City Grille

★★★☆☆
  • 321 E Colfax Ave

    Denver, CO 80203

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  • 303-861-0726

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They have done some tweeking and changes over the past year and have a friendlier staff, and upgraded their food... definitely worth giving it another shot if you haven't been in awhile!

I adore their turkey burgers (2 patties) that are

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★★★★★

They have done some tweeking and changes over the past year and have a friendlier staff, and upgraded their food... definitely worth giving it another shot if you haven't been in awhile!

I adore their turkey burgers (2 patties) that are

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Please!... this can't possibly be the best burger in DENVER! YIKES! Believe me even IF they had the best burger, the terrible service, warm beer, and INFLATED prices as compared to those advertised this place is riding it out for all they

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★★★★★

Please!... this can't possibly be the best burger in DENVER! YIKES! Believe me even IF they had the best burger, the terrible service, warm beer, and INFLATED prices as compared to those advertised this place is riding it out for all they

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I wouldn't go back - I ordered the sliders and asked the waiter if I could have some cheese and he told me they don't come with cheese, to which I asked if I could get cheese? I'm willing to pay extra for a couple slices of cheese. He

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★★★★★

I wouldn't go back - I ordered the sliders and asked the waiter if I could have some cheese and he told me they don't come with cheese, to which I asked if I could get cheese? I'm willing to pay extra for a couple slices of cheese. He

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i will not go back! drove 27mi to taste the so called best burger in denver
walked in smelld like a dirty mop
still sat down "for the burger"
2 drinks one with a bug "no charge for the bug and no apology" Food didn't take long
maybe thats why it was far from the best in town
oh yeah I bet burger king gives better service
and better food not some salty fries

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★☆☆☆☆

i will not go back! drove 27mi to taste the so called best burger in denver
walked in smelld like a dirty mop
still sat down "for the burger"
2 drinks one with a bug "no charge for the bug and no apology" Food didn't take long
maybe thats why it was far from the best in town
oh yeah I bet burger king gives better service
and better food not some salty fries

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Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Enjoy a happy hour beer for $.99. Free parking on the street.

5
★★★★★

Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Enjoy a happy hour beer for $.99. Free parking on the street.

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Food is great but the wait staff needs to work on the service they provide. they are friendly but not very fast.

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★★★☆☆

Food is great but the wait staff needs to work on the service they provide. they are friendly but not very fast.

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One good thing about CityGrille, is that you can always count on getting a great meal! Whether you switch it up, have their nightly specials, or try the variety of burgers...the food is good all of the time. Their owner, chef, David, runs a good kitchen staff...preparing all the soups, salad dressings, sauces and more from scratch. I love that they keep us happy. Rich, the other owner, is always cooking up a good coupon to give us value. Sign up on their website for a great coupon!

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★★★★★

One good thing about CityGrille, is that you can always count on getting a great meal! Whether you switch it up, have their nightly specials, or try the variety of burgers...the food is good all of the time. Their owner, chef, David, runs a good kitchen staff...preparing all the soups, salad dressings, sauces and more from scratch. I love that they keep us happy. Rich, the other owner, is always cooking up a good coupon to give us value. Sign up on their website for a great coupon!

Pros: Great coupons!

Cons: nothing

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Tried it twice to make sure it was not me. Day shift bartenders both females at seperate times. They pretty much suck. At least kiss a little butt when a single guy sits at the bar?? Burger just Ok..

PS. Talked to someone across the street later and she said thats the reason she no longer goes to the joint...

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★☆☆☆☆

Tried it twice to make sure it was not me. Day shift bartenders both females at seperate times. They pretty much suck. At least kiss a little butt when a single guy sits at the bar?? Burger just Ok..

PS. Talked to someone across the street later and she said thats the reason she no longer goes to the joint...

Pros: Empty during the day.

Cons: Bartenders

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Everything is perfect that I have had so far. Worth every penny, staff not so friendly but who care when you have food like this. I have eaten there 2 dozen times or so.

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★★★★☆

Everything is perfect that I have had so far. Worth every penny, staff not so friendly but who care when you have food like this. I have eaten there 2 dozen times or so.

Pros: wings, burgers,

Cons: parking

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My BFF and I went to City Grille for lunch yesterday. We were so pleased by the courteous, fast service and excellent food. We ordered Steak Burgers.. oh so delicious! Good quality meat.The buns that they use are top notch; hearty and thick. I'd read reviews in the paper that they serve the best burgers in Denver. CORRECT! We will be back.

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★★★★★

My BFF and I went to City Grille for lunch yesterday. We were so pleased by the courteous, fast service and excellent food. We ordered Steak Burgers.. oh so delicious! Good quality meat.The buns that they use are top notch; hearty and thick. I'd read reviews in the paper that they serve the best burgers in Denver. CORRECT! We will be back.

Pros: Excellent burgers and beer !

Cons: None to mention!

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Burgers are top rate. Fries are as well. As far as service, I am a huge fan of Mel. If you get another server during a rush, well..... Good thing I do not drink here very often; the beer prices are terrible. The lobbists that fill this place don't seem to care though.....

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★★★★☆

Burgers are top rate. Fries are as well. As far as service, I am a huge fan of Mel. If you get another server during a rush, well..... Good thing I do not drink here very often; the beer prices are terrible. The lobbists that fill this place don't seem to care though.....

Pros: Really great burgers

Cons: Needs a better happy hour

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The only thing better than the burgers are the sliders...especially when they are $1 each for happy hour. The waitstaff is super friendly, too.

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★★★★★

The only thing better than the burgers are the sliders...especially when they are $1 each for happy hour. The waitstaff is super friendly, too.

Pros: Great Happy Hour Deals

Cons: They should stay open later

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OK, don?t get too excited about this place. I fell for the ?best burger in town? a few times. I have visited this place enough to realize that for a lunch price, the burger just doesn?t stand up to the name of ?best?. The burger does have an original bun that adds a twist to the looks and taste. You can get your favorite fixings, but beware of the hefty price. A lunch could cost you in excess of $12, and that includes the tip without a drink. Still a pretty good burger, but just a bit overprices. The service is sketchy. Stay away from the backroom if you can at all help it. The waitress back there came from the show Alice. I think here name is Flo and she has the same antics as the actress. Not quite for me. Don?t be afraid do check it out, but on the same terms, try some other local dive bars also, as they will probably satisfy you just the same or better.

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★★☆☆☆

OK, don?t get too excited about this place. I fell for the ?best burger in town? a few times. I have visited this place enough to realize that for a lunch price, the burger just doesn?t stand up to the name of ?best?. The burger does have an original bun that adds a twist to the looks and taste. You can get your favorite fixings, but beware of the hefty price. A lunch could cost you in excess of $12, and that includes the tip without a drink. Still a pretty good burger, but just a bit overprices. The service is sketchy. Stay away from the backroom if you can at all help it. The waitress back there came from the show Alice. I think here name is Flo and she has the same antics as the actress. Not quite for me. Don?t be afraid do check it out, but on the same terms, try some other local dive bars also, as they will probably satisfy you just the same or better.

Pros: you might see a politician

Cons: you probably won't recognize them

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While no expert on all things food, I do recognize some tasty show when I get down to it. City Grille's mini-burgers (especially when on special, after 10, for $1/burger) are something not to be missed. Generally served slightly bloody, they're pretty much everything you could want from a mini-burger: simple, well-cooked, flavorful, and just a bit greasy.

In the evenings, the bartendress often doubles as waitress and has an upbeat, greasy-spoon-style attitude. They can handle a bar and the drunks that go with it with snappy retorts and quick wit.

The atmosphere is very taverny/neighborhood bar or hangout. Just simple, unpretentious, and comfortable. If you're looking for a seen and be-seen kind of place, it probably isn't for you. If you're lucky for a place to kick back with a beer and some good, simple eats, you'll be doing yourself a favor stopping in at the City Grille.

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★★★★★

While no expert on all things food, I do recognize some tasty show when I get down to it. City Grille's mini-burgers (especially when on special, after 10, for $1/burger) are something not to be missed. Generally served slightly bloody, they're pretty much everything you could want from a mini-burger: simple, well-cooked, flavorful, and just a bit greasy.

In the evenings, the bartendress often doubles as waitress and has an upbeat, greasy-spoon-style attitude. They can handle a bar and the drunks that go with it with snappy retorts and quick wit.

The atmosphere is very taverny/neighborhood bar or hangout. Just simple, unpretentious, and comfortable. If you're looking for a seen and be-seen kind of place, it probably isn't for you. If you're lucky for a place to kick back with a beer and some good, simple eats, you'll be doing yourself a favor stopping in at the City Grille.

Pros: Good, cheap food. Friendly, oft-sarcastic staff. Nice environment.

Cons: Can be a little slow at night (few staff on hand), may be more than a couple drunks around

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The service at this place has always been a 2 on a scale of 10. I was once again crushed tonight when I tried to order take out and was told at 9pm they already went on the late night menu.
The burgers are overpriced, but tasty so I can justify $10 for a burger
The beers are overpriced, but you need beer with a burger. Not justified but good business I guess.
The service is horrible, nothing can justify that. I will only order food there on take out, and well I guess I cant even do that at a resonable hour (9:00 is not THAT late, come on!)

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★★★☆☆

The service at this place has always been a 2 on a scale of 10. I was once again crushed tonight when I tried to order take out and was told at 9pm they already went on the late night menu.
The burgers are overpriced, but tasty so I can justify $10 for a burger
The beers are overpriced, but you need beer with a burger. Not justified but good business I guess.
The service is horrible, nothing can justify that. I will only order food there on take out, and well I guess I cant even do that at a resonable hour (9:00 is not THAT late, come on!)

Pros: Still a great burger

Cons: Not that great a burger to withstand the horrible wait staff

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our waiter was super cool. The food was good. I had been looking forward to having one of their burgers for quite some time. I actually brought a group of 10 people out to give them a try for my birthday dinner. $3.50 for a PBR. that's like charging for ice. I understand the price of the PBR if you are in downtown LA on on the strip in Vegas. Beautiful Colfax ave does not warrant a $3.50 PBR.

We will not return.

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★★☆☆☆

our waiter was super cool. The food was good. I had been looking forward to having one of their burgers for quite some time. I actually brought a group of 10 people out to give them a try for my birthday dinner. $3.50 for a PBR. that's like charging for ice. I understand the price of the PBR if you are in downtown LA on on the strip in Vegas. Beautiful Colfax ave does not warrant a $3.50 PBR.

We will not return.

Pros: waitstaff, decent burger, fries were good

Cons: 3.50 PBR

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3 of my coworkers and I took one of our coworkers to lunch. We had the most awful service that I have ever received at a restaurant. The waitress that we had gave us extremely poor service, but to top it all off for us was that she actually had the nerve to add gratuity to our bill! Our bill said that there were 10 people dining when she brought it to us, which I understand would usually mean that gratuity is automatically added. However, there were only 5 of us there! She also added 5 drinks on our bill when we only had 3 drinks (2 of us had water.) If you go to the City Grille and get Melinda as a waitress, get up and leave or ask to sit in another section. She will try and scam you!
One of our coworkers had to order early before the birthday girl got there. She ordered her lunch, received it, and was almost done eating it before the waitress came back to take the rest of our orders. She never returned to fill our drinks, ask how we were, etc. By the time we were ready to leave, she would not bring us our bill so we could pay. When we finally flagged her down to pay for the bill, and she brought it to us we saw that she had added extra drinks to it and her gratuity which she did not deserve! We asked if she could split out the bill, or at least put each of our meals on our individual credit cards. She got really rude with us and said she couldn't do that that she would need to exactly how much to put on each credit card! She made things very difficult for us and we had to sit there for 20 minutes figuring out what everyone owed with the automatic gratuity the waitress put on the bill, plus everyone was paying in different ways and different amounts. The whole thing was extremely frustrating! We felt extremely scammed when we walked out of there.

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★☆☆☆☆

3 of my coworkers and I took one of our coworkers to lunch. We had the most awful service that I have ever received at a restaurant. The waitress that we had gave us extremely poor service, but to top it all off for us was that she actually had the nerve to add gratuity to our bill! Our bill said that there were 10 people dining when she brought it to us, which I understand would usually mean that gratuity is automatically added. However, there were only 5 of us there! She also added 5 drinks on our bill when we only had 3 drinks (2 of us had water.) If you go to the City Grille and get Melinda as a waitress, get up and leave or ask to sit in another section. She will try and scam you!
One of our coworkers had to order early before the birthday girl got there. She ordered her lunch, received it, and was almost done eating it before the waitress came back to take the rest of our orders. She never returned to fill our drinks, ask how we were, etc. By the time we were ready to leave, she would not bring us our bill so we could pay. When we finally flagged her down to pay for the bill, and she brought it to us we saw that she had added extra drinks to it and her gratuity which she did not deserve! We asked if she could split out the bill, or at least put each of our meals on our individual credit cards. She got really rude with us and said she couldn't do that that she would need to exactly how much to put on each credit card! She made things very difficult for us and we had to sit there for 20 minutes figuring out what everyone owed with the automatic gratuity the waitress put on the bill, plus everyone was paying in different ways and different amounts. The whole thing was extremely frustrating! We felt extremely scammed when we walked out of there.

Pros: Hamburger

Cons: Service and disgusting salad

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Seriously great burgers. Entrees like fish'n'chip and mac'n'cheese are also super. CityGrille's turkey burger is super-tasty, with it's sage mayo. Make sure you get the fries with green chili and cheese! This is my default restaurant!

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★★★★★

Seriously great burgers. Entrees like fish'n'chip and mac'n'cheese are also super. CityGrille's turkey burger is super-tasty, with it's sage mayo. Make sure you get the fries with green chili and cheese! This is my default restaurant!

Pros: green chili, nightly specials

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Poor service is an understatement. Can not really comment on the decor only saw a corner that is completely shielded from everything but the Women's room and the waitress hangout. So I can say our table felt like a punishment. We were not their kind of people apparently. It had peeling paint and dusty mouldings. There were other tables open. Then we sat with finished plates pushed to the edge of the table and no one wanted to be bothered by us. The "hostess" rolled her eyes everytime she glanced at us. We finally got up and asked for the check. If the food was great I would say it was worth it but it was a good burger but BEST - not even close. Fries were fair. And this is what to look forward to after trying to find a parking place if you are not in the area to just walk in. What a waste of a star. This is the first time I have ever done a bad review. It is not a pleasant experiance but neither was this restaurant.

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★☆☆☆☆

Poor service is an understatement. Can not really comment on the decor only saw a corner that is completely shielded from everything but the Women's room and the waitress hangout. So I can say our table felt like a punishment. We were not their kind of people apparently. It had peeling paint and dusty mouldings. There were other tables open. Then we sat with finished plates pushed to the edge of the table and no one wanted to be bothered by us. The "hostess" rolled her eyes everytime she glanced at us. We finally got up and asked for the check. If the food was great I would say it was worth it but it was a good burger but BEST - not even close. Fries were fair. And this is what to look forward to after trying to find a parking place if you are not in the area to just walk in. What a waste of a star. This is the first time I have ever done a bad review. It is not a pleasant experiance but neither was this restaurant.

Pros: You get to leave, It is not mandantory, You can chose not to go

Cons: SERVICE, parking, overall experiance

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I don't see what the big deal is about City Grille. I don't want to go back. The burger is okay, but it's not heavenly like everyone says. I have been here several times and the wait staff seem to have better things to do than wait on you. And they're rude (all girls) and you have to listen to them gripe about everything under the sun with the other girls. Every time I've been there, without fail. The fries are thin and I would believe it if they were frozen.

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★★★☆☆

I don't see what the big deal is about City Grille. I don't want to go back. The burger is okay, but it's not heavenly like everyone says. I have been here several times and the wait staff seem to have better things to do than wait on you. And they're rude (all girls) and you have to listen to them gripe about everything under the sun with the other girls. Every time I've been there, without fail. The fries are thin and I would believe it if they were frozen.

Pros: You can say you had "Denver's Best Burger"

Cons: It's not "Denver's Best Burger"

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This is one of Food Snobs favorite Buffalo Burgers. David and Rich know how its done. For you suburbanites, dont let the location of this cool little spot scare you away. GO GO GO to honor Tatonka with cheese. and ...... the daily specials are great too.

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★★★★★

This is one of Food Snobs favorite Buffalo Burgers. David and Rich know how its done. For you suburbanites, dont let the location of this cool little spot scare you away. GO GO GO to honor Tatonka with cheese. and ...... the daily specials are great too.

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Still the best burger in town...if you haven't tried it yet, you're missing out. Don't judge it by the decor...they're not a trendy $20 burger joint...just good cheap burgers that are still the best in town.

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★★★★★

Still the best burger in town...if you haven't tried it yet, you're missing out. Don't judge it by the decor...they're not a trendy $20 burger joint...just good cheap burgers that are still the best in town.

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If you are the type of person who likes casual dining in a bar like atmosphere this is the place for you. If your coming in for a hearty lunch or a night with the family, city grille pub has that vibe that just makes you order a Sunshine Wheat beer and their famouse city grille burger that include crispy bacon, tangy cesar dressing, and melted swiss cheese. Its the perfect combination for any food lover to have a instant food-gasm. Its worth every bite for just under $10 bucks. The freindly waitresses always have something great to suggest if burgers aren't your favorite and can talk football while you wait if its not too busy. Monday through Sunday they have a food theme for the night to bring any crowd of people together while watching their favorite college or professional sport on any of the t.v.'s positioned in all cornors.

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★★★★☆

If you are the type of person who likes casual dining in a bar like atmosphere this is the place for you. If your coming in for a hearty lunch or a night with the family, city grille pub has that vibe that just makes you order a Sunshine Wheat beer and their famouse city grille burger that include crispy bacon, tangy cesar dressing, and melted swiss cheese. Its the perfect combination for any food lover to have a instant food-gasm. Its worth every bite for just under $10 bucks. The freindly waitresses always have something great to suggest if burgers aren't your favorite and can talk football while you wait if its not too busy. Monday through Sunday they have a food theme for the night to bring any crowd of people together while watching their favorite college or professional sport on any of the t.v.'s positioned in all cornors.

Pros: Service, Food

Cons: Parking

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I had heard the hype about CityGrille burgers and so decided to give it a try. First of all the service was horrible. The wait staff there was rude. I ordered my burger well done and my boyfriend ordered his medium well. I got my burger pink and cold in the middle and my boyfriend's burger was bloody rare. When we complained that our burgers were not done right they came back burned. The waitress didn't care. I called the next day and complained about the food and waitress and the manager said we could come back on the house. We decided to give it another try hoping we just had a bad experience. I ordered a well done burger again and received a medium rare burger AGAIN! The waitress again was rude and not only did she cop an attitude so did the manager. I do not recommend this place and from what I can tell from the other reviews it seems as though the "recommendable burger" from CityGrille has been long gone. If you decide to try it....order your burger opposite of how you would actually like it cooked.

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★☆☆☆☆

I had heard the hype about CityGrille burgers and so decided to give it a try. First of all the service was horrible. The wait staff there was rude. I ordered my burger well done and my boyfriend ordered his medium well. I got my burger pink and cold in the middle and my boyfriend's burger was bloody rare. When we complained that our burgers were not done right they came back burned. The waitress didn't care. I called the next day and complained about the food and waitress and the manager said we could come back on the house. We decided to give it another try hoping we just had a bad experience. I ordered a well done burger again and received a medium rare burger AGAIN! The waitress again was rude and not only did she cop an attitude so did the manager. I do not recommend this place and from what I can tell from the other reviews it seems as though the "recommendable burger" from CityGrille has been long gone. If you decide to try it....order your burger opposite of how you would actually like it cooked.

Pros: Wing sauce was good

Cons: Rude waitstaff and gross food

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We had just arrived in Denver and were on the first night of our honeymoon. We were tired and just wanted some Burger/Bar Food. We came upon CityGrille by chance. I have to say, it was a very good Burger...true, you could probably make a better one at home if your a decent cook, but it was ONE OF the best burger's I've had dining out. We also tried their blueberry/habanero barbeque wings, a unique sauce, and VERY tasty. The salad that comes with your burger (if you choose it instead of fries) is above average. The fries are pretty low quality, fast food type. We actually ate there later in the week and didn't have any problems with the service, and I can be pretty picky about little things. Yes it wasn't world class, and maybe we just got lucky, but I didn't see any examples of some of the things i heard in reviews.
We recommend the place.

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★★★★☆

We had just arrived in Denver and were on the first night of our honeymoon. We were tired and just wanted some Burger/Bar Food. We came upon CityGrille by chance. I have to say, it was a very good Burger...true, you could probably make a better one at home if your a decent cook, but it was ONE OF the best burger's I've had dining out. We also tried their blueberry/habanero barbeque wings, a unique sauce, and VERY tasty. The salad that comes with your burger (if you choose it instead of fries) is above average. The fries are pretty low quality, fast food type. We actually ate there later in the week and didn't have any problems with the service, and I can be pretty picky about little things. Yes it wasn't world class, and maybe we just got lucky, but I didn't see any examples of some of the things i heard in reviews.
We recommend the place.

Pros: Burgers, Wings

Cons: Parking

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I live in the area, and continue to return dreaming of the burger and wishing that the waitresses are gone. But they never are. The Service at this bar is among the worst in Denver. The bartenders are rude as hell, and the waitresses are no better. The burger is incredible though, especially with green chili on it. So I have resorted to take out, but the waitresses still manage to ruin the experience. Don't bother if you haven't been. If you have and still love the taste like I do, then good luck.

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★☆☆☆☆

I live in the area, and continue to return dreaming of the burger and wishing that the waitresses are gone. But they never are. The Service at this bar is among the worst in Denver. The bartenders are rude as hell, and the waitresses are no better. The burger is incredible though, especially with green chili on it. So I have resorted to take out, but the waitresses still manage to ruin the experience. Don't bother if you haven't been. If you have and still love the taste like I do, then good luck.

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The best burger at a restaurant/pub that I've had in Denver, but it should be since they're like $9. Go on monday night where the special is a burger plus a domestic draft for $7ish. However, if you get ground beef from whole foods and make a burger from it it is SIGNIFICANTLY SIGNIFICANTLY better than City Grille.

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★★★★☆

The best burger at a restaurant/pub that I've had in Denver, but it should be since they're like $9. Go on monday night where the special is a burger plus a domestic draft for $7ish. However, if you get ground beef from whole foods and make a burger from it it is SIGNIFICANTLY SIGNIFICANTLY better than City Grille.

Pros: Good burger

Cons: It's $9, it should be good.

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I ate lunch at Cutygrille today and the service was horrible. The waitress was rude, she shoved a plate into a coworker who was chatting and told her that the plate was too heavy as she preactically dropped it. She also threw someone's ATM card on the table as she told us that she can't charge separately for someone. The food was not cooked all the way- 5 hamburgers had to be sent back to the kitchen and was way overpriced. I will never eat there again.

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★☆☆☆☆

I ate lunch at Cutygrille today and the service was horrible. The waitress was rude, she shoved a plate into a coworker who was chatting and told her that the plate was too heavy as she preactically dropped it. She also threw someone's ATM card on the table as she told us that she can't charge separately for someone. The food was not cooked all the way- 5 hamburgers had to be sent back to the kitchen and was way overpriced. I will never eat there again.

Cons: RUDE waitress, Expensive

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I tried to go for lunch a few weeks ago and was forced to stand in a smoky room while waitresses ignored me. I finally flagged one and was told that I'd have to wait awhile. The nonsmoking section had TONS of booths open, but I was told that they weren't going to seat one person in them. So I began to wonder why I was bothering. The dining area was grungy and cramped, the waitresses were snotty, and the food didn't look all that great. I told the waitress I'd just go across the street & she could care less. I went across the street to the RedRoom, MUCH BETTER. Nonsmoking until 2 pm, clean diningroom, friendly, quick service and good food. If you like to pay high prices for burgers, have waitresses treat you badly and stand in a room full of smoke where you can barely see/breathe, go to Citygrille.

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★☆☆☆☆

I tried to go for lunch a few weeks ago and was forced to stand in a smoky room while waitresses ignored me. I finally flagged one and was told that I'd have to wait awhile. The nonsmoking section had TONS of booths open, but I was told that they weren't going to seat one person in them. So I began to wonder why I was bothering. The dining area was grungy and cramped, the waitresses were snotty, and the food didn't look all that great. I told the waitress I'd just go across the street & she could care less. I went across the street to the RedRoom, MUCH BETTER. Nonsmoking until 2 pm, clean diningroom, friendly, quick service and good food. If you like to pay high prices for burgers, have waitresses treat you badly and stand in a room full of smoke where you can barely see/breathe, go to Citygrille.

Pros: Couldn't Find Any

Cons: Dirty Dining Area, Snotty Waitresses, Lack of Clean Air

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My Mother and I went to the City Grille during one of my visits to Denver. The burger at the City Grille was dry. The bun was very doughy. For 9.25 this should have been the best burger in the world, but it was wat not!!!!

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★★★☆☆

My Mother and I went to the City Grille during one of my visits to Denver. The burger at the City Grille was dry. The bun was very doughy. For 9.25 this should have been the best burger in the world, but it was wat not!!!!

Pros: large burgers

Cons: dry burger, too pricey

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I haven't been to this place in over a year primarily due to many of the same reasons already stated in other posts. Those of you who rated this place high must not be so familiar with Denver's other great restaurants or you lucked out. Either way, I visited CityGrille with several friends and for an average burger and drink it cost me a pretty penny and the service was no good. Our waitress seemed to care less about how we were doing.... If you plan on visiting, expect to pay a good dollar for average food. Maybe you will luck out with service as others seem to have.

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★☆☆☆☆

I haven't been to this place in over a year primarily due to many of the same reasons already stated in other posts. Those of you who rated this place high must not be so familiar with Denver's other great restaurants or you lucked out. Either way, I visited CityGrille with several friends and for an average burger and drink it cost me a pretty penny and the service was no good. Our waitress seemed to care less about how we were doing.... If you plan on visiting, expect to pay a good dollar for average food. Maybe you will luck out with service as others seem to have.

Cons: Expensive

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The new fresh look at CityGrille deserves a comment. Nice job on the new paint and patio! Just had to send a message to all looking for the tastiest, best bargain after 10pm. Was there late last night and had two baby burgers for $1.00 each. Same meat and buns as the Best Burger in Denver...and the price rocks!! Check it out and see - I believe they serve until midnight.

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★★★★★

The new fresh look at CityGrille deserves a comment. Nice job on the new paint and patio! Just had to send a message to all looking for the tastiest, best bargain after 10pm. Was there late last night and had two baby burgers for $1.00 each. Same meat and buns as the Best Burger in Denver...and the price rocks!! Check it out and see - I believe they serve until midnight.

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City Grille is known for their great hamburgers! And they do live up to that! However, a good hamburger is only so much to receive, when you also receive bad service. I will not got there again, after several trips to this restaurant. Each time we went to the restaurant, we were not greeted upon entering, and it took 10 minutes for someone to finally come over to us. We were seated and had to wait another 10 minutes for a waitress. Our order was finally placed, and although the food was good, it doesn't make up for the poor service we have received each time we have gone here. I would not recommend it.

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★★☆☆☆

City Grille is known for their great hamburgers! And they do live up to that! However, a good hamburger is only so much to receive, when you also receive bad service. I will not got there again, after several trips to this restaurant. Each time we went to the restaurant, we were not greeted upon entering, and it took 10 minutes for someone to finally come over to us. We were seated and had to wait another 10 minutes for a waitress. Our order was finally placed, and although the food was good, it doesn't make up for the poor service we have received each time we have gone here. I would not recommend it.

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Heard all the hype about the burgers and had to try them out. The food was good but did not meet the ratings. Serivce and ambience weak at best. This is one of those "been there done that" places. Denver can do way better than this place.

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★★★☆☆

Heard all the hype about the burgers and had to try them out. The food was good but did not meet the ratings. Serivce and ambience weak at best. This is one of those "been there done that" places. Denver can do way better than this place.

Cons: Difficult parking, dark

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This restaurant, even a year or so ago, was great for its specialties -- the burgers, fries, nightly specials, wings etc, with semi-decent service. Seems like a TON of turnover on staff and as such the service is very so-so (you feel like you are imposing upon the server by requesting utensils, napkins, water etc). Yup, the burgers are great but they suck based on the dining atmosphere (especially in the hotter months with no/little air conditioning plus the indifferent service). What a shame that this establishment's owners have chosen to totally concentrate on their other restaurant and let this one go to hell. (Monthly email promotions are targeted to groups of people rather than the casual diner which made the restaurant successful in the 1st place!) PS This is why I cannot vote in good conscience for CG in this year's City Search contest

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★★☆☆☆

This restaurant, even a year or so ago, was great for its specialties -- the burgers, fries, nightly specials, wings etc, with semi-decent service. Seems like a TON of turnover on staff and as such the service is very so-so (you feel like you are imposing upon the server by requesting utensils, napkins, water etc). Yup, the burgers are great but they suck based on the dining atmosphere (especially in the hotter months with no/little air conditioning plus the indifferent service). What a shame that this establishment's owners have chosen to totally concentrate on their other restaurant and let this one go to hell. (Monthly email promotions are targeted to groups of people rather than the casual diner which made the restaurant successful in the 1st place!) PS This is why I cannot vote in good conscience for CG in this year's City Search contest

Pros: Burgers & wings, Nightly specials

Cons: Service, Dining environment, poor ventilation

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The CityGrille certain deserves high praise for their food. However, they could use some assistance with the friendliness and courtesy of their staff.

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★★★★☆

The CityGrille certain deserves high praise for their food. However, they could use some assistance with the friendliness and courtesy of their staff.

Pros: Beautiful Presentatio, Delicious, Good Food

Cons: Crowded, Somewhat Snobish, Bit Expensive

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Went on a Tuesday evening. Food was excellent and service was good even with the crowd. Nice atmosphere, the only downfall can be parking if it's a busy night. Good value, as we got more than we could eat in one sitting, should have ordered one and split it.

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★★★★★

Went on a Tuesday evening. Food was excellent and service was good even with the crowd. Nice atmosphere, the only downfall can be parking if it's a busy night. Good value, as we got more than we could eat in one sitting, should have ordered one and split it.

Pros: Value, Good taste, Big Burgers

Cons: Parking, On Colfax

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The best burger in town. You can order it with a VERY nice side salad (real lettuce - not iceberg - and lots of veggies) instead of fries if you want, although the fries are good, too. The service has always been a bit lacking here, though. But, it's worth dealing with the slow waitresses to get to the burger at the other end of the tunnel.

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★★★★☆

The best burger in town. You can order it with a VERY nice side salad (real lettuce - not iceberg - and lots of veggies) instead of fries if you want, although the fries are good, too. The service has always been a bit lacking here, though. But, it's worth dealing with the slow waitresses to get to the burger at the other end of the tunnel.

Pros: Good Burger, Free parking in back

Cons: Slow service

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Not sure how this place is still in business! My co-workers and I arrived early before the lunch rush and was seated in an empty dining room. We placed our order and watched as every table in the room filled up and they received their meals. We asked one waitress if she could check on our meal and 10 minutes later had to go hunt down our waitress to find out what happened to our meal. In a rude voice she told me that we weren't the only table in the restuarant and our order never went to the kitchen. No apology, just a shrug and dirty look for bothering her. The manager was equally inkind about the situation and we left with no time left on our lunch hour and with no food.

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★☆☆☆☆

Not sure how this place is still in business! My co-workers and I arrived early before the lunch rush and was seated in an empty dining room. We placed our order and watched as every table in the room filled up and they received their meals. We asked one waitress if she could check on our meal and 10 minutes later had to go hunt down our waitress to find out what happened to our meal. In a rude voice she told me that we weren't the only table in the restuarant and our order never went to the kitchen. No apology, just a shrug and dirty look for bothering her. The manager was equally inkind about the situation and we left with no time left on our lunch hour and with no food.

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We found City Grille by chance and were satisfied with it. The burger with swiss cheese and bacon was good and so was the reuben. The fries were not hot or fresh but edible. There was one server for 20 cramped tables. We really did not have any elbow room. But overall the burgers and sandwiches made it work while.

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★★★★☆

We found City Grille by chance and were satisfied with it. The burger with swiss cheese and bacon was good and so was the reuben. The fries were not hot or fresh but edible. There was one server for 20 cramped tables. We really did not have any elbow room. But overall the burgers and sandwiches made it work while.

Pros: good burgers, good sandwiches

Cons: , bad service, bad fries

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One of the worst 'dining' experiences in recent memory. Watress forgot orders, made us wait for yesterday's left-over limp and greasy soggy fries and had the gal to ask us how oursad little hamburgers were. Who rates this place so high? They need to have their credentials checked!

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★☆☆☆☆

One of the worst 'dining' experiences in recent memory. Watress forgot orders, made us wait for yesterday's left-over limp and greasy soggy fries and had the gal to ask us how oursad little hamburgers were. Who rates this place so high? They need to have their credentials checked!

Cons: , Service, Did I say Service?

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In the past, the burgers have been worth it. Unfortunately, the wait staff does not seem to care much for customer service. The waitress took a confrontational approach to our table, when we inquired after our food, 1 hour after our order was placed. No reasonable explanation was offered the delay and we all left, offended by the lack of respect for the customer... The worst part (foregoing the insulting attitude taken by our waitress) was leaving hungry, having wasted an hour and 1/2 of our workday. I believe, the overall consensus of our party was to not return to the City Grille, in the future. The City Grille could improve on their business by understanding the basics of customer service. What a disappointment... Will definately not recommend to friends or family and would not recommend to anyone visiting Denver. Guess Southern hospitality was lost in the move, eh April???

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★☆☆☆☆

In the past, the burgers have been worth it. Unfortunately, the wait staff does not seem to care much for customer service. The waitress took a confrontational approach to our table, when we inquired after our food, 1 hour after our order was placed. No reasonable explanation was offered the delay and we all left, offended by the lack of respect for the customer... The worst part (foregoing the insulting attitude taken by our waitress) was leaving hungry, having wasted an hour and 1/2 of our workday. I believe, the overall consensus of our party was to not return to the City Grille, in the future. The City Grille could improve on their business by understanding the basics of customer service. What a disappointment... Will definately not recommend to friends or family and would not recommend to anyone visiting Denver. Guess Southern hospitality was lost in the move, eh April???

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We went to CityGrille for the first time last Saturday night and ordered their Prime Rib special. The meat was gray and flavorless. It must have been on a steam table for hours because it looked and tasted boiled (we arrived around 6 p.m.). The waiter was rude and ignored us until we demanded his attention. When we asked for sour cream for the baked potatos (it comes only with butter and nothing else), the waiter literally rolled his eyes at us and walked off without saying anything. He did bring the sour cream, but only after giving us a very "put upon" look. When we complained to him about his lack of service, he responded, "What do you want? I brought you water." AN UNBELIEVABLY BAD EXPERIENCE!!! Maybe the burgers are good; I don't know. We will never go back there to find out.

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★☆☆☆☆

We went to CityGrille for the first time last Saturday night and ordered their Prime Rib special. The meat was gray and flavorless. It must have been on a steam table for hours because it looked and tasted boiled (we arrived around 6 p.m.). The waiter was rude and ignored us until we demanded his attention. When we asked for sour cream for the baked potatos (it comes only with butter and nothing else), the waiter literally rolled his eyes at us and walked off without saying anything. He did bring the sour cream, but only after giving us a very "put upon" look. When we complained to him about his lack of service, he responded, "What do you want? I brought you water." AN UNBELIEVABLY BAD EXPERIENCE!!! Maybe the burgers are good; I don't know. We will never go back there to find out.

Cons: , Bad Service, Difficult parking

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Gump...Wow...Gump...Crunch...Gump

This is truly the best burger in town as it gets my "Da bonb" rating. They are so good you will want to order one to go.

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★★★★★

Gump...Wow...Gump...Crunch...Gump

This is truly the best burger in town as it gets my "Da bonb" rating. They are so good you will want to order one to go.

Pros: Flavor, People watching, Colfax

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Why in the world this restaurant keeps receiving the best burger in Denver is beyond me. Their burgers are nothing above that of ordinary. I have yet to receive service that deserves any high regard and if you do insist on visiting, expect to pay no less than $10.00 or more for an average meal.

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★★☆☆☆

Why in the world this restaurant keeps receiving the best burger in Denver is beyond me. Their burgers are nothing above that of ordinary. I have yet to receive service that deserves any high regard and if you do insist on visiting, expect to pay no less than $10.00 or more for an average meal.

Pros: Decent Location, Parking available

Cons: , Average Food

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Best hamburger in Denver, hands down! Fries are excellent too.

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★★★★☆

Best hamburger in Denver, hands down! Fries are excellent too.

Pros: burgers, fries, booths

Cons: neighborhood

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Reliable meals -- great burger. Nice that dining room is separate from smoky bar. Too bad it doesn't open until 2:00 pm on weekends -- many times we've set out for a late brunch at 1:30, only to remember too late that the place doesn't open until 2. Adjacent restaurants benefit from this circumstance.

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★★★★★

Reliable meals -- great burger. Nice that dining room is separate from smoky bar. Too bad it doesn't open until 2:00 pm on weekends -- many times we've set out for a late brunch at 1:30, only to remember too late that the place doesn't open until 2. Adjacent restaurants benefit from this circumstance.

Pros: Quality Food, Not Smoky

Cons: Not for Vegans, No lunch on weekends

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I've never had a burger as good as the ones CityGrille makes... The restaurant is nice too - it's a good place to go if you want to hang out and visit for awhile... we've been there a lot and we've never been rushed.

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★★★★★

I've never had a burger as good as the ones CityGrille makes... The restaurant is nice too - it's a good place to go if you want to hang out and visit for awhile... we've been there a lot and we've never been rushed.

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I don't care what the critics say......a burger from City Grille is the best to be had in Denver! I am a chef and know a tasty meal. Not only do they have the best burgers, but they also have the best green chili. It has just the right amount of heat, to leave a tear in your eye, and you coming back for more. My advice would be for a newcomer to get the city burger and have your fries smothered with chili and cheese. You will walk out with a grin and a full stomach. Enjoy!

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★★★★★

I don't care what the critics say......a burger from City Grille is the best to be had in Denver! I am a chef and know a tasty meal. Not only do they have the best burgers, but they also have the best green chili. It has just the right amount of heat, to leave a tear in your eye, and you coming back for more. My advice would be for a newcomer to get the city burger and have your fries smothered with chili and cheese. You will walk out with a grin and a full stomach. Enjoy!

Pros: clean, friendly, great service

Cons: small dining area, limited menu on Sun.

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Great Burger, but I wonder why the fries have been considered best in Denver. Mine were mediocre at best. However, the burger makes it worth it. Buns also seem to be made on the premises, not pulled from a plastic bag. Atmosphere is slightly above a coffee shop. Nothing special, but not bad. Service was good.

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★★★★☆

Great Burger, but I wonder why the fries have been considered best in Denver. Mine were mediocre at best. However, the burger makes it worth it. Buns also seem to be made on the premises, not pulled from a plastic bag. Atmosphere is slightly above a coffee shop. Nothing special, but not bad. Service was good.

Pros: Burgers

Cons: Fries

 

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