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Sunday, June 17, 2018
Excellent food as always. Unfortunately our waiter was not attentive, didn't explain the menu, etc. This is the first time I've had poor service at Departure.
Wait staff very personable and friendly. Some dishes were great and others average or little better than average.
Great food and service. Top notch drinks as well
Have had excellent dining experiences at the PDX location but this location's food wasn't up to par with PDX's. Chicken wings were OK, Beef Chow Fun was good, scallops were great but portion was very small, brussel sprouts, Thai Fried Rice , Grilled Tiger Prawns & Short Rib Buns were pretty good. Bibimbap was so spicy it was inedible, even for two members of our party of 4 who love hot & spicy items. It'll be a while before we return as there are many great Asian restaurants in Denver.
Food and service was amazing ! From the valet to the servers top notch service
Creative dishes that are unique and delicious! We enjoyed trying new cuisine. Easy valet parking too!
Only tried this place because it was on the Denver Passbook. Would not go for a full-priced meal. Octopus appetizer was good but VERY small portion for $15. Bibimbap was delicious. Ramen was not good - broth had a weird taste/smell and it contained extremely vinegary mushrooms. Trying too hard to be fancy for a simple dish. My girlfriend couldn't eat any of it because of the smell of the broth.
$400 meal with fruit flys flying around our meal. Won’t be going back.
Celebrating a bride to be! Departure was a perfect spot! Our waitress was fabulous. The food was amazing. The ambiance was fun. Perfect spot for our group!
Even though I feel like we got shorted on our martinis, the meal was nuclear. Great food, can't say enough about the crispy pork belly and the Colorado Bass. Right in the heart of happening Cherry Creek, great people watching - the wanna-be's and the for-reals.
great food and service will definitely be coming back
My wife and I enjoyed a fantastic meal at Departure. The sushi was top notch, and our entrees, including the bibimbap, were delicious. The wing appetizer is one of the best I have every had! Nice ambiance and atmosphere as well. Would definitely recommend for dates.
Great food and service! We shared a number of dishes, sushi rolls, ribs, tiger prawns, whole bass, korean chicken. All delicious.
Absolute banger of of a date spot, and can’t wait to come back!
Nice that able to sit in lounge for drinks/appetizers when arrived early for our reservation. Excellent friendly helpful service—helpful with details of menu. Good variety for non-red meat eaters. Delicious food. Extremely attentive water refillers—a bit too much actually— no need to refill someone’s water after they’ve taken only one sip.
I love Departure. I have been several times and it never fails to impress. The menu changes somewhat frequently and has really great variety. My absolute favorite is the bibimbap. It's ridiculously good with tiny pieces of kobe beef, a freshly stirred egg into this sizzling dish brought table side, with just the right amount of heat. So glad to see it back on the menu.
This used to be one of favorite Asian restaurants in Denver BUT the menu has been contracted significantly. Thankfully the skewers have been removed from the menu, I never really cared for those but the amazing Thai duck curry is also gone which is sad. The menu is just too limited now without the pops of flavor that I used to enjoy.
We tried multiple things from the menu and found each one outstanding. Especially loved the root vegetable sushi, warm carrot salad, Brussels sprout side and black soy bean edemame sprinkled with a yummy salt from Oregon. Can’t wait to share the experience with other friends.
Fantastic brunch experience.
Great! Highly recommend!
Lovely restaurant in the heart of Cherry Creek shopping district. Food was Asian with a bit American flair. Delicious. Service was very good. Very cute decor in restaurant and lobby of boutique hotel there. Will go back.
Food was superb, everything we had from the sushi rolls, short rib buns, ramen, tuna poke, pork belly and Bibimbap. Our kids thought the sushi rolls were the best they have ever had. Ramen had lots of pork and 2 shrimp cakes for a fair price. Bibimbap was enough for 2 people. We were really surprised by how great the food was. Server was friendly and attentive.
The pancakes were very burnt but serve them to us anyway. Portions were small it best I left a bit hungry. I’ve been here many times for dinner I will stick to that brunch was not as good at all
For the money we spent probably not a place I would return to. With that said everything was tasty, the service was awesome. It’s just one of those one time experience kind of restaurants, not something I’m craving .. Actually came home hungry!
We were ignored at first but Our new waiter Alex when they realized our waitress was MIA gave us phenomenal service.
Probably one of the best meals I’ve ever had. Do the Chefs Tasting Menu if you get the chance. Great way to try a little of everything and some not on he menu. Do wish the servers would speak up when presenting the food.
Having "discovered" Departure during restaurant week, we returned with out of town visitors and explored many other options. The food preparation and presentative is creative and super. The staff knows the menu quite well and can answer any question. This is truly one of Denver's bright spots in the emerging dining scene.
Went for brunch and the food was great!! They have fun dishes and everything was reasonably priced...except for the coffee! They charge $6 per cup which is a little ridiculous. We barely drank the coffee (because it's also not very good- very bitter) and we had to pay $18 for that part. That was more expensive than each one of our entrees!! Crazy-- dont get the coffeee!!
This was our first time at Departure. Went for an anniversary dinner. Absolutely loved the Tuna starter! Best we've ever had! Enjoyed the rest of the meal too but the lime brussel spouts were too tangy for our taste. Will be adding Departure to our "go-to" list of top stops.
Service was terrific and food was yummy. Only wish it wasn’t so loud or that we sat at a round table. We were yelling at each other all night. Would definitely go back.
It was over what we expected!
Ambiance, music, service, food, everything was really Nice!
Na it was great
The whole fish was amazing. The server did bus the plate before we were done tearing it apart. Ordered a second round of brussels sprouts because they were magical. Would love the recipe. Bathroom access was confusing after a bottle of wine. Great job
One of the best restaurants I’ve eaten at in years (and I’m picky).
Great food! The atmosphere is fun and energetic but not overall crowded.
First time we had come to Departure foe brunch and had a wonderful experience. Food menu was extensive and the food was fantastic. Our wait staff was very attentive and extremely friendly. We make the hour and a half trip every few weeks for dinner and now will be adding brunch to our experiences. We will always recommend Departure- both Denver and Portland
We went in for brunch. The place was empty. I saw one table of people in the fun booth in the bar area and asked for a booth. We were given one in the back away from the more active part of the restaurant. I'm sure it was because we had our kids with us. We waited at least 10 minutes before we were even greeted by our server who had walked by twice. She took our drink order. Then after she left another server asked for our drink order. It took probably another 15 minutes for drinks (all which were easy) and our server then took our entire food order. Before out drinks even got there an appetizer showed up! It was off. Everything was off!!!!
It was not busy. I counted and there were only 4 tables total seated while there. Most of the time only 3.
My food was salty. My husbands burger was not cooked through. Due to how they marinade the meat, you couldn't tell until you bit into the raw burger center. Never was offered another drink.
In Denver there are a million restaurants to choose from. Departure probably is still great for night time. For brunch. NO. And I have told everyone I know about our experience and most of them agreed. So I was glad to know it wasn't only us.
We go out every weekend. We had such high hopes given this is in our neighborhood.
Save your money for brunch. HOpefully management figures out they need to get staff that is friendly, organized, and wants to work.
Food was great. Server couldn’t have cared less
Went here for Denver restaurant week, while we did not order off the special menu, we loved everything. The chicken and shrimp spring rolls were to die for. I don't usually love sushi but the crunchy tuna roll was absolutely delicious. Finished it off with the miso ramen, which I would also recommend. Overall, we LOVED all of it and will definitely be back!