Aquarium Restaurant - Downtown Denver

4.2
3755 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

Featured specials

Select a special by choosing a date, time and party size

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Dine in
Starting Dec 31, 2021

Bring your family to the Aquarium for our New Year's Eve Bash! We'll have a balloon drop, buffet, live DJ, animal interactions and more. Call to reserve today!

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Dine in
Starting Dec 24, 2021

Bring your family to the Aquarium for a holiday dinner under the sea. Reserve Today!

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Dine in
Starting Dec 25, 2021

Bring your family to the Aquarium for a holiday dinner under the sea. Reserve Today!

What 3755 people are saying
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ChristineR
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Wonderful date night with hubby! The food was good, and the atmosphere was amazing as well as the service. We can't wait to go back!

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AlbertoC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had great service by our waiter Alex and the night manager on 11-27-21 in celebrating our anniversary. The food we ordered was very delicious as well. We were also recognized with a special anniversary dessert.

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SethK
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the most perfect restaurant! We got to sit right by the fish and my two year old had the time of her life! The food was delicious and the service was exceptional!

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CynthiaE
Denver
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had a lovely birthday dinner for our nineteen year old daughter. Our server was fabulous and even when we found a problem with one of our meals she took care of it immediately. We loved the food and had a nice and peaceful experience.

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Hgerm
Denver
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Food was not good. My daughter ordered the Cajun pasta but couldn’t eat it all in the restaurant—it Absolutely stunk up our car on the way home and once we got home, it smelled so rank that we had to leave it outside overnight rather than stunk up the fridge and she will not be eating the leftovers. Food is very expensive for the quality. I can say our server and the manager were very attentive and friendly, no complaints there!

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vipEdGrab
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Food was below average, poorly executed and cold. It took far too long for the food to reach our table. The server was as attentive as possible but it was clear that despite a nearly half empty restaurant, the kitchen staff was unable to time orders appropriately.

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KeithR
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience4

I choose this venue to take my family for Thanksgiving Dinner. I live overseas because of working for the military. I was in town for a short time to visit my kids, so I dont have a place or time to cook, that is why I chose the Aquarium because they were advertising they had a Thanksgiving Buffet with traditional dishes. We show up at our reserved time of 7:45 pm only to find out the buffet ended 3 hours prior. This was not advertised at all. If it was I would have chose The Golden Corral. So this made me angry. They didn't bring us bread to our table until I complained, then the manager delivered. My anger soon went away when our food arrived. I had steak and lobster. It was tge best tasting I have ever had. The rest of my family said their meals were tasty so I was happy. The waiter wasn't very friendly, but he kept our drinks full, and always asked how the food was.

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GladysM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food5service5ambience5

I want to start off by saying the wait staff was very friendly and attentive. The food was good and the atmosphere was amazing. BUT i booked my family a Thanksgiving Day Buffet months in advance. I get to the restaurant at our reserved time 645 pm and they tell me they stopped the buffet at 4pm and threw all the food away. There was NOTHING on the site that said the buffet would stop at 4pm. My entire family was very upset and disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food5service5ambience5

Disappointed because we went for the Thanksgiving Day Buffet at 6:15pm. Unfortunately the buffet ended at 3. Food was great, however, it was no Thanksgiving meal. Next year maybe put the time for the feast in advertising and booking.

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MyrnaS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were first time diners to the Aquarium Restaurant and we will go back. The Thanksgiving buffet was excellent and the service was outstanding

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MarjE
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving Buffet was awesome!

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HeyHillman
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The most delightful, delicious and devouring holiday experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving with my family

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VerleneP
Denver
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience1

Food was horrible just ds wouldn't eat chicken strips tasted like fish and smell like fish. Chicken wrap was not very good. Had Cajun pasta chicken only it came out with all kinds of seafood in it had to send it back and waited forever for it to be remade. We won't be coming back

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GaryL
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. Made a reservation and was seated right away. Very cool to seat and eat with the fish swimming past our table!

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EllyM
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

I wanted to sit next to an aquarium but because we were a party of five (my husband and three kids) they couldn’t sit us to next an aquarium. Very disappointed. It was my birthday and the only reason I went to that restaurant was to sit next to an aquarium. My husband ordered a hamburger and he didn’t really like it. My kids ordered the sand dollar pizza and they didn’t like it. They always finish their pizza but finish eating this one. The only nice thing was the waiter, he was a nice guy.

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PeggyP
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Even without the tour of the aquarium, the restaurant is delightful place to dine.

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Mily
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The service wasn’t the best. The kid's pasta was undercooked and the waiter kept forgetting different food from our order. We’re not planning to come back .

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BraxtonS
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Was very good food. Our server was amazing and the restaurant was very nice.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family loved eating next to the aquarium ! The only negative was my steak was very fatty and not cooked to my liking as I asked .

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ArthurV
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great food and experience, would definitely recommend it to anyone

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LoriH
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The hostess put us right next to the aquarium so we had a view of the fish. The waitress was attentive very professional she recommended some drinks and dinner for us and everything was delicious.

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LakishaL
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

host was terrible, not friendly but waiter was nice food was okay & prices too high for an adult beverage that tasted like juice

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great restaurant

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Daughters birthday. I mentioned in the notes section when I made the reservation it was for my daughters 9th birthday and they didn’t do anything. The sprite tasted like flat soda water and when I made a comment I was told it’s from a can. My wife and I tasted it and I’ve never had a sprite that tasted like that in my life. Not a great first experience.

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StaceyG
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Food was just ok and overpriced. Our server was great though.

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JOANM
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our waiter was great! I hope my son in law tipped him well!! Please tell him he was awesome. ❤️ and the manager checked on us a couple of times.

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ReneeM
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Better then we expected. My niece loved how the fishes gathered to admire her sparkly shoes.

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LibbyR
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience3

Wow this place is awful! Took 2 hours for 3 adults and a child to eat! The food coming out at a snails pace could be overlooked if it was edible. The children's Mac and cheese is certainly knock of brand kraft Mac and cheese. Shrimp in 2 dishes were horrendously over cooked. The only reason to eat there is so the kids can watch the mermaids. Apparently COVID killed then. 0 reasons to even consider eating at such an awful place!

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Steph
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Everything was great, but I was disappointed that they advertised kids meals for $2.99 after 6pm. We ended up paying full price because WE didn’t tell the server about it. It’s their special!

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Alex
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food1service5ambience5

The food was not Good at all. Thank God the service was good and very polite that over took the food flavor.

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JennieP
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing along with the service. I highly recommend!!!! The huge aquarium was amazing while dinning! Drinks were top of the line.

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RachelR
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Our server was GREAT! But the fact that it was freezing in the dining room didn’t help the experience at all. Cold steak and potatoes. If we’re paying that much for food it should be at least warm. Disappointing food but the service did not.

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SandiO
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food1service1ambience3

Our birthday celebration was a disappointment. The Cajun pasta came with fish in it (unlike the menu description) and dinner took FOREVER to arrive. Food was just so so. I suppose it's like going to CasaBonita where it's all about the setting and never about the food.

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Kstatek
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice
We came when fish are being feed. Fun. Good chowder

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OpenTable Diner
West Palm Beach
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service and ambience! The Cajun pasta is on point!

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susyl
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Everything was good. Nothing espectacular. The only thing is the Hostess was rude, unprofessional.

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LiliaD
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food great food overall beautiful experience!

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TonyP
Nashville
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service, food, and scenery was outstanding! We will dine here again without a doubt. Beautiful fish tanks.

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PattyR
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Bryn, was wonderful. She was pleasant, professional and was a star in our dining experience. And the food was excellent.

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Aquarium Restaurant - Downtown Denver is rated 4.2 stars by 3755 OpenTable diners.

Aquarium Restaurant - Downtown Denver does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.landrysinc.com/giftcards/default.asp.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.