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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” (28 reviews)
“wings” (34 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
837 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218-1467
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I always enjoy eating there. We brought our non vegan kids to eat there and they thought it was great!

Thank ILovePlaya2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything we had was vegan and wonderful. Seaweed salad served on a bed of watermelon radishes, macrobiotic plate with tofu cutlets and a side of absolutely amazing mac & cheese, a Cuban sandwich with Cesar salad, and coconut curry tomato soup. We also had a...More

Thank CallzemlikeICzM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many positive reviews have stated, it's an absolutely wonderful and consistent place for vegan and vegetarian. Rather more casual and comfy atmosphere than my expectation and nice, unpretentious service. We ordered "Loaded Breakfast Burrito (for $12)" and "Street Tacos Platter ($14, I asked without...More

Thank Komoda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place for dine-in or carry-out. My go to is always the veggie burger with sweet potato fries. If you aren't a hard core vegetarian some of the items are a little odd (I personally hate fake cheese!)...but meat and veggie eaters alike...More

Thank Loves_Island_Life
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Maybe it was my local colleagues huge build up for this place that set me up for a disappointment. My partner and I were visiting Denver for a conference and the locals described Watercourse as a 'must - do' dining experience. As culinary reference I...More

Thank AzRat
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I felt the food was "okay" and the service was so so. never came back to check on us to see if we needed anything or how was our meal. we didn't want to make a big deal out of it.

Thank John E
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We have had many meals at this restaurant over the years, and always find our way back. Although all none of us is vegan, we have been impressed with the innovative and delicious offerings. The best test was taking a picky eater, a devoted carnivore,...More

Thank tary2014
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A big group of us went for lunch after a fun morning at a nearby museum. We had a mix of vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores and over $100 later only one person in our party ate their food. The grilled tofu tasted like propane, to...More

Thank PearlBC
Reviewed 31 March 2017

For our appetizer, my wife, son, and I shared the generous platter of seitan "ribs" -- half BBQ, half buffalo -- that were excellent. (My son will return to WaterCourse in order to make the "ribs" his entree!) I had the Classic (seitan) Burger with...More

Thank ScottH190
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I went with a small group of friends, and I was the only vegan. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the appetizer wings, vegan drinks, and our entrees. I'm so glad I got to try this place!

Thank Norma R
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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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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