College Inn

Bar · Hale
4400 E 8th Ave (East of Colorado Blvd.), Denver, CO 80220, United States
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 5:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 1:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
$ $ $ $
Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

The CI has been a central Denver fixture for decades. But if you haven't been there recently, you haven't seen the remodel - back to its roots! The drinks are cheap and heavy, and their excellent daily specials are just the icing on the gravy.


Based on 51 votes

People have mixed feelings about this place

  • What you need to know
    Keri D.
    "Rock & Roll Bingo on Wednesday nights."(2 Tips)
    Eric B.
    "New ownership from the Buff Brothers chain, service is slow, but happy hour..."(2 Tips)
    Darrell S.
    "The chili relleno burger is a must order!"(2 Tips)
    Kristen F.
    "The chicken nachos are bomb!"(4 Tips)
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  • bar food
  • roll bingo
  • nachos
  • great value
  • chicken wings
  • happy hour
  • burgers
  • chile rellenos
  • fish tacos
  • beer
  • salads
  • staff
  • Michael Shane B.

    Good burgers. Nice atmosphere.

  • Denver Westword

    While it's easy to dub this popular neighborhood spot, which has been around for decades, a sports bar, the College Inn attracts a lot of folks who are interested in more than just watching the game. Read more

    Denver Westword · August 13, 2014
  • david b.

    green chile tater tots

    david browning · December 7, 2013
  • Darrell S.

    The chili relleno burger is a must order!

    Darrell Sawyer · November 2, 2013
  • Mark S.

    This vile "server" girl Jenny is HORRIBLE! THE WORST WAITRESS I'VE EVER ENDURED. She puts the "wait" in waitress. I had to get up from my table and go to the Bar 4 times.

    Mark Star-mijo · September 10, 2013
  • Dan M.

    I began working at the CI in 1973. Just sayin

    Dan McCann · August 5, 2013
  • Philip S.

    Live music every Thursday night. Can't beat that!

    Philip Stier · February 22, 2013
  • Denver Westword

    Be sure to try the nachos - the chip-to-stuff ratio guarantees each bite is loaded with the goods!

    Denver Westword · February 1, 2013
  • ✌ Rosalee

    The buffalo salad is great!

    ✌ Rosalee · November 21, 2012
  • Ashley D.

    Buffalo chicken salad!!

    Ashley DiPalma · September 5, 2012
  • WW St.

    Winner of the 2012 Westword Best Of Award for Best Nachos!

    WW St. · June 28, 2012
  • Richy

    Great atmosphere and food! Fantastic bar staff. Take great care of them, they work their a**** off!

    Richy · March 27, 2012

    Make sure you stop in and see us every Wednesday night for Rock N Roll Bingo!! Great prizes and more amazing people every week. See you there · March 24, 2012
  • Shannon B.

    Good local bar to walk to and the staff is great! Good specials on good beer too!

    Shannon Bodett · March 9, 2012
  • Keri D.

    Rock & Roll Bingo on Wednesday nights.

    Keri Duffy · February 9, 2012
  • Jeremy H.

    This bar has some of the worst service ever...schedule more waitstaff or people that don't suck

    Jeremy Hunt · December 24, 2011
  • Kristen F.

    The chicken nachos are bomb!

    Kristen Franta · November 14, 2011
  • scifibutterfly

    The Fish Tacos are the best I ever had!

    scifibutterfly · October 1, 2011
  • Off The Quad

    A burger in between 2 grilled cheese sandwiches? We know, we had to try it too.

    Off The Quad · July 21, 2011
  • Randy W.

    Here's the deal...wings are rock solid but get them smoked! The Pancho Villa will cure any hangover but be patient. These guys work really hard and are totally understaffed. Tip well!

    Randy Washington · February 19, 2011
  • Shane A.

    Pbr in a can...

    Shane Adam · February 7, 2011
  • Garrett L.

    This is no longer a Buff Brothers Bar....Its Matt's Place Now!!!!! The Survivor!!!

    Garrett Ladd · January 15, 2011
  • Eric B.

    New ownership from the Buff Brothers chain, service is slow, but happy hour prices are good..

    Eric Barske · January 15, 2011
  • Cooper S.

    order Boulder Gold wings

    Cooper Smith · August 6, 2009