Bubba Gump - Denver

3.9
121 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Since 1996, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. has been entertaining guests with a charming down-home style that’s a hit with eaters around the globe. Our menu offers a number of items for the shrimp lover in all of us. Boasting creative seafood dishes inspired straight from the movie Forrest Gump and a fun family atmosphere, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. will have you running to the nearest location you can find!

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 121 people are saying
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vipLBVegas
Las Vegas
14 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience5

Underwhelmed. Food was boring. Service was not what we’re used to with this chain. Won’t be back.

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AndyA
Denver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

THey were short staffed so everything took a while. She forgot to bring out the garlic bread we ordered to come first. But the food and drinks were great.

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lena
Denver
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Fish and chips had odd after taste. Couldn’t get a beer; C02 was broken, ran out of Stella…
Too many options to return to mediocre food.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was friendly, food was great

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Muy bien a pesar de q era un grupo grande el servicio fue bien!!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Servicio rápido me cambiaron la hora de reserva. Menú especio para niños

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vipJordyn
Denver
16 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Good food cooked perfectly. Our server Igor was great!

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Nickie
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience1

Not worth the money. We should have chosen a different place, lesson learned.

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TomM
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at Bubba Gump’s. Seated immediately. Excellent variety on menu. Fast friendly service. Food was good for the price. I will return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food

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LisaP
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Might have been an off night. The restaurant was not busy and yet the food and service was very SLOW.

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LourenaP
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience4

I'm from New Orleans,La. We are a custom to a certain taste and quality that was not present at this establishment. Our waitress was awesome but as for as the food. I'll save my money.

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Neese
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

The food was very mediocre, service not bad, but I would not recommend it. Disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience5

Not enough servers to cover the customers. Barely got refills. Other than that food was great.

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lauriem
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience2

Service was excellent food was overpriced for what u for. Also food quality was not worth the price.

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Anonymous
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience2

The food was terrible. Everything was overcooked. Shrimp were rubber, mahi mahi was dry. Menu used to be great, now it's one page of about 12 entrees that are all basically the same thing for prices that are way too high for what you get.

Service was great. Wait staff were friendly and helpful. Definitely not their fault this restaurant is a shadow of what it used to be.

I will not be returning.

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SandiC
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a Great time. Service was Great as well as the food!

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Dave
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Very crowded and understaffed. Our meal took more than 30 min to arrive, and our server was spread out way too thin.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience1

When we arrived we had to wait over five minutes for host to come greet us. Once seated we waited a bit before a waiter came to our table. We were there to celebrate a 21st birthday. Before making reservation I asked if my daughter would be served alcohol due to Colorado license being vertical for those under 21 and not being allowed to get horizontal one until after actual 21st birthday, I was told yes. However, at the restaurant we were told that they do not accept the vertical ID even if it was her actual 21st birthday. Had that been communicated when I initially asked, we would not have wasted our time driving to Denver or at this location. Despite there not being a lot of people we had a long wait time for our food, which was not all that great and we were not offered additional beverages. Great way to ruin special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Calamari was overcooked and terrible. Made server aware at the end of the meal. Barely eaten. Not compensated in any way

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CathieN
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We arrived at our reservation time and were seated about 10 minutes later. Our table was quiet and the docor was very cute. Each staff person we encountered was friendly and professional. The menu was limited, did not include hardly any items that were gluetin free. The prices were high for basically fried food.

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LorenaD
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service , good food, good ambience.
In general the experience was pretty good

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vipJeffH
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

our server was excellent . very pleased with our service - it was a young gentleman behind the bar that served us upstairs - i will be back

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PJHH
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Across the street from our hotel and it was a cold windy night so the perfect answer was a walk across the street for Shrimp Scampi. It was excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience5

We were visiting out Indiana. The food was warmed up, not fresh, and service was slow. My shrimp was frozen and absolutely disgusting.

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JlynD
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you want great seafood dishes with amazing flavor and a fun atmosphere, then this is where you want to eat. It’s perfect for a couple or large group. I highly recommend.

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CenythiaG
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

food moist and juicy, memorable, waiter very personable, considerate, attentive,
ambiance educating, inviting tables clean, floors not so clean, could use attention, food portions generous, cocktails delicious

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Service was very slow but the waiter explained the problem to be lack of employees.

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Corky
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful!! Would stop there next time I am in Denver!!

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Robyn
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We made reservations for a group of 11 including a high chair and a wheelchair space. We have never been treated this well anywhere else..literally. They gave us our own “room.” They made specific space for the wheelchair to be able to turn around in. The waitress was knowledgeable of the menu and all options. She was attentive but not overbearing. Definitely a positive experience.

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Tasnoova
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The server was extremely nice! Portions were pretty good. The clam chowder was one of the best! Our favorite was Bourbon St Mahi Mahi and grilled shrimp combo! The music was a little loud for us. The server gave my son a fruit bowl when we told her he could not eat gelatin (jello) that came with the kid’s meal. Overall, it was a great experience.

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PorschaS
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

The greeter was rude. She informed us of the long wait and stated that they were starting to take their reservations and dismissed us. So I made a reservation, low and behold there were tables open right away. I showed her my reservation, she looked irritated and said "you will still have to wait, I need to close reservations" I didn't mind waiting 10 minutes or so versus the 45 minute wait she claimed initially. Our server was AMAZING. I unfortunately do not remember her name. She was the only good from this visit. The food was dry like it had been sitting under the heat lamp for a while. I will not be back. The alcohol was weak. Not the experience I expected.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Server did a great job balancing tables and keeping track of everyone. No Bubba trivia questions but that was OK.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food1service5ambience5

I’m sad to say the food is not good. The place and staff are great. I think they serve frozen shrimp dipped in grease.

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MarkL
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Lot's of fun. Way too loud (the music). Overpriced. The menu used to be much bigger (where's my 'Boat Trash' entree?) I'd go back, however.

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NealJ
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Great food. Servings were generous.

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NikkyS
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great experience, my Husband loved the coconut shrimp. We can not wait to go back.

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JillE
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall4food2service4ambience5

They were out of onion rings and it came with at least half the mean with the group that we had. They only told half the table. They did not substitute with anything and still charged full price. Staff was very nice and had a great time with our group, but the food was disappointing. I hope it was just an off day for the restaurant

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stevieray
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food quality and quantity were great for the price. Fast service and great eating environment. I suggest the fish and chips or forest gump feast!

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LindaB
Seattle
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food was great! It took a while to be seated even though the restaurant was basically empty. Not sure if they were just really short staffed or what but it felt a bit like a ghost town in there. Hopefully they’ll be able to fully recover post Covid soon because the coconut shrimp was divine!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Bubba Gump - Denver using the Order Online button. Bubba Gump - Denver also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Bubba Gump - Denver also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (303) 623-4867.

Bubba Gump - Denver is rated 3.9 stars by 121 OpenTable diners.

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.