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Appaloosa Grill

#34 of 2,549 Restaurants in Denver}
$$ - $$$American, ,
535 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4235
+1 720-932-1700
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bison chili” (16 reviews)
“pot roast” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
535 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4235
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I took a group of 10 people to the Appaloosa and the food and waiter were very good. With the nice things said, I felt I was in a college bar. It was dirty and the atmosphere was equally tacky. The bathrooms were the worst.

Thank KurtLS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here after checking into our hotel - recommended by the concierge and it was a great suggestion. Prices were reasonable. Large selection of local beers. I had the smoked trout salad and loved every bite. Service was friendly and attentive. I may be...More

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Appaloosa Grill recently and was impressed with the number and quality of craft beers they stocked - both draft and bottles. The Little Mo Porter draft beer was very tasty. An interesting and eclectic menu. I ordered a bowl of vegetarian chili...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Appaloosa Grill after church for lunch. Service was great! Food was good too. Nice sized portions for lunch. Large craft beer selection. Made reservations, but didn't really need them. Will definitely be back!

Thank tr0utfishing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner and had a most delicious meal (the cucumber cosmos weren't bad either). We sat on the patio, our server was attentive, but not overbearing. Her recommendations were right on and food was delivered in a timely fashion. We thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank GuyandDoll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous break from sightseeing. Stopped in for a local brew & snacks. Had the fried pickles with a spectacular sauce & delicious mac & bison sausage. Good place to rest before heading back out, with friendly service.

Thank Yeknoc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Another business lunch during a conference in Denver, we needed a place that was within walking distance of the hotel. AG fit the bill and it turned out to be a pretty good pick. I would consider this place a bar that has pretty good...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The menu offered a variety of local items (Bison and Elk burgers, etc.) One of my daughters had the Lobster Mac and cheese and loved it; my husband had an Elk Burger and was very impressed and also enjoyed the beer selection, but my meal...More

Thank susanbZ123AK
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Went because of decent reviews, but really was not impressed. Bloody Mary was way too spicy for my taste. Fish and chips were not as good as a McDonald's fish sandwich and fries, and tablespoon of coleslaw served on the side was awful. Cannot recommend...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice place to get a quiet meal on the 16th Street Mall. Excellent bar service, varied menu, quick service and good food.

Thank pipemajorbob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4235
    (16th St. Mall @ Welton)
  • Public Transportation: Appaloosa Grill is located one block from Northbound Light Rail Station and two blocks from Southbound Light Rail Station. The Grill's front door is located at a "free mall ride shuttle stop" as well. The "Mall Ride" shuttle runs the length of downtown Denver from Union Station to the Capitol.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 720-932-1700
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Established in 2001, the employee owned Appaloosa Grill is a refreshingly unique choice among eateries that line the 16th St. Mall. The diverse all day menu features 100% natural meats as well as a variety of vegetarian choices.
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