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837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
+1 303-832-7313
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“seitan” (31 reviews)
“tofu” (29 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Delicious completely vegan menu that is beyond the standard fare. I loved my "omelet" and my daughter loved her "bacon, egg, sandwich". The Bloody Mary was tasty too.

Thank Travelinghounds
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Good to see a veg restaurant in Denver that is crowded using unique recipes...my risotto was not like any traditional risotto but unique in it's own way... service is quite slow ...

Thank travel2findoneself
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We were in Denver over the 4th of July weekend and swung by this place to give it a try. It was delicious and the environment was pleasant. I would definitely visit again whenever we are in the area.

Thank Cagarcia8
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by Watercourse after a failed attempt to get tickets to the Mint. Our server was kind, patient, and attentive. The food was also very delicious. I ordered the Big Rig, and my wife ordered a breakfast sandwich. The portions were HUGE!!! We sat...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We were happy to find a restaurant in the area that offered delicious food for everyone in our party of 10, mostly vegans. The wait staff worked hard to accommodate all our needs. The menu is extensive, giving us lots of choices. The seaweed and...More

Thank ginag1414
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Vegetarian or Vegan? You must try this place! The buffalo tofu is amazing. My husband orders it for a meal it is so good. Everything we have had on this menu is good and it has a nice vibe.

Thank divinglama
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great place if you are looking for a vegan menu and if you eat Gluten free. Food is good but not great. Surprisingly the do not have fresh juice of any kind . Sitting is mostly on wooden benches and is not comfortable since benches...More

Thank meitardafna
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The 3 of us visited for brunch - my daughter and I are vegan but my husband, not so much. We all LOVED our food, especially Dear Hubby. Jackfruit crab cakes, buffalo seitan and awesome Bloody Mary's! We were only in Denver for a few...More

Thank ThemeParkMom
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I found this restaurant a couple years ago through the website called happycow.net Everything on the menu is plant based, and the atmosphere is quite lovely! I had the smothered burrito and was impressed with the size and quality. The green chile was spicy enough...More

Thank Sasha P
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Okay so we had heard this was a fantastic restaurant. We were not disappointed I had a fake pulled pork and a side of their non-dairy Mac and Cheese oh my how decadent. A card carrying meat eater tasted and said it was best Mac...More

Thank marydawn7
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Linda R
9 May 2017|
Response from drothenburger | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do . I'm pretty sure I saw them by the front counter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-832-7313
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WaterCourse has been a Denver staple since 1998, and has been fully vegan since April 2014. WaterCourse specializes in delicious and filling comfort food with many gluten-free and nut-free options. Our featured dishes include Banana Bread French Toast, Street Tacos, and Southern Fried Cauliflower "Chicken" served with Mashed Potatoes & Gravy or Mac & Cheese. Along with our seasonal menu, we offer amazing vegan and gluten-free desserts and milkshakes to top off your meal!
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