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The Briarwood Inn

1630 8th St, Golden, CO 80401-1011
+1 303-279-3121
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“spinach salad” (13 reviews)
“crackers” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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1630 8th St, Golden, CO 80401-1011
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister-in-law wanted to take me somewhere impressive for tea while I was visiting from Florida. The place is beautiful, service was fine but the food was awful! The tea and wine were fine but that was all. The food was cold and stale. Tasted...More

Thank Barb M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My wife and I have been to the Briarwood Inn on several occasions in the past, and it had been very good. On Easter Sunday it was anything but that. It took quite a while to get our food, the service was very much sub...More

1  Thank BillHead
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our family has been going to the Briarwood Inn for 25 years and this is the first time I've had a one star experience there. We've had celebration lunches and dinners there, annual Christmas teas and fundraising events with friends and always considered the food...More

3  Thank gsr12017
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My mother wanted to come here for Sunday Brunch for her 89th birthday because she has many fond memories of this restaurant. It was the perfect choice for her very special day. The food was delicious and very well presented. Fresh fruit and yummy pastries...More

1  Thank Karen G
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've eaten here three or four times before yesterday (1/16/17), and plan to return, as the overall experience is very nice--beautiful dining rooms, very good service (Jason), fine fireplace. The special appetizer, which was not on the menu for awhile but has returned, was very...More

Thank Stan C
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Food is mediocre at best. For this price, the food should be amazing. The "poached" salmon was so overcooked it was dry and almost crisp and very fishy. Prime rib was meh. Coffee was luke warm and watered down. Mimosa's were good. Service was slow...More

2  Thank pasofan667
Duncan N, General Manager at The Briarwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you pasofan667 for sharing details of your most recent visit. It is very much appreciated and I also thank you for taking the time to share the details of your visit. The Briarwood, a family owned and operated business for the past 38 years...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went here for my wife's birthday. We have been here several times over the years. While I would agree with others that it is not as good as it used to be, the food is still good. We really enjoyed the appetizer tray. I had...More

Thank 5280Beach
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We were here recently celebrating my parents Golden Anniversary. They took very good care of us and paid attention to all the details. We had our many courses and enjoyed the holiday decorations as well. They provided us a private area off the bar for...More

Thank TeacherDoris
Duncan N, General Manager at The Briarwood Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning TeacherDoris, We are very honored to have you celebrate such a special occasion for your parents. Thank you for choosing the Briarwood. We look forward to being of service to you and your family for many years to come. Best Regards, Duncan Newman,...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

I didn't realize it until now, but my first visit to the Briarwood would have been when the restaurant was fairly new...some 30 years ago. Over the years we have enjoyed the restaurant as a special occasion treat. In glancing through recent reviews I would...More

2  Thank OurDenverFamily
Duncan N, General Manager at The Briarwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you OurDenverFamily for sharing details of your most recent visit. It is very much appreciated and I also thank you for taking the time to share the details of your visit. The Briarwood, a family owned and operated business for the past 38 years...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

A good menu and excellent food. The atmosphere is great. We have gone there a couple of times to celebrate special occasions.More

Thank Michael M
Duncan N, General Manager at The Briarwood Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Michael, Thank you for choosing to visit with and dine with us here at the Briarwood. I am pleased to hear that our team was able to provide you with another memorable visit. We look forward to being of service to you and...More

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Mark R
Is there a dress code
4 February 2017|
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Response from Captainhowdie | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of, colorado casual is fine but most people dress nicely for this place.
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rockyviolettiggermax
Hi, We are starting to plan our 40th class reunion from Golden High School. Was wondering if their is a banquet room and how much is the cost?
6 December 2016|
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Response from Arlene M | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be a lovely place to have your reunion! Unfortunately, I don't know how they prepare for a large group, meals and beverage. I truly think you should make an appointment with the planner. Let them present... More
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smurfnmoms
With the brunch entrees, is any carb provided?
3 April 2015|
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Response from J D | Reviewed this property |
Never been there for brunch. But I hear it is very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1630 8th St, Golden, CO 80401-1011
    (6th and Hwy 58)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
  • Phone Number: +1 303-279-3121
  • E-mail
Description
Critically acclaimed as one of Colorado's finest dining traditions, The Briarwood Inn is an idyllic setting for an elegant and extraordinary dining experience.