About Ellyngton's at the Brown Palace
Deal makers, politicians and businessmen frequent the restaurant regularly making it the place see and be seen. The hotel main dining room serves traditional breakfast with a twist; deli sandwiches, creative entree's and salads for lunch, as well as our City Search 2006 Best Brunch winning Dom Perignon Sunday Brunch. Three tiers of champagne are offered to complement the experience: Domaine Chandon, Moet et Chandon, and of course, Dom Perignon.
Contemporary American, American
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast; price range $31-$50: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am
Saturday: 7:00am - 11:00am
Sunday 7:00AM - 10:00AM
Lunch; price range $31-$50:Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Dom Perignon Sunday Brunch; price range $54-$75: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Holiday Brunches; price range $71: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Between Broadway & Tremont Place
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Jazz trio during Dom Perignon Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Brown Palace Hotel has valet parking as you arrive at the entrance of the hotel. Ellyngton's will validate your parking ticket for the Dom Perignon Sunday Brunch.
Bus: Civic Center; Light Rail: 18th & California
Banquet, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Ideal for a power breakfast or lunch, Ellyngton's is a fine dining destination serving contemporary American cuisine with attentive and thoughtful service.
Ellyngton's at the Brown Palace Ratings and Reviews
A party of two each had a separate meal. ...
A party of two each had a separate meal. One an entree which was well prepared and reportedly delicious. The other a sandwich which was mostly bread, with overcooked meat and a side of potatoes which were also overcooked.
We went for my mother in laws 80th birth ...
We went for my mother in laws 80th birthday. Even though we put that in the reservation and mentioned it on the phone when we needed to change the number of people for the reservation AND mentioned it in front of the wait person, no one acknowledged her special birthday. The omelette station did not have enough staff, so that the line ran around one third of the food selections making it nearly impossible to get food unless you kept interrupting guests in the omelette line. The waiter was attentive, but I needed to ask for water refills every time and none was brought without asking. Overall this was not the experience that we had expected from the Brown Palace. We were disappointed.
I went to Sunday Champagne Brunch at Ell ...
I went to Sunday Champagne Brunch at Ellyngton's at the Brown Palace last Sunday, and it was truly amazing! The selection and quality of every item at each station is top notch, from the chilled shrimp and the sushi bar to the chocolate fountain fondue and the most delicious bananas foster made to order. It is truly an experience, so you need to clear your afternoon schedule and just plan to sit for a few hours of eating and drinking.
The service was good, although it was quite busy. There were just a couple of times when the finished plates took a little long to be cleared from the table , but otherwise the waiter was attentive and very knowledgeable about the brunch offering. They have a little 1950's-style live three-person band which reminded me of Desi Arnaz in the 'I Love Lucy' days, little white suit coats and all!
I would call this a good brunch for a special occasion, because it IS a bit pricey. The food alone, (without any champagne) is $70 per person, and then there are two options of "all-you-can-drink" champagne which tack on $10 or $20 to that amount, depending on your choice. So you are looking at around $100 per person for brunch, which is NOT what I do every Sunday, although I can dream of a life such as that without any trouble at all!
Usually service is spot on but it took a ...
Usually service is spot on but it took a bit for the server to come over for drinks and then my tea bag was not replaced leaving me with hot water to drink. Breakfast was fine as usual but nothing to get excited over. For the location and convenience, I'll still be coming back.
Our waiter Keith was excellent! He was ...
Our waiter Keith was excellent! He was attentive but it intrusive. The seafood blew me away. The shrimp was wonderful as were the smoked cod and trout. Enjoyed the pancakes very much. And everything was cooked perfect. All desserts were wonderful. I thought the drinking chocolate would be hot but that was an assumption on my part. I recommend highly for brunch.
If you are looking for a place with old- ...
If you are looking for a place with old-world charm, this is the place. This is not your everyday brunch spot, but for when you have a birthday, baby shower, special occasion, it is great. For the price, some of the food could be fresher (the seafood and sushi is not that great), but I for one am coming for the breakfast items and desserts, so its not a huge detractor.
My husband and I went to Sunday brunch f ...
My husband and I went to Sunday brunch for our anniversary at Ellyngton's, and were extremely impressed with the selection of food and ambience. The service was mediocre as it took quite some time to get coffee after ordering, and refills were late in coming as well. Overall, the food was phenomenal, the jazz band talented, and the ambience delightful.
I always looked forward to business lunc ...
I always looked forward to business lunches at Ellington's when I worked downtown, but after retiring, I've had fewer opportunities to go to downtown Denver. But when I was asked for recommendations for a special lunch after a,day at the art museum, it was the first place I thought of. As always we had superb service, good menu choices, and excellent preparation and presentation. I had the prawns and cous cous, really wonderful. Plus, you get to enjoy the ambience of the gorgeous Brown Palace lobby. Great place to dine when in downtown Denver.
Had the privilege to dine here for our ...
Had the privilege to dine here for our anniversary trip. Didn't disappoint. Excellent service. We'll trained staff. Great selection of food. The ambiance.. the decor is just ❤️❤️ classic . Over all. We had a wonderful time. Great food, great service. Great experience,
Exceptional service and atmosphere, howe ...
Exceptional service and atmosphere, however, that's all. ROI is low and they need to lean heavily upon their former reputation. The food would have been marginal at a fourth of the price; there was nothing great about any of the food selections. Sure chilled shrimp is good, but that's kind of difficult to mess up.
This was my first time here. I really en ...
This was my first time here. I really enjoyed the atmosphere. The band they had playing was amazing. I really enjoyed the ambiance as well as the food. It was buffet but I really enjoyed it. Definitely enjoyed the smoked salmon!
The brown palace a intimate, beautiful p ...
The brown palace a intimate, beautiful place to dine. I went for lunch with my girlfriends and the ambiance was excellent and the service was great. The food was AMAZING! Will return...my favorite restaurant in Denver so far.
Waitstaff was polite and attentive. Menu ...
Waitstaff was polite and attentive. Menu was adequate for breakfast. However, they don't have biscuits on the menu. So if you order the American Breakfast you get toast, toast or toast. I would recommend the restaurant. Food is good and pastries are fresh and baked in house.
Lots of variety in the food options. The ...
Lots of variety in the food options. The price is high but the quality is great. They do not label any of the items so if you have any food allergens or want to know what items are you need to guess. Some desserts are small options so you can try more items but again not labeled or signed in any way. Great for a special occasion but the price is high so unless you consume a ton of food the value is not good.
Service was good but food was subpar. I ...
Service was good but food was subpar. I ordered Egg Benedict. The Hollandaise sauce was broken and looked like it had been prepared long ago. Unnecessarily doused in truffles and truffle oil so that was the predominant flavor.
WOW WOW WOW!!! I Think that is you want ...
WOW WOW WOW!!! I Think that is you want to got back in time to a time that is not seen any
more then this is the place... The history and the architecture is just amazing . The service from
Keith was on point.The food was fantastic and hot or cold.The music by Danny Showers is a person that you just don't here anymore ... On the other side of this , Having family with kids under 5th grade this is not the place.
Staff was INCREDIBLE! Soooo friendly and ...
Staff was INCREDIBLE! Soooo friendly and helpful, the food was AMAZING and we just had a wonderful experience. We went on Sept. 18th and had a 10:00 reservation, the host was SO FUNNY and made us feel so comfortable. Your chef (female from Johnson and wales) did an INCREDIBLE bananas fosters....we cannot say enough wonderful things about the staff and beautiful spread of food.
We were celebrating a wedding anniversar ...
We were celebrating a wedding anniversary and Ellyington's did not disappoint. The food was fantastic. So many delicious choices. Nice to know we can go to the Brown Palace for the gold standard of brunches. Very nice. Thank you.
I think this experience at the Brown is ...
I think this experience at the Brown is way overrated and not a good value. It is a stunning hotel and the restaurant is beautiful. That is well worth a visit. I felt the food was good but nothing extraordinary. I guess I expected more for the hefty $55 price tag. The prime rib was a stand out and really delicious and the shrimp was really plentiful and fresh. Other than that it was pretty normal fair with not a lot of unusual offerings. For such an expensive brunch, one would expect something out of the common fair and unique. The service was fair. Had to ask for water and champagne too many times. Also cleared some of my own dishes. Not cool. The band was great!
Greeted at the desk with a Happy Anniver ...
Greeted at the desk with a Happy Anniversary. Next, seated by the door, furthest away from the music so it sounded like it was piped in, at a table with a formerly white, holed tablecloth, and constantly glared at by one of the ladies at that podium where we were seated. We did mention the tablecloth to the staff, but, all we heard was that they would tell the host. Really? This is first class??? From the start we could see how far down the totem pole Ellyngton had gone. The Brown's reputation used to be all about the customer...
Food was constantly running out and servers needed to be told to replace it. It wasn't always hot, bacon was rubbery and overdone and the fake eggs for the omelettes, not so good. We love a good dessert, but honestly, if you have to ask, what is it? And the answer is that's our cheesecake...enough said.
Second rate everything and it was anything but, romantic or special. A terrible disappointment that should've been an amazing experience for us. Service was decent, but not terribly efficient. Would we go back??? Never. What a disappointment. Years ago, it was such an amazing and elegant place. We were so excited to go there...not anymore!
Save your money, go to Olive Garden or Red Lobster and spend the rest to see a live show.
Frankly, Village Inn would've been a better choice at a fraction of the cost.
Great Sunday brunch buffet. Endless cham ...
Great Sunday brunch buffet. Endless champs and amazing food. You have to ask to order the eggs Benedict, but it's sooooo good with shave black truffles on it. The onlyissue I had was my champagne glass stayed empty too often. If I am paying for endless, I don't want to wait no matter how classy the joint is.
This was truly a luncheon to remember fo ...
This was truly a luncheon to remember for me and two friends -- all of us have birthdays within one week, so always celebrate our birthdays together. Ellyngton's at The Brown Palace pulled out all the stops for our celebration. The food was presented looking like a painting and was gourmet. We toasted with champagne and oohed and aahed when complimentary tarts with candles twinkling arrived for a dessert surprise. Our waiter entered into the spirit of the occasion and one of my friends even asked to take HIS picture after he graciously took ours. We won't soon forget this year's birthday celebration. The old world charm of The Brown Palace is still alive and well and I hope to return to relax and enjoy it again soon.
Ellyngton's Champagne Brunch was delicio ...
Ellyngton's Champagne Brunch was delicious they had a variety of food choices and not to mention their dessert. Service is great and you never run out of champagne it just keeps coming. Will definitely be coming back.
The Champagne Brunch is a memorable expe ...
The Champagne Brunch is a memorable experience in a lovely, historic setting with a great, mellow jazz band. The food is delicious and the dessert tables decadent! As a vegetarian, I would simply have appreciated more variety in options - more vegetarian sushi, a tofu/seitan dish, crackers to accompany the available cheeses, etc. Overall, I highly recommend this brunch for a special occasion.
Ellyngton's is a true find. Located in ...
Ellyngton's is a true find. Located in the historic Brown Palace, it provides extraordinary service and a menu that is every bit as au courant as many restaurants considered trendier. This would be a terrific choice for a special occasion, whether it's an anniversary dinner or lunch with important clients. The prices are reasonable considered the quality provided. Ellyngton's is worth every penny.
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