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Second Home Kitchen & Bar

4.1
1089 reviews
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$30 and under
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Comfort Food
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

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Rebranded as Social Fare: https://www.opentable.com/r/social-fare-denver
Dining Style
Home Style
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Cuisines
Comfort Food, American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: M-F 6:30am-11am, Brunch: Sat, Sun 7am-2pm. Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am-2pm. Dinner: Sun-Thurs 5-10pm, Fri & Sat 5-11pm. Social Hour: M-F 4pm-6pm
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Phone number
(303) 253-3000
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Denis Zvekic
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Private party facilities
Book your next event with us! Private area, semi-private area, bar and patio available for reservations.
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Private party contact
Kelly Nelson: (303) 253-3029
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
1st and Clayton Lane
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Parking details
Hotel Valet is complimentary up to three hours with dining purchase - Available Everyday - arrive in front of JW Marriott Denver Hotel entrance.
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Special events & promotions
Join us on Saturdays from 10:00am-2:00pm for brunch. We offer a traditional a la carte brunch menu with your all your favorite dishes done only as Second Home can do them! House Made Cinnamon Roll and Challah French Toast any one? Our "Do it Yourself" bloody mary bar the bottomless mimosas and outdoor dining on the patio make Second Home a perfect spot to sit and enjoy a lazy Saturday afternoon.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.1based on all time ratings
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food
4.0
service
4.1
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3.8
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Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Meals were a dissadointment, griselly chicken in the soup

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3.0Dined on November 24, 2017

I was excited to go here after hearing about its brunch for years. It was busy but not packed, but the service was terrible. They forgot all of one order and part of mine. It was nearly impossible to get coffee ... or refills once we finally got it. At the end of our meal, they brought us another person’s order. Disappointing experience ...

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3.0Dined on November 18, 2017

This is based on a Saturday brunch. The food, taste, presentation and value-for-money is very good especially given the type of hotel. Beverages a bit less of a value but fine. Service started great but with a station all over the restaurant and running with full covers, it became much less so. No manager was ever present and the hostess seemed to not really understand how to seat people for the size of the party against others waiting. Specifically, an open 2-top where we should have been brought was going to remain open while we were put at another table but beside a large open area where other tables could be brought for a waiting party of 5. I, as guest, shouldn't have to suggest that especially in such a place. But this is also a restaurant that kept an outdated menu posted for months (yes, plural) and despite having walked one night when it wasn't offered any longer. In other words, it's good but should be a lot, a lot, better.

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3.0Dined on November 12, 2017

The Bloody Mary bar is a nice touch. The menu is limited for Sunday Brunch - particularly if you don't eat bacon or ham. It is a nice option, for something different. It can be pretty noisy, so not a good bet for somewhere you want to have an actual conversation. Overall, the food is good and the service is fast/friendly. The pricing is Marriott restaurant pricing, so don't be surprised if you leave for around $80 for two people (with tip) and don't feel like you had much for the money.

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4.0Dined on November 12, 2017

Brought my dad here for his birthday and there was a group of 6 of us. If you were sitting on one side of the table it was very hard to hear the other side of the table. Appeared to be a great spot to bring kids for brunch on Sunday mornings. Tried the doughnut holes as an appetizer and they were very light and flavorful!

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4.0Dined on October 19, 2017

The service was fantastic however the food was not great. The pot pie was too thick and gloppy. the lasagna, bland. I would not ever recommend the lemon poppy seed cake which was more like a strange biscotti. I wanted to really like it but it was not to be.

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3.0Dined on October 14, 2017

The atmosphere is very pleasant. Unfortunately, the food was underwhelming. The smoked prime rib was lukewarm at best and definitely not worth the rather pricey cost ($32). Others in our party were also not impressed with the meatloaf, while the burgers did make a more favorable impression. It seems like a better place to have drinks than a meal. Too many great places in Denver to eat for this to merit anything more than a very pedestrian rating.

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3.0Dined on October 11, 2017

Very slow service - they forgot to cook our food

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5.0Dined on October 8, 2017

Best rancheros I've ever had! Waiter was outstanding. Highly recommend

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3.0Dined on October 3, 2017

Have been here many times, but this was a new experience -- waiter ruined the evening. He was intrusive and inattentive, forgetting utensil replacement, interrupting us, slow to respond to requests, not good at meal timing, and seemed to have a whole "schtick" that put all the focus in him, not on the meal. So slow w entrees, we had to ask at the counter. Food okay, and still a nice venue, but some outstanding menu items have been removed (chicken and waffles). Overall this was my worst experience by far at this restaurant and the only visit I would rate as a Fail, after many previously successful business and personal dining experiences here.

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4.0Dined on September 30, 2017

This is based on Saturday brunch where a standard thing would be coffee refills. Had to flag down the server for it the first time. Entrees are very good and priced in-line with competing places around town. So for a very upscale hotel, this becomes a good deal though parking is always a challenge in the area. But certainly for Cherry Creek North, it's a good place for brunch.

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2.0Dined on September 20, 2017

Very disappointing.

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3.0Dined on September 17, 2017

Within a hotel which was slightly weird. Food took a very long time, but when it came was delicious. Very chaotic atmosphere with tons of unruly kiddos running around and screaming- was hard to hear my husband from across the table. Kindly, they took some things off the check due to the long wait. I don't think we'd go back, unfortunately.

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5.0Dined on September 16, 2017

Always fun for breakfast; quality food and great for a hotel restaurant. Love the donut holes!

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4.0Dined on September 15, 2017

Have been here many times in past. We did appetizers and shared, some good, some not so good. Think maybe they need to rethink their menu.

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4.0Dined on September 15, 2017

Rated service a 3 because it took longer than expected (at least 30 minutes) to get our entree and it wasn't even busy

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4.0Dined on September 4, 2017

We went for brunch on Labor Day - very busy, but excellent service, bottomless mimosas that you can switch flavor a with every glass, and the food was crazy delicious! Our server Ian was amazing and it was his birthday, but he was just wonderful!! He made great suggestions (the donut holes are crunchy and perfect with the berry sauce) and an absolutely delicious alternative when they ran out of an ingredient in my dish.

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5.0Dined on September 3, 2017

This place was recommended to me as I had family staying in Cherry Creek. it did not disappoint. Great menu that will accommodate brunch eaters who want breakfast or lunch as was the case with my crowd. We had the Blueberry challah French toast, and the Biscuits and Gravy. Both were outstanding. I hear the chicken and waffles is also great. Fantastic and friendly service. Make sure you make a reservation!

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3.0Dined on August 22, 2017

Chicken was dry and tuna tartare didn't taste fresh

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2017

SO GOOD! Everything we ordered was divine (from cocktails to desserts). Pastry Chef Kendall Matthews is a culinary genius and her ice cream sandwich creations (as well as the 4 menu desserts we tried) were unforgettable.

Menu ranged from a light, impeccable halibut to a savory wild mushroom pizza and everything was delicious. Service was outstanding and food was prepared so quickly! Grapefruit and pear cocktails were worth a happy hour stop in themselves.

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3.0Dined on August 12, 2017

We have been long time fans of Second Home but I think they might be getting a little sloppy. We were there for brunch at a 1:30 reservation so we were cutting it close, but eggs were not prepared as ordered, no bottomless Mimosa's and we were rushed to place our order. Because they were preparing for the dinner crowd our server would disappear for long stretches- all in all it was just an OK experience. So many great choices in Cherry Creek...they need to stay on top of their game to make it.

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5.0Dined on August 8, 2017

The Mile High Meatloaf was fantastic! Will definitely be my go to meal.

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5.0Dined on August 1, 2017

Great service, food and overall experience!

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2017

Highly recommend the bottomless mimosas - the pineapple and grapefruit flavors!

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5.0Dined on July 24, 2017

Outstanding Dinner! Ian did a great job taking care of us.. The food was delicious >. And the Matzo Ball soup .. Yummy!

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2017

The food is always amazing and we love our favorite server Lindsey!

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4.0Dined on July 20, 2017

Great patio! Diverse menu with something for everyone. Enjoyed the meatloaf! Bar can get a bit loud but dining room allowed for nice conversation.

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3.0Dined on July 18, 2017

The food was ok but the service was bad. It was breakfast. Ordered some pie-after 15 minutes and having to find the waitress, she brought it in a to go bag.

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2017

The ahi tuna appetizer was superb. Salmon was excellent and the fresh fish catch of the day (cod) was really a wonderful dish. We will be back.

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2017

Our server was FANTASTIC! We were celebrating our recent engagement and we were treated with champagne and dessert. Both were fantastic- we highly recommend the caramel apple pie. All of our waitresses suggestions on cocktails, appetizers and entrees were spot on. We will definitely be back again.

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2017

We went out to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday. Our waiter was extremely helpful and considerate. The appetizer we ordered took longer than expected and the food my boyfriend originally ordered would take longer to thaw due to how busy they were, so he comped the appetizer and let us choose a desert item free of charge. The dessert was absolutely delicious. Our appetizer and entrees were also very flavorful and cooked perfectly. I would recommend this place!

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5.0Dined on June 27, 2017

I've been here twice and both times the service was amazing - probably the best in Denver, which is a huge compliment.

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1.0Dined on June 25, 2017

This place continues to disappoint and today was the last straw. We had to walk out after waiting for 15 minutes without being greeted by a server. We got up twice to ask for menus and service and no one did anything for us. What a joke. I would never recommend this place to anyone.

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1.0Dined on June 25, 2017

After waiting 7 minutes to get served, our server took our food and drink orders. After 15 more minutes when I caught him walking by, I asked about my donut appetizer. This led to him blasting me for several minutes and I had no idea how a restaurant worked, etc. All the time, I am looking at 9 DIRTY and uncleaned tables. I will NEVER be lectured by someone whose main job is to serve me fresh hot food in a timely manner about the restaurant industry. I had to endure his attitude for the rest of the dinner. THE SERVICE IN THE RESTAURANT IS THE WORST THAT I HAVE EVER RECEIVED. I WILL NEVER GO BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My wife spoke to the manager afterwards and he did absolutely nothing except ask us what we wanted. It is not our job to solve his employee issues, or fix his bad customer service. He should come up with the solution. Obviously by his wait staff's attitude and the filthiness of his restaurant, he cannot solve any problems either.

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1.0Dined on June 18, 2017

I had high hopes for Second Home Kitchen & Bar. I took my kids and husband to celebrate Father's Day for the Sunday "Pajama Brunch" and received very, very poor service and mediocre food.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

Fantastic kid friend brunch that takes reservations!! The carnitas hash was amazing! Will definitely do this brunch again.

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4.0Dined on June 11, 2017

Had Sunday pajama brunch with our 4 year old. He loved the kids' room with movie, sleeping bags, and cereal bar. Lots of other families made it low stress when he or our infant made more noise than we'd have liked. Service was slow overall despite what seemed to be good staffing. The front greeting desk was without a greeter each time I walked by. The food was excellent and at least a little varied from typical brunch. Overall, a good time--if they can improve the service aspects, this'll easily be a 5 star family brunch spot.

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2.0Dined on June 10, 2017

Our server was god awful, but others were really nice and helpful.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2017

Food and service was fantastic! Menu had great options for the price.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2017

Great brunch and easy to get a table. Sat on the patio, such a great atmosphere.

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