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Appaloosa Grill

#38 of 2,404 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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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Vancouver, Washington
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456 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank Nicole B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service! Stopped in for a few drinks. They have a wide selection. Live music started at ten. Fun place!

Thank Allison W
Olmsted Falls, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Sunday morning after a Saturday night of a wedding this place hit the spot. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent. The Bloody Mary's were quite tasty as well. It had a cool, hip atmosphere. I would definitely recommend it for brunch. Based on our experience I would assume it would be a great place anytime.

Thank Papasack
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191 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Appaloosa Grille has a casual atmosphere with spectacular food. It has a variety of regional offerings including Bison chili - amazing. As well, the steaks and seafood of a more traditional nature are equally good. The night I was there they had a poetry read. No kidding. Enjoy!!!

Thank BuffettBrink
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The décor is more "bar"ish instead of restaurant, but the menu is fun and extensive. I have gluten and lactose allergies and they were able to accommodate both.

Thank LJC0311
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234 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Only been in the US for 2 weeks but this was by far my best meal so far. Bison steak with blue cheese ravioli ... and... elk burges are simply superb. Thanks to Matthew for the fantastic hospitality and food. We all had a great time

Thank JambianiNeil

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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
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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?