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Permanently Closed - Tapas D Jerez

3.9
248 reviews
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$30 and under
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Tapas / Small Plates
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups

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This restaurant is permanently closed.

Tapas D' Jerez is a cozy restaurant that serves Spanish-style tapas. Many dishes are made to be shared, so order a few and split with your friends. This restaurant offers patio seating, plenty of free parking and a brunch buffet.

Try the papas bravas, paealla tapa for two, solomillo de cerdo en salsa de champinones or the pimientos de piquillo a la esponola tapa. Other Tapas D' Jerez specialties include the grilled pork tenderloin with mushroom sauce, cauliflower soup, shrimp and clams in garlic sauce and the Iberico ham with manchego cheese. Can't choose what to order? Get the restaurant tapas sampler, which includes eight different kinds of tapas enough to feed two. Finish your meal with a homemade dessert like the pastel de nueces. Tapas D' Jerez is good for families, small and large groups or just a night out on the town.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Tapas / Small Plates, Spanish
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Hours of operation

Sunday - Thursday: 4pm-9pm
Friday & Saturday: 4pm-10:30pm
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Phone number
(303) 488-0101
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Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Cross street
Between E. Otero Ave. and E. County Line Rd.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
4.0
food
4.0
service
3.8
ambience
3.7
value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipDiane (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on June 30, 2016

Was looking for something different and having never had tapas before, we decided to try. This was a weeknight before a long holiday weekend and the restaurant was semi-busy. There was no delay in getting seated and we took some time pondering the menu, there were lots of choices. The pork loin was delicious as were the lamb chops. I ordered an eggplant tapas with goat cheese, so yummy. The only tapas dish that we were dissatisfied with was the calamari, it was heavily breaded and and deep fried. We ordered a bottle of Spanish wine to accompany our meal and found it quite good. Overall, we enjoyed our meal and would recommend that you give it a try.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on June 22, 2016

Seems like the food was a little expensive for what we got, in my opinion. This was my first ever tapas experience. They were not busy. It's not a place to go if you are in a rush. Enjoy the experience, sip some wine and the food comes in waves. I liked that a lot.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
2.0  Dined on June 3, 2016

Three of us went to this restaurant after our favorite Tapas place closed, in search of a new one but unfortunately the food was simply awful. The service was great, the ambiance nice, but of the items the three of us ordered - we just didn't like anything! And that's hard to do - we'll eat about anything. Not here.

The food was prepared well, it's just the flavors and consistency was just nasty. We were really disappointed!

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LocalFan (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on May 14, 2016

Food seemed to be pre made. You could tell some of the tapas was microwaved. The chicken was tough and had no favor. It tasted like it had sat around for a few days. Most of the food tasted like leftovers. On top of that it was expensive. For example a small portion of fRied potatoes was 7 dollars. I asked for a Sam Adams but they brought me a beer that looked and tasted like a bud light. Humm.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Denver)
1.0  Dined on May 8, 2016

I have been bragging to friends and family for such a long time. We went there for Mother's Day . Not only was I disappointed but also embarrassed as I brought family to the restaurant. The food was terrible, the sangria was not what it used to be and the service was absolutely awful. I will never go back again

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vipOpenTable Diner (Denver)
1.0  Dined on April 22, 2016

Wow, was really disappointed in the food. Having just come back from Spain, I was hoping that the tapas would be as yummy as what we had in Seville and Granda. Unfortunately, they weren't even close :(. Everything seemed cheap quality and possibly even just frozen food reheated. The sangria was mostly juice with very little wine. All of us thought that it was was of the worst restaurant experiences ever, and quite expensive as well. I have never written a negative review but this was really not acceptable. Would not recommend.

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vipHappyDiner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on April 8, 2016

Overall superb food and a great value but the staff and service was beyond exceptional! I will definitely visit again, and likely often. Very unexpected given the somewhat odd location and exterior appearance.

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vipPPJ11 (Denver)
4.0  Dined on March 20, 2016

The food is fantastic and unique. The service is great. The restaurant itself is pretty inside. Only complaint I have is the TV's were on the entire time we ate dinner. I am looking for places these days that do not have the TV on while we eat. It hasn't been on other times we ate there. I hope it's not if we choose to return. I would expect this at a "pub" or "bar" not a nice restaurant. Otherwise, worth it for the food and service!

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
2.0  Dined on March 5, 2016

There are a few items on the menu that were tasty, the majority however were very bland and not seasoned. My family is from Cantabria and having been to Spain several times, the local restaurants all over Spain are wonderful.

Additionally the waitress was very slow, took 10 minutes to get plates after our food arrived. So the food was cold when we finally had a chance to enjoy it. Service needs a makeover.

I did like the Flamenco show, and would probably go back to see the show. Hopefully the food and service will be better.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on March 5, 2016

Great entertainment! Spanish singers, dancers and guitarist were very good, different and fun! Service was slow and appeared understaffed as the people that were serving were working very hard.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on March 5, 2016

We loved the food and ambiance. Our server was great, but we felt rushed towards the end. My husband and I moved to bar area to enjoy the music and Flamenco dancers after our dinner, but we were asked multiple times if there was anything else they can do for us...we felt rush to check out, so we finally did. Other than that, the place was great.

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Carol (Denver)
3.0  Dined on March 4, 2016

We went there for Denver Restaurant Week. The 1st small token was great, but it went downhill from there. The bread was ordinary. The appetizer of cheese and ham (cheese good, ham dried out). The vegetable soup was overwhelmed by the squash. The paella was lacking in much flavor. The dessert was ordinary. It would have cost $69 instead of the $60 we paid. The service was pretty good. All in all, though we had great hopes, we were sorely disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
3.0  Dined on March 2, 2016

I was not impressed by the food. The service was great. Staff was really friendly.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2016

Could have been better for service and atmosphere but would go again for great food.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2016

Didn't have our OpenTable reservation, but an early dinner (5pm) didn't need them. We were seated immediately and received a salmon mousse app that was very nice from the hostess. I was a bit confused on who our waiter was: Fransisco took our drink order, hostess delivered drinks and took our food order, so not sure who was our waiter. Ordered the sampler platter for 2 and the 1st 4 or 5 tapas dishes were great, some liked more than others but all very tasty. Seafood crepes were very good. Then we had a 30+ min wait for the last two dishes (pork and pallea) which were very good. Don't be in a hurry since an half empty restaurant took 75+ min's for a meal.

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IslandGirl (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2016

My wife and I recently enjoyed Tapas D Jerez when we used a living social special. We really enjoyed all aspects of our experience. My wife never has had Spanish cuisine before and said all the food we tried was a unique taste experience for her, as she has never had anything like it before. I always enjoy Spanish cuisine as well. To me, its the anti-chain restaurant for many American restaurants. Unique food, with different tastes, small portions, which you order as you go, no rushing to turn the table, just enjoying conversation, the tastes and the experience. Was it the best Tapas and Spanish cuisine restaurant in Denver? I have no idea, as I have not enjoyed this type of food/restaurant very often, but if you have never tried or wanted to change things up, I suggest you go to Tapas D Jerez.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
1.0  Dined on January 30, 2016

The food was extremely unimpressive. The positives were that that the fried calamari, although greasy and more 'diner' than what I expect from a tapas place was fresh and the lamp chops were not over-cooked and with some salt became rather edible. Everything else was very disappointing. I did not get a 'Spanish' vibe form the food at all, and I've been to lots of tapas places.

The ambiance is not bad but the service is lacking: Drinks took too long, no one checked how we liked our food or if we wanted to order more - we had tapas and we usually start with a few and add on once we get started eating and decide which types of things they do best. Twice as we were walking we had to get out of the way for restaurant staff instead of the other way around as would be the case in most establishments. I ordered a sprite and it was very watery & flat; I later realised, when I got a refill, that they keep their sodas in water jugs with ice.

I didn't finish the food, instead when we got home I reheated leftovers from our fridge.

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vipLindaS (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2016

Delicious!!!!!!

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Runner02 (Denver)
3.0  Dined on January 22, 2016

We have enjoyed dining here since the restaurant opened, but the menu and food aren't as good as they were a few months back. The menu seems to have been "Americanized" a bit recently and some of the wonderful Spanish tapas that used to be available no longer are. Seems to be more American-style deep-fried boring food on the menu now. I'm hoping they return to their roots with authentic Spanish tapas...we'll give them another try, but we're sad to see some of the menu changes.

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Horse (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2016

My wife and I took a couple of friends here for their birthdays. It's a great spanish restaurant with small plates of different foods of Spain! Our service was great and the music was very entertaining, not too loud. Will definitely go back.

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