The Family Jones Spirit House

4.8
320 Reviews
$30 and under
Distillery
The Family Jones Spirit House is a distillery and tasting room featuring crafted spirits and bites. It emphasizes the relationship between distiller, chef, bartender and guest, with a focus on hospitality that makes it a gathering place where all feel at home. Nestled in the space at 3245 Osage St., The Family Jones Distillery occupies the former Mancinellis Market building two doors from Root Down. Designed and built by tres birds workshop, the space pairs industrial elements with rich wood details. The roof was lifted to add a second-floor mezzanine where distillery operations are now perched above a sunken, curvilinear, concrete bar. Guests enter the space through a large, square, wooden door made from reclaimed, on-site materials. Inside, they are met with low-slung seating, deep blue booths and soft lighting. Two-story wooden louvers flank the Osage Street glass facade, offering passive temperature and lighting control, while drawing attention to the well-lit copper still.

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
  • Contactless payment available
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
What 320 people are saying
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Lance
Denver
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience5

The restaurant itself was gorgeous and a true local gem, the drinks were also on point and clearly the specialty, but food was pretty limited if you’re expecting an actual meal and the wait staff wasn’t terribly friendly or attentive considering the limited number of customers seated, that said I’d still recommend it for the physical beauty of the location and how good the drinks were. Keep in mind parking in this entire neighborhood is atrocious so plan accordingly

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BenMo
Denver
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent cocktails in a nice environment. Service was great and location makes it an easy place to stop.

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BenL
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful atmosphere! Great drinks! Nice cheese board! Loved it!

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BryanP
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cheese plate is worth it. Drinks are delicious. Vibes are there. And service is thoughtful and friendly.

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Larry
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super fun evening and the usual friendly interaction and excellent service from everyone at FJ! Jake’s service was top notch and the cocktails and food were excellent- highly recommended and long overdue visit- Thanks!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience5

I’ve never left a review before but our waiter was SO RUDE. He mumbled under his breath about us and took almost 30 min to deliver drinks (then was extremely eager to have us leave exactly at 90 min limit). I would love for this review to get back to the restaurant directly so they can address with the staff. A $20 cocktail should come without the attitude.

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StaceyR
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside - drinks are creative and delicious. Little snacks are yummy for a light bite and easy going night.

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CassidyS
Denver
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great drinks, fun vibe and really nice servers! I definitely would recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall3food1service2ambience5

Didn’t realize they don’t have food

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LaurenE
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great environment and fantastic cocktails!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
41 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We say outside in our own little bird cage shaped greenhouse. Drinks were great. Not to many food offerings but good.

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MattD
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Solid charcuterie boards and really fun doing the whisky flight tasting. Great cocktails - - single barrel old fashioned on point.

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Mike
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This was my second visit to the same table in as many weeks this month. One to celebrate a friend, another to celebrate my spouse. There’s a wonderful balance of intimacy and social edginess to the Jones Spirit House that makes for a wonderful experience. The Highlands is a must-have and the TRVE Manhattan is a wonderful take on the classic. If you’re looking to get straight to the point, the 2nd Divorce Martini will get you there very quickly! Keep up the great work and I can’t wait to see you all again. Cheers!

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Pete
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, drinks and service every time. Thanks Family Jones!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My bestie and I had the best ladies HH at Family Jones. The cutest cocktails and the bites were a perfect pairing. 10/10 would recommend!

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vipJamiemac
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The drinks are always very good here. You have to be careful because you can't always taste the spirits in the drinks. Highly recommended.

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KristenK
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! One of my favorite cocktail spots in Denver.

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ALMDen
Denver
28 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We went out for two birthdays and had a really excellent time. The lounge was not crowded and the noise level was just right. The lounge here is so beautiful and the staff was very friendly and brought our beverages quickly. We would definitely enjoy coming back for another round!

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vipluv2dine
Denver
111 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent from start to finish! The food, cheese tray, and drinks were top-notch to include the service and ambiance! Looking forward to coming back again!

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vipWolverine
Denver
11 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Per usual, drinks were spot on and food was delicious. Look forward to them returning to more food options.

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OpenTable Diner
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful time with some friends from out of town.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Seated at one of the igloos outside, which were very warm. Drinks were really tasty too

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Colleen was great! Along with everyone else!

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vipChrisR
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best spot in town!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Honestly I couldn’t be more pleased that we chose to try this place out. Super freaking cool place! Loved the drinks and the bites and the service was amazing.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Went for drinks and got some charcuterie. Always love coming here the vibe is awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Having been here before (pre-covid) we expected dinner entree items. There were none. They are only offering a very small appetizer menu and no hot food items at all. I should have checked the website menu beforehand so part of the blame falls on me. The charcuterie boards were just ok. If you’re just coming for drinks, it’s totally worth it as they’re all amazing. When booking on Open Table there is nothing stating you could be outside in a glass dome with a tiny heater so you MUST specify you want to be inside the actual restaurant. We were bummed at the lack of food options and having to sit outdoors as this was a special birthday dinner (which I specified on the reservation) but Jake, our server, was amazing and really made it all worthwhile in the end!! We will come back when they have more than a cheese board and trail mix.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Limited food options

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vipESK1023
Denver
14 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After about a year away from here, our date nights returned to The Family Jones! We had a nice cozy corner table (it even started to snow!). The drinks were to die for and we ordered a cheese plate to snack on. We were enjoying our time so much we wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy more but completely understand the strict time constraints. Looking forward to our next experience at TFJ

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StephanieK
Denver
18 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good cocktails with a small yet tasty menu of small bites. Service was prompt yet not over bearing. The one thing I would have liked to know is that to reserve an outside “greenhouse” you have to add that to the comments of your OpenTable reservation.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and drinks!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Drinks came out slow since only 1 bartender

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EmmaC
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Phillip was an awesome host and all over distillery connoisseur! We traveled here from out of town and got a flight of 8. Ranging from whiskey to burbon to rum and gin! We also got the carnivore plate which was pretty good. Those homemade crackers were also fire. Shout out to our waiter in training Jake, from State Farm! Special thanks to Philip for taking such great care of us and providing an unforgettable experience! Great date spot and nice ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience5

This USED to be an amazing restaurant with delicious food. Now they only serve drinks and appetizers and dessert. We were not the only ones hugely disappointed that night. People at nearby tables were also expecting dinner! Enjoyed the ambiance and had drinks and apps while we made reservations for actual dinner someplace else later that night.

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JK21
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal whiskey, and small plates. This is a great place to relax talk and enjoy the time with people you care about.

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vipNancyH
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent cocktail and great vibe

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The green houses are perfect for 4. Warm and cozy for birthday drinks!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Even though I called to confirm, our reservation was messed up and we didn’t have a private greenhouse. Then after we were seated they informed us that there was no food available.

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ZoeO
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat in one of the greenhouses, it was such a fun experience! Delicious cocktails!

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nickname22
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

My one complaint was that I had reserved standard seating expecting it to be indoors but when we arrived they put us outside.

FAQs

The Family Jones Spirit House is rated 4.8 stars by 320 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.