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8000 East Bellview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (Bellview and I-25)
+1 303-771-4117
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Today
11:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Pueblo, Colorado
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if using a Travelzoo coupon makes a difference, but the service was unremarkable; wait time between app and entree was about 45 minutes, and it was difficult to get anyone's eye to ask questions. The steak was served well done (no pink), asked for medium, the sea bass was the best I've ever tasted, but the pretty... More 

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Thank JudyKatrina
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Have been visiting Cool River café in DTC for many years. I am usually in Denver every summer, and this has been one of my favorite watering holes. It has a classy ambiance and the food is well presented and hearty. I really miss their Cigar Room, but they have down sized and utilized the space as a private dining... More 

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Thank hrk118
Colorado
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

First of all 8000 location has closed..they moved new location downtown denver...This location is much smaller..very dim hard to read menu..Service seemed a bit slow...lagging...Waitress we kept reminding to fill our drinks...when food came it was good & hot...Yummy prime rib...as good as we remembered from belleview location....tip: Cool River need to be alittle more attentive...

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Longmont, Colorado
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Cool River is lovely and the atmosphere is pleasant and soothing. Happy hour is busy with lots of young professionals who work in the DTC area. Their menu is diverse and everything I have had there is very good.

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Thank BARBARA P
Elmira, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for a nicer place for dinner and this did the trick. Dinners were good size portions and very tasty. Nice atmosphere and friendly service!

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Thank kg115
Denver, Colorado
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411 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Just top to bottom a mediocre place -- would be OK but it is far too pricey for the value you get -- they do make a decent cocktail but that's about it

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Thank HonestMcHonest
Peabody, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The Cool River Cafe is one of my favorite spots to visit while in Denver for more reasons than one. The ambiance, decor and customer service are excellent along with the incredible food and expansive wine selection. I have taken many a customer to Cool River and although a bit on the pricey side, well worth the money spent. When... More 

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Thank Eric D
Hollis, Oklahoma
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255 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Ate the stuffed shrimp which was very good. Was told that the prime rib was good as were the ribs. Nice wait staff and a very nice dining setting

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Thank Paladine5
Thornton, Colorado
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216 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I've attended dinners and lunch meetings here and they always do an excellent job. Service/wait staff friendly and attentive, helpful when I was a speaker at a lunch and needed AV assistance. Food is always good and tasty, I almost always wind up having salmon and it's a good choice every time. I have tried other items also and everything... More 

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Thank travelwork
denver, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We ran across this new restaurant in downtown Denver on our way to an old favorite. The friendly valet greeted us on the sidewalk and engaged us in conversation and invited us to look at the menu. We were pleasantly surprised and decided to dine there. The service was superb and the food was excellent. Kelley our waitress was very... More 

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Thank Clint S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8000 East Bellview Ave, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    (Bellview and I-25)
  • Public Transportation: Belleview Avenue Light Rail 1/4 mile
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Greenwood Village
  • Phone Number: +1 303-771-4117

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?