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Taps: - / Bottles: -
Cask: / Beer-to-Go: N
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]
14500 West Colfax Ave. Suite 341
phone: (303) 278-YARD
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
Stopped in on a Tuesday night. Fair number of patrons were there, 20 min. wait for seating outside where there are about 15 four-tops. Huge inside with a sports bar/nouveau brew pub hybrid feel. Lots of space and lots of big screen TVs. Had a draft at the bar, where the bar tender was knowledgeable about the selection, unlike the waitperson who was our server later. Large selection, but nothing too extreme. Lots of very common crafts. I stuck with the locals, which were both very fresh. Food was midling to good. Decent lettuce wrap appetizer, tasty ahi sandwich with a stringy cut of tuna. Would I go back? Probably. Enough beer to be able to find something decent (but not necessarily new) and food was alright.
08-11-2010 03:01:20 |
More by LittleDon
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5 | $$$
There is no doubt that they have a great tap selection, however the majority of the beers available there are just your run of the mill everyday drinking beers. I really had to hunt to find a beer that i have not had before either at all or on tap. I finally found a couple and when I did that charged around $10 for an 8oz. wine glass pour. I know these beers are expensive but come on! All and all it is a pretty cool place to hang out and shot the shit with your friends, but forget about wanting to know anything about the beers you are drinking, both the wait staff and the bartenders know nothing that can help in your decision making.
03-15-2010 14:38:48 |
More by WhatsNewinBooze
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$$
This place has a lot of beers on tap, but not as many micro's as you would think with the selection, but still good choices. Couple of there draft's are even 7% and above, always nice in my eyes. The place is pretty good size, with a big oval bar, and TV's everywhere, good for games and all the different beers. I only go at happy hour, though, when appetizers and other things are half off. Full price things are a little pricey, but it's part of a mall, which to me answers why. There food is very good, from miniture hamburgers to fried foods, very tasty. I will go back during happy hour.
01-14-2009 03:25:58 |
More by RomulanAle
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $$$
Beer taps: 115. Beer culture: Zero. This chain is a travesty. I wouldn't have returned after visiting the Palm Beach version, but some business associates who know I love craft beer wanted to go. There's really nothing very distinctive beer-wise, and the atmosphere borders on pretentious. Most people aren't even drinking beer. The food, on the other hand, is very, very good. I try to remind myself that this place, in theory, serves a purpose of educating craft novices, but there is no real knowledge here. And if that were truly your goal, wouldn't it make sense to have a few big/extreme/creative beers among the 115, just to let the newcomer know what's out there?
09-25-2008 23:30:27 |
More by Flyer
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $$$
finally drove my ass out there to check this place out. In a mall, a bit disconnected. Large open space, oval bar in the middle of the joint. Flat screen TVs all over the place. Small outside patio relative to the size of this place. The bar contains a crap load of beer selections, yet the selection isn't very mind boggling. Of the ~70 taps, I saw two that I hadn't tried yet. It's a good selection for those who don't seek out craft beer, but if you like the crafts, this ain't the place, lots of macros (BMC, Bass, Stella...). Would like to see more rotation.
Food is really good. I had the chicken fingers, some of the best I've had. But they came at a price. Service is good, no complaints, yet not outstanding.
They have the option of serving a beer in a tall yard glass, which isn't really good for beer. I didn't get one.
Overall, I will not return unless I'm in the mall.
03-18-2007 19:25:00 |
More by Mebuzzard
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
I first tried this place during their VIP night, right before they oficially opened for business. From that point on, my wife and I became regulars for nearly 3 years. We will usually hit their happy hour, when many of their appetizers and pizzas are half-priced, and all drafts are only $3 each. When the place first opened, the staff was quite knowledgable about the beers carried, but as time has gone by, I have noticed a great deal of turnover, and with this, the knowledge has decreased. People have mentioned that the prices are a bit high, and while that is true, they do have a great deal for happy hour. The place can get quite noisy, especially during the weekends, but it is also not a bad place to relax after being dragged through the consumer hell that is the Mills Mall. With as many times as I have been there, I have only once ever had a negative experience with any of the food and drink.
01-10-2007 10:47:20 |
More by RevDru
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2 | selection: 4 | $$$$
Stopped in for a couple drinks on a Saturday afternoon. Despite peak shopping season the place was fairly empty. They are located in the "Street" area of Colorado Mills - which appears to be a poor attempt at a pedestrian mall. Walking in this Yard House is just like any other of the chains locations. Lots of stainless steel and modern styling. Huge bar, with taps going all around it. The keg room is visible as you head towards the restrooms. Waitress didn't seem to care we were there, and certainly didn't know anything about the beers. Very large selection, but it does lean towards the more generic offerings. You may find some seasonal offerings here, but you probably won't get any of the specialities that brewers put out. Prices were very high - on par with the California locations I have been to. I can see paying that much in the more expensive L.A. area, but I thought things were overpriced for the Colorado market. We didn't have the food - but from what I saw of the menu it was just like the other locations.
12-11-2006 00:22:01 |
More by rowew
Yard House in Lakewood, CO