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837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
+1 303-832-7313
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

My wife and I recently visited WaterCourse for the first time on Saturday, February 17th. The place was super busy with a great vibe and atmosphere. The wait was 45min but we were able to find open seating at the bar. We ordered food and...More

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I can't in for a solo lunch and sat at the bar. Had the vegan bbq jackfruit, which was fantastic, along with a side of fries, and a local vegan beer (I can't remember which one). The server behind the bar was very friendly and...More

Thank Telly M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Whatever you eating type this place has something for you and it’s probably better then you think. Definitely worth a try.

Thank sternfire
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The menu is full of delicious and familiar dishes to non-vegans. Many vegan restaurants serve food with new and sometimes odd ingredients, but watercourse offers everyday items such as a Cuban sub and French toast. Everything my friends and I have ordered has been delicious....More

Thank Delaney Y
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Cold reception from the moment you walk in. You feel like you are doing them a favor by coming to restaurant. Yes there is often a wait, but it’s how you communicate when there is a wait that makes a difference. What makes the wait...More

Thank tworthyreviewer
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We visit WaterCourse every time when we are in Denver. Their food is amazing. My picky non-vegan sons found pancakes to eat. Wish we had this type of vegan food at home. The service is slow but the food is worth it.

Thank Marla F
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Great vegan restaurant offering vegan comfort food. Get there early or you will be waiting. Would definitely return.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We were delighted to find Watercourse Foods on a recent trip to Denver. Excellent and most generous servings of inventive vegan food. Well worth the short wait for a table. A bit noisy but pleasant ambience. Wish they were closer to home.

Thank judybA7367MC
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Took out the team for a holiday lunch, needed to be able to accommodate Vegan and GF. Everyone was able to find something that wanted and the comments around the table were "delicious", "can't believe this is vegan"!

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit, and it was fantastic. Everything is vegan, with notes on what's gluten free and soy free, and which items have options to be so. There's a variety of options from breakfast all day to Mac and cheese and Vietnamese noodle...More

Thank Tavia W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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