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About Black Hat Cattle Co.

The Black Hat Cattle Co. is the place to go if you're in the mood for a dining experience that goes beyond its great food. Our western decor beckons you with music, laughter, conversation & warm hospitality - hang your hat and stay awhile! If you love 100% natural premium cuts of beef, this steakhouse is the place for you. Our steaks are aged a minimum of 21 days & hand cut daily to maximize flavor & tenderness. We season our steaks with only salt & pepper and grill them at a searing 1800 degrees so you can taste the difference in our all natural beef. If you don't like beef, this is the place for you too. We offer a diverse menu including St Louis Style Ribs; chicken dishes and a variety of tempting fresh fish & seafood entrees. We go beyond the obvious quality of food & drink - we embrace the welcoming spirit of the West.

26295 Hill Top Drive
Kittredge, CO 80457
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
WE WILL BE CLOSED ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2017 FOR A PRIVATE PARTY!
THANK YOU.

SPECIAL NOTE: We will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays beginning Monday, July 24, 2017!

Sunday 4:30 to Close
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday 4:30 to Close
Thursday 4:30 to Close
Friday 4:30 to Close
Saturday 4:30 to Close

Cross Street:
Highway 74 - In Kittredge not Evergreen

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(303) 670-0941

Website:
http://www.blackhatcattleco.com/

Parking Details:
In addition to parking in front of the restaurant, there is a private parking lot with additional parking close by.

Executive Chef:
Elizabeth Medina

Private Party Facilities:
For your smaller celebrations, why not reserve our Wine Room. Seating 6-8 people, it offers a warm and private setting for your enjoyment.

Private Party Contact:
Dave Rodriguez: (303) 670-0941

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour is offered Sunday through Thursday - 4:30 to 6:00 at the Bar Only.

We also offer a full service bar and complete menu at the Bar.

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Black Hat Cattle Co. Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

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Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (27)
Special Occasion (27)
Good for a Date (22)
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Worth the Drive (21)
Romantic (19)
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Good for Birthdays (16)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Authentic (15)
Casual (14)
Cozy (13)
Business Meals (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Comfort Food (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Healthy (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Fun (6)
Scenic View (5)
Seasonal (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
People Watching (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Wonderful food, lovely ambiance, great local restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Authentic, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Black Hat is a wonderful restaurant for any special occasion. Great steaks and wine. Super service. A little pricey but worth it!

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Had dinner with a friend - the steak was delicious. Our server who was very knowledgeable recommended the steak special which was 45 day dry aged Manhattan Medallions . Our server explained the dry aged process to us and how it enhances the steak! We also enjoyed the decor and country music that was played in the background. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 24, 2017

This is our annual Thanksgiving treat. It's great to have a relaxed steak dinner instead of the typical turkey fest. Service is always stellar and the food is phenomenal.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Casual, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Wonderful dinner and the steaks are to die for of course!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Love this restaurant. Food is always on point. Dave and Julie are awesome

Tags: Great Beer, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 20, 2017

This is the best place for steak dinner! We love it!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Always a winner whether you're into one of their aged steaks or fresh fish. A perfect place for a date or get together with friends.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great place to take visitors to CO. Great western ambiance and good food. Nice staff! Looking forward to returning!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Went to Black Hat on a recommendation, while staying in Evergreen for our honeymoon, and could not have been more impressed. Black Hat holds on to that small-town feel of the area, while offering high quality/great tasting dishes and excellent service. The atmosphere was perfect. It felt comfortable and inviting. We will definitely be making a stop at Black Hat on future trips to the area. Ask for Dona!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 11, 2017

This is a warm, cozy steakhouse located in the foothills. They serve steaks that are cooked to perfection, are dry aged, and melt in your mouth. The service was spot on, and their old country music playlist was very enjoyable. The chocolate bourbon pecan pie was out of this world. It was a very enjoyable evening. Would highly recommend this restaurant, it is worth the short drive from the city. You won't be disappointed!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We are always pleased with Black Hat's service, menu and ambience. It is a truly awesome restaurant. We go there as a couple and always bring guests when we have visitors. Love it!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Seasonal, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Really enjoyed it. Only criticism was that the creamed spinach was too "peppery".

Tags: Authentic
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great quality, service and ambience

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 30, 2017

As usual a great meal with very good service. The only issue was ordering a bone in rib eye @ "market value". The regular rib eye was $39 but $65 for a bone in version? Next time I'll ask first. It was good but not $65 good. But we will return because they do have the best steaks on the west side of town.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 26, 2017

This was our first visit to this restaurant; it had been recommended by close friends of ours. The food was very tasty, but the portions were small and the prices were high all around. The highlight of the evening was the service and our waitress Kelly.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We have been here several times and will continue to go back. The food was outstanding. Anna our server was great. Thanks for making my night perfect.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Love the Black Hat, one of the few places I can have charred rare filet done perfect every time. Sides are the best, can't get away from creamed corn and tater tots! Service has always been exceptional, good wines, chocolate pecan pie or bread pudding. A favorite place to eat, special occasion or not.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Warm, homey, rustic feel! Lots of animal heads on the walls. We went to dinner here and liked it. We both wanted a steak and got a good one (not the best though). Black Hat sort of felt like more of a local steak place which was nice and comforting but the food wasn't outstanding. It was a good dinner. Not sure I would go again if I was in the area visiting though. We did however have great service which was refreshing.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Second time we've gone there for our anniversary and plan to again next year. Great food, nice setting, great wait staff, reasonable price!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent food although steaks were under cooked, service was very slow.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Great dining experience. Steak and sides were cooked perfectly. The atmosphere of this restaurant is always wonderful.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Oh man, we're not even "steak people" and we absolutely loved our dinner from The Black Hat Cattle Company. It was absolutely delicious, fairly priced and really close to our cabin for the weekend. We had dinner at Shanahan's a few weeks ago and BHCC blew that dinner out of the water. The only thing you might miss at BHCC is the swanky atmosphere of other steakhouses. We will definitely be going back!

Tags: Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 4, 2017

Always a great experience when eating out here. Ate here and then went down the road to a concert at Red Rocks, made it a marvelous evening with friends!

Tags: Seasonal, Comfort Food, Healthy, Romantic, Fun, Paleo Friendly, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 27, 2017

We have been here several times and it was always excellent historically; however, this visit, comparatively speaking, was mediocre at best: 6 oz. filets were surely smaller than 6 oz. and undercooked (tough) to rare rather than medium-rare, side dishes were sparse and so-so, service was OK but not truly attentive, most side dishes and escargot were way too garlicky for our tastes, and prices were very steep for the value we received during this visit. Overall it was a disappointing experience, so it will be awhile before we give the BHCC another chance.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on September 15, 2017

We celebrate our 32 wedding anniversary with my sister and my best man from Florida. The food was great.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Really enjoyed the Seafood and NY Strip Early Bird Specials and they got my special drink order correct. The service was excellent in a very nice atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Casual, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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·Dined on September 11, 2017

We were referred by our bed and breakfast for dinner. It was a little crazy getting there off of 285 but the food was worth the effort. Service was great food was amazing and the whole experience was a 10.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Overall, it was fair but well over priced. Nothing special. Our favorite part was the wedge salad. Our biggest disappointment was that through open table we only had a choice of 4:30 pm or 5:00 pm. We assumed it was booked. It was completely empty at 5 pm and I'm guessing they use open table to fill their early time slots. Would've have enjoyed a 6 pm or later time. We also tasted and sent back a bottle of wine, much to their displeasure. We bought a more expensive bottle in the end but you would've thought we were robbing them by the way the manager came over to rectify the problem. They knew nothing about wine.

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Good steaks, but quite under-seasoned. Service was good and friendly, and it is an interesting location with local charm. The prices were as high as you would find in Downtown Denver, but the quality of the food preparation was lacking. For the price, I expected much more.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Cozy, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Casual
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·Dined on September 8, 2017

We have dined at Black Hat before, but never for earlier dining. I have always ordered different steaks before , but this time I order a New York Strip and never have I had so much gristle and fat in a piece of meat in a restaurant of this type. Very disappointing.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The steaks may have been the best part of the meal, but I have to compliment our waitress, who greatly added to the memorable experience: enthusiastic and sincere, attentive but did not hover. Thank you, Black Hat Cattle Co., for a great evening.

Tags: Fun, Authentic, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Cozy, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Outstanding food and service. Kellie was on top of everything for us and gave great recommendations. Our drinks never went dry and the steaks were outstanding. We will definitely be going back.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Denver)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Fantastic as always. I had the 6 oz filet, vegetable medley, and onion rings. The red wine special was delicious. For dessert we split the cheesecake. I wish I was having it again right now. We have never been disappointed at this restaurant. It is the best place for steaks anywhere near Evergreen.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Casual
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·Dined on August 21, 2017

Interesting decor (western), food was very good, but prices were too high.

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Laurie was an excellent server. Food was well prepared. Just a little pricey, but overall a very nice experience.

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Wonderful as always. I love to dine at the Black Hat and take friends and family when possible.
Dave Rodriquez is a marvelous host and the wait staff exceptional.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Casual, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Terrific as usual, our favorite steak house. Service and food on point. It's our anniversary spot!

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·Dined on August 14, 2017

Dave Rodriguez and Co. run a remarkable, unforgettable restaurant. We recommend it as better than The Fort. It would be helpful if there was a vegan (no meat, no dairy) option on the menu for families/groups who have a vegan member. The decor is first-class; lots of thought and some significant investment has gone into the selection of decor items--art, art prints, sculpture, western-themed items. Always wonderful to have Dave greeting customers--so few restaurants nowadays have that personal touch. Recommend to everyone who wants to eat really good food in a quiet atmosphere, surrounded by reminders of our western environment. Thanks, Dave!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Steaks were good but not great. Champagne was not chilled enough before being served. Ambiance was ok. Service was very good. Friendly place but not what we had hoped for as it was our anniversary dinner.

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