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321 17th St, The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, CO 80202-4003 (Formerly The Brown Palace Hotel) (Between Broadway & Tremont Place)
+1 303-297-3111
17:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting to see the mixed reviews here. Readers should note that many of the negative reviews lean toward dissatisfaction with portion sizes. This isn't Olive Garden and you're not getting an all-you-can endless pasta bowl. In my one experience at the Palace Arms the quality of the ingredients and the care and creativity with which they were prepared and plated... More 

Thank Kevin M
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I came here with two coworkers while traveling for a conference, and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and the refined ambiance the restaurant offers. We had an 8:00pm reservation and were promptly seated upon arrival by Mitchell, the supervisor. Our server quickly took our food and drink order, and our meals came out prepared to our specifications. The menu... More 

Thank Anthony Q
Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Brown Palace had advertised their Holiday Celebration online highlighting some of things dinner guests could expect. The evening sounded very special. However, as a retired teacher and a two-time breast cancer survivor this special event was outside of my budget. I commented online how wonderful it would be to attend such as event. An anonymous person read my message... More 

Thank LACT1
Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Classic elegant ambiance, but the food was an over reach at gourmet/fusion, which never quite made it where the chef may have intended. The textures where fabulous, and some of the garnishes very tasty, but the overall taste of the main courses left much to be desired. The portions were also un-Coloradan. We've eaten in some wonderful places in L.A.,... More 

Thank ZailynPrada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The food was good enough, but unbelievably small. The steak was a whole four ounces. Fill up on bread!

Thank rupzip
Sacramento, California
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482 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Dinner in the early evening. Server was excellent. Elegant look and feel. Quiet dining experience. Very nice menu choices. Wine list is expansive but on the pricey side. The salmon and ribeye choices were excellent, presentation was very creative, but the portion size was modest. Both were well seasoned. I would say both choices were on the pricey side for... More 

Thank ranishi
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

In a word, horrible. We arrived 5 minutes late for a 5pm reservation for 3 and still had to wait 10 minutes to be seated in an almost empty restaurant. Since this was Christmas dinner our only dinner option was vegetarian or not. No other choices permitted at the Arms on Christmas. I chose the vegetarian. The soup was lukewarm... More 

1 Thank tollopa
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This restaurant should be ashamed. We ate at the restaurant last night, Christmas Eve. The cost per person $135 plus wine, and any extra's. This had to be the worst meal I have ever experienced. There was no regular menu. The menu was much like a New Years Eve menu. They had a tasting menu, if you could call it... More 

1 Thank susurm
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We have looked forward to our tradition of celebrating our anniversaries at the Palace Arms for the past 17 years. No more!!! Last Tuesday we had dinner there and were surprised that there was only one occupied table other than ours.The usual professionally prepared Caesar Salad at tableside ($20) was absent. Instead, a bowl of lettuce was placed in the... More 

2 Thank RichardP1983
Louisville, KY
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The Brown Palace is our very favorite Historic Hotel and a visit there is never complete without at least one visit to the Palace Arms. Imagine our disappointment when we visited on our first evening at the hotel, only to find that in this historic icon, there is absolutelty no traditIon maintained in menu selections. I very much understand the... More 

1 Thank goodweathertraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 17th St, The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, CO 80202-4003 (Formerly The Brown Palace Hotel)
    (Between Broadway & Tremont Place)
  • Public Transportation: Bus: Civic Center; Light Rail: 18th & California
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-297-3111
The legendary restaurant is for the food and wine aficionado. Blending contemporary American cuisine with one of the best wine selections anywhere, the Palace Arms consistently rates among the finest restaurants in Denver. Signature items such as a caesar salad prepared table side, seared steak of Colorado bison, combined with many other creative contemporary or traditional dishes. The "New" Palace Arms provides a casual dress code where jackets are not required.

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