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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 6 November 2012

New to the neighborhood and looking for a nice eatery, not much for decor, wait staff to busy in the back to make a return trip to my table. Chef Ramsey would have thrown this chef out for not tasting the food before being sent...More

Thank Cyd C
Reviewed 25 October 2012

You'll like this little restaurant. It's a great little neighborhood place that is friendly and welcoming and has really good food. I especially like the salmon, the burgers and the amazingly wonderful mushroom soup. The only thing I've eaten there that I don't particularly like...More

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Food was pretty decent and well-priced. Overall, the ambiance and service was above average. I chose the Wedge Salad for dinner with some bread. The salad was well put together, with a generous amount of bacon bits and dressing. The Brie Cheese sandwich sounded intriguing,...More

Thank wanderingkale
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We went to the Bent Fork for lunch with my co-workers and I really thought the restaurant was nice inside and that it had a nice atmosphere. The menu is great and offered many different options. There were several items I would have chosen but...More

Thank NatC100
Reviewed 16 January 2012

My husband and I have been to this restaurant 3 times prior to the last and it was very good. We prefer to visit independent restaurants and not chains which is difficult to do these days. We were very disappointed in the food this time,...More

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 6 January 2012

The food and service has always been great here. A nice variety of dishes and the wine list is outstanding.

Thank Albert C
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We like to go here for a good meal with no frills. The menu is widely varied enough to satisfy all tastes. This is not fine dining but a predictable good meal. A comfort food place when we do not want upscale or a noisy...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 12 November 2011

.We went just after the place opened. We could smell the ribs barbecuing. We asked if we could get the ribs dry. The waiter told us the cook puts a light coat of the sauce on, but he would ask. He back and told us...More

Thank thomas29144
Reviewed 24 July 2011

My wife and have eaten here frequently over the last few months. The service ranges from brazar and poor to good. The food - obviously chef prepared is often good but strange in it's offerings. I like their soups. We won't go back now for...More

Thank Bringstheeagle
Reviewed 28 February 2011

We were surprised by how good Bent Fork was -- our food was very good and the service was great. We would definitely return.

Thank SarahH35
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Violet D
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
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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