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Jax Fish House

1539 17th St, Denver, CO 80202-1201
+1 303-292-5767
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
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1539 17th St, Denver, CO 80202-1201
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Denver for a quick weekend trip and booked Jax for dinner - we arrived a bit early and found a spot at the bar for a pre dinner drink, and we ended up eating there as well. The service was quick, the...More

Thank Hobie58
Reviewed 16 December 2017

My son and I went to Jax prior to a hockey game at the Pepsi Center. We were there for happy hour. They have a great selection of beers. Oysters were absolutely delicious… Expressions anything I have had in Denver. All of the appetizers were...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Jax is a great seafood restaurant in "land-locked" Denver. Located near Union Station, Jax is a quaint restaurant/bar and has fresh seafood. From the time we walked inside, the staff made us feel welcome and were very accommodating. Jose was our waiter and he was...More

Thank JimH_Tarheel
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I came with friends randomly and ended up at the bar. Noah was an amazing server and bartender and he makes great dirty martinis! I would eat here again on another visit, easily! Get the oysters and mussels!

Thank TampaTraveler24
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Delicious food and a fun atmosphere - we will definitely be back! They were running late so our reserved table wasn't ready when we arrived, but the wait was worth it!

Thank lupeluc
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We came here on their 21st birthday night so the oysters were half off and there were other specials as well. Even though they were packed, the service was still great and the product was outstanding. Can’t ask for more than that. Well done!

Thank bugsy554
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of Denver's quintessential restaurants. Great neighborhood and great menu. Love the look and feel and the big circular bar. Sit at the bar. Get here for happy hour and enjoy some oysters beer and killer shrimp. Will I Go Back? Yes. Can't...More

Thank WillIGoBack
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We went for happy hour. The oysters were great. Good beer selection. Nice cocktails. The cucumber one was delicious. Good prices and good service.

Thank Christy D
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We are just in Denver for a conference. Jax Fish House was recommended to us by an acquaintance. Seafood is fresh, delicious 😋 and very well priced. We did not make a reservation so we’re seated at bar stools by the windows because it was...More

Thank Sophia L
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I had a great time, great seafood, great service and an overall great atmosphere in that restaurant. Looking forward to coming back soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1539 17th St, Denver, CO 80202-1201
    (17th & Wazee)
  • Public Transportation: Union Station, Light Rail and Market St Bus Depot are all less than 2 blocks away!
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-292-5767
  • E-mail
The longstanding LoDo favorite serves up the ocean's freshest and finest, ranked Top 25 Best Seafood Restaurants in America by Travel + Leisure Magazine. The Jax crew sources dock-to-door and works closely with local farmers and purveyors on a daily basis. Consistently named the "Best Seafood Restaurant in Denver", Jax LoDo continues to exceed expectations. Come in and experience what unconditional hospitality feels like!
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