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Platte River Bar and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Pub, Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill
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5995 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120-1816
+1 303-798-9356
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Littleton, Colorado
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the location and view from this place. Unfortunately the food isn't very good so I don't go often. The location off of the platte river is very cool and the sunset is awesome. I would recommend it for happy hour, but not dinner.

Thank monicacarr1
Denver, Colorado
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164 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch with family and had a good time. I got the Santa Fe Classic Burger (burger with guac, roasted poblano, bacon, and cheddar, and a side of green chili-cheese fries). The burger was massive and tasty, and the green chili was flavorful and hot. The beer came in frosty glasses and went down well with... More 

Thank Christian S
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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505 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This place always seems busy. Not sure why, as the food is very average, and the service can be spotty, at best. Casual biker vibe, and nice patio, but don't expect a lot.

Thank Janet F
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My husband and I have been to the Platte a number of times and absolutely love when we can sit out on the deck. We used to go to watch the live music but it gets way too crowded and there are few seats that you can actually see the band from. The food is average but the drinks are... More 

Thank Julia J
Littleton, Colorado
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I met friends here on a late summer afternoon 2016. We sat outside on the deck which was very busy and loud. Beautiful weather that day, and there were a lot of potted flowers against a backdrop of tall lush trees. That said, the deck is the only positive aspect of this place. When I went inside to use the... More 

Thank LittletonArtist
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Attended a co-workers going away function here. The food and drinks were really good. Great atmosphere to have a good time. Wait staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank MJ K
Denver, Colorado
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The bar is ok Food was tasty but not great. Staff was very friendly. several Biker gangs were there but no problems seemed like everyone was having a good time, Numerous TV's with different games on.

Thank DiverDog50
Denver, Colorado
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have been going to South Platte River Bar and Grill for many years. The food was always ok and the staff somewhat friendly. But I was surely very disappointed on my last visit. I have ordered the Chicken Fajitas. When my food came, the chicken was burned on to the sizzling hot pan they are served in. The burned... More 

Thank Valerie D
Denver, Colorado
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

So ~ being a past server, I understand how demanding the job is but the events that led up to us being chased out the door yesterday were off the charts. We're on a poker run for the Wounded Warriors with our group of ten other riders. The Platte was one of the stops. We chose to take a break... More 

1 Thank MAC32360
Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Well I don’t normally post negative comments or rants, and let me say I understand mistakes and accidents can happen, but what one does rectify them says everything. Here’s what happened………. Today was the Harry Roamers Turkey Motorcycle Run, everything was going along nicely enjoying a great day with great friends, until we got to the 3rd stop at the... More 

Thank rjdonato

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Pub, Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5995 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120-1816
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Littleton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-798-9356
We offer plenty of outside seating (and heated inside seating during the winter months) making us a perfect place for those who enjoy the sunshine as much as good company. We are a family owned and operated so its not that same old corporate stuffy feeling. No matter what the occasion, we can accomodate any size party or occasion with over 300 outdoor seats as well as 170 indoor seats to suit your need (a great place for a birthday or business get together)! With a wide variety of food specialties and drink concoctions, you will always find something unique and different!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?