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Bent Fork American Grill

12191 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80014-1201
+1 303-337-6600
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
12191 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80014-1201
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sons and I have frequented the place before, and the food is always good. Nice service, average pricing and I have witnessed small business meetings over lunches.

Thank mary g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've tried this place a couple of times and won't be back. Nice facility and good service, but was really disappointed with the food. Quite possibly the worst-tasting meatloaf on the planet.

Thank CO_Roadwarrior
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son wanted to try Bent Fork for his 27th birthday dinner. We came in from Boston, and were willing to try something new. We were seated promptly and greeted by a friendly and knowledgeable server. It was very nice not to be rushed as...More

Thank seashellsue102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has awesome and unique food. The only complaint is the wait can be timely during peak times but what place isn’t?! If you’re looking for a place with unique food, it’s worth it to check it out

Thank Sylar15
J Michael S, Owner at Bent Fork American Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at the Bent Fork , looking forward to seeing you on your next visit

Reviewed 10 June 2018

The grilled stuff pork chop was cooked perfect, It was lacking the stuffing. The wife's prime rib was nothing special. It was over cooked and not tender. The horseradish sauce was mostly mayo. Service was terrible. The waitress was short with us and hurried. She...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This was our first visit to Bent Fork. It started out great. We were greeted and seated promptly. The server approached us in a timely fashion and took our drink orders. She was pleasant and accommodating. The southwestern rolls were delicious. Soon after our entrees...More

Thank Rajeeb P
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We had three people, one had pasta (lobster mac and cheese) one had fish and the third meatloaf. There is something for everyone and good quality.

Thank americanaatoscana
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch based on TripAdvisor reviews while in the area. We had items from all over the menu (4 of us) and everything was great. I had the spicy pecan Gorgonzola salad with the salmon and it was very good. Others had the...More

Thank hhbrit
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped in to grab dinner, made reservations and we were sat right away. Then it was wait for drinks, wait for anyone to stop by, wait to order. Food was quick, and tasted great, but then we waited again to get our check and...More

Thank Sara K
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

After being seated by the friendly lady, we got a booth at the bar near where a large guy with a small t-shirt was drilling and sanding in the ceiling. Yuck. Sawdust over the bar and area where we sat. Additionally, our server took our...More

Thank A-Traveling-Man-19
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Violet D
1 February 2018|
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Response from FranceEnglandGreece | Reviewed this property |
24 December 2015|
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Response from dogsareup | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is anything specifically vegan on their menu. My husband is vegetarian, and he had the spicy pecan and gorgonzola salad. You could get that and leave off the gorgonzola. You might call them and ask... More
chriss z
4 September 2015|
Response from Cynthia W | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is still from 3-6pm and yes! Great deals on wine and beer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12191 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80014-1201
  • Public Transportation: Nearby to RTD stops, also I-225 and Parker Road Park & Ride.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 303-337-6600
  • E-mail
A locally-owned independent restaurant, The Bent Fork serves a diverse offering of traditional dishes that are inventive, fresh, and flavorful in a distinctive environment of casual sophistication. With our award winning menu, eclectic wine list, handcrafted martinis, art and architecture, the stage is set for our staff to deliver an experience that will melt away the stress, stimulate the palate, and leave you wanting more. Lunch or dinner, the ambiance, price points, and menu variety provide an environment that allows for a simple weeknight meal or celebration of a special occasion. Guests feel comfortable in casual or dressy attire, whether it's a business lunch, time with the girls, a Saturday night date, or a family meal. We look forward to welcoming you soon!
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