About Shanahan's Steakhouse

Shanahan's is the modern interpretation of the classic steakhouse. From the museum appearance of its exterior to the European lighting design of the interior, the space has art features of glass, steel, stone and granite that provide a timeless ambiance. Comfortable booth banquette seating in our Lounge area is not available to book through the website.



Shanahan's is a steak and seafood restaurant serving U.S.D.A prime aged Midwestern beef with a signature "Bone-In" cut selection that is not available at most steakhouses. Our seafood is all flown in fresh daily to ensure the highest quality and exceptional flavors. All fish are responsibly sourced from sustainable fisheries which mirror our commitment to the environment.

5085 S. Syracuse St.
Denver, CO 80237
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5 P.M. - 10 P.M., Friday - Saturday: 5 P.M. -11 P.M., Sunday: 5 P.M. - 9 P.M.
Lounge and Patio: Monday - Friday: 4 P.M., Saturday - Sunday: 5 P.M.

Cross Street:
Belleview

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(303) 770-7300

Website:
http://www.shanahanssteakhouse.com/

Parking Details:
Shanahan's offers complimentary valet parking and self-parking.

Public Transit:
When coming to Shanahan's on the light rail, you exit the Belleview station, go south 1/2 block to Belleview, then East 1 block.

Executive Chef:
Chase Wilbanks

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Sun 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 5:15PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Fri - Sat 8:30PM - 10:00PM

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Private Dining

Shanahan’s contemporary and comfortable atmosphere is perfect for your special occasion, corporate gathering or wedding rehearsal dinner. Three Private Dining Rooms seat 24 guests each or can be expanded to 48 or 75 guests.

Shanahan's Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.7

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4.6

value

4.1

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Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (149)
Good for a Date (114)
Good for Anniversaries (110)
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Romantic (90)
Notable Wine List (83)
Business Meals (81)
Good for Birthdays (73)
Vibrant Bar Scene (48)
Bar Seating (47)
Hot Spot (47)
Good for Groups (44)
Worth the Drive (44)
People Watching (37)
Fit for Foodies (36)
Handcrafted Cocktails (36)
Happy Hour (32)
Great for Outdoor Dining (32)
Creative Cuisine (30)
Quiet Conversation (30)
Fun (29)
Casual (22)
Cozy (17)
Authentic (16)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Tasting Menu (13)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Live Music (9)
Late-night Find (8)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Live Sports (6)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Scenic View (6)
Healthy (6)
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Kid-friendly (4)
Disabled Access (4)
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Sunday Lunch (4)
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 19 hours ago

I usually don’t eat steak out at a restaurant, because I prefer how we prepare them at home, and am often disappointed at a restaurant, even the top steakhouses. But given that it was our anniversary, I decided to give the ribeye (cooked “Black and Blue” or “Philadelphia” style) a try. The truth? Best steak I ever had. And my wife’s NY strip is definitely in her top 3, and she orders steak more than I. Besides that, the atmosphere is classy and cool, and the waitstaff is attentive and friendly. What’s not to love?

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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

This is the place I choose to come for special occasions. Always great food, and great service. Each experience is excellent, and not just excellent within Denver, one of my top 5 steakhouses in the country.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Our server was not very attentive and would be looking in some other direction anytime she addressed our table. Food was great, with the exception of the Shanahan’s salad which had no flavor and the bacon, although presented nicely, was completely impractical and had to be eaten separately. For these kinds of prices though, I expected the service to be much better

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

Lovely experience

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Great atmosphere and food. Staff is great.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Steaks very over seasoned! Service was so so for a higher end establishment. Now the bright spot was they have really good and fresh oysters on the half shell

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

The steaks were either over or under cooked. The cake was dry and tasted a week old. The salad didn’t have dressing. Our table wasn’t ready and we had to wait 20 minutes. And the request for a birthday celebration was either forgotten or ignored. Overall there are other steak places with better food for better prices.

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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

We have gone to Shanahan’s a few times for various special occasions. This time it was an Anniversary. When I made the reservation I was asked and told them it was an anniversary dinner. They had the table set and there were rose petals spread about the table. A nice touch. The service was excellent as it always is. The food was prepared with great care and was delicious. We were allowed to take our time and weren’t ever made to feel rushed. We ordered the appetizers and had time to eat them and talk. The entree was delivered hot and fresh and the sides were excellent. Dessert was served along with a beverage, they have a great list of after dinner drinks available. The wine list is extensive so you can pick a nice wine to go with your meal. We will be back to what I think is one of the best Steak houses in the Denver area.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Still a great place for a special dinner, but not quite as good as it was several years ago. The steaks are not as good, and the service is not as attentive.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

Good food and service was excellent!

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·Dined 5 days ago

I got the ribeye steak. Very flavorful, I have to watch my sodium intake so I couldn’t over indulge, very rich flavor in all the foods from the lobster bisque to the desert, carrot cake was good! I enjoyed that:) portions were decent and I’m a big guy, it was nice to have leftovers for another dinner. I would definitely recommend Shanahan’s for a special occasion, I enjoyed having our 10 yr anniversary there! Great place!

Tags: People Watching, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined 6 days ago

Shanahan's is legit! Food is always cooked to perfection and the service is like non-other. Millie in special events and Taylor with seating are the very best!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Outstanding food, service and ambiance!! Chic and tasty. The Spanish Octopus was amazing

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 14, 2017

I took the wife here for our anniversary, and have prior. The food is outstanding (possibly the best steak I have ever had), and they always have something different to try. This time it was the Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts, which were amazing! Everything about the meal was fantastic and I absolutely recommend Shanahan’s.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Incredible from beginning to end. Got a flat tire on the way and called them to see if we can come in a bit later than our reservation and they said absolutely without hesitation. When we finally got there we were seated right away. The bread was incredible but we didn't waste all our appetite on it. French onion soup was amazzzzzzing and the escargot was different but also the best I've ever had. I had the filet and lobster which blew my mind. My dad was visiting from across the country and he's a steak aficionado. He was wildly impressed and said that we will without a doubt return !

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great experience. Everything was perfect. Waiter was so entertaining

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We were sat almost an hour after our reservation time but this was accommodated for.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was very good, and the service was good once we were seated. The problem was we had a 6:45 reservation and did not get seated until almost 7:30. We had hoped to go to a movie after dinner but it ended up being too late.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Francois was a great friendly server and the food was delicious!

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Our service was fantastic as was the food. The only reason I gave this 4 stars instead of 5 was the host staff was very rude. I had requested a booth at the time I made my reservation due to the face that we had a toddler with us, but when we got to the restaurant we were seated at a table. I had to ask the hostess 3 times and then finally my husband asked a manager for a booth when we were finally accommodated. The restaurant was completely empty so it was very frustrating that the girls at the front refused to accommodate our request for seating.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Best meal my wife I have had in a long time. Pricy, but worth it. Service was awesome too. I highly recommend going.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Our server Daniel was awesome.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

It was perfect ..i just they would have acknowledged my boyfriend's birthday like i had asked

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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Outstanding as always! Steaks perfectly cooked, and the Hoison brussel sprouts were to die for.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Food was great; seemed like the server was anxious to get us out of there. There were plenty of open tables around us, but he was asking to take our plates while we were still eating. And not just once - multiple times! We were there having a great conversation and it totally messed up the vibe and the flow on several occasions. It got to be a little ridiculous.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Our server Debbie was not very good. She never came back to our table to check on us .


I had to ask Pet servers for things .

She was not very responsive when I asked her to make changes in the salad ..

Tags: Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Great food and perfect steak! A little loud and kind of too dark. I would definitely go back.

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

My wife and I spent our Anniversary here and everything was perfect.
john

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 6, 2017

We have tried all of the steakhouses, and feel that Shanahan's offers the absolute best steak anywhere. The Sunday evening pre-fixe menu makes a very special meal affordable, and the ambience is excellent.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Love Shanahans - exceptional steak, great service.
Shanahans is my go to special dinner place.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Live Music, Romantic
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Having been to Shanahan's many times I have come to expect good food and good service. I received both in spades. You do pay a fair price for such things but I believe Shanahan's is a step ahead of the many other steak houses in the DTC area of Denver. Well done.

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Had a wonderful anniversary dinner. Summer was awesome waitress. She sprinkled our table with rose petals, and gave us best wishes card signed by management Great steak and pork chop. Both tender and flavorful. Summer also gave us a delightful chocolate cup filled with mousse, cream and berries. Yum!! It was a Great night for us! Thank you Shanahans!!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 4, 2017

It was much better than the last time we were there and back up to its usual levels of food and service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Everything was great except being seated in the bar area...but I should have clarified that with the hostess. I will do so next time.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 3, 2017

We have dined at Shanahan's several times, but this time it was terrible. The noise from the tables close to the booths was so loud you couldn't hear the person on the other side of the table. A sports bar would have been a better choice. The food was not the same as before. The filet was encrusted and it was so strong it was hard to eat. The trout was so salty and the skin was very hard. The baked potato was cold, baked some time ago and was not edible. The service was excellent, the waitress was always checking to ensure you had what you needed. We actually took the filet and fish home and cut up for the dog, minus the crust and skin. The potato, it was left and taken in the table cleanup. This was our last reservation at Shanahan's.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Food was amazing!
too bad we had a reservation for 8pm and they did sit us down until 8:30pm.
30 minutes wait when you make a reservation its way too long!
BTW it's the second time they are late when I make reservation

Tags: Bar Seating
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great !!

Food perfect - service was great.

Steak consistently awesome

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Beautiful evening, wonderful booth, outstanding service from Cole.

While most of the food was excellent, there were a couple items that needed a little more attention to detail. Below is a list of what we had and how it fared.
- Lobster Bisque: Excellent. Sumptuous and velvety - with generous amounts of lobster.
- Escargot: Excellent. Rich and tender in a perfect blend of wine, butter and garlic. Accompanying garlic bread was a bit greasy and under grilled. There was plenty of butter in the snails for dunking - the bread didn't need any extra.
- Roasted Beet Salad: Excellent. Beautiful autumn beets in a well-balanced vinaigrette. Nice palate cleanser.
- Twin Lobster Tails: Very good. The tails just barely missed the mark of excellence due to their preparation. IMHO, tails of this size (approximately 8 oz) need to be steamed instead of broiled. Broiling them left parts of them a bit over cooked.
- Truffled Cheddar Mac ‘n Cheese w/Lobster: Very good. Again, this one missed the mark a bit because some of the macaroni was overcooked and tough. The lobster pieces in it were plentiful but also inconsistent - alternating from tender to tough and stringy.

All in all, this is an excellent restaurant with fantastic service. However, a few of the dishes could use a little rethinking and slightly better execution.

Tags: Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

What a great restaurant. I've been here four or five times, and have always enjoyed myself. Impeccable service, fantastic food, and a good people-watching scene - I've spotted Denver Royalty like John Elway at the high-backs in the bar.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Mix-up to start. Arrived at 7:10 for 7:15 reservation but no table by 7:55. Decided to leave, my wife notified front desk. They apologized, said they had been looking for us. Manager came to table, apologized again, comped our drinks and dessert. There were two messages from Shanny's when we got home. They may have tried to text us at the restaurant but we powered off when we arrived. Bottom line, food was good, people were friendly, will go back.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot
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