Hopefully Elway's will be off the "Best of Denver 2008" entirely. This place has little redeeming value. Even the bar that people have been glowing over isn't much to write home about.
At a recent visit our table received mediocre service (two waitresses who were completely uncoordinated - showing up right after each other or having large gaps, one dropping the check two minutes AFTER the other had already taken my credit card, etc.) The Buffalo porterhouse was terrible. Not because of the gamey flavor but because they had carved it into little bits and doused it in some kind of chile sauce. The other steaks and seafood that were served at our table were completely unremarkable. They offer the latest fad in steakhouse fare - bone-in filet - but at a ridiculous premium.
Barring the comments from the local "cougars" who have now helped Elway's wrest the "wrinkle room" nickname from Mel's, on no level does Elway's deserve to be on anyone's "Best of" list. If you have a free ticket to spend on dining in Denver you can do far better than this joint.