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The Fort Restaurant

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Full-size replica of an adobe fur-trade fort with scenic view of downtown Denver. The Fort serves award-winning historical meals and drinks. Specialties include fine buffalo, elk, quail, beef, salmon, poultry and vegetarian entrees. Featured in Bon Appetit, National Geographic Traveler and on the Television Food Network. 350 seats.

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  • Hours: General Mon-Fri: 6pm-10pm General Sat-Sat: 5pm-10pm General Sun-Sun: 5pm-9pm
  • Miles to airport: 47
  • Miles to CCC: 20
  • Indoor Fire Code: 350
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 350
  • Motor Coach Parking:
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Accommodations
  • Facility & Décor Description: The Fort is a full-size replica of an 1830s adobe fur-trade fort, serving award-winning historical meals including buffalo, elk, quail, beef, salmon, poultry and vegetarian entrees since 1963. The distinctive Early West cuisine offers diners the chance to experience meals in a truly unique setting.
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  • Pricing: $$$$
  • Open Sundays:
  • Serves Dinner:
  • Reservations Recommended:
  • Denver Original:
  • Has Entertainment:
  • Serves Alcoholic Beverages:
  • Has a Full Bar:
  • Offers Takeout:
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  • Private Rooms Available:
  • Seating Capacity: 350
  • Private Room Capacity: 350
  • Maximum Private Room Capacity: 350
  • Semi-Private Room Capactity: 350
  • Max Banquet: 350
  • Max Reception: 500
  • Cuisine: American/Western
  • Phone: 303.697.4774
  • Email: banquets@thefort.com
  • Fax: 303.697.9310
Green Practices
  • Green Practice Desc: Recycle, Compost, Donate extra food to food banks, Buy locally when possible.

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  • Description The Fort is a full-size replica of an 1830s adobe fur-trade fort, serving award-winning historical meals including buffalo, elk, quail, beef, salmon, poultry and vegetarian entrees since 1963. The distinctive Early West cuisine offers diners the chance to experience meals in a truly unique setting.
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 100
  • Catering In-house
  • Type of Venue Restaurant
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Meeting Theatre , Meeting Classroom
  • Banquet Capacity 350
  • Number of Rooms 4
Vrain
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 96
  • Reception Capacity: 115
Bents
  • Theater Capacity: 65
  • Classroom Capacity: 20
  • Banquet Capacity: 48
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Grill
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 35
Tower
  • Classroom Capacity: 8
  • Banquet Capacity: 16
  • Reception Capacity: 16

Events

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Presenter: Dr. Tom Noel From October through April, Tesoro’s Historic Lecture Series features an exciting lineup of historians, authors, and professors who explore topics pertaining to the history of the 19th century American West. Tesoro’s...

Tesoro Historic Lecture Series: Ghosts of The Fort <p>Presenter: Dr. Tom Noel</p> <p>From October through April, Tesoro’s Historic Lecture Series features an exciting lineup of historians, authors, and professors who explore topics pertaining to the history of the 19th century American West. Tesoro’s Historic Lecture Series is supported by the Western History Department at Yale University.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 19192 SH 8, Morrison, CO 80465
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Dr. Paul Andrew Hutton, renowned author and historian, will explore the gripping story of the Apaches’ long fight against Mexico and the United States. This lecture will focus on his highly-acclaimed and national award-winning book, The...

Tesoro Historic Lecture Series: The Apache Wars <p>Dr. Paul Andrew Hutton, renowned author and historian, will explore the gripping story of the Apaches’ long fight against Mexico and the United States. This lecture will focus on his highly-acclaimed and national award-winning book, The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, The Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History. Humane, insightful, and vivid, this lecture immerses the audience in the rugged landscape of Apacheria, the meeting ground and battlefield of nations.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
  • Image 19192 SH 8, Morrison, CO 80465
  • Image $68

Presenter: Dr. Steven Lee and DMNS Anthropologist On November 27, 1833, thousands of meteors showered the sky of North America. To the American Indians, it appeared as though the stars were falling out of the heavens. Join Dr. Steve Lee as...

Tesoro Historic Lecture Series: Night The Stars Fell <p>Presenter: Dr. Steven Lee and DMNS Anthropologist</p> <p>On November 27, 1833, thousands of meteors showered the sky of North America. To the American Indians, it appeared as though the stars were falling out of the heavens. Join Dr. Steve Lee as he explains and celebrate this natural phenomenon (today known as the Leonid Meteor Shower) from scientific and cultural perspectives. The Denver Astronomical Society will set up telescopes in The Fort’s courtyard to view the night sky.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Las Posadas
Dec 24, 2017

  • Image 19192 SH 8, Morrison, CO 80465
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Celebrated in Mexico and throughout the United States from December 16 to 24, the Las Posadas celebration commemorates Mary and Joseph’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of shelter on the night of baby Jesus’ birth. Tesoro...

Las Posadas <p>Celebrated in Mexico and throughout the United States from December 16 to 24, the Las Posadas celebration commemorates Mary and Joseph’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of shelter on the night of baby Jesus’ birth. Tesoro partners with the Christian Life Movement to present this traditional event.</p> <p>Enjoy Mexican hot chocolate, hot cider, and traditional biscochitos.</p> <p>Outside event &#8211; dress warmly.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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