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The 9th Door Downtown

#178 of 2,431 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
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1808 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202
+1 303-292-2229
16:00 - 20:30
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Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Mon 16:00 - 20:30
Thu 16:00 - 20:30
Fri 16:00 - 10:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love dining at the 9th Door. The food is always amazing, and the wine selection is fantastic. The atmosphere is fun, and the service staff offers a great experience.

Thank torrellindae
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had pretty high hopes with this restaurant from all the reviews. My boyfriend and I made reservations and had the worst experience ever. The waiter was so unfriendly, kept grunting and making us feel bad for asking any questions. The food was brought out with no explaining. We were seated before it got crowded and was served last. We... More 

Thank Danielle C
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me tell you what a mess this place is. I called 3 weeks ago to get my reservation for restaurant week. We had 12 people in our party. First of all they have a crazy cancellation policy, but whatever, I went with it. They require a credit card upfront and you must complete a cancellation policy form (They will... More 

Thank Jessica S
Denver, Colorado
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited during Denver Restaurant Week. They offered two hot and cold tapas menus and the full regular menu as well. Three in our party went for the DRW special menu and I chose a few items off the regular menu. We arrived early for our reservation, seated while we waited for the other couple who found difficulty parking on... More 

Thank AskMariaTodd
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good food and service. Great music and ambiance. Lots of great small plates to pick and choose from!

Thank ScentedStudio
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This was the 4th time eating there over a 18 month period. The service was not as good as the past, slow and not checking getting drinks and new tapas orders. Also no deep fried avocado ( one of our favorite dishes) any more ☹️ will try a different tapas place next time we are in Denver.

Thank Craig S
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149 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Second Christmas Eve dinner. Lovely. Will go again for 2017. Small plates are great for sampling and service is great. But tables are very close so intimacy is not to be expected. Cocktail prices are good. Wine by the glass is pricey. But still a very enjoyable dining experience

Thank getwhatyoupayfor
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Spanish Tapas....loved this dinner....great servers, nice lighting, soft music and the food was so good. We had the quinoa and arugula Salad, scallops, ribs, artichokes and calamari...with very nice wines! My only suggestion would be to order more slowly....

1 Thank Bonnie H
Fort Dodge
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great food and atmosphere. Loved the spaghetti squash! It was a family outing with two teenagers and they enjoyed the food also.

Thank FtDodge1AmericInn
Toronto, Canada
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you are looking for great food with a nice ambiance, The 9th Door should be on your list in Denver. We started with the Pimientos del Piquillo Rellenos (fire-roasted piquillo peppers stuffed with fresh goat cheese and rosemary). Very good! Next up was the Alcachofas Braseado (crispy pan-fried artichoke hearts with lemon-thyme aioli). Even better! Both the Gambas al... More 

Thank TorontoMac

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Spanish, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1808 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-292-2229

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?