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Ship Tavern

$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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321 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202-4003 (Between Broadway & Tremont Place)
+1 303-297-3111
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

The food was very good, I would eat there again. I had the salmon salad, the salmon was so tender. My mate had the bison burger and he said it was very good.

Thank Chloeh114
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112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

My mom and I stopped by the Brown Palace before going to the Taylor Swift concert in Denver recently. We expected to have "fancy drinks" and a small appetizer at the famous hotel before meeting up with friends after. When our waiter brought our drinks, he nearly spilled my mom's entire martini, not even offering to replace it. She drank... More 

Thank Hillary N
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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172 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

I liked the interior. Throw back in time. Bartenders poured heavy, that is always a bonus. The onion soup is a must. The hamburger wasn't so thrilling. Not bad, but rather generic. Regardless of whether you eat or have a drink, it is worth seeing this hotel.

Thank Michael A B
Montreal, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

From Canada to Denver Int'l Airport to Ship Tavern at the century+ old Brown Palace for a well-deserved slightly time-lagged break! Now, where's that Coors draft beer? "Right here", says impeccable and just-right-amusing-and -gabby server Don..But the $6 small beer is as flat as if it had been mistakenly drawn one hour ago, forgotten on the counter for 45 minutes... More 

Thank Denny J
Detroit, Michigan
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883 reviews
538 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

So disappointed, I ordered what i thought was a ribeye and i got three little pieces of meat. I tried one and it was awful. The bartender said i can bring the Chef out and he came out and told me he was busy and would take the steak back. I will never eat here again. This entire Hotel and... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Great pub-like atmosphere with a good american menu. They went out of their way to accommodate my dietary restrictions and we ordered off the menus - no problem.

Thank brrritwascoldinny
Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Nice dinner spot in downtown Denver. Ingredients were very high quality. Decent selection of beers and cocktails. Good service.

Thank Dan C
Chilliwack, Canada
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Excellent food and excellent service. Food is nicely presented and service in good time. The atmosphere is unique-Ship Tavern with artifacts from seafaring days. It was a busy Friday afternoon lunch but quiet enough to hear your lunch partner speaking. I would recommend the Ship Tavern in the Brown Palace Hotel.

Thank Cultuslakenurse
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Very disappointing. Group of six people. The salmon was okay but nothing special. The burger a friend had was severely overcooked. We waited a very long time to get served and it was difficult to get the staffs attention. Of course they automatically add a 20% gratuity so there is no downside to poor service.

Thank BobBobbyD
New York City, New York
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

For what it is (the step child of two superb restaurants in the Brown Palace hotel), the food was surprisingly good, as was the service. This was the perfect place to catch a late lunch. The menu was varied, and model ships decorating the dining room were captivating.

Thank Michael H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202-4003
    (Between Broadway & Tremont Place)
  • Public Transportation: Bus: Civic Center; Light Rail: 18th & California
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 303-297-3111
Home to the region's best prime rib, the Ship Tavern serves lunch and dinner in a vintage pub atmosphere. An excellent choice for sports viewing, the Tavern features exceptional micro-brewed beer and wine selections, and live entertainment Wednesday through Saturday evenings.DailyLunch: 11:00 am - 5:00 pmDinner: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pmBar: 11:00 am - MidnightLive Entertainment:Wednesday - Saturday 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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