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Jax Fish House

€€ - €€€Seafood, ,
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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Seafood, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1539 17th St, Denver, CO 80202-1201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located and easy to find. They have fantastic happy hour. Some of my all-time favorites are cucumber press, peel and eat shrimp, calamari, and fries. Always excellent and friendly service at the bar.

Thank Monica T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a rainy Thursday in late July, but the place was packed - according to the bartender the rain was keeping the crowds down. We were able to get a 7:30pm reservation at around 4pm that day, so that may have been true....More

Thank chi_dave
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We came here for our 1st wedding anniversary dinner and were very please. We ordered fried calamari, peel and eat shrimp, a crab cake, and 3 oysters in creole, charbroiled, French onion style. I also got a jax mule and my husband got their strawberry...More

Thank ColoradoBeerBeauty
Reviewed 9 July 2018

In the heart of the LoDo neighborhood, just a few blocks from Coors Field. Very busy, but found outside seating. Had a great meal of mussels, clams, and fish. Good service. Very nice experience.

Thank K3481UOjohnk
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Upon our arrival to Denver, we were curious to find an Oyster Happy Hour. We didn't think we would find one, but Jax came up. Off we went ! The oysters were SUPER !!!! So clean and fresh, and perfectly shucked !!! Also part of...More

Thank Pubkahn
Reviewed 21 June 2018

What a great find. Best seafood more than 200 miles from a large body of water. went for happy hour and everything was fresh and delicious. The east coast oysters were as good as on Long Island where I grew up. Friendly, busy, happening place....More

Thank ralphw447
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This place food is amazing,me and my fiancé ate here two straight days.We both had the cornbread and pick and peel shrimp,I had the tuna which is the best I ever had (I’ve had tuna from a lot of places) the key lime pie is...More

Thank PMichael B
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

My wife & I were in Denver for a few days. We walked by Jax Fish House on the way to Union Station and it looked like a place we might want to try. We did the following night. The best way to describe the...More

Thank Kurt F
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is the best seafood in Denver. Excellent atmosphere, food, and service. Do the Kumamoto oysters. Best secret ever is the seafood stew on Sundays, simply amazing.

Thank Mizuno_MP58
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I was in Denver on business with my brother and we were looking around for a place for Happy Hour and also to fulfill the dinner obligation. Jax is a fish house and oyster bar so we decided to stop in. We were seated by...More

Thank ianshamshey
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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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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