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321 17th St, Denver, CO 80202-4003 (Formerly The Brown Palace Hotel) (Between Broadway & Tremont Place)
+1 303-297-3111
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17:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Classic elegant ambiance, but the food was an over reach at gourmet/fusion, which never quite made it where the chef may have intended. The textures where fabulous, and some of the garnishes very tasty, but the overall taste of the main courses left much to be desired. The portions were also un-Coloradan. We've eaten in some wonderful places in L.A.,... More 

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Thank ZailynPrada
denver
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good enough, but unbelievably small. The steak was a whole four ounces. Fill up on bread!

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Thank rupzip
Sacramento, California
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455 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Dinner in the early evening. Server was excellent. Elegant look and feel. Quiet dining experience. Very nice menu choices. Wine list is expansive but on the pricey side. The salmon and ribeye choices were excellent, presentation was very creative, but the portion size was modest. Both were well seasoned. I would say both choices were on the pricey side for... More 

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Thank ranishi
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

In a word, horrible. We arrived 5 minutes late for a 5pm reservation for 3 and still had to wait 10 minutes to be seated in an almost empty restaurant. Since this was Christmas dinner our only dinner option was vegetarian or not. No other choices permitted at the Arms on Christmas. I chose the vegetarian. The soup was lukewarm... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This restaurant should be ashamed. We ate at the restaurant last night, Christmas Eve. The cost per person $135 plus wine, and any extra's. This had to be the worst meal I have ever experienced. There was no regular menu. The menu was much like a New Years Eve menu. They had a tasting menu, if you could call it... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We have looked forward to our tradition of celebrating our anniversaries at the Palace Arms for the past 17 years. No more!!! Last Tuesday we had dinner there and were surprised that there was only one occupied table other than ours.The usual professionally prepared Caesar Salad at tableside ($20) was absent. Instead, a bowl of lettuce was placed in the... More 

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Louisville, KY
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The Brown Palace is our very favorite Historic Hotel and a visit there is never complete without at least one visit to the Palace Arms. Imagine our disappointment when we visited on our first evening at the hotel, only to find that in this historic icon, there is absolutelty no traditIon maintained in menu selections. I very much understand the... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This was a five course meal. Lobster and apple first course. Great. Scallop and corn chowder number two. Wow. Third was short rib, best course. Turkey forth. Good stuff. Apple tart course five, but I was too full!

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Thank Dianne W
Bettendrof, Iowa
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have never ranked a restaurant so low. My family traveled from all parts of the USA to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday at her beloved Brown Palace in Denver. Our family is well travelled and quite knowledgeable about food quality. We had a private dining room. The service was fine. The food was cold, dry and especially un-appetizing. The... More 

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Keaau, Hawaii
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Afternoon tea is a wonderful experience! Truly unforgettable in every way. Superb service and gourmet food!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 80
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 17th St, Denver, CO 80202-4003 (Formerly The Brown Palace Hotel)
    (Between Broadway & Tremont Place)
  • Public Transportation: Bus: Civic Center; Light Rail: 18th & California
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-297-3111
Description
The legendary restaurant is for the food and wine aficionado. Blending contemporary American cuisine with one of the best wine selections anywhere, the Palace Arms consistently rates among the finest restaurants in Denver. Signature items such as a caesar salad prepared table side, seared steak of Colorado bison, combined with many other creative contemporary or traditional dishes. The "New" Palace Arms provides a casual dress code where jackets are not required.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?