Ship Tavern

321 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
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  • Daily 11am-12am
  • $$, $$$
  • ATM, Banquet Facilities, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
In this landmark, nothing much has changed since the days when John Wayne swaggered through the doors. The seafood chowder, prime rib and iced oysters have always been around, and there are no signs that they or house pianist John Kite have any plans to move on.

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    2 years ago by Lori Midson

    New York City -- one of the most captivating cocktail capitals of the country -- gets no love from Esquire magazine in its recently published list of the top seventeen bars in America. But, guess what? Two Denver bars -- Ship Tavern...

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    8 years ago by Jason Sheehan

    I love the Brown Palace. I've never spent a night there, never seen the inside of one of the rooms, never even gotten off the ground floor, but something about the place just moves me. Which is odd, because normally I don't care a w...

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    8 years ago by Patrick Osborn

    My computer's dictionary defines a "tavern" as a place that sells beer and other drinks and sometimes serves food. I would agree with this for a start, but a real tavern is so much more. A real tavern is in the upper Midwest. A real...

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    13 years ago by Julie Dunn

    The weather outside may be frightful, but inside the Ship Tavern, the corner bar of the Brown Palace, things are always warm and cozy. And a glass of Williams' Eggless Egg Nog ($6) can be a downright delightful nightcap after an eve...

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