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About Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar- LoDo
Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar in Lodo in Denver is a unique dining experience filled with fresh caught seafood in a cozy and lively atmosphere. The goal of Jax Fish House is to provide guests who live in a landlocked location access to amazing seafood which is why the in-house dishes are created with seafood flown in daily from the coast
Sidle up to the chef's counter where guests request chowder, gumbo, a clambake or steamed mussels that are made to order. The Jax Fish House raw bar offers chilled clams, lobster and crab as well as chef creations that enhance the flavors in various combinations. Pair any meal with one of the beer or wine choices available.
Denver, CO 80202
Seafood, Contemporary American, Creole / Cajun / Southern
Hours of Operation:
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
17th & Wazee
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We have unmatched access to the freshest seafood on the planet and the deepest bench of hospitalitarians, shuckers, bartenders and chefs, either side of anywhere. Let us come to your next event and throw-down with FRESH and delicious in a way that your guests will never forget. You supply the space and the guests and we will bring the delicious! All we need is your address and we’ll take care of the rest.
There is ample street parking and a lot behind our building located on 17th Street between Blake and Wazee. We also suggest using BluCar as a valet app!
Union Station, Light Rail and Market St Bus Depot are all less than 2 blocks away! Plus a short 2 blocks from the infamous 16th street mall.
Private Party Facilities:
Jax is available to you for all things FRESH and fish and we have a menu for every budget. We are a charming, cozy restaurant and have no private party space, but there are many different seating arrangements we can provide to create the perfect event for you and your guests. We have reservation space available for parties from 1 to 16 guests. Jax is also available for full restaurant rentals, where the entire space is YOURS for lunch or dinner.
Private Party Contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org: (303) 292-5767
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar- LoDo Ratings and Reviews
I have two words: NEVER AGAIN. Scallops undercooked, my wife's snapper dish came complete with something unidentifiably rubber; the snapper was drown in seasoning hiding most of the fish's flavor. Totally not worth the cost. The Valentine's Day menu was totally out of their reach. Way too noisy for a romantic evening unless you don 't mind shouting. Very good oysters and service but that's about it. Good luck!
Second time my wife and myself have been. First time was superb, waiter was super friendly and a good laugh and the food was just fantastic. This time was for Valentine's Day, we were originally put off by the fixed menu but figured we'd give it a try. Absolutely delicious in every way. One of our favorite restaurants now in Denver, only been twice but both times we absolutely loved everything about it.
So happy that JAX is on Open Table now! This is a long time favorite and they never cease to amaze! When they called to confirm our reservation, I informed them that we would be bringing our toddler and they sat us next to the fish tank = VIP seating for a 2 year old. It was perfect for us to enjoy a family night out for Mardi Gras. Thank you JAX for being so accommodating. Oh, and our server was AMAZING as well - we call him Red (beard).
Our server (Russ) and another gal where amazing. My mom is not a huge spicy food fan, when they heard she taught it was to spicy for her they where going to remake the whole dish. She said they didn't have to do that so they then brought a wine that made the meal taste cooler and then they also gave us a wonderful dessert. So nice of them. I just love the staff here.
Everything from the start to the finish was impeccable. Had fresh oysters on the half shell and calamari for starters that were delicious. The Branzino entree was absolutely decadent. The toasted s’mores torte was small but packed full of flavor. Perfect end to the meal. We can’t wait to go back.
Thank you Bobby for being as patient as you were professional. We found the menu daunting but with Bobby’s help we’re we able to negotiate our way through it. The happy hour menu is large and full of fun and exciting dishes. Don’t be suprized if you order 4 or 5 of the amazing starters and never make it to the entrees. We both agreed the Charbroiled oysters deserved top billing for the evening!
I wish I had paid more attention to the other reviews. The service was very slow. The dinning experience was not a good way to end a great week with family in Colorado. There was nothing special about any of the dished ordered by our party of 6. It was a bid disappointment. I had the scallops and the sauce was so strong you could not taste the scallops. The oyster appetizer was not bad but was not the best. There are much better restaurants with much better service and quality of food. I think they are so busy they don't care to please their customers any longer.
Jax was a great find! We will definitely be returning in the future. We had east coast oysters from Maine which are amazing by the way and the crab cake was to die for not to mention the awesome wedge salad we shared. Our waiter Chris made it all more special.
Overall food was great. We were there to celebrate my Mother's birthday as she was craving Alaskan King Crab Legs. All dishes were great, but her $38 King Crab Leg was not quite what she had expected and the flavor was a bit off. Waiter was on point, and seafood tasted fresh!
Horrible New Year's Eve experience. First 2 courses were horrible. Service was bad. We got seated 45 minutes after our reservation. By that time we were informed that what we wanted for a main was no longer available. After being seated and looking over the menu, our waiter informed us that the kitchen was closing and we needed to get our order in if we wanted food. By this time in the evening, it wasn't busy and our waiter (Red) was slow....waiting 10 minutes for a drink that we could see sitting on the bar was ridiculous....he actually came back and asked if we wanted a drink 10 minutes after a drink was ordered that we still hadn't received. We reserved the fix menu dinner for the second time and won't do it again. We have had great experiences with Jax, just not with the fixed dinners during the holidays. $250 waste of money.
Excellent food served by excellent staff. Jax in downtown Denver has a huge seafood bar in the center of the restaurant, it makes the place a bit noisy and crowded. However, if you choose to reserve a table, you'll be served the finest seafood in Denver by a waitstaff willing to answer any and all questions and will provide an incredible dining experience.
I've been going to this restaurant for many years, through many remodels. They have yet to disappoint me. Be sure to order the calamari; It's what they are known for, and rightly so.
Located near Union Station, it is at a great spot where one can wander around both before and after dining. The staff was personable, friendly and attentive. When I made reservations, I noted it was for a special occasion and upon our arrival, the paper tablecloth was decorated with a banner stating the occasion.... nice touch. There was a large selection of wines and beers from which to choose, and the food was well prepared and tasty! We enjoyed the experience and will likely go there again in the future.
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