The Community Vibe News: Zagat told readers to expect a local and community-centric feel, both within the neighborhood and within the restaurant's doors. Community tables and inviting decor encourage conversation and a laid-back vibe. [Zagat]
The Near-Perfect Yelp Rating News: Though only six Yelpers have taken the time to post on their Amass experience, those who have have had practically no negative feedback. A five-star rating is impressive on Yelp and the cuisine is to thank for this. Some even noted that the menu felt under-priced. "I haven't had a bad dish in my three visits," wrote one commenter. [Yelp]
The Happy Hour News: Happy Hour at Amass is a hit, with both food and drink specials to satisfy those looking for fresh French cuisine on a budget. Wine and beer is available for just $4 or $5, with cocktails starting at $6. Raw options are available at happy hour too, including oysters and steak tartare, though the duck rillettes appetizer is the star of the show. These deals are available daily from 4 to 6 p.m. [Amass]
The Joe Troupe Takes on French News: Chef-owner Joe Troupe, formerly of Lucky Pie and Brasserie Ten Ten, decided to highlight his love of French cooking in the new spot, Cafe Society reported. Whether it be a special occasion or a casual night with friends, Troupe hopes to draw crowds with the French flair he poses on the menu. [Cafe Society]
The Super Hospitable Staff News: Reviewers on Yelp are raving not only about the cuisine, but about the knowledge and courtesy of the staff at Amass. Dining is an experience made not only by the cuisine, but by the atmosphere and service, and Yelpers think Amass has got it all. [Yelp]
The Best French Onion Soup News: The French Onion Soup at Amass is turning heads all over Denver, including that of food editor Amanda Faison of 5280 Magazine, who recommended Amass's caramelized onion and beef broth offering by name to a user on Twitter. Here at Eater we agree; the dish made it on our list of must-try French Onion soups in Denver. [Twitter] [EDEN]
Amass is open in Jefferson Park for dinner Tuesday through Saturday and for brunch and lunch on the weekends. To reach the restaurant, call 720.287.1895.