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Jax Fish House

1539 17th St. Denver, CO 80202 | Downtown Denver | 303-292-5767

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There are newer restaurants in LoDo, as well as restaurants with more unusual selections on their board. But still, Jax has become a kind of comfort restaurant for fish-obsessed carnivores. The oft-changed menu cycles between merely good and phenomenal, with the best plates on the best nights ranking among the best in the city. And while the bar is often the scene of crushing crowds during prime time, a quiet moment in the dining room with a plate of oysters or scallops can be worth all the waiting in the world.


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  • Cuisine(s): Seafood
  • Hours: Sun 4pm-9pm, Mon-Thu 4pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 4pm-11pm
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Dinner
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended for Large Parties, Online Reservations Available
  • Parking: Meters, Street, Valet
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, MasterCard, cash
  • Extra Info: Happy hour 4-6 p.m. daily
  • Features: Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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