

E
St. Louis
3 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great drinks, fun venue with games and plenty of space so we didn’t feel rushed.

s
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Loved sitting outside on breezy nite. We sampled a lot! Our favorite was the very sweet crispy beef, blistered beans and spring rolls. Also tasty was the pho, bimbop and coming up last ... pot stickers.

Fun time playing ping pong outside and the beer was cold and the company great! We will be back!

H
Seattle
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service. I love this place. From the appetizers to the entrees and the drinks. It’s clean and when your done with desert there is ping pong fun!! I recommend Ace to anyone and everyone. Anything you order on the menu is a home run!

OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Brought the whole family. The server was having a rough night but flavor and food and of course ping pong was amazing.

C
Orlando
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall3food1service2ambience4

Food was horrible. Dry, cold. We had a great time playing ping pong!

DW
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chill vibe with awesome food and a friendly staff. Haven’t been here for a few years but had a great experience this week, and definitely will be back.

EV
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Overall really enjoyed discovering this place. It was our first time. Food was amazing!! Love having a place to play ping pong. Service was good but could have been more attentive. Between that and it being a little pricey, these were the only reasons I couldn’t give 5 on everything.

MP
New England
12 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super yum!

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CR
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone should eat here. We ordered appetizers and meals to share among three people. All the vegetarian options were great. Ping-pong on the outdoor table was very fun.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I enjoyed an awesome date night dinner here- the patio was lively but not overly crowded, the food was amazing, the waitress accommodated my finicky food allergies with patience and sympathy, and we had a blast playing ping pong after dinner. The owner was there making sure everyone was happy and attended to. This is the type of establishment we are so happy to support. Will definitely be back with friends!

J
Denver
157 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

This is the second time that we have been to Ace Eat Serve in the past year, and we have enjoyed it each time. This visit we ordered crispy spring rolls, pot stickers, a scallion pancake and crispy beef. All were good, but the latter two were to die for. We haven't had a decent scallion pancake in years, basically not since we left San Francisco in 1985. This one was terrific, with both ponzu and onion jam dipping sauces. Most of the crispy beef came home with us, to be enjoyed for lunch the following day.

JM
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Food was good, and service in the restaurant was good. But the ping-pong service was very slow, even at the counter to get our table and to close our tab afterwards. It was fun, but would only return if I had plenty of time to allow.

SS
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Love being able to eat dinner, then play ping pong.

ME
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

2nd time at ace and it was just as good as I remember it! The ramen was wonderful and the shrimp wontons were perfect! The drinks were on point, the old fashioned with plum was really good and wasn’t to sweet. They took our 6 top earlier than our reservation which was great and made us all feel welcome. Thank you for a wonderful meal!!!

NC
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Not impressed. They were out of the specialty cocktail then tired to order an ice tea and the were out of iced tea?! We ordered food but server failed to submit the complete order and came to inform us 35 minutes later they were out of the Green Curry- attempted to make it right by offering a free dim sum that we ordered but then 20 minutes later NEVER came. The whole dining experience was horrible and I left hungry. Definitely not going back. Too bad- has a cool vibe but lacking on service and food.

D
Denver
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Loved the place, very good atmosphere and ping pong.
All the food was good except what I ordered, crisp beef. Do not order this, they overcook it :(

G
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Had a pretty good dinner here the other night. Food is good, but not great. I would recommend trying it as it may fit your fancy. One of the better Asian places around

Ace Eat Serve
Responded on June 5, 2019

Hi Garrod, We appreciate your honesty about how we can improve your next visit with us, and apologize that we missed the mark during your visit. Please feel free to connect with our GM holly@aceeatserve. c o m. Thank you, -Ace Eat Serve

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall3food5service4ambience3

I was told over the phone weeks ago that I could bring my dog to the patio when we head outside for ping pong. I was also told when we arrived that I could bring him onto the patio. I brought him onto the patio and then had another woman approach me saying that he was not allowed. I planned to eat dinner here because I wanted to enjoy my pup as well. Please train your staff to all follow the same rules. It’s frustrating.

Ace Eat Serve
Responded on June 5, 2019

Thank you for brining this experience to our attention and apologize for any miscommunication on our end. While we do not allow animals in the restaurant or on the patio, unless they are service animals, we do have picnic tables that are adjacent to our patio so you are able to still be close to your pup while dining with us. We would like to connect with you more, please feel free to email our GM holly@aceeatserve. c o m. Thank you for your time, -Ace Eat Serve

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BB
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service and a very fun atmosphere. Perfect for getting together with my adult kids.

Ace Eat Serve
Responded on June 5, 2019

Hi BasaltBob, We are thrilled that you had a wonderful experience with us, and look forward to celebrating another outing with you and your family again soon. Thank you! -Ace Eat Serve

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L
Denver
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was decent and service was good. We came with a large group and the one thing that would have made it all better would have been to assume split checks for the table. It doesn't seem that hard as many other restaurants do it.

Ace Eat Serve
Responded on June 5, 2019

Hi Lisa, Thank you for bringing this experience to our attention and appreciate your honesty about how we can improve your next visit with us. Please feel free to connect with our GM holly@aceeatserve. c o m. Thank you, -Ace Eat Serve

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J
Denver
99 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience4

The service was horrendous. This will be our one and only trip here.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The appetizers are delicious, but entrees need a little work. The bibimbap was a bit mushy. Stick to the appetizers - the shrimp shumai and gyoza were wonderful!

Ace Eat Serve
Responded on June 5, 2019

Thank you for joining us for an evening out and apologize that we missed the mark during your visit. We appreciate your honest feedback about how we can improve and would like to connect with you more about your visit. Please feel free to email our GM holly@aceeatserve . c o m. Thank you for your time, -Ace Eat Serve

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S
Denver
12 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Family meal and I have to say the bar staff was 1000% better than last time. Actually was served and treated very well. Glad we gave them another shot. Well worth it

N
Denver
435 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great fun, wonderful patio and fantastic Happy Hour. All that wouldn't matter, though, if the food were not up to those attributes. Glad to say that it is, each and every dish that we tried. Now, toss-in very friendly service, from the front hostess to the servers and it's clear that we'll be going back. Often.

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