McCormick's will get you in the swim of things
McCormick's Fish House & Bar 1659 Wazee Street 303-825-1107 www.mccormickandschmicks.com
McCormick's -- an outpost of the McCormick's & Schmick's chain in the elegant Oxford Hotel -- may be far from the coast, but it's close to all the action in downtown Denver.
Patio hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight; Friday and Saturday ,11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Seats: About 40
Smoking: One side is smoking and one is not
Specials: Happy hour, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday, 9 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays 10 p.m. to midnight
Patio perks: Covered and umbrellas
Busiest time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.; 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. every day; on Rockies game days
Slowest time: Mid-afternoon and late at night
Most memorable moment: It'd probably be St. Paddy's Day. This place is crazy on St. Paddy's Day.