We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro

#16 of 2,422 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1555 Blake St, Suite 101, Denver, CO 80202-1625 (16th St)
+1 303-353-5223
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 14:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

419 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 407: English reviews
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful, sharing-style pan-Asian restaurant. Must try the Brussel sprouts and the Wagyu beef dishes. Great service and they capped off the eve with a lovely birthday desert.

Thank F8766WXkeithw
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My my my ❤ one word ' fantastic' This place has our ❤ tucked away on Blake street, it's a culinary masterpiece. My husband and I ordered soup dumplings which simply melted in our mouth, yummmm. For mains we ordered lobster crepe which was nothing we've had before, simply amazing, the flavour still in my mouth. The lamb chops were... More 

Thank Sharmilafaruqi
Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The craft cocktails here are just delicious. There's one that is warm and spicy and it's my favorite! I highly recommend coming here if you're looking for some good Asian cuisine. The soup dumplings are my favorite because they're super soft! You have to put the whole thing in your mouth and the soup comes out! Amazing.

Thank ScentedStudio
Boise, Idaho
Level Contributor
226 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cholon is a great restaurant for a variety of asian infused dishes. The group I was with tried a sampling of multiple dishes. The Kaya toast, coconut jam, egg cloud was amazing and light. The Wagyu Beef skewers were very tasty. We were impressed with the Brussels sprouts and ground pork salad was a great blend of crispy and pork... More 

Thank JimH_Tarheel
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went in for a late Valentines dinner and the service was great. Food was fantastic and the wine was amazing! Looking forward to dinning there again!

Thank rig2rooster
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: The food is great and very interesting in the best way. And that is a main reason to go to any restaurant. We have and will return. Cons: It is noisy. That may not be a factor for a lot of customers, but be aware if it is for you. But the biggest beef I would have (didn't happen... More 

Thank jimbob101
ChoLonBistro, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro, responded to this review

I'm sorry that we recommended more food than you all felt you needed. I know I'm a believer that "more is better", but I agree we should always strive to tailor your dining experience to your party. Please don't ever feel pressured to take our recommendations either; if you decide you're still hungry after your initial order we'll happily still... More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was exceptional - Very knowledgeable waitress. Everyone is our party loved the unique taste of their Noodle Bowl. Small establishment so definitely encourage take out if you don't enjoy waiting. The food is delicious!

Thank elisV5
ChoLonBistro, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro, responded to this review

Nice to hear that your experience was so great! In lieu of ordering to-go, I'd suggest just making reservations to avoid the wait. As you said, part of the experience is our knowledgable and attentive staff. Hope to see you back soon. More 

Savannah, Georgia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ChoLon had the perfect energetic atmosphere and our server was top notch. Can't wait to get back to Denver for this place!

Thank flipp_flopps
ChoLonBistro, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks for the compliments. We can't wait for you to come back either! More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chef Lon Symensma is a highly versatile chef who can create excellent Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Indian influenced food all equally well. He stays true to the roots of these cuisines but adds his own signature that is distinctly different from the traditional fare. Great ambience, lovely staff, good service. Highly recommended!

Thank NYonMyMind
ChoLonBistro, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro, responded to this review

Chef Lon has travelled extensively throughout Asia and fell in love with the cuisine. It's nice to hear that his passion and experience come through in his cooking and made your experience so memorable. We'll look forward to seeing you next time you're in town! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
162 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I had the most mouthwatering lunch I'd had in a long time. The soup dumplings are to die for, the crispy brussels sprouts were perfect, and the wagyu beef stir fry with homemade noodles was simply delicious. Also had a perfectly dressed salad. Service was well-timed and professional, and we were greeted warmly both entering and exiting. Great place.

ChoLonBistro, Maître d' at ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. Great to hear that everything was so good when you joined us for lunch recently. Be sure to stop in for dinner sometime too. More 

Travellers who viewed ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro also viewed


Been to ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$75
Malaysian, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Denver, Colorado

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?