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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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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12191 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80014-1201
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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

Date of visit: May 2018
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.

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 251sarak
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank A-Traveling-Man-19
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The cauliflower wings and fish tacos are fantastic. The raspberry mojito was one of the best mojitos I've had. The service is great too. This is my favorite happy hour spot.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kmcincaz
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This is a great stop for Happy Hour! Drink and food specials. Try the Cream of Mushroom soup!!! and Cauliflower Wings!!! Yum! Friendly hostess and bartender! The bar area has a great atmosphere, the dining area, not so much (in my opinion)...

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JaneyReviews
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Our stop at The Bent Fork in Aurora on Easter Sunday, 2018 was a “Sliding Doors” moment. If you’ve ever seen the movie by the same title, with Gwyneth Paltrow, you’ll understand. We were all set to go to another restaurant nearby The Bent Fork,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tahiticruise2011
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We are Philadelphians in Colorado for skiing and visiting family and friends. This little neighborhood place had sophistication and local spunk. Authentic and low key quality. Coming back next year. Super fish tacos and sublime martini!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Susan K
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Note: I reserve 5 star for wowers. So 4 stars is as the rating suggest, very good. I had the southwest rolls, Caprese salad, four cheese grilled cheese with tomato bisque and my wife had the ribs. Favorite part was the southwest rolls. Everything else...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JoshSpurlock
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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
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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