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Appaloosa Grill

#34 of 2,416 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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535 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-4235 (16th St. Mall @ Welton)
+1 720-932-1700
11:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here with three colleagues for lunch. The service was top-notch and the food was amazing! Make sure you get the Brussels sprouts! All four of us enjoyed our meals. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Diane123Diane
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our flight came into town late at night so the first restaurant we planned on eating at, polished tavern, was open til 2am but later found out, just for the bar, kitchen closes at 10...damn...kept walking, found yard house. Cool, we have a yard house where we live, let's go there, by now it's after midnight on a travel day... More 

Thank Dale A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, so good we went twice. Bison burger is half pound of tender meat, Mac and cheese side is fantastic. Huge portion for $4. Chicken dinner, pork tenderloin wonderful. Fantastic carrots with chicken. Meatball appetizer stuffed with cheese is also great. Nice service. Had a great band at night.this is a quality restaurant.

Thank Michelle A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nine of us had dinner here while in town for an exhibition. The restaurant was busy but the service was good & we didn't have to wait long for our food. There were lots of nice choices on the menu, including for members of our party who didn't eat meat or were gluten intolerant. Everyone enjoyed their meal 😊

Thank NJMacEwan
Boulder, Colorado
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us dined here on Friday night and found the variety of menu items appealing. My friend had the scallops that she said were great. I had the swordfish that came with a great sauce that complimented it. The fish was very tender and tasty. Our friends had the sets of three tacos and they enjoyed them as well.

Thank Weah1445
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wound up eating here last weekend and the food was really tasty. I got a lobster and scallop dish which, while smaller, was really good. Hubby got the Bison Ribeye - mouth watering flavors! We also tried the sausage platter appetizer which was tasty but didn't like the rabbit. Drinks were solid. Would go back!

Thank NJZ22
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This place was recommended as a good lunch place by some friends when we were shopping around Denver Pavilions. They have a good beer selection, and our service was prompt. I think this place makes the best turkey sandwich I have ever had. A very delicious and filling meal that we had to spend the rest of the day walking... More 

Thank avid_traveller1104
Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Appaloosa Grill offers live music but I left just before the band started to play. I think the band would have only made my experience even better! I had the bison chilli. It was a little spicy but had great flavor. The rest of the menu looked great. I really wanted to try the ox tails. As for the wine:... More 

Thank KendraDawnRN
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Thank you Trip Advisor. We chose this restaurant based on reviews and were happy we did! The restaurant is located on the 16th street mall. The food was very good. They offer gluten free and vegetarian options. The bar had a lively crowd and there was live music starting at 10pm.

Thank travelingFLmom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The establishment seemed like a nice place until we experience such a rude waitress. Band was awesome, door guy was amazing, owner seemed very involved, but this one girl who served us was rude from the beginning. Ruined our whole experience and would NEVER recommend this place. Don't order the wine, it smells like vinegar. Icing on the cake.... two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?