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The 9th Door

Map & Directions 1808 Blake St.
Denver, CO 80202
  • Spanish, Tapas
  • Mon-Thu 4:30pm-10:30pm, Fri 4:30pm-11pm, Sat 5:30pm-11pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, check, ATM/Debit
  • Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Accepted, Recommended on Weekends
  • Street


Westword's Description

When the 9th Door opened in 2005, veteran chef Michael Wahaltere was called in as a consultant, and he created a menu of Spanish favorites, meant to be mixed and matched and made into a meal. To go with this inviting lineup, the cavernous spot was decked out in coppery hues and dark woods, with a plush red banquette along the wall and a bed in the middle of the dining room, gimmicky enough to make you feel like you've entered some adult theme park. The decor remains; the chef does not. Today's board keeps a lot of the original Wahaltere creations; the menu is divided between hot and cold tapas, all of which combine such traditional ingredients as olives, ham and Manchego and goat cheeses, with varying levels of complexity and success. The best time to stop by this restaurant is during happy hour, when the bites and beverages are a steal.

Member Reviews

  • melissajs76 wrote a review for The 9th Door
    on 06/29/12

    I ate at the 9th door yesterday with a friend and was disappointed with their lack of professionalism for their supposed "swanky upscale establishment". Its was about 90 degrees outside and when we sat down it was hot in there and the waiter came up he was sweating and I asked if there was a/c available. He seemed to get upset that I asked this and was rude for the rest of our... More >>

  • eperalta01 wrote a review for The 9th Door
    on 10/27/10

    The 9th door is a great spot to grab a bit than head over to Lodo's!

  • k_mo123 wrote a review for The 9th Door
    on 05/29/10

    Their TAPAS are delicious!

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  • DenverHappyHour on 08/26/10

    Food: $3 tapas Drink: $4 margaritasMon-Fri 4:30pm-6:30pmFood: $2 - $4 tapas Drink: $4 margaritas, mojito, sangria, wineMon-Fri 10pm-2am

  • SPIRE on 07/18/11

    Deep fried avocado..a must try dish!

  • Megan M. on 04/15/11

    Great food and drinks but horrible service.

  • Brianne H. on 09/20/10

    try the beef skewers - they were perfectly cooked. mmmm

  • Lindsay J. on 09/27/12

    Let the servers order for you - mushroom risotto is fantastic.

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