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About The 9th Door - Downtown
The 9th Door is the premier Spanish tapas bar and restaurant located in LoDo, the heart of Denver, Colorado.
Denver, CO 80202
Tapas / Small Plates, Spanish
Hours of Operation:
Dinner is served
Monday - Thursday 4pm - 8:30pm
Saturday 5-10:30pm, and
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
18th and Blake Street. We are located a few blocks from the Union Train Station.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The 9th Door would be delighted to host your Holiday Party. We have many options for most group sizes. Call today to reserve your party while prime dates are still available.
The 9th Door - Downtown Ratings and Reviews
This place is worthy of praise - comfortable and cozy - tables big enough to hold all those Tapas plates - friendly waitress - lots of people but not noisy at all so able to talk and listen - not given the rush treatment. Overall a very nice experience and the food was delicious and well prepared.
By far my favorite restaurant in Lodo!! Spanish tapas in a cozy yet vibrant atmosphere. The music Is just right and this place is always hopping! Make sure to get a reservation 👍We loved our server Hannah and especially enjoyed the culinary creations of Connor and Chris and the attention to detail they bring to each dish. It's fun trying their new creations as well as our favorites. Thanks for a memorable evening! Make sure to enjoy the best Calimari on the planet! It's lightly fried with a crispy coating that is amazing and served with three unique and yummy dipping sauces. Must have the tender scallops cooked to perfection with a fabulous mushroom sauce -my favorite dish! Everyone loved the fried cheese balls which were scrumptious! The lamb meatballs were also delish served with fresh mint. Everyone enjoyed their specialty cocktails and delicious wines!! Awesome place for special occasion as we celebrated our daughter's birthday this visit. Don't forget to check out their great happy hour!
Here on business. This was some of the best tapas I've ever had. Every dish was different, every sauce unique. Start with cold tapas; they come out quickly, move to hot and finish with stuffed dates. Yes, some of the portions are small, and the cost adds up, but it was well worth it. Enjoyed every bite.
Very unique and special, yet casual and extremely tasty. Good for people who enjoy good tapas and for those who have never tried tapas. The large list or menu items gives everyone something to love and a few more to experience. Waiting staff is good, but the food outways any inconvenience.
Previously we had come and the food was delicious, and the Datiles were phenomenal, I don't know if there was a change in chef or an off night, but on our most recent visit, the food was tasteless and soggy and completely overpriced for the amount we were given as well as for the quality. The service is always good, and the waitstaff friendly and helpful, but after the poor food experience, I don't think we will be coming back.
Overall experience was less than pleasant. Restaurant was virtually empty when my party arrived which initially caused us concern but we stayed to give it a try. After ordering drinks and a couple small plates to start, we quickly noticed that the value of food for the price was overstated and the quality of the food was underwhelming with an improper balance of flavors. After realizing we were going to have to cut our dinner service short, we immediately notified the waitress who informed us that the kitchen was always working on our next plates so they would have to come out. We had no problem paying for the next dishes, we just wanted to get the bill and end our dinner service, but I was taken aback at the failure to be more accommodating given our displeasure and the amount of money we'd already spent in such a short amount of time. I would not return or recommend the restaurant to others.
The food was pleasant and the service was great, although the tables were on top of each other. We were constantly interrupted by the table next to us, and felt that they were dining with us.
I have been here several times over the years, and it needs a change in decor. It feels tired and lacking ambiance.
There are too many places to go for a nice dining experience, that offer more than just good food.
I found the wines to be extremely overpriced and not reflective of the Spanish cuisine being offered. (Ex. Silver oak cab, Jordan,) and should have offered more Spanish varietals (not just Juan Gil Monastrell and marques de riscal rioja, both offered with a 4x markup.) Service was ok, waitress couldn't open the bottle of wine we had ordered, actually walked away from the table with the bottle and then came back without explanation. Food portions could have been larger (2 large olives with a few almonds, even at $4 seems extravagant.) decor was nice yet will not recommend the restaurant to family and friends.
This was extremely disappointing. We were visiting from Seattle and we're excited to find a Spanish restaurant. The service was horrible. The food was cold and any items that had rice the rice was hard or burnt. The couple next to us was also complaining about how bad it was. Not good. Don't go here
Visited for the first time during Denver restaurant week, had not known about this place until I saw it listed.
My wife is Spanish and we all love tapas so it seemed like a natural to try.
Our daughter being a vegetarian always poses some problems when dining out but not here, plenty of cold and hot vegetarian friendly tapas. The menu is expansive and the Iberico is amazing.
This is a place everyone who enjoys small plates of authentic Spanish Tapa's should try.
I like this place. We were driving back from Aspen and found this restaurant on Yelp. I wish I can say Paella was delicious but wasn't my favorite food, it wasn't bad either just average. The Chorizo in wine sauce was fantastic, so as the mushrooms croquettes... so good. Also they had some tiny pear and cheese rolls that were delicious.
We were there for dinner on a Tuesday at 5:30 pm. Restaurant was pretty empty so service was good, our food was brought on our table pretty fast. The hostess was extremely kind, we arrived 30 min before our reservation and she sat us immediately, as commented before restaurant was pretty empty.
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