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About Beast and Bottle

beast + bottle is a rustic American restaurant serving craft dinner and brunch.

Run by siblings Paul C. Reilly, who mans the burners, and Aileen Reilly, who oversees front of house, beast + bottle is located in Denver’s Uptown neighborhood.

The “beast” refers to the restaurant’s appreciation for the whole animal, utilizing all parts to honor its integrity. The owners’ relationships with farmers, ranchers and purveyors bring ethically and humanely raised, responsibly harvested and organic (whenever possible) ingredients to the table.

The “bottle” refers to drinks. b+b’s wine program is influenced by the European tradition of drinking wine how you’d like – whether that’s a glass or by the liter.

The menu changes whenever the kitchen pleases based on what’s in-season and what the cooks are enjoying at the moment. What remains constant is a steady focus on sustainability and versatility of ingredients.

719 E. 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Organic, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am-2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm

Cross Street:
Washington St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(303) 623-3223

Website:
http://beastandbottle.com/

Parking Details:
Behind beast + bottle off of 17th Ave there is a shared parking lot for guests of the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Paul C. Reilly

Additional:
Bar Dining, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Beast and Bottle Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (44)
Good for a Date (40)
Neighborhood Gem (38)
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Local Ingredients (36)
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Good for Anniversaries (28)
Handcrafted Cocktails (27)
Romantic (27)
Authentic (23)
Cozy (23)
Notable Wine List (22)
Seasonal (16)
Great for Brunch (15)
Worth the Drive (14)
Bar Seating (13)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Organic (13)
Hot Spot (12)
Tasting Menu (12)
Business Meals (11)
Healthy (11)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Casual (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Fun (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Tapas (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Comfort Food (2)
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Ambiance was very nice. Presentation of food was exceptional as was the service.

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 (Denver)·Dined 6 days ago

The tuna appetizer was very good, and they have a small but nice selection of interesting wines.
Our server was wonderful. But the main courses were mediocre at best. We ordered a red snapper-- our favorite fish-- but it was not cooked well, and it was in a cream sauce way too rich for the fish. We also ordered the pork which was five tenderloin-like medallions. It was fine, but no better than fine. Nothing special or interesting in the flavors. The prices of the entrees do not reflect the quality of food. Not trying to hurt the restaurant but just didn't think it was worth the money.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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·Dined 7 days ago

Awesome food and drinks. Home made sauces (aoili, hollondaise, bernaise- yum!), attentive service. I love the options of water- bubbly or flat, and having a salad instead of potatoes as a side.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Went there for brunch, had the chicken sandwich. Truly outstanding. Great service, enjoyed the music they played.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Every dish was exceptional! We all had a different dish and all would order again.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Authentic
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·Dined on January 8, 2018

One of the top 3 meals I’ve eaten in my life times. Get the sampler menu with the wine pairings!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 7, 2018

First time in for brunch. Our server, Adam, was great. Five in our group. Three ordered the special, pork belly, black eyed peas, kale, poached egg, good. The favorite meal was the black pepper bourbon sausage on the Wake up menu. YUM-O
If ordering mimosas, ask about the Cavo litro, after ordering the fourth mimosa, noticed the liter on the bevy menu, much better on the cost side.

We’ll be back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Our group opted for the tasting menu with wine pairing. It allows you to select most of the courses with one course selected by the chef. Almost everything was incredible. The salad was good but there are so many other items that stand out, and the pork was slightly dry. The wine pairings were inventive. The service was attentive but not overbearing. The restaurant works as one team so no "let me get your waiter". Everyone in our party plans to go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We had brunch at Beast and bottle on a Saturday and at the last minute had to up our reservation. They were so accommodating and wonderful. Everyone enjoyed the food- but it was definitely in the pricier side. I will definitely be back. The pork tostadas and the French omelette sounds were big hits!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 6, 2018

The food was incredible, but the service was out of this world. From the moment we sat down until we left, we were constantly impressed with the service. As for the food, I like the small menu because I felt like we were eating food that the chefs wanted to cook. We'll definitely be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Some food was too salty. Never did have a dessert we really liked. Sommelier was great.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food and wine pairings were well thought out. We could appreciate the care that was put into organizing a great dinner for a once a year celebration.

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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New year eve dinner - horrible! Small portion, terrible taste. Try to avoid this place.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Wonderful experience! We did the courses meal with wine pairings. Delightful

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food was perfect. Great combination of flavors. Cocktails were yummy but VERY slow to get to the table.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We had a wonderful evening at Beast and Bottle. We chose the chef's special 4 course with wine pairings. It was an informative, fun and delicious way to enjoy dinner.

Tags: Hot Spot, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas Eve dinner with family. Apps were fine but main courses came out 45 minutes later and fish was cold, pork and duck were over done and veggie dish was just OK. Meals weren’t that flavorful. I’m pretty easy to please but this was just bad. Won’t go back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We always have a great experience here! Christmas Eve was no exception. The service is always very attentive without being pushy. Food is very well prepared and very thoughtful. Menu is small, but never feels small and everything I've had has been so delicious. Always a great time. Thank you!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Incredible service. Tasty food and drinks. Perfect for gluten-free options. Thank you!

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Cocktails were amazing. Food was marginal. Recommend the lamb pappardelle.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 22, 2017

This was our third trip to B&B. It has been one of our favorite “special” places. Unfortunately the service and selection did not live up to our high expectations this time. We were seated next to a loud group of 4 that had very negative things to say about everything. We were not in the conversation but being half a foot from their table, we could not help but hear their every word. The $15 bottle of wine cost $40 (markups are fine but that’s a bit much) and the food came out cold. We will probably be back. Hoping our 3rd experience was just a fluke!

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 22, 2017

My husband and I LOVE this restaurant. The chef, Brian, is amazing. His food is exquisite, innovative and delicious. We eat here as often as we can for special occasions. Service is also impeccable. The restaurant is adorable and decorated in a fun way as well.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 20, 2017

It was amazing! We went for our daughter’s birthday. We started with a special printed birthday menu, enjoyed a complimentary birthday toast, and ended with a dessert that came with a candle. It was truly a night out 17 year old won’t forget!!!!

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Excellent food, all tailored to the cuts of meat available from their own butcher shop, made with very fresh ingredients and delicious creativity. My husband has a dairy allergy and they were perfectly accommodating. Thanks!

Tags: Seasonal, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great food - great wine - experienced staff - perfect date night atmosphere

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Delicious, just like last time. Food is wonderful here. Unique and different ways to dine and/or share food. Polite and attentive staff.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Have visited this restaurant three times and have always enjoyed it immensely. Service is outstanding. Fare is excellent, creative and beatifully presented. Vibe is casual but somehow elegant. Wine pairings are fantastic. Highly recommended.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 11, 2017

We enjoyed the atmosphere, excellent service and unique dishes. A couples place for sure.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 11, 2017

The people at this restaurant were hands down amazing, and the ambiance was sublime. We were seated immediately and great attention was made to accommodate our evening plans.

Unfortunately, the food was lacking and we left disappointed in what we paid for. We ordered the Fried Green Tomatoes, they were perfectly fried, but the sauce that was mixed with the kale was extremely salty (to the point that it was almost inedible). I thought to myself, maybe someone made a mistake, and mixed up the salt with another seasoning and I let it slide. Then I had the lamb and my husband had the steak, and although they were better, they too were over salted.

Otherwise, it was a great experience, and the wine recommendations were spot on.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Incredible! A Must-go. My entire family loved it and we are a hard group to please. Service is outstanding!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great interesting brunch options. Kids meals were lacking, and breakfast doesn’t include toast. However, all the food was great and the service was excellent.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

The best brunch I have had in years, and I just moved here from LA.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Everyone at this restaurant had only making our experience the most memorable that it could have been. I couldn’t be more pleased

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Great meal and great service. Quality ingredients exquisitely prepared. Warm, inviting and tasteful decor. Can't wait to return. Highly recommended.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 23, 2017

It was my birthday

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Tasting menu with wine pairing was delightful!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Waitress was rude and inexperienced. Wine choices were limited and overpriced. Sommelier haughty. Steak was rough with gristle. Will not be back to this overrated restaurant.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Entry alcove had foul smell, that persisted. Steak frite special was very tough meat.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We have always loved Beast and Bottle, but our experience this time really fell short. The tortellini was very small (3 pieces of pasta) and the tortellini was dry. The sauce was very vinegary as well. The truffle risotto had no hint of truffle in it and was not flavorful, unfortunately. Service was fine, but it was hard to figure out who our server was since we had multiple staff helping us throughout the night. We were disappointed with our meal and it made us question whether we will return for dinner anytime soon.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We didn't end up eating there so I can't rate the food. My husband dropped me off so I can get seated while he went to find parking. He came back 15 minutes later and told the manager (?) he was having trouble finding parking and did he have any suggestions about where he might park. His reply was, "How is that my problem?" We left immediately and will not go back.

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