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837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
+1 303-832-7313
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seitan” (30 reviews)
“tofu” (27 reviews)
“wings” (34 reviews)
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837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My husband ordered a couple appetizers for dinner. We shared nachos and buffalo wings. The appetizers are a great deal during happy hour. The nachos are a yummy and satisfying. I'm not a fan of the flavor of buffalo wings. The buffalo wings were too...More

Thank Mplswoman
Reviewed 12 March 2017

There were three of us and we all had different meals . The food was all around very tasty and well presented .The meals were not only delicious but looked that way ! The servers were courteous and helpful . They were in no rush...More

Thank drothenburger
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The menu is varied enough to find several choices that are tasty and relatively healthy. The atmosphere is simple but spacious and not noisy, unlike so many restaurants today. It is easy to carry on a conversation at normal speech volume. The service is generally...More

Thank Sunjay S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It's been a few years since I've been to Watercourse and I was thrilled to get to eat there again! If I lived closer I'd eat there every day! A great restaurant for everyone!! The Wizards on Horseback appetizer is a fabulous vegan appetizer that...More

Thank LittletonCoBillb
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Y'all, let me tell you. I have a few friends who are vegetarian and we were looking for something to satiate all of our palettes on a recent trip to Denver. While we had a party of 5 so the wait on a Saturday night...More

Thank Laurenbythemile
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I live 3 hours away, but have an extended stay at St. Joseph Hospital because my husband had surgery 3 days ago. While waiting for his surgery to be over I read in a Denver magazine an article highlighting different neighborhoods. In that article, there...More

Thank avidwalker
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The food here is consistently good. The staff is usually friendly and attentive. The weekend brunch is excellent, with The Big Rig being a favorite (if you like seitan). The omelet is particularly good, since it is a vegan omelet and is an actual omelet...More

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Whenever I get to Denver, I make sure that I eat at WaterCourse. The atmosphere is relaxed; sort of a student eatery type of place. The food is (almost always**) excellent. The variety of options is great and I have yet to make my way...More

Thank Carl N
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We had lunch while I was visiting my son in Denver. He recommended it for lunch and said the food was wonderful. Neither one of us is vegan. I thought I'd humor him and eat lunch with him there, then stop off for some real...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Watercourse is a popular vegan restaurant East of downtown Denver on 17th street. I'm not a vegan, but enjoyed the meal at Watercourse. The restaurant has a nice layout with booths, tables and bar seating. They serve all day breakfast, a wide variety of drinks...More

Thank Knyte7
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Linda R
Do you offer gift cards ?
9 May 2017|
Response from drothenburger | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do . I'm pretty sure I saw them by the front counter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-832-7313
  • E-mail
WaterCourse has been a Denver staple since 1998, and has been fully vegan since April 2014. WaterCourse specializes in delicious and filling comfort food with many gluten-free and nut-free options. Our featured dishes include Banana Bread French Toast, Street Tacos, and Southern Fried Cauliflower "Chicken" served with Mashed Potatoes & Gravy or Mac & Cheese. Along with our seasonal menu, we offer amazing vegan and gluten-free desserts and milkshakes to top off your meal!
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