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Peter's Chinese Cafe

2609 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206-3207
+1 303-377-3218
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
18 Jun 2018
“Scary at first but amazing food”
23 Apr 2018
Closed Now
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2609 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206-3207
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Peter’s is a small neighborhood Chinese restaurant. At first glance it looks like it is a converted gas station. Which I think it is. But they make some of the best Chinese food in Denver. You must try the sesame chicken.

Thank Roy B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We had such a great experience here! The owner was very friendly, and paid great detail to our order. We dined in as a family and he chatted with us and the food was great! He even took the time to show us the quality...More

Thank NowhereManMau
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This is a small and unassuming place, but it serves some very tasty Chinese fare. We love the sesame tofu -- a dish I've note seen on other Chinese menus. Our General Tso's chicken was also great -- crispy and sweetish. Try lots of items...More

Thank RhodeScholar123
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I've been by several times in the last year and Peter's never disappoints. It is probably the freshest vegetables I've encountered in a Chinese dish. Prices are good, portions ample.

Thank 806karl
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It's THE place to go for fantastic, well priced, take out in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Period. The soups are to die for and the quality of food is a testament as to why this place has been around a long time. You won't get...More

Thank Clif C
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I drive across town to this hole in the wall Chinese restaurant because the sesame chicken is incredible. Other places think they can deliver a crisp sesame chicken but Peter's Chinese Restaurant has mastered the dish! Each piece is perfectly covered with a spicy sesame...More

Thank eesterl
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Don't be fooled by the exterior...Peter's Chinese Cafe cooks up some great Chinese. The Moo Shu dishes and crepe-like pancakes they come with are probably the dish this place is most known for. Most people do take-out as there only a couple tables inside and...More

Thank Noah G
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Peter's is my first choice for take out for one of those days when you crave greasy chinese food. The owner is very nice and he knows his customers. The sesame chicken is amazing, just make sure to specify if you want the spicy or...More

Thank Lorry04
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Chinese food prepared as well as anywhere in Denver. Peter Chang is from a family of restauranteurs. Very good food at reasonable prices. Carry out is best.

Thank valntino
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Peter is very high energy. He has a good banter with staff and customers. He seems to be quite a character. The food was cooked quickly and was reasonably priced. The eat in area is pretty small but is adequate for small groups. We just...More

Thank travelguy1234567
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2609 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206-3207
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-377-3218
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