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Appaloosa Grill

#124 of 2,606 Restaurants in Denver
$$ - $$$American, ,
535 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4235
+1 720-932-1700
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bison chili” (17 reviews)
“turkey sandwich” (10 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
535 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4235
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group had a great time and several people commented on how great the service and friendly the staff were. We have frequent meetings in Denver and would absolutely consider them again.

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the half sandwich of the day and a side. The day I was there was fried haddock with coleslaw on a yummy bun with sweet potato fries. It was excellent. My husband had a chicken sandwich with chiles. Also very good. The service...More

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a few beers with friends and colleagues and ended up having dinner. The dishes seemed to be well presented, quite varied, as was the quality. The scallops I had were great, although the lobster roll didn’t get the thumbs up from anyone who...More

Thank TimTheHermit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to grab an early dinner during happy hour. We ended up trying some pork belly and it was great. The service was awesome as well.

Thank Zac R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Petite Filet. Meat was undercooked to my liking but steak was tender. Sides are all separate. Went around 7:30 PM and had to wait 20 minutes for a table for 2. Loud due to hip hop music and bar area. Server was very...More

Thank Trenda B
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We stopped in the Appaloosa for a quick bite before a show at the Paramount and were pleasantly surprised at the food quality. I'm not that big on bison as it tends to be dry but their bison ribeye was one the BEST STEAKs (beef...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We were in town for a convention and looking for somewhere to have a few drinks. We went to Appaloosa Grill as it was a Sunday night & not much going on but they had live music so we decided to go in. The bouncer/Host...More

Thank misty m
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I re-visited. Nothing has changed with the ambiance. Bone in Bison is still outstanding. It is a little pricey, but outstanding. Wear casual clothes, don't expect classy, but hang on for a great steak.

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

For the price, this place isn’t worth it. It’s a great place for a drink. Lots of energy and a good crowd but the food does not match the price. There are by far a lot better places.

Thank mike c
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

After wandering past all the chain restaurants on 16th ave, I found this place and checked the reviews. Inside the place looks a bit worn, but the food and service are great! My elk burger was moist and flavorful with the right mix of sweet...More

Thank GoAlong2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4235
    (16th St. Mall @ Welton)
  • Public Transportation: Appaloosa Grill is located one block from Northbound Light Rail Station and two blocks from Southbound Light Rail Station. The Grill's front door is located at a "free mall ride shuttle stop" as well. The "Mall Ride" shuttle runs the length of downtown Denver from Union Station to the Capitol.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 720-932-1700
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Established in 2001, the employee owned Appaloosa Grill is a refreshingly unique choice among eateries that line the 16th St. Mall. The diverse all day menu features 100% natural meats as well as a variety of vegetarian choices.
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