Aquarium Restaurant - Downtown Denver

4.1
3796 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Enjoy our one-of-a-kind Aquarium Restaurant and make a splash with deliciously fresh seafood, steak, chicken and decadent desserts all served in an unbelievable underwater setting. Guests are seated around an elaborate 50,000 gallon aquarium with over 100 species of colorful fish and marine life – you may see a mermaid or two! Aquarium Restaurant offers guests an exciting and unique dining experience in an extraordinary setting.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3796 people are saying
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4.2
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MarlaG
New Mexico
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Service was slow and table was to small. Food was okay

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SusanV
Denver
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

kids just love it. very relaxing watching the fish. lots of food and drink choices.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It was just ok, food was good but not great. Loved sitting by aquarium glass and watching fish. Bathrooms were absolutely filthy 🥴

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HeatherM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food2service5ambience5

Fun atmosphere, awesome staff! The ambiance is super cool. Going once for the experience is fun, but once is probably enough. Food is generally underwhelming and slightly overpriced. It seems like the majority of the food is likely frozen. There are lots of fried food options on the menu. Hard to tell what would come to the table fried or fresh - none of what we ordered was fresh.

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Momoffour
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall experience. My family LOVED this place!

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BrendaD
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Don't let the Disney-esque feel of the Aquarium fool you--the food here is excellent. The crab and shrimp dip was delicious, as was the snapper! Would definitely recommend.

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BryceH
San Diego
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food5service5ambience1

Waitress was awesome food was decent. Way too many kids and the place looks like a chucky cheese.

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CynthiaM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere was awesome! We got to sit right in front so we saw all the fish and sharks. The tour was really nice my kiddos loved it

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Just amazed at the menu and how great the red snapper was. For a restaurant in this kind of venue all expectations were blown away.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I got the fisherman’s platter and it was soooo good. Even the white rice was well seasoned and buttered. I loved everything from the food to the aquarium.

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JoeeC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dinner was amazing and our wait was quickly we had a great time for sure

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Rissa
New Mexico
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was amazing and friendly, food was super delicious and worth every penny for the experience and the food. I would love to come back here again!

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MelodyG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time! Thank you for the wonderful experience for my sons birthday

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TammyP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience5

The food was not worth the prices. We liked the atmosphere though.

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SusanB
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was outstanding
The food was large servings for the price!

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TamaraJ
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food4service1ambience5

The restaurant is beautiful, but the hostesses and wait staff are horrible. Hostesses were rude and dismissive. Our waitress sat us down, and we did see her for 35 minutes. We had to flag down another waiter so he could go and tell her that we needed refills. When we were leaving, we seen her in the resting area. Apparently she had been in there for our entire visit. Great food and atmosphere, but everything else needs help.

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MikeL
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The dining area is a very unique and feels like you’re in an ocean environment with fish all around you; such a neat experience. Our waitress was wonderful and the food was delicious!! Great food and drink menu too! We’ll be going back for sure!!

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AndrewC
Richmond
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We had a great time. The food was mostly on point. Drinks good but pricey.

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Andrew
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The Aquarium Restaurant - Downtown Denver was about what you would expect. Does not have the "underwater" feel that it sells on the website. The food is okay, ambiance is fun, server was great and kids love it.

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AlisonB
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome visit. Didn’t expect the food to be so good. Just went for the experience so pleasantly surprised at the good food. Yes will recommend to others.

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MichelleV
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband, my daughter and I came to dine-in at the restaurant at the downtown aquarium and let's just say, I enjoyed my experience overall. The service was great, our server was very attentive to our needs. The food there was delicious. I really enjoyed my steak and lobster. Thank you Aquarium Restaurant for giving us Californians such a great experience.

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CynG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

I got the shrimp and gator tacos. I did not like that the shrimp was wrapped in bacon. It overpowered everything.

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KatherineS
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Pricey but you pay for the experience. The food was ok, nothing too complain or complement. A mermaid swam by while we were eating and my daughter was so excited! They loved all the fish swimming around! Overall it was a good family dinner. But definitely will spend $$$ on the dinner.

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SylviS
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was good and the atmosphere was lovely-we were seated by the fish tank which was perfect for our pre-schooler and kept her occupied while we enjoyed a leisurely meal. The best part of our meal was the service-Lexi was upbeat, fun, helpful, and one of the best servers we’ve ever had the privilege to meet! She made the whole experience one of the best of our vacation. Splurge a little and enjoy the Aquarium Restaurant-worth the money!

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Rainforest
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience5

Food was amazing ..exactly what I would expect from a Landry's! Howerver, Service was horrible. The waiter never put in our order for the appetizer and tried to play it off like we never ordered it AFTER he corrected us what it was called. after bringing our main course, we never saw him again. I had to flag someone down (I think it was the manager) to bring a box and take care of our bill.

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RachaelZ
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience4

The hostess stand was BEYOND rude! Genuinely the most inconsiderate hostess I’ve ever come into contact with. I would not take the sleeping baby out of the stroller and asked to keep the stroller near me. She rolled her eyes and laughed at me. I will never return! It is such a beautiful atmosphere. But the hostess was rude and the service at the table was pretty horrific as well. Brought out the wrong drinks and seemed irritated when we asked for ketchup and mustard.

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vipRandiS
Dallas
64 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed our lunch at the Aquarium Restaurant. The kid meals were a bit high priced considering that we had toddlers with us. Perhaps offering smaller portions for smaller kids, and a lower price might be an option. There was a problem with our bill, but our waitress promptly had it changed. My only complaint is that the gift shop MUST be passed through to get to the restrooms, which seems like an unnecessary burden on parents of young children. We enjoyed the experience, but probably wouldn't spend the money to eat there again.

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4467
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall4food2service4ambience4

Aquarium was good, food was tasty, but overpriced, but quantity offset the price. Too pricy for a family of 3-4. If money not an issue, go for it.

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GeoffC
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience1

What a horrible waiter. The restaurant was half full when we arrived , and we were not happy with the host's table. We asked if we could switch tables. The server said that the table was not in his section, and we could not move...When we asked about the menu, he just pointed back at the menu. We had to ask for bread about 16 min into our meal. Over all a disappointing experience

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KyleB
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Incredibly overpriced and very mediocre! Seafood was obviously frozen, not fresh! Very few options. And once again, incredibly overpriced!

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JillS
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would definitely recommend this place to my friends and family. Everything was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very positive experience. Our booth had a great view of the fish tank and giant fish. Appetizer and entrees were large portions and delicious. Server was attentive. Highly recommend if you visit the aquarium or nearby, add this to your list.

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Ashia
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience3

Asked to sit by a wall because of several small children. Host was rude and condescending and said no. Several tables by the walls remained open and available while we were there.

Server got very weeded getting sat a couple parties at once. I asked a passing manager for a drink refill. Instead of just getting me a glass of water, he went to yell at the server and make her bring me the water. Horrible management, terrible employees. Very poor leadership, not concerned about guest experience.

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ToniL
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food was good and served quickly. A little expensive, but Nice atmosphere and the server was great.

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AlexAleman
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bauer sat my date and I near the aquarium. Very romantic. Great waiter - very patient with us.

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DeborahC
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing views, delicious food, and great service!! We had a wonderful evening!

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Zach
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall1food5service2ambience1

Requested the water room on a Tuesday when I made our reservation for a Friday to celebrate our engagement. We were seated at the very first table next to the host stand and next to the sign that says "water room". Our appetizer was dropped on the kitchen floor and was re-fired and delivered before our two drinks even made it to the table. Management was generous enough to knock $6 off the bill.

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DarciA
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated in a more secluded area which was perfect with 3 kiddos. Best service I have had in a long time and food was perfect. Only thing that would have made it better would have been to see the mermaids

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MicheleN
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

The food was mediocre at best and very pricey; but you’re paying for the experience.

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Connor
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

it was good. the rest of this sentence is filler.

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