Rhein Haus - Denver

4
459 Reviews
$30 and under
German

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Casual
Great Beer
A Bavarian-inspired restaurant with house made sausages, pretzels, and other authentic eats.

***Kitchen closes at 10PM each night***

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
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 459 people are saying
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GreenerGrad
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

They were very accommodating and were well prepared for our arrival, even when we showed up early. Where we were seated matched our described preference perfectly

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CharlesL
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

It's a German place and they were out of Spätzle and pretzels - really?

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OpenTable Diner
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience3

Neat setup, but wait staff was not responsive; I had go to the bar to order my own beer after 20 minutes because my waitress forgot to put my beer order in.

also I assumed they would play a little bit of German style music instead of linkin park and blink 182.

The bocce ball area looked cool, but we couldn’t play because someone had it reserved. (It sat empty for 45 minutes which was frustrating)

Cool setup, food was amazing, service inexperienced

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Paige
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wide variety of great beers. The Rhein Haus shares a kitchen with Wally's Tavern next door, so it has a pretty diverse menu. Highly recommend the Fish Fry Basket.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

They did not honor our reservation, said it could be up to a 30 min wait or we could sit in the attached bar where everything is done off of a QR code. We won’t be back.

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WIlber
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall2food3service5ambience1

We were coming into Denver for the day and I had looked for a German restaurant that I could take my family out to lunch at. Their website and menu looked great. We were excited!

When we got there, however, we were informed that the German menu was not available because of a football game! The restaurant shares a wall (and kitchen I guess) with a Wisconsin themed restaurant and only the restaurant next door’s menu was available. There was nothing about this on the website.

Needless to say I was frustrated, my family was frustrated, and we would’ve gotten up and gone somewhere else, but my daughter was hungry and we had already paid for parking. Our waitress was great, the food was decent. They did give us a 20% discount (which we didn’t ask for).

The other big problem was that there was so many huge TVs playing this football game. I didn’t remember seeing any TVs when I was checking out their website. It looked more like a authentic old world style German restaurant. I double checked their website and it seems like they deliberately took pictures of the restaurant where there were no TVs to try to make it look more authentic. It’s more of a sports bar than and a German restaurant.

2 Stars overall. I would give it one, but our waitress really did try her best in spite of being dealt a bad hand by poor management.

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MicheleA
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It wasn’t genuine authentic German food. It was just OK. Service was marginal. It seems more like a place to drink beer, they did have a lot of draft options.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

The food at Rhein Haus was pretty terrible. The chicken schnitzel sliders are actually a chicken patty and has been breaded, but the chicken that was used wasn’t good. Our sides of German potato salad were missing, one came out very quickly. When the second one came out it was almost a different dish. The first one was probably a spare that has been sitting there for a while as parts of it were burnt and dry. The second potato salad was delicious though. The drinks were good, 2 of our 3 servers were lovely and helpful. But doubt we will go back.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Supposed to be last weekend of Oktoberfest but the focus was on anything but that. Hoping for a fun Oktoberfest kind of a vibe. The food is good but if it weren’t for that and the beautiful surroundings it would’ve just been another stop at a bar with food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Oklahoma City
7 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing atmosphere and great German food some of the best !
Had pork schnitzel and red cabbage and kasespatzel that was delish! Don’t miss it!

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CynthiaE
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Do not come here to eat German food … come only if you want beer, loud noise and sports bar. Highly recommend Helga’s over Rhein Haus!

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margr
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and beverages were very good. Really liked that you offered vegetarian sausage as well as regular. We sat outside on patio so do not know noise level in restaurant.

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GregoryS
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice to find a place with authentic German food, nice ambiance, amd good beers!

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Voiceofreason30
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

I wanted an authentic German tavern experience, I got a loud sports bar with some lackluster German style dishes. Go for good beer selection and Giant Pretzel, stay away from Berliner donuts. If ordering schnitzel, get something with it because it doesn't come with anything.

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JenaL
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

It changed a lot! Service is basically non existent- you have to play on the phone to get everything done. When you ask for help it seems like you are bothering them. Pictures of the food are not accurate to what is served. Sausages were good but that is basically all.

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AaronB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We arrived early and were sat immediately, the staff was AWESOME, service was very attentive and appreciated, Food was very good and my Girlfriend and I will have a Giant pretzel joke for life. Love your restaurant.

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vipsarahp
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

The food was okay. The service was okay. The cleanliness of the restaurant was less than great. For a themed restaurant, we expected it to be much more fun.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience3

Had a fun dinner out. Able to use ordering app so no waiting for the server and check out anytime!

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MichaelR
San Diego
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience4

I can excuse a mistake or two but the server was having a very bad day. Coffee came very lukewarm, then the dessert came (strudle ). It was supposedly freshly baked but I am Austrian. This had been warmed up, was even burnt a bit on the bottom. The server suggested ice cream with it. The ice cream never came. The hot coffee came after we had finished the strudle.

On a side note- a German restaurant should have the menu options presented in German.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service! I absolutely loved the ordering and payment through an app, it was so quick and easy!

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CamiH
Denver
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Fun environment and good food. Service kinda slow and not a good system for signing up to play bocce.

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Meerkat
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food and service were great. The only thing we weren't fond of was the ordering app which, for a group, was a little cumbersome and confusing. The server (Freddie I believe) was wonderful and helped us sort through the checks, but the app really could use some improvements to be a bit more user friendly. Or, the restaurant needs to be a little more hands-on when groups come in and instruct them how to best handle ordering. For 2-4 people on the same check, it works pretty well. Otherwise, everything was wonderful!

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Piper
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Good food but not a huge selection. Shocked at how few German beers they had. No dunkleweiss!?

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PatriciaP
Denver
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

I was disappointed in the food selection and the fact that the 1 German wine on the menu was not available.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You can either order off of the app or with the server. Portions were large and the beer was a decent price.

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SageK
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing German food, great service and ambiance. We love coming here.

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VanessaM
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We REALLY enjoyed our dining experience at Rhein Haus. My husband and I shared a few items, so we could try more thing. He ordered the Pork Schnitzel. The portion was good, but for $20, it should have come with a side dish of fries or spaetzle or something. The Goulash is amazing. Seriously the best I’ve had. The baked pretzel was really good, we loved the cheese sauce. The crispy spaetzle was a little bland(for my taste, but it wasn’t bad) and we loved our beers. The atmosphere was very nice. Definitely a nice evening out in Denver

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EmilyL
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

I was expecting a beer hall since many of the photos came off that way. It's more of a bar and grill that happens to serve German food. The food was good...brats were great. Definitely an Americanized spin on German food. I would recommend it to someone looking for a relaxed vibe, but I would also be sure to point out the atmosphere is definitely more on the bar and grill side than a hofbrau.

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MartinaFranca
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Outstanding, super attentive service made our dinner really great. The food was absolutely satisfying and incredibly filling and the beer and cider choices were abundant. The noise level was deafening, but good if you like that kind of vibe. What sets Rhein Haus apart are the servers: gracious, extremely friendly, accommodating and completely on it in terms of their commitment to service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience4

My reservation for 4 turned out to be a three person table that they had to pull out from the wall… Also they seem to be piloting some online ordering / payment system which I like in theory. However I waited thirty minutes on my first drink and then another 30+ minutes on my second one even after I asked an overworked server about it after 15 mins. The tables around us were having similar issues. Maybe it will get better, but our experience was disastrous.

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience2

We were really sad about how small the selections were and the entrees were mostly pork. It was extremely loud and not conducive to a celebration, it was definitely a bar-like.

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Anonymous
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience1

Loud, must order and pay via app. Pretzel was chewy and had beer taste. Schnitzel was dry and flavorless. Overall, not very authentic and mediocre for overpriced food.

JM
JoannaM
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

OUTSTANDING!! FOOD WAS GREAT. SERVICE WAS GOOD TOO.

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Woodsy0820
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food! Great Service! German Beers were fantastic!

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vipJimmy
Las Vegas
16 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Ok German food. Very loud sports bar atmosphere. Good service. Overall just an average restaurant

KC
KimC
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall the experience was good, just not fantastic. The food was GREAT - although they made a substitution without consulting us. There were several menu items that weren't available on a moderately busy Monday evening. Especially in the dessert area. We had to remember to "add table service" when we wanted something - like getting the appetizer before the meal. The service was fine - just not exceptional. We were celebrating a birthday and even after telling the hostess and waitstaff, not a single person said "happy birthday" so NOT a place to celebrate. We'll return, just with lower expectations next time.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Atmosphere was fun and lively, I can see why customers enjoy the bar. Good Food, Good Service

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

Had brunch on Father’s Day and wow, we thought we could eat all the delicious food we ordered and took half of it home!! We ordered the Hunter’s Breakfast (eggs, brat of your choice, seasoned potatoes, and a yummy pretzel), a single brat (of your choice) on a bun piled high with sour kraut and mustard and a side of frits. All of it was delicious!! We will be going back to sample more of their menu!!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience2

Their digital order/pay interface failed. It grouped our entries into one order, and left my coleslaw off my order because my date didn’t want any on hers. Fail! Was surprised also that there was no jagerschnitzel on the menu.

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JohnW
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

They brought out the appetizer after our entree. The food was okay, not well seasoned. The pork shank was bland and we had to smother it in mustard to get some flavor. The schnitzel is really good along with turnips. Not bad but not really good either. The server was nice

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You can order delivery directly from Rhein Haus - Denver using the Order Online button. Rhein Haus - Denver also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (303) 800-2652.

Rhein Haus - Denver is rated 4 stars by 459 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.

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