The Emporium: An American Brasserie

4.4
568 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Located on Walnut Street in Old Town, The Emporium is easy to get to with plenty of street and garage parking available.

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Offers

  • Happy Hour Tues - Sat 4 - 6 pm

    Multiple dates available

    Wed - Thu 4:00 PM - 8:45 PM, Fri - Sat 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Join us for Happy Hour, every Tuesday - Saturday from 4 - 6 p.m. We're serving tasty treats like Braised Bison Short Rib Nachos and Garlic Parmesan French Fries alongside great deals on well drinks, draft cocktails, local draft beers, a rotating special of domestic cans and more. Food starting at $4, drinks at $3.

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
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 568 people are saying
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Ammmm
Denver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Over-priced for average food. Very small portions, and I don't ever like large size meals, so that might be an bbn issue. Great waiter, location, and facility. Probably won't go back.

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KathrynC
Denver
17 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The mussels and bread plate excellent. The shrimp and grits was odd to say the least. It had some sort of oily hot sauce on the pulled pork and a fried egg. It wound have been okay if the hot sauce wasn’t reminiscent of buffalo wings at a bar. Dessert limited choices and serving a cookie with the pear sorbet would have been a nice touch. Service was really excellent. If only food was as good as service it would have been fine dining but the food just didn’t quite live up to expectations.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded 7 hours ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, Kathryn! We will pass along your feedback and positive comments to our management team.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, drinks and food

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on November 29, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We will pass along your feedback and positive comments to our management team. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipChuckW
Pittsburgh
25 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

First time trying this location.
Service was slow, food was slower. Servers themselves were nice.
Ambiance was nice. Part of a hotel in old town.
Cheeseburger was best of the 4 meals, would get again.
Salmon was ok
Mussels were ok
Meatloaf dinner was just not good at all.
Martini drinks were short pours.
Not likely going back.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share information about your recent visit with us. We are sorry to hear that your experience did not live up to our expectations. We want to sincerely apologize for the slow service you received. All of our drinks are made using exact measurements and we never free pour. I have provided my email privately so you can reach out and we can discuss further.

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LinseyN
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Food was AWFUL. Service was poor, my 5 year old was left without food for the first 2 courses. Vegan option was a website error. Overall....worst Thanksgiving meal I've ever had, and dissapointing for my meat eating teen for whom we planned the meal.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on November 27, 2021

Hello again Linsey, As we have discussed, your refund is on the way but without real time feedback in the restaurant, this will take time to go through our accounting department. The prix fixe menu we offered for Thanksgiving was four courses so for the kids meal it was just the entrée and dessert leaving out the appetizer and salad course, unless the parent specifies, we send the entrées out together. Thank you again for your feedback.

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DrucilleN
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Thanksgiving dinner. Great appetizers. Entree was too much piled on plate. Looked like a piled up mess. Was tasty though. Should learn how to plate food.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on November 29, 2021

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit with us! I will pass along your comments to our management staff. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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MikW
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Visited for Restaurant week and the Chef did an amazing job. The prix fixe menu was delicious with just the right amount of food. The wine pairings were spot on. It was a little noisy, but our party of six was still able to converse.

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JohnT
Omaha
13 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and drinks!

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vipFrankK
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We started at the bar .. which is always a pleasure there. Then we had dinner with friends. It was restaurant week (more busy than usual), nevertheless service with attentive and there was no delay in getting the food out of the kitchen. This is one of our favorite places in Fort Collins to go to.

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RachelJean
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience4

Once seated, our table and chairs had crumbs left over from the previous guests. We ordered coffee and the waitress didn’t come back once to refill. The food was served barely warm and the eggs on the Benedict were barely cooked and very slimy.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on November 12, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to share information about your recent visit with us. We are sorry to hear that your experience did not live up to our expectations. We want to sincerely apologize for the less than satisfactory brunch you had. We would really like to make this right and invite you back to enjoy a meal on us. I have responded privately with my information so we can discuss further and make this right.

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Anon
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Came for our anniversary during restaurant week. Paid $45 each for a 3-course meal. The appetizer and the dessert had more food than the entree. We were left wanting more and our waitress Kim was very kind and offered to bring us a second serving of the entree. It was all very good, but we couldn’t shake the disappointment of such a small portion of an entree on our anniversary.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on November 12, 2021

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review The Emporium. I have passed your comments on to our Chef to make adjustments in the future. I have also responded privately with my information to hopefully invite you back in. Thank you!

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SarahS
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant has a nice mix of healthier food choices (including vegetarian with option to make it pescatarian) but also some less healthy food choices if that's the mood you're in. The portions are nice, the drink options are fun and excellently mixed (cocktails), and the ambience is really chill. The only thing that I would think could improve the restaurant would potentially be more appetizer options but that's a small thing!! Service was great, everyone was lovely. :-) We had a great time!

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RH55
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding meal, service and atmosphere……the food was fantastic

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vipshellseeker
Denver
26 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My bourbon old fashioned was just right. We shared the squash soup which was delicious. Hubby enjoyed the breadboard. Then we shared the salmon dish which included mashed potatoes and Brussels. It was great, salmon cooked perfectly. We will of course keep Emporium on our regular rotation of great Fort Collins restaurants.

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NicoleK
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious! The matcha 44, bread board and pork chop made for the perfect meal. Out of town guests were impressed as well.

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BobM
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Poor ratings due to not being notified that restaurant was closed to staff issue. Ok with decision. Just should’ve been notified. Had guests in town and scrambled to find somewhere to dine.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on October 11, 2021

Hi Bob, We apologize for the short notice of our closure. We did attempt to contact all reservations and leave messages if we couldn't speak to the guest directly. I reached out privately with my information, and hope to see you back soon.

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vipAlic
Denver
20 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food and service, as always!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are in Ft. Collins for our anniversary weekend. This was our first time dining at The Emporium. It was great! We start with the Mussels n’duja. I order the Vegetable Orecchiette with braised beef. My husband order the Boneless Beef Shortrib. Both were delicious!

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on September 28, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner with us. Thank you for choosing The Emporium during your special weekend!

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starsfan86
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was very friendly and attentive. Great atmosphere. Shrimp and grits is a must.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on September 24, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your shrimp and grits. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was really good! My family and I were impressed by the food and the environment is wonderful! Definitely will be back soon

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on September 22, 2021

Thank you for the glowing review! I'm thrilled to read about how wonderful your dining experience was with us. Thanks for choosing Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market Fort Collins and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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kimjbur
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect spot to celebrate an anniversary. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Delicious drinks and food. Will definitely come back.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on September 21, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us! We will pass along your feedback and positive comments to our management team. We hope to see you again soon!

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CamilleD
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Blake, our server, was fantastic. And the food was great.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on September 22, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, Camille! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We will pass along your feedback and positive comments to our management team. We hope to see you again soon!

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blah
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Dinner was just okay. Nothing spectacular like the settings promote. Great atmosphere but food was not seasoned enough or too much. The chef is not paying attention.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on September 7, 2021

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review The Emporium, we appreciate the feedback! I have replied privately with my contact information so you can send me more information about your visit, I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Amanda

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vipRickD
Denver
32 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meatloaf in very pleasant setting. Definitely going back.

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MelindaJ
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

food, cocktails and service were top notch. Looking forward to coming back.

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LuxuryAccomodations
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Knowledgeable waitstaff, present managers, and excellent food options. Highlights for my experience included the arugula salad, muscles mariniere, and the shrimp and grits, though everything I sampled had high points.

It was clean and there was enough room between tables where there isn’t an audible din in the room, but still a general feeling of bustle and activity.

Quite an enjoyable experience and somewhat of a hidden gem!

Thanks for the experience!

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on August 24, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. We will pass along your feedback and positive comments to our management team. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipTina
Central Coast
28 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we had was great! The shrimp and grits had so much flavor, my friends pork chop was amazing. And the service was fantastic as usual.

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vipTraciO
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat while staying at the Elizabeth Hotel however not open much do to staff shortage. Its sad that they cant be open for breakfast or a brunch on a Sunday.
Food is wonderful fresh and great presentation.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Blake is an exceptional server.

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vipJohn
Denver
19 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on July 26, 2021

Thank you for choosing Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market Fort Collins and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Brunch after our daughters wedding. Everything was excellent!

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on September 25, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very pleased to see you enjoyed your experience with us. We promise to continue to earn your high regard on future visits!

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vipVictoria
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience4

I love the food but every time I’ve come here, the staff seems… confused. Weird delays, bad directions, missing items, etc. I hope it’s a covid thing bc I love the ambiance, but I wouldn’t plan an important meal here.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on July 7, 2021

Hi Victoria, Thank you for taking time to review The Emporium and give us your feedback. We are so sorry that the service you received did not live up to your expectations. I take what you have said very seriously and will address with my team. I have reached out privately with my information so we can discuss this further.

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Karen
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food was excellent and the service was great. The cocktails left much to be desired. I presume the bartenders were inexperienced in mixing a variety of traditional cocktails.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on June 28, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, Karen! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your food. We will pass along your feedback and positive comments to our management team. We hope to see you again soon!

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CamiG
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, service was great, our whole experience with The Elizabeth Hotel, The Emporium (dinner, breakfast & drinks!) & The Magic Rat was perfect.

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PamelaB
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Brunch for 4 hit $150 (with three mimosas). Food was good but short of amazing as nothing was particularly unique, especially for the cost. Service was attentive. If location wasn’t in the upscale Elizabeth Hotel, this would disappoint. I won’t rush back but all-in-all was a pleasant experience.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on June 22, 2021

Thank you Pamela for your feedback regarding your recent visit with us! I will pass along your positive remarks and feedback to our staff and management team. Thank you for choosing Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market.

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tbirdy
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

There's no doubt the atmosphere at Emporium significantly increases the positive responses now that FoCo is "on the map". Overall, our experience was good. Our server was friendly, basically competent, but nothing really stands out. I enjoyed my salmon entree, and my husband ordered the steak. His steak was pink at Emporium's idea of medium. My friend had a pasta dish and added chicken. I noticed she had a generous bowl of pasta in broth, but 2 pieces of chicken and barely any vegetables. I'm glad I didn't order that dish; it would have been disappointing. We had a bottle of wine, and a meat appetizer board for a total of 4 people. No desserts or coffee. Our part of the bill was $100. I say, okay...... it was a treat, but honestly; not rushing back.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on May 31, 2021

Good morning, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your thoughts. Notes like this are extremely valuable for us to make the improvements needed for a more positive guest experience. We really do want you to come rushing back. As we reopen and continue to build our teams, we need to be more focused on meeting our guests needs across the board.

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TinaJ
Denver
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Beautiful entry into Elizabeth Hotel and Emporium restaurant is a friendly classy bar. Love the casual, sleek ambiance. Happy hour is delish and reasonable -cocktails, mussels, charcuteries, excellent butternut squash soup ❣️

The Emporium: An American Brasserie
Responded on June 1, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, Tina! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed happy hour with us. We will pass along your feedback and positive comments to our management team. We hope to see you again soon!

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julie
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

We sat outside, but the umbrellas to shade us from the sun were worthless. They don’t tilt or lower and are in the completely wrong spot.

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vipBman
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Beautiful space with a limited, but very flavorful, menu

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vipmamaof2
Denver
45 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, the service was great and the hotel is beautiful! Nice place for Sunday Brunch!

FAQs

The Emporium: An American Brasserie offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (970) 493-0024.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie is rated 4.4 stars by 568 OpenTable diners.

The Emporium: An American Brasserie does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.emporiumftcollins.com/event/giftcardpromo/?utm_source=gift&utm_medium=opentable&utm_campaign=giftcardpromo.

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.