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701 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203
+1 303-860-2929
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“steamed buns” (10 reviews)
“ramen” (30 reviews)
“lobster” (17 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
701 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, we came without reservations and they had tables accounted for. Had to sit outside although it was cold. They thankfully accommodated and turned on heaters for us. So lesson for others: make reservations if it's cold outside. Second, we got several delicious appetizers. Bone...More

Thank Jonah L
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. It was really disappointing. Not recommended! Flavor should be there. Not salt. Not oil. Flavor from fresh vegetables with diversity too. Our lunch - two different items - were blah.

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

First of all, a big THANK YOU to the gentleman who seated us at a four top when there were tables for 2 available....great food---steamed buns and chicken ramen bowls. Great and attentive service is always a plus! Lots of salt in the ramen broth...More

Thank Doufin
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

All 3 of us were disappointed. Not the explosion of flavor she we anticipated. 2 are vegetarian-one option. Not tasty. Though it did look good. Our other family member had a chicken ramen bowl. She didn't enjoy it. 😐

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I've been here twice now and will be back! The buns are super delicious. We also loved the brussels sprouts. I got the crispy chicken ramen. The chicken wasn't crispy fried like I expected, but the broth was divine.

Thank Heron G
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Bones' reputation and numerous great reviews prompted me to visit for lunch recently. It's a tiny noodle house with good food and excellent service, gentrified to justify the high prices. The duck confit steamed buns are excellent, and worth the 15 minute wait.These are served...More

Thank Sad7288
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I expected something a bit casual and it met that expectation. Went with a friend who raved about the place. We had steamed buns (good with a minimal amount of filling) and lobster ramen—a feature of the place. I was less than wowed. It was...More

Thank TravelswithTeens42
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Listed on Westword as "asian-italian fusion". Feels more like asian-american fusion. Food was excellent and cooked perfectly. Loved the addition of the poached egg. Overall a little expensive, about $100 for three people, including appetizers, drinks, meals and desert to share, and a tip. Noisy...More

Thank Waganga
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The menu concept is great with its noodle-featured dishes and not the ordinary Asian Americanized food, but the food was a bit too oily and not well proportioned between steamed bun and filling or peppers and topping.

Thank FrankColorado
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little space in Gov Park. The service was friendly and attentive. We got the Lobster Ramen and the Curry, both had lots of flavor. We will definitely come back. Advice: Get a reservation.

Thank Carl S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203
    (7th Ave and Grant Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 303-860-2929
  • E-mail
Opened in December 2008, Bones is Frank Bonanno’s interpretation of Asian fare with a signature French twist. Unique choices range from escargot pot-stickers to steamed suckling pig buns, but the focus here is on the noodles. Lobster ramen shines, loaded with poached lobster and savory miso broth. Soft-serve ice cream adds the sweet at the end of the meal, in whimsical flavors like Lucky Charms or Chocolate Chai.
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