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ChoLon Modern Asian

1555 Blake St, Suite 101, Denver, CO 80202-1625
+1 303-353-5223
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soup dumplings” (154 reviews)
“kaya toast” (40 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Malaysian, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1555 Blake St, Suite 101, Denver, CO 80202-1625
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1 - 10 of 552 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If dishes from various types of Asian cuisine (and some non-tradional takes on classics), made with ultra fresh ingredients is your thing, you'll love it. The pork belly in my noodle bowl melted in my mouth! The space is upscale enough to be special without...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a culinary experience. Not only was the food delicious, but there were unique flavor combinations in the food and cocktails. The staff was well educated on explaining each dish as it came out.

Thank Arkatini
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleague and I ate here late on a Friday after flying in for a conference. There was a short wait past our reservation time but this was t a big deal. The waiter explained the menu and process and advised on the number of...More

Thank Wpgdocs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Denver has a ways to go before becoming a foodie town. We tried multiple restaurants listed on the top 10 or top 25 published lists and walked away underwhelmed. Still ChoLon was the best meal we had in Denver. The dishes were creative and tasty....More

Thank ceceliainDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from Connecticut and were in Denver for a wedding. We were referred to this restaurant by a chef of some repute in Connecticut. He said he had attended the Culinary Institute with the ChoLon chef. We were not disappointed. the French Onion dumplings...More

Thank RcikS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are from the East coast and were visiting our friends from Colorado and they insisted we have to try this restaurant. We had a lovely meal. David was our server and he and all the staff were just lovely. The food was excellent and...More

Thank Tish F
Michael B, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Tish, I'm so glad you were able to make it in while you were in town. I love hearing that we're top of your list in Denver! Hope to see you all back soon.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Visiting from Chicago. Feel a bit pretentious because I wasn’t expecting such great food in Denver! We had the chief’s selection. Food was superb. The wagyu on a stick really stuck out. Service was also excellentMore

Thank Woodman60
Michael B, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We wonder how the rankings are determined too, but while TripAdvisor's algorithm may be inscrutable, reviews like yours show we're appreciated where it really matters, in public opinion. There, in my informal sampling, I think we're number one. I'm not surprised that you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Elegant Southeast Asian restaurant, I would call it an upscale vibe actually, the french onion soup dumplings are a prime example of how amazing the menu is! I have also ordered the buns, the shrimp rolls, fried korean chicken sandwich, we enjoyed this meal so...More

Thank briannaeisennn
Michael B, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Brianna, I'm so glad you enjoyed your meal so much. Anytime you get the craving for dumplings you know where to find us!

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Went for lunch yesterday and it was beyond wonderful. I had the fish taco and my friend had the seared salmon. Mine was great, his was over the mood delicious and I had a definite case of food envy. Service was unobtrusive and helpful Drinks...More

Thank BCardell
Michael B, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for stopping in. Hope you can join us again soon, maybe for dinner, when you can try a couple of our specialty cocktails.

Reviewed 3 September 2018

This restaurant is busy for a reason--the food is terrific! On our first visit, we had the soup dumplings, which were a delightful take on French onion soup. We also enjoyed the potstickers and the wagyu beef, which was melt-in-your mouth tender. It was difficult...More

Thank Missy A
Michael B, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us Missy. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal so much, but I'm sorry you felt the service was intrusive. We certainly were not trying to make you feel rushed. I hope you can join us again soon.

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21 August 2015|
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Response from kkmpizzo | Reviewed this property |
We ate there in the evening and I would say that most people were dressed business casual. That was in early May. I would think that during the summer you would see people with shorts and a collared shirt?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 Blake St, Suite 101, Denver, CO 80202-1625
    (16th St)
  • Public Transportation: RTD Transfer station on 16th and Market, one block away.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-353-5223
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