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Thirsty Lion Pub and Grill Denver

#129 of 2,752 Restaurants in Denver
$$ - $$$American, ,
1605 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1106
+1 303-623-0316
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (44 reviews)
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1605 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1106
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Reviewed today

Had lunch here on a Saturday afternoon trip to downtown Denver and the burgers were great. Right next to Union Station and close to Larimer St.

Thank George B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is very lengthy, offering plenty of fast food as well as more healthy options. The place is huge and right on the Union Station "plaza." There is outside seating also.

Thank billingw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very loud, slow and poor service (not enough staff on the floor for a Saturday night). Food was good but not great. Not an Experience I will repeat. Very slow receiving drinks from the bar :/ too many other places to go within a block...More

Thank Christy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read about the meat free Impossible burger and it really good. I was a bit disappointed, . It was ok, but lacked any real kick or spicy sauce. Not cheap either, $26 dollars with 1 beer and tip. Would have enjoyed a burger...More

Thank Bernard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family on a very busy Tuesday (because of a Rockies game) to a crowded and noisy spot. Sat on the heated patio which was quiet and warm. We sat there without help for too long - but when my husband went to look...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed food before taking the shuttle to Red Rocks & since the Thirsty Lion is where you grab the shuttle, it seemed like a no brainer. Drinks were delish, beer selection was great, and we both stuffed ourselves because the shuttle deal included a...More

Thank 400margretc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the opportunity to eat here and liked it so much I came back on my own. Fun sports bar in fun area of Denver-Cherry Creek. Excellent service and delicious food. Would definitely return.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the last 5 hours eating at different establishments just because its denver. Asked around for a desert place and consistently was recommended to come to this establishment by the competition with deserts on their menu! mind blowing. Arrived 10 minutes prior to closing. Was...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place in the middle of town. Lots of a activities nearby as well. Calimari was great. They handled our group pretty well for a group of 13ish Haha. Great draft selection

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here with a work associate. We were seated quickly by a hostess who wasn’t overly friendly. We each ordered a beer. I ordered a bottle of coors light but got a draft. We ordered a large pretzel and it was good. Comes with...More

Thank iavagabond
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Jaime P
22 March 2017|
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Response from Nenaestukiki | Reviewed this property |
We walked in and were seated immediately
Jaime P
22 March 2017|
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Response from Heidi S | Reviewed this property |
Not required but during peak time I would recommend it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1106
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-623-0316
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